120 Insomnia Quotes For Your Sleepless Nights

Awake all night? Can’t sleep at night? If you are looking for quotes on insomnia, I’ve rounded up a collection of the best Insomnia quotes, sayings, phrases, and captions, (with images and pictures) dedicated to all nocturnes who find it difficult to sleep at night.

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Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking up too early and feeling tired during the day. It can have many causes, such as stress, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, or certain medications.

The effects of insomnia can be far-reaching, including decreased productivity, impaired cognitive function, mood disturbances, and increased risk of accidents or injuries.

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This post is dedicated to all Insomniacs. Some nights it feels like it’s impossible to fall asleep. Like, you know you have to get to sleep soon because you have a big day tomorrow, but you just cannot seem to turn everything off.

When your thoughts take over your sleep, your mind is restless and wandering in thoughts that don’t let you sleep.

Insomnia and trouble sleeping can be caused by a number of factors, namely, loneliness, depression, anxiety, hurt, overwork, stress, heredity, headache, and more. #insomniaquotes

There are numerous quotes about insomnia that capture the various aspects of this complex condition. Some quotes are humorous, highlighting the absurdity of lying awake at night, while others are more philosophical, exploring the deeper meanings of sleeplessness.

Don’t forget to check out our collection of nap quotes and good night images to wish your loved ones a good night.

Top 10 Insomnia Quotes

  1. “Insomnia haunted me like regret” ― K. Weikel
  2. “Insomnia is only mind over mattress.” — Jane Ace
  3. “I prefer insomnia to anesthesia.” —Antonio Tabucchi
  4. “Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.” — Jon Stewart
  5. “Sleep comes more easily than it returns.” — Victor Hugo
  6. “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.” — Charlotte Bronte
  7. “The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” —W. C. Fields
  8. “I’m an insomniac, my mind works the night shift.” — Pete Wentz
  9. “You are the biggest enemy of your own sleep.” — Pawan Mishra
  10. “Some of the nicest people I know have insomnia!” — Trisha.J

Quotes On Insomnia

  1. “My eyes are open but my mind is asleep.” — Unknown
  2. “The only time I have problems is when I sleep.” — Tupac Shakur
  3. “Sleeping is so hard when you can’t stop thinking.” ― Unknown
  4. “The night felt very long, but it ended as all nights do.” ― Laini Taylor
  5. “I want to sleep but my brain won’t stop talking to itself.” — Unknown
  6. “Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.” — Jessalyn West
  7. “Dear Mind, please stop thinking so much at night, I need sleep.” — Unknown
  8. “Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.” — Fran Lebowitz
  9. “Hello darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again.” ― Paul Simon
  10. “Your dreams may seem impossible to someone with insomnia.” — Junnita Jackson

Sleepless Night Quotes

  1. “My brain has too many tabs open.” — Unknown
  2. “There will be sleeping enough in the grave.” — Benjamin Franklin
  3. “I want to sleep but my brain won’t stop talking to itself.” — Unknown
  4. “I’m so exhausted and yet I feel like I’ll never sleep again.” ― Maya Banks
  5. “My nights are for overthinking. My mornings are for oversleeping.” ― Unknown
  6. “Sleeplessness comes when my thoughts outweigh the night.” — Terri Guillemets
  7. “Staring at the blue sky causes insomnia to occur in the human.” — Steven Magee
  8. “When I want to go to sleep, I must first get a whole menagerie of voices to shut up.” — Karl Kraus
  9. “The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” — Leonard Cohen
  10. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Seuss

Quotes About Insomnia

  1. “That moment when you wish you could just sleep.” — Unknown

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    insomnia quote
  2. “My eyelids are heavy, but my thoughts are heavier.” — Unknown

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    quotes about insomnia
  3. “My day starts backwards … I wake up tired and go to bed wide awake.” — Unknown

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    Insomnia Quotes
  4. “Sleepless nights: I’m not a big fan of to be honest.” — Callum Smith

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    sleepless night quotes
  5. “Sleeping is so hard when you can’t stop thinking about someone.” — Unknown

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  6. It is a special kind of homelessness to be evicted from your dreams. — Karen Russell

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    insomnia quotes and sayings
  7. “I find the nights long, for I sleep but little, and think much.”― Charles Dickens

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    Insomnia Quotes Sad
  8. “Between the midnight and the morning: on a given day, that’s the hardest stretch of time to fill.”― Luis Joaquin M Katigbak

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  9. “Error 404 sleep not found.”

