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Can't Sleep Quotes


"I write because I can't sleep." - Ben Mezrich

"If he can't sleep, how will he ever dream?" - Eddie Vedder

"Can't sleep 'cause all the dirt make my heart hurt" - Tupac Shakur

"Can't sleep 'cause all the dirt make my heart hurt" - Tupac Shakur

"I'm so tired, but I can't sleep. Standing on the edge of something much too deep." - Sarah Mclachlan

"When I'm worried and I can't sleep I count my blessings instead of sheep." - Irving Berlin

"I can't sleep. Too many thoughts running through my useless head." - Simone Elkeles

"Once you wake up the human animal, you can't put it back to sleep again." - Studs Terkel

"Once you sleep on feathers you can't go back to sleeping on the floor." - Lenny Bruce

"You can't imagine the white-hot fury someone who can't sleep has toward the beautiful dreamer beside him." - Karen Joy Fowler

"I can't eat and I can't sleep. I'm not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?" - Ned Vizzini

"When we lost I couldn't sleep at night. When we win I can't sleep at night. But when you win, you wake up feeling better" - Joe Torre

"When you have a baby, sleep is not an option. You can't sleep. Even on vacation, you wake up at 6:30 a.m." - Jimmy Fallon

"You can't go to sleep without a cup of tea and maybe thats the reason that you talk in your sleep..." - Louis Tomlinson

"You can't get wise with sleep still in your eyes no matter what your dream might be." - Neil Peart

"We can't live life perfectly fully, because we sleep eight hours a day! We can live life only partly fully!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I can't imagine what possessed you to propose to me." "Well that will give you something to puzzle over any time you can't sleep." - Georgette Heyer

"I can't think. I can't work or sleep. My body aches for you. I can make you want me again. Let me try." - Sylvia Day

"I'm a mess right now I can't eat can't sleep Bills are piling high ain't worked in three weeks Ain't bathed can't shave cause my heart is so tender like living in a blender I'm shaken and I'm stirred" - Anthony Hamilton

"We are all individuals. I can't eat for you and you can't eat for me. I can't sleep for you and you can sleep for me. We are absolutely all individuals. When our purpose is fulfilled, it feels beautiful. That is, to me, the feeling of fulfillment." - Prem Rawat

"Well enough for old folks to rise early, because they have done so many mean things all their lives they can't sleep anyhow." - Mark Twain

"Why are you lying awake, thinking that you're a terrible person? To keep my mind occupied when I can't sleep. Some people count sheep. I self-loathe." - Rainbow Rowell

"You can't sleep your way into being a star. It takes much, much more. But it helps a lot of actresses get their first chance that way." - Marilyn Monroe

"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up." - David Herbert Lawrence

"I was in my bed trying to figure out why sometimes you can wake up and go back to sleep and other times you can't" - Stephen Chbosky

"Writing is a deeper sleep than death. Just as one wouldn't pull a corpse from its grave, I can't be dragged from my desk at night." - Franz Kafka

"Just because as human beings, what we can't have is what we reply in our head over and over again before we go to sleep." - Taylor Swift

"We've got blue light, we've got all this light flooding our bedrooms and things blinking, and you can't get a decent night's sleep." - Linda Ronstadt

"Everything is your fault. You made me fall in love with you, and now I'm so upset I can't think or sleep or eat." - Julie Garwood

"Can't sleep unless the TV is on." - Cheyenne Kimball

"Downy sleep, death's counterfeit." - William Shakespeare

"You're afraid of imagination and even more afraid of dreams. Afraid of the resposibility that begins in dreams. But you have to sleep and dreams are a part of sleep. When you're awake you can suppress imagination but you can't supress dreams." - Haruki Murakami

"You look tired," Rachel told Jason. "I wish I could jog and sleep at the same time." "Can't you?" Ferrin asked, joining them at the little cascade. "I always imagined that you could sleep rolling down a mountainside in a barrel." "I probably could today," Jason conceded." - Brandon Mull

"Success is meaningless if you can't sleep at night because of harsh things said, petty secrets sharpened against hard and stony regret, just waiting to be plunged into the soft underbelly of a 'friendship.'" - Margaret Cho

"I get my most creative energy after a show, so I love to go back to the hotel and compose new material. I generally do it in a rush. I have to get it out, otherwise I can't sleep." - Jason Mraz

"Poor people have the blues because they're poor and hungry. Rich people can't sleep at night because they're trying to hold on to their money and everything they have." - John Lee Hooker

"For better or worse, a lot of people's images are based on the first things that are written about them. You can't control what people write about you, so - good or bad - I have never lost sleep about it." - Andrew Luck

