Inspirational Quotes about Dreams And Love by Famous Writers

Inspirational Quotes

There are vast number of inspirational quotes about dreams by famous writers that serve to inspire, motivate and dare us to dream big, because dreams are not only the nightly visions that happen at certain stages of sleep, oh no, they are so much more. Representing the world where everything is possible where we can achieve everything we set our mind into, a realm where our life is at its highest level of fulfilment.

Those are the thoughts and visions that you have for yourself, who plot your course of life, shape your destiny by leading you on a desired path. The reason that drives and draws you, the reason why you get up every day and try harder in everything in life is to accomplish these goals, to become this idealized version of your dream. Always tend to move towards the direction where your dreams lead you, never be afraid and remember, greatness comes to those who dare to dream big and have the right mindset.

Inspirational quotes about dreams and love by famous writers:

Ray Douglas Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012)

An American author who mostly wrote fantasy, science and mystery fiction based on dystopia, as well as horror stories, due to his earliest influence and love towards fiction and comic books. He was one of the most distinguished 20th-century American genre writers. Best recognized for his novel ‘Fahrenheit 451’ (1953) which evolves about futuristic dystopia, ‘The Martian Chronicles’ (1950) which consists combined science fiction and horror stories, and ‘The illustrated man’ (1951) collection of short science fiction stories that explore the nature of mankind. Based on the genre he wrote, he was really popular and wanted in the movie industry at that particular time and many of his works have been turned into comic books and movies, and that's why he's one of the most famous writers in the world. Some of the screenplays and television scripts that he wrote or was consulted on are ‘Moby Dick’ and ‘It came from Outer Space’.

This is the most inspirational quotes about dreams and love that he wrote: "Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories."

Ashleigh Ellwood

Born in London, England at 9 December 1933; lives in Santa Barbara, California, USA, after he achieved American citizenship in 1969. Ashleigh Ellwood Brilliant is an epigrammatist, author, cartoonist, public speaker and a teacher; he has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Berkley. He is Best known for his unique Pot –Shots, series of single- panel illustrations with one line humorous- remarks. Ashleigh Brilliant also wrote and sang parody songs called ‘The Haight-Ashbury Songbook’ about the hippie movement, as a part of the counter-culture scene in the late sixties.

"The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary.”

John Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009)

John Hoyer Updike was an American novelist, short story writer, poet, art and literary critic. He is best known for winning the Pulitzer Prize for fiction more than once. He got the Pulitzer Prize for his novel ‘Rabbit is Rich’ (1982) and the novel ‘Rabbit at Rest’ (1990), which belong in his most famous work, the ‘Rabbit’ series of novels developing around the life of a middle-class everyman. Another novel that he wrote and was quite successful was ‘The Witches of East wick’ (1984) which was adapted as a film. In addition of writing novels, he published more than a dozen short stories as well as poetry and children books. He was active in writing columns regularly for The New Yorker and provided critic of literature and art, widely recognized as one of the great American writers and critics of his generation.

He's most influential and inspirational quotes about dreams and love is: "Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them."

Fernando Pessoa (June 13, 1888 – November 30, 1935)

Fernando Antonio Nogueira Pessôa was one of the most significant poets and authors in the Portuguese language of the 20th century. Furthermore, he was also a translator, literary critic, publisher, and a philosopher with a focus on intellectual issues, mystery, concern with dreams and imagination. He is best known for his enormous quantity of poems under heteronyms – concept he invented and refers to one or more imaginary characters created by a writer to write in different styles. He came up with approximately 75 different heteronyms which all possess distinct characters, biographies, philosophies, appearances and writing styles. A notable collection of his work and a lifetime project is ‘The Book Of Disquiet’ which was published posthumously and left unedited by the author and ‘Message’ collection of short poems.

"Whenever someone tells me he dreamed, I wonder if he realizes that he has never done anything but a dream."

Jack Kerouac (March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969)

Jack Kerouac was an American writer born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He alongside with other members, pioneered the Beat movement, a perceived underground, the anti-conformist youth movement in New York. Jack Kerouac's writing style covers issues about religion, poverty, jazz, Buddhism and travel. After his death, he became even more popular and all of his previous unseen work have been published. Some of his most notable works are: ‘The Town And The City’, ‘Doctor Sax’, ‘The Dharma Bums’, ‘Big Sur’ and many more.

"All human beings are also dreamed beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together."

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817 and died on May 6, 1862, he was a poet, author, philosopher, historian, abolitionist, development critic, tax resister, surveyor and he was a leading transcendentalist. His place among the world's most famous writers is best acknowledged by the book “Walden” which is a reflection to simple living in natural surroundings and the essay “Resistance to Civil Government” (or “Civil Disobedience”) which reflects the argument to disobey an unjust state. His works include books, journals, poetry, essays, articles, writings on natural history and philosophy. He was most interested in survival in hostile conditions, decay of nature and historical change.

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Ray Douglas Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 and died on June 5, 2012, he was a horror, fantasy, mystery fiction and science fiction author. He is most famous for “Fahrenheit 451” which is a dystopian novel, “The Martian Chronicles” which are horror and sci-fi stories and “The Illustrated Man” He is known as one of the most celebrated American genre writers in the 20th century. He also consulted and wrote on many television scripts and screenplays which include “Moby Dick” and his work “It Came from Outer Space” which is the most known that has been adapted to TV shows, movies and comic books.

This is the most inspirational quotes about dreams that he wrote: "Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories."

Anaïs Nin

Anaïs Nin was born Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell on February 21, 1903 and died on January 14, 1977 was one of the most famouos writers in France to Cuban parents and was raised in France. She lived for some part of her life in Cuba and Spain but she spent most of her life span in the United Stated, and there she became an established author. She wrote essays, novels, short stories, critical studies, and erotica and journals which began when she was 11 and ended shortly before she died, having a life span for more than 60 years.

"Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country."

Victor Marie Hugo

Victor Marie Hugo was born on 26 February 1802 and died on 22 May 1885 he was a French dramatist, novelist and poet with the Romantic Movement. He is one of the best known and greatest French writers, and his fame comes from his poetry, novels and dramatic achievements. His most famous works of poetry are "Les Contemplations" and "La Légende des siècles" and he is best known for his novels "Les Misérables" and "Notre-Dame de Paris" ("The Hunchback of Notre-Dame"). He was also a drawer and ove 4,000 drawings, and he was an active campaigner for important social issues like the abolition of the death penalty.

"There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia to-day, flesh and blood tomorrow."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born 28 August 1749 and died on 22 March 1832 he was one of the most inspirational famous writers in Germany. His works include lyric and epic poetry which he wrote in different meters and styles; memoirs; treatises on botany, anatomy, and color; prose and verse dramas; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and four novels. He has over 10,000 and 3,000 in existence which makes him one of the greatest famous writers. He was a celebrity when he was 25, and he was ennobled by he Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Karl August in 1782 when he took up residence there after the success of his first novel "The Sorrows of Young Werther" in November 1775.

"What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it."