The best two hours of a night's sleep start precisely an hour before your alarm goes off.
--Linda Welsch

Come, Sleep; O Sleep! the certain knot of peace,
The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe,
The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,
Th' indifferent judge between the high and low.
--Sir Philip Sidney 1554-1586

My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh my friends -- It gives a lovely light!
--Edna St. Vincent Millay

The amount of sleep required by the average person is about ten minutes more...
--attribution unknown

Original: 21 September 1994
Last Modified: Jan 4 07:30 1996 / Ishmael the Fiddler