33 Quotes About Sleeplessness

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Going without sleep can negatively impact your physical and mental state of mind. Those that suffer with insomnia can leave a drastic impact on your life. Here are some great quotes about sleeplessness that are encouraging to read.

“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.”

“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 where care lodges, sleep will never lie.”

“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.”

“Care keeps his watch in every old man’s eye, And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.”

“Dark circles under my eyes sink deeper and deeper into my skull, in contrast to my pale skin there is an undeniable resemblance to a fresh corpse.”

“Emotionally, grief is a mixture of raw feelings such as sorrow, anguish, anger, regret, longing, fear, and deprivation. Grief may be experienced physically as exhaustion, emptiness, tension, sleeplessness, or loss of appetite.”

“He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it is probably only insomnia. Many must have it.”

“I haven’t been out driving at this time of night in many years, much less in an unfamiliar area. These are the things that scare you as you get older.”

“If a composer suffers from loss of sleep and his sleeplessness induces him to turn out masterpieces, what a profitable loss it is.”

“Insomnia is a vertiginous lucidity that can convert paradise itself into a place of torture.”

“It is rarely that the pleasures of the imagination will compensate for the pain of sleeplessness.”

“It struck him that in moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy, but always against one’s own body…”

“It’s sad to fall asleep. It separates people. Even when you’re sleeping together, you’re all alone.”

“Men ought to know that from the brain and from the brain only arise our pleasures, joys, laughter, and jests as well as our sorrows, pains, griefs and tears…”

“No amount of sleep will ever satisfy the tiredness I always feel.”

“Oh love, rose made wet by mermaids and foams, fire that dances and climbs up the invisible stairs and awakens the blood in the tunnel of sleeplessness.”

“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!”

“She lay down and never stirred. To move hand or foot, or even so much as one finger, would have been an exertion beyond the powers of either volition or motion.”

“Skepticism turns to cynicism, which leads to apathy and despair, which can cause sleeplessness, dry-mouth, and loss of sex drive.”

“Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.”

“Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.”

“Something amazing happens when the rest of the world is sleeping. I am glued to my chair. I forget that I ever wanted to do anything but write.”

“Sometimes I have trouble falling asleep but it’s not so bad I don’t worry and I don’t weep. In fact I’m glad. Because I get up off my pillow and I flip on the light.”

“The capital phenomenon, the most catastrophic disaster, is uninterrupted sleeplessness, that nothingness without release.”

“The creak of bed springs suffering under the weight of a restless man is as lonely a sound as I know.”

“The traditional techniques used in getting sleep aren’t much effective any longer and our sleep techniques need to evolve as rapidly as our life style has, in order to cope with it.”

“There was something in her eyes! Her eyes were expressive and from the first day that they met, they spoke to him a million things!”

“Today’s competitiveness, so much imposed from without, is exhausting, not exhilarating; is unending-a part of one’s social life, one’s solitude, one’s sleep, one’s sleeplessness.”

“Tonight is going to be a big night, like any other night, because certain 10 million Americans will not be able to sleep well tonight.”

“Very often, gleams of light come in a few minutes’ sleeplessness, in a second perhaps; you must fix them.”

“You are the biggest enemy of your own sleep.”

“You lack the season of all natures, sleep.”

There are many remedies you can follow when it comes to curing the symptoms related to sleeplessness.