Stay awake please. This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about sleep and sleeping.

Do n0t wake a sleeping dog

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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 a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci

As the master sleeps, the servant dreams.

Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drank.
Alphonse Allais

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!
Mark Twain

I had a dream that I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep.
Stan Laurel

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.

Let sleeping dogs lie.
To leave things as they are.

Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
Fran Lebowitz

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.

Never tickle a sleeping dragon.
J.K. Rowling

No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep.
(unknown author)

Not all are asleep who have their eyes shut.

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.
Francis Bacon

Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.

Sleep and Death, who are twin brothers.

Sleep is the best meditation.
Dalai Lama

Sleep is the cousin of death.

Sleep is the Swiss army knife of health. When sleep is deficient, there is sickness and disease. And when sleep is abundant, there is vitality and health.
Matthew Walker

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!
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers
Quoted: Gimli

Statler: Hey old fool, you slept through the show!
Waldorf: Who's a fool, you watched it!
(unknown author)
Source: The Muppet Show

The amount of sleep required by the average person is about half an hour more.
Evan Esar

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.

When the dog is awake, the shepherd may sleep.

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