Sleep Quotes

Anonymous - better to get up late and be wide awake than to...
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who

D. h. lawrence, women in love - there are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and...
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
Joseph heller, catch 22 - so convincing were those dreams of being awake...
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

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
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
Sleep is an eight - Hour peep show of infantile erotica.
J. G. Ballard
If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
John McCrae, "In Flanders Fields".
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
The only thing that comes from a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
Luigi Pirandello
The only thing that comes to a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
Mary Stewart
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
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke
If it was an overnight success, it was one long, hard, sleepless night.
Dicky Barrett
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
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
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
Home
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
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
Author Unknown
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
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 have lived, tomorrow, I shall sleep in glory.
Georges Jacques Danton
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, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe
There is a fullness of all things, even of sleep and love.
Homer, The Iliad
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
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
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
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
Albert Camus
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
Italian Prove
I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
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
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