Quotations About / On: SLEEP

  • 1.
    Life itself is a bubble and a skepticism, and a sleep within sleep.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Experience," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
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  • 2.
    Sleep, ignorant of pain, sleep, ignorant of grief, may you come to us blowing softly, kindly, kindly come king.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Philoctetes, l. 827.)
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  • 3.
    when the hunter sleeps at night the animals in the bush make merry
    (we need to be working hard to achieve our goal)
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  • 4.
    We came upon that silent sacred place...in which holy deer make their sleeping space
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 5.
    As seawaves slapped his sloop he slipped down a sweet slope into sleep
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 6.
    If I still had faith in humanity, I probably wouldn't be able to sleep so well.
    (humanity)
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  • 7.
    You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother.
    (Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. diplomat, writer. Little Mary, in The Women, act 3 (1936).)
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  • 8.
    Life is struggle and sleep.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 9.
    Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.
    (Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), British novelist. "Montaigne," The Common Reader, First Series (1925).)
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  • 10.
    He who sleeps half a day has won half a life.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian satirist. repr. In In These Great Times: A Karl Kraus Reader, ed. Harry Zohn (1976). "In Praise of a Topsy-Turvy Lifestyle," Simplicissimus (Munich, 1908).)
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