"Basically I can't sleep without every single song I'm writing repeating endlessly, but I'm loving it again. Embracing the torture, as I'm assaulted by my own thoughts. Like a locust giving birth to earworms. Eeeeew!" - Lady Gaga

"So how was it?" she asked. "Kissing Curran?" "I can't let him kiss me again, because if he does, I'll sleep with him." Andrea blinked. "Well," she said finally, "At least you know where you stand." - Ilona Andrews

"I just can't sleep tonight knowing that things ain't right." - Justin Bieber

"I can't sleep the first night in a hotel room." - Michael Keaton

"I can't even sleep in. My body won't let me." - Erin Heatherton

"You can't find the sound if you just love sleep." - Dennis Brown

"You can't sleep. Broke people sleep. You got to be willing to sacrifice sleep, if you sleep you may miss the opportunity to be successful." - Eric Thomas

"What am I always going to do? I'm going to go home and freak out.I'm going to sit with my family and try not to talk about myself and what's wrong. Im going to try and eat. Then I'm going to try and sleep. I dread it. I can't eat and I can't sleep. I'm not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?" - Ned Vizzini

"Seems like just yesterday, you were a part of me. I used to stand so tall, I used to be so strong; your arms around me tight, everything felt so right - unbreakable, like nothing could go wrong. Now I can't breathe. No, I can't sleep; I'm barely hanging on. Here I am, once again, I'm torn into pieces. Can't deny it, can't pretend, just thought you were the one. Broken up, deep inside, but you won't get to see the tears I cry." - Kelly Clarkson

"I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death." - Nas

"O sleep! O gentle sleep! Nature's soft nurse." - William Shakespeare

"Plough deep while sluggards sleep." - Benjamin Franklin

"Sleep always eluded the pursuer." - Evelyn Anthony

"Life is struggle and sleep." - Mason Cooley

"Don't sleep through your dreams." - James St James

"Sleep is no mean art." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Death is an eternal sleep." - Joseph Fouche

"I'm too excited to sleep!" - Mindy Kaling

"The timely dew of sleep." - John Milton

"To sleep perchance to dream" - William Shakespeare

"Sleep is better than medicine." - Anonymous

"You're love is nothing I can't fight. Can't sleep with a man who dims my shine." - Lady Gaga

"I can't sleep. There's always somebody not getting treatment. I can't stand that." - Paul Farmer

"I can't get married. I can't fake sleep for 30 years." - Elayne Boosler

"What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it." - Bob Dylan

"I can't sleep,I can't but when all else fails I just breath..." - Pamela Moore

"Would that death were like this. Would that one would sleep and sleep and sleep forever." - Anne Rice

"You can't be genuinely prosperous unless you have personal freedom. You will have attained true personal freedom in this world when you can get up in the morning when you want to get up; go to sleep when you want to go to sleep; and in the interval, work and play at the things you want to work and play at - all at your own pace." - Ernie J Zelinski

"In response to skyrocketing gas prices, liberals say, practically in unison, 'We can't drill our way out of this crisis.' What does that mean? This is like telling a starving man, 'You can't eat your way out of being hungry!' 'You can't water your way out of drought!' 'You can't sleep your way out of tiredness!' 'You can't drink yourself out of dehydration!' Seriously, what does it mean? Finding more oil isn't going to increase the supply of oil? It is the typical Democratic strategy to babble meaningless slogans, as if they have a plan. Their plan is: the permanent twilight of the human race." - Ann Coulter

"It's been a long day. I can't wait until the next day. I can't wait to sleep. I had two hours of sleep last night." - Jessica Dubroff

"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open." - George Bernard Shaw

"I don't sleep. I wait. I sleep in cars and on couches. I sleep when I can, but when I can't sleep, I just don't, so I figure there's a higher calling keeping me on point that night." - Charlie Sheen

"Whate'er thy joys, they vanish with the day: Whate'er thy griefs, in sleep they fade away, To sleep! to sleep! Sleep, mournful heart, and let the past be past: Sleep, happy soul, all life will sleep at last." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The Fulton Fish Market will be more of an odor than a landmark at this time of day, but it really swings out at four o'clock in the morning - another Timothy 'Speed' Levitch recommendation if you can't sleep and you like fish." - Timothy Levitch

"I still love you. And sometimes, my friend, the love that I have, and can't give to you, crushes the breath from my chest. Sometimes, even now, my heart is drowning in a sorrow that has no stars without you, and no laughter, and no sleep." - Gregory David Roberts

"When I was meeting people in L.A., guys always thought if they paid for dinner, they deserved a blow job. But generally, I'll say this - and I'll say it proudly - I can't sleep with someone if I don't have a connection with them." - Katy Perry

