Bed Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bed quotes, bed sayings, and bed proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The bed is a metaphysical piece of furniture.     

Nelson Rodrigues

And bed, he thought. Bed is my friend. Just bed, he thought. Bed will be a great thing. It is easy when you are beaten, he thought. I never knew how easy it was. And what beat you, the thought.

Ernest Hemingway

O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head.

Thomas Hood

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.     

Ogden Nash

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Benjamin Franklin

Bed is the best place for reading, thinking, or doing nothing.

Doris Lessing

On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.

Andrew Young

The bed is just gorgeous. It's bright and colorful. It looks like a whole bunch of mattresses piled up. But it's an optical illusion. It's really just fabric, stuffing, nails and a staple gun. It's so tall, you need a ladder to get in.     

Walker Quotes

A bed is where a sense of shared purpose first takes root.

Rick Moody

The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.

Samuel Johnson

The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.     

Angela Carter

The bed comprehends our whole life, for we were born in it, we live in it, and we shall die in it     

Guy De Maupassant

In bed we laugh, in bed we cry, and born in bed, in bed we die; the near approach a bed may show of human bliss to human woe.

Samuel Johnson