funny quotation logo


Sleep and Dreams

Quotations about Sleep and Dreams

homethemesSleep and Dreams

Sleep and dreams are essential components of our daily lives. While we sleep, our bodies and minds undergo a range of processes that help us recover and recharge for the following day. The act of sleeping allows our bodies to rest and repair damaged tissues, while our brains consolidate and organize memories, regulate emotions, and process information. Dreams, on the other hand, are a mysterious and fascinating aspect of sleep. They are a combination of images, sounds, and sensations that occur during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Dreams can be incredibly vivid and intense, taking us on wild journeys through our imaginations, or they can be subtle and fleeting, barely remembered upon waking.

For centuries, humans have been fascinated by dreams, attempting to understand their purpose and meaning. Dreams have been interpreted as everything from messages from the gods to reflections of our deepest desires and fears. While the exact purpose and meaning of dreams are still unclear, recent advances in neuroscience have shed new light on this enigmatic phenomenon.

quotations about sleep and dreams

"The amount of sleep required by the average person is about five minutes more." Anon

"I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?" Ernest Hemingway (American novelist, 1899-1961)

Laugh and the world laughs with you, *snore*sing*bore* and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess (English novelist and critic, 1917-93)

"Dreams are free, but pillow talk will cost you." Mae West (American actress, 1892-1980)

"Sleep is like a time machine to breakfast...unless you have a dream, then it's like a time machine to the Twilight Zone." Anon

"Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound *marshmallow.*steak.*carp.* When I woke up, the pillow was gone." Tommy Cooper (British comedian, 1921-84)

"Dreams are like water slides. Sometimes you just have to close your eyes and go with the flow." Anon

"I'm not saying I dreamt about you last night, but I'm not saying I didn't." Anon

I dream of a world where pillows never get too *warm.*large.*cold.* Anon

I never sleep. I just take long *naps.*deep breaths.*trips.* Anon

"I'm not asleep, but that doesn't mean I'm awake." Anon

AI image of Anonymous in the style of Salvador Dali

"I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives." Ralph Waldo Emerson (American philosopher and poet, 1803-82)

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." Leo Burke (Canadian wrestler, 1948-)

"I love sleep because it's like a time machine to breakfast." Anon

AI image of Anonymous in the style of Claude Monet

"I'm so good at sleeping that I can do it with my eyes closed." Anon

AI image of Anonymous in the style of Pablo Picasso

Sleep is *the best meditation.*essential.*amazing!* Dalai Lama

"I don't dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living." Steven Spielberg (American film director and producer, 1947-)

"Dreams are the touchstones of our character." Henry David Thoreau (American naturalist, 1817-1862)

"Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind." William Golding (English novelist, 1911-93)

I love sleep because it is both pleasant and *safe to use.*refreshing.*calming.* Fran Lebowitz (American writer, 1946-)

"There ain't no way to find out why a snorer can't hear himself snore." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

Help Us Improve Funny Quotation (#FuQ)

  • Do you know a great quotation that belongs on this page?
  • Do you disagree with our top three?
  • Do you disagree with something else on this page?
  • Have we credited the wrong person with the quotation?

Find Us Quicker!

  • When using a search engine (e.g., Google, Bing), you will find us quicker if you add #FuQ to your search term.