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  The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.  
 -  William Blake
  

  Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  You sleep with people all the time that you hate.  
 -  Casey Affleck
  

  Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  I feel more comfortable when I'm lighter - I sleep better, I snore less, I have more endurance when I work out, my arms look better.  
 -  Tyra Banks
  

  Idle people are often bored and bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel. It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great preoccupations in our time.  
 -  Renata Adler
  

  I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.  
 -  Rodney Dangerfield
  

  The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.  
 -  Sade Adu
  

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

  We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together.  
 -  Rodney Dangerfield
  

  Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.  
 -  Bill Cosby
  

  There's something really great and romantic about being poor and sleeping on couches.  
 -  Ben Affleck
  

  I love to sleep. I'd sleep all day if I could.  
 -  Miley Cyrus
  

  My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel. I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping bag down in the basement. It's humiliating.  
 -  Ben Affleck
  

  Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.  
 -  Evan Davis
  

  The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.  
 -  George Washington Carver
  

  A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.  
 -  Honore De Balzac
  

  If I lived alone, Mom'd never sleep because she wouldn't know I was okay.  
 -  Scott Baio
  

  No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.  
 -  Khalil Gibran
  

  I love shooting, when the character is interesting and the script is interesting, but the research beforehand is really fun. The whole process makes me anxious and restless, and I have trouble sleeping, just trying to figure out the character.  
 -  Matt Damon
  

  A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.  
 -  Honore de Balzac
  

  Sleep is the best meditation.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  I have no trouble sleeping.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Even though disciplined sleeping habits and the adrenalin of live radio ensures that we are very awake while on duty, there is evidence of a phenomenon called circadian desynchronosis which causes one's brain to function slowly at those times of day when it thinks it should be asleep, regardless how wide awake the body is.  
 -  Evan Davis
  

  When Clark Gable died, I cried for 2 days straight. I couldn't eat or sleep.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  People who sleep around to get roles are frail and scared and most likely without talent. It's their own little horror show that only they can deal with.  
 -  Bruce Campbell
  

  We have two dogs, Mabel and Wolf, and three cats at home, Charlie, George and Chairman. We have two cats on our farm, Tom and Little Sister, two horses, and two mini horses, Hannah and Tricky. We also have two cows, Holy and Madonna. And those are only the animals we let sleep in our bed.  
 -  Ellen DeGeneres
  

  Even before I knew I was gay, I knew I didn't want to have a child. I knew I didn't want to have one. I never want to have to release it from me. Listen, I love babies. I love children. And I melt when I'm around them. I also love my freedom and I love that I can sleep at night.  
 -  Ellen DeGeneres
  

  A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.  
 -  C. S. Lewis
  

  I've never enjoyed sleep as much until I got the 'Today' job. There is something about early sleep that's much better than late sleep. I feel myself going to sleep; I don't just plonk my head on the pillow. It's a sort of winding-down thing.  
 -  Evan Davis
  

  No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.  
 -  Leonardo Da Vinci
  

  The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.  
 -  Anatole France
  

  The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.  
 -  Anatole France
  

  We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.  
 -  Erich Fromm
  

  I think people are born bisexual and the make subconscious choices based on the pressures of society. I have no question in my mind about being bisexual. But I'm also a hypocrite: I would never date a girl who is bisexual, because that means they also sleep with men, and men are so dirty that I'd never sleep with a girl who had slept with a man.  
 -  Megan Fox
  

  Oftentimes, even as a little kid, I would get up before anyone else. My brother would still be sleeping, my mom would still be sleeping, so I would literally play 'Monopoly' by myself. I would play board games; I would do things by myself.  
 -  Will Ferrell
  

  Sleep - the most beautiful experience in life - except drink.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.  
 -  Francis Bacon
  

  The left side of my brain is telling me I want to sleep with every woman in the world and the other side of my brain is telling me I met this great girl and if I let that go I'm going to regret it.  
 -  Scott Caan
  

  When I do a movie, that's just a couple months out of my year and out of my life. All the other months I'm just at home, running around doing errands with my mom and going to sleepovers. I feel like I have that side of my life, and then I also do the films - which is just sort of a plus.  
 -  Elle Fanning
  

  I'm an eight hours kind of sleeper, so I definitely try to schedule that in.  
 -  Carmen Electra
  

  I'm on so late I'm definitely the last seconds of anyone's attention. So I just want to give them something dumb to laugh at, so they go, 'That's funny,' then fall asleep.  
 -  Jimmy Fallon
  

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

  I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  I hope you can't sleep and you dream about it and when you dream I hope you can't sleep and you scream about it. I hope your conscience eats at you and you can't breathe without me.  
 -  Eminem
  

  I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.  
 -  King Farouk
  

  What we have found in this country, and maybe we're more aware of it now, is one problem that we've had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.  
 -  Rene Descartes
  

  It's useless to play lullabies for those who cannot sleep.  
 -  John Cage
  

  Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  I didn't come out until 5 or 6 o'clock in the evening. Sleep all day, sleep and cook and eat, stay in the house. That sun is hot, anyway. It ain't right out there.  
 -  David Edwards
  

  I've spent a lot of time being bohemian and sleeping on floors, but eventually I want to have kids and I want to bring them up in a secure environment.  
 -  Paloma Faith
  

  There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  I'm so used to changing time zones that I can sleep at any time. I'm rarely ever tossing and turning - if I am, it's really a big deal.  
 -  Paloma Faith
  

  What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it.  
 -  Bob Dylan
  

  I change during the course of a day. I wake and I'm one person, and when I go to sleep I know for certain I'm somebody else.  
 -  Bob Dylan
  

  I make it a rule never to smoke while I'm sleeping.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Just because a man and woman sleep in the same bed doesn't mean they have the same dreams.  
 -  Proverb
  

  If you want your dreams to come true, don't sleep.  
 -  Yiddish proverb