Sleep Quotes

Tupac amaru shaku - the only thing that comes from a sleeping man are...
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

William claude dunkenfield (w. c. fields) - california is the only state in the union where...
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
Philipus aureolus paracelsus - that which the dream shows is the shadow of such...
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who

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
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Anthony Burgess
Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleepAnd miles to go before I sleep.
Robert Frost
Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even - Tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt. On relations with the US.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
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
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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
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
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
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
John Milton
The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people. Of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more.
Woody Allen
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
Edmund Spenser, 1590
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
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
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
For if that last day does not occasion an entire extinction, but a change of abode only, what can be more desirable And if it, on the other hand, destroys and absolutely puts an end to us, what can be preferable to having a deep sleep fall on us in the midst of the fatigues of life and, being thus overtaken, to sleep to eternity.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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
Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted.
Percy B. Shelley
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 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
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
Joan Klempne
One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.
Sterne
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
Anonymous
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go.
Theodore Roethke
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
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
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe