Top Ten Quotes About Insomnia

Got two hours last night. People mis-understandingly say I'm the early bird. As an insomniac, I'm the 24-hour guy.

The Top Ten

1 "What do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic? You get someone who stays up all night torturing himself mentally over the question of whether or not there's a dog." - David Foster Wallace

I seem to be growing out of my insomnia, and I couldn't be more pleased about that. Got eight hours last night. - PetSounds

2 “Many things--such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly--are done worst when we try hardest to do them.” - C.S. Lewis
3 “When I feel well and in a good humour, or when I am taking a drive or walking after a good meal, or in the night when I cannot sleep, thoughts crowd into my mind as easily as you could wish.” - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
4 "The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world." - Leonard Cohen
5 “There are some nights when sleep plays coy, aloof and disdainful. And all the wiles that I employ to win its service to my side are useless as wounded pride, and much more painful.” - Maya Angelou
6 “Legend says that when you can't sleep at night it's because you're awake in someone else's dream” - Anonymous

Hmmm now this is something good to think about...

Then can I please kill everyone whose dreaming of me with a machete?

Doesn't even have to be a machete. - keycha1n

I must be in a ton of people's dreams then... - TheMeaningOfLifeIs42

7 “O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, 1710. That thou no more will weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness?” - William Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 2
8 “Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.'” - Charles M. Schulz
9 “It is a special kind of homelessness to be evicted from your dreams.” - Karen Russell
10 “In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.” - Colette
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