If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.
Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind.
Sleep is sweet to the labouring man.
What probing deep Has ever solved the mystery of sleep?
And if tonight my soul may find her peace in sleep, and sink in good oblivion, and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created.
Sleep lingers all our lifetime about our eyes, as night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir-tree.
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death.
Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleeve of care The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course,Chief nourisher in life's feast.
A light supper, a good night's sleep and a fine morning have often made a hero out of the same man, who, by indigestion, a restless night and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep: And yet a third of Life is passed in sleep.
For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.
Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed.
Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
Sleeping is not time wasting.
Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.
Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
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