I don't know how long it has been since my ear has been free from the roll of a drum. It is the music I sleep by, and I love it.... I shall remain here while anyone remains, and do whatever comes to my hand. I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.— Clara Barton
Famous Can't Sleep quotations
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.
I can't sleep without knowing there's hope.
Half the night I waste in sighs. In a wakeful doze I sorrow. For the hands, for the lips... the eyes. For the meeting of tomorrow.
Sleep is like the unicorn - it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any
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.
When I'm worried and I can't sleep, I count my blessings instead of sheep.
And I fall asleep ... counting my blessings.
I define "grindin'" as just nonstop work! Nonstop work, nonstop progress.
Can't sleep during that grind - I mean, you get a little bit of it, but if you're progressin' at every hour, every second, you are grindin'.
When I am with you, we stay up all night.
When you're not here, I can't go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.
I can't wait to wake up and try something new.
I can't sleep at night because I want to try something new.
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.
When I think of competition it's like I try to create against the past.
I think about Michelangelo and Picasso, you know, the pyramids.
Ego can’t sleep. It micro-manages. It disempowers. It reduces our capability. It excels in control.
I'm so tired, but I can't sleep. Standing on the edge of something much too deep.
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.
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.
I can’t remember how many times I advised students to stop writing the sunny hours and write from where it hurts: No one wants to read polite. It puts them to sleep.
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
Rappers can't sleep, need sleepin', B.
I.G. keep creepin', Bullets heat-seekin', Casualties need treatin', Dumb rappers need teachin'.
When I'm worried and I can't sleep I count my blessings instead of sheep.
It's 2 o'clock in the morning and I just can't sleep Outside the rain is pourin', I'm lonely as can be Maybe 2night'll be different than the nights before I need 2 feel someone beside me, I can't be alone no more
I just think that when my confidence meets other people's insecurity, that equals Kanye's arrogant.
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.
I wonder why I don't go to bed and go to sleep.
But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip on hour more of sleep and live.
I can't sleep very well at night. It takes me a while to get to sleep. I could just be nocturnal. I have my nighttime witching hour where I hang out, listen to records or watch TV.
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.
You can't go to sleep without a cup of tea and maybe thats the reason that you talk in your sleep.
O sleep! O gentle sleep! Nature's soft nurse.
There's a booming, rotating, never sleeping city in the center of my brain and no body can come in and I can't escape. I have a strange sense of pride that my brain works that way, but I'm also terrified of what would happen if I ever tried to think in another way.
Homework strongly indicates that the teachers are not doing their jobs well enough during the school day. It's not like they'll let you bring your home stuff to school and work on it there. You can't say, 'I didn't finish sleeping at home, so I have to work on finishing my sleep here.
Good tired, ironically enough, can be a day that you lost.
But you won’t even have to tell yourself, because you knew you fought your battles, you chased your dreams, you lived your days. And when you hit the hay at night, you settle easy, you sleep the sleep of the just, and you can say, “Take me away.
I can't sleep. There's always somebody not getting treatment. I can't stand that.
When I can't sleep, I read a book by Steve Allen.
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.
I'm losing my mind without you.” His lips were gliding down my neck, his tongue stroking over my racing pulse. He sucked on my skin and pleasure radiated through me. “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.