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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 my greatest inspiration.
Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.
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.
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.
I sometimes suffer from insomnia. And when I can't fall asleep, I play what I call the alphabet game.
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.
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.'
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
Unfortunately, I suffer from insomnia, so my bedtime is as soon as I start to feel the least bit sleepy.
I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia.
Insomnia is a vertiginous lucidity that can convert paradise itself into a place of torture.
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.
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.
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.
I am convinced that during bouts of insomnia, I have sometimes slept without knowing it.
The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.
W. C. Fields
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.
His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours.
The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them?
Eriq La Salle
When I have my moments of insomnia, you'll find me on style.com.
I've had insomnia since I was five years old. I just don't require much sleep. I'm never tired.
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.'
I start work at 5 in the morning and I have a wicked insomnia problem.
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.
I know my music is going well when I don't have insomnia.
Carly Rae Jepsen
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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