Sleep Quotes

H. l. wayland - show us a man who never makes a mistake and we...
Oh sleep It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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
Aeschylus - he who learns must suffer. and even in our sleep...
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 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

Nikola tesla - i do not think there is any thrill that can go...
Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
Frank Herbert
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 who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.
Bertrand Russell, Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 1
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
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
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
Anonymous
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
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
It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames... We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The net of the sleeper catches fish.
Greek Prove
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
Joan Klempne
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke
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
No one should do a job he can do in his sleep.
Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
George Gordon Byron
I think it is good that books still exist, but they make me sleepy.
Frank Zappa
History teaches us that when a barbarian race confronts a sleeping culture, the barbarian always wins.
Arnold J. Toynbee
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
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
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Longfellow