Quotes and Sayings about Sleep



"Idle people are often bored and bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel. It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great preoccupations in our time."
- Renata Adler
(Related: Time, People, Accident, Boredom, Cruelty, Sleep)

"Bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel."
- Renata Adler
(Related: People, Sleep)

"He who learns must suffer. 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."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Wisdom, God, Heart, Despair, Forget, Grace, Pain, Sleep, Will)

"There's something really great and romantic about being poor and sleeping on couches."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Being, Poor, Romantic)

"My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel. I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping bag down in the basement. It's humiliating."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Mother, Sleep, Want)

"You sleep with people all the time that you hate."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Time, People, Hate, Sleep)

"In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday."
- Edward Albert
(Related: Life, Crisis, Eating, Exercise, First, Right, Sleep, Stress)

"I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help."
- Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Related: Food, People, Hope, Comfort, Help, Will)

"Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own."
- Nelson Algren
(Related: Mom, Cards, Man, Play, Sleep, Woman)

"Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drank."
- Alphonse Allais
(Related: Coffee, Sleep)

"The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities."
- James Allen
(Related: Dreams, Time, Soul, Achievement, Vision, First, Oak, Waking)

"I want to tell you a terrific story about oral contraception. I asked this girl to sleep with me and she said 'No.'"
- Woody Allen
(Related: Sleep, Want)

"The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Lie, Sleep)

"Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Time, Leisure, Night, Sleep)

"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist."
- Stewart Alsop
(Related: Time, Dying, Man, Needs, Sleep, Wrong)

"Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Right, Shame, Sleep)

"Now, on nights that I can't sleep, I play video games alone until the morning."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Games, Now, Play, Sleep)

"It was an hour and a half plane ride, so I slept. I try to sleep because that's probably the only time I get to get my real sleep. When I can't sleep I read books or watch movies."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Movies, Time, Books, Sleep)

"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
(Related: Life, Sleep)

"When I joined Granada - which, you don't want to start crying about these things, but Granada was a very, very hot place to be, it was my good fortune to be there at that time - the BBC was firmly asleep."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Time, Fortune, Want)

"Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Sleep, Sorrow, Wine)

"Sleep - death without dying - living, but not life."
- Edwin Arnold
(Related: Death, Life, Dying, Living, Sleep)

"I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Night, Office, Sleep)

"You have to be awake at 6 a.m., when everyone else is asleep."
- Matthew Ashford
"Sleepy Hollow had a lot of action in it, even though it was a fairy-tale movie."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Action)

"A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Sleep)

"God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Work, God, Charm, Reward, Sleep, Will)

"The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Soul, Being, Body, Night, Possession, Rest, Shadows, Sleep)

"Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Wisdom, Silence, Sleep)

"His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours."
- Arthur Baer
(Related: Office, Sleep)

"A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: HusbFirst, Night, Sleep)

"Why would I lose sleep when I really need valuable sleep just to recuperate and come back and do my job?"
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Job, Sleep)

"When animators weren't sleeping, they were drinking."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Drinking)

"These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Dawn, Evening, Flowers, Night, Waking, Will)

"He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in thy need: if thou sorrow, he will weep; if you wake, he cannot sleep; thus of every grief in heart he with thee doth bear a part."
- Richard Barnfield
(Related: Heart, Friend, Grief, Help, Sleep, Sorrow, Will)

"Events that are predestined require but little management. They manage themselves. They slip into place while we sleep, and suddenly we are aware that the thing we fear to attempt, is already accomplished."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Fear, Management, Events, Sleep)

"Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Circumstances, Night)

"I was unable to sleep and I would stay up and draw these little cartoons. Then a friend showed them around. Before I knew it I was a cartoonist."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Friend, Cartoons, Sleep)

"Science, like art, religion, commerce, warfare, and even sleep, is based on presuppositions."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Art, Religion, Science, Commerce, Sleep)

"The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Evening, Man, Prayer, Sleep)

"Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: Death, Love, Fear, Man, Sleep)

"We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Life, Sleep, Sun)

"See, I think if it just became who's sleeping with whom, then there's no reason to prefer one party over the other, 'cause the truth is we're all sinners."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Truth, Party, Reason)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"They're like sleeping in a soft bed. Easy to get into and hard to get out of."
- Johnny Bench
(Related: Bed)

"I don't think a director should have any kids. I don't even think it's good for your physical health. Even guys in their 30s look exhausted because directors never get enough sleep. What I do is stressful enough."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Health, Kids, Sleep)

"Life certainly points it out to you - 'you can go this way or the other way.' You have to decide and it's a very strong decision because, would you sleep well knowing that you're living in the best place, but you're letting the place where you should live alone?"
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Life, Decision, Living, Sleep)

"What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!"
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Truth, Lies, Mothers, Sons, Taste)

"There is no magic. There is no secret. You need your sleep. A lot of our society tries to get by, but the truth is it is up to each individual to get their optimal sleep amount. If you get less than that you can get by temporarily, but it's only temporary."
- Richard Berry
(Related: Society, Truth, Magic, Sleep)

"I've stopped drinking, but only while I'm asleep."
- George Best
(Related: Drinking)

"Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Wisdom, Learning, Libraries)

"I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Family, Wife, Film, Kids, Moments, Sleep)

"Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Wife, Sleep)

"Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night."
- William Blake
(Related: Act, Evening, Night, Sleep)

"No, when I worked as an accountant I was falling asleep waiting for 5 o'clock."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Waiting)

"O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast."
- Anne Boleyn
(Related: Death, Quiet, Rest)

"So to me, Texas Hold 'em puts me to sleep. At least when you play stud, you can be funny as you deal. Somebody some day is going to come up with a Stud show that's going to work."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Funny, Work, Day, Play, Sleep)

"No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Bed, Children, Mothers)

"I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep."
- George Borrow
(Related: Politics, People, Sleep)

"My worst habit is whistling while I sleep."
- Billy Boyd
(Related: Habit, Sleep)

"We're introducing separate rooms with double beds in all of our planes so people can actually go with their partner and have a proper night's sleep."
- Richard Branson
(Related: People, Beds, Night, Sleep)

"I am fed up with men who use sex like a sleeping pill."
- Toni Braxton
(Related: Men, Sex)

"I can meet any producer in Hollywood and look them in the eye, knowing I didn't sleep with them, or do drugs with them."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Drugs, Eye, Hollywood, Sleep)

"The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping."
- Benjamin Britten
(Related: Idea, Night, Nonsense, Old)

"I am in an adolescence in reverse, as mysterious as the first, except that this time I feel it as a decay of the odds that I might live for a while, that I can sleep it off."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Time, Adolescence, First, Sleep)

"I'm a big movie fan. After a show, if I'm on the bus or a plane, it's often hard to get to sleep, so I'll watch a film. An action film can even relax me."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Action, Film, Relax, Sleep)

"Any time I'm in a moving thing, like an airplane, I'm usually asleep before we even get on our way."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Time)

"You can't find the sound if you just love sleep."
- Dennis Brown
(Related: Love, Sleep, Sound)

"Much of my reading time over the last decade and a half has been spent reading aloud to my children. Those children's bedtime rituals of supper, bath, stories, and sleep have been a staple of my life and some of the best, most special times I can remember."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Life, Time, Children, Reading, Rituals, Sleep)

"Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Kiss, Children)

"One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Clouds, Fight, Right, Sleep, Wrong)

"So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Love)

"Before he went to sleep, I told him a little story about a rabbit we saw run around the beach house we rented."
- Dick Bruna
(Related: Beach, Sleep)

"The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Light, Moon, Sky, Summer)

"But my attitude about it is I have miles to go before I sleep."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: Attitude, Sleep)

"Our heart oft times wakes when we sleep, and God can speak to that, either by words, by proverbs, by signs and similitudes, as well as if one was awake."
- John Bunyan
(Related: God, Heart, Sleep, Words)

"Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: Sleep, World)

"I cannot sleep - great joy is as restless as great sorrow."
- Fanny Burney
(Related: Joy, Sleep, Sorrow)

"I loved her. I still love her, though I curse her in my sleep, so nearly one are love and hate, the two most powerful and devasting emotions that control man, nations, life."
- Edgar Rice Burroghs
(Related: Life, Love, Control, Emotions, Hate, Man, Nations, Sleep)

"I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not sleep for many days on end, it may not be good for my health, but it definitely helps."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Health, People, End, May, Sleep)

"I was getting to bed about 10 P.M. so wound up and not getting to sleep by 11, and because I was putting the prosthetics on for five hours, I had to be up at 3 in the morning."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Bed, Sleep)

"This war is not necessary. We are truly sleepwalking through history."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: History, War)

