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200+ Best Good Night Messages for Loved Ones

Finding the right way to send a lover, friend, or family off to sleep can be difficult through a goodnight text or call. This collection of good night messages covers all the bases from sweet love messages and love quotes to send a partner, good night SMS messages to shoot a friend, and/or a nice good night image to tag a family member in. Find the right words to put in a good night text with these awesome goodnight quotes and messages.

Romantic Good Night Messages

  1. Good night my love, please have the sweetest dream of me.
  2. I love you more and more each day. Sleep well darling.
  3. Calm your mind with images of me cuddling you to sleep at night. I love you so much dear, good night.
  4. The moonlight reminds me that we are living under the same sky… sleep peacefully, my love.
  5. I love you as high as the sky and as deep as the ocean. Sleep well, honey.
  6. Think of my arms hugging you to sleep. I love you, good night.
  7. Goodnight my love! Find peace in your rest and dream of us.
  8. I love you to the moon and back darling, goodnight.
  9. I hope your rest is full of sweet dreams. Good night love.
  10. I’m so grateful you are in my life. Sleep well darling.
  11. I can’t wait to talk to you in the morning but, for now, get some rest love. Goodnight.
  12. You’re so adorable, even tangled in sheets at night. Goodnight my love.
  13. Rest your lovely mind. Good night darling.
  14. I cannot wait to wake up tomorrow and see your sweet face. I love you, goodnight.
  15. Seeing you in bed next to me makes me count my blessings. I love you so much, sleep well.
  16. Sleeping by your side reminds me of how lucky I am to have you in my life. Get some good rest, my dear.
  17. Get some wonderful rest love, I cannot wait to spend tomorrow by your side.
  18. I hope I have a lovely dream of you on this peaceful night. I love you, goodnight.
  19. Sleeping by your side brings me nothing but comfort. I love you darling, goodnight.
  20. I love you with all of my heart, goodnight dear.
  21. Sending you all of my love as you drift off to sleep tonight.
  22. Have a good night sleep, my love, I will be right here when you wake up. Goodnight.
  23. I hope this goodnight message relaxes your mind. Get some wonderful rest dear. I love you more than you know, goodnight.
  24. Looking forward to seeing you in a wonderful dream tonight sweetheart. Goodnight.
  25. Get cozy in bed and know how much I love you. Goodnight dear.
  26. I hope your sheets are warm and cozy tonight as you drift off to sleep. I love you so much dear, goodnight.
  27. Think of me as you’re drifting off to sleep tonight. I miss holding you in my arms love. Sleep well.
  28. You are on my mind throughout the day and in my dreams throughout the night. I love you, dear, goodnight.
  29. I am so lucky to have you by my side in life. I love you more and more every day. Goodnight love.
  30. My good night wish is that your rest is full of pleasant dreams my love, sleep well.
  31. Rest your lovely head on a soft pillow and know I am dreaming of you. Goodnight my love.
  32. I’m so grateful I get to spend my life saying goodnight to your beautiful face. I love you, sweetheart. Goodnight.
  33. As the night sky covers us and sends us to sleep, know that you are on my mind. I love you more than you know, goodnight.
  34. Dream a beautiful dream of us. I miss you incredibly. Goodnight.
  35. I hope this good night message brings you a bit of peace and joy. I love you, darling, sleep well.
  36. Sending you a good night hug through this good night love message. Do you feel it? I hope you do… sleep well, my love.
  37. I hope this lovely night brings peace to your sweet mind. I love you, honey. Goodnight.
  38. It’s a wonderful night to lay down and think of my love for you. I couldn’t be more grateful that you’re mine. Sleep well sweetheart.
  39. Sending a hug and kiss with this sweet good night. I adore you, sleep well.
  40. Sending a hug from afar. I love you more than you know dear, feel my arms around you now. Goodnight.
  41. I spend many sleepless nights with you on my mind. Have a beautiful night full of rest my love. Goodnight.
  42. With each romantic good night message, my heart grows fuller with love for you. Sleep well, darling.
  43. A beautiful night to send a lovely partner to sleep. I love you sweetheart, goodnight.
  44. I cannot wait to hear your voice in the morning but, for now, sweet dreams love.
  45. I hope the morning comes quickly so I can hear your voice sooner. Goodnight my love, until we say good morning.
  46. Get some beauty rest my love. I can’t wait to see you in the morning. Goodnight.
  47. I hope this romantic text brings sweet memories of us. I miss you my love, have a sweet dream tonight.
  48. Sending a good night hug and a romantic nighttime kiss. I hope you feel my warmth as I send you this good night love message. Sweet dreams.
  49. This romantic good night message is meant to show you how grateful I am that you are mine and how lucky I feel each and every day I get to hear your voice and see your beautiful face. I love you, dear. Goodnight.
  50. I hope this beautiful night sky brings you peaceful sleep and pleasant dreams my love. I can’t wait to have you in my arms again. Goodnight.

