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Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont Quotes and Sayings

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Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others.
For all, it is a sanction.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

It is a power stronger than will.
Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible.
Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy
of the most mediocre logic.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt...
doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel
beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

 

Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful.
I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride;
that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself;
for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn?
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities.
It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence.
Through this alone is genius the supreme health and
balance of all the faculties.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

When I write down my thoughts, they do not escape me.
This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times.
I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought.
I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

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A man can do only what he can do.
But if he does that each day he can sleep at night
and do it again the next day.
- Albert Schweitzer

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep,
so a life well spent brings happy death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
- Leonardo da Vinci

There is no evil and there are
no evil forces in the world.
There are only people of awareness,
and there are people who are fast asleep -
and sleep has no force.
The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people.
And one awakened person can awaken the whole world.
One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted
without losing it's light.
- Osho

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

Cry for the souls of the angry,
for they sleep the troubled sleep of the damned.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It would be insane for me to
lose sleep over the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep,
and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The main facts in human life are five:
birth,
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine
the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
- Rene Descartes

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
- St.
Jerome

A poet's work is to name the unnameable,
to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments,
shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.
- Salman Rushdie

In the midst of these hard times it is our good health
and good sleep that are enjoyable.
- Knute Nelson

Sleep is the best meditation.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right...
we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
- Michel de Montaigne

We want to take good tidings home to our people,
that they may sleep in peace.
- Black Kettle

Never hurry.
Take plenty of exercise.
Always be cheerful.
Take all the sleep you need.
You may expect to be well.
- James Freeman Clarke

It is a common experience that a problem difficult
at night is resolved in the morning after the committee
of sleep has worked on it.
- John Steinbeck

True silence is the rest of the mind,
and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body,
nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn

The minute anyone's getting anxious I say,
You must eat and you must sleep.
They're the two vital elements for a healthy life.
- Francesca Annis

My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel.
I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping
bag down in the basement.
It's humiliating.
- Ben Affleck

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
- Victor Hugo

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
- Thomas Jefferson

The lion and the calf shall lie down together,
but the calf won't get much sleep.
- Woody Allen

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens
to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson

Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
- Fran Lebowitz

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep,
and company only when they want it.
- Rod McKuen

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better
at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine,
and do it on a daily basis.
- Emeril Lagasse

A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep,
and there comes a time when it is wrong,
as well as useless, to resist.
- Stewart Alsop

But the mind travels far - and mysteriously -
in sleep.
- Mary A. Ward

When action grows unprofitable, gather information;
when information grows unprofitable,
sleep.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline.
I might not sleep for many days on end,
it may not be good for my health, but it definitely helps.
- Carter Burwell

Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.
- George Allen, Sr.

I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before,
Or else I am awake for the first time,
and all before has been a mean sleep.
- Walt Whitman

As I go to sleep I remember what my father said-that
one can never be sure if one will awake.
The way my health is now, this is becoming more and more real.
- Jerzy Kosinski

How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears,
no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly,
and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
- Bram Stoker

The sanity of the average banquet speaker lasts about two and a half months;
at the end of that time he begins to mutter to himself,
and calls out in his sleep.
- James Thurber

You can't stay married in a situation where you are
afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.
- Mike Tyson

I don't sleep with happily married men.
- Britt Ekland

When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal,
or during the night when I cannot sleep;
it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

In some parts of Ireland the sleep which knows no waking
is always followed by a wake which knows no sleeping.
- Mary Wilson Little

Dream research is a wonderful field.
All you do is sleep for a living.
- Stephen LaBerge

I'm lucky, I can sleep from takeoff until we land;
so I'm fresh,
rested and ready to work on arrival.
- Eva Herzigova

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp,
the small child, the dog owned by other people,
and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.
- Chanakya

In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame.
- Donatella Versace

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well,
if one has not dined well.
- Virginia Woolf

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only
because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
- George Orwell

If you get enough sleep, cut back on cigarettes and red meat,
you look better the next day.
- Robin Wright Penn

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

So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out,
but you don't feel like you have any control over that process,
over her, over her character and who she is.
- Suzanne Vega

I couldn't live a week without a private library -
indeed,
I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep
on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.
- H. P. Lovecraft

For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed,
they must be interrupted.
- Jean Paul

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep,
And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
- Lord Byron

I know folks all have a tizzy about it,
but I like a little bourbon of an evening.
It helps me sleep.
I don't much care what they say about it.
- Lillian Gordy Carter

How sleep the brave, who sink to rest,
By all their country's wishes blest!
- William Collins

Campaign staffers develop the ability to sleep through anything.
- Mary Cheney

In bed my real love has always been the sleep that
rescued me by allowing me to dream.
- Luigi Pirandello


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