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Unable To Sleep Quotes


"Dreams should be forgotten when we wake. Or one day we will find ourselves unable to sleep." - Spider Robinson

"I'm just one gigantic ball of rancid fear and self-consciousness. I'm entirely fueled by fear, so the fact that I knew it could be a catastrophic disaster made me unable to sleep, and made me work quite hard." - Eddie Redmayne

"There are very few self-made millionaires, if any, who have not taken risks which would make the rest of us unable to sleep at night, or keep our food down." - Dominic Lawson

"I am unable to rule anything out," - Toni Kroos

"Too little confidence, and you're unable to act; too much confidence, and you're unable to hear." - John Maeda

"Don Quixote followed nature, and being satisfied with his first sleep, did not solicit more. As for Sancho, he never wanted a second, for the first lasted him from night to morning, indicating a sound body and a mind free from care; but his master, being unable to sleep himself awakened him, saying, "I am amazed, Sancho, at the torpor of thy soul; it seems as if thou wert made of marble or brass, insensible of emotion or sentiment!..." - Miguel De Cervantes

"If that happens to us," she whispered, unable to wrap her mind around the idea of a life so long and so full of tragedy, "if we feel ourselves, who we are together, becoming lost in time, I don't want to Sleep. I want to say good-bye when I'm still me and you're still you." - Nalini Singh

"To be an American and unable to play baseball is comparable to being a Polynesian and unable to swim." - John Cheever

"I willingly trust myself to chance. I let my thoughts wander, I digress, not only sitting at my work, but all day long, all night even. It often happens that a sentence suddenly runs through my head before I go to bed, or when I am unable to sleep, and I get up again and write it down." - Simone De Beauvoir

"The degree to which a surviving parent copes is the most important indicator of the child's long-term adaptation. Kids whose surviving parents are unable to function effectively in the parenting role show more anxiety and depression, as well as sleep and health problems, than those whose parents have a strong support network and solid inner resources to rely on." - Hope Edelman

"Hell is the suffering of being unable to love." - J D Salinger

"Unable to function as plants, we must serve as manure." - Edward Conze

"Believe me, Germany is unable to wage war." - David Lloyd George

"Having been unable to strengthen justice, we have justified strength." - Blaise Pascal

"Human beings seem unable to live without war, but they are also unable to live without love." - Arundhati Roy

"Frightened of my futureless life, scared by my foolish anxieties, unable to see ahead and aiming nowhere, I continued ceaselessly living my ridiculously idiotic life. I was beset on all sides by invisible worries. So, I shut myself in and slept. I slept until sleep exhausted me. Spring passed, summer ended, fall came, and then winter arrived. Then, it turned into another gentle spring." - Tatsuhiko Takimoto

"To sleep perchance to dream" - William Shakespeare

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

"I can sleep ANYWHERE! I just love to sleep." - Martin Garrix

"A fine shiver coursed over my skin. "Seth?" "Yeah?" "You were in my dream." One amber-colored eye opened. "Please tell me we were naked." I rolled my eyes. "You're such a perv." He sighed mournfully as he wiggled closer. "I'll take that as a no." "You'd be correct." Unable to fall back to sleep, I started chewing on my lip. So many worries surfaced at once that my brain spun." - J. Lynn

"I am a person who feels guilty for crimes I have not committed, or have not committed in years. The police search the train station for a serial rapist and I cover my face with a newspaper, wondering if maybe I did it in my sleep. The last thing I stole was an eight-track tape, but to this day I'm unable to enter a store without feeling like a shoplifter. It's all the anxiety with none of the free stuff." - David Sedaris

"I see all this talent, all this...this energy and brightness and...potential. Yes. Potential. And I cannot for the life of me see how you can be content to live this tiny life. This life that will take place almost entirely within a five mile radius and contain nobody who will ever surprise you or push you or show you things that will leave your head spinning and unable to sleep at night." - Jojo Moyes

"I literally cannot even. I can't even. I am unable to even. I have lost my ability to even. I am so unable to even." - Tyler Oakley

"Unable are the Loved to die For Love is Immortality, Nay, it is Deity - Unable they that love - to die For Love reforms Vitality Into Divinity." - Emily Dickinson

"Very depressed today. Unable to write a thing. Menacing gods. I feel outcast on a cold star, unable to feel anything but an awful helpless numbness." - Sylvia Plath

"To read without writing is to sleep." - St Jerome

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

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

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

"You're putting me to sleep, Michael." - Matt Striker

"To sleep is an act of faith." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"Now I shall go to sleep. Goodnight." - Lord Byron

"A dream has power to poison sleep." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Better to die than live in sleep." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"Did you ever try to sleep sober?" - Doug Stanhope

"Fear's what puts dreams to sleep." - Stevie Wonder

"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

"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

"After I stopped dancing, I was unable to listen to beautiful music." - Suzanne Farrell

"It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth." - Seneca the Younger

"It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses." - Seneca the Younger

