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Complete List of Relevant Sleep Quotes & Sayings 2021


Aoife O.
Feb 01, 2021

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Best Sleep Quotes and Sayings

Inspiring quotes have a way of boosting our motivation. Hearing the wise words of the dalai lama or mahatma gandhi can lift a bad mood and instill a sense of calm. Sleep well quotes could be the beginning of a good night of restorative sleep or a moment of meditation. 

Inspiring Quotes

  • 1) “Sleep is the best meditation.” — Dalai Lama
  • 2) “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  • 3) “A well spent day brings happy sleep.” — Leonardo da Vinci
  • 4) “There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” — Homer
  • 5) “Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson,
  • 6) “Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep.” — Mesut Barazany
  • 7) “The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.” — E. Joseph Cossman
  • 8) “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
  • 9) “No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.” — Carrie Snow
  • 10) “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” — William Penn
  • 11) “There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.” — Edward Lucas
  • 12) “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
  • 13) “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” — Irish proverb
  • 14) “Fatigue is the best pillow.” — Benjamin Franklin
  • 15) “Many things — such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly — are done worst when we try hardest to do them.” — C.S. Lewis
  • 16) “Anyone can escape into sleep. We are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher’s the poet’s equal there.” — Emile M. Cioran
  • 17) “Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world.” — Heraclitus
  • 18) “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” — Benjamin Franklin
  • 19) “End the day with gratitude. There is someone, somewhere that has less than you.” — Zig Ziglar
  • 20) “Happiness consists of getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.” — Robert A. Heinlein

Funny Sleep Quotes

  • 1) “Sleep when your baby sleeps. Everyone knows this classic tip, but I say why stop there? Scream when your baby screams. Take Benadryl when your baby takes Benadryl. And walk around pantsless when your baby walks around pantsless.” — Tina Fey
  • 2) “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
  • 3) “People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” — Leo J. Burke
  • 4) “I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” — Ernest Hemingway
  • 5) “A kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime.” — Red Skelton
  • 6) “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” — Anthony Burgess
  • 7) “A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting.” — Terri Guillemets
  • 8) “Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” — JoJo Jensen
  • 9) “If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.” — Henry Youngman
  • 10) “The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” — Wilson Mizener
  • 11) “There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” — Mindy Kaling
  • 12) “Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.” — Albert Camus
  • 13) “The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” — W.C. Fields
  • 14) “Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night.” — Charles Fisher
  • 15) “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
  • 16) “Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.” — Dave Barry
  • 17) “Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.” — Fran Drescher
  • 18) “My biggest parenting conundrum: Why is it so hard to put someone who is already sleepy to sleep.” — Chrissy Teigen
  • 19) “Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” — Phyllis Diller
  • 20) “I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married.” — Lewis Grizzard

Insomnia Quotes

  • 1) “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” — Charlotte Brontë
  • 2) “Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… without the satisfaction.” — Lynn Johnston
  • 3) The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • 4) “If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he’d make a fortune.” — Griff Niblack
  • 5) “The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” — Leonard Cohen”
  • 6) “Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head, and kick every worriment out of the bed.” — Edmund Vance Cooke
  • 7) “There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.” — Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
  • 8) “The only time I have problems is when I sleep.” — Tupac Shakur
  • 9) “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
  • 10) “Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” — Alain de Botton

Life Quotes

  • 1) “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”– Thomas A. Edison
  • 2) “Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King
  • 3) “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” — Dalai Lama
  • 4) “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon
  • 5) “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West
  • 6) “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.” – Steve Jobs
  • 7) “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”– Albert Einstein
  • 8) “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.”– Frank Sinatra
  • 9) “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” — Will Smith
  • 10) “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”– Babe Ruth

Sleeplessness Quotes

  • 1) “He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it is probably only insomnia. Many must have it.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Clean Well Lighted Place
  • 2) “Sleep is such a luxury, which I can't afford.” ― Robin Sikarwar
  • 3) “The creak of bed springs suffering under the weight of a restless man is as lonely a sound as I know.” ― Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers
  • 4) “Dark circles under my eyes sink deeper and deeper into my skull, in contrast to my pale skin there is an undeniable resemblance to a fresh corpse.” ― Dee Remy
  • 5) “It's sad to fall asleep. It separates people. Even when you're sleeping together, you're all alone.” ― J.L. Merrow, Pricks and Pragmatism
  • 6) “Care keeps his watch in every old man’s eye, And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
  • 7) “You are the biggest enemy of your own sleep.” ― Pawan Mishra
  • 8) “Think what devils chase a man who cannot sleep in his own house.” ― Warren Eyster, The Goblins of Eros
  • 9) “If he goes to sleep peacefully knowing that your heart is hurt, beware of him.” ― Jyoti Patel
  • 10) “When the sun goes down, the insomniac dreams of having a nightmare, just to get some sleep in this too loud world.” ― Vivian Pham, The Coconut Children

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