„Open your eyelids, will you all, and let your brains leave sleep behind.“
Pandite sultis genas et corde relinquite somnum.

—  Ennius, As quoted by Festus, in De verborum significatione (Loeb translation)
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„... and you may sleep quietly in your beds.“

—  John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher Royal Navy admiral of the fleet 1841 - 1920
Speech at The Royal Academy Banquet, 1903, regarding the threat of invasion. p. 83. https://archive.org/stream/cu31924027924509#page/n113/mode/1up The phrase 'Sleep quiet in your beds' appears in Records, p. 85 https://archive.org/stream/cu31924027924509#page/n116/mode/1up and Memories, p. 202. https://archive.org/stream/memoriesbyadmira00fishuoft#page/202/mode/1up The phrase 'So sleep easy in your beds' was used for the title for the sixth episode of the BBC documentary The Great War.

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„If your children ever find out how lame you really are, they’ll murder you in your sleep.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993
To tourists at the Whisky-a-Go-Go, Los Angeles CA, December 1965 Liner notes for the album Freak Out! (27 June 1966).

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