20+ Dreamy Daisy Buchanan Quotes: Key Lines From 'The Great Gatsby'

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Daisy Buchanan is a fictional character from the novel, 'The Great Gatsby', written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Daisy Buchanan is one of the most popular characters in Fitzgerald's 'Great American Novel'. She is portrayed as a charming, if slightly vacuous, married woman who also has a daughter.

Daisy Buchanan is the most alluring, wealthy and graceful character in 'The Great Gatsby', as presented by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 'The Great Gatsby' revolves around the thwarted love story of Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby. Jay Gatsby managed to steal her heart, but Gatsby had to leave to fight in the Great War, and Daisy promised to wait until Jay Gatsby returns. However, Daisy married Tom Buchanan, a wealthy young man, and had a daughter with him. But to Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan is the love of his life, and so he started accumulating wealth through illegal activities in order to impress her, and maybe even meet her again.

In the end, Daisy chose Tom over Jay, which illustrates a selfish side of her character. But on the whole, she is portrayed as a beautiful and smart young lady, born with a fickle side too. Here is a collection of quotes about when Daisy Buchanan left her problems, her hardships, and other such important aspects of her character.

If you liked quotes about Daisy Buchanan, do read Tom Buchanan quotes and [Jay Gatsby quotes].

Quotes From Daisy Buchanan

These quotes are an illustration of inspiration.

We have listed below the quotes by Daisy Buchanan character from the book, which helps you do the analysis of the character. Check out her best quotes.

1. "I think everything's terrible anyhow… I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything."

- Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

2. "You threw me over on the telephone. I don't give a damn about you now but it was a new experience for me and I felt a little dizzy for a while."

- Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

3. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

4. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

5. "They're such beautiful shirts. It makes me sad because I've never seen such—such beautiful shirts before."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

6. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

7. "Your mother wanted to show you off… You dream, you. You absolute dream."

- Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

8. "I'm p-paralyzed with happiness."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

9. "What'll we do with ourselves this afternoon, and the day after that, and the next thirty years?"

- Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

10. "All the bright precious things fade so fast... and they don't come back."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

Important Daisy Buchanan Quotations

Daisy Buchanan has a balance of charm and selfishness in her character as the love she had for Gatsby was blurred and something she was unsure of; in spite of Gatsby trying his best to get her back, she couldn't gather love out of her true spirits. And to portray her mixed character, here is a collection of quotes by Daisy Buchanan that is all promising and reflects her true nature and character.

11. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

12. "I wish we could just run away."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

13. "All my life. I wish it could always be like this."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

14. "Here, dearis, take 'em downstairs and give 'em back to whoever they belong to. Tell 'em all Daisy's change' her mind. Say 'Daisy's change' her mind!"

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

15. "Do they miss me in Chicago?"

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

16. "How gorgeous! Lets go back Tom. Tomorrow!"

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

17. "You ought to see the baby. She's asleep, she's three years old. Haven't you ever seen her?"

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

18. "Don't look at me. I have been trying to get you to New York all afternoon."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

19. "Gatsby? What Gatsby?"

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

20. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

21. "What will we plan? What do people plan?"

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

22. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

23. "Tom's getting very profound. He reads deep books with long words in them."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

24. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

25. "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 two hundred people. He had to polish it from morning till night, until it finally began to affect his nose."

-Daisy Buchanan, 'The Great Gatsby'.

26. "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, 'The Great Gatsby'.

Quotes Describing Daisy Buchanan

These quotes are really insightful.

Listed below are a few beautiful quotes about Daisy Buchanan's character, which speaks about her perspective and role in the book.

27. "It was the kind of voice that the ear follows up and down as if each speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again. Her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth, but there was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget: a singing compulsion, a whispered, listen, a promise that she had done gay, exciting things just a while since and that there were gay, exciting things hovering in the next hour."

-Nick Carraway, 'The Great Gatsby'.

28. "He looked at her the way all women want to be looked at by a man."

-Nick Carraway, 'The Great Gatsby'.

29 "You make me feel uncivilized, Daisy."

-Nick Carraway, 'The Great Gatsby'.

30. "Her voice is full of money. That was it. I'd never understood before. It was full of money – that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell in it, the jingle of it, the cymbals' song of it… high in a white palace the king's daughter, the golden girl."

- Nick Carraway, 'The Great Gatsby'.

31. "Daisy's voice has an enticing mystique that captures the listener's attention and compels them to follow the musicality of her speech."

-Nick Carraway, 'The Great Gatsby'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Daisy Buchanan quotes, then why not take a look at [Nick Carraway quotes] and Zelda Fitzgerald quotes.

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