30 Quotes About Sleep That'll Help You Drift Off

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Before you know it, you'll be fast asleep.

Catch Some Zzzs With Help From These Quotes About Sleep

Ain't no rest for the wicked, right? Wrong.

We believe everyone deserves to sleep, because it makes life worth living.

After a particularly difficult day, there's nothing better than knowing we can plop on our bed, sleep, and do it all again. It really keeps us optimistic during our darkest times.

But sometimes, falling asleep isn't as easy as it seems. Whether you have a kid, insomnia, or both, you know the struggle.

To help you fall fast asleep like Sleeping Beauty, we've rounded up some quotes about sleep that'll help you drift off in no time.

No need to count sheep when these quotes exist!

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Best Quotes About Sleep

  • "Sleep is the best meditation." -Dalai Lama

  • "Sleep solves everything." -Unknown

  • "Early sleep and early wake up gives health and makes you grow." -Portuguese Proverb

  • "When nothing goes right, go to sleep." -Unknown

  • "Too often, the only escape is sleep." -Charles Bukowski

  • "Sleep just isn't sleep anymore, it's an escape." -Unknown

  • "Sleep is the golden chain that binds health and our bodies together." -Thomas Dekker

  • "You future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep." -Mesut Barazany

  • "Sleep is an investment in the energy you need to be effective tomorrow." -Tom Rath

  • "Sometimes I look forward to going to bed at night, because I know that when I wake up, I get coffee." -Unknown

Funny Quotes About Sleep

  • "I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?" -Ernest Hemingway

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

  • "There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep." -Homer

  • "Without enough sleep, we all become tall 2-year-olds." -JoJo Jensen

  • "Why do they call it beauty sleep when I wake up looking like a troll?" -Unknown

  • "People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." -Leo J. Burke

  • "Sleeping is my drug. My bed is my dealer. And my alarm clock is the police." -Unknown

  • "Laugh and the whole world laughs with you. Snore and you sleep alone." -Anthony Burgess

  • "Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong." -George Carlin

  • "Many things—such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly—are done worst when we try hardest to do them." -Harry Graham

Cute Quotes About Sleep

  • "A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything." -Irish Proverb

  • "We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep." -William Shakespeare

  • "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep, because reality is finally better than your dreams." -Dr. Seuss

  • "I'll see you when I fall asleep." -Unknown

  • "Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings each day." -Mason Cooley

  • "Sometimes the most productive thing one can do is to sleep." -Unknown

  • "The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep." -E. Joseph Crossman

  • "Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking, morn of toil, nor night of waking." -Walter Scott

  • "When I wake up, I am reborn." -Gandhi

  • "Let her sleep. For when she wakes, she will move mountains." -Unknown

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