Good Night Messages for Friends

  1. I hope you have a good night’s sleep, my friend!
  2. Rest well friend, I look forward to more adventures tomorrow.
  3. I’m so grateful to have a friend like you in my life. Get some good sleep.
  4. I feel so lucky for our friendship. I hope you get wonderful rest, goodnight.
  5. I hope you had a lovely night and that you get great sleep friend. Talk tomorrow!
  6. Get some sound sleep and we will talk in the morning. Good night friend!
  7. Relax your mind and escape the worries of today by getting good rest tonight. Goodnight friend.
  8. Through it all, I’m grateful to have a friend like you by my side. Sleep well.
  9. Can’t wait to hang out tomorrow! Goodnight.
  10. Sweet dreams friend. Excited to talk in the morning! Goodnight.
  11. Thanks for the laughs and great memories today. Sleep well, my friend!
  12. A friend like you makes the world easier to live in. Sweet dreams.
  13. Having a friend like you to walk through life with is the greatest blessing of all. Get some good rest best friend!
  14. You are the best person to laugh with, the only shoulder to cry on, and the best friend I could have. Rest well tonight!
  15. While tonight closes a day of adventure, tomorrow brings new opportunities for us! Can’t wait to see you tomorrow friend, sleep well.
  16. Life would be awfully lonely without a friend like you around. Thank you for being here. Sweet dreams!
  17. Thanks for being here for me all these years; I don’t know what I would do without you. Sleep well, my friend.
  18. A best friend like you makes each day more exciting than the last. I love you, friend, sleep well.
  19. I don’t know where I would be without you in my life! Your friendship means more to me than you know. Rest well.
  20. “Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there.” –Christy Evans

Funny Good Night Messages

  1. Do the world a favor and get some shut-eye, will you? Night.
  2. How great it would be if some people didn’t wake up in the morning… I’m talking about you! Rest well!
  3. Get some rest before the bed bugs start munching! Goodnight.
  4. Night night, don’t let the bed bugs bite; after all, I think I saw one in your bed earlier. Sleep well!
  5. Despite the size of your tiny bed, be sure to have king-size dreams. Goodnight!
  6. Nighttime is for dreaming while the morning is for realizing your dreams are dead. So, go see the dreams now while you can. Good night!
  7. The sooner you go to sleep, the sooner you can wake up and see me. Goodnight!
  8. Hope the boogeyman isn’t hiding in your closet tonight! Sleep well.
  9. Hope your dreams are as sweet as I am. Goodnight!
  10. Don’t let your toes hang off the bed tonight, I saw a monster hiding in the closet who wants to nibble them off. Just kidding, sweet dreams!
  11. Other than breathing, sleeping is the only thing you’re good at so, get started now! Night.
  12. I hope you have sweet dreams tonight of the loveliest person you know, but I’m kind of busy tonight so no promises I can make it, okay? Night.
  13. Your bed just called and said it was lonely. Go comfort it, goodnight!
  14. Nothing means more to me than you, except for a good night’s sleep so, goodnight!
  15. Welcome to Beauty Rest airlines! Fasten your sheets, plump your pillows, and get ready for a blast into dreamland. Goodnight!
  16. You must be exhausted from looking so hot all day, time to take a load off, and get some rest!
  17. I wish I could be cuddled half as hard as your pillows right now. Sleep well!
  18. While you are the most attractive person I know, I still don’t want you looking like a zombie so, goodnight!
  19. Having me on your mind all day can be tiring I’m sure so get some sleep love!
  20. You don’t want to pass out at your desk tomorrow so get some shut-eye tonight! Sleep well.
  21. Hey, stop hitting the “Next Episode” button on Netflix and get some rest. Night!
  22. Laugh and the world laughs alongside you but, snore and you sleep alone. Goodnight!
  23. Everyone has an annoying friend in their life and if you don’t have one then it’s probably you. Just kidding friend, sweet dreams!
  24. I want to text but I keep dropping my phone on my face so, goodnight!
  25. If you felt a little bored, sick, lost, or sad, know that your day lacked some Vitamin Me! Can’t wait to fix that tomorrow, sleep well.

