Quotes About Sleep

Below is a list of Quotes About Sleep and they are categorized to help break them all up. Find one you like and share it with a friend.

Funny Quotes About Sleep

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

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting. - Ronald Reagan

I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting. - Mark Twain

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

There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons. - Henry Channon

I don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day. - Linda Evangelista

I divide my time as follows: half the time I sleep, the other half I dream. I never dream when I sleep, for that would be a pity, for sleeping is the highest accomplishment of genius. - Soren Kierkegaard

Anonymous Quotes About Sleep

Problems always look smaller after a warm meal and a good night's sleep. - Anonymous

Never stand when you can sit, never sit when you can lie down, never stay awake when you can sleep. - Anonymous from the Army and the Fire Service

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep. - Anonymous

People who say life is a bed of roses usually complain about sleeping in thorns. - Anonymous

Serious Quotes about Sleep

There is between sleep and us something like a pact, a treaty with no secret clauses, and according to this convention it is agreed that, far from being a dangerous, bewitching force, sleep will become domesticated and serve as an instrument of our power to act. We surrender to sleep, but in the way that the master entrusts himself to the slave who serves him. - Maurice Blanchot

The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows. - Gaston Bachelard

We term sleep a death by which we may be literally said to die daily; in fine, so like death, I dare not trust it without my prayers. - Sir Thomas Browne

Sleep hath its own world, and a wide realm of wild reality. And dreams in their development have breath, and tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy. - Lord Byron

Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind. - William Golding

And if tonight my soul may find her peace in sleep, and sink in good oblivion, and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created. - DH Lawrence

Remorse sleeps during a prosperous period but wakes up in adversity. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Practical Quotes

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

Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night. - Phillip K. Dick

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - Benjamin Franklin

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

To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep. - Joan Klempner

Sleep is the best meditation. - Dalai Lama

Many things--such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly--are done worst when we try hardest to do them. - C.S. Lewis

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

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

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. - Charlotte Brontë

Sleeping is not time wasting. - Mike Wilson

Quotes About Sleep Deprivation

The worst things: To be in bed and sleep not; To want for one who comes not; To try to please and please not. - Egyptian Proverb

Fatigue is the best pillow. - Benjamin Franklin

O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head. - Thomas Hood, Miss Kilmansegg - Her Dream

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

Poetic Quotes

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

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

Come Sleep! Oh Sleep, the certain knot of peace, the baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe, the poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, the indifferent judge between the high and low. - Sir Philip Sidney

The city sleeps and the country sleeps, the living sleep for their time, the dead sleep for their time, the old husband sleeps by his wife and the young husband sleeps by his wife; and these tend inward to me, and I tend outward to them, and such as it is to be of these more or less I am, and of these one and all I weave the song of myself. - Walt Whitman

Oh Sleep! it is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole, to Mary Queen the praise be given! She sent the gentle sleep from Heaven, that slid into my soul. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Even sleepers are workers and collaborators on what goes on in the universe. - Heraclitus

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