Quotes about sleep

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„God thinks in the geniuses, dreams in the poets, and sleeps in the other people.“

—  Peter Altenberg Austrian writer and poet 1859 - 1919
Gott denkt in den Genies, träumt in den Dichtern und schläft in den übrigen Menschen. Der Nachlass von Peter Altenberg, p. 20

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„I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.“

—  Isoroku Yamamoto Japanese Marshal Admiral 1884 - 1943
Disputed, Statement made after the attack on Pearl Harbor by Yamamoto as portrayed in the film Tora! Tora! Tora!, this is one of the most quoted remarks attributed to him. Though it is thought that it summarizes his sentiments well, a definite source for this quote has never been provided. William Safire wrote that there is no printed evidence to support this quote. Safire's Political Dictionary, page 666. http://books.google.com/books?id=c4UoX6-Sv1AC&pg=PA666 For more information see the Wikipedia article "Isoroku Yamamoto's sleeping giant quote".

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„I can’t sleep. There’s always somebody not getting treatment. I can’t stand that.“

—  Paul Farmer American anthropologist 1959
Mountains Beyond Mountains, quoted on page 24.

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„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“