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Breathing Quotes

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Know the power of breathing deeply and slowly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be a Christian without prayer
is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

But friendship is the breathing rose,
with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

They don't call them DEADlines for nothing - keep breathing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I was in the studio so much, it was about the search
for air in a metaphoric sense,
and the breathing has more to do with travel for me,
about the search musically for open air.
- Keren Ann

Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act,
taking those wolves back into Yellowstone,
restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.
- Bruce Babbitt

I have to experiment with methods and I'm trying to
find an authentic way of making an equivalent of the living,
breathing person within the limits of a single picture.
- Peter Wright

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read.
One does not love breathing.
- Harper Lee

The noise resembles the roar of heavy,
distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is
disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
- Ernest Shackleton

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the
joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air,
is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
- Erich Fromm

We'll engage in pretty extreme violence in the world but,
you know, the one thing that comes to humans as easily
as eating or breathing or sleeping,
is sex.
- Mark Ruffalo

In love's godlike breathing, there's the innermost aspect of the universe.
- Alexander Scriabin

Winning is the most important thing in my life,
after breathing.
Breathing first, winning next.
- George Steinbrenner

After all, at end of the day, when you're breathing your last,
it's not your producer, director, or cast mates by your bedside;
it's your children.
Keep that in mind.
- John Ratzenberger

Conducting has more to do with singing and breathing than with piano-playing.
- Colin R. Davis

Repetition is based on body rhythms,
so we identify with the heartbeat,
or with walking, or with breathing.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

Doing that hunt scene was really quite demanding.
I actually broke a rib during that scene.
And then all the scenes after that became quite challenging,
just breathing and laughing.
- Guy Pearce

For me, songwriting is something like breathing:
I just do it.
But that doesn't mean you're fantastic.
- Adam Duritz

When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive.
Call him a breathing corpse.
- Sophocles

One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing.
- Byron Nelson

A lot of people can't stand touring but to me it's like breathing.
I do it because I'm driven to do it.
- Bob Dylan

I am always the better for open-air breathing,
and was certainly meant for the wandering life of the Indian.
- Maria Mitchell

But with exquisite breathing you smile,
with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as
you tick in the silence and settle in sleep.
- Karl Shapiro

I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself,
just the fact that I was breathing.
- Chuck Palahniuk

I like finishing a movie and having this living,
breathing thing.
- Dean Cain

Reservoir Dogs is a small film, and part of its charm
was that it was a small film.
I'd probably make it for $3 million now so I'd have more breathing room.
- Quentin Tarantino

Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life.
- Jonathan Edwards

The only reason I would take up jogging is so that
I could hear heavy breathing again.
- Erma Bombeck

What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels,
the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary,
and sought to make Him utterly believable,
a vital breathing character.
- Anne Rice

Speech lessons probably did more for my singing voice -
they teach you breathing,
resonance.
- Harry Dean Stanton

I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering
about that usage of language,
various breathing techniques and why in these practices
language is being used in another way.
- Kathy Acker

When I am totally race fit, I don't worry about breathing or technique -
they take care of themselves.
- Frank Shorter

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul,
a capacity, a secret art of thinking,
feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.
- Herman Hesse

I'm thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass.
Whatever comes, comes.
- Ron Perlman

Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.
- L. Frank Baum

Remember how you used to be able to feel your bed breathing
and the walls spinning when you were a kid?
- Lynda Barry

Handball, swimming, running, jumping,
basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.
- Gene Tunney

In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living,
breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book.
- Hattie McDaniel

I've got to keep breathing.
It'll be my worst business mistake if I don't.
- Steve Martin

The air of ideas is the only air worth breathing.
- Edith Wharton

If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.
- Ingrid Bergman

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way.
On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
- Arundhati Roy

It is imperative for the health and safety of millions
of workers that we ensure that breathing systems needed
for protection are widely available,
convenient and economical.
- Bill Shuster

It's a living, breathing thing, acting.
- Frank Langella

Thinking about what songs are coming next instead of just relaxing,
breathing and playing from my heart.
Sometimes it can get to be almost like the enemy.
- Rick Allen

