Sleep Quotes

Mary stewart - i reached for sleep and drew it round me like a...
Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted.
Percy B. Shelley

Erich fromm - sleep is often the only occasion in which man...
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
Edmund Spenser, 1590
Millard fuller, founder and president, habitat for humanity international - everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a...
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
Baltasar Gracian

As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
Aeschylus
It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
Psalm 1272 Bible
Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever.
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia - Denouncing the evils of slavery
Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
Frank Herbert
At night always carry in your heart something from Holy Scriptures to bed with you, meditate upon it like a ruminant animal, and go softly to sleep; but this must not be too much, rather a little that may be well pondered and understood, that you may find a remnant of it in your mind when you rise in the morning.
Martin Luthe
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
Italian Prove
His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story - Telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
Sleep is an eight - Hour peep show of infantile erotica.
J. G. Ballard
I think it is good that books still exist, but they make me sleepy.
Frank Zappa
No one should do a job he can do in his sleep.
Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success.... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
Nikola Tesla
so convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again.
Joseph Heller, Catch 22
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Victor Hugo
When important decisions have to be taken, the natural anxiety to come to a right decision will often keep you awake. Nothing, however, is more conducive to healthful sleep than plenty of open air.
Sir John Lubbock
Decency... must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
Quentin Crisp
There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel.
D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who
Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animal underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities.
Homer, The Iliad
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
Baltasar Gracian
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer - Say traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep - It is on such occasions that my ideas flow best, and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not, nor can I force them...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
Home
If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
John McCrae
If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
John McCrae, "In Flanders Fields".
Misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop even in sleep thus little by little they train man by force and dispose him to wisdom in spite of himself. Man must learn to think of himself as a limited and dependent being and only suffering teaches him this.
Simone Weil
Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show you a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass. The only men who are past the danger of making mistakes are the men who sleep at Greenwood.
H. L. Wayland
Men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; it is a refreshing of the body in this life, and a preparing of the soul for the next.
John Donne
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
History teaches us that when a barbarian race confronts a sleeping culture, the barbarian always wins.
Arnold J. Toynbee