Quotes about sleep

“Early rising may not be a vice . . . but it is certainly no virtue. The old saw about the early bird just goes to show you that the worm should have stayed in bed. I can’t stand people who are smug about how early they get up. ”

“. . . getting up early does not get more work done . . . anymore than you can make a piece of string longer by cutting off one end and tying it onto the other. You get less work done if you persist in getting up yawning and still tired. You aren’t sharp and you make mistakes and have to do it over. ”

“. . . he would not willingly attend Judgement day if it was held before noon.”

“Waking a person unnecessarily should not be considered a capital crime. For the first offense, that is.”

Time Enough For Love – Robert Heinlein

“Rest can be as deadly a weapon as a pistol or a grenade.”

Halo: The Fall of Reach – Eric Nylund