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260 Best Sleep Quotes

260 of the Best Sleep Quotes

Top 10 Sleep Quotes

“Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“For me, sleep is a major thing…I don’t always get it, and when I don’t, I look like I’ve been hit by a truck.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

“Fatigue is the best pillow.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You’ll realize this as soon as they are born and they start using sleep deprivation to break you.” – Ray Romano

“Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world.” – Heraclitus

“End the day with gratitude. There is someone, somewhere that has less than you.” – Zig Ziglar

“Eat well and sleep well. That will feed your nervous system and your psyche. As you get older, you look how you feel.” – Francesca Annis

“Early to rise, early to bed, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead.” – James Thurber

“Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.” – John Ciardi

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin

Funny Sleep Quotes

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“We used to sleep five to a bed and three of them used to wet the bed. I learnt to swim before I could walk.” – Bernard Manning

“We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.” – Laurie Colwin

“We count it as a certainty that everyone naps in paradise.”

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” – William Shakespeare

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on.” – William Shakespeare

“True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” – William Penn

“Tired minds don’t plan well. Sleep first, plan later.” – Walter Reisch

“Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings each day.” – Mason Cooley

“Those who snore always fall asleep first.”

“They tell you that at his age, all they do is eat, sleep, and poop. And what I’ve learned is they can actually do all three at the same time. Who knew?” – Josh Duhamel

“They slept profoundly, desperately, greedily, as though for the last time, as though they had been condemned to stay awake forever and had to drink in all the sleep in the world during these last hours. ” – Hermann Hesse

“They call it the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.” – George Carlin

“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” – Alan Cohen

“There is renewal in rest.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“The lion and the calf shall lie down together, but the calf won’t get much sleep.” – Woody Allen

“The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” – Leonard Cohen

“The best thing to do first thing in the morning is to go right back to sleep.”

“The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” – W.C. Fields

“The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” – Wilson Mizener

“Taking breaks isn’t about cheating yourself, it’s about treating yourself.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

“Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.” – Thomas Aquinas

“Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.” – Albert Camus

“Some people can’t sleep because they have insomnia. I can’t sleep because I have internet.”

“Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.” – George Carlin

“Sleep is the Swiss army knife of health. When sleep is deficient, there is sickness and disease. And when sleep is abundant, there is vitality and health.” – Matthew Walker

“Sleep is the most innocent creature there is and a sleepless man the most guilty.” – Franz Kafka

“Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” – Thomas Dekker

“Sleep is the best meditation.” – Dalai Lama

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” – Thomas Dekker

“Sleep is not on good terms with broken hearts. It will have nothing to do with them.” – Christopher Pike

“Sleep is like a cat: It only comes to you if you ignore it.” – Gillian Flynn

“Sleep has become profoundly important. I didn’t understand the value of it.” – Jamie Oliver

“I’m a huge napper.” – Emmy Rossum

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” – Warren Zevon

“I wonder why I don’t go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decided that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip one hour more of sleep and live.” – Sylvia Plath

“I want to sleep but my brain won’t stop talking to itself.”

“I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die, the moments before I sleep.” – Ann Voskamp

“I want to be like a caterpillar: eat a lot, sleep for a while, wake up beautiful.”

“I walked with you, once upon a dream.” – Anne Rice and Charles Perrault

“I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.” – Yogi Berra

“I tried counting sheep so I can fall asleep but that got boring, so I started talking to the shepherd instead.”

Cant’t Sleep Quotes

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“Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” – JoJo Jensen

“Why can I never go back to bed? Whose is the voice ringing in my head? Where is the sense in these desperate dreams? Why should I wake when I’m half past dead?” – Emilie Autumn

“Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long, does not sin; whoever does not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer!” – Martin Luther

“When you wake up with a song stuck in your head, it means an angel sang you to sleep.” – Denise Baer

“When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Your sleep will be sweet.”

“When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap.” – Tom Hodgkinson

“When I’m at work I can fall asleep instantly, but when I’m in my bed I can hardly fall asleep.”

