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O sleep, O gentle sleep,
Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee,
That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down
And steep my sense in forgetfulness?
~ William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part I


I'm not asleep... but that doesn't mean I'm awake.
~ Author Unknown


Sleep is the most moronic fraternity in the world, with the heaviest dues and the crudest rituals.
~ Vladimir Nabokov


Sleep 'til you're hungry, eat 'til you're sleepy.
~ Author Unknown


Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine.
~ Author Unknown


Even thus last night, and two nights more I lay,
And could not win thee, Sleep, by any stealth:
So do not let me wear to-night away.
Without thee what is all the morning's wealth?
Come, blessed barrier between day and day,
Dear mother of fresh thoughts and joyous health!
~ William Wordsworth, "To Sleep"


The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.
~ Wilson Mizener


In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.
~ George Allen


It appears that every man's insomnia is as different from his neighbour's as are their daytime hopes and aspirations.
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald


How do people go to sleep? I'm afraid I've lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the night-light. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.
~ Dorothy Parker


For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh


Cut if you will with sleep's dull knife
The years from off your life, my friend!
The years that death takes off my life,
He'll take from off the other end!
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay


Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
~ Jessamyn West


The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.
~ Edgar Watson Howe


Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
~ Unknown


He who sleeps half a day has won half a life.
~ Karl Kraus


Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.
~ English Proverb


Living is a disease from which sleep gives us relief eight hours a day.
~ Chamfort


[Sleep is] the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
~ Thomas Dekker


Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
~ Sir Francis Bacon


There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.
~ Woody Allen


Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
~ Heinrich Heine


Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.
~ Virginia Woolf


It is better to sleep on things beforehand
than lie awake about them afterwards.
~ Baltasar Gracián


A light supper, a good night's sleep and a fine morning have often made a hero out of the same man, who, by indigestion, a restless night and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.
~ Lord Chesterfield


Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.
~ Ingvar Kamprad


Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep:
And yet a third of Life is passed in sleep.
~ Lord Byron


Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
~ Unknown


Even where sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing.
~ Homer


Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night... without the satisfaction.
~ Lynn Johnston


He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
~ Dean Howells


Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfill all the offices of death, except to kill.
~ John Donne


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