Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Author: William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)
Profession: American Unitarian Minister, Author
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
Author: John Locke (1632-1704)
Profession: British Philosopher
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)
Profession: American Poet
There is no self-delusion more fatal than that which makes the conscience dreamy with the anodyne of lofty sentiments, while the life is groveling and sensual.
Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)
Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor
To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes.
Author: Antoine Rivarol (1753-1801)
Profession: French Journalist, Epigrammatist
Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil.
Author: Charles Simmons
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.
Author: William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
Profession: British Poet