"It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe; you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep."
- George Byron
(Related: Man, Reason, Sleep)

"Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Life, Men, Death, Sleep)

"It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Man, Reason, Sleep)

"The left side of my brain is telling me I want to sleep with every woman in the world and the other side of my brain is telling me I met this great girl and if I let that go I'm going to regret it."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Regret, Sleep, Want, Woman, World)

"It's useless to play lullabies for those who cannot sleep."
- John Cage
(Related: Play, Sleep)

"In sleep, you are safe from the revolting mechanics of living and being a prey to outrageous fortune."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Being, Fortune, Living, Sleep)

"People who sleep around to get roles are frail and scared and most likely without talent. It's their own little horror show that only they can deal with."
- Bruce Campbell
(Related: Talent, People, Horror, Sleep)

"Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep."
- Albert Camus
(Related: People, Sleep, Talk)

"I was 16 years old, driving to LA, and sleeping in my car, just trying to make it happen."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Car, Driving, Old, Trying, Years)

"I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now?"
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Idea, Living, Lying, Now, Song, Wonder, Writing)

"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
(Related: Lying, Sleep, Worry)

"It was weird because I was pregnant, throughout that so it was weird being a pregnant witch. I was in a really bad mood but luckily, because I sleep with the director, he just sort of scheduled me so I only had to do it two nights."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Being, Sleep)

"Because I sleep with him he asked me to audition, you know?"
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Sleep)

"I know folks all have a tizzy about it, but I like a little bourbon of an evening. It helps me sleep. I don't much care what they say about it."
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Related: Care, Evening, Sleep)

"To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Personality, Sleep, Will, Woman, Wrong)

"From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Judgment, Reading)

"The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep."
- Marc Chagall
(Related: Artist, Dignity, Duty, Lies, Sense, Sleep, Wonder, World)

"Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Death, Living, Sickness, Sleep)

"The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep."
- Chanakya
(Related: People, Sleep)

"Good dreams don't come cheap, you've got to pay for them and If you just dream when you're asleep this is no way for them to come alive... to survive."
- Harry Chapin
(Related: Dreams)

"Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Men, Animals, Body, Faces, First, Man, Mind)

"I do not understand the capricious lewdness of the sleeping mind."
- John Cheever
(Related: Mind)

"Campaign staffers develop the ability to sleep through anything."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: Ability, Sleep)

"They would wake me up when I was sleeping, and say sing a song for our friends. I had a sweet voice, I had a nice little tenor voice. God knows what I sang, but my whole family would admire me."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Family, God, Friends, Song, Voice)

"Colorless green ideas sleep furiously."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Ideas, Sleep)

"I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted. I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Son, Daughter)

"I never used to sleep much. I think we all go through a bit of a time like that where we rage about. If we don't, I don't think you've ever really lived."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Time, Sleep)

"Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Dream, Sleep)

"Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Parents, Youth)

"In every man sleeps a prophet, and when he wakes there is a little more evil in the world."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Evil, Man, World)

"Indolence is the sleep of the mind."
- Luc de Clapier
(Related: Indolence, Mind, Sleep)

"May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations, make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed, and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance, to guard and defend to the end of time, the great charge He has committed to your keeping."
- J. Reuben Clark
(Related: Time, End, Favors, May, Nations, Vigilance)

"Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well."
- James Freeman Clarke
(Related: Exercise, May, Sleep)

"Man, like other organisms, is so perfectly coordinated that he may easily forget, whether awake or asleep, that he is a colony of cells in action, and that it is the cells which achieve, through him, what he has the illusion of accomplishing himself."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Action, Forget, Illusion, Man, May)

"I sleep completely naked to make me believe you are here, but when I wake up it is not the same thing. Most of all, don't deceive me with other women any more."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Women, Sleep)

"The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Superiority, Sense, World)

"Whenever the competition is sleeping is when I shine."
- Kim Collins
(Related: Competition)

"How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!"
- William Collins
(Related: Country, Rest, Sleep, Wishes)

"When you become a mom you just learn how to function sleep deprived and you do get used to it. I came back to work when Finley was three months old and the first few months were rough. Then somehow you learn to exist on no sleep and now when he does upon occasion sleep through the night, which is like a full six hours, you're pretty sure he's suffocating. So you don't sleep anyway."
- Holly Marie Combs
(Related: Mom, Work, First, Months, Night, Now, Old, Pretty, Sleep)

"Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Friends, Funerals, Old)

"When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Success, Sleep, Sound)

"I think that episode in the third season was great. I'm really glad that we did that. He got to sleep with Sydney and kill Evil Francie and go on a mission and pretend he's a rock star."
- Bradley Cooper
(Related: Evil, Mission, Sleep)

"Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep."
- Le Corbusier
(Related: Men, Light, Order, Sleep, Space)

"So mightiest powers buy deepest calms are fed, And sleep, how oft, in things that gentlest be!"
- Barry Cornwall
(Related: Sleep)

"Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Eye, Open)

"That studies have shown that more people are getting up earlier, they're getting their news earlier. They're getting less sleep, getting up at earlier hours."
- Katie Couric
(Related: People, News, Sleep)

"Living inside the shuttle was a little like camping out. We ended up sleeping in our seats. You had to pay attention to housekeeping, not get things too dirty."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Attention, Camping, Housekeeping, Living)

"Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Decency, Sleep, State, Succeed)

"We didn't sleep last week - we literally didn't sleep - because we've been so busy with the book."
- Hansie Cronje
(Related: Sleep)

"I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much."
- Penelope Cruz
(Related: Love, Life, Truth, Job, Lies, Sleep, Whisper)

"You know, on the road, I never miss a meal. I eat five, six, seven times a day, depending on when I wake up and when I got to sleep. I never miss a training day. I always get my four days out of my seven."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Day, Road, Sleep, Training)

"It's amazing to me that people have any interest in such a low-level sex scandal. If I were sleeping with a congressman, maybe, but I'm a nobody and the people I'm writing about are nobodies."
- Jessica Cutler
(Related: Sex, People, Interest, Scandal, Writing)

"I love to sleep. I'd sleep all day if I could."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Love, Day, Sleep)

"We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Marriage, Sleep)

"I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Blind, Day, Man, Reading)

"I no longer teach law. But when I did I advised my students that they should never accept a case if it meant that by doing so you couldn't sleep at night."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Law, Night, Sleep, Students)

"I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress."
- Stacey Dash
(Related: Dress, Hollywood, Sleep, Trying, Will)

"But cats to me are strange, so strange I cannot sleep if one is near."
- W. H. Davies
(Related: Cats, Sleep)

"As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."
- Leonardo DaVinci
(Related: Death, Life, Day, Sleep)

"Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in."
- Evan Davis
(Related: Sleep)

"I think even when homeowners love their room, it's still a shock, because you left your house, went to sleep, came home and your room was dramatically and drastically different."
- Paige Davis
(Related: Home, Love, Sleep)

"All through the night, like the tumult of a river when it races between the cliffs of a canyon, in my sleep I could hear the steady roar of the passing army."
- Richard Harding Davis
(Related: Army, Night, Sleep)

"You don't swing where you sleep."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Sleep)

"Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Health, Sleep)

"I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake."
- Rene Descartes
(Related: Dreams, Sleep)

"If I ever went, I'd want to go peacefully in my sleep. I wouldn't want to plan my own death."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: Death, Sleep, Want)

"I bounce off four walls, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, because I only sleep those four hours a day."
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Day, Sleep)

"Maybe you don't like your job, maybe you didn't get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there's no escape, there's no excuse, so just suck up and be nice."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Life, Day, Job, Sleep)

"But let them sleep, Lord, and me mourn a space."
- John Donne
(Related: Sleep, Space)

"Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it's hard to go back to sleep."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Coffee, Sleep)

"No man can become a saint in his sleep."
- Henry Drummond
(Related: Man, Sleep)

"Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life, and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication. They are now something more than themselves; those we loved were merely happy shadows."
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Life, Day, Now, Shadows, Sleep, Suffering)

"When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my bed every night before I went to sleep, and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Mother, Bed, Night, Prayer, Sleep)

"The greatest king of Israel, King David, the author of the Psalms, sent a man out to die in battle so that he could sleep with his wife."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Wife, Battle, Israel, Man, Sleep)

"What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Applause, Fans, Sleep)

"I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore."
- George Eads
(Related: Character, Sleep)

"It is all right for the lion and the lamb to lie down together if they are both asleep, but if one of them begins to get active, it is dangerous."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Lie, Right)

"Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Money, Work, Power, Soul, Help, Night, Sleep)

"Between 2 and 5 I'm reading in to find out what's been going on while I've been asleep."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Reading)