"Same old boring boring story America can't stop telling itself. What is this sicko fascination? Every book and movie practically has to have a little, right? But why do you think all those runaways are on the streets tearing up their veins with junk and selling themselves so they can sleep in the gutter? What do you think the alternative was at home?" - Francesca Lia Block

"My dogs can't do anything-and what a relief. I don't make any demands of them, and I don't try to shape them or their future. For the most part, I trust them to make the right choices for themselves. I always look forward to seeing them, and I love just watching them sleep. What a great relationship." - Amy Chua

"Who wants that? I'd rather choose to fall in love and be hurt. Sometimes I can't even sleep because I love someone too much. And there's always sadness in our lives. It's that sad feeling that keeps us going. - Usagi/Sailor Moon" - Naoko Takeuchi

"For some people, fame kills it and becomes more important than the music or the performance. But for me fame is like rocket fuel. The more my fans like what I'm doing, the more I want to give back to them. And my passion is so strong I can't sleep - I haven'tslept for three days." - Lady Gaga

"Failure is an option. It's what you do with the failure that makes you who you are. Our failures mold us. I have failed at several things in my life. What sets some of us apart, is that when we fail, we can't sleep at night. It haunts us until we have our time at redemption." - David Goggins

"I know it's not fair to ask you to be with me when we can't even sleep in the same bed, but I'll love you better than anyone else could. I'll take care of you and make you happy. I know I can." - Sylvia Day

"When I can't sleep, I read a book by Steve Allen." - Oscar Levant

"Woman of my dreams, I don't sleep so I can't find her" - Lil Wayne

"When I can't sleep I count the buckles on my straightjacket." - Cathie Linz

"I just love the delusional, hallucinatory qualities of sleep deprivation. I can't get enough of it." - Andrew W.K.

"Ego can't sleep. It micro-manages. It disempowers. It reduces our capability. It excels in control." - Robert K Greenleaf

"If you can't sleep with your own wife wearing a false beard, what can you do?" - John Mortimer

"What do you mean I can't sleep with this hooker in the basement?" - Bill Allred

"If you can't sleep, count sheep. Don't count endangered animals. You will run out." - Mitch Hedberg

"Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep." - Fran Lebowitz

"Now, on nights that I can't sleep, I play video games alone until the morning." - Namie Amuro

"Brighton gives me the heebie-jeebies. When I'm near the seafront I can't sleep, I can't eat." - Paul Mcgann

"I love ghost stories but I can't really watch them, especially not by myself because then I can't sleep." - Laurie Holden

"Sleep is sweet to the labouring man." - John Bunyan

"Turn on its noiseless hinges, delicate sleep!" - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine!" - Wallace Shawn

"Preserve me from unseasonable and immoderate sleep." - Samuel Johnson

"The man was allergic to sleep." - Scott Westerfeld

"Still it cried 'Sleep no more!' to all the house: 'Glamis hath murder'd sleep, and therefore Cawdor shall sleep no more,-Macbeth shall sleep no more!" - William Shakespeare

"Sleep comes more easily than it returns." - Victor Hugo

"Successful women don't sleep until noon." - Barbara Taylor Bradford

"Don't sleep with people who don't read." - John Waters

"The most powerful soporific is sleep itself." - Marcel Proust

"Sleep is death without the responsibility." - Fran Lebowitz

"Sleep in peace, and wake in joy." - Walter Scott

"Sleep, that sometimes shuts up sorrow's eye." - William Shakespeare

"Sleep is a hint of lovely oblivion." - D H Lawrence

"It helps me sleep at night." - George W Bush

"Good befalls us while we sleep, sometimes." - Honore De Balzac

"Sleep your way to the top." - Andrea Arnold

"Do' sleep with people who do' read." - John Waters

"too often, the only escape is sleep" - Charles Bukowski

"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

"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

"When we lost, I couldn't sleep at night. When we win, I can't sleep at night. But, when you win, you wake up feeling better." - Joe Torre

"I always sleep on my own. I can't sleep with somebody else. Always separate bedrooms, bathrooms and closets. I'm very individual and I want my own space." - Bruno Tonioli

"It's late at night and I can't sleep. Missing you just runs too deep. Oh I can't breathe, thinking of your smile. Every kiss I can't forget, this aching heart ain't broken yet. Oh God I wish I could make you see Cause I know this flame isn't dying So nothing can stop me from trying Baby you know that Maybe it's time for miracles Cause I ain't giving up on love You know that maybe it's time for miracles Cause I ain't giving up on love No I ain't giving up on us" - Adam Lambert

"I love kissing. If I could kiss all day, I would. I can't stop thinking about kissing. I like kissing more than sex because there's no end to it. You can kiss forever. You can kiss yourself into oblivion. You can kiss all over the body. You can kiss yourself to sleep. And when you wake up, you can't stop thinking about kissing. Dammit, I can't get anything done because I'm so busy thinking about kissing. Kissing is madness! But it's absolute paradise, if you can find a good kisser." - Sufjan Stevens