“When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor

“When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, ‘Did you sleep good?’ I said, ‘No, I made a few mistakes.’” – Steven Wright

“When I wake up, I am reborn.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“When every inch of the world is known, sleep may be the only wilderness that we have left.” – Louise Erdrich

“When asleep we all become children again. Perhaps because in the state of slumber we can do no wrong and are unconscious of life, the greatest criminal and most self-absorbed egotist are holy, by natural magic, as long as they’re sleeping.” – Fernando Pessoa

“When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.” – Ursula K. LeGuin

“What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.” – Werner Herzog

“The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The only time I have problems is when I sleep.” – Tupac Shakur

“The nicest thing for me is sleep. Then at least I can dream.” – Marilyn Monroe

“The most dangerous game to play: “Resting your eyes in the morning after shutting off your alarm.”

“The moment the alarm goes off is the first test; it sets the tone for the rest of the day. The test is not a complex one: when the alarm goes off, do you get up out of bed, or do you lie there in comfort and fall back to sleep? If you have the discipline to get out of bed, you win – you pass the test.” – Jocko Willink

“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

“No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.” – Carrie Snow

“No civilized person goes to bed the same day he gets up.” – Richard Harding Davis

“Next time you see someone sleeping, make believe you’re in a science fiction movie. And whisper, ‘The creature is regenerating itself.’” – George Carlin

“Never waste any time you can spend sleeping.” – Frank H. Knight

“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” – Phyllis Diller

“My mother told me to follow my dreams, so I took a nap.”

“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

“It was that sort of sleep in which you wake every hour and think to yourself that you have not been sleeping at all; you can remember dreams that are like reflections, daytime thinking slightly warped.” – Kim Stanley Robinson

“Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” – Alain de Botton

“In this fast-paced world, it’s important to slow down sometimes.” – Dano Janowski

“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

“If men only felt about death as they do about sleep, all terrors would cease. . . Men sleep contentedly, assured that they will wake the following morning. They should feel the same about their lives.” – Richard Matheson

“If I have a bad game, I think about what I have to do to return to form. Figure it out, go to sleep, and wake up a new man.” – Matt Kemp

“If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he’d make a fortune.” – Griff Niblack

“I’ve dreamed a lot. I’m tired now from dreaming but not tired of dreaming. No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake. In dreams, I have achieved everything.” – Fernando Pessoa

“I’ve dreamed a lot. I’m tired now from dreaming but not tired of dreaming. No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake. In dreams I have achieved everything.” – Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese Poet

“I’ve always envied people who sleep easily. Their brains must be cleaner, the floorboards of the skull well swept, all the little monsters closed up in a steamer trunk at the foot of the bed.” – David Benioff

“I’m trying to read a book on how to relax, but I keep falling asleep.” – Jim Loy

“I’m so good at sleeping that I can do it with my eyes closed.”

“I’m going to sleep well tonight knowing that I made the right decision.” – George Ryan

“I’m going to bed” really means “I’m going to lie in my bed and go on my phone”.”

“I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I’d be a college graduate today.” – George Foreman

“I think it is good that books still exist, but they do make me sleepy.” – Frank Zappa

“I think insomnia is a sign that a person is interesting.” – Avery Sawyer

“I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it.” – Shirley Conran

“I like to embrace natural beauty. I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep, drinking a lot of water and exercising.” – Tia Mowry

“I have a funny relationship with sleep.. It arrives without ever letting me be aware of its arrival. And goes by not letting me notice the nudge it gives me to be awake….Yet, I know it had been there…Morning freshness tells me about its useful presence..” – Ramesh Sood

“I had a dream I was awake, and I woke up to find myself asleep.” – Stan Laurel

“I don’t need a hairstylist, my pillow gives me a new hairstyle every morning.”

“I don’t know why it should be, I am sure; but the sight of another man asleep in bed when I am up, maddens me.” – Jerome K. Jerome

“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.” – Bob Hope

“Who said nights were for sleep?” – Marilyn Monroe

Good Sleep Quotes

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“You’re my favorite reason to lose sleep.”

“Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep.” – Mesut Barazany

“Your eyes water when you yawn because you miss your bed and it makes you sad.”

“You never know. Maybe when we’re dreaming…we’re more lucid than when we are awake.” – Katherine Angela Yeboah

“You miss 100% of the naps you don’t take.”

“You can go to bed without fear; you will lie down and sleep soundly.”

“Yea, all things live forever, though at times they sleep and are forgotten.”

“Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours.”