"I don't sleep with happily married men."
- Britt Ekland
(Related: Men, Sleep)

"There are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers."
- Ralph Ellison
(Related: World)

"There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Mother, Sleep)

"You know how most dogs lick you on the cheek? If you're sleeping and not ready for it, my dog, Joe, will get his tongue inside your mouth. It's by far the worst kiss I've ever had."
- Will Estes
(Related: Kiss, Dogs, Tongue, Will)

"I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale."
- George Farquhar
(Related: Ale, Sleep)

"I think I'm still trying to find my feet as an actor. And I know it ain't brain surgery, but it confuses me and it comes between me and my sleep a lot."
- Colin Farrell
(Related: Actor, Feet, Sleep, Trying)

"Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Night, Nothing, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"It's funny how sometimes how the public some people think I was born like this. That I maybe I sleep and I do big muscle, but its a lot of work to look like this and to be in this kind of condition."
- Lou Ferrigno
(Related: Funny, Work, People, Public, Sleep)

"The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Cure, Sleep)

"Sleep - the most beautiful experience in life - except drink."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Experience, Life, Sleep)

"Next door, there's an old man who lived to his nineties and one day passed away in his sleep. And his wife, she stayed for a couple of days and passed away. I'm sorry, I know that's a strange way to tell you that I know we belong."
- Ben Folds
(Related: Wife, Day, Man, Old, Sleep)

"Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Work, Exercise, Help, Recreation, Sleep, Want, Worry)

"The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Death, Life, Love, Food, Facts, Sleep)

"I think people are born bisexual and the make subconscious choices based on the pressures of society. I have no question in my mind about being bisexual. But I'm also a hypocrite: I would never date a girl who is bisexual, because that means they also sleep with men, and men are so dirty that I'd never sleep with a girl who had slept with a man."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Men, Society, People, Being, Choices, Man, Mind, Question, Sleep)

"She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you."
- Jamie Foxx
(Related: Love, Dreams, Now, Sleep, Talk)

"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread."
- Anatole France
(Related: Equality, Law, Poor, Sleep)

"The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread."
- Anatole France
(Related: Equality, Law, Poor, Sleep)

"I don't even like to sleep - I feel as if there's too much to do."
- James Franco
(Related: Sleep)

"A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Life, Grave, Laziness, Leisure, Will)

"I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Death, Constitution, Sleep)

"Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment, you think if I can go through such pain and that level of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything. It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain, forget your vocabulary."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Mother, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Forget, Pain, Sleep, Vocabulary)

"If a professional musician in a symphony orchestra is playing Beethoven. But this particular orchestra have played this particular chestnut so many times, they can play it in their sleep. Does the genius remain present in the music or not?"
- Robert Fripp
(Related: Music, Genius, Play, Present, Sleep)

"We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Dreams, Act, Nothing, Sleep)

"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Deep, Promises, Sleep)

"But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Promises, Sleep)

"I'm the kind of person who'll have a few drinks and fall asleep at 11."
- Sadie Frost
(Related: Drinks)

"When I had my first boy it all started and that male energy seemed to keep me awake but since my daughter, who's incredibly serene, I can't seem to stop sleeping because she's asleep all the time. It's a pattern."
- Sadie Frost
(Related: Time, Daughter, Energy, First)

"When I'm alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Argument, Bed, Sleep)

"Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Anger, Forget, Lies, Man, Sleep)

"They think my life is glamourous. It's not true. I obviously get to come in and do radio interviews. That's the glamour. But other than that, I eat and sleep and that's it. Eat, sleep and do shows."
- Adam Garcia
(Related: Life, Glamour, Sleep)

"I believe in a higher power and I believe in good and bad, right and wrong. You sleep in the bed you make."
- Leif Garrett
(Related: Power, Bed, Right, Sleep, Wrong)

"I derive no pleasure from prosecuting a man, even though I know he's guilty; do you think I could sleep at night or look at myself in the mirror in the morning if I hounded an innocent man?"
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Man, Night, Pleasure, Sleep)

"My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling."
- Elizabeth Gaskell
(Related: Heart, Feeling, Grief, Night, Nothing, Sense, Sleep, Waking)

"I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I was living peaceably when people began to speak bad of me. Now I can eat well, sleep well and be glad. I can go everywhere with a good feeling."
- Geronimo
(Related: People, Feeling, Living, Now, Sleep, Sun, Trees)

"Midwest kids got to summer camp. There is something very special about being away from your parents for the first time, sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Time, Being, First, Kids, Parents, Stars, Summer)

"I am going to fight - I, a socialist and Syndicalist - so that we shall make an end to war, so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace, and the women go without fear."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Women, Peace, War, Fear, End, Fight, France, Sleep, Will)

"No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Knowledge, Lies, Man, Nothing)

"I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Family, Anger, African, Americans, Community, Film, Sleep, Spirituality)

"I'll get into a pattern where I start sleeping only between 12 and 3.30, and go for weeks like that."
- Trisha Goddard
"What I really wanted to know, though, was what it was like to be a geisha? Where do you sleep? What do you eat? How do you have your hair done?"
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Hair, Sleep)

"Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind."
- William Golding
(Related: Flying, Sleep, Wind)

"We train in the mornings, and then I go home and rest or sleep, and usually I go for a meal with Abel of a night, as we're the two with no family here, so we tend to hang around together."
- Richard Gough
(Related: Family, Home, Night, Rest, Sleep)

"Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Confidence, May)

"It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterwards."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Lie, Sleep)

"In the past, when I'd recorded during a break in a tour, it was so easy to sing, because I felt strong. Also, like so many new mothers, I wasn't getting a lot of sleep, and sleeping is such a huge part of being able to sing."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Being, Mothers, Past, Sleep)

"There would be nights when I would wake up and couldn't get back to sleep. So I would go downstairs and write. The staff had a pool going on how many pages of typing I would bring in here in the morning."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Sleep)

"There is such a thing as tempting the gods. Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep."
- Meg Greenfield
(Related: Gods, Court, Disaster, Listening, Self, Sleep, Talking)

"To sleep after sunrise was impossible on account of the number of flies which kept buzzing about the face."
- George Grey
(Related: Flies, Sleep)

"One must not forget that recovery is brought about not by the physician, but by the sick man himself. He heals himself, by his own power, exactly as he walks by means of his own power, or eats, or thinks, breathes or sleeps."
- Georg Groddeck
(Related: Power, Forget, Man)

"When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Action, Information, Sleep)

"In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Work, Christ, Day, Glory, Heaven, Night, Sleep, Soldiers)

"To carry care to bed is to sleep with a pack on your back."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Bed, Care, Sleep)

"So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Love)

"Those of you who can read I must beg you to read the Bible, and whenever you can get time, study the Bible, and if you can get no other time, spare some of your time from sleep, and learn what the mind and will of God is."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: Time, God, Bible, Mind, Sleep, Study, Will)

"When I read the script sometimes, it's like 'Christ! Enough!' I can't sleep at night sometimes. There's the occasional script that just hammers you, that you can't shower off."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Night, Sleep)

"You get three hours' sleep and then you start all over again. Relentless. Pre-production was almost harder than filming. I was all over the city every day. It was really exhausting."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Day, Sleep)

"I'm shocked at how early everything closes here. But people start earlier. I miss the late nightlife in NYC, but then again I sing and burn so much energy in the show that it's probably good - I get to go home and sleep."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Home, People, Energy, Sleep)

"My friends, who sleep for all eternity; we do not forget you."
- Karl Amadeus Hartmann
(Related: Eternity, Forget, Friends, Sleep)

"There's a lot of pain in my heart because what I accomplished was second to none. I'm not losing any sleep, but I do pay attention every year at this time."
- Bob Hayes
(Related: Time, Heart, Attention, Losing, Pain, Sleep)

"We are not hypocrites in our sleep."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Sleep)

"I've learned to look like I'm listening to long confusing plots of cartoons and comic books when I'm actually sound asleep or making grocery shopping lists in my head."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Books, Cartoons, Listening, Sound)

"Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Death, Sleep)

"Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Death, Sleep)

"I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Boredom, Reading)

"I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?"
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Life, Love, Sleep)

"Because that's just the way it is, and don't sleep on what you did before, you know, because it can... not hurt you, but you can find yourself sleeping on something that happened in the past, but you dare to progress and there is always room for progression."
- Thierry Henry
(Related: Progress, Hurt, Past, Sleep)

"Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Universe, Workers)

"Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Change)

"I'm lucky, I can sleep from takeoff until we land; so I'm fresh, rested and ready to work on arrival."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Work, Land, Sleep)

