Best Quotes About Insomnia

His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours. -Arthur Baer

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

The mania started with insomnia and not eating and being driven, driven to find an apartment, driven to see everybody, driven to do New York, driven to never shut up. -Patty Duke

I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia. -Antonio Tabucchi

I'm kind of an insomniac and watch TV late at night. -Monica Keena

The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep. -W. C. Fields

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world. -Leonard Cohen

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia. -Joseph Wood Krutch

Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself. -Emil Cioran

I'm a bit of an insomniac. I go to bed at 5am because I get caught up in watching TV or listening to music at night. -A. J. McLean

I think Vegas is the answer for pregnant people because of insomnia. It's open all the time and you go down and play your silly slots. -Selma Blair

My name is Sherman J. Alexie Jr., and I am an insomniac. -Sherman Alexie

I know my music is going well when I don't have insomnia. -Carly Rae Jepsen

I don't sleep much. It takes me a long time to fall asleep. I'm a bit of an insomniac but, when I fall asleep, I don't ever want to wake up. -Enrique Iglesias

I was proud of working 18 hours a day and sleeping three hours a night. It's something now that has turned into a problem for me: not being able to sleep… having insomnia. -Sean Combs

I start work at 5 in the morning and I have a wicked insomnia problem. -Don Winslow

I have met guys who work the overnight shift at 7-11, selling Slurpees and Camels to insomniacs who have more introspection than a lot of people in the mainstream media. -Bernard Goldberg

I've had insomnia since I was five years old. I just don't require much sleep. I'm never tired. -Nile Rodgers

Unfortunately, I suffer from insomnia, so my bedtime is as soon as I start to feel the least bit sleepy. -Cheyenne Jackson

Being an insomniac only slows me down. I try not to write at night, as I'm concerned that this will affect the quality. -Elliot Perlman

I've had insomnia since I was a little kid and I never sleep well. Sometimes I sleep very badly and sometimes I sleep slightly badly. I get it especially when I'm on tour because you cross a lot of time zones, and I'm not very adaptable. -Moby

I'm an insomniac. Ambien is my best friend. -Johnny Weir

I was a very special child. I did stand-up comedy. I did it all. My family didn't understand. 'Aren't you tired?' I'm like, 'No.' I'm like an insomniac, I hardly sleep, I'm always on the move. -Alessandra Torresani

I am an insomniac. Most of my nights include a moment of wakening. Often I will make my way to the kitchen to make tea and read for awhile. -Jacqueline Novogratz

I am an insomniac. -Josh Hartnett

I'm a bit of an insomniac. I'm always thinking. I've got a lot of ideas for lyrics and shows. I have a notepad by the side of the bed and voice recorders around the house. -Kid Rock

My attention span is all over the place, and I overthink things. I'm an insomniac. -Selena Gomez

I have patches of insomnia, and I'm fascinated by the otherness of the world at night. The stillness. Daytime preoccupations fall away, standards change, thoughts change. It's a canvas for reinvention, I think. -Morag Joss

Some struggle with medical issues – like insomnia – that make sleep hard. But for many of us, the quantity and quality of sleep come down to a matter of choice. Still, only a few enterprising economists have looked closely at this, and generally, those have assumed that we choose our hours of sleep optimally. -Sendhil Mullainathan

If a woman gets insomnia, you never know where you're going to find her furniture the next morning. It's primal. We have so little we can control, but we can perfect the way our room looks. -Nicole Holofcener

Being an insomniac only slows me down. I try not to write at night, as I'm concerned that this will affect the quality. I might have a Scotch to keep me going, but I like to be as awake and as alert as possible. -Elliot Perlman

It's funny because before I joined the cast of 'Heroes,' I was an insomniac. I have suffered from insomnia for, like, so long. Now that I'm on the show, seriously – I sleep like a baby. I'm so tired all the time. -Dana Davis

I became an insomniac, really, hardly slept at all, didn't even try to. And it's carried on. I hate to say I only need as much sleep as Mrs. Thatcher, but I can cope really well on five hours. -Sue Townsend

