Poor men sleep the best.
Sleep faster—we need the pillows.
When misfortune sleeps, let no one wake her.
There is no woman who sleeps so deeply that the sound of a guitar won’t bring her to the window.
A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.
—Thomas Fuller (1608–61) English Cleric, Historian
It is only in your coffin that you sleep really well.
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
Whoever is ashamed to sleep with his wife will never have children.
The more you know the less will you sleep.
In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.
Who is known as an early riser may sleep longer.
Whenever I work hard for other people, I always sleep on an empty stomach.
If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for in the morning, sleep late.
—Henny Youngman (1906–98) Anglo-American Comedian, Violinist
Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together.
In the hotel of decisions the guests sleep well.
If you want to sleep well, buy the bed of a bankrupt.
Curse your wife at evening, sleep alone at night.
Sleep is the cousin of death.
He who sleeps in a silver bed has golden dreams.
As the master sleeps, the servant dreams.
Evil knows where evil sleeps.
The worst things in life are: To be in bed and sleep not, To want for one who comes not, To try to please and please not.
Eat in Poland, drink in Hungary, sleep in Germany, and make love in Italy.
Sins hide not in your sleep but in your dreams.
Small children won’t let you sleep, bigger children won’t let you live.
If you are threatened by a man, sleep at night, if it is by a woman then stay awake.
Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.
The guard’s sleep is the lamplight of the thief.
Success and rest don’t sleep together.