Daydreaming Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old daydreaming quotes, daydreaming sayings, and daydreaming proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

John Howe

A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets.     

W. H. Auden

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

Leslie Dean Brown

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

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

Erik Qualman

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

Steven Wright

They say there's no harm in daydreaming, but there is.     

Charlaine Harris

If you don't daydream your life is a nightmare.     

Karl Lagerfeld

Everything starts as somebody's daydream.     

Larry Niven

Daydreams were dangerous because they made her wish for things she could never have.     

Julie Garwood

We can imprison ourselves with our wants, wishes, and false dreams.     

Kilroy J. Oldster

Day dreaming is actually research for the next book.     

Val Richards

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

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

Michael Pollan