It's like breathing in and out to me.
It's like having a conversation with someone who isn't there.
Because it has to be addressed to somebody -
not a particular person,
or very rarely.
- Norman MacCaig

They are very healthy.
Yes, they were sucking and breathing on their own and
everything when they came out.
So there was no need to stay in the hospital.
So we took them home the next day.
- Cheryl Tiegs

And in fact I don't believe there is such a thing as
a definitive picture of something.
The land is a living, breathing thing and light changes
its character every second of every day.
That's why I love it so much.
- Fay Godwin

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself.
In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind
as breathing or the upright gait;
but if he does not learn it he must perish.
- Alfred Adler

I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if
there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his
neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel,
every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people.
- Tony Campolo

I loved living and breathing theatre so much that I
decided I had to find a way to bring my desire to act
and my ability to support myself together.
I'd run through the possibilities in Washington,
so that meant moving to New York.
- Karen Allen

The water was like a physiological stimuli to the subconscious
that overwhelmed people with too much psychoanalytical material,
you might say.
People could do 10 breathing sessions without the water,
and then they did breathing sessions in the water.
- Leonard Orr

As long as I was breathing with the contractions and
not pushing against them,
I felt better.
That idea is fundamental-to feel pain and not to resist;
to go towards it.
It is an incredibly spiritual practice.
- Christy Turlington

We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy.
From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction.
We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes.
We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
- Sissela Bok

War should be the only study of a prince.
He should consider peace only as a breathing-time,
which gives him leisure to contrive,
and furnishes as ability to execute,
military plans.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

First we attacked the Russian soldiers with our gases,
and then when we saw the poor fellows lying there,
dying slowly, we tried to make breathing easier for
them by using our own life-saving devices on them.
- Otto Hahn

Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history;
at its critical turning points there is no other rule
possible than the old one,
that the end justifies the means.
- Arthur Koestler

At some point, I would like to write a book and other things,
but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind,
but not when fifty people or fifty million people are
breathing down the back of my neck.
- Alanis Morissette

I opened the large central window of my office room
to its full on the fine early May morning.
Then I stood for a few moments, breathing in the soft,
warm air that was charged with the scent of white lilacs below.
- Angus Wilson

I think her friends were worried that the bulimia might come back,
about some psychological slide, and she was given breathing
space to some extent by the media as much as she ever has been.
- Anthony Holden

The Master teaches that the way of qigong cannot be hurried.
Wuji refers to the time before the creation -
when everything was formless.
Standing in the wuji position, my feet are parallel
to each other, shoulder-width apart.
My knees are slightly bent,
and the tip of my tongue touches the roof of my mouth.
My arms are held in front of me with my elbows bent
and my palms parallel to each other - about four inches apart.
At first I focus on my breathing, and only my breathing.
Later, I visualize the energy or "Qi" between my palms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I guess I wanted to leave America for awhile.
It wasn't that I wanted to become an expatriate,
or just never come back, I needed some breathing room.
I'd already been translating French poetry,
I'd been to Paris once before and liked it very much,
and so I just went.
- Paul Auster

A spirit, breathing the language of independence,
is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion,
or submit to the dictates of others,
when not softened by reason,
or tempered with kindness.
- Joseph Lancaster

Smiling is very important.
If we are not able to smile, then the world will not have peace.
It is not by going out for a demonstration against
nuclear missiles that we can bring about peace.
It is with our capacity of smiling, breathing,
and being peace that we can make peace.
- Nhat Hanh

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures;
none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them;
and,
in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
- Thomas de Quincey

My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans.
Music is everything to me short of breathing.
Music also has a role to lift you up -
not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
- Allen Toussaint

When teachers try to teach, nurses try to nurse,
small businesses try to serve their clients and the
police try to arrest criminals,
there is always a regulator or three breathing down their necks.
Conservatives want to make people's lives easier.
- John Redwood

The prisoners for better security against conversation
shall have a canvas bag put over the head of each and tied around the neck,
with a holes for proper breathing and eating,
but not seeing.
- Edwin M. Stanton


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