120 Insomnia Quotes For Your Sleepless Nights

Awake all night? Can’t sleep at night? If you are looking for quotes on insomnia, the we’ve rounded up a collection of the best Insomnia quotes, sayings, phrases, captions, (with images and pictures), Funny Insomnia Quotes, and Images, Insomnia wallpapers, pictures for Facebook, WhatsApp etc.!! A dedication to all nocturnes.

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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 and you and you find yourself awake all night is when many others go through the same phase.

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

We have divided these relatable quotes on insomnia in these sections;

  • Famous Insomnia Quotes
  • Short Insomnia Captions
  • Funny Insomnia Quotes
  • Quotes About Insomnia

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

Famous Insomnia Quotes and Sayings

  1. “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.”— Charlotte Bronte

  2. “Insomnia is only mind over mattress.” — Jane Ace

  3. “Insomnia haunted me like regret.”― K. Weikel

  4. “That moment when you wish you could just sleep.”                                                                                         
    insomnia quote
    insomnia quote

  5. “My eyelids are heavy, but my thoughts are heavier.” — Unknown                                                               
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    quotes about insomnia

  6. “Some of the nicest people I know have insomnia!” — Anonymous

  7. “My day starts backwards … I wake up tired and go to bed wide awake.”                                                     
    Insomnia Quotes
    Insomnia Quotes

  8. “Sleepless nights: I’m not a big fan of to be honest.” – Callum Smith                                               
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    sleepless night quotes

  9. “Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it’s time to get up.”

  10. “Sleeping is so hard when you can’t stop thinking about someone.” — Unknown                                                                                                                                                     
    insomnia love quotes
    insomnia love quotes

  11. “Dear Mind, please stop thinking so much at night, I need sleep.” —Unknown

  12. It is a special kind of homelessness to be evicted from your dreams. – Karen Russell                                                                                                                                                               
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    insomnia quotes and sayings

  13. “Insomnia is just another word for chit chat with the demons during bedtime.” —Daniel Saint

  14. “I find the nights long, for I sleep but little, and think much.”― Charles Dickens                                                                                                                                                                     
    Insomnia Quotes Sad
    Insomnia Quotes Sad

  15. “I knew this feeling, the 2 a.m. loneliness that I’d practically invented.” – Sarah Dessen

  16. “Insomnia is a glamorous term for thoughts you forgot to have in the day.” — Alain de Botton

  17. “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

  18. “Brain: I can see you’re trying to sleep, can I offer a selection of your worst memories from the last 10 years?”

  19. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Seuss

  20. “But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost

  21. “Some thoughts are too angry to sleep. They lie awake all night and become obsessions.” – Marty Rubin

  22. “Sometimes I sit up late with my thoughts, reluctant to fall asleep and leave my thoughts alone by themselves.” – Robert Breault

  23. “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

  24. “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

  25. “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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    insomniac quotes

  26. “Insomnia is a vertiginous lucidity that can convert paradise itself into a place of torture.”- Emil Cioran

  27. “Loneliness, insomnia, and change: the fear of these is even worse than the reality.” – Mignon McLaughlin

  28. Insomnia is an indication, not a chaos. Its like ache. You’re not going to provide a patient ache medicine without figuring out what’s reasoning the pain.- Judith Owens

Sarcastic Insomnia Captions And Status Messages

  1. Daydreamer. Nightworker.

  2. “Error 404 sleep not found.”                                                                                                                             
    Insomnia Quotes Funny
    Insomnia Quotes Funny

  3. “Dear brain, please shut up.”

  4. 4AM: Knows all my secrets.                                                                                                                         
    Insomnia Quotes Pictures
    Insomnia Quotes Pictures

  5. My no sleep game too strong.                                                                                                                   
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    insomnia funny quotes

  6. “Insomnia strikes again.”

  7. Keep calm and enjoy no sleep.                                                                                                               
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    insomnia quotes images

  8. “My life has been regulated by insomnia.”

