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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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