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Quotations: Sleep

I wasn’t really asleep I was just meditating on unconsciousness.
Anon

Sometimes I stay up so late that I have my morning coffee before I go to bed.
Anon

Sleep is like the unicorn - it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any
Anon

Every second i shut my eyes it is him i see.
Anon

Sometimes the most productive thing one can do is to sleep.
Anon

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep
Anon

He who goes to bed, and goes to bed sober, Falls as the leaves do, and dies in October; But he who goes to bed, and goes to bed mellow, Lives as he ought to do, and dies an honest fellow
Anon

You're not just sleeping with one person, you're sleeping with everyone they ever slept with.
Anon

Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Ambrose Bierce

Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there.
Emile M. Cioran

Adam laid himself down in Paradise to sleep while from him was taken a wife to keep. Adam poor father of creation’s best Your first taste of sleep was your last of rest.
Matthias Claudius

(On sleep) Is it just the interval of life rudely interrupted by the static of having to please the boss at home or the one at the office or is it the waking state of cosmic beings where consciousness is just a human invention?
Martin Dansky

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

Night has brought to those who sleep, only dreams they can not keep.
Enya

Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry.
B. C. Forbes

There will be sleeping enough in the grave
Benjamin Franklin

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

Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all
Heinrich Heine

There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night's sleep
Edgar Watson Howe

He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence
William Dean Howells

Last night I dreamed I had insomnia. I woke up exhausted, yet too well rested to go back to sleep.
Bob Ingman

I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death
Nasir Jones

you don't get nothing from sleep but a dream.
Don King

Sleep is the best meditation.
Dalai Lama

Many things--such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly--are done worst when we try hardest to do them.
C.S. Lewis

I shall need to sleep three weeks on end to get rested from the rest I've had
Thomas Mann

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

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.
Ovid

How do people go to sleep? I'm afraid I've lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the nightlight. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember
Dorothy Parker

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

Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.
James Stephens

I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain

Sleeping is not time wasting.
Mike Wilson

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