  9. “I wish my mind would sleep.” —Unknown

  10. Due to unfortunate circumstances I am awake.                                                                                     
    Insomnia Status
    Insomnia Status

  11. “My mind decides to run when normal people sleep.” — Unknown                                                     
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    sleepless night quotes images

  12. “I prefer insomnia to anesthesia.” —Antonio Tabucchi

  13. “Dear Insomnia…I think we really need to break-up. I don’t love you anymore.”                                                                                                                                                 
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    dear insomnia funny quotes

  14. I want to sleep but my brain won’t stop talking to itself. — Unknown

  15. “His insomnia was so bad, he couldn’t sleep during office hours.” —Arthur Baer

  16. “The best cure for insomnia is a Monday morning.” —Unknown

  17. “I’m an insomniac, my mind works the night shift.” ― Pete Wentz, Gray

  18. INSOMNIA = 1:51 A.M. + ETERNITY + 1:52 A.M. + ETERNITY + 1:53 A.M. + ETERNITY

  19. When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep … and you’re never really awake. – — Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  20. . “For six months I couldn’t sleep. With insomnia, nothing’s real. Everything is far away. Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

Funny Insomnia Quotes and Status Messages

Insomnia is a sleep disorder which 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, focus, and give up the habit of overthinking.

  1. I don’t sleep at night.

  2. Just another sleepless night.                                                                                                                             
    Insomnia Captions Instagram
    Insomnia Captions Instagram

  3. “Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.” — Jon Stewart

  4. “Sleep is such a luxury, which I can’t afford.” — Unknown                                                     
    No Sleep Insomnia Quotes
    No Sleep Insomnia Quotes


  5. “Oh, insomnia! Ah, well, I know a good cure for it… Get plenty of sleep.” – W. C. Fields.

  6. “I will not sleep until I find a cure for my insomnia.”

  7. Insomnia: Inability to sleep until it is time to get up!                                                                                     
    Insomnia One Liners
    Insomnia One Liners

  8. “A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.”

  9. You can’t sleep? Me either, Let’s can’t sleep together.

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

    Insomnia Images
    Insomnia Images

  11. “Insomniacs exaggerate the pleasures of sleep.” – Marty Rubin

  12. “The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” —W. C. Fields

  13. “Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.” — Jessamyn West

  14. “Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.” — Shannon Fife

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

  16. “Insomnia is very common. Try not to lose any sleep over it.”                                                                   
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    insomnia humor quotes

  17. “My eye lids are heavy, but my thoughts are heavier.” —Unknown

  18. “I think insomnia is a sign that a person is interesting.” – Avery Sawyer

  19. Dear 3 AM, We have got to stop meeting this way. I’d much rather sleep with you.                                                                                                                                                           
    Funny Insomnia Memes
    Funny Insomnia Memes

  20. “Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.” —Fran Lebowitz

  21. Sleeplessness comes when my thoughts outweigh the night. ~Terri Guillemets

  22. “In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.”

  23. Legend says, when you can’t sleep at night, it’s because you’re awake in someone else’s dream.

  24. “Look on the bright side insomniacs, at least your insomnia keeps most of the spiders out of your mouth.”

  25. “Insomnia is an all-night travel agency with posters advertising faraway places.” – Charles Simić.

  26. “Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking. — Clifton Fadiman

  27. For insomniacs, night steals the morning. ~Terri Guillemets, “Night heist,” 2017

  28. Awake all night with melancholy thoughts… ~George Gilfillan, “The Poets of Night,” Night: A Poem, 1867

  29. What you don’t worry about gives someone else insomnia. ~20,000 Quips & Quotes, Evan Esar, 1968

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

  31. “If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.”

  32. “A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.”

  33. “The pattern of insomnia in children reflects the difficulty in getting to sleep, whereas with adults it’s a problem staying asleep.”

  34. “It appears that every mans insomnia is as different from his neighbors as are their daytime hopes and aspirations. — F Scott Fitzgerald

  35. “I think the most common cause of insomnia is simple; it’s loneliness.” —Heath Ledger

  36. Dear Insomnia, Thanks for stopping by lsat night so I can be fully exhausted totaly. I’m so excited!! – Said no one ever.                                                                                   

    Dear Insomnia Quotes
    Dear Insomnia Quotes

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

    Famous Insomnia Quotes
    Famous Insomnia Quotes

  38. “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

  39. “He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it is probably only insomnia. Many must have it.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Clean Well Lighted Place

  40. O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee. That thou no more will weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness? – William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2

  41. The night is long and insomnia drags out memories That whirl downstream- Ludwig Zeller,”Body of Insomnia”

  42. That’s the advantage of insomnia. People who go to be early always complain that the night is too short, but for those of us who stay up all night, it can feel as long as a lifetime. You get a lot done.