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    Insomnia Quotes Funny
  10. 4AM: Knows all my secrets.

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    Insomnia Quotes Pictures

Quotes About Sleepless Nights

  1. “I think the most common cause of insomnia is simple; it’s loneliness.” — Heath Ledger
  2. “My life has become an endless cycle of ‘I can’t sleep’ and ‘I can’t stay awake.’” — Unknown
  3. “There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night.” — Marie de R. Chantal
  4. “A night full of nightmares is way better than a sleepless one.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  5. “Some thoughts are too angry to sleep. They lie awake all night and become obsessions.” – Marty Rubin
  6. “Insomnia is the act of pushing through sleep to achieve the art of insane creativity.” ― Todd Stocker
  7. “Insomnia has this romantic way of making the moon feel like perfect company.” — Sabrina Benaim
  8. “Insomnia never comes to a man who has to get up exactly at 6’ Clock. Insomnia troubles only those who can sleep any time.” – Elbert Hubbard
  9. “Insomnia is an indication, not a chaos. It’s like ache. You’re not going to provide a patient ache medicine without figuring out what’s reasoning the pain.” — Judith Owens
  10. “There is a gulf fixed between those who can sleep and those who cannot. It is one of the great divisions of the human race.” ― Stephen King, Insomnia

Funny Quotes On Insomnia

  1. “The best cure for insomnia is a Monday morning.” — Unknown
  2. “You can’t sleep? Me either. Let’s can’t sleep together.” — Unknown
  3. “I think insomnia is a sign that a person is interesting.” ― Avery Sawyer
  4. “Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it’s time to get up.” — Unknown
  5. “His insomnia was so bad; he couldn’t sleep during office hours.” — Arthur Baer
  6. “I finally got eight hours of sleep. It took me three days, but whatever.” — Unknown
  7. “If you really want to mess someone up, you sleep deprive them.” ― Steven Magee
  8. “Look on the bright side insomniacs, at least your insomnia keeps most of the spiders out of your mouth.” — Unknown
  9. “Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.” — Clifton Fadiman
  10. “Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night… without the satisfaction.” — Lynn Johnston

Best Quotes About Insomnia

  1. “Insomniacs exaggerate the pleasures of sleep.” – Marty Rubin
  2. “Whoever says sleep equals laziness is probably a bitter insomniac.” ― Joyce Rachelle
  3. “Only the insomniac looks on with open eyes, like a cadaver who forgot to die.” — Gyula Krúdy
  4. “Insomnia = 1:51 a.m. + eternity + 1:52 a.m. + eternity + 1:53 a.m. + eternity.” — Unknown
  5. “It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.” —Baltasar Gracian
  6. “Legend says that when you can’t sleep at night it’s because you’re awake in someone else’s dream” ― Unknown
  7. “Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.” — Shannon Fife
  8. “Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” — Alain de Botton
  9. “I’ve always envied people who sleep easily. Their brains must be cleaner, the floorboards of the skull well swept, all the little monsters closed up in a steamer trunk at the foot of the bed.” — David Benioff
  10. “Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.” — Clifton Fadiman
  11. “The worst things: to be in bed and sleep not, to want for one who comes not, to try to please and please not.” — Proverbs
  12. “I wonder why I don’t go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip an hour more of sleep and live.” — Sylvia Plath

Short Insomnia Captions (Sarcastic)

  1. “I don’t sleep at night.”— Unknown
  2. “Insomnia strikes again.”— Unknown
  3. “Daydreamer. Nightworker.”— Unknown
  4. “Dear brain, please shut up.”— Unknown
  5. “I wish my mind would sleep.”— Unknown
  6. “My life has been regulated by insomnia.”— Unknown
  7. “I will not sleep until I find a cure for my insomnia.”— Unknown
  8. “Nothing is louder than overthinking after midnight.”— Unknown
  9. “At night, I can’t sleep. In the morning, I can’t wake up.” — Unknown
  10. “Due to tonight’s lack of sleep, tomorrow has been canceled.” — Unknown

