The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Laugh and the world laughs with you!
Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.
Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night... Without the satisfaction.
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.
The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.
Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine!
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.
Bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret.
Don't fight with the pillow, but lay down your head And kick every worriment out of the bed.
Many things, such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly - are done worst when we try hardest to do them.
It appears that every man's insomnia is as different from his neighbours as are their daytime hopes and aspirations.
The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.
Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
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.
Sleep lingers all our lifetime about our eyes, as night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir-tree.
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.