Sleep Quotes

Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.

Virginia Woolf

He who sleeps half a day has won half a life.

Karl Kraus

Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.

English proverb

To sleep is an act of faith

Barbara G. Harrison

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book

Irish proverb

No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap

Carrie Snow

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.

Unknown

What probing deep Has ever solved the mystery of sleep?

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Sleep lingers all our lifetime about our eyes, as night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir-tree.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.

Mary Stewart

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.

Thomas Wolfe

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.

William Shakespeare

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.

Lord Chesterfield

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep: And yet a third of Life is passed in sleep.

Lord Byron

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Even where sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing.

Homer

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.

Plutarch

People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.

Leo J. Burke

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.

Arthur Schopenhauer

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

Sir William Penn

Sleeping is not time wasting.

Mike Wilson

Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.

Jessamyn West

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.

Charlotte BrontĪ

It's a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it's light out.

Bill Watterson

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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