50 Dream Big Quotes to Inspire You to Follow Yours

We always hear that we should dream big, but sometimes that is easier said than done. Having a bucket list is definitely an inspirational invitation to do just that, but there are times when you need a little extra help. And that’s why my list of dream big quotes was created—to give you that additional “oomph” you may need!

Once these quotes have inspired you to dream big, don’t forget to then takes steps to follow your dreams—or rather—chase them until you achieve them.

The Best Dream Big Quotes to Inspire You to Follow Yours


“A bucket list is an invitation to dream bigger.”
—Annette White

A bucket list is an invitation to dream bigger - Quote by Annette White


“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”
Yoko Ono


“Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
Harriet Tubman


“Ask yourself, ‘How long am I going to work to make my dreams come true?’ I suggest you answer, ‘As long as it takes.’” 
—Jim Rohn


“Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing.”
Adolph Monod


“Dare to dream, then decide to do.”
—Annette White

"Dare to dream, then decide to do." —Annette White


“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” 
—Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Don’t do what they expect, do what you dream.”
—Annette White

"Don’t do what they expect, do what you dream." —Annette White


“Don’t downgrade your dreams just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.”
—Stuart W. Scott


“Don’t just chase your dreams, catch them.”
—Annette White


“Don’t let anyone steal your dream. It’s your dream, not theirs.”
—Dan Zadra


“Don’t let anyone turn your sky into a ceiling.”


“Don’t let small minds convince you that your dreams are too big.”


“Dream big dreams! Imagine that you have no limitations and then decide what’s right before you decide what’s possible.” 
—Brian Tracey


“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become.”
—John Ruskin


“Dreaming is the beginning of getting everything you want.”
—Annette White

"Dreaming is the beginning of getting everything you want." —Annette White quote


“Dreams come in a size too big so that we may grow into them.” 
— Josie Bisse


“Dreams grow if you grow.”
—Zig Ziglar


“Even if you can’t just snap your fingers and make a dream come true, you can travel in the direction of your dream, every single day and you can shorten the distance between the two of you.” 
—Douglas Pagels


“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” 
—Harriet Tubman


“I have had dreams, and I’ve had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.”
Jonas Salk


“I tell people I’m too stupid to know what’s impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.”
—Debi Thomas


“If you can dream it, you can do it.”
—Walt Disney


“If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to help build theirs.” 
—Tony Gaskins


“If you never dream, you will never know the endless possibilities of what you can become.”
—Annette White

"If you never dream, you will never know the endless possibilities of what you can become." —Annette White Quote


“If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.”
—Richard Branson


“It may be that those who do most, dream most.”
—Stephen Butler Leacock


“It’s better to have an impossible dream than no dream at all.”


“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”


“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.”
—H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


“No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.”


“Not fulfilling your dreams will be a loss to the world, because the world needs everyone’s gift–yours and mine.” 
Barbara Sher


“Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.”
Tupac Shakur


“Remember this dear, if you play small, you stay small.”


“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”
Christopher Reeve


“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start getting excited about what could go right.”
—Tony Robbins


“Stop dreaming about your bucket list and start living it.”
—Annette White

stop dreaming about your bucket list Annette White Quote


“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”
—Oprah Winfrey


“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
Eleanor Roosevelt


“The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.”
—Ben Stein


“The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.”
—Ayn Rand


“The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.”
—Sarah Ban Breathnach


“Think big, dream big, believe big, and the results will be big.”


“This one step: choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.”
Scott Reed


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
—Mark Twain


“What you have done is nothing compared to what you can do.”
—Grant Cardone


“When you cease to dream, you cease to live.”
Malcolm Forbes


“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” 
—C. S. Lewis


“You say I dream too big, I say you think too small.”


“You see things and say ‘why?’ But I dream things that never were and I say ‘why not?’
—George Bernard Shaw


“Face it until you don’t fear it.”
Annette White

Face it until you don't fear it.

Sometimes we all need a little motivation to follow, chase and catch all of our wildest dreams. And I hope this this list of dream big quotes are the inspiration you need to achieve everything you want in life.

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