When I have my moments of insomnia, you'll find me on -Cate Blanchett

I am convinced that during bouts of insomnia, I have sometimes slept without knowing it. -Siri Hustvedt

Sleep resistance, bouts of insomnia, nightmares, night terrors, crawling into bed with parents in the middle of the night – all these are so common among children, it seems fair to call them 'normal.' -Siri Hustvedt

I was 13 when I had my first bout of insomnia. My family was in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the summer, and day never really became night. -Siri Hustvedt

It is tempting to think of this form of insomnia, the inability to fall asleep, as a disease of agency and control: the inability to relinquish high self-reflexive consciousness for the vulnerable, ignorant regions of slumber in which we know not what we do. -Siri Hustvedt

While reading 'David Copperfield' in the middle of the night – probably because of the light, I had insomnia for the first time – I looked out of the window and thought, 'If this is what books can do, this is what I want to do.' -Siri Hustvedt

I sometimes suffer from insomnia. And when I can't fall asleep, I play what I call the alphabet game. -Roz Chast

After Rilo Kiley broke up and a few really intense personal things happened, I completely melted down. It nearly destroyed me. I had such severe insomnia that, at one point, I didn't sleep for five straight nights. -Jenny Lewis

Many of depression's symptoms – exhaustion, insomnia, nausea, headaches, weight loss, weight gain – are physical ailments. -Gayle Forman

I'm an insomniac, so my perfect reader is probably another insomniac. -John Burnside

I was quite an insomniac. I rarely slept as a child. Having God to talk to at night was nice. -Patti Smith

For me, insomnia was something ordinary, and it came and went for ordinary reasons. -G. Willow Wilson

There are whole months at a time when my head is so full of ideas that I wake in the middle of the night and lie in the dark telling myself stories. There are also long, dark nights when I just know I'll never write another word: I'm finished, empty, a husk… Oh dear, yes, twitch, yawn, how I've suffered insomnia for my art. -Debi Gliori

The one thing I'm not tempted to ever do is stop working. Retirement would be too tough for me. As a workaholic and an insomniac, I identified with my subject, General Dumas, who, according to field reports, would ride on patrols without sleep sometimes for two nights on end before going into battle – and winning. -Tom Reiss

Not long ago, in response to a spell of insomnia, I learned some of the principles of meditation, to empty my mind piece by piece. It was like the old game of jacks – cautiously lifting each jack clear of its neighbor until only the empty background remained. -Thomas McGuane

I have several close friends who are insomniacs. Over the years, I've heard their stories about being up in the middle of the night, completely awake. I see them yawn at 11 A.M. and know that, regardless of what they are doing, they'd probably rather be in bed sleeping. I've always had sympathy for them, but I've never really understood it. -Brad Feld

I sometimes suffer from insomnia, and one of the first times it ever happened, I was like, 'I don't know what to do with myself,' so I started writing a song, and by morning, it was finished. It was about how I couldn't sleep… I was 14. -Eliot Sumner

Castor oil has long been a used as a remedy for a whole host of ailments including arthritis, digestion, insomnia and even period cramps. But it also stimulates hair growth. -Franchesca Ramsey

I've lived with insomnia for many years, but I'm making it a priority to address my sleep problems. -Christina Applegate

If you have insomnia, it's important to know you're not alone; there are millions of people also struggling with their sleep. Talk about what you're going through with others, including your doctor, and continue trying new things to help manage your insomnia. -Christina Applegate

The insomnia just perpetuates. I have one bad night, then I get it in my head that I can't sleep. I've been trying these meditation tapes – there are a couple on Spotify – and they're meant to calm you. But they don't seem to work. -Rag'n'Bone Man

I am an insomniac. I wake up at 6 or 6:30 and get out of bed immediately. The coffee starts right away. Then I get to the computer as quickly as possible. I like to start writing when I'm still half-asleep, in a state between dreaming and waking. -Megan Abbott

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