I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Sleep from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.
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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
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.
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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
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 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
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
True silence is the rest of the mind,
and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body,
nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn
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
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
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
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
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
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.
- Ben Affleck
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
The lion and the calf shall lie down together,
but the calf won't get much sleep.
- Woody Allen
Sleep is the best meditation.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
- Victor Hugo
Take plenty of exercise.
Always be cheerful.
Take all the sleep you need.
You may expect to be well.
- James Freeman Clarke
We want to take good tidings home to our people,
that they may sleep in peace.
- Black Kettle
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
In the midst of these hard times it is our good health
and good sleep that are enjoyable.
- Knute Nelson
The main facts in human life are five:
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
- Thomas Jefferson
Those who have compared our life to a dream were right...
we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
- Michel de Montaigne
Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
You can't find the sound if you just love sleep.
- Dennis Brown
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep,
And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
- Lord Byron
When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my
bed every night before I went to sleep,
and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary.
- Olympia Dukakis
When action grows unprofitable, gather information;
when information grows unprofitable,
- Ursula K. Le Guin
Sleep - the most beautiful experience in life -
- W. C. Fields
Tired minds don't plan well.
Sleep first, plan later.
- Walter Reisch
Don't think that because you haven't heard from me
for a while that I went to sleep.
I am still here, like a spirit roaming the night.
Thirsty, hungry, seldom stopping to rest.
- Spike Lee
Now I see the secret of making the best person:
it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
- Walt Whitman
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me,
"Did you sleep good?" I said "No, I made a few mistakes."
- Steven Wright
Because I sleep with him he asked me to audition,
- Helena Bonham Carter
I am in an adolescence in reverse, as mysterious as the first,
except that this time I feel it as a decay of the odds
that I might live for a while,
that I can sleep it off.
- Harold Brodkey
We didn't sleep last week - we literally didn't sleep -
because we've been so busy with the book.
- Hansie Cronje
Sleep my friend, and you will see that dream is my reality.
- James Hetfield
Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most
women would rather read a good book than go shopping,
have sex, or sleep.
- Janet Street-Porter
My first two books are out of print and,
okay, they can sleep there comfortably.
It's early work, derivative work.
- Mary Oliver
Sleep - death without dying - living,
but not life.
- Edwin Arnold
Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others.
For all, it is a sanction.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotence.
- Samuel Rutherford
I put a piece of paper under my pillow,
and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.
- Henry David Thoreau
Why would I lose sleep when I really need valuable
sleep just to recuperate and come back and do my job?
- Christine Baranski
In some parts of Ireland the sleep which knows no waking
is always followed by a wake which knows no sleeping.
- Mary Wilson Little
In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame.
- Donatella Versace
Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes,
But only death the jealous eyes can close.
- William Wycherley
It's hard 'coz you have got different time zones;
you can't sleep and y'know,
it's boring way for the show to happen,
but you do off the stage.
Y'know, onstage it's all better.
- Kerry King
I have heard repeated stories of meth users leaving
their children unattended for days as they cook,
use and then sleep off the intense effects of methamphetamine.
- Rick Larsen
I was unable to sleep and I would stay up and draw these little cartoons.
Then a friend showed them around.
Before I knew it I was a cartoonist.
- Lynda Barry
When we lost, I couldn't sleep at night.
When we win, I can't sleep at night.
But, when you win, you wake up feeling better.
- Joe Torre
Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream,
the butcher's the poet's equal there.
- Emile M. Cioran
A little work, a little sleep, a little love and it's all over.
- Mary Roberts Rinehart
Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all,
and death is but the sounder sleep.
- Francis Beaumont
I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel.
- Billy Wilder
You can sleep with a blonde, you can sleep with a brunette,
but you'll never get any sleep with a redhead!
- Jamie Luner
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting.
Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness,
but trailing clouds of glory do we come.
- William Wordsworth
I shall now proceed to my own experience,
which hath truly convinced me, the Lord is awakened as one out of sleep;
and the voice of the Lord will shake terribly the earth.
- Joanna Southcott
I'll sleep when I'm dead.
- Warren Zevon