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Quotations about Daydreaming




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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 Buuel


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



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