115 Motivating Future Dreams and Goals Quotes

by Funmi // in Quotes

You have been working so hard on your business. Making sure you don't lose steam.

However, there are days when you feel like your results aren't matching up with the efforts you put in.

On those days, things can feel bleak, and if that day happens to be now, I have these quotes to inspire the belief that your dreams are attainable and you can achieve them.

If that isnt the case for you but you can do with some uplifting about the future and your goals right now. This article is also for you. 

Going all out for your dreams Quotes

  1. “Dare to dream.” Anonymous

  2. “Never let go of your dreams.” Anonymous

  3. “Dreams are necessary to life.” Anais Nin

  4. “Dream. Believe. Create. Succeed.” Anonymous

  5. “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.” Anonymous

  6. “A dream is a wish your heart makes.” Walt Disney

  7. “Dream big, it’s the first step to success.” Anonymous

  8. “Man is a genius when he is dreaming.” Akira Kurosawa

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

  10. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” – Ralph Marston

  11. “There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” – Victor Hugo

  12. “Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” -- Chris Grosser

  13. “Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” -- Wayne Dyer

  14. “All men of action are dreamers.” James Huneker

  15.  “Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” -- Gloria Steinem

  16. “If you keep believing, the dream that you wish will come true.” Cinderella

  17. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” -- Mark Twain

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

  19. “Do all you can to make your dreams come true.” Joel Osteen

  20. “Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” LL Cool J

  21. “Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.” George Lucas

  22.  “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” -- Farrah Gray

  23. “Dreams make things happen, nothing is impossible as long as you believe.” Anonymous

  24. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.” Henry David Thoreau

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

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

  27. “Dream big dreams, commit to you true passion, and you will learn to fly.” Vadim Kotelnikov

  28. “Dreams are not what you see in sleep, it is the thing which doesn’t let you sleep.” A.P.J Abdul Kalam

  29. “Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true.” Leon Suenens

  30. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  31. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” Colin Powell

  32. “As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning.” Barbara Sher

  33. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney

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

  35. “Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words.” Anonymous

  36. “Miracles start to happen when you give as much energy to your dreams as you do to your fears.” Richard Wilkins

  37. “Embrace your inner childhood dreams.” Anonymous

  38. “Be brave, fight for what you belive in and make your dreams a reality.” Anonymous

  39. “Doing what you belive in, and going after your dreams will only result in success.” Anonymous

  40. “Dreams aren’t what you leave behind when morning comes. They are the stuff that fill your every living moment.” David Cuschieri

  41. “The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.” Joel Brown

  42. “Focus on your dream and do everything in your power. You have the power to change your life circumstances.” Nick Vujicic

  43. “The more closely you get in touch with your dreams, the more able you are to make them real. The more vividly you consider how you want your world to be, the more real and effective tools you will have for making it so.” Ralph Marston

  44. “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

  45. “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

  46. “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.” Henry David Thoreau

  47. “Living the dream is simply a form of living out your passion, of making that passion gradually, through persistence and effort, a central part of your life.” Urijah Faber


Inspiring Quotes on a positive perspective about the future.

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  1. Always in motion is the future. – YODA

  2. “The future starts today, not tomorrow.” – Pope John Paul II

  3. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” -- Theodore Roosevelt

  4. Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now. – Mattie Stepanek

  5. “It always seems impossible until it is done.” ~ Nelson Mandela

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

  7. “There is always room at the top.” -- Daniel Webster

  8. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” -- Nelson Mandela

  9. “The future is a split second away.”― Ana Monnar

  10. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” -- Babe Ruth

  11. “The future lay before him, inevitable but invisible.”― John Green

  12. When all else is lost, the future still remains. – Christian Nevell Bovee

  13. “Always remember that the future comes one day at a time” – Dean Acheson

  14. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -- Arthur Ashe

  15.  "Don't give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you." -- John Wooden

  16.  “If there is hope in the future, there is literally power in the present.” – Zig Ziglar

  17. “Do not watch the clock. Do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson

  18. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. – Unknown

  19. Being fully present is the best guarantee for a bright future. – Guy Finley

  20. We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it. – Barack Obama

  21. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” -- Vince Lombardi

  22. “It’s not about what I SEE for our future, or humanity; It’s about what I DO for our future and humanity.”― Steve Maraboli

  23. My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there. – Charles F. Kettering

  24. “This is what you do. You make a future for yourself out of the raw material at hand.”― Michael Cunningham

  25. Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir

  26. “I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail, than to attempt nothing and succeed.” -- Robert H. Schuller

  27. “Well done is better than well said.” -- Benjamin Franklin

  28. We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. – George Bernard Shaw

  29. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” -- Winston Churchill

  30. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  31. “Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead." -- Nelson Mandela

  32. Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. – Albert Camus

  33. The future is not an inheritance, it is an opportunity and an obligation. – Bill Clinton

  34. “I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up in the morning and see the light.”― Miles Davis

  35. “If we could unfold the future, the present would be our greatest care.” – Edward Counsel

  36. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” -- Zig Ziglar

  37. “Look beyond the present circumstances, imagine a brighter future.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

  38. You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. – Abraham Lincoln

  39. If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future. – Winston Churchill

  40. “You cannot change your future. But you can change your habits. And surely your habits will change your future.” – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  41. “The future is what matters — because one never reaches it, but always stays in the present — like the White Queen who had to run like the wind to remain in the same spot.”― Sylvia Plath

  42. “One must plan for the future and anticipate the future without fearing the future.”― Robin Hobb

  43. “The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.”― Plato

  44. “At some point the future becomes reality. And then it quickly becomes the past.”― Haruki Murakami

  45. The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on. – Barack Obama

  46. “The past gave us experience and made us wiser so that we can create a beautiful and brighter future.” ― Debasish Mridha

Inspiring Quotes on maintaining your focus on the Goal

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  1. “What you stay focused on will grow.”

  2. ― Roy T. Bennett

  3. “Our focus is our future and what we focus on will multiply in our life.” — David DeNotaris
  4. “Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure.” — Napoleon Hill
  5. “Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot. Make it hot by striking.” -- William Butler Yeats

  6. “Even if you fall on your face you’re still moving forward.” -- Victor Kiam

  7. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” — Bruce Lee — Focus Quotes
  8. “We remember the past, live in the present, and write the future.”― Shaun David Hutchinson

  9. “Why don’t you focus on where you’re going and less on where you came from?”― Amy Harmon

  10. "I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got." -- Walter Cronkite.

  11. “I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.” — Venus Williams
  12. “The future will be what it will, and fretting about it will only make your fears more likely to come true.”― Christopher Paolini

  13. “Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.” -- James Barrie

  14. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” — Socrates
  15. “Without ambition, one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  16. “I am an optimist. Anyone interested in the future has to be otherwise he would simply shoot himself.”― Arthur C. Clarke

  17. “The future is a hundred thousand threads, but the past is a fabric that can never be rewoven.”― Orson Scott Card

  18. “The most important thing is this: to sacrifice what you are now for what you can become tomorrow.”― Shannon Alder

  19. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.”― Franklin D. Roosevelt

  20. “My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal. We never lose, somehow we win out.” -- Ronald Reagan

  21. “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” ― Roy T. Bennett

  22. “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

Which of these quotes 'jumped' at you, or if you have more to add, please comment below. 

About the author 


Funmi is a Certified Functional Health Coach. She is passionate about helping female entrepreneurs transform from Stress and burnout so they can begin to thrive in their body and, by extension, their businesses.

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