Sleep Quotes

Sir john lubbock - when important decisions have to be taken, the...
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
Anonymous

Quentin crisp - decency... must be an even more exhausting state...
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
Heinrich heine - i fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed i...
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
Edgar Allan Poe

When action grows unprofitable, gather information when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
Ursula K. LeGuin
If it was an overnight success, it was one long, hard, sleepless night.
Dicky Barrett
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
Joan Klempne
Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.
Evan Davis
There is a fullness of all things, even of sleep and love.
Homer, The Iliad
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
I have seen the hippopotamus, both asleep and awake; and I can assure you that, awake or asleep, he is the ugliest of the works of God.
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1850
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
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
Home
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
Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.
Yiddish Prove
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
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
Luigi Pirandello
There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel.
D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love
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
Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted.
Percy B. Shelley
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
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke
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
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
John Milton
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
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown
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
In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.
English Prove
Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I think it is good that books still exist, but they make me sleepy.
Frank Zappa
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
Oh sleep It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No one should do a job he can do in his sleep.
Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005
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
Men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; it is a refreshing of the body in this life, and a preparing of the soul for the next.
John Donne