Saturday, May 9, 2009

Happiness - Day Nine

I love sleep. I don't do it enough. I should participate more in this great ritual.

People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one. ~Leo J. Burke

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book. ~Irish Proverb

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled. ~Edward Lucas

People who snore always fall asleep first. ~Author Unknown

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

There is no hope for a civilization which starts each day to the sound of an alarm clock. ~Author Unknown

Sleep lingers all our lifetime about our eyes, as night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir-tree. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fatigue is the best pillow. ~Benjamin Franklin

Sleep is the most moronic fraternity in the world, with the heaviest dues and the crudest rituals. ~Vladimir Nabokov

1 comment:

Nicole Shelby said...

Me and Ol' Bill are with you...

"Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care
The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath
Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course,
Chief nourisher in life's feast."
~William Shakespeare, Macbeth

"O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down and steep my senses in forgetfulness?"

"We are such stuff as dreams are made on, rounded with a little sleep" ~The Tempest