"I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews."
- Werner Herzog
"Sleep my friend, and you will see that dream is my reality."
- James Hetfield
(Related: Dream, Friend, Reality, Sleep, Will)

"I'd never watch a horror film, but after I found out I was going to be in one, I watched, like, four of them, including The Shining, I was terrified - I couldn't sleep for days. But I wanted to get myself used to things I was going to see on the set."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Film, Horror, Sleep)

"I'm a hopeless romantic. It's disgusting. It really is. I've seen 'While You Were Sleeping', like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Romantic)

"Yes, I've kissed a lot of guys. I like to kiss, but that's it. I don't go home with anyone. I sleep with my animals, like my baby monkey, Brigitte Bardot."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Home, Kiss, Animals, Baby, Sleep)

"First I wanted to be a veterinarian. And then I realized you had to give them shots to put them to sleep, so I decided I'd just buy a bunch of animals and have them in my house instead."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Animals, First, Sleep)

"I go the way that Providence dictates with the assurance of a sleepwalker."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Providence)

"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."
- Albert Hofmann
(Related: Time, Colors, Day, Eyes, Play, Pleasure, Sleep)

"There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep."
- Homer
(Related: Time, Sleep, Words)

"Even were sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing."
- Homer
(Related: Sleep)

"Like you and your woman ain't gettin' along and you're in love. You can't sleep at nights. Your mind is on her - on whatever. You know, that's the blues. You can't hug that money at night. You can't kiss it."
- John Lee Hooker
(Related: Money, Love, Kiss, Mind, Night, Sleep, Woman)

"I feel like there is always something trying to pull us back into sleep, that there is this sort of seductive quality in all the hedonistic pleasures that pull on us."
- Bell Hooks
(Related: Quality, Sleep, Trying)

"There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night's sleep."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: People, Night, Sleep)

"The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Bed, Feeling, World)

"You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave - win or lose."
- Gordie Howe
(Related: Peace, Effort, Mind, Rest, Sleep)

"Who has the fame to be an early riser may sleep till noon."
- James Howell
(Related: Fame, May, Sleep)

"He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence."
- William Dean Howells
(Related: Silence)

"I wear my Peggy Fleming T-shirt when I go to sleep every night before I compete, and for the past four years, it's brought me incredible good luck."
- Sarah Hughes
(Related: Luck, Night, Past, Sleep, Years)

"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
(Related: Life, Peace, Courage, Patience, Sleep)

"A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Mother, Children, Sleep, Tenderness)

"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
(Related: Sleep)

"Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would have been asleep at the switch. This level of activism and engagement with the needs of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Society, Thought, Church, Activism, Churches, Needs, Years)

"Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Thoughts, Day, Flowers, Light, Waiting)

"I had done a fair bit of traveling during the holidays in my school days with my guitar and discovered that I could live on it. Admittedly, I traveled with a sleeping bag but I could always find somewhere to lay my head."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Guitar, Holidays, School, Traveling)

"There are few things as seemingly untouched by the real world as a child asleep."
- John Irving
(Related: World)

"My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Dad, Friends, Kids, Now)

"Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. I don't get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying. I find you don't have to do as much, like you don't go on as many outings."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Life, Father, Perspective, Sleep)

"Being on Broadway is the modern equivalent of being a monk. I sleep a lot, eat a lot, and rest a lot."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Being, Rest, Sleep)

"But all lost things are in the angels' keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love; The years of Heaven with all earth's little pain Make Good Together there we can begin again, In babyhood."
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Related: Love, Angels, Babyhood, Earth, Heaven, Pain, Past, Years)

"Well, especially now I come to realize - and then - I would do my schooling which was three hours with a tutor and right after that I would go to the recording studio and record, and I'd record for hours and hours until it's time to go to sleep."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Time, Now, Right, Sleep)

"Going to your set with the headphones on in the middle of the night so that your parents don't know what you're doing when you're supposed to be asleep is great. I was rocking the bedroom. That was so much more fun when I got the 1200s."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: Fun, Night, Parents)

"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: God, Country, Justice, Sleep)

"Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Marriage, Night, Sleep)

"When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out. You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Attention, Man, Sleep, Will)

"They're right to think that about me, because I'm the person most likely to sleep with my female fans, I genuinely love other women. And I think they know that."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Love, Women, Fans, Right, Sleep)

"The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he's asleep."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Time, Wife, Husband)

"People always expect you to be jumping out of a Rolls Royce and being in the papers for drunk and disorderly or sleeping around."
- Davy Jones
(Related: People, Being)

"A lot of people are tired around here, but I'm not sure they're ready to lie down, stretch out and fall asleep."
- Jim Jones
(Related: Lie, People)

"True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Nature, Lying, Measure, Patience)

"If he could sleep on it. He would make his bed with white sheets And disappear into the white, Like a man diving, If he could be certain That the light Would not keep him awake, The light that reaches To the bottom."
- Donald Justice
(Related: Bed, Light, Man, Sleep)

"I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked."
- Alphonse Karr
(Related: Wife, Hope, Misfortune, Sleep, Yesterday)

"We get on well and it won't be too much trouble spending so much time with him. He has a strange way of sleeping as he likes to kick off all the blankets and just have them up by his chest."
- Robbie Keane
(Related: Time, Trouble)

"Have we so soon forgotten those four years of terrible carnage, the greatest war of all time; forgotten the millions of men who gave their lives, who made the supreme sacrifice and who today, beneath the soil of France and Belgium, sleep the eternal sleep?"
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Men, War, Sacrifice, Time, Belgium, France, Sleep, Today, Years)

"Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway."
- Rose Kennedy
(Related: Night, Sleep)

"It wasn't always easy getting up at 5 o'clock in the morning to go to the rink. Sometimes I wanted to just go back to sleep."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Sleep)

"We want to take good tidings home to our people, that they may sleep in peace."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Home, Peace, People, May, Sleep, Want)

"I lived with my mom in a really small apartment. My bedroom was like in the living room. That's why I still love to sleep on couches now."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Love, Mom, Living, Now, Sleep)

"I really detest movies like Indecent Proposal and Pretty Woman because they send a message to women that sleeping with a rich man is the ultimate goal and really that's such a small part of it."
- Laura Kightlinger
(Related: Movies, Women, Goal, Man, Pretty, Woman)

"I respect people who can do both careers, like Will Smith and a couple of other people who have done it, but I just don't know when they sleep."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: People, Careers, Respect, Sleep, Will)

"People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error."
- Florence King
(Related: Age, People, Dream, American, Error, Living, Right)

"It's hard 'coz you have got different time zones; you can't sleep and y'know, it's boring way for the show to happen, but you do off the stage. Y'know, onstage it's all better."
- Kerry King
(Related: Time, Sleep)

"The difference for me is I just don't sleep on friends' couches anymore."
- Sean Kinney
(Related: Difference, Friends, Sleep)

"The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night, when there are so many urgent things needing to be done. A huge gap exists between what we know is possible with today's machines and what we have so far been able to finish."
- Donald Knuth
(Related: Machines, Night, Sleep, Today)

"As I go to sleep I remember what my father said-that one can never be sure if one will awake. The way my health is now, this is becoming more and more real."
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Related: Health, Father, Now, Sleep, Will)

"Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Men, Circumstances, Exhaustion, Nerves)

"Of course, I would be depressed sometimes, and my Mom would be worried about me because I would just sleep to escape. Cause I was so scared of being a musician or artist, or whatever you want to call it."
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Related: Mom, Artist, Being, Cause, Sleep, Want)

"Making sleep happen is a must - anytime, anywhere, from a plane to a train to an automobile. Ideally, I like to get eight to ten hours a night, though I'll take it broken up in two segments if I have to."
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Related: Night, Sleep)

"Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race."
- Stanley Kunitz
(Related: Wisdom, Gods, Heroes, Mind, Myths, Old, Race, Waiting)

"I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Driving, Labor, Succeed)

"I think I'd have done better if I had been a little more relaxed-if I had not pressed quite so hard, if I'd not lost quite so much sleep."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Sleep)

"You know, in the beginning when your first payroll comes up and you have to borrow money to meet the payroll, you lose sleep the night before, and you say to yourself real fast, 'Well, maybe I should keep working a couple more years. It's sobering."
- Bill Kurtis
(Related: Money, Beginning, First, Night, Sleep, Years)

"I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived."
- Harold Kushner
(Related: Death, Fear, Ending, Sleep, World)

"Not all lucid dreams are useful but they all have a sense of wonder about them. If you must sleep through a third of your life, why should you sleep through your dreams, too?"
- Stephen LaBerge
(Related: Dreams, Life, Sense, Sleep, Wonder)

