Sleep Quotes

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Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche


If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
~ Dale Carnegie


No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap.
~ Carrie Snow


Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care
The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath
Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course,
Chief nourisher in life's feast.
~ William Shakespeare, Macbeth


There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
~ Edward Lucas


People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.
~ Leo J. Burke


Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
~ Fran Lebowitz


It's a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it's light out.
~ Bill Watterson


The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.
~ Charles Caleb Colton


A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
~ Irish Proverb


Life is too short to sleep on low thread-count sheets.
~ Leah Stussy


Consciousness: that annoying time between naps.
~ Author Unknown


Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
~ Ambrose Bierce


Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience - unless they are still up.
~ Ellen Goodman


Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.
~ Clifton Fadiman


Sleep is a symptom of caffeine deprivation.
~ Author Unknown


Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer


If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he'd make a fortune.
~ Griff Niblack


A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
~ Charlotte Brontë


People who snore always fall asleep first.
~ Author Unknown


Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.
~ JoJo Jensen


The best cure for insomnia is a Monday morning.
~ Author Unknown


The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald


There is no hope for a civilization which
starts each day to the sound of an alarm clock.
~ Author Unknown


It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
~ John Steinbeck


Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it's time to get up.
~ Author Unknown


Don't fight with the pillow, but lay down your head
And kick every worriment out of the bed.
~ Edmund Vance Cooke


All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.
~ Plutarch


The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
~ E. Joseph Cossman


Oh sleep! it is a gentle thing,
Beloved from pole to pole.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Sleep lingers all our lifetime about our eyes, as night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir-tree.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Fatigue is the best pillow.
~ Benjamin Franklin


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