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30 “Dream Big” Quotes That Will Motivate You Right Now

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Don't hold yourself back and always know that you are capable of anything you set your mind to.rd.com

Dream big quotes

When you get caught up in the day to day routine, you need to remember these dream big quotes. Don’t hold yourself back and always know that you are capable of anything you set your mind to. While you’re dreaming big, don’t forget to laugh at these funny quotes, be joyful with these happiness quotes, and find an extra push of motivation with these inspirational quotes.

"No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid."—Lupita Nyong'o. rd.com

Your dreams are valid

“No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.”—Lupita Nyong’o.  Dream big quotes don’t get much better than this inspiring line. Here are some inspirational quotes from your favorite comedians.

"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.rd.com

Inevitable dreams

“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. Check out the hidden meaning behind the most common dreams.

“A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” —John Maxwell.rd.com

Passion, not position

“A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” —John Maxwell. These life-changing quotes will inspire you.

"Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real."—Tupac Shakur.rd.com

Dreams are for real

“Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.”—Tupac Shakur. If you’re enjoying these dream big quotes, read through these hope quotes that will instantly lift you up.

"Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."—Harriet Tubman.rd.com

Reach the stars

“Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”—Harriet Tubman. Don’t miss these moving quotes about world peace.

“Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.” —Goetherd.com

Be bold

“Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.” —Goethe. Check out these bizarre facts about dreams.

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."—Eleanor Roosevelt.rd.com

The future is yours

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”—Eleanor Roosevelt. This is one of a few dream big quotes that always make people smile. For more happy messages, check out these uplifting quotes that will stay with you.

"Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet."—Victor Hugord.com

Fact and dream meet

“Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.”—Victor Hugo. These are some surprising things your dreams reveal about you.

“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.rd.com

Sail away

“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. Read through these motivational quotes from eternal optimists.

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality."—Yoko Ono.rd.com

Make it a reality

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

“All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” —Brian Tracy.rd.com

Be a big dreamer

“All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” —Brian Tracy.

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."—Walt Disneyrd.com

Courage to pursue

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”—Walt Disney. If you like these dream big quotes check out these inspiring quotes from Princess Diana.

“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” —Leonardo da Vinci.rd.com

Eyes turned skywards

“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” —Leonardo da Vinci.

"Dreams are the touchstones of our character."—Henry David Thoreau.rd.com

Our character

“Dreams are the touchstones of our character.”—Henry David Thoreau.

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

Grow into your dreams

“Dreams come in a size too big so that we may grow into them.” —Josie Bisse. These world-changing ideas came from dreams.

“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.rd.com

Shorten the distance

“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.

“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 Rohnrd.com

As long as it takes

“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

“Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.” —Dr. Dale E. Turnerrd.com

Untapped possibilities

“Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.” —Dr. Dale E. Turner. Check out these inspirational quotes about teaching.

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” —Thomas Jeffersonrd.com

Dreams of the future

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” —Thomas Jefferson. Are these dream big quotes inspiring you to take action?

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

No path

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

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

No limitations

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

"Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.” —Peter McWilliams.rd.com

Learn to be uncomfortable

“Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.” —Peter McWilliams.

“If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.” —Ludwig Wittgenstein.rd.com

Don’t be afraid to be silly

“If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.” —Ludwig Wittgenstein.

“Capture your dreams and your life becomes full. You can, because you think you can.” —Nikita Koloff. rd.com

You can

“Capture your dreams and your life becomes full. You can, because you think you can.” —Nikita Koloff. These reading quotes will make you crave a good book.

“Dream and give yourself permission to envision a you that you choose to be.” —Joy Page.rd.com

Envision a better you

“Dream and give yourself permission to envision a you that you choose to be.” —Joy Page.

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

Build your own dream

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

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

Never too old

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —C. S. Lewis. Here are some quotes from the most impressive women in history.

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” —Les Brown.rd.com

Hunger to dream

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” —Les Brown.

“Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.” —Belva Davis.rd.com

Space to reality

“Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.” —Belva Davis.

"When you cease to dream, you cease to live."—Malcolm Forbes.rd.com

Dreaming is living

“When you cease to dream, you cease to live.”—Malcolm Forbes. These dream big quotes are inspiring. Next, read through these wise quotes that are worth remembering.

Originally Published in Reader's Digest