"Dream research is a wonderful field. All you do is sleep for a living."
- Stephen LaBerge
(Related: Dream, Living, Research, Sleep)

"When I'm trying to go to sleep and there are little noises, like a clock ticking or a fan squeaking, it drives me completely insane."
- James Lafferty
(Related: Sleep, Trying)

"My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Knowledge, Day, Night, Philosophy, Sleep, Wine)

"No, and I never, ever eat in between the meals. I control it well enough and with no pills, and I sleep seven hours a night. I go to bed. I fall asleep, and I wake up seven hours later, and this is the most important."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Control, Bed, Night, Sleep)

"Sleep is the best meditation."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Meditation, Sleep)

"The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Success, Actor, Hollywood, Leading, Man, Order, Press, Sleep)

"I can't understand these chaps who go round American universities explaining how they write poems: It's like going round explaining how you sleep with your wife."
- Philip Larkin
(Related: Wife, American, Sleep)

"In everyone there sleeps. A sense of life lived according to love. To some it means the difference they could make. By loving others, but across most it sweeps. As all they might have done had they been loved. That nothing cures."
- Philip Larkin
(Related: Life, Love, Difference, Nothing, Sense)

"I have heard repeated stories of meth users leaving their children unattended for days as they cook, use and then sleep off the intense effects of methamphetamine."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Children, Sleep)

"For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Work, Sleep)

"God has more important things to worry about than who I sleep with."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: God, Sleep, Worry)

"I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep."
- Stan Laurel
(Related: Dream)

"Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction."
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
(Related: Punishment, Reward, Sleep)

"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Men, Sleep, World)

"As hard as it is and as tired as I am, I force myself to get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends, or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just work."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Life, Work, Force, Girlfriends)

"Nothing's sacred anymore. Those girls and I got so close. They were painting me naked every day for months. It was kind of like going to a really bizarre sleepover. It's what you guys imagine we do: One naked girl and seven pairs of hands all over her."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Bizarre, Day, Girls, Months, Nothing, Painting)

"Far too often animals are put to sleep when they could be saved through proper care and nursing."
- Louis Leakey
(Related: Animals, Care, Sleep)

"As I understand I took most so-called democratic states about 200 years on average to build their democracies. That is why, when we go to sleep under totalitarian rule and wake up in a democracy, it makes me laugh."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: Democracy, Sleep, states, Years)

"Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Life, Sleep)

"Sleepin' in the truck wasn't so bad. Shoot, I kind of liked that, myself."
- Chris LeDoux
"Don't think that because you haven't heard from me for a while that I went to sleep. I am still here, like a spirit roaming the night. Thirsty, hungry, seldom stopping to rest."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Night, Rest, Sleep, Spirit)

"He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride."
- John Lennon
(Related: God, Fact, Fish, Ocean, Pride)

"A schedule so tight that it would only work if I didn't sleep on Monday nights."
- Alan Jay Lerner
(Related: Work, Sleep)

"But the important thing is to lie down and fall asleep. That little nap means you wake up fresh again and can continue."
- James Levine
(Related: Lie)

"Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal - they can both sleep under the bridge. Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!"
- Al Lewis
(Related: Poor, Right, Sleep)

"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."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Wife, Christian, Eating, Humility, Listening, Lying, Man, Pride, Reading, Sleep, State, Temperance, Thankfulness)

"I don't get to sleep when I'm in New York. Really. I'm living on adrenaline."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Living, Sleep)

"Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Coffee, Communication, Sleep)

"For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Needs, Sleep, Will)

"I shall give you hunger, and pain, and sleepless nights. Also beauty, and satisfactions known to few, and glimpses of the heavenly life. None of these you shall have continually, and of their coming and going you shall not be foretold."
- Howard Lindsay
(Related: Beauty, Life, Hunger, Pain)

"I'd sleep under a Vermeer."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Sleep)

"In some parts of Ireland the sleep which knows no waking is always followed by a wake which knows no sleeping."
- Mary Wilson Little
(Related: Ireland, Sleep, Waking)

"My mom is going to kill me for talking about sleeping with people. But I don't want to put myself in the position where I'm in a monogamous relationship right now. I'm not dating just one person. 'Sex and the City' changed everything for me because those girls would sleep with so many people."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Dating, Mom, People, Girls, Now, Right, Sleep, Talking, Want)

"I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet."
- Jack London
"I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet."
- Jack London
"I really need to be alone. I can't deal with someone sleeping next to me."
- John Lone
"But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Women, Consciousness, Deals, Lesbian)

"During meditation your metabolism and your breath rate go down to a level of rest, twice that of deep sleep."
- Mike Love
(Related: Deep, Meditation, Rest, Sleep)

"I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Books, Sleep)

"You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Mother, Divorce, Sleep)

"You can sleep with a blonde, you can sleep with a brunette, but you'll never get any sleep with a redhead!"
- Jamie Luner
(Related: Sleep)

"In my spare time I like to sleep."
- Jacob Lusk
(Related: Time, Sleep)

"I'd like to introduce someone who has just come into my life. I've admired him for 35 years. He's someone who represents integrity, honesty, art, and on top of that stuff I'm actually sleeping with him."
- Shirley MacLaine
(Related: Art, Life, Honesty, Integrity, Years)

"No man should ever lose sleep over public affairs."
- Harold MacMillan
(Related: Man, Public, Sleep)

"I think sleep's really important. I value it as much as waking up and having a full day."
- Jena Malone
(Related: Day, Sleep, Value, Waking)

"To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead."
- Og Mandino
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Drinking, Eating)

"I shall need to sleep three weeks on end to get rested from the rest I've had."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: End, Rest, Sleep)

"I should try to get some sleep as one doesn't know what tomorrow may bring."
- Robert Mapplethorpe
(Related: May, Sleep, Tomorrow)

"The poet knows himself only on the condition that things resound in him, and that in him, at a single awakening, they and he come forth together out of sleep."
- Jacques Maritain
(Related: Sleep)

"I wasn't playing mind games with anybody, I just said what I said. I am responsible for it, but I wish everybody would fall asleep for that one and let me go out there and do my thing."
- Pedro Martinez
(Related: Games, Mind)

"Unlike in my young days I'm not able to eat, drink and sleep tennis."
- Amelie Mauresmo
(Related: Sleep, Tennis)

"I never thought of stopping, and I just hated sleeping. I can't imagine having a better life."
- Barbara McClintock
(Related: Life, Thought)

"We shall not sleep, though poppies grow: In Flanders fields."
- John McCrae
(Related: Poppies, Sleep)

"You know I used to sit there and I'd go outside and play ball and everything, but now in my free time I just kind of lay back and relax because this atmosphere is so busy and stressful, so anytime I can sleep, you'd best believe I'm sleepin'."
- Scotty McCreery
(Related: Time, Now, Play, Relax, Sleep)

"The fact that I'm sleeping with the director may have something to do with it."
- Frances McDormand
(Related: Fact, May)

"And so we were asleep there in San Diego. And our pilot called us. And his brother was on one of the other planes. And when he was leaving the airport, he saw in his rear view mirror that there was an explosion."
- Reba McEntire
(Related: Brother)

"Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it."
- Rod McKuen
(Related: Admiration, Cats, Company, Sleep, Want)

"There are hardly five critics in America; and several of them are asleep."
- Herman Melville
(Related: America)

"Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Christian, Sleep)

"Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Christian, Sleep)

"If I feel in need of sleep, I just open a book or turn on the television. Both are better than any sleeping pill."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Open, Sleep, Television)

"We are asleep with compasses in our hands."
- W. S. Merwin
"Man is firmly convinced that he is awake; in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams which he has unconsciously woven himself."
- Gustave Meyrink
(Related: Dreams, Man, Reality, Sleep)

"I used to sleep nude - until the earthquake."
- Alyssa Milano
(Related: Sleep)

"I cannot sleep for dreaming; I cannot dream but I wake and walk about the house as though I'd find you coming through some door."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Dream, Sleep)

"I was asleep, in the upstairs bedroom, in the rear of the house. There was this tremendous crash, there was a terrible wind force hitting my body, and then I blanked out."
- Larry Miller
(Related: Body, Force, Wind)

"Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you've known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night's sleep?"
- Walter F. Mondale
(Related: Life, Family, Being, Fishing, Friends, Hunting, Night, Sleep, Want)

"Standing near the door, we dipped our fingers in the holy water, crossed and blessed ourselves, and proceeded up to the sleeping-room, in the usual order, two by two."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Order, Water)

"Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Life, Dream, Right, Sleep, Waking)

"Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Day, Plants, Sleep)

"When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly."
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(Related: Ideas, Night, Sleep, Traveling, Walking)

