Sleep Quotes

Vector illustration of a young man lying in his bed, trying to sleep. His eyes are wide open and he is looking desperate and frustrated. Concept for insomnia, sleep disorders, nightmares, psychic problems, loneliness and emotional stress.

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

Anthony Burgess

Love, Life, Relationship

Francis Bacon quote: Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

Francis Bacon

Wise, Wisdom, Clever

Dalai Lama quote: Sleep is the best meditation. Sleep is the best meditation.

Dalai Lama

Inspirational, Spiritual, Wisdom

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


Inspirational, Good Night, Teenager

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Benjamin Franklin

Motivational, Wise, Money

[B]y far the larger number of the dreams… occurred towards dawn; sometimes even, after sunrise, during a “second sleep.” A condition of fasting, united, possibly, with some subtle magnetic or other atmospheric state, seems therefore to be that most open to impressions of the kind.

Anna Kingsford

Dream, Numbers, Sunrise

It’s hard to make up your bed while you’re still sleeping in it. Hard to make up your mind for the same reason.

Robert Breault

Mind, Bed, Reason

O sleep! O gentle sleep! Nature’s soft nurse.

William Shakespeare

Insomnia, Nurse, Slumber

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.

Charlotte Bronte

Dream, Insomnia, Restless Mind

Sleep is the most blessed and blessing of all natural graces.

Aldous Huxley

Blessed, Blessing, Grace

Go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

Victor Hugo

Going To Sleep, Awake

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.

Leonardo da Vinci

Motivational, Happy, Death

Six hours’ sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Men, Eight, Fool

Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them.

Edgar Allan Poe

Death, Littles, Nightmare On Elm Street

Sleep is like the unicorn – it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any

Dr. Seuss

Doubt, Unicorn, Can’t Sleep

The best eraser in the world is a good night’s sleep.

Orlando Aloysius Battista

Good Night, World, Erasers

That we are not much sicker and much madder than we are is due exclusively to that most blessed and blessing of all natural graces, sleep.

Aldous Huxley

Blessed, Blessing, Insomnia

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

Nature, Air, Hiking

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.

Victor Hugo

Inspirational, Life, God

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.

Ogden Nash

Morning, Regret, Night

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

William Penn

Easter, Being Alone, Health

Now, blessings light on him that first invented sleep!Ê It covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak; it is meat for the hungry, drink for the thirsty, heat for the cold, and cold for the hot.Ê It is the current coin that purchases all the pleasures of the world cheap, and the balance that sets the king and the shepherd, the fool and the wise man, even.

Miguel de Cervantes

Wise, Kings, Blessing

Robert Frost quote: But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep…But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.

Robert Frost

Love, Inspirational, Tattoo

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

Mahatma Gandhi

Good Night, Lying, Anger

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

Virginia Woolf

Love, Food, Health