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.
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;
When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep … and you’re never really awake. – — Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
. “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.
I don’t sleep at night.
Just another sleepless night.
“Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.” — Jon Stewart
“Sleep is such a luxury, which I can’t afford.” — Unknown
“Oh, insomnia! Ah, well, I know a good cure for it… Get plenty of sleep.” – W. C. Fields.
“I will not sleep until I find a cure for my insomnia.”
Insomnia: Inability to sleep until it is time to get up!
“A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.”
You can’t sleep? Me either, Let’s can’t sleep together.
Morning: Tired, Afternoon: Dying for rest, Night: Can’t sleep.
“Insomniacs exaggerate the pleasures of sleep.” – Marty Rubin
“The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” —W. C. Fields
“Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.” — Jessamyn West
“Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.” — Shannon Fife
“The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Insomnia is very common. Try not to lose any sleep over it.”
“My eye lids are heavy, but my thoughts are heavier.” —Unknown
“I think insomnia is a sign that a person is interesting.” – Avery Sawyer
Dear 3 AM, We have got to stop meeting this way. I’d much rather sleep with you.
“Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.” —Fran Lebowitz
Sleeplessness comes when my thoughts outweigh the night. ~Terri Guillemets
“In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.”
Legend says, when you can’t sleep at night, it’s because you’re awake in someone else’s dream.
“Look on the bright side insomniacs, at least your insomnia keeps most of the spiders out of your mouth.”
“Insomnia is an all-night travel agency with posters advertising faraway places.” – Charles Simić.
“Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking. — Clifton Fadiman
For insomniacs, night steals the morning. ~Terri Guillemets, “Night heist,” 2017
Awake all night with melancholy thoughts… ~George Gilfillan, “The Poets of Night,” Night: A Poem, 1867
What you don’t worry about gives someone else insomnia. ~20,000 Quips & Quotes, Evan Esar, 1968
“The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald
“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.”
“A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.”
“The pattern of insomnia in children reflects the difficulty in getting to sleep, whereas with adults it’s a problem staying asleep.”
“It appears that every mans insomnia is as different from his neighbors as are their daytime hopes and aspirations. — F Scott Fitzgerald
“I think the most common cause of insomnia is simple; it’s loneliness.” —Heath Ledger
Dear Insomnia, Thanks for stopping by lsat night so I can be fully exhausted totaly. I’m so excited!! – Said no one ever.
“The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets.” ― Poppy Z. Brite
“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
“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
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
The night is long and insomnia drags out memories That whirl downstream- Ludwig Zeller,”Body of Insomnia”
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.
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
“Sleep comes more easily than it returns.” — Victor Hugo
“I don’t think insomnia is fixable: I think it’s in my DNA.” —Toyah Willcox
“I am terrified by this dark thing that sleeps in me.” — Unknown
“I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” — Unknown
“Am I sleeping? Have I slept at all? This is insomnia.” – Chuck Palahniuk
“I only sleep with people I love, which is why I have insomnia.” – Emilie Autumn
“Not being able to sleep because that certain someone is on your mind.” — Unknown
“Waking up was a daily cruelty, an affront, and she avoided it by not sleeping.”― Gregory Maguire
“The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets.” — Poppy Z. Brite
“Insomnia has this romantic way of making the moon feel like perfect company.” — Sabrina Benaim
“I can’t go to sleep. You will always be on my mind, even if you are not with me.” — Unknown
“The pattern of insomnia in children reflects difficulty in getting to sleep, whereas with adults it’s a problem staying asleep.” – Robert Epstein
“The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” — Leonard Cohen
“It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.” —Baltasar Gracian
“You can hear it in the midst of the night While your gaze roams the vast plains on the ceiling.”― Erna Grcic
“Insomnia can be a gift. More time for reading, writing and walking. More time to live.” – Luigina Sgarro
“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
“Whoever says sleep equals laziness is probably a bitter insomniac.” – Joyce Rachelle
“Only the insomniac looks on with open eyes, like a cadaver who forgot to die.” — Gyula Krúdy
“A night full of nightmares is way better than a sleepless one.”― Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Anyone who has never experienced insomnia cannot be taken seriously as an individual.” – Simon Brass
“When I want to go to sleep, I must first get a whole menagerie of voices to shut up.” – Karl Kraus
“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
“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
“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
In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.” – Colette
“A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.” – Marcel Proust
“Sleep deprivation is physically miserable and creatively cathartic, as internal landscapes rise up from their dormant ashes.” – Jaeda DeWalt
“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’.
“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
“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
“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
“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’
“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’
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.
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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