"Music can be used against us as much as it can be used for us. Muzak can put a whole nation to sleep, whereas a lullaby is intended to put a child to sleep in a sweet way."
- Holly Near
(Related: Music, Nation, Sleep)

"In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable."
- Knute Nelson
(Related: Health, Sleep)

"The first moments of sleep are an image of death; a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible for us to determine the exact instant when the "I," under another form, continues the task of existence."
- Gerard De Nerval
(Related: Death, Thoughts, Existence, First, Moments, Sleep)

"Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Day)

"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Goal, Comfort, Journey, Meaning, Sleep)

"I don't lose sleep over what I have done or have nightmares about it."
- Dennis Nilsen
(Related: Sleep)

"I don't like to watch my own movies - I fall asleep in my own movies."
- Robert De Niro
(Related: Movies)

"I'll have to have a room of my own. Nobody could sleep with Dick. He wakes up during the night, switches on the lights, speaks into his tape recorder."
- Pat Nixon
(Related: Night, Sleep)

"The Cold War isn't thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn't sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: War, Communism, Fighting)

"I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Life, Rest, Sadness)

"Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Happiness, Dream, Bed, Flowers, Lovers, Now, Sleep)

"They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Garden, Sadness, Sleep, Spring)

"Let the poets cry themselves to sleep, and all their tearful words will turn back into steam."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Poets, Sleep, Will, Words)

"By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Act, Night, Reading, Security, Sense, Trees)

"Night time really is the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone is asleep."
- Catherine O'Hara
(Related: Time, Work, Ideas, Night)

"My first two books are out of print and, okay, they can sleep there comfortably. It's early work, derivative work."
- Mary Oliver
(Related: Work, Books, First, Sleep)

"Time is the thing. A show like this pulls all your time away from you. Usually I'll get home from work on a Saturday about 10am (after doing night shooting) and I'll sleep until Saturday afternoon. Saturday night and Sunday I'm usually feeling wiped out and I've not seen Holly all week. It's a pretty full-on life, but what do you do? I love my work and there are sacrifices."
- Alex O'Loughlin
(Related: Home, Love, Time, Work, Life, Feeling, Holly, Night, Pretty, Sleep)

"Forgive me if I sleep until I wake up."
- Charles Olson
(Related: Sleep)

"One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers."
- Eugene O'Neill
(Related: Contentment)

"I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you."
- Roy Orbison
(Related: Dreams, Eyes, Magic, Night, Prayer)

"We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm."
- George Orwell
(Related: Men, Beds, Harm, Night, Sleep, Violence, Visit)

"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."
- George Orwell
(Related: Men, People, Beds, Night, Sleep, Violence)

"We cannot appeal to the conscience of the world when our own conscience is asleep."
- Carl von Ossietzky
(Related: Conscience, World)

"Time, motion and wine cause sleep."
- Ovid
(Related: Time, Cause, Sleep, Wine)

"What is it that love does to a woman? Without she only sleeps; with it alone, she lives."
- Ovid
(Related: Love, Woman)

"I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals... I've been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training."
- Jim Palmer
(Related: Hate, Sleep, Spring, Training)

"From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Time, Dreams, Artists, Sleep)

"We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Time)

"I can write for any magazine now, in any voice. I can do it in two hours, I could do it in my sleep, it's like writing a grocery list."
- Ann Patchett
(Related: Now, Sleep, Voice, Writing)

"I was very influenced by The Magic Mountain. It's a book that had a huge impact on me. I loved that as a shape for a novel: put a bunch of people in a beautiful place, give them all tuberculosis, make them all stay in a fur sleeping bag for several years and see what happens."
- Ann Patchett
(Related: People, Magic, Years)

"Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts some tragic dividing on their ways, is, on this short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening."
- Walter Pater
(Related: Attitude, Day, Evening, Gifts, Sleep, Sun)

"I made three movies in 1995 and I was unhappy with all of them: Sleepers, Incognito, and Speed 2."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Movies)

"Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Death, Immortality, Sleep, Youth)

"For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interrupted."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Health, Sleep)

"You can't look at a sleeping cat and be tense."
- Jane Pauley
"If you get enough sleep, cut back on cigarettes and red meat, you look better the next day."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Day, Sleep)

"True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment."
- William Penn
(Related: Body, Mind, Rest, Silence, Sleep, Spirit)

"After a hundred years the son of the King then reigning, who was of another family from that of the sleeping Princess, was a-hunting on that side of the country, and he asked what those towers were which he saw in the middle of a great thick wood."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Family, Son, Country, Wood, Years)

"Getting plenty of sleep is always great. It really is. I have a girlfriend who's sending me a slant board."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Girlfriend, Sleep)

"I was sleeping the other night, alone, thanks to the exterminator."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Night)

"Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours."
- T. Boone Pickens
(Related: Work, Sleep)

"Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats."
- Marge Piercy
(Related: Marriage, People, Cats)

"In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream."
- Luigi Pirandello
(Related: Love, Dream, Bed, Sleep)

"How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?"
- Plato
(Related: Dream, Thoughts, State, Talking, Waking)

"All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own."
- Plutarch
(Related: Men, World)

"The more I read about feeding times, sleep times and waking-up times, the more inadequate and miserable I felt."
- Gail Porter
(Related: Sleep, Waking)

"I used to wear boxers and a tank top, but now I sleep in the nude. It's kind of weird, because I used to have to wear something to bed, whether it was a tank top or whatever. And now if I have any clothes at all on, it's really hard to get to sleep."
- Laura Prepon
(Related: Bed, Clothes, Now, Sleep)

"With While You Were Sleeping, it was so much fun and such a Cinderella story, that I didn't want to do another romantic comedy. I wanted to do the opposite."
- Bill Pullman
(Related: Comedy, Fun, Romantic, Want)

"And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses."
- Francis Quarles
(Related: Beds, Roses)

"The issue is privacy. Why is the decision by a woman to sleep with a man she has just met in a bar a private one, and the decision to sleep with the same man for $100 subject to criminal penalties?"
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Decision, Man, Privacy, Sleep, Woman)

"I have never had problems sleeping the night before a race."
- Bobby Rahal
(Related: Night, Problems, Race)

"Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It's all work and no play."
- Usher Raymond
(Related: Age, Work, Forbidden, Play)

"What we have found in this country, and maybe we're more aware of it now, is one problem that we've had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: People, Choice, Country, Now)

"We had no sleep or days off or anything like that and then, when the band became big, Hendrix became a star and looked down at us lot."
- Noel Redding
(Related: Sleep)

"What is it like to fall asleep? What happens? Where do we go? Why don't we remember? Since childhood most of us have wondered about the mystery of sleep."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Childhood, Mystery, Sleep)

"What we hear while we are asleep continues to resonate with us upon awakening."
- Henry Reed
"When we fall asleep, we withdraw our awareness from its hypnotic fascination with physical sensation, thereby enabling us to listen with our now awakening sixth sense."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Awareness, Now, Sense)

"When we awaken, we cannot account for the time spent. We simply don't remember. About the only evidence we have of experiences while we were asleep is when we happen to remember a dream."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Time, Dream)

"It makes a difference what we choose to experience during sleep. Many of us think of sleep as a chance to get away from it all. But sleep is also a chance to return to the joys of our spiritual heritage - our universal awareness."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Experience, Awareness, Chance, Difference, Sleep, Spiritual)

"As we abide in sleep, intuitively resonating with the sum of all our experiences - this life and beyond - we gain refreshing perspective on our efforts and have an opportunity to remember what we know."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Gain, Perspective, Sleep)

"I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry, the other is to sleep with every woman on earth."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Earth, Sleep, Woman)

"There are people much less fortunate than us, and I don't mean people hungry sleeping in the streets either."
- Della Reese
(Related: People)

"Tired minds don't plan well. Sleep first, plan later."
- Walter Reisch
(Related: First, Sleep)

"I don't sleep. I hate those little slices of death."
- Walter Reisch
(Related: Death, Hate, Sleep)

"You can only sleep in one bed at a time."
- Nick Rhodes
(Related: Time, Bed, Sleep)

"If I know I have everything prepared for when I get killed by a stalker, then I can go to sleep."
- Christina Ricci
(Related: Sleep)

"A thinking woman sleeps with monsters."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Thinking, Woman)

"In the heat of the Russian summer a sleeping car is the most horrible instrument of martyrdom imaginable."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: Car, Summer)

"Some astronauts sleep in sort of beds - compartments that you can open up and crawl into and then close up, almost like a little bedroom."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Beds, Open, Sleep)

"It's easy to sleep floating around - it's very comfortable. But you have to be careful that you don't float into somebody or something!"
- Sally Ride
(Related: Sleep)