"Unable to love each other, the English turn naturally to dogs" - J. R. Ackerley

"I felt, and often still feel, unable to live up to the ideals I really hold," - Andrew Sullivan

"God created infinity, and man, unable to understand infinity, had to invent finite sets." - Gian-Carlo Rota

"Being unable to make people more reasonable, I preferred to be happy away from them" - Voltaire

"Unable to suppress love, the Church wanted at least to disinfect it, and it created marriage." - Charles Baudelaire

"To be unable to bear an ill is itself a great ill." - Wilfred Bion

"Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior" - Marilyn French

"What do we know to be important but are unable to measure?" - Marcus Buckingham

"You will not grow without attempting to do things you are unable to do." - Henry Cloud

"Unable to express will most likely to leave you feeling depressed." - Faisal Khokhar

"To be enlightened doesn't mean you end up stupefied and unable to function." - Tenzin Palmo

"What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Unable to make what is just strong, we have made what is strong just." - Blaise Pascal

"One is unable to notice something because it is always before one's eyes." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Except a man fear the Lord, he is unable to renounce sin." - Ambrose

"There are always suicides among people who are unable to say what they mean." - John Irving

"If Heaven and Earth are unable to persist, how could man?" - Laozi

"Newspaper : A device unable to distinguish between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilisation." - George Bernard Shaw

"The greatest source of discouragement is the conviction that one is unable to do something" - Maria Montessori

"If I am unable to make the gods above relent, I shall move hell." - Virgil

"One may be clogged with honey and unable to rise and fly." - Elizabeth Gaskell

"I get into a rut, unable to yank my mind out of it." - Sylvia Plath

"Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization." - George Bernard Shaw

"I, personally, am unable to accept any revealed religion, Christian or not." - Bronislaw Malinowski

"They walked along, two continents of experience and feeling unable to communicate." - William Golding

"My mind is very clear, but my heart is unable to understand." - Kim A-joong

"They call them fools, who are unable to resist the slightest chance love might exist." - Garth Brooks

"Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?" - Andre Gide

"A young man who is unable to commit a folly is already an old man." - Paul Gauguin

"If you are unable to meditate, chant your mantra or sing bhajans." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"When we are unable to receive, we deny someone else the pleasure of giving." - Paulo Coelho

"If we haven't a grouch against Fortune, we seem unable to avoid one against ourselves." - Winifred Holtby

"For me, the first sign of oncoming madness is that I'm unable to write." - Marya Hornbacher

"Most people are blinded by faith leaving them unable to see the truth that is science." - Harry Gordon Johnson

"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

"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

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

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

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

"Over my slumbers your loving watch keep; Rock me to sleep, mother; rock me to sleep." - Liz Chase

"Better to sleep in an uncomfortable bed free, than sleep in a comfortable bed unfree." - Jack Kerouac

"I do not sleep to let others sleep in the shade of my waking." - Cardinal Richelieu

"We didn't deny the obvious, but we didn't entirely accept it either. I mean, we said hello to it each morning in the foyer. We patted its little head as it made a mess in the backyard, but we never nurtured it. Many nights the obvious showed up at our bedroom door, in its pajamas, unable to sleep, in need of a hug, and we just stared at it like an Armenian, or even worse- hid beneath the covers and pretended not to hear its tiny sobs." - Jeffrey McDaniel

"We did' deny the obvious, but we did' entirely accept it either. I mean, we said hello to it each morning in the foyer. We patted its little head as it made a mess in the backyard, but we never nurtured it. Many nights the obvious showed up at our bedroom door, in its pajamas, unable to sleep, in need of a hug, and we just stared at it like an Armenian, or even worse- hid beneath the covers and pretended not to hear its tiny sobs." - Jeffrey McDaniel

"The scariest things about starting up is the inability to see, to be snobbish, to be unable to understand what is going on, as well as to be unable to keep up with pace." - Jack Ma

"Sleep is underrated. Sleep!" - Claudia Black

"Permitted to inhabit neither the realm of the ideal nor the realm of the real, to be neither aspiration nor companion, beauty comes to us like a fugitive bird unable to fly, unable to land." - Elaine Scarry

"At forty my faculties may have closed up like flowers at evening, leaving me unable to write my memoirs with a fitting and discreet inaccuracy, or, having written them, unable to carry them to the publisher." - James Thurber

"And now to sleep, to dream...perchance to fart." - Anthony Bourdain

"Only a man unable to handle the actual world would create another one in which to hide." - Andrew Davidson

"Talking to yourself proves only one thing: you're still unable to tell the difference between good and bad company." - Guy Finley

"Tally turned away. Five minutes was suddenly too long to stand here, eyes burning, unable to cry." - Scott Westerfeld

"There's something called the physiology of forgiveness. Being unable to forgive other people's faults is harmful to one's health." - Herbert Benson

"Loquacity, n. A disorder which renders the sufferer unable to curb his tongue when you wish to talk." - Ambrose Bierce

