Sleep Quotes

Pierre elliott trudeau - living next to you is in some ways like sleeping...
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

Woody allen - the good people sleep much better at night than...
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
Arnold j. toynbee - history teaches us that when a barbarian race...
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
George Gordon Byron

Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
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
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
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown
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
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Anthony Burgess
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Oh sleep It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Sleep is an eight - Hour peep show of infantile erotica.
J. G. Ballard
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay.
Millard Fuller, founder and president, Habitat for Humanity International
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
In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.
English Prove
I think it is good that books still exist, but they make me sleepy.
Frank Zappa
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
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
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
I know a mother - In - Law who sleeps with her glasses on, the better to see her son - In - Law suffer in her dreams.
Ernest Coquelin
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
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.
Isoroku Yamamoto, After Pearl Harbor, Japanese Admiral
Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted.
Percy B. Shelley
There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel.
D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
Anonymous
It has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake.
Mark Twain
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
Edmund Spenser, 1590
And yet, as angels in some brighter dreams Call to the soul when man doth sleep, So some strange thoughts transcend our wonted themes, And into glory peep.
Henry Vaughn
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
We all dream we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
Erich Fromm