"Different astronauts sleep in different ways."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Sleep)

"A little work, a little sleep, a little love and it's all over."
- Mary Roberts Rinehart
(Related: Love, Work, Sleep)

"Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you. For years I used to wake up my daughter and say, 'Melissa you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep.'."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Daughter, Kids, Now, Respect, Sleep, Years)

"A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Man, Mistakes, Questions, Sleep, Woman)

"So I'm more at home with my backpack, sleeping in a hotel room or on a bus or on an airplane, than I am necessarily on a bed. It's weird being here. It feels like I'm standing next to my real life."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Home, Life, Bed, Being)

"I'm a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four."
- Joel Rosenberg
(Related: Women, Man, Sleep, Want)

"I know that my fans want to know who I'm sleeping with, but it's really none of their business."
- Diana Ross
(Related: Business, Fans, Want)

"Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Adversity, Consciousness, Prosperity, Remorse)

"Childhood is the sleep of reason."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Childhood, Reason, Sleep)

"We'll engage in pretty extreme violence in the world but, you know, the one thing that comes to humans as easily as eating or breathing or sleeping, is sex."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Sex, Eating, Extreme, Pretty, Violence, World)

"People tend to think of Brisbane as a sleepy, sub-topical place. I don't know. It's like Baltimore or something. I don't know. You would hear the family dramas going on behind closed doors."
- Geoffrey Rush
(Related: Family, People)

"A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep."
- Salman Rushdie
(Related: Work, Arguments, Name, Sleep, World)

"While we are sleeping, two-thirds of the world is plotting to do us in."
- Dean Rusk
(Related: World)

"Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something."
- Dean Rusk
(Related: Time, Being, World)

"Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Men, Fact, Sleep)

"My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotence."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Faith, Bed, Sleep)

"I'm going to sleep well tonight knowing that I made the right decision."
- George Ryan
(Related: Decision, Right, Sleep)

"I think about dying a lot, every time I fall asleep on a train or a plane I expect to wake up to a crash!"
- Lee Ryan
(Related: Time, Dying)

"Don may yawn at the idea, which he often does, but the great thing about Don, he has confidence in me and Mike and Ed and Leslie and Steve, that we're not going go out and do stories that will put people to sleep."
- Morley Safer
(Related: People, Idea, Confidence, May, Sleep, Will)

"Onassis was a man who loved to walk, to walk and talk, and he was the kind of man who doesn't go to sleep at night-he talks and talks."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Man, Night, Sleep, Talk)

"You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Women, People, Gay, Hollywood, Sleep, Talk)

"I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Mom, Sleep)

"For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep."
- George Santayana
(Related: Death, Duty, Man, Sleep)

"You guys ask really long questions. In the U.S., they just want to know who you're sleeping with."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Questions, Want)

"In the U.S., they just want to know who you're sleeping with."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Want)

"Four hours of makeup, and then an hour to take it off. It's tiring. I go in, I get picked up at two-thirty in the morning, I get there at three. I wait four hours, go through it, ready to work at seven, work all day long for twelve hours, and get it taken off for an hours, go home and go to sleep, and do the same thing again."
- Peter Sarsgaard
(Related: Home, Work, Day, Makeup, Sleep)

"It's hard to sleep at night because I'm still wondering where my mother is."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Mother, Night, Sleep)

"I'm living with two guys. I'm living with a slob and a guy who sleeps all day."
- Devon Sawa
(Related: Day, Living)

"Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Death, Interest, Sleep)

"Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Death, Day, Rest, Sleep, Waking, Youth)

"We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep."
- Olive Schreiner
(Related: Sleep, Will)

"So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things."
- Morrie Schwartz
(Related: Life, People, Wrong)

"A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Day, Man, Night, Sleep)

"Directing is: you're overwhelmed the whole time. Your mind never stops. If you care about it. You wake up in the morning and you begin thinking about it and then you go to sleep at night and you're still thinking about it."
- Campbell Scott
(Related: Time, Care, Mind, Night, Sleep, Thinking)

"Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Success, Desire, Mind)

"I am a scholar of life. Every night before I go to sleep, I analyze every detail of what I did that day. I evaluate things and people, which helps me avoid mistakes."
- Compay Segundo
(Related: Life, People, Day, Detail, Evaluate, Mistakes, Night, Sleep)

"The only time I have problems is when I sleep."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Time, Problems, Sleep)

"The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Dreams, Man)

"But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep."
- Karl Shapiro
(Related: Love, Satisfaction, Silence, Sleep, Smile)

"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Marriage, Alliance, Man, Open, Sleep, Woman)

"But you can't focus on things that matter if all you've been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep. You know."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Funny, Focus, Sheep, Sleep, Years)

"Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: People, End, Sleep)

"Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it is lifted."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Death, Life, Sleep)

"Standards are a little crazy these days. I think that, when you go to sleep, as long as you're happy with the way you are and the way you look, that's the most important thing. I think it's an internal thing. As long as you feel good with who you are and comfortable with what you're wearing, but not if that's the most important thing."
- Ashlee Simpson
(Related: Sleep)

"I think if the church did what they were supposed to do we wouldn't have anyone sleeping on the streets."
- Michael W. Smith
(Related: Church)

"When I was younger, I felt it was my duty to wake people up. I thought poetry was asleep. I thought rock 'n' roll was asleep."
- Patti Smith
(Related: Poetry, Thought, People, Duty)

"Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word "census," and people fall asleep."
- Aaron Sorkin
(Related: People, Word)

"I shall now proceed to my own experience, which hath truly convinced me, the Lord is awakened as one out of sleep; and the voice of the Lord will shake terribly the earth."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Experience, Earth, Now, Sleep, Voice, Will)

"I find it sad that by not talking about who I sleep with, that makes me mysterious. There was a time when I would have been called a gentleman."
- Kevin Spacey
(Related: Time, Gentleman, Sleep, Talking)

"I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much."
- Ronnie Spector
(Related: Man, Night, Singing, Sleep)

"Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please."
- Edmund Spenser
(Related: Death, Life, War, Sleep)

"I'm not sleeping with all the women I appear with."
- Ringo Starr
(Related: Women)

"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
(Related: Experience, Committee, Night, Sleep)

"Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera."
- James Stephens
(Related: Listening, Opera, Sleep)

"One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: May, Mind, Morals)

"Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Life, Eyes, Man, Open)

"I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark."
- Mary Stewart
(Related: Thought, Pain, Sleep)

"How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Dreams, People, Nothing, Sleep)

"The nations were awakened from the sleep of death, as the words of eternal life flowed from the Apostles' lips, - the temples of superstition were shut or destroyed, and churches were planted in every part of the civilized world."
- John Strachan
(Related: Life, Death, Churches, Nations, Sleep, Superstition, Words, World)

"When I finish playing football, I would like to work with kids and sleep!"
- Michael Strahan
(Related: Work, Football, Kids)

"Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most women would rather read a good book than go shopping, have sex, or sleep."
- Janet Street-Porter
(Related: Women, Sex, Fiction, Forget, Romantic, Sleep)

"When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: People)

"I'm a huge fan of Canadian rock-and-roll. When I was growing up, Rush came out with a record called Hemispheres, and I must have listened to that record for two years straight. Even when I was asleep I had it on. So, yeah, whenever I hear a Rush tune, the first thing I think of is Toronto."
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: First, Growing up, Years)

"I slide my arm from under the sleeper's head and it is numb, full of swarming pins, on the tip of each, waiting to be counted, the fallen angels sit."
- Wislawa Szymborska
(Related: Angels, Waiting)

"Most Sunday magazines, with the New York Times as an exception, are kind of sleepy, weekend service vehicles to move living room products."
- David Talbot
(Related: Living, Service, Weekend)

"When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over."
- William Temple
(Related: Life, Care, Quiet)

"I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything."
- Nikola Tesla
(Related: Food, Love, Success, Heart, Creation, Emotions, Forget, Friends, Man, Sleep)

"I think people want very much to simplify their lives enough so that they can control the things that make it possible to sleep at night."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: People, Control, Night, Sleep, Want)

"My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Father, People, May, Sleep)

"I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Sleep)

"But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?"
- James Thurber
(Related: Fear, Darkness, Opposition, Sleep)

"The sanity of the average banquet speaker lasts about two and a half months; at the end of that time he begins to mutter to himself, and calls out in his sleep."
- James Thurber
(Related: Time, End, Months, Sanity, Sleep)

"If you're lucky enough to have a pretty girl love you and share herself and sleep with you, make that your secret. The best way to spoil love is by talking to too many people about it."
- Rip Torn
(Related: Love, People, Pretty, Sleep, Talking)

