Sleep

“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” — Mindy Kaling, Is Everybody Hanging Without Me?

“I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I’d be a college graduate today.” — George Foreman, Former Professional Boxer

“I don’t need a hairstylist, my pillow gives me a new hairstyle every morning.” — Unknown

“Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” — Anthony Burgess, Inside Mr. Enderby

“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.” — Bob Hope, British-American Comedian

“You miss 100% of the naps you don’t take.” — Unknown

“I already want to take a nap tomorrow.” — Anonymous

“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” — Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints

“I think it is good that books still exist, but they do make me sleepy.” — Frank Zappa, The Real Frank Zappa Book

“If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.” — Henny Youngman, English-American Comedian

“When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap.” — Tom Hodgkinson, British Writer

“I’m so good at sleeping that I can do it with my eyes closed.” — Anonymous

“Early to rise, early to bed, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead.” — James Thurber, American Cartoonist

“No wonder Sleeping Beauty looked so good…she took long naps, never got old, and didn’t have to do anything but snore to get her Prince Charming.” — Olive Green, Author

“Dear sleep, I’m sorry we broke up this morning. I want you back!” — Anonymous

“I love to sleep. Do you? Isn’t it great? It really is the best of both worlds. You get to be alive and unconscious.” — Rita Rudner, American Comedian

“Your eyes water when you yawn because you miss your bed and it makes you sad.” — Anonymous

“My mother told me to follow my dreams, so I took a nap.” — Unknown

“Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep.” — Charles M. Schulz, American Cartoonist

“No civilized person goes to bed the same day he gets up.” — Richard Harding Davis, American Journalist

“I always say ‘morning’ instead of ‘good morning,’ because if it was a good morning, I’d still be asleep.” — Anonymous

“Don’t give up on your dreams so soon, sleep longer.” — Anonymous

“A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting.” — Terri Guillemets, Quotation Anthologist

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” — Ernest Hemingway, American Author

“Sleep is like a cat: It only comes to you if you ignore it.” — Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

“No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.” — Carrie Snow, American Stand-Up Comic

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald, American Author

“Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head, and kick every worriment out of the bed.” — Elie Wiesel, Night

“I want to sleep but my brain won’t stop talking to itself.” — Anonymous

“Legend says that when you can’t sleep, it’s because you’re awake in someone’s dream. So if everyone could stop dreaming about me, that would be great.” — Anonymous

“Sleep is the most innocent creature there is and a sleepless man the most guilty.” — Franz Kafka, Supreme Secrets of Success

“The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” — Leonard Cohen, Canadian Singer-Songwriter

“Also, I could finally sleep. And this was the real gift, because when you cannot sleep, you cannot get yourself out of the ditch—there’s not a chance.” — Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

“It was that sort of sleep in which you wake every hour and think to yourself that you have not been sleeping at all; you can remember dreams that are like reflections, daytime thinking slightly warped.” — Kim Stanley Robinson, Icehenge

“Me: Please let me sleep! Brain: Nope, we have to stay up together and go over every bad life decision we have made so far.” — Anonymous

“Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” — Alain de Botton, British-Swiss Philosopher

“Some people can’t sleep because they have insomnia. I can’t sleep because I have internet.” — Anonymous

“Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” — JoJo Jensen, Dirt Farmer Wisdom

“If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he’d make a fortune.” — Griff Niblack, Author

“Me: We need to fall asleep. Brain: No, let’s stay awake and think about every decision we made today.” — Anonymous

“Why can I never go back to bed? Whose is the voice ringing in my head? Where is the sense in these desperate dreams? Why should I wake when I’m half past dead?”— Emilie Autumn, American Singer-Songwriter

“Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… without the satisfaction.” — Lynn Johnston, Canadian Cartoonist

“When I’m at work I can fall asleep instantly, but when I’m in my bed I can hardly fall asleep.” — Anonymous

“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, American Writer

“Who said nights were for sleep?” — Marilyn Monroe, American Actress

“A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” — Charlotte Brontë, English Novelist and Poet

“I tried counting sheep so I can fall asleep but that got boring, so I started talking to the shepherd instead.” — Anonymous

“The only time I have problems is when I sleep.” — Tupac Shakur, American Rapper

“Many things — such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly — are done worst when we try hardest to do them.” — C. S. Lewis, Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” — Irish Proverb

“Man is a genius when he is dreaming.” — Akira Kurosawa, Japanese Film Director

“Happiness consists of getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.” — Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers

“The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.” — E. Joseph Cossman, Entrepreneur and Author

“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I’m reborn.” — Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Lawyer, Anti-Colonial Nationalist, and Political Enthusiast

“Yea, all things live forever, though at times they sleep and are forgotten.” — H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure

“There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.” — Edward Lucas, British Writer

“The nicest thing for me is sleep. Then at least I can dream.” — Marilyn Monroe, American Actress

“A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” — Leonardo da Vinci, Italian Polymath

“Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep.” — Mesut Barazany

“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.” — Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Lawyer, Anti-Colonial Nationalist, and Political Enthusiast

“Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world.” — Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher