"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." ~ George Santayana
- Charles Dickens always faced his bed north and had to sleep in the center of his matress.
- Proust used Barbital, a barbiturate to fall asleep.
- Napoleon couldn’t sleep more than three hours every night but it seemed that this was enough for him.
- Marilyn Monroe took up to 20 Phenobarbital daily to help her rest.
- Alexandre Dumas one of the most prolific writers of all time also suffered from insomnia.
- The Earl of Rosebery, the Prime Minister of England for one year, between 1894 and 1895 was forced to resign due to chronic insomnia.
- Margaret Thatcher stated that “Sleep is for wimps” - oh, I agree Margaret