I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.— Nas
Off-limits Insomnia quotations
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.
Live in rooms full of light. Avoid heavy food. Be moderate in the drinking of wine. Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics. Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water. Change surroundings and take long journeys. Strictly avoid frightening ideas. Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements. Listen to music.
A flock of sheep that leisurely pass by One after one;
the sound of rain, and bees Murmuring; the fall of rivers, winds and seas, Smooth fields, white sheets of water, and pure sky - I've thought of all by turns, and still I lie Sleepless.
I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia.
Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself.
I'm so tired, but I can't sleep. Standing on the edge of something much too deep.
Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
I've crossed some kind of invisible line.
I feel as if I've come to a place I never thought I'd have to come to. And I don't know how I got here. It's a strange place. It's a place where a little harmless dreaming and then some sleepy, early-morning talk has led me into considerations of death and annihilation.
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How do people go to sleep? I'm afraid I've lost the knack.
I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the night-light. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.
Know what the best thing about insomnia is? That I get to stay up all night figuring it out.
I've always envied people who sleep easily.
Their brains must be cleaner, the floorboards of the skull well swept, all the little monsters closed up in a steamer trunk at the foot of the bed.
The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets.
For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us.
Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons.
If feeling anxious about anything Dr Bachs night time rescue remedy is great.
Sometimes a bath before bed helps. Burning Lavender or Clary Sage in the room before retiring. Try not to work on my computer very late and then bed straight after. Getting enough exercise definitely helps sleep.
Call me a sinner, Mock me maliciously: I was your insomnia, I was your grief.
O sleep! O gentle sleep! Nature's soft nurse.
Insomnia is an all-night travel agency with posters advertising faraway places.
The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don't know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.
That's the advantage of insomnia. People who go to be early always complain that the night is too short, but for those of us who stay up all night, it can feel as long as a lifetime. You get a lot done
The mania started with insomnia and not eating and being driven, driven to find an apartment, driven to see everybody, driven to do New York, driven to never shut up.
Bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret.
The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.
Many things, such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly - are done worst when we try hardest to do them.
At first, I could lie about my lack of sleep and she'd fall for it, but she started suspecting insomnia when I began seeing purple elephants in the air vents at the office. I knew I shouldn't have asked her about them. I thought maybe she'd redecorated.
Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.
I only sleep with people I love, which is why I have insomnia.
A conscious attempt to fall asleep is sure to produce insomnia, to try to be conscious of one's own digestion is a sure way to upset the stomach. Consciousness is a poison when we apply it to ourselves. Consciousness is a light directed outward. it's like the headlights on a locomotive—turn them inward and you'd have a crash.
You lack the season of all natures, sleep.
O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head.