80+ Beautiful Bedtime Quotes For Sweet Dreams

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Feb 03, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
mother and child daughter reading book in bed before going to sleep

We all love sharing bedtime quotes and good night quotes with people close to us, be it through social media or directly.

Sleep is a very necessary requirement for our bodies but it also is a time of peace and relaxation. Hence, we always wish that people we care about get a good night’s sleep.

Good sleep quotes are exactly what we can use to share with our friends and family and wish them a good night.

We generally say “good night” at bedtime but it’s great to share a bedtime quote with someone before bed!

Kissing your loved ones before tucking them at night is a cute way to say goodnight. There is no best bedtime for everyone and it generally varies culture to culture but it’s definitely best for the kids to sleep early!

Parents often engage in a bedtime prayer before bed or they love to read their children bedtime stories or chapters from bedtime books before they go to bed so why not include some inspirational quotes when you say goodnight to your starlight?

We are sure you will love our collection of bedtime quotes which you can use to wish your loved ones with a deep and long sleep before going to bed!

If you find our content interesting, you can definitely check out [sweet dreams quotes] and goodnight quotes.

Bedtime Quotes To Share With Loved Ones

Here are some bedtime quotes you can share with people you love!

1. “My idea of a good night has always been having a lovely meal and a proper conversation.”

– Kirsty Gallacher.

2. “Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.”

– Dylan Thomas, 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night'.

3. “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.”

– William Shakespeare.

4. “You can only sleep in one bed at a time.”

- Nick Rhodes.

5. “Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep.”

- Charles M. Schulz.

6.“The longest way must have its close – the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning.”

– Harriet Beecher Stowe.

7. “Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.”

– A. J. McLean.

8. “I think the best way to get a good night sleep is to work hard throughout the day. If you work hard and, of course, work out.”

– William H. McRaven.

9. “Bedtime is daytime,

and we come into bloom

after midnight.”

- Lenore Kandel.

10. “I just want to say, good night, sweet prince, may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.”

– Harry Dean Stanton.

11. “That’s the advantage of insomnia. People who go to be early always complain that the night is too short, but for those of us who stay up all night, it can feel as long as a lifetime. You get a lot done.”

–  Banana Yoshimoto.

12. "Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.”

– Poppy Z. Brite.

13. “I was walking along and this chair came flying past me, and another, and another, and I thought, man, is this gonna be a good night.”

– Liam Gallagher.

14. "May your protection and your presence bathe this place with peace and safety against the enemy. Good night, Lord. In Jesus's name, Amen."

- Rebecca Barlow Jordan.

15. “The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.”

– E. Joseph Cossman.

16. “I love the silent hour of night, for blissful dreams may then arise, Revealing to my charmed sight, What may not bless my waking eyes.”

– Anne Brontë.

17. "The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night.”

– Haruki Murakami.

18. “It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.”

– Stephen King.

19. “Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night.”

– Virginia Woolf.

20. “Good night, and good luck.”

Edward R. Murrow.

Good Night Quotes To Share Before Bed

We love bedtime prayers and bedtime prayer quotes that are thankful to God. Here are some more good night quotes with a few of them being a bedtime prayer to share before bedtime or before going to bed!

21. “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”

– Edgar Allan Poe.

22. "Dear Lord, thank You for rest. Thank You that I can rest while You continue to hold everything together. Help me rest well and worship You through rest. In Jesus' name, Amen."

- Rachel Olsen.

23. “Maybe night falls because it’s heavy, a thick curtain pulled up over the eyes. Wool blanket.”

– Margaret Atwood.

24. “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”

– Mahatma Gandhi.

25. “May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air.”

– Franz Kafka.

26. “Sleep is such a luxury, which I can’t afford ”

– Robin Sika War.

27. "Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head and kick every worriment out of the bed."

– Edmund Vance Cooke.

28. “A good night in is a series of documentaries.”

– Elizabeth Debicki.

29. “This is the end of the day, but soon there will be a new day.”

– Bernard Williams.

30. “Night is the wonderful opportunity to take rest, to forgive, to smile, to get ready for all the battles that you have to fight tomorrow.”

– Allen Ginsberg.

31. “Always end the day with a positive thought. No matter how hard things were, tomorrow’s a fresh opportunity to make it better.”

– Harry Dean Stanton.

32. “As I close my eyes tonight, I'm praying for loved ones around me, for friends and those who need to know you, Lord. I'm praying that your love, like the billions of stars in the night sky outside, will touch them and help them see who you really are."

- Rebecca Barlow Jordan.

33. "Dear Lord, break me of the need to be busy pursuing a sense of self-worth. Make me secure in who You are and who You’ve made me to be, and as a result, teach me what it means to truly rest. Help me catch my breath. In Jesus’ Name, Amen."

- Max Lucado.

34. “My idea of a good night out is staying in.”

– Martin Freeman.

35. “Goodnight. Sleep awaits those of us who dare to dream.”

