Quotations Topic: Reverie (7 Quotations)
Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil.
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
William Ellery Channing
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
James Russell Lowell
To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes.
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