Good Night Messages for Family

Messages for a Mother

  1. A wonderful mother like you deserves a night of rest and tranquility. Sleep well, mom.
  2. Thank you for all the nights of tucking me in as a child. I hope you have a great night of rest mom!
  3. Life would be much harder without an amazing mom like you looking out for me. I hope you have a great night’s sleep.
  4. I love you, mom! Rest your head and have sweet dreams tonight.
  5. The day is done and now it’s time to rest. Have sweet dreams mother.
  6. I know you worry but your day is complete so, get some rest. Thank you for being the best, goodnight mom.
  7. The best mom deserves the best night’s sleep! Goodnight.
  8. Enjoy a night of rest with no worries on your mind. Sweet dreams ma.
  9. A sweet mother like you is worthy of the sweetest dreams. Sleep well mama.
  10. Rest up mom, tomorrow is a new day. I love you.
  11. Time to get your beauty sleep mama, goodnight!
  12. They say a good night’s sleep helps a worried mind. Sleep well, mom!
  13. I’m so lucky I have a mother that’s also my best friend. Goodnight mom.
  14. A pretty mama like you deserves her beauty sleep! Goodnight.
  15. Boy how the times have changed. We’ve gone from you staying up and saying goodnight, to me staying up and saying goodnight to you. Sleep well, mom!

Messages for a Father

  1. Sleep well daddio, excited to see you tomorrow!
  2. Thanks for being an inspiration in my life dad, sleep well.
  3. A hardworking father like you deserves an awesome night’s rest. Sweet dreams!
  4. Thank you for looking out for me all of these years dad, I love you. Goodnight.
  5. There is no one else I would rather kid around with. Thanks for being the best dad, goodnight.
  6. A great dad deserves a great night’s rest. Sweet dreams daddy.
  7. I will always be a daddy’s girl! Goodnight dad.
  8. Thank you for making life easier pa, love you. Sleep well.
  9. Daddy, there is always room to be silly tomorrow. For now, get some sleep. Night!
  10. After a long day of being an awesome dad, it’s time to rest your head and mind. Sleep, well father.

Messages for Siblings

  1. Even though you get on my nerves sometimes, I still don’t know what I would do without you, sis. Goodnight.
  2. Thanks for looking out for me all of these years big brother, I love you. Goodnight.
  3. Sleep well sis, you need the beauty rest.
  4. Get a good night’s sleep bro, tomorrow’s a new day.
  5. I had a great day with you guys! So happy you’re my siblings. Sleep well.
  6. After a day of fighting, it’s time to make up and go to bed. Good night my siblings.
  7. You’ll always be my favorite person to gossip with. Love you sister, night.
  8. You’ll always be one of my biggest role models. Love you brother, goodnight.
  9. There’s no one who gets me like you do, love you sibling.
  10. So grateful I have you around, otherwise, I would probably go crazy. Thanks for being the best sibling, goodnight.
  11. I’m so lucky to have grown up beside my best friend. I love you sibling, goodnight.
  12. Thanks for being my sibling and my best friend all wrapped into one. Sleep well!
  13. Better sleep with one eye open so I don’t prank ya! Goodnight sibling.
  14. There’s no one who understands my jokes quite like you do. Here’s to another day of joking around tomorrow, goodnight.
  15. Thanks for all the wonderful memories growing up. I love you like no other! Sleep well sibling.
  16. Goodnight sister, thanks for being my B.F.F.
  17. Sleep well bro, I’m grateful I have you in my life forever.
  18. Goodnight my siblings. Thank you for keeping me afloat all of these years.
  19. Despite those gruesome years of making me smell your farts, I’m still grateful for you brother. Goodnight.
  20. I am so lucky that I have you guys as my siblings. I love you all, goodnight.

Messages for Grandparents

  1. Goodnight Grandpa, thank you for being one of my biggest role models in life.
  2. Thank you for all those nights of secret cookies when mom and dad weren’t looking. Goodnight Grandma, love you.
  3. I’m so blessed to have grandparents like you in my life. I love hearing your many stories. Goodnight.
  4. Role models like you both, are hard to come by. Thank you for being the best grandparents, goodnight.
  5. I love you both more than you know, goodnight Grandma and Grandpa.

