Sleep Quotes

Closeup portrait sleepy, funny young woman, fingers keeping eyes open, low energy, trying to stay awake, focused, isolated green background. Negative facial expressions, emotions, feelings, reaction, sleep is for the weak concept.

Sleep is for the Weak: Origins and Meaning

What do you think of when you hear, “Sleep is for the weak”? A sleep-deprived college student reaching for their tenth cup of coffee? An office worker with bloodshot eyes hunched over their keyboard? When Sleep Authorities heard this phrase, we wondered what the origin was; so, we started investigating. Origins of Sleep is for

Napoléon in Sainte-Hélène, by Franz Josef Sandmann.

Let Her Sleep For When She Wakes She Will Shake the World: Origins and Meaning

A quick look through Etsy will reveal countless inspirational boards emblazoned with the seemingly feminist quote, “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.” Or, sometimes, people will mix things up and instead claim, “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move mountains.” Despite how prominent this expression is

Young woman standing between the angel and the devil drawings ; no rest for the wicked concept.

No Sleep for the Wicked: Origins and Meaning

At some point, you’ve probably heard the phrase no sleep for the wicked, or some variation of it. But while this phrase gets tossed around a lot, what exactly does it mean? And how in the world did this phrase come to be, anyway? Origins of No Sleep for the Wicked We hate to break

Closeup portrait sleepy, funny young woman, fingers keeping eyes open, low energy, trying to stay awake, focused, isolated green background. Negative facial expressions, emotions, feelings, reaction, sleep is for the weak concept.
Kristen Greif

Sleep is for the Weak: Origins and Meaning

What do you think of when you hear, “Sleep is for the weak”? A sleep-deprived college student reaching for their tenth cup of coffee? An office worker with bloodshot eyes hunched over their keyboard? When Sleep Authorities heard this phrase, we wondered what the origin was; so, we started investigating. Origins of Sleep is for

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Napoléon in Sainte-Hélène, by Franz Josef Sandmann.
Kristen Greif

Let Her Sleep For When She Wakes She Will Shake the World: Origins and Meaning

A quick look through Etsy will reveal countless inspirational boards emblazoned with the seemingly feminist quote, “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.” Or, sometimes, people will mix things up and instead claim, “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move mountains.” Despite how prominent this expression is

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Young woman standing between the angel and the devil drawings ; no rest for the wicked concept.
Kristen Greif

No Sleep for the Wicked: Origins and Meaning

At some point, you’ve probably heard the phrase no sleep for the wicked, or some variation of it. But while this phrase gets tossed around a lot, what exactly does it mean? And how in the world did this phrase come to be, anyway? Origins of No Sleep for the Wicked We hate to break

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