Nap Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old nap quotes, nap sayings, and nap proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.     

Barbara Jordan

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.     


I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.     

Bob Hope

Sometimes I try to take a nap before shows. That clears my head.     

Louis C. K.

There is no point at which you can say, 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'     

Carrie Fisher

Sleep more at night. If it's allowed at work or home, take a nap in the afternoon. You'll be amazed at how much better you'll feel.     

Ben Stein

The replenishing thing that comes with a nap - you end up with two mornings in a day.     

Pete Hamill

But the important thing is to lie down and fall asleep. That little nap means you wake up fresh again and can continue.     

James Levine

My biggest thrill in life is to read in the afternoon until I fall asleep and take a nap.     

Sissy Spacek

No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap.     

Carrie Snow

Ah. Naps are good. I highly advocate naps.     

Andrew W. Marlowe

They should take a nap. Then they'll feel better.     

Ken Sobol

A quick nap right now sounds really good.     

Fred Olen Ray

Naps are nature's hugs!     

Ciro Nieli

Air soul kicks and crushed velvet hats / Hanging off the ave with the beautifulest naps     

Alton Taylor

So it’s gonna get better / You took so many / Through alarming weather / I got so many naps / In my woven sweater     

Trévor Peterson

Lay down boys take a little nap, / Seventeen miles from the Cumberland Gap     

Woody Guthrie

Oh, it takes a lot of energy to do this rap / I feel kinda sleepy, better take a nap / Not too long a nap, two hours, that's a winner / I wouldn't wanna sleep to a roast beef dinner     

Bryon Cole David

If I think of me and you / It makes me take a nap at noon / But if I die before I wake / I won't mind, I'm yours to take     

Frank Jorge Lopes Jr.

Read me some of that / Cause I need you to make me take my nap / And I need you to recognize my friends / Cause they're there even though     

Devendra Banhart

No time to sleep, you better take a nap / Wake up, put in the work, and live the dream     

Joseph Junior Adenuga

Drift away like Tom Sawyer. / Ride a raft with old Huck Finn. / Take a nap like Rip Van Winkle. / Lay streaming again. / Oh play me some mountain music.     

Randy Owen

Taking a nap, / feet planted / against a cool wall.     

Matsuo Basho

Snugly creep and fall asleep, / O come, my baby, do; / Creep into my lap, and with a nap, / We'll break the day in two.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Then lunchtime comes and after that / I might just sit and yap / Sometimes I’ll write a verse or two / Or even take a nap.     

Alan Parry-Booth

I would sleep until infinity / nap / til kingdom come succumbs / to my reality in its totality / vicariously / seeing you as I / see you / my most beautiful / angel     


But for some reason we have been led to believe that once we hit adolescence, we outgrow our need for a nap. Nothing can be further from the truth. The desire for a nap never leaves us.     

Martha Bolton

Again, the nap wasn't the problem--it was the timing.     

Martha Bolton

There are so many benefits to the napping experience, we should all cut ourselves some slack and go ahead and reward our bodies with a little midday siesta.     

Martha Bolton

So napping helps. According to a recent survey, napping is not only healthy, it burns calories too.     

Martha Bolton