Creative Sleep: The Power of Creativity in Sleep, Dreams & Quotations


The Lighter Side of Sleep



Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.
- James Stephens
Colourless green ideas sleep furiously.
- Noam Chomsky
The sleeping fox catches no poultry.
- Benjamin Franklin
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
- Vladimir Nabokov
Oversleeping will never make one's dreams come true.
- Unknown
Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
- Fran Lebowitz
To achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep.
- Joan Klempner
A little fact is worth a whole limbo of dreams.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
If all dreams came true, one would fear to fall asleep.
- Neil Eskelin
Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans.
- Candice Bergen
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
- Mark Twain
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.
- Leo Burke
The best eraser in the world is a good night's sleep.
- Orlando A. Battista
A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion.
- Washington Irving
A conscience is like a baby. It has to go to sleep before you can.
- Unknown
Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore and you sleep alone.
- Anthony Burgess
Straightfaced in his cunning sleep he pulls the legs of his dreams.
- Dylan Thomas
Dreams have only one owner at a time. That's why dreamers are lonely.
- Erma Bombeck
It is a shame that when we have a good dream we are asleep at the time.
- P. K. Shaw
Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.
- Marsha Norman
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience; this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain
Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.
- Graffiti
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
- W. H. Auden
Did you sleep well? No, I made a couple of mistakes.
- Steven Wright

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