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135 Calming Sleep Quotes For A Nights Better Sleep

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If you are looking for an amazing selection of sleep quotes you’re in the right place.

To perform at your best it’s important you get enough sleep.

Sleep helps to rejuvenate your body and gets you ready for the day ahead.

These quotes about sleep will help you get a better nights sleep every night.

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Right, let’s jump into this list of sleep quotes.

Top 10 Sleep Quotes

When you wake up with a song stuck in your head, it means an angel sang you to sleep.

Denise Baer
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Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.

Audrey Niffenegger
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I think insomnia is a sign that a person is interesting.

Avery Sawyer
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Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.

Thomas Aquinas
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True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

William Penn
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It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterwards.

Baltasar Gracian
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Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.

JoJo Jensen
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The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream. Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe
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Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night.

Charles Fisher
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The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.

W.C. Fields
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More Sleep Quotes

Sleep helps you win at life. Amy Poehler

Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I’m reborn. Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Lawyer, Anti-Colonial Nationalist, and Political Enthusiast

I love sleep; it’s my favorite. Kanye West

Good night, sleep tight. Now the sun turns out his light. Good night, sleep tight, dream sweet dreams for me, dream sweet dreams for you. The Beatles, Rock Band

Three meals plus bedtime make sure blessings each day.

Mason Cooley

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The only time I have problems is when I sleep. Tupac Shakur, American Rapper

My biggest parenting conundrum: Why is it so hard to put someone who is already sleepy to sleep. Chrissy Teigen

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

I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married. Lewis Grizzard

If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he’d make a fortune. Griff Niblack, Author

Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world. Heraclitus

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

Wilson Mizener

When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Your sleep will be sweet. Proverbs :

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. Leonardo da Vinci

Many things such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly are done worst when we try hardest to do them. C.S. Lewis

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

Sleep soothes and arrest the fever-pulse of the soul. Eliza Cook

No wonder Sleeping Beauty looked so good…she took long naps, never got old, and didn’t have to do anything but snore to get her Prince Charming. Olive Green

Sleep when your baby sleeps. Everyone knows this classic tip, but I say why stop there? Scream when your baby screams. Take Benadryl when your baby takes Benadryl. And walk around pantsless when your baby walks around pantsless. Tina Fey

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.

E. Joseph Cossman

I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I’d be a college graduate today. George Foreman

Goodnight may you fall asleep in the arms of a dream, so beautiful, you’ll cry when you awake. Michael Faudet, Author

Sleep marks passing time, giving us distance from the things that have hurt us. When a person is wounded they will often fall unconscious. Similarly, someone who hears traumatic news will often swoon or faint. This is the mind’s way of protecting itself from pain. Patrick Rothfuss

In dreams we enter a world that’s entirely our own. Let them swim in the deepest ocean or glide over the highest cloud.

J.K. Rowling

They tell you that at his age, all they do is eat, sleep, and poop. And what I’ve learned is they can actually do all three at the same time. Who knew? Josh Duhamel, American Actor

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

Even where sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing. Homer

I want to sleep but my brain won’t stop talking to itself.


Sleep is the most innocent creature there is and a sleepless man the most guilty. Franz Kafka, Supreme Secrets of Success

Though sleep, you disconnect from the word so you can reconnect with your soul. Jennifer Wiliamson

When my baby is sleeping that’s when I think, ‘Wow. I made that.’ Maria Jose Ovalle, Content Creator

There are hard days in motherhood, but looking at your baby sleeping reminds you why it’s all worth it.

Kara Ferwerda, Mommy blogger

Sleep has been provided by nature to do the body’s healing work, and it takes seven or eight hours for this process to happen. Commit to getting at least seven to eight hours of good quality sleep every night to keep your body and hormones in balance. Suzanne Somers

End the day with gratitude. There is someone, somewhere that has less than you. Zig Ziglar

Fatigue is the best pillow. Benjamin Franklin

God has made sleep to be a sponge by which to rub out fatigue. A man’s roots are planted in night as in a soil.

Henry Ward Beecher

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. Charlotte Brontë, English Novelist and Poet

Sleep is the real beauty secret, but I don’t get enough of that. Chelsea Leyland

Having my baby fall asleep in my arms takes away all of my worries and stresses. A sense of complete and total peace comes over me. Maria Jose Ovalle, Content Creator

The man who doesn’t relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on.

Elbert Hubbard

Also, I could finally sleep. And this was the real gift, because when you cannot sleep, you cannot get yourself out of the ditchthere’s not a chance. Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

I love to sleep. Do you? Isn’t it great? It really is the best of both worlds. You get to be alive and unconscious. Rita Rudner

Inspiring Sleep Quotes

Discover the great ideas that lie inside you by discovering the power of sleep. Arianna Huffington

Mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and sweet sleep blesses the child who lies within.

Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

A kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime. Red Skelton

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

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to. F. Scott Fitzgerald, American Author

I love sleep so much. That’s the one thing I won’t sacrifice. I really cannot.

Bozoma Saint John

Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night. Dave Barry

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. Phyllis Diller

When I’m at work I can fall asleep instantly, but when I’m in my bed I can hardly fall asleep. Anonymous

Anyone can escape into sleep. We are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher’s the poet’s equal there.

