Sleep Well........Sleep Sound.....

DoreenPhillips

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.
Baltasar Gracian
Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.
Fran Lebowitz
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.
Leo J. Burke
Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… without the satisfaction.
Lynn Johnston
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Benjamin Franklin
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
How he sleepeth! having drunken Weary childhood’s mandragore, From his pretty eyes have sunken Pleasures to make room for more— Sleeping near the withered nosegay which he pulled the day before.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
[Sleep is] the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekker
Death’s brother, Sleep.
Virgil
What means this heaviness that hangs upon me? This lethargy that creeps through all my senses? Nature, oppress’d and harrass’d out with care, Sinks down to rest.
Joseph Addison
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
Joan Klempner
What probing deep Has ever solved the mystery of sleep?
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
How happy he whose toil Has o’er his languid pow’rless limbs diffus’d A pleasing lassitude; he not in vain Invokes the gentle Deity of dreams. His pow’rs the most voluptuously dissolve In soft repose; on him the balmy dews Of Sleep with double nutriment descend.
John Armstrong
When the sheep are in the fauld, and a’ the kye at hame, And all the weary world to sleep are gane.
Lady Ann Barnard
Still believe that ever round you Spirits float who watch and wait; Nor forget the twain who found you Sleeping nigh the Golden Gate.
Sir Walter Besant and J. Rice
Sleep is a death, O make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die: And as gently lay my head On my grave, as now my bed.
Sir Thomas Browne
But I, in the chilling twilight stand and wait At the portcullis, at thy castle gate, Longing to see the charmed door of dreams Turn on its noiseless hinges, delicate sleep!
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Come to me now! O, come! benignest sleep! And fold me up, as evening doth a flower, From my vain self, and vain things which have power Upon my soul to make me smile or weep. And when thou comest, oh, like Death be deep.
Patrick Proctor Alexander
Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sleep hath its own world, A boundary between the things misnamed Death and existence: Sleep hath its own world, And a wide realm of wild reality, And dreams in their development have breath, And tears and tortures, and the touch of joy.
Lord Byron
There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons.
Henry “Chips” Channon
It is not good a sleeping hound to wake.
Geoffrey Chaucer
O sleep! it is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole! To Mary Queen the praise be given! She sent the gentle sleep from Heaven That slid into my soul.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Since the Brother of Death daily haunts us with dying mementoes.
Sir Thomas Browne
Living is a disease from which sleep gives us relief eight hours a day.
Chamfort
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Anthony Burgess

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
Victor Hugo
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, ‘Did you sleep good?’ I said ‘No, I made a few mistakes.’
Stephen Wright
Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.
Evan Davis
Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Walt Whitman
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Anonymous
Sleep… Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death….
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
Mary Stewart
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
Visit her, gentle Sleep! with wings of healing, And may this storm be but a mountain-birth, May all the stars hang bright above her dwelling, Silent as though they watched the sleeping Earth!
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night, Brother to Death, in silent darkness born; Relive my languish, and restore the light.
Samuel Daniel
If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Dale Carnegie
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.



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