Sleep Quotes

Percy b. shelley - death is a veil which those who live call life,...
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

Pierre elliott trudeau - living next to you is in some ways like sleeping...
No one should do a job he can do in his sleep.
Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005
Kahlil gibran, essay on robert frost, quoted in n. y.. times: obit - editorial, april 1982 - yes, there is a nirvanah; it is leading your...
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke

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... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
Italian Prove
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
Luigi Pirandello
Sleep is an eight - Hour peep show of infantile erotica.
J. G. Ballard
There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel.
D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love
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
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
Rest is for the weary, sleep is for the dead.
Doctor Who
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown
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
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
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
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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
In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.
English Prove
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
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
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
There is a fullness of all things, even of sleep and love.
Homer, The Iliad
When important decisions have to be taken, the natural anxiety to come to a right decision will often keep you awake. Nothing, however, is more conducive to healthful sleep than plenty of open air.
Sir John Lubbock
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
The only thing that comes to a sleeping man are dreams.
Tupac Amaru Shaku
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Anthony Burgess
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Heinrich Heine
One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.
Sterne
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
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
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