54 Daydream Quotes and Sayings

Daydream is a condition where one’s mind is temporarily disconnected from the surrounding environment. One’s contact becomes blurred and partially replaced by visual fantasies, especially about pleasant things, hopes, or ambitions, and is experienced in a waking state. There are several types of daydreams, and there is no consistent definition. As for the characteristics that are often found in all conditions that are fulfilled by the criteria for mild dissociation. There are many collections of “daydream” quotes and sayings that you can use as motivation.

Daydreaming incubates creative discovery. – Daniel Goleman

Television is simply automated daydreaming. ~ Lee Loevinger

The cost of oblivious daydreaming was always this moment of return. – Ian McEwan

All important progress made by the human race has its roots in daydreaming. – Eda LeShan

Every exceptional writer holds a Master of Arts in Daydreaming. – Richelle E. Goodrich

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

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

I try to maintain a healthy dose of daydreaming, to remain sane. – Florence Welch

Daydream transports the dreamer outside the immediate world to a world that bears the mark of infinity. – Gaston Bachelard

But I’m always dreaming, even when I’m awake; it is never finished. – Peter S. Beagle

Unlike any other form of thought, daydreaming is its own reward. – Michael Pollan

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other. – Douglas H. Everett

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

A goal without an action plan is a daydream. – Nathaniel Branden

The difference between a vision and a daydream is the audacity to act. – Steven Furtick

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

Daydreaming is a way of escaping from reality. – Lily Amis

Daydreaming is the purest form of being. Take that away and One suffers. – Solange Nicole

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

A vision without action is called a daydream; but then again, action without a vision is called a nightmare. Jim Sorensen One man’s daydreaming is another man’s day. – Terri Guillemets

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

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

Visualization is daydreaming with a purpose. – Bo Bennett

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

Daydream, imagine, and reflect. It’s the source of infinite creativity. – Deepak Chopra

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

Everything starts as somebody’s daydream. – Larry Niven

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

I live my daydreams in music. – Albert Einstein

A daydream is an evasion. – Thomas Merton

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

One man’s daydreaming is another man’s novel. – Grey Livingston

Daydreaming is one of the key sources of poetry. – Edward Hirsch

Daydreaming with pencil and paper is a respectable form of meditation. – John Howe

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

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

Waiting in line is a great opportunity to meet people, daydream, or play. – Patch Adams

I am afraid I have done sadly too much sitting and dreaming since I have been up. – James Ward

One man’s daydreaming is another man’s day. – Terri Guillemets

Daydreaming is its own reward. – Marty Rubin

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

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

Prepare while others are daydreaming. – William Arthur Ward

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

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

The real thing, when done right , is always better than a daydream. – Amy Harmon

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

A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. – W.H. Auden

Daydreaming subverts the world. – Raoul Vaneigem

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

But we have to understand why we do what we do, not just do what we do. Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. – Pinball Clemons

He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie. – Anaïs Nin

Some expressions from various quotes about daydreams can change your life for the better and more enthusiastic, and the quotes on motivation above in life experiences are useful.