Travel is impossible but daydreaming about travel is easy.
You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it.
A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur and dreaming is nursed in darkness.
If a little dreaming is dangerous the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more to dream all the time.
At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult but my mum forbid it. Right now I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.
When I see these young girls who are dreaming the dream that I'm living it's very very exciting and it puts a big smile on my face.
This week the world gathers in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic games. This is the extraordinary moment China has been dreaming of for 100 years. People have been longing for this moment because it symbolises a turning point in China's relationship with the outside world.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
The music of Hendrix wakes people up to their possibilities. It's more than just dreaming about being a guitar hero.
I've found myself at one in the morning just sitting at my desk spending an hour returning emails from the day until like two in the morning. It's ridiculous I should be sleeping or dreaming or reading a novel.
I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
I've studied a technique called the Sanford Miesner technique that teaches you how to focus. It's mainly about daydreaming. And the technique's really about imaginary circumstances. Using your imagination to sort of daydream about stuff. It makes you emotional in a scene.
Dreaming is an act of pure imagination attesting in all men a creative power which if it were available in waking would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming the house protects the dreamer the house allows one to dream in peace.
Happiness in this world when it comes comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit and it leads us a wild-goose chase and is never attained. Follow some other object and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
I keep dreaming of a future a future with a long and healthy life not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.
I think a lot of stuff I find funny is from day dreaming.
I grew up under Communism so we could only learn Russian and then when Communism fell in 1989 we could learn a few more things and have the freedom to travel and the freedom of speech - and the freedom of dreaming really.
There were a lot of people dreaming about making films and they would finance maybe 6 films a year. Because they were funded by the government the films sort-of had to deal with serious social issues - and as a result nobody went to see those films.
The first-born in every family is always dreaming for an imaginary older brother or sister who will look out for them.
I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family together all of us laughing and talking loving and understanding not looking at the past but only to the future.
The Internet is the hope of an integrated world without frontiers a common world without controlling owners a world of opportunities and equality. This is a utopia that we have been dreaming about and is a world in which each and every one of us are protagonists of a destiny that we have in our hands.
I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I'm dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly I focus on flying.
He's dreaming with his eyes open and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous for they do not know when their dreams come to an end.