Who needs sleep?

I finally got a great nights rest last night and boy was it refreshing!  Normally I am up at 2:30AM in the morning but this day I was able to sleep in until 9AM!!!  Awesomeness indeed!!!

I came across a funny list of sleep quotes the other day when I was looking for something to share and thought I would share these with you… some make you think, others will make you laugh out loud… enjoy!

If you have ever suffered from insomnia you will know what a nightmare is. Yogi Berra.

No civilised person ever goes to bed the same day he gets up.  Richard Davis.

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

I love sleep it is both pleasant and safe to use.  Frank Lebowitz.

A good cure for insomnia is to get plenty of sleep.  W. C. Fields.

There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep. Homer Simpson.

The amount of sleep required by the average person is about five minutes more. Max Kauffman.

If you want the world to beat a path to your door, just take a nap on a Saturday afternoon.  George Burns.

The early bird gets the worm. The early worm… gets eaten.    Norman R. Augustine.

I need eight hours sleep a day .And ten at night.   Bill Hicks.

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

Did anyone ever have a boring dream. Ralph Hodgson.

I Missed my nap today,I Slept right through it. Henry Youngman.

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

Early to bed early to rise and you will meet very few prominent people.  George Ade.

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. Sir William Penn.

Sleep is no mean art; for it’s sake one must stay awake all day. Friedrich Nietzsche.

Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animal underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me.  Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

Sleep is the only source of invention.   Marcel Proust.

No Human  being believes that any other human being has a right to be in bed when he himself is up. Robert Lynd.

and yet a few more…

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

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

Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.  ~Fran Lebowitz

It’s a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it’s light out.  ~Bill Watterson

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.  ~Charles Caleb Colton

Life is too short to sleep on low thread-count sheets.  ~Leah Stussy

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience – unless they are still up.  ~Ellen Goodman

Sleep… Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death.  ~Author unknown, various wordings commonly attributed to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, and Journey to the Center of the Earth

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. ~D.H. Lawrence

May sleep envelop you as a bed sheet floating gently down, tickling your skin and removing every worry.  Reminding you to consider only this moment.  ~Jeb Dickerson,

Consciousness:  that annoying time between naps.  ~Author Unknown

There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast.  ~Author Unknown

Insomnia is a gross feeder.  It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.  ~Clifton Fadiman

Dawn:  When men of reason go to bed.  ~Ambrose Bierce

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

Now, blessings light on him that first invented sleep!  It covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak; it is meat for the hungry, drink for the thirsty, heat for the cold, and cold for the hot.  It is the current coin that purchases all the pleasures of the world cheap, and the balance that sets the king and the shepherd, the fool and the wise man, even.  ~Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605

Until next time get lots of blessed sleep so you can truly enjoy your days, Joe


About Jconowitch

I have spent 36 + years in Stevens County enjoying the many surrounding recreational areas while camping, canoeing, hiking and backpacking. I am married to my high school sweetheart with 2 children, 5 awesome grand kids. I have been actively involved working with many organizations to help children and adults throughout the area, as well as starting the Stevens County Scale Model club with a good friend. If you want to live and raise your family in a fantastic area or find a peaceful area to retire, this is among the best, and I am here to help you make your dreams a reality!
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2 Responses to Who needs sleep?

  1. Jessica says:

    Sleep. I wish. ;p

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