The first step to take to wake up earlier is to have a nighttime routine that not only encourages you to fall asleep but also guarantees you'll sleep soundly each and every night.
Imagine how asleep or utterly unperceptive and clueless you would have to be not to see yourself as absurd for the most part.
I've been writing lullabies since the beginning. I kind of did it for myself to help myself fall asleep when I really worried, like when I was homeless and I'd fall asleep in my car.
Old people whimper, and cry, and belch, and make great hollow rumbling sounds at table; old people wake up in the middle of the night screaming, and find out they haven't even been asleep; and when old people are asleep, they try to wake up, and they can't... not for the longest time.
I don't like to watch my own movies - I fall asleep in my own movies.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
But you can't focus on things that matter if all you've been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep. You know.
We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
There are hardly five critics in America; and several of them are asleep.
The only time I don't work is when I am asleep.
While their competition is asleep, world-class leaders are up - and they're not watching the news or reading the paper. They are thinking, planning and practicing.
By modulating the amount of blue in our environment, we can help people to relax, or to be alert; to fall asleep, or to stay awake.
The writing life is one long, never-ending search for narrative. Well, it's not even a conscious searching. It happens even while you're busy buying groceries and when you're fast asleep. It's a curse.
My biggest thrill in life is to read in the afternoon until I fall asleep and take a nap.
The gross demonstration of caffeine is that it prevents you from falling asleep. The slightly more nefarious aspect of caffeine is that maybe you can fall asleep, but we know that the depth of deep sleep you're getting if caffeine is still in your system is severely less.
The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he's asleep.
I love discordancy. It makes people ill at ease and wakes up a part of their brain that's normally asleep.
And so we were asleep there in San Diego. And our pilot called us. And his brother was on one of the other planes. And when he was leaving the airport, he saw in his rear view mirror that there was an explosion.
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.
I'm the kind of person who'll have a few drinks and fall asleep at 11.