Insomnia Quotes:- Insomnia, also known as sleeplessness, is a sleep disorder where people have trouble sleeping. Insomnia can be short term, lasting for days or weeks, or long-term, lasting more than a month. They may have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep as long as desired. Insomnia is typically followed by daytime sleepiness, low energy, irritability, and a depressed mood. It may result in an increased risk of motor vehicle collisions, as well as problems focusing and learning. The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old insomnia quotes, insomnia sayings, and insomnia proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


List Of Motivational Insomnia Quotes And Sayings


Insomnia is a vertiginous lucidity that can convert paradise itself into a place of torture.

-Emil Cioran



The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.

-W. C. Fields



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

-Sidonie Gabrielle Colette



Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.

-Clifton Fadiman



The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4 am knows all my secrets.

-Poppy Z. Brite



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

-Leonard Cohen



Sleep is such a luxury, which I cant afford.

-Robin Sikarwar



It is a special kind of homelessness to be evicted from your dreams.

-Karen Russell



Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.

-Shannon Fife



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.

-Dale Carnegie


Famous Inspirational Insomnia Quotes And Proverbs


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



A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.

-Charlotte Bronte



Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.

-Jon Stewart



Insomnia is an indication, not a chaos. It’s like an ache. Youre not going to provide a patient ache medicine without figuring out whats reasoning the pain.

-Judith Owens



Not being able to sleep is terrible. Do you have the misery of having partied all night? Without the satisfaction.

-Lynn Johnston



Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.

-Jessamyn West



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

-Marcel Proust



When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep, and you’re never really awake.

-Chuck Palahniuk



The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.

-F. Scott Fitzgerald



Sleep deprivation is physically miserable and creatively cathartic, as internal landscapes rise up from their dormant ashes.

-Jaeda Dewalt


Top 10 Humorous Insomnia Quotes And Proverbs


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

-Robert Epstein



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.




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

-Sean Sullivan Quotes



It appears that every mans insomnia is as different from his neighbors as are their daytime hopes and aspirations.

-F Scott Fitzgerald



That’s the advantage of insomnia. People who go to 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.

-Banana Yoshimoto



His insomnia was so bad, he couldn’t sleep during office hours.

-Arthur Baer



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




Sometimes I sit up late with my thoughts, reluctant to fall asleep and leave my thoughts alone by themselves.

Robert Brault



I hate it when my foot falls asleep during the day because that means it’s going to be up all night.

-Steven Wright

Physical activity within four hours of bedtime and illness can also cause this type of insomnia.

-Alistair Sinclair