37 Quotes About Sleeping Alone


There is a certain loneliness that can be associated with sleeping alone. These quotes about sleeping alone capture how our human connection and communication is defined by those closest to us and the environment we are in.

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.”

“As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.”

“Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.”

“Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”

“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”

“I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like the feeling of being awake when no one else is.”

“I don’t know if you’ve ever felt like that. That you wanted to sleep for a thousand years. Or just not exist. Or just not be aware that you do exist.”

“I think the best way to get a good night sleep is to work hard throughout the day. If you work hard and, of course, work out.”

“I wonder why I don’t go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip on hour more of sleep and live.”

“I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.”

“If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.”

“In our lives, on average, we will be asleep for a total of 8,477 days. If we’re lucky, some of that time will be sleeping next to someone we love.”

“It’s hard in L.A. not to go out, it gets lonely. Being an actress is lonely, and I never want to be alone. I hate sleeping alone.”

“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.”

“Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.”

“Making love with a woman and sleeping with a woman are two separate passions, not merely different but opposite.”

“Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.”

“Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.”

“Not merely by rules of conduct and religious observances, nor by much learning either, nor even by attainment of concentration, nor by sleeping alone, do I reach the happiness of freedom, to which no worldlings attain.”

“Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.”

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”

“Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.”

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”

“Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them.”

“Sleeping alone seemed unnatural to me, and pitiful, something done in hospitals or when you’re contagious.”

“Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.”

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.”

“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.”

“They say that true love hurts, well this could almost kill me young love murder, that is what this must be I would give it all to not be sleeping alone.”

“Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.”

“Time, Baby – so much, so much time left until the end of my life – sometimes I go crazy at how slowly time passes yet how quickly my body ages.”

“We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.”

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

“When you’re older, you’ll appreciate the advantages of sleeping alone.”

“Yea, all things live forever, though at times they sleep and are forgotten.”

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

There is a fear associated with being alone at the table and sleeping alone in your bed.

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