quote by Dave Barry

Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.

— Dave Barry

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Sleeping pills quote Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.

Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.

I was curious, given the swimming pools of booze I’ve guzzled over the years - not to mention all of the cocaine, morphine, sleeping pills, cough syrup, LSD, Rohypnol… there’s really no plausible medical reason why I should still be alive. Maybe my DNA could say why.

I think that a lot of men, especially once they're married, feel like their girl is just who she is, so don't treat her too special. They shut her off, and having sex before you go to bed is like a sleeping pill. I always say, you're supposed to remember the reason you even asked that girl out.

Sleeping pills quote A tiger doesn't lose sleep over the opinion of sheep.

A tiger doesn't lose sleep over the opinion of sheep.

I went to the doctor last week. I said: 'Can I have some sleeping pills for the wife?' He said: 'Why?' I said: 'She's woke up.

I love my family. I came home the other days. My brother's passed-out on the couch, holding an empty bottle of sleeping pills. So I called the paramedics, and they pumped his stomach, and I think he's learned his lesson: you know, never to take my last two sleeping pills.

Another intruder that plagues our good health is sleeplessness.

Insomnia is much like constipation in that stress or nervous tension can bring it on or aggravate it until there's almost no coping with it. That's why you find sleeping pills in so many medicine cabinets next to the laxatives.

Sleeping pills quote It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

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I will lift mine eyes unto the pills.

Almost everyone takes them, from the humble aspirin to the multi-colored, king-sized three deckers, which put you to sleep, wake you up, stimulate and soothe you all in one. It is an age of pills.

Yes, there was something special about me, and I knew what it was.

I was the kind of girl they found dead in a hall bedroom with an empty bottle of sleeping pills in her hand.

You aim at all the things you have been told that stardom means the rich life, the applause, the parties cluttered with celebrities. Then you find that you have it all. And it is nothing, really nothing. It is like a drug that lasts just a few hours, a sleeping pill. When it wears off, you have to live without its help.

Sleeping pills quote Dream... but don't sleep.

Dream... but don't sleep.

I told my doctor, "I've swallowed a bottle of sleeping pills" and he told me to have a few drinks and get some rest.

I haven't taken an overdose of sleeping pills and called my agent.

I haven't been in jail, and I don't go running to the psychiatrist every two minutes. That's something of an accomplishment these days.

This is a precious possession which we cannot afford to tarnish, but society always is attempting to make the physician into a killer to kill the defective child at birth, to leave the sleeping pills beside the bed of the cancer patient ... It is the duty of society to protect the physicians from such requests.

Sleeping pills quote Every morning you pick between two choices: Continue to sleep with your dreams,

Every morning you pick between two choices: Continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them. Good morning.

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I am fed up with men who use sex like a sleeping pill.

A sleeping pill will never take the place of a clear conscience.

A solitary traveler can sleep from state to state, from day to night, from day to day, in the long womb of its controlled interior. It is the cradle that never stops rocking after the lullaby is over. It is the biggest sleeping tablet in the world, and no one need ever swallow the pill, for it swallows them.

Sleeping pills quote The best thing in life are free.

The best thing in life are free.

I took pain pills to get to sleep because I didn't want to go to work the next day exhausted.

You shouldn't be told you're completely irresponsible and be left alone with too much medication. It's too easy to forget. You take a couple of sleeping pills and you wake up in twenty minutes and forget you've taken them. So you take a couple more, and the next thing you know you've taken too many.

If you lose your temper, your sound sleep will go, and you will have to use a tranquilizer or sleeping pills? Then gradually, more white hair, wrinkles.

Sleeping pills quote You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.

If they tell you that she died of sleeping pills you must know that she died of a wasting grief, of a slow bleeding at the soul.

Read day and night, devour books - these sleeping pills - not to know but to forget! Through books you can retrace your way back to the origins of spleen, discarding history and its illusions.

On the morning the last Lisbon daughter took her turn at suicide- it was Mary this time, and sleeping pills, like Therese- the two paramedics arrived at the house knowing exactly where the knife drawer was, and the gas oven, and the beam in the basement from which it was possible to tie a rope.

Sleeping pills quote If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquit

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

So I take a little sleeping pill, pop it and realize nothing's happening - but something else was happening.

Better to stay alive," I said. "At least while there's a chance to get free." I thought of the sleeping pills in my bag and wondered just how great a hypocrite I was. It was so easy to advise other people to live with their pain.

My sleeping pill is white. It is a splendid pearl; it floats me out of myself, my stung skin as alien as a loose bolt of cloth.

Sleeping pills quote Wake up determined to go to sleep satisfied.

Wake up determined to go to sleep satisfied.

I was so low that I wanted to exit. And I took a bunch of pills, and they were sleeping pills. And at least they would put me to sleep, and maybe I wouldn't wake up, and that was fine.

The simple life on the farm was everything to me.

Nothing was more relaxing after a long plane flight than to reach the winding driveway that led up to my house. The quiet of the night was more soothing than a sleeping pill.

If I feel in need of sleep, I just open a book or turn on the television.

Both are better than any sleeping pill.

Sleeping pills quote Legend says, when you can't sleep at night It's because you're awake in someone

Legend says, when you can't sleep at night It's because you're awake in someone else's dream

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I love to sleep because I need the rest, but I hate to miss something.

I would love to be able to take a pill that I wouldn't have to sleep. So, sometimes what keeps me up at night is just that I don't want to say good-bye to that day. And at the same time, I love to start the next day. I think I'm essentially a very unsettled person.

I like to say that I was raised by sitcoms, and that my personality is comprised of different characters. Darlene from Roseanne, Denise from The Cosby Show, Uncle Jesse from Full House, a little Jessie from Saved By The Bell - but not the episode where she was addicted to sleeping pills.

I couldn't sell pills no more [because my] homie went to jail.

I was just dirt broke. I went to TDE and was literally living in the studio where you record. I went damn near a whole two years not getting sleep because there was always somebody there recording. I was taking baths with dishwashing liquid.I was one of the dudes [who] would never ask for nothing so I would never ask for soap.

Sleeping pills quote Dreams dont help you sleep.. Dreams wake you up.

Dreams dont help you sleep.. Dreams wake you up.

Lies are like sleeping pills. You should only use them when you absolutely have to. They spoil everything if you make a habit of them.

I'm up all night against my will My medicine won't let me feel anything at all The doctor gave me sleeping pills and I took one Then I feel all alone, sleeping like a stone.

A solitary traveler can sleep from state to state, from day to night, from day to day, in the long womb of its controlled interior. It is the cradle that never stops rocking after the lullaby is over. It is the biggest sleeping tablet in the world, and no one need ever swallow the pill, for it swallows them.

A few nights later, I secretly hope that I might be a genius.

Why else can no amount of sleeping pills fell my brain? But in the morning my daughter asks me what a cloud is and I cannot say.

My final word, before I'm done, Is "Cancer can be rather fun"- Provided one confronts the tumour with a sufficient sense of humour. I know that cancer often kills, But so do cars and sleeping pills; And it can hurt till one sweats, So can bad teeth and unpaid debts. A spot of laughter, I am sure, Often accelerates one's cure; So let us patients do our bit To help the surgeons make us fit.

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