Sleep Quotes

Baltasar gracian - it is better to sleep on things beforehand than...
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

Thomas jefferson, notes on the state of virginia - denouncing the evils of slavery - indeed, i tremble for my country when i reflect...
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
Isoroku yamamoto, after pearl harbor, japanese admiral - i fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping...
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke

I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Heinrich Heine
If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
John McCrae, "In Flanders Fields".
I think it is good that books still exist, but they make me sleepy.
Frank Zappa
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who
No one should do a job he can do in his sleep.
Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
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
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
Joan Klempne
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
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
John Milton
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
Author Unknown
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
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
Mary Stewart
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 has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake.
Mark Twain
I have lived, tomorrow, I shall sleep in glory.
Georges Jacques Danton
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
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
History teaches us that when a barbarian race confronts a sleeping culture, the barbarian always wins.
Arnold J. Toynbee
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
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
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
The only thing that comes to a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
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 action grows unprofitable, gather information when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Sleep is an eight - Hour peep show of infantile erotica.
J. G. Ballard
The only thing that comes from a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
Italian Prove
Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.
Yiddish Prove
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
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
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
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