If you love to doze, then these sleep quotes should inspire you to catch some extra winks. For more on famous slumber/doze quotations and sayings, read on.

Sleep Quotes

Ever expanding business hours, strenuous schedule and late night have made it important that we get enough snoozes every day. Sleep isnít just bodyís own way of rejuvenating itself but is extremely important for our mental and physical well-being. Eight hours of peaceful slumber is possibly the smart remedy to wake up to a better day and better health. Here is an interesting compilation of famous slumber/doze quotations and sayings to inspire you to catch enough Zís in a day.

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.

- Lord Byron

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

- Victor Hugo

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.

- Bill Cosby

Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.

- Bertrand Russell

The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams.

- Tupac Shakur

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

- Herodotus

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.

- Thomas Jefferson

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.

- Leonard Cohen

A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.

- Albert Schweitzer

There are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers.

- Ralph Ellison

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up.

- Adam Sandler

There are certain nights you and your image just aren't in the same bed.

- Matthew McConaughey

There's something really great and romantic about being poor and sleeping on couches.

- Ben Affleck

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.

- Sweet Thursday , John Steinbeck

With the casino and the beds, our passengers will have at least two ways to get lucky on one of our flights.

- Richard Branson

There are few things as seemingly untouched by the real world as a child asleep.

- John Irving

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.

- Rene Descartes

Sleep is the best meditation.

- Dalai Lama

I feel like there is always something trying to pull us back into sleep, that there is this sort of seductive quality in all the hedonistic pleasures that pull on us.

- Bell Hooks

Sleep my friend, and you will see that dream is my reality.

- James Hetfield

When I'm trying to go to sleep and there are little noises, like a clock ticking or a fan squeaking, it drives me completely insane.

- James Lafferty

Good soldiers never pass up a chance to eat or sleep. They never know how much they'll be called on to do before the next chance.

- Lois McMaster Bujold

I wasnít really asleep I was just meditating on unconsciousness.

- Paul Bourget

[In tribute to his grandmother] She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you.

- Jamie Foxx

The war between the sexes is the only one in which both sides regularly sleep with the enemy.

- Manners from Heaven: A Divine Guide to Good Behaviour , Quentin Crisp

In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.

- Luigi Pirandello

The pigs stuck out their little feet and snored.

- Elizabeth Bishop

I'm a hopeless romantic. It's disgusting. It really is. I've seen 'While You Were Sleeping', like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing.

- Jennifer Love Hewitt

One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything every night before you go to bed.

- Bernard Baruch

A lot of people are tired around here, but I'm not sure they're ready to lie down, stretch out and fall asleep.

- Jim Jones

A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.

- Honorť de Balzac

Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.

- Fran Lebowitz

Country is a very sleeping beast within us.

- Chris Martin

I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews.

- Werner Herzog

People who sleep around to get roles are frail and scared and most likely without talent. It's their own little horror show that only they can deal with.

- Bruce Campbell

If I know I have everything prepared for when I get killed by a stalker, then I can go to sleep.

- Christina Ricci

It's useless to play lullabies for those who cannot sleep.

- John Cage

I can't understand these chaps who go round American universities explaining how they write poems: It's like going round explaining how you sleep with your wife.

- Philip Larkin

Let the poets cry themselves to sleep, and all their tearful words will turn back into steam.

- Conor Oberst

Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness.

- Conor Oberst

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