Daydreaming Blog

This morning, while reading one of John Muir's books, I all of a sudden realized that the biggest inventors, authors, artists and other creative people of all kinds, were also the biggest daydreamers.

Every grand idea starts in one's mind, one's fantasy, one's dream. It's a vision of something new, never done or achieved before, Its birth is thrilling beyond description!

​My emotional state while daydreaming is more pleasant than words can say. The feeling of utter excitement sends blood rushing through the veins and makes me feel more alive and happy than ever before!

Eye of Daydreaming

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So I decided to start my own collection of quotes by some of the most profound daydreamers of all times. And since I won't ever be able to explore and study all of them I'll be happy to share on this site the quotations that resonate with my heart the most.

​Citing some famous daydreamers here...

George Lucas Entrepreneur, film director, screen writer, producer

I'm not much of a math and science guy. I spent most of my time in school daydreaming and managed to turn it into a living.

Bo Bennett American businessman

Visualization is daydreaming with purpose.

Kurt Cobain American rock artist (guitarist/songwriter with Nirvana band)
(1967 - 1994)

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.

Neil Gaiman Brittish author

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

Sandra Cisneros American author

In my youth, daydreaming nurtured me, provided a safe heaven. I'd sleep for twelve hours and even when awake escape to the safe place in my mind.

Image below credits: Veronica Loveless

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B. J. Novak American actor

Travel is impossible, but daydreaming about travel is easy.

Mickey Rooney American actor
(1920 - 2014)

I'm 74 but I feel like I'm 35. And it isn't work. You know what it is?
It's fun, absolute fun. I don't know many people who are fortunate enough to be in a business like that.

Judy Garland American actress & singer
(1922 - 1969)

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

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Image above credits: AlectorFencer

John Pinette American actor and stand-up comedian
(1964 - 2014)

What do they give you for a side dish in England for breakfast? Home Fries? Hash Browns? Fresh fruit? Nay, nay. They give you beans. Oh, good. Let's start me off in the morning: empty stomach, cup of black coffee, and some beans. Now let's walk me around London for a little while, getting me all churned up. Put me in a taxi and see what happens. I blew the doors off the taxi.

George Strait American country singer

If it's a good song and it fits me, that's what I'm going to do, I'm not out there trying to change the world. I'm just out there trying to sing country music the best way I can.

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Image above credits: Paula, artist from Poland


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