– Anthony T. Hincks.

36. “Sleep is God. Go worship.”

- Jim Butcher.

37. “As the night gets dark, let your worries fade. Sleep peacefully knowing you’ve done all you can do for today.”

– Roald Dahl.

38. “The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.”

– Christopher Columbus.

39. “Before you fall asleep every day, say something positive to yourself.”

– Enid Bagnold.

40. “The night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.”

– Vincent van Gogh.

Quotes For Bedtime And Bedtime Affirmations

Here is a collection of more bedtime affirmations and goodnight quotes that include bedtime stories quotes and bedtime sayings.

41. "Night is always darker before the dawn and life is the same, the hard times will pass, everything will get better and sun will shine brighter than ever.”

– Ernest Hemingway.

42. “I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”

– Sarah Williams

43. “Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche.

44. “Day is over, night has come. Today is gone, what’s done is done. Embrace your dreams, through the night. Tomorrow comes with a whole new light."

-  George Orwell.

45. “Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.”

–  Napoleon Bonaparte.

46. “Sleep is the best meditation.”

– Dalai Lama.

47. “Goodnight stars, goodnight air, goodnight noises everywhere.”

– Margaret Wise Brown.

49. “The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.”

– Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

50. “Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.”

– Maya Angelou.

51. “And I start sleeping and dreaming and I think I’ll dream about you, all through the night.”

– John Mayer.

52. “Life always offers you a second chance. is called tomorrow.”

Dylan Thomas.

53. “The night is longer than a day for those who dream & day is longer than night for those who make their dreams comes true.”

– Jack Kerouac.

54. “Good-night dear friend! I say good-night to thee. Across the moonbeams, tremulous and white, bridging all space between us!”

– Hester A. Benedict.

55. “To book your next dream, read before bed!”

- Nanette L. Avery.

56. “Life is full of new beginnings, and a new day tomorrow brings, sleep well.”

– Catherine Pulsifer.

57. “Before you go to bed think about what you left behind in the wake of the day…”

- Nanette L. Avery.

58. “May the good memories of today lull you to sleep.”

– Kate Summer.

59. "O bed! O bed! Delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head.”

- Thomas Hood.

More Sleep Quotes To Share With Your Girl Or Boy From Victor Hugo To Tyler Kent

Here are some more goodnight quotes to wish your kids, or loved ones you want to inspire and motivate more before bedtime. There are a variety of ways to share these quotes every night in today’s world, like social media or a chat application, so don’t refrain from sharing more of these bedtime affirmations!

60. “Never apologize for burning too brightly or collapsing into yourself every night. That is how galaxies are made.”

- Tyler Kent.

61. “I wish for you a good night, a good sleep, and when you awake with energy and passion you will abound.”

– Kate Summers.

62. “The time between good night to good morning, all poetries are mentioned by her with his love and their good memories.”

- Vaishal Sheth.

63. “I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.”

- Roy Orbison.

64. “Sleep is the golden chain that binds health and our bodies together.”

- Thomas Dekker.

65.“We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

- William Shakespeare.

66.“Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close;

Something attempted, something done, has earned a night’s repose.”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 'The Village Blacksmith'.

67. “When I go to bed and cannot sleep, I don’t waste time by counting sheep; I count all my blessings, one by one.”

– Eldred Herbert.

68. “Night is a world lit by itself.”

– Antonio Porchia.

69. “Good night! Good night!

Far flies the light;

But still God's love

Shall shine above,

Making all bright,

Good night! Good night!”

- Victor Hugo.

70. “You can’t change everything in one night, but one night can change everything.”

– John Updike.

71. “Good night now, and rest. Today was a test, You passed it, you’re past it. Now breathe till unstressed.”

– Lin-Manuel Miranda, 'Hamilton'.

72. “We need good quality, restful sleep to feel our best and maintain health; to renew and restore physically as well as psychologically.”

– Howard Van Es.

73. “As you end this day, before you sleep, remember to count your blessings, not your troubles.”

– Catherine Pulsifer.

74. “To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasant dreams and slumbers light.”

– Sir Walter Scott.

75. “To have a good night, give all your worries, and concerns to God in prayer.”

– Catherine Pulsifer.

76. “If you go to bed at night and think about your day and you haven’t laughed very much, then you must jump out of bed and go do something fun.”

– Marlo Morgan.

77. “Going to sleep the same time and waking up the same time is essential for getting a good night’s sleep.”

– Howard Van Es.

78. “Good night, sleep tight, may your dreams take you on a wonderful flight.”

– Kate Summers.

79. “One of the best things you can do to help you find a good night’s rest is to develop a routine for yourself that you stick to each night.”

– Julie Schoen.

80. “Good night! God keep you till the morning, and guard you safe from every harm, I pray.”

– Lyliam Williams.

81. “Forgive everyone before you go to sleep – goodnight.”

– Asad Meah.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for bedtime quotes then why not take a look at wake up quotes, or [morning quotes]?

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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