“I crave the sweet surrender of sleep and my dreams’ uncensored communication: no tiresome small talk, sucking up to impress, or tiptoeing around charged topics. Dreams are the naked truth; get ready for it.” – Judith Orloff

“I count it as an absolute certainty that in paradise, everyone naps. A nap is a perfect pleasure and it’s useful, too. It splits the day into two halves, making each half more manageable and enjoyable. How much easier it is to work in the morning if we know we have a nap to look forward to after lunch; and how much more pleasant the late afternoon and evening become after a little sleep. If you know there is a nap to come later in the day, then you can banish forever that terrible sense of doom one feels at 9 A.M. with eight hours of straight toil ahead. Not only that, but a nap can offer a glimpse into a twilight nether world where gods play and dreams happen.” – Tom Hodgkinson

“I can think. I can sleep. I can move. I can ride my bike. I can dream.” – Bill Walton

“I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married.” – Lewis Grizzard

“I always say ‘morning’ instead of ‘good morning,’ because if it was a good morning, I’d still be asleep.”

“I already want to take a nap tomorrow.”

“Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain. Many people walk through their lives in an underslept state, not realizing it.” – Matthew Walker

“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

“Hold her a little longer, rock her a little more, read her another story, you’ve only read her four. Let her sleep on your shoulder, rejoice in her happy smile, she is only a little girl, for such a little while.”

“Having peace, happiness and healthiness is my definition of beauty. And you can’t have any of that without sleep.” – Beyonce

“Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep.” – Charles M. Schulz

“Happiness consists of getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“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

“Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.” – William Charles Dement

“Don’t give up on your dreams. Keep sleeping.”

“Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head, and kick every worriment out of the bed.” – Edmund Vance Cooke

“Death, so-called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.” – Lord George Gordon Byron

“Control what you can control. Don’t lose sleep worrying about things that you don’t have control over because, at the end of the day, you still won’t have any control over them.” – Cam Newton

“Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drank.” – Alphonse Allais

“Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.” – Rod McKuen

“Buy a Layla Mattress for the best sleep of your life” – Layla

“Before you sleep, read something that is exquisite, and worth remembering.” – Desiderius Erasmus

“Babies smile in their sleep because they are listening to the whispers of angels.”

“Asleep, he looked a lot younger than going-on-seventeen, but I had noticed that Johnny looked younger when he was asleep too, so I figured everyone did. Maybe people are younger when they are asleep.” – S. E. Hinton

“As soon as I get into bed, I drop off. I’d better get a bigger bed.” – Tommy Cooper

“As important as it is to have a plan for doing work, it is perhaps more important to have a plan for rest, relaxation, self-care, and sleep.” – Akiroq Brost

“As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“Anything seems possible at night when the rest of the world has gone to sleep.” – David Almond

“Anyone can escape into sleep. We are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher’s the poet’s equal there.” – Emile M. Cioran

“Also, I could finally sleep. And this was the real gift, because when you cannot sleep, you cannot get yourself out of the ditch—there’s not a chance.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“Activity and rest are two vital aspects of life. To find a balance in them is a skill in itself. Wisdom is knowing when to have rest, when to have activity, and how much of each to have. Finding them in each other – activity in rest and rest in activity – is the ultimate freedom.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

“A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” – Leonardo da Vinci

Good Night Sleep Quotes

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“We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.” – Jerry Seinfeld

“The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.” – E. Joseph Cossman

“People spend money on beauty potions, but a good night’s rest makes all the difference.” – Christina Aguilera

“Good night, sleep tight. Now the sun turns out his light. Good night, sleep tight, dream sweet dreams for me, dream sweet dreams for you.” – The Beatles

“Good night – may you fall asleep in the arms of a dream, so beautiful, you’ll cry when you awake.” – Michael Faudet

“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” – Mindy Kaling

“There is no hope for a civilization which starts each day to the sound of an alarm clock.”

“There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.” – Edward Lucas

“There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” – Homer

“In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.” – Knute Nelson

“In dreams we enter a world that’s entirely our own. Let them swim in the deepest ocean or glide over the highest cloud.” – J.K. Rowling

“In an era when Fear of Missing Out has its own universally understood acronym, recuperative rest and relaxation are not always regarded as the intensely worthwhile pursuits that they are. Instead, we are harassed into believing that we must be constantly available to be of value, that peak productivity and performance are directly related to presenteeism, and that to snooze is to lose. This couldn’t be more wrong.” – Michelle Ogundehin

“If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.” – Henry Youngman

“If you were not to set an alarm clock, would you sleep past it? If the answer is yes, then there is clearly more sleep that is needed.” – Matthew Walker

“If you want to have a good sleep, you have to have a good mattress.” – Jonathan Scott

“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Goodnight — may you fall asleep in the arms of a dream, so beautiful, you’ll cry when you awake.” – Michael Faudet

“I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like the feeling of being awake when no one else is.” – Jennifer Niven

“Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.” – Dave Barry

“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

“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

“Waking up in the middle of the night and realizing you still have time to sleep.”

