65 Insomnia Quotes On Success In Life

These insomnia quotes will inspire you. Insomnia, also known as sleeplessness, is a sleep disorder in which people have trouble sleeping.

They may have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep as long as desired. Insomnia is typically followed by daytime sleepiness, low energy, irritability, and a depressed mood.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging insomnia quotes, insomnia sayings, and insomnia proverbs.

Best Insomnia Quotes

  1. “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” ~ Anthony Burgess
  2. “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
  3. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  4. “The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” ~ Leonard Cohen

  5. “The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4 am knows all my secrets.” ~ Poppy Z. Brite
  6. “Sleep is the best meditation.” ~ Dalai Lama
  7. “Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” ~ Alain de Botton
  8. “Know what the best thing about insomnia is? That I get to stay up all night figuring it out.” ~ Olivia Munn

  9. “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  10. “Insomnia’s different,” I said. It was hard to explain this to people. “You know the light that comes on when you open the refrigerator door? Just imagine it stays on all the time, even after you close the door. That’s what it’s like in my head. The light stays on.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  11. “The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  12. “Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.” ~ Louis D. Brandeis

  13. “Insomnia is a vertiginous lucidity that can convert paradise itself into a place of torture.” ~ Emile M. Cioran
  14. “Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… Without the satisfaction.” ~ Lynn Johnston
  15. “There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.” ~ Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne
  16. “Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.” ~ Jon Stewart

  17. “The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” ~ Wilson Mizner
  18. “Sometimes I sit up late with my thoughts, reluctant to fall asleep and leave my thoughts alone by themselves.” ~ Robert Breault
  19. “Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.” ~ Clifton Fadiman
  20. “It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.” ~ John Steinbeck

  21. “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
  22. “Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.” ~ Albert Camus
  23. “Bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  24. “When I want to go to sleep, I must first get a whole menagerie of voices to shut up. You wouldn’t believe what a racket they make in my room.” ~ Karl Kraus

  25. “That’s the advantage of insomnia. People who go to be early always complain that the night is too short, but for those of us who stay up all night, it can feel as long as a lifetime. You get a lot done” ~ Banana Yoshimoto , Insomnia quotes life
  26. “Insomnia is an increasing problem. I’ve become swayed that sleep disorders are conceivably the most unnoticed, ignored, underrated reason of health as well as performance problems in the place of work.” ~ Sean Sullivan
  27. “What hath night to do with sleep?” ~ John Milton
  28. “For six months I couldn’t sleep. With insomnia, nothing’s real. Everything is far away. Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  29. “Oh, insomnia! Ah, well, I know a good cure for it… Get plenty of sleep.” ~ W. C. Fields
  30. “Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.” ~ Shannon Fife
  31. “The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can’t get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.” ~ E. W. Howe
  32. “Am I sleeping? Have I slept at all? This is insomnia.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  33. “I only sleep with people I love, which is why I have insomnia.” ~ Emilie Autumn
  34. “His insomnia was so bad, he couldn’t sleep during office hours.” ~ Arthur Baer
  35. “Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head And kick every worriment out of the bed.” ~ Edmund Vance Cooke
  36. “The worst thing in the world is to be bland.” ~ Ben Huh

  37. “Many things, such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly – are done worst when we try hardest to do them.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  38. “Fatigue is the best pillow.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  39. “A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  40. “There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.” ~ Edward Lucas

  41. “O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head.” ~ Thomas Hood
  42. “In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.” ~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  43. “A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.” ~ Marcel Proust
  44. “Every noble work is at first impossible.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

  45. “And if tonight my soul may find her peace in sleep, and sink in good oblivion, and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  46. “The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.” ~ Ogden Nash
  47. “The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest.” ~ Gaston Bachelard
  48. “O sleep! O gentle sleep! Nature’s soft nurse.” ~ William Shakespeare

  49. “The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They’re just good films. So why we can’t we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them?” ~ Eriq La Salle
  50. “The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment when you are between asleep and awake when you don’t know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  51. “How do people go to sleep? I’m afraid I’ve lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the nightlight. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.” ~ Dorothy Parker
  52. “The mania started with insomnia and not eating and being driven, driven to find an apartment, driven to see everybody, driven to do New York, driven to never shut up.” ~ Patty Duke

  53. “When they [people with insomnia] start worrying about not sleeping, I’ll say, “Say the mantra to myself; if I don’t sleep tonight, I’ll likely sleep tomorrow, and if not tomorrow then definitely the third” because our body has a way of naturally catching up.” ~ Shelby Harris
  54. “Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake, one must stay awake all day.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  55. “Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  56. “Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch

  57. “On some nights, he has nowhere to sleep, on others he suffers from insomnia. “That’s just how it is,” thinks the warrior. “I was the one who chose to walk this path.”” ~ Paulo Coelho
  58. “Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind.” ~ William Golding
  59. “There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons.” ~ Henry Channon
  60. “I had never feared insomnia before–like prison, wouldn’t it just give you more time to read?” ~ Lorrie Moore

  61. “Love without conversation is impossible.” ~ Mortimer Adler
  62. “The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.” ~ Gaston Bachelard
  63. “I prefer insomnia to anesthesia.” ~ Antonio Tabucchi

  64. “Loneliness, insomnia, and change: the fear of these is even worse than the reality.” ~ Mignon McLaughlin
  65. “I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted. I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights.” ~ Connie Chung , Insomnia quotes sleepless

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