quote by Leonard Cohen

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.

— Leonard Cohen

Empowering Insomniac quotations

For every poet it is always morning in the world;

history a forgotten, insomniac night. The fate of poetry is to fall in love with the world in spite of history.

Olivia Newton-John - Australia's gift to insomniacs. It's nothing but the blonde singing the bland.

It is not the slumber of reason that engenders monsters, but vigilant and insomniac rationality

These ante meridiem cats, insomniacs... Four in the mornin' we throwin back some Cognac juice.

I'm an insomniac, my mind works the night shift.

I either eat too much or starve myself.

Sleep for 14 hours or have insomniac nights. Fall in love very hard or hate passionately. I don't know what grey is. I never did.

Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?" "I give." "You get someone who stays up all night torturing himself mentally over the question of whether or not there's a dog.

I'm a bit of an insomniac. I go to bed at 5am because I get caught up in watching TV or listening to music at night.

I have met guys who work the overnight shift at 7-11, selling Slurpees and Camels to insomniacs who have more introspection than a lot of people in the mainstream media.

Montovani? They play Montovani to insomniacs that don't respond to strong drugs

As a seasoned insomniac, I knew sometimes the way to beat sleeplessness was to outwit it: to pretend you didn't care about sleeping. Then sometimes sleep became piqued, like a rejected lover, and crept up to try to seduce you.

Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?

With reference to the younger generation.

.."If the experience of their exhausted, insomniac, dispirited elders makes them decide they'd prefer not to go straight from the classroom to the cubicle to the coffin, it doesn't mean they're lazy. It means they're sane."

What is that one crucifixion compared to the daily kind any insomniac endures?

you're an insomniac, you tell yourself: there are profound truths revealed only to the insomniac by night like those phosphorescent minerals veined and glimmering in the dark but coarse and ordinary otherwise; you have to examine such minerals in the absence of light to discover their beauty, you tell yourself.

We have often had this particular exchange about climate and landscape and why we both feel so lonely here uprooted. It was what each of us had wanted of course.Besides wanting to experience a place we hated, we wanted to be insomniacs and loners, losers and drop-outs. To know the sky was the only location of meaning and joy left to us.

Reading is the occupation of the insomniac par excellence.

Choices are like connecting highways.

They all take you to the same place. Some just take longer to get there.

I'm kind of an insomniac and watch TV late at night.

Any highway . . . they all take you to the same place, don't they?

I'm making tapes for insomniacs to use in the future.

I'm going to sell them as a kit to cure insomnia.

He lay beside her, an insomniac with visions of vastness.

He thought of desert stretches so huge no Chosen People could cross them. He counted grains of sand like sheep and knew his job would last forever. He thought of aeroplane views of wheatlands so high he couldn't see which way the wind was bending the stalks. Arctic territories and sled-track distances.Miles he would never cover because he could never abandon this bed.

Evelyn was an insomniac so when they say she died in her sleep, you have to question that.

I was quite an insomniac. I rarely slept as a child. Having God to talk to at night was nice.

I read a lot of 'The Canterbury Tales' on my phone last year, because I was cycling between three different editions, and I needed to have a middle-of-the-night edition for the insomniac reading.

Insomniac is an impassioned work-an inspired amalgam of academic and first-hand research, memoir, analysis, and the kind of obsessive brooding we associate with the insomniac state. Much here is fascinating, and much is upsetting; here is a cri de coeur from a lifetime insomniac that is sure to appeal to the vast army of fellow insomniacs the world over.

I live in the middle of nowhere and I'm an insomniac.

I just make the time and I read and write really fast so that makes a lot possible for me. I wish I had an explanation for it. I'm grateful for it.

Being an insomniac only slows me down.

I try not to write at night, as I'm concerned that this will affect the quality.

My name is Sherman J. Alexie Jr., and I am an insomniac.

I stumbled into this format for 'Last Call with Carson Daly' that I really like, inspired by cable and Dave Attell's 'Insomniac.' I love being out on the street.

He was afraid of touching his own wrist.

He never attempted to sleep on his left side, even in those dismal hours of the night when the insomniac longs for a third side after trying the two he has.

I'm an insomniac lately. It's one of the many prizes you find in the Cracker Jack box of a crumbling [relationship].

Insomniacs know better than anyone how it would be to haunt a house.

I'm a bit of an insomniac. I'm always thinking. I've got a lot of ideas for lyrics and shows. I have a notepad by the side of the bed and voice recorders around the house.

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