50 Relatable Quotes About Sleep For Chronically Tired People

50 Relatable Quotes About Sleep For Chronically Tired People

We’ve all been there: you haven’t even gone to bed yet, but you can already tell you're going to be exhausted in the morning. Unfortunately, some of us feel this tired every day of the week, and these quotes about sleep will help make you feel less alone (but still tired). 

If you’re chronically tired, sleep is your best friend and your favorite hobby. When coworkers complain they’re tired, you roll your eyes because know they have never experienced fatigue the way you do. The recommended amount of sleep per night is eight hours and although you try to reach this goal, it’s never enough.

Regardless of how much sleep you get at night, you never seem to wake up feeling refreshed the next day.

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Thankfully we have a few helpful tips to help you fall asleep and stay asleep. These include putting your phone away an hour before bed, turning your thermostat down, and using essential oils. If you still can’t sleep, melatonin gummies can be bought over the counter and are mild but effective.

While tiredness is a fairly common feeling among adults, it could be chronic fatigue syndrome, which is a condition in which you consistently experience excessive exhaustion that is made worse from activity and does not improve with sleep.

Regardless of your reason for being tired, it may feel like you’re the only one that experiences this. If so here are 50 relatable quotes about sleep for people who are chronically tired that will help you see it’s not just you.

Funny quotes about sleep

1. “There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” —Mindy Kaling

2. “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” —Anthony Burgess

3. “I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at four in the afternoon, I’d be a college graduate today.” —George Foreman

4. “People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” —Leo J. Burke

5. “Saying ‘I’m going to bed’ really means ‘I’m going to lie in my bed and go on my phone’.” —Unknown

6. “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” —Ernest Hemmingway

7. “The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” —Wilson Mizener

8. “A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting.” —Terri Guillemets

9. “Sleep is like a cat; it only comes to you if you ignore it.” —Gillian Flynn

10. “Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.” —Albert Camus

11. “Though sleep is called our best friend, it is a friend who often keeps us waiting.” —Jules Verne

12. “The easiest thing to do in the world is to pull the covers up over your head and go back to sleep.” —Dan Gable

13. “I shall need to sleep for three weeks on end to get rested from the rest I’ve had.” —Thomas Mann

14. “I usually go home and go to sleep, that’s what I do for fun.” —Marsai Martin

15. “I don’t even know how to behave without my sleep. I would be a horrible person to be around, cranky.” —Bozoma Saint John

16. “I am tired of being tired and talking about how tired I am.” —Amy Poehler

17. “Well being tired is a lot better than being dead, man.” —Larry Ferguson

18. “I’m so tired, even my tiredness is tired.” —Unknown

19. “I’m in love with my bed but my alarm clock won’t let us be together.” —Unknown

20. “It doesn’t matter if I sleep for 2 hours or 13 hours, I will still be tired the next day.” —Unknown

21. “Sleep is the best meditation.” —Dalai Lama

22. “'Go to bed and you’ll feel better tomorrow’ is the human version of 'Did you try turning it off and on again?'” —Unknown

23. “I usually take a two-hour nap from 12-4 pm.” —Yogi Berra

24. “When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap.” —Tom Hodgkinson

25. “Nap time is my happy hour.” —Unknown

26. “Due to unfortunate circumstances, I am awake.” —Unknown

27. “Never waste any time you can spend sleeping.” —Frank H. Knight

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

29. “There is no hope for a civilization which starts each day to the sound of an alarm clock.” —Unknown

30. “I want to be like a caterpillar. Eat a lot, sleep for a while, wake up beautiful.” —Unknown

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Inspirational quotes about sleep

31. “Fatigue, discomfort, discouragement are merely symptoms of effort.” —Morgan Freeman

32. “The strongest have their moments of fatigue.” —Friedrich Nietzsche

33. “The first virtue in a soldier is the endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.” —Napoleon Bonaparte

34. “Fatigue is what we experience, but it is what a match is to an atomic bomb.” —Laura Hillenbrand

35. “Man was made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.” —Mark Twain

36. “There is a virtue in work and there is a virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” —Alan Cohen

37. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” —Oprah Winfrey

38. “Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.” —Theodore Roosevelt

39. “Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero

40. “Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it.” —Thomas Paine

41. “Never tire yourself more than necessary, even if you have found a culture on the fatigue of your bones.” —Antonin Artaud

42. “You look at anything I’ve been a part of, it’s when the laboring, the fatigue, when some of those things happen, that’s what shows what you’re going to be.” —Jerry Jones

43. “There is mental as well as physical fatigue. You have to cry, scream, keep on repeating the same dialogue till you get it right.” —Chinmayi

44. “There’s the fatigue you have to forget about because the red curtain still has to rise.” —Mireille Mathieu

45. “A man grows tired while standing still.” —Chinese Proverbs

46. “A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” —Leonardo Di Vinci

47. “No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.” —Carrie Snow

48. “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 Steinback

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

50. “Laugh, even when you feel too sick or too worn out or too tired.” —Unknown

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Lindsey Matthews is an editorial intern who focuses on relationships, entertainment, and pop-culture topics.