Can't Sleep Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old can't sleep quotes, can't sleep sayings, and can't sleep proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I haven't been to sleep for over a year. That's why I go to bed early. One needs more rest if one doesn't sleep.     

Evelyn Waugh

When I'm worried and I can't sleep, I count my blessings instead of sheep. And I fall asleep counting my blessings.     

Bing Crosby

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.     

Dr. Seuss

Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.     

JoJo Jensen

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

Fran Lebowitz

Insomnia is an indication, not a chaos. Its like ache. Youre not going to provide a patient ache medicine without figuring out whats reasoning the pain.     

Judith Owens

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.     

Leonard Cohen

At night when I can't sleep, I play blackjack online until I get tired or I lose my money.     

Nicky Hilton

His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours.     

Arthur Baer

When we lost I couldn't sleep at night. When we win I can't sleep at night. But when you win, you wake up feeling better.     

Joe Torre

A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.     

Marcel Proust

I'm so tired, but I can't sleep. Standing on the edge of something much too deep.     

Sarah McLachlan

O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, 1710. That thou no more will weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness?     

William Shakespeare

Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night. Without the satisfaction.     

Lynn Johnston

Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.     

Clifton Fadiman

When you have insomnia, you're never really asleep, and you're never really awake.     

Chuck Palahniuk

Why can I never go back to bed? Who's is the voice ringing in my head? Where is the sense in these desperate dreams? Why should I wake when I'm half past dead?     

Emilie Autumn

I can't sleep. There is a woman stuck between my eyelids. I would tell her to get out if I could. But there is a woman stuck in my throat.     

Eduardo Galeano

Can't connect, I haven't slept, am I crazy? Fall so deep and I can't sleep, I'm slipping into hazy.     

Kaskade

A good cop can't sleep because he's missing a piece of the puzzle. And a bad cop can't sleep because his conscience won't let him.     

Ellie Burr

Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.     

Jessamyn West

Most of us can't sleep when we're starting to fall in love, same thing as we can't sleep when that love started to fade.     

Anonymous

Legend says, when you can't sleep at night, it's because you're awake in someone else's dream.     

Anonymous

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

I only sleep with people I love, which is why I have insomnia.     

Emilie Autumn

Dear mind, please stop thinking so much at night, I need to sleep.     

Kushand Wizdom

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

Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it's time to get up.     

Anonymous

Sleeping is so hard when you can't stop thinking.     

Anonymous