May 2nd, 2004

Life 2 (based on icon from tamnonlinear)

To sleep: perchance to dream ...

I'm just off to bed, so here are some quotes on "sleep"

Night night.

Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
Fran Lebowitz (1950 - )

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1993)

Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
George Carlin (1937 - )

California is the only state in the union where you can fall asleep under a rose bush in full bloom and freeze to death.
William Claude Dunkenfield (W. C. Fields)

Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.
Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931), Essay on Robert Frost, quoted in N. Y.. Times: Obit-Editorial, April 1982

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well used brings a happy death.
Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

At computer screen
I peer, last entry before
First sleep of new spring.
Peter Sheil 1st May 2004