Inspiring Good Night Messages

  1. Whatever troubled your mind today can be freed with some rest. Sleep well.
  2. Leave behind today’s worries, get some sleep, and wake with a new sun tomorrow.
  3. Get some sleep and gain strength for tomorrow’s battles.
  4. Remember that with each night’s darkness, there always comes a new bright dawn.
  5. Close your eyes remembering the positives from today and leave the rest behind. Goodnight.
  6. Today is done. If your mind is still troubled, get some rest, and focus on how to tackle tomorrow.
  7. Today is complete. You did all you could. So close your eyes, remember the good times, and begin tomorrow with a fresh perspective.
  8. Let the dark clouds of night roll over and shadow all worries. Rest peacefully.
  9. Remember that the light of tomorrow promises a fresh start. Sleep well and let rest wash over you.
  10. Let sleep heal your mind from the wounds of today. Tomorrow brings new opportunities. Sweet dreams.
  11. Today will soon be yesterday. Tomorrow will soon be a new day. Sleep well.
  12. The day is over so, say goodbye to your worries, let peace enter your thoughts, and drift off for a good night’s rest. Sweet dreams.
  13. The moon is there to remind us that while it may be dark, we can still shine. Sleep well.
  14. Have faith that tomorrow brings new light to shed on whatever we may be dealing with. Sleep well.
  15. Let night help us to see the value of morning’s light. Each day brings new opportunities and perspectives. Trust in that. Sleep well.
  16. Tomorrow, the sun will rise again. Now, close your eyes and rest up so you may welcome it in the morning.
  17. Nothing refreshes the mind like a sound night’s sleep. Rest your eyes, turn off your mind, and have sweet dreams.
  18. Let the stars be a reminder that today can still be beautiful. Sweet dreams.
  19. Tomorrow: life’s second chance. Good night.
  20. May your dreams shine brighter than any star in the sky. Get some good rest.
  21. Close your eyes and welcome your dreams; tomorrow is a new day to turn those dreams into reality. Sleep well.
  22. Today is done and you are still here standing. Knowing what you have conquered today, rest your mind, and look forward to a better tomorrow.
  23. The darkness reminds us of how bright stars can shine. Think of that while you drift to sleep.
  24. Sleep is the best medicine for a weary mind. Close your eyes and get some.
  25. Clear your mind and allow yourself to get some wonderful sleep. Goodnight.
  26. Let the light of the stars guide you out of whatever darkness you feel you’re in. Rest well.
  27. Get some good sleep for it is the best cure for a restless mind and tiresome worries.
  28. The moon’s light shows that even in darkness, there are bright spots.
  29. As you lay down tonight, allow yourself grace. Remind yourself that you have done your best and that tomorrow promises new opportunities to try again.
  30. Let the darkness of today and tonight blossom into a brighter tomorrow. Sweet dreams.
  31. Let your dreams carry you far from the troubles and struggles of today. Goodnight.

Sweet Good Night Quotes

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

-William Shakespeare

“Good night, slept tight, awake full of joy at the morning light.”

-Theodore Higgingsworth

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

-E. Joseph Cossman

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

-Galileo Galilei

“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

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

-Maya Angelou

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

-Bernard Williams

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

-Catherine Pulsifer

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

-Kate Summers

“Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.”


“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”

-Mahatma Gandhi

“Early to bed, early to rise; makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”

-Benjamin Franklin

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

-Napoleon Bonaparte

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

-Ernest Hemingway

“Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking, loving, and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning.”

-Elie Wiesel

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

-Tyler Kent

“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

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

-Roald Dahl

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

-Edward Vance Cooke

“I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.”

-Stephanie Meyer

Cute Good Night Images to Send Before Bed

“You turn my life into something light, amazing, rainbowed— you put a glint of happiness on everything.”

-Vladimir Nabokov

Good Night Messages

“Learn to look for the good in every moment of your life.”

-Cheryl Ann McDowell

Good Night Messages

“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.”

-Paulo Coelho

Good Night Messages

“Moving forward is the only way to survive.”

-Tahereh Mafi

Good Night Messages

“I think about you more than I think about myself and I’m pretty sure that’s the entire idea behind love.”

-Ari Eastman

Good Night Messages

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