These insomnia quotes will help you better understand and deal with your insomnia because they go to - or you could say come from - the heart of the matter. Originally written by people who understand the real value of sleep but who are also familiar with the nature of psychologically self imposed sleep deprivation, these insomnia quotes can help to provide an insight into insomnia and perhaps assist in ultimately overcoming it.
"A man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep."
"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."
"Don't fight with the pillow, but lay down your head and kick every worriment out of the bed."
Edmund Vance Cooke
"Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it's time to get up."
"There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled."
"Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day."
"Many things, such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly - are done worst when we try hardest to do them."
"Sleep is sweet to the labouring man."
"That we are not much sicker and much madder than we are is due exclusively to that most blessed and blessing of all natural graces, sleep."
"Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep."
"Time, motion and wine cause sleep."
"Even where sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing."
"A well spent day brings happy sleep."
Leonardo da Vinci
"A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow."
"Fatigue is the best pillow."
"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."
"I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia."
"O Sleep, O Gentle Sleep, Nature's Soft Nurse, How Have I Frightened Thee, That Thou No More Wilt My Eyelids Down And Steep My Senses In Forgetfulness?"
"Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking."
"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."
"Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life."
"Come, cuddle your head on my shoulder, dear, your head like the golden rod, and we will go sailing away from here to the beautiful Land Of Nod."
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Hopefully you've enjoyed reading these insomnia quotes and have learned or gained something from them. The key to overcoming insomnia lies in being able to fully physically and mentally - more specifically mentally - relax at bedtime. Hypnosis/self hypnosis is a great drug free way to bring about this necessary relaxation, and Hypnosis Downloads have produced a number of downloads specifically for this purpose. More details are linked to from here.
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