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30 of the Best Sleep Quotes

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What's the deal with sleep quotes? It is amazing how much we can learn about ourselves and life through sleep. While sleep represents an important alternate state of awareness in our lives, we still do not fully understand all aspects of sleep. But we sure love it when we sleep well and have delightful dreams!

30 of the Best Sleep Quotes

Below are 30 thought-provoking and at times smile-inducing, sayings pertaining to the importance, pleasure, and value of sleep.

Top 10 Funny Sleep Quotes

  1. “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” – Ernest Hemingway
  2. “There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” – Mindy Kaling
  3. “Never waste any time you can spend sleeping.” – Frank H. Knight
  4. “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” – Anthony Burgess
  5. “If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for in the morning, sleep late.” – Henny Youngman
  6. “Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it’s time to get up.” – Anonymous
  7. “There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” – Homer
  8. “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
  9. “There is no hope for a civilization which starts each day to the sound of an alarm clock.” – Anonymous
  10. “Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” – Phyllis Diller

Top 10 Poetic Sleep Quotes

  1. “What hath night to do with sleep?” – John Milton
  2. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
  3. “I want to be like a caterpillar: eat a lot, sleep for a while, wake up beautiful.” – Anonymous
  4. “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
  5. “A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  6. “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” – Charlotte Bronte
  7. “Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” – JoJo Jensen
  8. “When every inch of the world is known, sleep may be the only wilderness that we have left.” – Louise Erdrich
  9. “We count it as a certainty that everyone naps in paradise.” – Anonymous
  10. “No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.” – Carrie Snow

Top 10 Wise Sleep quotes

  1. “Sleep is the best meditation.” – Dalai Lama
  2. “A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting.” – Terri Guillemets
  3. “Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep.” – Mesut Barazany
  4. “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
  5. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish Proverb
  6. “The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” – Wilson Mizener
  7. “Sleep is the best meditation.” – Dalai Lama
  8. “Man is a genius when he is dreaming.” –  Akira Kurosawa
  9. “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
  10. “Good night – may you fall asleep in the arms of a dream, so beautiful, you’ll cry when you awake.” – Michael Faudet

One more sleep quote, for good measure.

  1. Buy a Layla Mattress for the best sleep of your life” -Layla

Let us know if you have any sleep quotes that you think we should add to the list.