30 Head in the Clouds Quotes to Blow Your Mind

“Head in the Clouds” means so busy with one’s own thoughts that one fails to notice what is going on around them.

It is similar to the Italian phrase “avere la testa fra le nuvole”.


The phrase can sometimes have negative connotations, implying that the person is not paying attention to what’s happening around them.

Best Head in the Clouds Quotes


Don’t let failure go to your heart, and don’t let success go to your head. ~ Will Smith.

Love makes people so stupid. ~ Magnus Flyte.

Yes, I’m a fan of living some part of each day with my head in the clouds. ~ Scott Stabile.

Keep your head in the clouds and your hands on the keyboard. ~ Marissa Meyer.

Having your head in the clouds, even for just a few minutes each day, is good for your mind, good for your body, and good for your soul. ~ Gavin Pretor-Pinney.

It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are… than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

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Famous Head in the Clouds Quotes

My head’s not in the clouds, but I think I’ve gotten too much credit for being an astute businessman. ~ Steven Spielberg.


Having your head in the clouds is not a bad thing… as long as you take advantage of the inspiration you find while you’re there. ~ Misty Dawn Seidel.

Don’t confuse your path with your destination. Just because it’s stormy now doesn’t mean that you aren’t headed for sunshine. ~ Unknown.

Fantasy doesn’t have to be fantastic. American writers in particular find this much harder to grasp. You need to have your feet on the ground as much as your head in the clouds. The cute dragon that sits on your shoulder also craps all down your back, but this makes it more interesting because it gives it an added dimension. ~ Terry Pratchett.


How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go in your head. ~ Unknown.

Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it. ~ Wilferd Peterson.


Life is short if you don’t notice it’ll pass you by, That’s why my head is in the clouds trying to pass the sky. ~ Ludacris.

Einstein was a giant. His head was in the clouds, but his feet were on the ground. But those of us who are not that tall have to choose! ~ Richard P. Feynman.

Should pain and suffering, sorrow, and grief, rise up like clouds and overshadow for a time the Sun of Righteousness and hide Him from your view, do not be dismayed, for in the end this cloud of woe will descend in showers of blessing on your head, and the Sun of Righteousness rise upon you to set no more forever. ~ Sadhu Sundar Singh.


I try not to keep my head in the clouds. ~ Cody Johnson.

As a youngster I was a great dreamer, reading many books of adventure and walking lonely miles with my head in the clouds. ~ Edmund Hillary.

Head in the clouds quote I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.
I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind. ~ Edgar Allan Poe.

Top Head in the Clouds Quotes

If you can walk with your head in the clouds and keep your feet on the ground, you can make a million dollars in the NBA. ~ Gary Dornhoefer.


Beauty starts in your head, not in your mirror. ~ Joubert Botha.

The orange sky is rolling across the sky like a severed head, gentle light glimmers in the ravines among the clouds, the banners of the sunset are fluttering above our heads. The stench of yesterday’s blood and slaughtered horses drips into the evening chill. ~ Isaac Babel.

This is not what it is like to be you, I realized as a few of your magnificent clouds flew over the rooftop. It is just me thinking about being you. And before I headed back down the hill, I walked in a circle around your house, making an invisible line which you would have to cross before dark. ~ Billy Collins.

Powerful Head in the Clouds Quotes

I thought religion would make me live with my head in the clouds, but as often as not, it grounds me in this world. ~ A. J. Jacobs.

Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity. ~ Unknown.


If you didn’t sit with your head in the clouds so perpetually you wouldn’t get so many shocks. ~ Ethel M. Dell.

Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out! ~ Unknown.


So these were the 30 top quotes about Head in the Clouds.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Diamond in the Rough quotes and Christ Consciousness quotes.

References and Sources:

  1. Head In The Clouds Quotes – Goodreads
  3. Quotes about Head in clouds (24 quotes) – Quote Master
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