Sad Insomnia Quotes

  1. “The loneliest thing in the world is lying awake beside someone asleep.”― Rebecca Makkai
  2. “Insomnia is just another word for chit-chat with the demons during bedtime.” — Daniel Saint
  3. “Insomnia can be a gift. More time for reading, writing, and walking. More time to live.” ― Luigina Sgarr
  4. “When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep, and you’re never really awake.” — Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
  5. “The scary thing about having insomnia is not the hours lost for sleeping but the re-run of thoughts you’ve been trying to forget.” — Unknown
  6. “I’m awake and I can’t sleep. The more I’m awake, the more I see, and the harder to sleep.” ― Donna Lynn Hope
  7. “The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night, when there are so many urgent things needing to be done.” — Donald Knuth
  8. “When the sun goes down, the insomniac dreams of having a nightmare, just to get some sleep in this too-loud world.” ― Vivian Pham
  9. “Insomnia, then, is not just a state of sleeplessness, a matter of negatives. It involves the active pursuit of sleep. It is a state of longing.” – Marina Benjamin
  10. “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.” ― Unknown

No Sleep Quotes

  1. “For insomniacs, night steals the morning.” — Terri Guillemets
  2. “Not being able to sleep because that certain someone is on your mind.” — Unknown
  3. “The creak of bed springs suffering under the weight of a restless man is as lonely a sound as I know.” — Patrick deWitt
  4. “I’ve got a bad case of the 3:00 am guilts – you know, when you lie in bed awake and replay all those things you didn’t do right? Because, as we all know, nothing solves insomnia like a nice warm glass of regret, depression, and self-loathing.” ― D.D. Barant, Dying Bites

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Insomnia is a sleep disorder that can be very taxing mentally and physically. Sometimes overthinking at night doesn’t let you sleep. Here, we have got some relatable insomnia sayings and status messages for all insomniacs if you are awake when the world is sleeping.

Also check out our post on overthinking quotes which will inspire you to have more mental clarity, and focus, and give up the habit of overthinking.

  1. My no-sleep game is too strong.

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    insomnia funny quotes
  2. Keep calm and enjoy no sleep.

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    insomnia quotes images
  3. Due to unfortunate circumstances I am awake.

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    Insomnia Status
  4. “My mind decides to run when normal people sleep.” — Unknown

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    sleepless night quotes images
  5. “Dear Insomnia…I think we really need to break-up. I don’t love you anymore.”

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    dear insomnia funny quotes
  6. Just another sleepless night.

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    Insomnia Captions Instagram
  7. “Sleep is such a luxury, which I can’t afford.” — Unknown

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    No Sleep Insomnia Quotes
  8. Insomnia: Inability to sleep until it is time to get up!
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    Insomnia One Liners

  9. Morning: Tired, Afternoon: Dying for rest, Night: Can’t sleep.

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    Insomnia Images
  10. “The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

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    Insomnia Quotes Pics
  11. “Insomnia is very common. Try not to lose any sleep over it.”

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    insomnia humor quotes
  12. Dear 3 AM, We have got to stop meeting this way. I’d much rather sleep with you.

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    Funny Insomnia Memes
  13. Dear Insomnia, Thanks for stopping by last night so I can be fully exhausted totally. I’m so excited!! – Said no one ever.

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    Dear Insomnia Quotes
  14. “The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets.” ― Poppy Z. Brite

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How To Deal With Insomnia?

If you are dealing with acute insomnia with underlying medical reasons, then it is best to consult a physician/doctor to cure it.

Random thoughts of worry, regrets, depression, anxiety, and heartbreaks, can cause insomnia.

Being awake all night can drain off your energies and can make you irritable, restless, and cranky. So a well-rested body and mind are very important to function effectively in daily life.

Try and be calm before you go to bed. Put your thoughts and stress at rest and try to sleep better.

Sleeping is very important for everyone. Keep a tab on your sleeping patterns and try to sleep peacefully for greater energy throughout the day.

Insomnia is curable with healthy habits, yoga, meditation, and medications, so try and address it at the earliest.

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The inspirational quotes will encourage you to make time for yourself to sleep peacefully at night to get back to work in a better zone.

Also check out our post on me time quotes and self-care quotes which will inspire you to have more mental clarity, and focus, and give up the habit of overthinking.

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