We sleep, allowing gravity to hold us, allowing Earth - our larger body - to recalibrate our neurons, composting the keen encounters of our waking hours , stirring them back, as dreams, into the sleeping substance of our muscles.
Sleep is the gateway to those nightly visitations of the irrational.
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
There is one sweet lenitive at least for evils, which nature holds out; so I took it kindly at her hands, and fell asleep.
Even sleep is characteristic. How beautiful are children in their lovely innocence! how angel-like their blooming features! and how painful and anxious is the sleep of the guilty!
Sing, sing a song to me,--
Sing me to sleep!
Some legend low and long,
Slow as the summer song
Of the dull Deep.
Leave your bed upon the first desertion of sleep; it being ill for the eye's to read lying, and worse for the mind to be idle; since the head during that laziness is commonly a cage for unclean thoughts.
I studied, I met with medical doctors, scientists, and I’m here to tell you that the way to a more productive, more inspired, more joyful life is: getting enough sleep.
Go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Never make a big decision without sleeping on it.
She fell asleep, and it was a sleep as thin as the night clouds, dotted with dreams that came and went like the stars.
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Try to live with the same intensity as a child. He doesn't ask for explanations; he dives into each day as if it were a new adventure and, at night, sleeps tired and happy.
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.
Sleep - the most beautiful experience in life - except drink.
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
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.
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.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
To die, to sleep - To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come...
What hath night to do with sleep?
Care keeps his watch in every old man’s eye, And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.
How do people go to sleep? I'm afraid I've lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the night-light. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.
There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons.
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