Quotes by sleep
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American journalist 1951-
Life is something you do when you can't get to sleep.
Greek dramatist BC 525-456
And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
French writer 1802-1885
Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones. When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
I'm a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four.
American novelist and short story writer 1941-
I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?
Scottish writer and theatre critic 1856-1924
One of the first and most important things for a critic to learn is how to sleep undetected in the theater.
American comedian and violinist 1906-1998
If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A nap, my friend, is a brief period of sleep which overtakes superannuated persons when they endeavor to entertain unwelcome visitors or to listen to scientific lectures.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
A schedule so tight that it would only work if I didn't sleep on Monday nights.
After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
All that is noble is in itself of a quiet nature, and appears to sleep until it is aroused and summoned forth by contrast.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930
And if tonight my soul may find her peace in sleep, and sink in good oblivion, and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created.
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