Since the beginning of time, all-around wellness has been an important milestone for many. But not just physical and mental wellness, there are 7 dimensions of wellness (you can read about here), and sleep affects most, if not all of them. No wonder throughout history we have thought-provoking quotes about how important sleep is to us. 

Below are some of the greatest sleep quotes we know about, want to submit one? Contact us.

Inspirational Sleep Quotes

Top 15 Inspirational Sleep Quotes
  1. “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” ― William Penn
  2. “A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” Leonardo da Vinci
  3. “Sleep is the best meditation.” – Dalai Lama
  4. “Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” ― Phyllis Diller
  5. “No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.” Carrie Snow
  6. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” Dr. Seuss
  7. “Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” JoJo Jensen
  8. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” ― Benjamin Franklin
  9. “Sleep is like a cat: It only comes to you if you ignore it.”  Gillian Flynn
  10. “When every inch of the world is known, sleep may be the only wilderness that we have left.” Louise Erdrich
  11. “I count it as an absolute certainty that in paradise, everyone naps. Tom Hodgkinson
  12. “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I’m reborn.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
  13. “End the day with gratitude. There is someone, somewhere that has less than you.” ― Zig Ziglar
  14. “Happiness consists of getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.” ― Robert A. Heinlein
  15. “Many things – such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly– are done worst when we try hardest to do them.” ― C.S. Lewis

Funny Sleep Quotes

Top 15 Funny Sleep Quotes

  1. “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?”  Ernest Hemingway
  2. “There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” ―  Homer
  3. “Fatigue is the best pillow.” ―  Benjamin Franklin
  4. “I already want to take a nap tomorrow.”   Anonymous
  5. “I always say ‘morning’ instead of ‘good morning,’ because if it was a good morning, I’d still be asleep.”   Anonymous
  6. “Sleep is like a cat: It only comes to you if you ignore it.”   Gillian Flynn
  7. “If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for in the morning, sleep late.” Henny Youngman
  8. “I'm so good at sleeping that I can do it with my eyes closed.” ―  Anonymous
  9. “At night I can't fall asleep. In the morning, I can't get up.” —  Anonymous
  10. “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” ― Anthony Burgess
  11. “The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” ― Wilson Mizener
  12. “There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” ― Mindy Kaling
  13. “People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” ― Leo J. Burke
  14. “Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night.” ― Charles Fisher
  15. "The best thing to do first thing in the morning is go right back to sleep" —  Anonymous

Insomnia Sleep Quotes

Top 15 Insomnia Sleep Quotes

  1. “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” — Charlotte Brontë
  2. “The only time I have problems is when I sleep.” — Tupac Shakur
  3. “Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head, and kick every worriment out of the bed.” — Edmund Vance Cooke
  4. “Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” — Alain de Botton 
  5. “Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… without the satisfaction.” — Lynn Johnston
  6. “The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” — Leonard Cohen
  7. “If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he’d make a fortune.” — Griff Niblack
  8. “There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.” — Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
  9. “The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  10. “If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.” — Dale Carnegie
  11. “The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets.” ― Poppy Z. Brite
  12. “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.” ― David Benioff
  13. “I only sleep with people I love, which is why I have insomnia.”
    ― Emilie Autumn
  14. “That's the advantage of insomnia. People who go to be early always complain that the night is too short, but for those of us who stay up all night, it can feel as long as a lifetime. You get a lot done” ― Banana Yoshimoto
  15. “Sleep is such a luxury, which i cant afford.”― Robin Sikarwar

Baby Sleep Quotes

Top 15 Baby Sleep Quotes

  1. “When my baby is sleeping that’s when I think, ‘Wow. I made that.’” — Maria Jose Ovalle, Content Creator
  2. “People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” ― Leo J. Burke
  3. “Little boys should never be put to sleep. They always wake up a day older.” — J. M. Barrie
  4. “Sleep, baby, sleep. The father’s watching the sheep. Thy mother’s shaking the dreamland tree, and down drops a little dream for thee.” — Elizabeth Prentis
  5. “The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.” – Joe Houldsworth
  6. “Sleep is like the unicorn- it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any.”— Dr. Seuss
  7. “I could watch you for a single minute and find a thousand things that I love about you.”  —  Anonymous
  8. “A little girl is a sugar and spice and everything nice- especially when she’s taking a nap.” —  Anonymous
  9. “Why don’t kids understand that their nap is not for them but for us?” Alyson Hannigan
  10. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.”  Victor Hugo
  11. “A baby makes love stronger, the days shorter, the nights longer, savings smaller, and a home happier.” —  Anonymous
  12. “A sleeping baby is really good at doing the one thing you don’t get to do anymore.”  Linda Poindexter
  13. “The babies are amazing…they begin each day all warm and sleepy, smelling of promise.” — Julia Roberts
  14. “Having my baby fall asleep in my arms takes away all of my worries and stresses. A sense of complete and total peace comes over me.”  Maria Jose Ovalle
  15. “They eat, they crap, they sleep, and if they’re crying, they need to do one of the three and they’re having trouble doing it. Real simple.”  Matthew McConaughey