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Here are some sleep quotes to get you through the night…

Is it time for you to address a shortfall in the amount of sleep you are getting?

Scientists have recently been uncovering the true value of sleep. Sleep deprivation can have serious negative effects on your body and your mind, so it is time to start taking sleep more seriously. The ‘sleep when you’re dead’ philosophy is no longer valid, and achievers like Arianna Huffington are crusading for people to get more sleep to better their lives.

Here are a few of our favorite quotes about sleep.

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?  -Ernest Hemingway

Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.  -Thomas Dekker

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.  -John Steinbeck

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.  -Thomas Aquinas

The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.  -Marilyn Monroe

A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.  -Stewart Alsop

Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful – just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a happier, more confident people, and that by itself would be a major achievement.  -Ben Stein

The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.  -W. C. Fields

Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed.  -Arthur Schopenhauer

Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It’s a palliative. The remedy is death.  -Nicolas Chamfort

Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You’ll realize this as soon as they’re born, and they start using sleep deprivation to break you.  -Ray Romano

I say, you work eight hours, and you sleep eight hours – be sure they’re not the same eight hours.  -T. Boone Pickens


Susan Sly is a best selling author, work life balance expert, speaker and entrepreneur. She has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox, Lifetime Television and the CBN. Susan is the mother of five children and resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.





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