Better Sleep Month: Top 13 Quotes on Sleep

We’re taking a nod from The Better Sleep Council this month to spread the word about the critical relationship between your sleep, your health, and your quality of life. Why, you ask? Only 10% of American adults prioritize sleep over other aspects of their daily life. That's it. As you might suspect, this is one (of many) reasons why approximately 221.4 million individuals have trouble sleeping at least one night per week.

In celebration of Better Sleep Month, we compiled some of our favorite quotes about the most important thing you can do for your health: sleep.

Never waste any time you can spend sleeping.

– Frank H. Knight

Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.

– JoJo Jensen

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

I count it as a certainty that in paradise, everyone naps.

– Tom Hodgkinson

"I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?

– Ernest Hemingway

The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can’t get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.

– Edgar Watson Howe

If  you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.

– Henry Youngman

Sleep is the best meditation.

– Dalai Lama

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.

– Mahatma Gandhi

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.

– Leonardo da Vinci

The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.

– Marilyn Monroe

The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.

– Wilson Mizener

When every inch of the world is known, sleep may be the only wilderness that we have left.

– Louise Erdrich

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