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Quotations about Naps


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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, unverified


Sometimes a really good nap feels better than an entire night's sleep. ~Terri Guillemets, "Comforter," 1989


Consciousness: that annoying time between naps. ~Author unknown


Sometimes you just need to take a nap and get over it. ~Maura Stuard, age 9, Irondequoit, New York, 1999  ["Mom was telling me I had to take a nap, and I didn't want to. When I woke up, I thought it's better to nap and get it over with." That piece of wisdom turned into "Sometimes you just need to take a nap and get over it," which won a competition among a thousand youngsters to have their sayings published on Kate Harper Designs "kid quotes" greeting cards. Source: Lauren Stanforth. —tg]


Oh, early every afternoon
I like a temporary swoon.
I do not overeat at luncheon,
I do not broach the bowl or puncheon;
Yet the hour from two to three
Is always sleepy-time to me...
~Ogden Nash (1902–1971), "Cat Naps Are Too Good for Cats"


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


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


Does anyone else ever wake up in the morning, move from the bed to the couch, and then immediately take a nap? Or is that just me? ~Keith Wynn, @moon_descending, tweet, 2020  [written during the coronavirus stay-at-home —tg]


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"


I had napped... earlier — dropping into a dreamless void as soon as the adrenaline left my system... ~Abby Geni, The Wildlands, 2018


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


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


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



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