Sleep Quotes

Kahlil gibran, essay on robert frost, quoted in n. y.. times: obit - editorial, april 1982 - yes, there is a nirvanah; it is leading your...
There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel.
D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love

J. g. ballard - sleep is an eight - hour peep show of infantile...
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
Tupac amaru shaku - the only thing that comes to a sleeping man are...
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

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
One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.
Sterne
In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.
English Prove
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Heinrich Heine
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
I think it is good that books still exist, but they make me sleepy.
Frank Zappa
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.
Yiddish Prove
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow
Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
Albert Camus
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
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
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
If it was an overnight success, it was one long, hard, sleepless night.
Dicky Barrett
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
History teaches us that when a barbarian race confronts a sleeping culture, the barbarian always wins.
Arnold J. Toynbee
I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.
Isoroku Yamamoto, After Pearl Harbor, Japanese Admiral
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 peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
There is a fullness of all things, even of sleep and love.
Homer, The Iliad
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
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
John Milton
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
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
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
George Gordon Byron
A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.
Jessamyn West
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
As a well - Spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
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
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
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
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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