27 Daisy Buchanan Quotes from The Golden Girl in The Great Gatsby

Daisy Fay Buchanan is a central fictional character in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 classic, “The Great Gatsby”.

A wealthy socialite from Louisville, Kentucky, she lives in East Egg, Long Island during the Jazz Age.

She’s the object of Jay Gatsby’s affection, cousin to the narrator Nick Carraway and married to polo player Tom Buchanan.

Her internal conflict over choosing between Gatsby and Tom forms a major theme in the novel.

Daisy Buchanan

Fitzgerald’s depiction of Daisy reflects his real-life romance with socialite Ginevra King. Their relationship ended due to economic differences, influencing his portrayal of Daisy.

The character personifies the 1920s flapper, representing young women who challenged societal norms.

Over the years, Daisy’s character has been portrayed in various adaptations, with notable actresses like Mia Farrow and Carey Mulligan bringing her to life.

Here is a best collection of quotes from Daisy Buchanan.

Best Daisy Buchanan Quotes


Do they miss me in Chicago? ~ Daisy Buchanan.


What will we plan? What do people plan? ~ Daisy Buchanan.

What’ll we do with ourselves this afternoon, and the day after that, and the next 30 years? ~ Daisy Buchanan.

How gorgeous! Let’s go back Tom. Tomorrow! ~ Daisy Buchanan.

All my life. I wish it could always be like this. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Don’t look at me. I have been trying to get you to New York all afternoon. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

I woke up out of the ether with an utterly abandoned feeling and asked the nurse right away if it was a boy or a girl. She told me it was a girl, and so I turned my head away and wept, all right. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

I will tell you a family secret. It’s about the butler’s nose. Do you want to hear about the butler’s nose? ~ Daisy Buchanan.

I looked outdoors for a minute, and it’s very romantic outdoors. There a bird on the lawn that I think must be a nightingale come over on the Cunard or White Star Line. He is singing away… It’s romantic, isn’t it Tom? ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Well he wasn’t always a butler, he used to be a silver polisher for some people in New York that had silver service for 200 people. He had to polish it from morning till night, until it finally began to affect his nose. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Not Gatsby. He’s a businessman. He owned a lot of drugstores. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

I think everything’s terrible anyhow… I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Gatsby? What Gatsby? ~ Daisy Buchanan.


Sophisticated. God, I’m sophisticated! ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Tom’s getting very profound. He reads deep books with long words in them. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Your mother wanted to show you off… You dream, you. You absolute dream. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Famous Daisy Buchanan Quotes

I’m p-paralyzed with happiness. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

I wish we could just run away. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

You ought to see the baby. She’s asleep, she’s three years old. Haven’t you ever seen her? ~ Daisy Buchanan.

All the bright precious things fade so fast… and they don’t come back. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

They’re such beautiful shirts. It makes me sad because I’ve never seen such, such beautiful shirts before. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

We can’t lose each other. And let all this glorious love end in nothing. Come home. I’ll be here waiting and hoping for every long dream of you to come true. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

I hope she’ll be a fool, that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Top Daisy Buchanan Quotes

In two weeks, it will be the longest day in the year. Do you always plan for the longest day of the year and then miss it? I always watch for the longest day of the year and then miss it. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Oh, you want too much! I love you now, isn’t that enough? I can’t help what’s past. I did love him once, but I loved you too. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

You did it, Tom. I know you didn’t mean to, but you did it. That’s what I get for marrying a brute of a man, a great, big, hulking physical specimen. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

Daisy was young and her artificial world was redolent of orchids and pleasant, cheerful snobbery and orchestras which set the rhythm of the year, summing up the sadness and suggestiveness of life in new tunes. ~ Daisy Buchanan.

So these were the 27 top Daisy Buchanan quotes from The Golden Girl.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on John Proctor quotes and Joan Didion quotes.

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