Pillow Sayings and Quotes

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

The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.     

William Cowper

The pillow smells like the sunlight, a precious smell.     

Haruki Murakami

What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.     

Nathaniel Hawthorne

When tough times come, it is particularly important to offset them with much gentle softness. Be a pillow.     

Vera Nazarian

When a woman dresses up for an occasion, the man should become the black velvet pillow for the jewel.     

John Weitz

Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.     

Maya Angelou

For a sick man the world begins at his pillow and ends at the foot of his bed.     

Honoré de Balzac

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.     

Charlotte Bronte

An honest man's pillow is his peace of mind.     

John Mellencamp

There is no pillow as soft as a clear conscience.     

John Wooden

Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head.     

Michel de Montaigne

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.     

Lin Yutang

More than the eyes, pillows understood the pain of tears.     


The best advice is found on the pillow.     

Danish Proverb

Fatigue is the best pillow.     

Benjamin Franklin

If we want to fight people in the world, we should fight them with pillows – pillows stuffed with food, medicine, music… That would be so much cheaper than bombs.     

Alice Walker

Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.     

Philip Gulley

If one shed tears, they must be shed on one's pillow.     

Henry Adams

Don't leave your dreams on the pillow.     


Extend your commitment to your family members. Have respect for elders and be nice to them.they are your soft pillow.     

Kishore Bansal