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Sleeping Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about sleeping
  1. #1
    “As a purely mathematical fact, people who sleep less live more.”
  2. #2
    “So, surrender to sleep at last. What a misery, keeping watch through the night, wide awake -- you’ll soon come up from under all your troubles.”
  3. #3
    “There is a time for making speeches, and a time for going to bed.”
    author
    Homer
    book
    Odyssey
    character
    Ulysses
    concepts
    TalkingSleepingWords
  4. #4
    “This glorious sight, when sleep hath shut all eyes?”
  5. #5
    “I have not slept.
    Between the acting of a dreadful thing
    And the first motion, all the interim is
    Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream:
    The Genius and the mortal instruments
    Are then in council; and the state of man,
    Like to a little kingdom, suffers then
    The nature of an insurrection.”
  6. #6
    “The night seemed long. Wilbur’s stomach was empty and his mind was full. And when your stomach is empty and your mind is full, it’s always hard to sleep.”
    author
    E.B. White
    book
    Charlotte's Web
    character
    Wilbur
    concept
    Sleeping
  7. #7
    There is a drowsy state, between sleeping and waking, when you dream more in five minutes with your eyes half open, and yourself half conscious of everything that is passing around you, than you would in five nights with your eyes fast closed, and your senses wrapt in perfect unconsciousness.
  8. #8
    “And sleep, that sometime shuts up sorrow’s eye,
    Steal me a while from mine own company.”
  1. #9
    “Death was a friend, and sleep was death’s brother.”
  2. #10
    However, everything has an end, everything passes away, even the hunger of people who have not eaten for fifteen hours. Our appetites satisfied, we felt overcome with sleep.
  3. #11
    “Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against sleep so often of late; the pain of the sleeplessness, or the pain of the fear of sleep, and with such unknown horror as it has for me! 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.”
  4. #12
    “Most of all loved, when she went to sleep, to hear the Angel of Music.”
  5. #13
    “Even if she be not harmed, her heart may fail her in so much and so many horrors; and hereafter she may suffer--both in waking, from her nerves, and in sleep, from her dreams.”
  6. #14
    “This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
    Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
    Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best.
    Night, sleep, and the stars.”
  7. #15
    Think not, is my eleventh commandment; and sleep when you can, is my twelfth.
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