Gaston Bachelard Quote: “The repose of sleep refreshes only…”

The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.

Gaston Bachelard

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Name: Gaston Bachelard
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: French
Birthday: June 27, 1884
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