Emile M. Cioran

I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? Ernest Hemingway

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled. Edward Lucas

A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting. Terri Guillemets

Sleep, baby, sleep. The father’s watching the sheep. Thy mother’s shaking the dreamland tree, and down drops a little dream for thee.

Elizabeth Prentiss, American Author

We are such stuff as dreams are made on. William Shakespeare, English Poet

Sleep is not on good terms with broken hearts. It will have nothing to do with them. Christopher Pike, Author

If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late. Henny Youngman

You can go to bed without fear; you will lie down and sleep soundly.


Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. Ralph Marston

Babies smile in their sleep because they are listening to the whispers of angels. Unknown

You’re my favorite reason to lose sleep. Unknown

Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.

Thomas Dekker

One who has a good night’s rest awakes to a glorious morning. One who stays up late usually sleeps through it. Unknown

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

Sleep is the best meditation. Dalai Lama

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


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

Watching a baby sleeping is perhaps the only thing more comfortable than sleep itself. Atmaja Bandyopadyay

The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child. Joe Houldsworth

Before you sleep, read something that is exquisite, and worth remembering.

Desiderius Erasmus, Dutch Philosopher

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world. Leonard Cohen, Canadian Singer-Songwriter

Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well. James Freeman Clarke

Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day. Tom Brady

Who said nights were for sleep?

Marilyn Monroe, American Actress

Me: We need to fall asleep. Brain: No, let’s stay awake and think about every decision we made today. Anonymous

Me: Please let me sleep! Brain: Nope, we have to stay up together and go over every bad life decision we have made so far. Anonymous

Hold her a little longer, rock her a little more, read her another story, you’ve only read her four. Let her sleep on your shoulder, rejoice in her happy smile, she is only a little girl, for such a little while. Unknown

And kick every worriment out of the bed.

Edmund Vance Cooke

I love you, in that place between coffee and sleep. Atticus, The Dark Between Stars

Remember that in order to be productive you also have to focus on relaxation. Bogdan Ivanov

Yea, all things live forever, though at times they sleep and are forgotten. H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure

Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.

Thomas Dekker

Anything seems possible at night when the rest of the world has gone to sleep. David Almond, British Author

Motivating Sleep Quotes

For the body, firstsleep, and enough of it, is the prime necessity. Enough exercise, and good food and enough, are other necessities. But sleepgood sleep, and enough of itthis is a necessity without which you cannot have the exercise of use, nor the food. Edward Everett Hale

Why can I never go back to bed? Whose is the voice ringing in my head? Where is the sense in these desperate dreams? Why should I wake when I’m half past dead?

Emilie Autumn, American Singer-Songwriter

Happiness is a sleeping baby. Unknown

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

I walked with you, once upon a dream. Anne Rice and Charles Perrault, Sleeping Beauty

Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.

Fran Drescher

Happiness in simplicity can be achieved with a flexible mindset and nine hours sleep each night. Dalai Lama

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Benjamin Franklin

Never waste any time you can spend sleeping. Frank H. Knight

If you get tired learn to rest, not to quit.


Get enough sleep every night. An exhausted mind is rarely productive. Unknown

Happiness consists of getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more. Robert A. Heinlein

I’ve always envied people who sleep easily. Their brains must be cleaner, the floorboards of the skull well swept, all the little monsters closed up in a steamer trunk at the foot of the bed. David Benioff

I’m always on the go. I love doing things until I hit rock bottom. Then I need my hours of sleep, and I’m on the go again.

Maria Sharapova

Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day. Unknown

Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… without the satisfaction. Lynn Johnston, Canadian Cartoonist

A well spent day brings happy sleep. Leonardo da Vinci

Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep. Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Essayist

Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep. Mesut Barazany

Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head, and kick every worriment out of the bed. Elie Wiesel, Night

Sleep is an investment in the energy you need to be effective tomorrow.

Tom Roth

I tried counting sheep so I can fall asleep but that got boring, so I started talking to the shepherd instead. Anonymous

Man is a genius when he is dreaming. Akira Kurosawa, Japanese Film Director

It was that sort of sleep in which you wake every hour and think to yourself that you have not been sleeping at all; you can remember dreams that are like reflections, daytime thinking slightly warped. Kim Stanley Robinson, Icehenge

Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.

Alain de Botton, British-Swiss Philosopher

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep. Mahatma Gandhi

Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince; And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. William Shakespeare

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

Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings each day.

Mason Cooley, American Aphorist

Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they are already asleep. H. Jackson Brown, Jr., American Author

Some people can’t sleep because they have insomnia. I can’t sleep because I have internet. Anonymous

I think sleep’s really important. I value it as much as waking up and having a full day. Jena Malone

Little boys should never be put to sleep. They always wake up a day older.

J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night’s sleep. Edgar Watson Howe

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. AD.H. Lawrence

There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it. Mindy Kaling

Legend says that when you can’t sleep, it’s because you’re awake in someone’s dream. So if everyone could stop dreaming about me, that would be great. Anonymous

To Sum Up

Hopefully you have enjoyed this big list of sleep quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you to a better nights sleep.

I’d love to know which sleep quotes are your favourites.

Drop them in the comments below.

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