Daydreaming Quotes and Sayings

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

Dream as if you have forever. Live as if you only have today.
– James Dean

Visualization is daydreaming with a purpose.
– Bo Bennett

There are certain half-dreaming moods of mind in which we naturally steal away from noise and glare, and seek some quiet haunt where we may indulge our reveries and build our air castles undisturbed.

Daydreaming is okay, even better if you can make some lasting memory out of it.
– Leslie Dean Brown

As an author, I’ve never forgotten how to daydream.
Neil Gaiman

If a writer is daydreaming, leave them be. They could be plotting their next great story.
– Graeme Roberts


They say there’s no harm in daydreaming, but there is.
– Charlaine Harris

A good dose of fantasy is exercise for your sensibilities; it keeps your avatar strong.

Not only should we encourage kids to daydream, but also to jump-in and build those dreams. Dreaming is largely lost among adults drowning in self-imposed realities.

A daydream is an evasion.

Everything starts as somebody’s daydream.
– Larry Niven

Daydreaming incubates creative discovery.
– Daniel Goleman

Daydreaming allows you to play out scenarios where you miraculously save the day. You play out scenarios in your head that are kind of crazy, and then you personally, heroically resolve them.
– Mark Waters

You can spend your time daydreaming or make use of it in other ways.
– Erik Qualman


Travel is impossible, but daydreaming about travel is easy.
– B. J. Novak

I hated school because I liked to daydream and the system tried to stop me from that.
– Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A story in your head isn’t a story. It’s just a daydream until you actually write it down. So write it down.
– Andy Weir

They used to complain at school that I looked out of the window for long periods of time – that sums up my life. I like to look out the window, do nothing, daydream.
– Ritchie Blackmore

Daydreaming is the purest form of being. Take that away and One suffers. Visualization is daydreaming with a purpose.

I live in two unique worlds, traveling between both with just the opening or closing of my eyes.

How’s daydreaming affecting nightmares??
Showing the light where is all dark!

Daydream. Because you can’t accomplish what you’ve never fully imagined.

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
– Charles Darwin


A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets.
– W. H. Auden

I got lost in my doodles, and started daydreaming.
– Cara Lynn Shultz

I’m very good at daydreaming. Ask any of my schoolteachers.
– Bruce Dickinson

Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
Victor Hugo

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

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