Sleep is like the unicorn - it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any— Dr. Seuss
Jaw-dropping Sleepless Nights quotations
I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
Nobody was perfect. Not even close. And everybody had wrinkles from smiling and squinting and craining their necks. Everybody has marks on their bodies from years of living- a trail of life left on them. Evidence of all the adventures and sleepless nights and practical jokes and heartbreaks that had made them who they are.
No one should judge what I've done with my life, not unless they've been in my shoes every horrible day and every sleepless night.
The people that are there for you on your darkest nights are the ones worth spending your brightest days with.
Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets.
No one ever sees the sleepless nights, the years of studying and 14-hour days earning your dues. I spent three years isolated in an academic environment to be the best actor I could.
I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews.
I do not dream at night, I dream all day, I dream for a living.
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 read as much poetry as time allows and circumstance dictates: No heartache can pass without a little Dorothy Parker, no thunderstorm without W. H. Auden, no sleepless night without W. B. Yeats.
I have sleepless nights before press days.
I often think that the night is more alive and richly colored than the day.
I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted.
I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights.
Before I ever start a job that I'm really excited about, I usually have some sleepless nights or weeks or months. But that anticipation for a person like me... I don't do so well with a lot of time off.
Don’t stretch yourself too much with a mortgage.
Buy within your means. It’s not worth the sleepless nights.
If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito.
Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against sleep so often of late;
the pain of the sleeplessness, or the pain of the fear of sleep, and with such unknown horror as it has for me! How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
Does God want goodness or the choice of goodness? Is a man who chooses to be bad perhaps in some way better than a man who has the good imposed upon him?
If we had more sleepless nights in prayer, there would be far fewer souls to have a sleepless eternal night in hell.
Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you'll never make it through the night.
After all, what is happiness? Love, they tell me.
But love doesn't bring and never has brought happiness. On the contrary, it's a constant state of anxiety, a battlefield; it's sleepless nights, asking ourselves all the time if we're doing the right thing. Real love is composed of ecstasy and agony.
Better for you to have one sleepless night on earth than millions in hell.
Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art-- Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite.
The darkest nights produce the brightest stars
A word of advice: If you get the choice between the upper and lower bunks in a cell, choose the lower. Prisons do not turn off their lights at night, and I spent a sleepless night, without a mattress, with a five-hundred-watt bulb shining directly into my eyes.
What strangely enchanted tunes gush forth during those sleepless nights!
When I think I've made an error, it can cause me a sleepless night. But that only happens rarely.
Legend says, when you can't sleep at night It's because you're awake in someone else's dream
A crown Golden in show, is but a wreath of thorns, Bring dangers, troubles, cares, and sleepless nights To him who wears the regal diadem
It's always scary making a film as I never set anything up or ask anyone to do anything, so I worry that we'll find a story. I have to trust that a film will come out of the journey we embark on. I have many, many sleepless nights.
Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise
Oh, yes, I love sleepless nights.
My mind swirled with memories of the life I had led.
The constant struggle to keep up appearances, the pretenses, the smiles that had been met with tears. The long sleepless nights, the loneliness that cloaked my spirit and turned me into a true ghost.
lonely people are always up in the middle of the night.
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
And now I may dismiss my heroine to the sleepless couch, which is the true heroine's portion - to a pillow strewed with thorns and wet with tears. And lucky may she think herself, if she get another good night's rest in the course of the next three months.
A poetess who had died young of cancer had said in one of her poems that for her, on sleepless nights, 'the night offers toads and black dogs and corpses of the drowned.
He'll probably wake up having sleepless nights about that one.
I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night
I don't think my mum ever understood my love of Doctor Who.
Surely her strongest memory would have been me, standing at the top of the stairs, crying about how the "jelly men" were going to get me? Sorry, Mum, for those sleepless nights, but it was with good reason they called it Terror of the Zygons.
It is a bore, I admit, to be past seventy, for you are left for execution, and are daily expecting the death-warrant; but it is not anything very capital we quit. We are, at the close of life, only hurried away from stomach-aches, pains in the joints, from sleepless nights and unamusing days, from weakness, ugliness, and nervous tremors; but we shall all meet again in another planet, cured of all our defects.
I shall give you hunger, and pain, and sleepless nights.
Also beauty, and satisfactions known to few, and glimpses of the heavenly life. None of these you shall have continually, and of their coming and going you shall not be foretold.
Well finish your story anyway. Where was I? The bubonic plague. The bulldozer was stalled by corpses. Oh, yes. Anyway, one sleepless night I stayed up with Father while he worked. It was all we could do to find a live patient to treat. In bed after bed after bed we found dead people. And Father started giggling, Castle continued. He couldn't stop. He walked out into the night with his flashlight. He was still giggling. He was making the flashlight beam dance over all the dead people stacked outside. He put his hand on my head and do you know what that marvelous man said to me? asked Castle. Nope. 'Son,' my father said to me, 'someday this will all be yours.
You can't force other people to like you and you just kind of have to ride the wave. I think I could have saved myself a lot of sleepless nights with that advice.