Daydreaming Quotes

A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish. ~W.H. Auden

How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true! ~Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts

He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie. ~Anais Nin

To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes. ~Antoine Rivarol

Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it. ~John Locke

All religions will pass, but this will remain: simply sitting in a chair and looking in the distance. ~V.V. Rozanov

People don't come to church for preachments, of course, but to daydream about God. ~Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

If you've never stared off in the distance, then your life is a shame. ~Adam Duritz, "Mrs. Potter's Lullaby," performed by Counting Crows

Sometimes, in a summer morning, having taken my accustomed bath, I sat in my sunny doorway from sunrise till noon, rapt in reverie. ~Henry David Thoreau

One man's daydreaming is another man's day. ~Grey Livingston

One man's daydreaming is another man's novel. ~Grey Livingston

One man's daydreaming is another man's woman. ~Grey Livingston

Tobacco and alcohol, delicious fathers of abiding friendships and fertile reveries. ~Luis Buñuel

I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering. ~Steven Wright


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