Sleep Quotes

Jerry maguire - jerry i will not rest until i have you holding a...
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

George carlin - some national parks have long waiting lists for...
One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.
Sterne
Kahlil gibran, essay on robert frost, quoted in n. y.. times: obit - editorial, april 1982 - yes, there is a nirvanah; it is leading your...
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn

To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
Joan Klempne
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
Luigi Pirandello
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke
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
If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
John McCrae, "In Flanders Fields".
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
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
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
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
John Milton
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
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
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
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
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
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
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
I have lived, tomorrow, I shall sleep in glory.
Georges Jacques Danton
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
Baltasar Gracian
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
There is a fullness of all things, even of sleep and love.
Homer, The Iliad
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
George Gordon Byron
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
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