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75 Best Motivational Quotes on Reaching Your Dreams



No matter where you are currently in your life, you no doubt have dreams for the future. But acting on those dreams is no easy feat. That’s why sometimes we take a pause and search for the words and answers from other great people as well who have sought their dreams bravely.

Here are 75 Best Motivational Quotes on Reaching Your Dreams

“What is considered impossible is someone else’s opinion. What is possible is my decision.”
― Idowu Koyenikan

“Positive thinking is powerful thinking. If you want happiness, fulfillment, success and inner peace, start thinking you have the power to achieve those things. Focus on the bright side of life and expect positive results.”
― Germany Kent

“…you have to reach for things beyond your grasp, or what is heaven for”
― Garth Stein

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“Success works as a cycle – growthand contraction, balancing and unbalancing – all while you’re encountering hurdles that get higher and higher over time.”
― Julien Smith

“Believe in your greatness. Because what you believe is what you become.”
― Udai Yadla

“Don’t be in a hurry to achieve your dreams. Take a day to play with your kids and relax – your dreams will still be there tomorrow.”
― Lindsey Rietzsch

“If you want to be a good parent then be a great leader. You should live a life with passion for someone and something. The legacy you leave your children shouldn’t be how you suffered in gratitude for a life you had no passion for. Rather, it should be how grateful you are to a God that believes fairytales can come true because they came true for you.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“Whatever you dream of, there will be fulfillment.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

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“Life is a teacher. We are the student.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“You wouldn’t know how far you can go in mastering a skill, or gaining experience unless you strive and give all your effort to achieve that.
Those who mastered some wonderful skills like drawing, or writing, or learning a new language, or cooking, or whatever beautiful skill there is, they spend the time, and effort, and were very patient in seeking that dream.
If you have the potential, then don’t waste your time dreaming of mastering what you want, but work on it.”
― Noora Ahmed Alsuwaidi

“It takes heart to battle great challenges, great faith to be victorious over them.”
― Wayne Chirisa

“Encouragement fuels great strength and great achievement.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

“It is not speed that matters, it’s persistence.”
― Abhijit Naskar

“You are not too silly to think in a dream, it’s our nature to regret even when we still sick. Think around an idea but reach your destination.”
― Kangoma Kindembo

“I have never suffered from the disease called “What will the people say?” And that continues to help me live my life the exact way I want.”
― Mitta Xinindlu

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“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of the excuses you’re accepting for why you haven’t already accomplished them.”
― Clyde Lee Dennis

“Listen to people from your heart, as if your life depended on it, and you will find that in turn people will listen to you with all of theirs.”
― Chris Murray


“The choices you make from this day forward will lead you, step by step, to the future you deserve.”
― Chris Murray

“I believe a boy can have anything in life that he wants once he starts working for it. The main thing is not to give up. It makes no difference how tough things get, just bow your back, keep working, and put your heart and soul into it. As you go along your way, live a good clean life, don’t hurt anyone or anything, and always be honest. It doesn’t hurt to pray a little, too. If you do all those things-someday you’ll have your pony and gun. You’ll get help when you least expect it.”
― Wilson Rawls

“Many people see a brick wall as an obstacle, when it’s really a ‘how to’ for achieving success. You have to build either of them one brick at a time.”
― Rob Liano

“You’ve got to be driven to become successful.”
― Chris Murray

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“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”
― Milan Kundera

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“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin

“Aim higher in case you fall short.”
― Suzanne Collins

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“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
― Albert Einstein

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”
― Louisa May Alcott

“You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.”
― Tom Hiddleston

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“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.”
― Coco Chanel

“Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.”
― Paulo Coelho

“It was impossible, of course. But when did that ever stop any dreamer from dreaming.”
― Laini Taylor

“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”
― Shannon Alder

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”
― Dr Roopleen

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.”
― Napoleon Hill

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“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.”
― Bruce Lee

“It’s not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What’s hard, she said, is figuring out what you’re willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.”
― Shauna Niequist

“If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.”
― Seneca the Younger

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”
― Rabindranath Tagore

“Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. I want to be free to act, and I also want my actions to mean something.”
― Audrey Niffenegger

“If you don’t know where you are going,
you’ll end up someplace else.”
― Yogi Berra

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“To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.”
― T.F. Hodge

“Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.”
― E. Joseph Cossman

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“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.”
― Flannery O’Connor

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“Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”
― Dr Roopleen

“To dream of success is to set a goal of where you want to be; to wake up, take action, and achieve it is what true success is all about.”
― Idowu Koyenikan

“Your complaints, your drama, your victim mentality, your whining, your blaming, and all of your excuses have NEVER gotten you even a single step closer to your goals or dreams. Let go of your nonsense. Let go of the delusion that you DESERVE better and go EARN it! Today is a new day!”
― Steve Maraboli

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“Reality is a projection of your thoughts or the things you habitually think about.”
― Stephen Richards

“What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

“What is considered impossible is someone else’s opinion. What is possible is my decision.”
― Idowu Koyenikan

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“Acquiring wisdom is great but it is not the goal, applying it is.”
― Idowu Koyenikan

“I’m going to enjoy every second, and I’m going to know I’m enjoying it while I’m enjoying it. Most people don’t live; they just race. They are trying to reach some goal far away on the horizon, and in the heat of the going they get so breathless and panting that they lose sight of the beautiful, tranquil country they are passing through; and then the first thing they know, they are old and worn out, and it doesn’t make any difference whether they’ve reached the goal or not.”
― Jean Webster

“Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it.”
― Marcus Aurelius

“If you’re bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don’t have enough goals.”
― Lou Holtz

“The greatest battles of life are fought out daily in the silent chambers of the soul.”
― David O. McKay

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“There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.”
― Aaron Lauritsen

“People are not lazy, they simply have impotent goals..that is..goals that do not inspire them.”
― Anthony Robbins

“Even a snail will eventually reach its destination.”
― Gail Tsukiyama

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“Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships.”
― Steve Maraboli

“Find a purpose to serve, not a lifestyle to live.”
― Criss Jami

“Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“Great goals make great people. People cannot hit what they do not aim for.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Goals are the road maps that guide you to your destination.
Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.”
― Elbert Hubbard

“The struggles we endure today will be the ‘good old days’ we laugh about tomorrow.”
― Aaron Lauritsen

“The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.”
― Saki

“Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground.”
― Theodore Roosevelt

“Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if
he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast.”
― Hermann Hesse

“The little things of life, sweet and excellent in their place, must not be the things lived for; the highest must be sought and followed; the life of heaven must be begun here on earth.”
― L.M. Montgomery

“It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.”
― Arnold Joseph Toynbee

“A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failures certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.”
― Alexandre Dumas

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”
― Robert Schuller

Keep on reaching those dreams of yours no matter how big or small they can be! Read one of the best motivational quotes here if you are feeling burned out. 


I'm Nikos Alepidis, blogger at motivirus. I'm passioned for all things related to motivation & personal development. My goal is to help and inspire people to become better.

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