"When some people get parts, they feel they can now relax, but for me it was always the opposite. Sometimes before I do a movie or before I act out a scene, I may not sleep well the night before. If I don't know what the scene is about, I might get all worked up."
- Benicio Del Toro
(Related: People, Act, May, Night, Now, Relax, Sleep)

"When we lost, I couldn't sleep at night. When we win, I can't sleep at night. But, when you win, you wake up feeling better."
- Joe Torre
(Related: Feeling, Night, Sleep)

"Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt."
- Pierre Trudeau
(Related: Living)

"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Life, Books, Friends)

"As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Care, Example, Moderation, Smoking)

"I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Exercise)

"I make it a rule never to smoke while I'm sleeping."
- Mark Twain
"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?"
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Thought, Act, Animals, Bed, Night, Sleep)

"You can't stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Wife, Sleep)

"I sleep each night a little better, a little more confidently, because Lyndon Johnson is my president."
- Jack Valenti
(Related: Night, President, Sleep)

"I spent many a summer early morning with the radio very low, half sleeping and half listening."
- Frankie Valli
(Related: Listening, Summer)

"I couldn't sleep for two years, they tried to break my nerves. They used a lot of psychology to brainwash."
- Mordechai Vanunu
(Related: Nerves, Psychology, Sleep, Years)

"Well, because I'm naturally a tomboy, when I have sleepovers with girls, they end up going home and crying."
- Alexa Vega
(Related: Home, End, Girls)

"So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out, but you don't feel like you have any control over that process, over her, over her character and who she is."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Character, Control, Sleep)

"I'd love to hold a koala. They sleep 22 hours a day, eat eucalyptus leaves and just hang out. I want to spend some time with that guy."
- Milo Ventimiglia
(Related: Love, Time, Day, Sleep, Want)

"In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame."
- Donatella Versace
(Related: Fame, Sleep)

"But for the first time in many years, I get to sleep in my own bed every night. I haven't done that, literally, in years. It seems like such a small thing, but it is so nice."
- Linda Vester
(Related: Time, Bed, First, Night, Sleep, Years)

"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Death, Life, Day, Sleep)

"A well-spent day brings happy sleep."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Day, Sleep)

"Now I know what it's like to be a rock star. No, I didn't sleep with 5 groupies at once. But I was interviewed about 45 times in 5 days in 3 cities."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Cities, Now, Sleep)

"When I can't sleep, I'll start thinking about how many shows I've done, count up the number of television shows and movies."
- Robert Wagner
(Related: Movies, Sleep, Television, Thinking)

"I have a deep conviction that our lives are eternal, that it is waking and sleeping, that we are born together with the people we love lifetime after lifetime."
- Marcia Wallace
(Related: Love, People, Conviction, Deep, Waking)

"I feel good now. I've gained all my weight back after getting stoned for three weeks and not eating and not sleeping much. I've been coming by my mom's and eating food."
- Marc Wallice
(Related: Food, Mom, Eating, Now, Weight)

"Let sleeping dogs lie."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Lie, Dogs)

"Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Moments, Relax, Self, Sleep)

"I don't sleep much. I'm on the go. My mind is racing. My wife says my mind is like the rolling dials on a slot machine. So, yeah, I think about everything."
- Bill Walton
(Related: Wife, Machine, Mind, Racing, Sleep)

"Well, we've made some changes on this tour. We're no longer sleeping in the parking lots and swimming in the fountains. We've been staying in hotels most of the way, though I will say some hotels have declined to take us because we're just having too much fun."
- Bill Walton
(Related: Fun, Will)

"But the mind travels far - and mysteriously - in sleep."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Mind, Sleep)

"I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of "work," because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep."
- Andy Warhol
(Related: Work, Being, Sleep, Want)

"I haven't been to sleep for over a year. That's why I go to bed early. One needs more rest if one doesn't sleep."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Bed, Needs, Rest, Sleep)

"All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Day, Pleasure)

"My mother and I took over abandoned buildings to sleep in."
- Mark Webber
(Related: Mother, Sleep)

"But alas, they are all sadly deficient, because they leave us under the domination of political and religious prejudices; and they are as inefficient as the sleepy dose of an ordinary sermon."
- Adam Weishaupt
(Related: Religious)

"My favorite way of getting out of doing chores is by acting like I'm asleep. But it never works."
- Devon Werkheiser
(Related: Acting, Favorite)

"Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants."
- Jessamyn West
"A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain."
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Love, Religious)

"All men should have a drop of treason in their veins, if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Men, Nations, Treason)

"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become."
- Brooke Foss Westcott
(Related: Men, Cowards, Crisis, Eyes, Heroes, Sleep)

"Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room."
- Christie Todd Whitman
(Related: Difference)

"I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before, Or else I am awake for the first time, and all before has been a mean sleep."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Time, First, Nothing, Sleep)

"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
(Related: Earth, Now, Open, Sleep)

"I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel."
- Billy Wilder
(Related: Sleep)

"There's also a sense of freedom. I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about if all the time - when I woke up in the morning, when I went to sleep at night, and that went on for eight years."
- Andrew Wiles
(Related: Time, Freedom, Night, Sense, Sleep, Thinking, Years)

"I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about it all the time - when I woke up in the morning, when I went to sleep at night - and that went on for eight years."
- Andrew Wiles
(Related: Time, Night, Sleep, Thinking, Years)

"I believe the greatest asset a head of state can have is the ability to get a good night's sleep."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: Ability, Night, Sleep, State)

"The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: History, Successful, Sense, Sleep)

"I had a migraine for about seven or eight straight days, and I was unable to sleep most nights."
- April Winchell
(Related: Sleep)

"Man has to awaken to wonder - and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Science, Man, Sleep, Wonder)

"Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Sleep, Snow, Walking)

"In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death."
- Thomas Wolfe
(Related: Death, Lie, Heart, Darkness, Dying, Night, Sleep, United)

"You gotta know when it's time to hang up. But when I finally go, let me go out on stage, my perfect ending. Don't let me go when I'm sick or asleep. Let me be in motion."
- Bobby Womack
(Related: Time, Ending)

"Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Life, Joy, Sleep)

"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Love, Sleep)

"Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Clouds, Forgetfulness, Glory, Sleep)

"When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, "Did you sleep good?" I said "No, I made a few mistakes.""
- Steven Wright
(Related: Girlfriend, Mistakes, Sleep)

"Don't you hate when your hand falls asleep and you know it will be up all night."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Hate, Night, Will)

"It's like Samson and Delilah: watch your back, because trouble could be the person you're sleeping with."
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Related: Trouble)

"Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close."
- William Wycherley
(Related: Death, Eyes, Hunger, Revenge, Sleep)

"I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve."
- Isoroku Yamamoto
(Related: Fear)

"A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten."
- Isoroku Yamamoto
(Related: Enemy, Man, Military, Pride, Shame)

"When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Dream, Deep, Eyes, Fire, Old, Shadows, Sleep)

"Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Design, Wisdom, Thought, Action, Books, Conversation, Living, May, Nothing, Pride, Waste)

"I took pain pills to get to sleep because I didn't want to go to work the next day exhausted."
- Dick York
(Related: Work, Day, Pain, Sleep, Want)

"I lay in my dressing room after being in make-up waiting to go on. They knew I was feeling pretty rotten and they tried to give me time to rest. But I couldn't sleep. I couldn't do anything."
- Dick York
(Related: Time, Being, Feeling, Pretty, Rest, Sleep, Waiting)

"Men find it difficult because I've got so much energy and hardly sleep at night, only four or five hours. I wake up in the early hours and potter around."
- Susannah York
(Related: Men, Energy, Night, Sleep)

"God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man."
- Arthur Young
(Related: God, Animals, Man, Plants)

"If you can't eat it, can't sleep under it, can't wear it or make something from it, it's not worth anything."
- Don Young
(Related: Sleep, Worth)

"I would teach from nine to four, sleep an hour, and write from six until midnight, night after night."
- Marguerite Young
(Related: Midnight, Sleep)

"If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Sleep, Tomorrow)

"I'll sleep when I'm dead."
- Warren Zevon
(Related: Sleep)

"Actually I ran away from school when I was 13. No one could find me, and the police were called. I was just hiding in a little thicket of grass at my school, and went to sleep."
- Zhang Ziyi
(Related: Police, School, Sleep)

"Had I been in Toronto, I would certainly have been killed in this attack. In the room where I normally sleep, the flames and the smoke and the soot is such that the gases would have killed me."
- Ernst Zundel
(Related: Sleep)

"I love men in bed when they are sleeping. But then they have to go and wake up."
- Daphne Zuniga
(Related: Love, Men, Bed)