He [Vic Reeves] keeps a notebook by his bedside. ‘It’s for fresh ideas that have been fermenting at night’, he says. ‘I write them down and I go and make everyone’s breakfast.’

From a profile of Vic Reeves (1959 – ), British comedian, writer and artist, in The Times, December 2010

Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.

Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947), English mathematician and philosopher.