This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about sleep and sleeping. Stay awake.
A clever wife often sleeps with a stupid husband.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
As the master sleeps, the servant dreams.
Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drank.
Don’t feed a silkworm that’s sleeping.
Let sleeping dogs sleep.
Every ruler sleeps on an anthill.
How stunning are the changes which age makes in a man while he sleeps!
If you think that something small cannot make a difference – try going to sleep with a mosquito in the room.
In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.
Joy and sorrow sleep in the same bed.
Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
Men and women sleep on the same pillow, but they have different dreams.
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.
Leo J. Burke
Poor men sleep the best.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.
Sleep is the best meditation.
Sleep is the cousin of death.
Sleep on a bed of silver and dream of gold.
Sleep! I feel the need of it. Yet my axe is restless in my hand. Give me a row of orc-necks and room to swing and all weariness will fall from me!
The Lord of the Rings – The Two Towers
The amount of sleep required by the average person is about half an hour more.
The children eat the fruit and the father sleeps on the peel.
The more you know the less will you sleep.
There is no woman who sleeps so deeply that the sound of a guitar won’t bring her to the window.
Those who sleep with dogs gets up with fleas.
Also have a look at these quotes and proverbs about dreams and dreaming.