"You can want success all you want, but to get it, you can't falter. You can't slip. You can't sleep. One eye open, for real, and forever." - Jay-Z

"If you can't eat it, can't sleep under it, can't wear it or make something from it, it's not worth anything." - Don Young

"Sleep is the sister of death and the dwellers of heaven will not sleep" - Nazr Mohammed

"I've got to sleep. Sleep is my only way to escape." - Beatrice Sparks

"O sleep, O gentle sleep, I thought gratefully, Nature's gentle nurse." - Elizabeth Kenny

"Sleep is an essential part of life-but more important, sleep is a gift." - William C. Dement

"Well does he sleep who knows not that his sleep has been broken." - Publilius Syrus

"People live in sleep, do everything in sleep, and do not know they are asleep." - P.D. Ouspensky

"If the sleep of reason produces monsters, what does the sleep of unreason produce?" - Guillermo Cabrera Infante

"It's not who wants to sleep with you; It's who wants to sleep with you again." - David Lee Roth

"Sleep is the sister of death and the dwellers of heaven will not sleep." - Muhammad

"The long sleep of death closes our scars, and the short sleep of life our wounds." - Jean Paul

"Sleep is underrated. Sleep!" - Claudia Black

"It was an hour and a half plane ride, so I slept. I try to sleep because that's probably the only time I get to get my real sleep. When I can't sleep I read books or watch movies." - Keren Ann

"If you can't sleep, I'll be there in your dreams. I'll be there in your dreams if you can't sleep at all. And in your dreams, I'll touch your cheek And lay my head on your shoulder. Goodbye shadows" - Zooey Deschanel

"Having spent all of my teens and my twenties partying hard (very hard) then working the next day, I can assure you that losing bit of sleep to feed the thing you love most in the world is not a chore at all. Since having a baby I am better rested than ever. Sure, I can't party any more but I don't need to. Because I am happy." - James Mullinger

"I'm always amazed at friends who say they try to read at night in bed but always end up falling asleep. I have the opposite problem. If a book is good I can't go to sleep, and stay up way past my bedtime, hooked on the writing. Is anything better than waking up after a late-night read and diving right back into the plot before you even get out of bed to brush your teeth?" - John Waters

"Why can't you remember your Shakespeare and forget the third-raters. You'll find what you're trying to say in him- as you'll find everything else worth saying. 'We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with sleep.' - 'Fine! That's beautiful. But I wasn't trying to say that. We are such stuff as manure is made on, so let's drink up and forget it. That's more my idea." - Eugene O'Neill

"Rappers can't sleep, need sleepin', B.I.G. keep creepin', Bullets heat-seekin', Casualties need treatin', Dumb rappers need teachin'." - The Notorious Big

"I can't read or sleep. Without hope or youth or money I sit constantly wishing I were dead." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"there is not enough interest in life to spread over twenty-four hours when one can't sleep." - Madame De Stael

"A man can't eat anger for breakfast and sleep with it at night and not suffer damage to his soul." - Garrison Keillor

"Lovers have heartaches That can't be cured by drugs Or sleep, Or games, But only by seeing their beloved." - Rumi

"Mercy: "Can't sleep with a dead man in my closet." Ben: "You killed someone?" Ben asked with interest" - Patricia Briggs

"I got problems, can't sleep at night. Cause your girl wanna come around and freak all night." - Mac Miller

"We're off the script We're off the lease We can't catch any decent sleep We don't live here anymore" - Jakob Dylan

"The reasons we can't sleep at night are usually the same reasons we don't truly live during the day." - Michael Xavier

"I keep a night light on because my room is so full at night, I can't get to sleep!" - Sylvia Browne

"At night when I can't sleep, I play blackjack online until I get tired or I lose my money." - Nicky Hilton

"It's no good. I've been trying to sleep for the last half-hour, and I can't. Writing here is a sort of drug. It's the only thing I look forward to. This afternoon I read what I wrote... And it seemed vivid. I know it seems vivid because my imagination fills in all the bits another person wouldn't understand. I mean, it's vanity. But it seems a sort of magic... And I just can't live in this present. I would go mad if I did" - John Fowles

"Once you hit 40, you can't do it anymore. Who's got this energy to go on three hours of sleep? You just can't do it." - Marta Kauffman

"I can't wait to wake up and try something new. I can't sleep at night because I want to try something new." - Rodney Mullen

"I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore." - George Eads

"It's terrible to lie in chains, To rot in dungeon deep, But it's still worse, when you are free To sleep, and sleep, and sleep." - Taras Shevchenko



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