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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
~ 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
~ 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
~ 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
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Cut if you will with sleep's dull
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
~ Edgar Watson Howe
Blessed is the person who is too
busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
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.
[Sleep is] the golden chain that
ties health and our bodies together.
~ Thomas Dekker
Silence is the sleep that nourishes
~ 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
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
~ 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.
Even where sleep is concerned, too
much is a bad thing.
Not being able to sleep is terrible.
You have the misery of having partied all night... without the
~ 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