  43. When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep. Praise God for these two insomnias! And the difference between them. ~Rumi, interpreted by Coleman Barks, 1979

Quotes About Insomnia

  1. “Sleep comes more easily than it returns.” — Victor Hugo

  2. “I don’t think insomnia is fixable: I think it’s in my DNA.” —Toyah Willcox

  3. “I am terrified by this dark thing that sleeps in me.” — Unknown

  4. “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” — Unknown

  5. “Am I sleeping? Have I slept at all? This is insomnia.” – Chuck Palahniuk

  6. “I only sleep with people I love, which is why I have insomnia.” – Emilie Autumn

  7. “Not being able to sleep because that certain someone is on your mind.” — Unknown

  8. “Waking up was a daily cruelty, an affront, and she avoided it by not sleeping.”― Gregory Maguire

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

  10. “Insomnia has this romantic way of making the moon feel like perfect company.” — Sabrina Benaim

  11. “I can’t go to sleep. You will always be on my mind, even if you are not with me.” — Unknown

  12. “The pattern of insomnia in children reflects difficulty in getting to sleep, whereas with adults it’s a problem staying asleep.” – Robert Epstein

  13. “The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” — Leonard Cohen

  14. “It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.” —Baltasar Gracian

  15. “You can hear it in the midst of the night While your gaze roams the vast plains on the ceiling.”― Erna Grcic

  16. “Insomnia can be a gift. More time for reading, writing and walking. More time to live.” – Luigina Sgarro

  17. “If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.” —Dale Carnegie

  18. “Whoever says sleep equals laziness is probably a bitter insomniac.” – Joyce Rachelle

  19. “Only the insomniac looks on with open eyes, like a cadaver who forgot to die.” — Gyula Krúdy

  20. “A night full of nightmares is way better than a sleepless one.”― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  21. “Anyone who has never experienced insomnia cannot be taken seriously as an individual.” – Simon Brass

  22. “When I want to go to sleep, I must first get a whole menagerie of voices to shut up.” – Karl Kraus

  23. “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

  24. “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

  25. “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

  26. In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.” – Colette

  27. “A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.” – Marcel Proust

  28. “Sleep deprivation is physically miserable and creatively cathartic, as internal landscapes rise up from their dormant ashes.” – Jaeda DeWalt

  29. “It’s sad to fall asleep. It separates people. Even when you’re sleeping together, you’re all alone.” – J.L. Merrow, ‘Pricks And Pragmatism’.

  30. “Insomnia is an increasing problem. I’ve become convinced that sleep disorders are perhaps the most overlooked, ignored, underrated cause of health and performance problems in the workplace.” —Sean Sullivan

  31. “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 on hour more of sleep and live.” — Sylvia Plath

  32. “Insomnia is an increasing problem. I’ve become swayed that sleep disorders are conceivably the most unnoticed, ignored, underrated reason of health as well as performance problems in the place of work.” – Sean Sullivan

  33. “Somniphobia, the fear of sleep, is one specific phobia sometimes associated with general sleep difficulty or insomnia. There are several sleep disorders that could lead to a fear of sleep.” – Colleen E. Carney, ‘Insomnia And Anxiety’

  34. “Insomnia as a symptom is a feature of many anxiety disorders. Insomnia can also be an important comorbid condition in anxiety disorders. There can be subjective complaints and EEG-verified sleep disturbances across the range of Anxiety Disorders.” – Colleen E. Carney, ‘Insomnia And Anxiety’

Sleepless Nights?

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, heartbreaks, can cause insomnia.

Being awake all night can drain off your energies, can make you irritable, restless, and cranky. So a well rested body and mind is 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.

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

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After consistent hard work in gym, work, life, your body and mind needs some time off to revive and refuel its lost energies. The inspirational quotes will encourage you to make time for yourself 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, focus, and give up the habit of overthinking.

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