Quotations About / On: SLEEP

  • 1.
    Life itself is a bubble and a skepticism, and a sleep within sleep.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Experience," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
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  • 2.
    Sleep, ignorant of pain, sleep, ignorant of grief, may you come to us blowing softly, kindly, kindly come king.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Philoctetes, l. 827.)
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  • 3.
    when the hunter sleeps at night the animals in the bush make merry
    (we need to be working hard to achieve our goal)
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  • 4.
    We came upon that silent sacred place...in which holy deer make their sleeping space
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 5.
    As seawaves slapped his sloop he slipped down a sweet slope into sleep
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 6.
    I want to sleep in the oven
    because I just burn in the bed
    (Gutter Kisses and a Hug on Garbage Day)
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  • 7.
    I won't sleep
    if that's what it takes
    to not wake up
    as myself
    (Hold Me Under: Poems to Drown to)
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  • 8.
    Life is struggle and sleep.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 9.
    We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
    (William Hazlitt (1778-1830), British essayist. The Plain Speaker, "On Dreams," (1826).)
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  • 10.
    A thinking woman sleeps with monsters.
    (Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet. Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law (l. 26). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.)
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