Sleep Quotes

Frank herbert - without change, something sleeps inside us, and...
Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.
Yiddish Prove

Anonymous - better to get up late and be wide awake than to...
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
Georges jacques danton - i have lived, tomorrow, i shall sleep in glory....
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

In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.
English Prove
Oh sleep It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
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
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
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
Italian Prove
History teaches us that when a barbarian race confronts a sleeping culture, the barbarian always wins.
Arnold J. Toynbee
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
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Anatole France, The Red Lily, 1894, chapter 7
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
George Carlin
Jerry I will not rest until I have you holding a Coke, wearing your own shoe, playing a Sega game *featuring you*, while singing your own song in a new commercial, *starring you*, broadcast during the Superbowl, in a game that you are winning, and I will not *sleep* until that happens.
Jerry Maguire
Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.
Kahlil Gibran, Essay on Robert Frost, quoted in N. Y.. Times: Obit - Editorial, April 1982
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
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
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
Home
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
Luigi Pirandello
No one should do a job he can do in his sleep.
Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005
Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
Albert Camus
The only thing that comes from a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
Clive Staples Lewis
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
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
Why does no one confess his sins Because he is yet in them. It is for a man who has awoke from sleep to tell his dreams.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread.
Anatole France
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
George Gordon Byron
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
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
Author Unknown