“Sleep is my weapon…I try to get eight hours a night. I think what works best is sleep, water — and a good cleanser.” – Jennifer Lopez

“Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.” – William Blake

“There’s a reason they call it ‘beauty sleep.’ Getting 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night can actually improve your appearance.” – Lauren Conrad

“Sometimes at night I would sleep open-eyed underneath a sky dripping with stars. I was alive then.” – Albert Camus

“Sleep is a regenerative process where we heal and where our neurons build strong connections. It’s like a fountain of youth that we dive into every night.” – Mikhail Varshavski

“I went to bed and woke in the middle of the night thinking I heard someone cry, thinking I myself was weeping, and I felt my face and it was dry. Then I looked at the window and thought: Why, yes, it’s just the rain, the rain, always the rain, and turned over, sadder still, and fumbled about for my dripping sleep and tried to slip it back on.” – Ray Bradbury

“What hath night to do with sleep?” – John Milton

“The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4 am knows all my secrets.” – Poppy Z. Brite

“There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.” – Marie de Rabutin-Chantal

Baby Sleep Quotes

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“When my baby is sleeping that’s when I think, ‘Wow. I made that.’” – Maria Jose Ovalle

“Watching a baby sleeping is perhaps the only thing more comfortable than sleep itself.” – Atmaja Bandyopadyay

“There are hard days in motherhood, but looking at your baby sleeping reminds you why it’s all worth it.” – Kara Ferwerda

“Sleep, baby, sleep. The father’s watching the sheep. Thy mother’s shaking the dreamland tree, and down drops a little dream for thee.” – Elizabeth Prentiss

“Sleep when your baby sleeps. Everyone knows this classic tip, but I say why stop there? Scream when your baby screams. Take Benadryl when your baby takes Benadryl. And walk around pantsless when your baby walks around pantsless.” – Tina Fey

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” – Leo J. Burke

“Having my baby fall asleep in my arms takes away all of my worries and stresses. A sense of complete and total peace comes over me.” – Maria Jose Ovalle

“Happiness is a sleeping baby.”

“The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.” – Joe Houldsworth

“My body has decreed that I shall nap, and nothing will stand in my way.” – Kathryn Ormsbee

“My biggest parenting conundrum: Why is it so hard to put someone who is already sleepy to sleep.” – Chrissy Teigen

“Mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and sweet sleep blesses the child who lies within.” – Victor Hugo

“Most of the things we need to be most fully alive never come in busyness. They grow in rest.” – Mark Buchanan

“Moments before sleep are when she feels most alive, leaping across fragments of the day, bringing each moment into the bed with her like a child with schoolbooks and pencils. The day seems to have no order until these times, which are like a ledger for her, her body full of stories and situations.” – Michael Ondaatje

“Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they are already asleep.” – H. Jackson Brown

“A kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime.” – Red Skelton

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish Proverb

“A dream is a wish your heart makes, when you’re fast asleep.” – Song written and composed by Mack David

“A bed has a friendly and benign look: it wishes to be kind.” – T.F. Powys

“…my aunt (gave me the best advice): Put her to sleep yourself every night. Sing to her and cradle her in your arms and sit by her side — every night. Because one day you won’t be able to.” – Salma Hayek

Cute Sleep Quotes

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“Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It’s like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. It’s a quieting of the mind.” – Hugh Jackman

“Me: We need to fall asleep. Brain: No, let’s stay awake and think about every decision we made today.”

“Me: Please let me sleep! Brain: Nope, we have to stay up together and go over every bad life decision we have made so far.”

“Me risking my joy, career, and future to get extra 15 minutes of sleep.”

“Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.” – St. Jerome

“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

“Many things — such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly — are done worst when we try hardest to do them.” – C. S. Lewis

“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Man is a genius when he is dreaming.” – Akira Kurosawa

“Little boys should never be put to sleep. They always wake up a day older.” – J. M. Barrie

“Life is something to do when you can’t get to sleep.” – Fran Lebowitz

“Let’s start by taking a smallish nap or two …” – Winnie the Pooh

“Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Legend says that when you can’t sleep, it’s because you’re awake in someone’s dream. So if everyone could stop dreaming about me, that would be great.”

