Meaningful Quotes about Sleep
Sleep.—One hour's sleep before midnight is worth two after.—Fielding.
Even where sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing. - Homer
"To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub". William Shakespeare (Hamlet)
For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one." -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Living is a disease from which sleep gives us relief eight hours a day."
-- S. R. N. Chamfort
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep." -- Joan Klempner
And if tonight my soul may find her peace
in sleep, and sink in good oblivion,
and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower
then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created."
-- D. H. Lawrence
O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down and steep my senses in forgetfulness?
God gives sleep to the bad, in order that the good may be undisturbed.—Saadi.
Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor; and so shall thy labor sweeten thy rest.—Quarles.
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 to-morrow.—Beecher.
Heaven trims our lamps while we sleep.—Alcott.
There are many ways of inducing sleep,—the thinking of purling rills, or waving woods; reckoning of numbers; droppings from a wet sponge fixed over a brass pan, etc. But temperance and exercise answer much better than any of these succedaneums.—Sterne.
Sleep is a generous thief; he gives to vigor what he takes from time.—Elizabeth, Queen of Roumania.
O sleep! it is a gentle thing,
Beloved from pole to pole.
Thus we improve the pleasures of the day,
While tasteless mortals sleep their time away.