Quotes about Naps

The nap is a sort of easy version of meditation. ~Tom Hodgkinson, How To Be Idle: A Loafer’s Manifesto, 2004

…rousing himself from a reverie, which had degenerated into an absolute snooze. ~Thomas Ingoldsby, “The Spectre of Tappington,” 1837

No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap. ~Carrie Snow

A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting. ~Terri Guillemets

I now know that there is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled. If he who sleeps, dines, he who naps, nips; but he nips the true Hippocras, the real elixir… The friend of humanity who should confer sleep upon the sleepless would be perhaps the truest friend of all. ~E. V. Lucas (1868–1938), “Thoughts on Sleep”

It’s better to crash into a nap than to nap into a crash. ~Safety saying

Consciousness: that annoying time between naps. ~Author unknown

In bed, I can go for hours. Oh yes, I love naps. ~Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18–81.

Researchers at Harvard say that taking a power nap for an hour in the afternoon can totally refresh you. They say that by the time you wake up you’ll feel so good, you’ll be able to start looking for a new job. ~Jay Leno

Yes: our inalienable right to nap has been taken from us by the agents of industry. ~Tom Hodgkinson, How To Be Idle: A Loafer’s Manifesto, 2004

A nap on a warm day, in the shade, with a breeze, is one of the great pleasures of being. ~Terri Guillemets, “Siesta,” 2007

I drifted into a summer-nap under the hot shade of July, serenaded by a cicadae lullaby, to drowsy-warm dreams of distant thunder. ~Terri Guillemets

Nap Quotations
Original post date: 2000 Jun 25
1st major revision: 2019 May 3