Quotes about Dreams

"We need men who can dream of things that never were."

John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963) often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.


"It takes a person who is wide a wake to make his dream."

Roger Ward Babson (uly 6, 1875 – March 5, 1967) remembered today largely for founding Babson College in Massachusetts, was an entrepreneur and business theorist in the first half of the 20th century.


"The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality."

Toni Cade Bambara (March 25, 1939 – December 9, 1995) was an American author, social activist, and college professor.


"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible."

Claude Thomas Bissell (10 February 1916 - 21 June 2000) was a Canadian author and educator.


"Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me a purpose, a reason to hang on."

Steve Patrick Callahan (-)


"If you can dream it, you can do it."

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist. Disney is famous for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century. As the co-founder (with his brother Roy O. Disney) of Walt Disney Productions, Disney became one of the best-known motion picture producers in the world.


"I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough."

Maurits Cornelis Escher (17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972) usually referred to as M. C. Escher was a Dutch graphic artist. He is known for his often mathematically inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints.


"There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some people who face reality, and then there are those who turn one into the other."

Douglas H Everett (1916-2002) specialist in chemicals.


"Always dream and shoot higher than you know how to. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."

William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was a Nobel Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. One of the most influential writers of the 20th century, his reputation is based on his novels, novellas and short stories. He was also a published poet and an occasional screenwriter.


"Dreams- a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul."

Erich Seligmann Fromm (March 23, 1900 – March 18, 1980) was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist.