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100 Famous Short Quotes About Sleep [with Images]

Here are the 100 most famous short quotes about sleep.

“He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.”
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Quote 2

“A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting.”
Terri Guillemets

Terri Guillemets Quote

“If you get tired learn to rest, not to quit.”

 Banksy Quote

“No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.”
Carrie Snow

Carrie Snow Quote

“What is without periods of rest will not endure.”

Ovid Quote 2

“Even where sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing.”

Homer Quote

“To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.”
Joan Klempner

Joan Klempner Quote

“No man can become a saint in his sleep.”
Henry Drummond

Henry Drummond Quote

“Sleep – the most beautiful experience in life – except drink.”
W.C. Fields

WC Fields Quote

“Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.”
Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf Quote

“Time, motion and wine cause sleep.”

Ovid Quote

“A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.”
Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Bronte Quote

“Sleep is the best meditation.”
Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Quote

“Never waste any time you can spend sleeping.”
Frank H. Knight

Frank Knight Quote

“He who sleeps half a day has won half a life.”
Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus Quote

“The only time I have problems is when I sleep.”
Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur Quote

“What hath night to do with sleep?”
John Milton

John Milton Quote

“Who said nights were for sleep?”
Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Quote

“Tired minds don’t plan well. Sleep first, plan later.”
Walter Reisch

Walter Reisch Quote

“Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine!”
Wally Shawn

Wally Shawn Quote

“Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.”
Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart Quote

“Sleep is such a luxury.”
Robin Sikarwar

Robin Sikarwar Quote

“The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.”
W.C. Fields

WC Fields Quote

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

Gillian Flynn Quote

“Sleep is a hint of lovely oblivion.”
D.H. Lawrence

DH Lawrence Quote

“Many seek good nights and lose good days.”
Dutch Proverb

Dutch Proverb Quote

“When I am with you, we stay up all night.”

Rumi Quote

“Man is a genius when he is dreaming.”
Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa Quote

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

Leonardo da Vinci Quote

“Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them.”
Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Quote

“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.”
Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller Quote

“Rest is the sweet sauce of labor.”

Plutarch Quote

“Rest and be thankful.”
William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth Quote

“Sleep helps you win at life.”
Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler Quote

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

Ambrose Bierce Quote

“The man who sleeps does not sin.”
Latin Proverb

Latin Proverb Quote

“In the end, winning is sleeping better.”
Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster Quote

“Fatigue is the best pillow.”
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Quote

“To sleep is an act of faith.”
Barbara G. Harrison

Barbara Harrison Quote

“Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime.”
Red Skelton

“Never go to sleep without a request to your subconscious.”
Thomas Edison

“There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.”

“Think what devils chase a man who cannot sleep in his own house.”
Warren Eyster

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

“Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously.”
Jean-Pierre Barral

“There, in the depths of sleep, is the communion of the living and the dead.”
Gennady Aygi

“Sleep is the real beauty secret, but I don’t get enough of that.”
Chelsea Leyland

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

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

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”
Benjamin Franklin

“Sleep is life’s nurse, sent from heaven to create us anew day by day.”
Charles Reade

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”
Thomas Dekker

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

“Sleep is an investment in the energy you need to be effective tomorrow.”
Tom Roth

“Six hours’ sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.”
Napoleon Bonaparte

“Sleep. To lie down and shut out the noise, the fear, the unceasing misery.”
Tad Williams

“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Sleep is the gateway to those nightly visitations of the irrational.”
Gayle Greene

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

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

“O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head.”
Thomas Hood

“A sleepy man’s eyes generally go to bed some time before he does.”
James Lendall Basford

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.”
Victor Hugo

“It’s a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it’s light out.”
Bill Watterson

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.”
Leo J. Burke

“Dream big while you sleep, and even bigger when you’re awake.”
Jared Leto

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

“There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.”
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal

“No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.”
Jean Paul

“Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.”
Albert Camus

“I think insomnia is a sign that a person is interesting.”
Avery Sawyer

“Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.”
Fran Drescher

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

“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.”
Mindy Kaling

“I’m trying to read a book on how to relax, but I keep falling asleep.”
Jim Loy

“Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunk Christian.”
Herman Melville

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

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

“When sleep puts an end to delirium, it is a good symptom.”

“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Do not go back to sleep.”

“The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Sleep is an eight-hour peep show of infantile erotica.”
J.G. Ballard

“Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.”
John Ciardi

“Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o’clock is a scoundrel.”
Samuel Johnson

“The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4 a.m. knows all my secrets.”
Poppy Z. Brite

“Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.”
Jessamyn West

“Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.”
Alain de Botton

“Three meals plus bedtime make 4 sure blessings each day.”
Mason Cooley

“I don’t even like to sleep – I feel as if there’s too much to do.”
James Franco

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

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

“A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.”
W.H. Auden

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

“Sleep soothes and arrests the fever-pulse of the soul.”
Eliza Cook

“Oh sleep! it is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“I count it as a certainty that in paradise, everyone naps.”
Tom Hodgkinson

“Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.”
Fran Lebowitz

“The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.”
Marilyn Monroe

“Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours.”
T. Boone Pickens

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