31 Quotes About Crushed Dreams


We do not always get what we want out of life. These quotes about crushed dreams capture the broken spirit and challenges we are faced with.

“A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”

“All the disappointments, broken dreams and deep dark experiences will soon be forgotten and blotted out like a bad dream, when that glorious dawn of Heaven arrives!”

“Arms now empty will be filled and hearts now hurting from broken dreams and yearning will be healed.”

“As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons.”

“Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.”

“Don’t let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of going after yours.”

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.”

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

“Dreams and expectations also have the very dark flipside of disappointment, broken dreams.”

“Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.”

“Follow your dreams. They know the way.”

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.”

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.”

“If you can dream it, you can achieve it.”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

“In life man commits himself and draws his own portrait, outside of which there is nothing. No doubt this thought may seem harsh to someone who has not made a success of his life. ”

“In the town of broken dreams the streets are filled with regret, maybe down in lonesome town I can learn to forget.”

“Jesus knows the burdens we carry and the tears we shed, but He is the healer of broken hearts, broken dreams, and broken lives. Trust him. He never fails.”

“Let go of your expectations. The universe will do what it will. Sometimes your dreams will come true. Sometimes they won’t. Sometimes when you let go of a broken dream, another one gently takes its place. Be aware of what is, not what you would like to be, taking place.”

“Love is blind and little did I know, you were just another dead end road. Paved with pretty lies and broken dreams.”

“Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn’t the dream destroy reality?”

“She reached into the pocket of her dress and threw the small stack of bills at him. They fluttered to the ground like broken dreams. ”

“Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?”

“Sometimes a broken dream will make you sad or make you mean. Sometimes things ain’t bad as they seem.”

“Sometimes we focus on the mess or the broken dream, but in all the mess God sees greatness. He knows how to take your troubles and turn them into trophies, how to take the test and make it your testimony.”

“The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.”

“They say for every light on Broadway there is a broken heart, an unrealized dream. And that’s the same in any profession. ”

“We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers.”

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

“Wishing you happiness always! Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons.”

“With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.”

It is never too late to achieve your dreams and get something out of life.

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