Sleep Quotes

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.

Dale Carnegie

Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind.

William Golding

Sleep is sweet to the labouring man.

John Bunyan

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.

Fran Lebowitz

There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons.

Henry Channon

Turn on its noiseless hinges, delicate sleep!

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave 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

Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night... without the satisfaction.

Lynn Johnston

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.

Bill Cosby

Sleep is perverse as human nature, Sleep is perverse as a legislature, Sleep is as forward as hives or goiters, And where it is least desired, it loiters.

Ogden Nash

He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence

William Dean Howells

Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfill all the offices of death, except to kill

John Donne

Life is too short to sleep on low thread-count sheets.

Leah Stussy

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

I watched the way it was The way it was when he was with us And I really don't mind Sleeping on the floor But I couldn't sleep after what I saw I wrote this letter to tell you The way I feel.

Paul David Hewson

Sleep is a death; oh, make me try By sleeping what it is to die, And as gently lay my head On my grave as now my bed!

Sir Thomas Browne

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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