Sleep Quotes

Thomas babington macaulay, 1850 - i have seen the hippopotamus, both asleep and...
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

Nikola tesla - i do not think there is any thrill that can go...
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
Anonymous
Luigi pirandello - in bed my real love has always been the sleep...
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke

My girlfriend sleeps in a queen - Sized bed and I sleep in a court jester - Sized bed.
Steven Wright, I Have a Pony
Meditation is not for him who eats too much, nor for him who eats not at all not for him who is over much addicted to sleep, nor for him who is always awake.
Bhagavad Gita
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
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
The only thing that comes from a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
Baltasar Gracian
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
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
Joan Klempne
A dying man needs to dye, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless to resist.
Steward Alsop
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
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
We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.
Henry Ward Beeche
It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames... We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I have lived, tomorrow, I shall sleep in glory.
Georges Jacques Danton
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
When action grows unprofitable, gather information when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
Ursula K. LeGuin
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
Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
Frank Herbert
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who
California is the only state in the union where you can fall asleep under a rose bush in full bloom and freeze to death.
William Claude Dunkenfield (W. C. Fields)
No one should do a job he can do in his sleep.
Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
The only thing that comes to a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
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
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
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
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
Edmund Spenser, 1590
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
George Orwell