I Cant Sleep Quotes

I Can’t Sleep Quotes by Dale Carnegie, Billie Joe Armstrong, Rumi, Sylvia Plath, Ray Bradbury, Cathie Linz and many others.

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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 can’t sleep very well at night. It takes me a while to get to sleep. I could just be nocturnal. I have my nighttime witching hour where I hang out, listen to records or watch TV.
Billie Joe Armstrong
When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.
Rumi
Whenever I’m sad I’m going to die, or so nervous I can’t sleep, or in love with somebody I won’t be seeing for a week, I slump down just so far and then I say: ‘I’ll go take a hot bath.
Sylvia Plath
I sometimes get up at night when I can’t sleep and walk down into my library and open one of my books and read a paragraph and say, ‘My God, did I write that?
Ray Bradbury
When I can’t sleep I count the buckles on my straightjacket.
Cathie Linz
“I can’t sleep” answered the nervous one.
“Why not?” asked the friend.
“I am carrying so much cotton that I can’t sleep thinking about. It is wearing me out. What can I do?”
“Sell down to the sleeping point”, answered the friend.
Jesse Lauriston Livermore
I can’t sleep with you tonight, baby, my head’s all messed up, you’ve no idea. It’s somewhere else and it’s full of voices and songs and bad things.
Hanif Kureishi
When I was meeting people in L.A., guys always thought if they paid for dinner, they deserved a blow job. But generally, I’ll say this – and I’ll say it proudly – I can’t sleep with someone if I don’t have a connection with them.
Katy Perry
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Edward Lucas
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?
Ned Vizzini
When I can’t sleep, I don’t count sheep. I count lovers.
And by the time I reach 38 or 39, I’m asleep.
Miriam Hopkins
When I can’t sleep, I read a book by Steve Allen.
Oscar Levant
Whenever I can’t sleep, I like to lie in the darkness and pretend I’ve been assassinated. I’ve found this is the best way to get comfortable. I imagine I’m in the coffin at my funeral, and people from my past are walking by my corpse and making comments about my demise.
Chuck Klosterman
I can’t sleep without knowing there’s hope. Half the night I waste in sighs. In a wakeful doze I sorrow. For the hands, for the lips… the eyes. For the meeting of tomorrow.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
I get my most creative energy after a show, so I love to go back to the hotel and compose new material. I generally do it in a rush. I have to get it out, otherwise I can’t sleep.
Jason Mraz