"Modern economic peculiarly unable to consider the long term and to appreciate man's dependence on the natural world." - E F Schumacher

"I was quite unable to make any white metal alloy hard enough to be made into powder by my machinery" - Henry Bessemer

"Most human beings know only the language of exploitation. Due to their selfishness, they are unable to consider others." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"When being unable to differentiate a good from a bad decision:it has become time to follow your heart." - Mac Miller

"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

"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

"I can only fulfill myself by serving someone or something apart from myself, and if I am unable to care for anyone or anything separate from me, I am unable to care for myself." - Milton Mayeroff

"If you can cultivate wholesome mental states prior to sleep and allow them to continue right into sleep without getting distracted, then sleep itself becomes wholesome." - Dalai Lama

"The idea of a personal God is an anthropological concept which I am unable to take seriously." - Albert Einstein

"Most of the evils of life arise from man's being unable to sit still in a room." - Blaise Pascal

"If one student is unable to get online, it cripples that student's team and puts the whole course in jeopardy." - John Gallagher Jr

"If one student is unable to get online, it cripples that student's team and puts the whole course in jeopardy." - John Gallagher

"Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine." - Germanicus

"They were unable to stand up and say: "Here's our policy. It's Unite the world against terrorism." - Chris Matthews

"Rail travel at high speed is not possible because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia." - Dionysius Lardner

"The world is unable to provide any account of its own actuality, and yet there it is all the same." - David Bentley Hart

"Anyone unable to understand how useful religion can be founded on lies will not understand this book either." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Two people unable to cry finally cry together and in the world ended today, we would be fulfilled." - J.A. Redmerski

"Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change" - Peter Drucker

"She is like a child picking at a scab, unable to stop herself even though she knows it will hurt." - Kristin Hannah

"A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction." - William Faulkner

"No sustainable development, environmental harmony or lasting security will happen if we are unable to eradicate hunger and extreme inequality" - Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva

"The overwhelming number of teachers ...are unable to name or describe a theory of learning that underlies what they do." - Alfie Kohn

"Human beings are unable to be honest with themselves about themselves. They cannot talk about themselves without embellishing." - Akira Kurosawa

"Our own epoch is determining, day by day, its own style. Our eyes, unhappily, are unable yet to discern it." - Le Corbusier

"Finally, mutually, and completely, they released all doubts, abandoned all fears, unwilling and unable to deny this overpowering love." - R Lee Ermey

"people in general are totally unable to detach the personality of a writer from the products of his thinking." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

"Mathematicians may flatter themselves that they possess new ideas which mere human language is as yet unable to express." - James Clerk Maxwell

"Yesterday morning Facebook was temporarily offline, leaving millions of workers unable to do anything except their jobs." - Jay Leno

"Red and raw like my brain, unable to shut down, thoughts crashing like electrons orbiting a nucleus of deuling emotions." - Ellen Hopkins

"If you are unable to compete with the pious in their good deeds, compete with the sinful in their repentance." - Ibn Rajab

"Never worry about things That you are unable to change. Change your own way Of looking at truth," - Sri Chinmoy

"This is not a democracy," I said, understanding he fear but unable to do anything about it. "It's a Maxocracy." - James Patterson

"There are good reasons for being obedient, but being unable to be disobedient is not one of the best reasons." - R D Laing

"We are so bemused by our own petard, that we are unable to look at things objectively." - Julia Child

"The Lord grants in a moment what we may have been unable to obtain in dozens of years." - Philip Neri

"Men who are devoid of the power of spiritual perception are unable to recognize anything that cannot be seen externally." - Paracelsus

"The much-lauded parliamentary democracy in India has been unable to protect a genuine democratic set-up in Kashmir." - Nyla Ali Khan

"I'm unable to really write the kind of song that doesn't have a visual element, which most songs don't." - Nick Cave

"I need to sleep, but fear to dream." - George R R Martin

"Never go to sleep without a request to your subconscious." - Thomas A Edison

"It's time to sleep your way to the top," - Arianna Huffington

"It's time to sleep your way to the top," - Arianna Huffington

"Pleasure puts you to sleep and pain wakes you up. If you don't want to suffer, don't go to sleep." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Whatever you do today you've got to sleep with tonight." - Aaron Tippin

"A death-like sleep, A gentle wafting to immortal life." - John Milton

"I have miles to go before I sleep..." - Robert Frost

"Don't go to sleep, so many people die there." - Mark Twain

"Sleep Red, I've got you." - Vaughn to Faith" - Nalini Singh

"Some say they expect Illuminati take my body to sleep." - Tupac Shakur

"Why sleep when there are books to read." - Tahereh Mafi

"conscience, like a child, is soon lulled to sleep ..." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Moral reform is the effort to throw off sleep." - Henry David Thoreau

"I love to sleep. My astrological sign is the sloth." - Julie Schumacher

"When the journey's over/There'll be time enough to sleep." - A E Housman



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