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.” – Charles M. Schulz

“Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” – Anthony Burgess

“Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” – Anthony Burgess

“A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” – Charlotte Brontë

“A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.” – W.H. Auden

“A night full of nightmares is way better than a sleepless one.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo

“A mom who has slept is an alert and happier mommy.” – Tamera Mowry

“A little bit of rest can go a long way.” – A.D. Aliwat

Peaceful Sleep Quotes

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“Music is a big part of my sleep routine. I listen to peaceful and calming music every night, and have my go-to playlists and albums I play at night.” – Lexi Underwood

“People say, ‘I’m going to sleep now,’ as if it were nothing. But it’s really a bizarre activity. ‘For the next several hours, while the sun is gone, I’m going to become unconscious, temporarily losing command over everything I know and understand. When the sun returns, I will resume my life.’” – George Carlin

“Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.” – Fran Drescher

“Of all the things a man may do, sleep probably contributes most to keeping him sane. It puts brackets about each day. If you do something foolish or painful today, you get irritated if somebody mentions it, today. If it happened yesterday, though, you can nod or chuckle, as the case may be. You’ve crossed through nothingness or dream to another island in Time.” – Roger Zelazny

“Of all the seasons, winter is the most conducive to the great art of dormancy. This art requires an appreciation of semi-consciousness: the beautiful and necessary prelude to sleep – a special pleasure in itself that is all too often neglected, under-valued or looked down upon.” – Michael Leunig

“Now for a good twelve-hour sleep, I told myself. Twelve solid hours. Let birds sing, let people go to work[…]I was going to sleep.” – Haruki Murakami

“Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince; And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. ” – William Shakespeare, Hamlet

“Nothing makes you feel better than when you get into a hotel bed, and the sheets feel so good. Why shouldn’t you wake up like that every day? Spend money on your mattress and bedding because these things make a difference on your sleep and, ultimately, your happiness.” – Bobby Berk

“Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it’s time to get up.”

“Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… without the satisfaction.” – Lynn Johnston

“No wonder Sleeping Beauty looked so good…she took long naps, never got old, and didn’t have to do anything but snore to get her Prince Charming.” – Olive Green

Sleep Love Quotes

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“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

“Why fall in love when you can fall asleep?”

“There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost

“Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.” – Audrey Niffenegger

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

“Listen, I love babies. I love children. And I melt when I’m around them. I also love my freedom and I love that I can sleep at night.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“I love you, in that place between coffee and sleep.” – Atticus

“I love to sleep. When I’m rested, I’m at my best.” – Halle Berry

“I love to sleep. Do you? Isn’t it great? It really is the best of both worlds. You get to be alive and unconscious.” – Rita Rudner

“I love that moment, when you stop struggling to stay awake and your eyelids shut sink down and you slip effortlessly into another realm that’s beckoning to you.” – Rachel Klein

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” – Ernest Hemingway

“I love sleep because it’s like a time machine to breakfast.”

“I love sleep because it is both pleasant and safe to use. Pleasant because one is in the best possible company and safe because sleep is the consummate protection against the unseemliness that is the invariable consequence of being awake. What you don’t know won’t hurt you.” – Fran Lebowitz

“At the end of the day, you go to sleep with the people you love, you wake up with the people you love, and you spend your time with the people you love.” – Tyga

“She wanted to return to her dream. Perhaps it was still somewhere there behind her closed eyelids. Perhaps a little of its happiness still clung like gold dust to her lashes. Don’t dreams in fairy tales sometimes leave a token behind?” – Cornelia Funke

“She used to say she could taste sleep and that it was as delicious as a BLT on fresh French bread.” – Rebecca Wells

“She stared at the stars like they were pillow for her mind and in their light she could rest her heavy head.” – Christopher Poindexter

“Rest is the best cure for busy man and work is the best cure for lazy man.” – Amit Kalantri

“Rest and be thankful.” – William Wordsworth

“Reading and naps, two of life’s greatest pleasures, go especially well together.” – Will Schwalbe

“Put my head under my pillow, and let the quiet put things where they are supposed to be.” – Stephen Chbosky

“Dear sleep, I’m sorry we broke up this morning. I want you back!”

Originally published November 23, 2021, updated November 24, 2021

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