DayDreaming Quotes

Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.- Gaston Bachelard

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presence may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.- James Douglas

I live my daydreams in music.- Albert Einstein

You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it.-Neil Gaiman

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

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

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

Under every full moon, a woolgathering world idles.-Lorraine Skylark

If you've never stared off in the distance, then your life is a shame.-Adam Duritz

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

A daydream is an evasion.-Thomas Merton

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father coming on a white horse to rescue me.-Christine Keeler

Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically opposing views get together and shake hands, the contradictions between our systems will simply melt away? What kind of a daydream is that?-Nikita Khrushchev

Everything starts as somebody's daydream.-Larry Niven

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

In a daydream sort of way, I think it would be pretty cool to direct a movie. But I have been on movie and TV sets and know it is hard work. I like directing it in my mind. It is easier.-Michael Connelly

 

It's true that I tend to daydream. I'm the same person in business as I am in music: I can be distracted and absentminded. It's my style.-Gordon Getty

Maybe in a few months I can start to daydream if we are still top of the league. That is the main one for us.-John Terry

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

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

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

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

Under every full moon, a woolgathering world idles. - Lorraine Skylark

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

Ah, the things we would do if we could - especially in the secure knowledge that we can't. - Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

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

You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it. - Neil Gaiman

Television is simply automated daydreaming. - Lee Loevinger