1. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ― thich nhat hanh, Stepping into Freedom: Rules of Monastic Practice for Novices
  2. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation
  3. “and I wonder if Beethoven held his breath the first time his fingers touched the keys the same way a soldier holds his breath the first time his finger clicks the trigger. We all have different reasons for forgetting to breathe.” ― Andrea Gibson
  4. “From The Twelve Enlightenments Observe your own body. It breathes. You breathe when you are asleep, when you are no longer conscious of your own ideas of self-identity. Who, then, is breathing? The collection of information that you mistakenly think it’s you is not the main protagonist in this drama called the breath. In fact, you are not breathing; breath is naturally happening to you. You can purposely end your own life, but you cannot purposely keep your own life going. The expression, “My life” is actually an oxymoron, a result of ignorance and mistaken assumption. You don’t posses life; life expresses itself through you. Your body is a flower that life let bloom, a phenomenon created by life.” ― Ilchi Lee
  5. “I am never alone wherever I am. The air itself supplies me with a century of love. When I breathe in, I am breathing in the laughter, tears, victories, passions, thoughts, memories, existence, joys, moments, and the hues of the sunlight on many tones of skin; I am breathing in the same air that was exhaled by many before me. The air that bore them life. And so how can I ever say that I am alone?” ― C. JoyBell C.
  6. “Every minute with you, Darling Eve, is a minute to treasure.” She slid a glance toward him as she uncoded the seal. “You really do want sex. “I’m still breathing, so that would be yes.” ― J.D. Robb, Survivor In Death
  7. “I do my job like I breathe — so if I can’t breathe I’m in trouble.” ― Karl Lagerfeld
  8. “At this moment, you are seamlessly flowing with the cosmos. There is no difference between your breathing and the breathing of the rain forest, between your bloodstream and the world’s rivers, between your bones and the chalk cliffs of Dover.” ― Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life 
  9. “How do you tell if something’s alive? You check for breathing.” ― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
  10. “Breathing, You had asthma as a child, had to carry around an inhaler. But when you grew older, it went away. You could run for miles and it was fine. Sometimes I worry that this is happening to me in reverse. The older I get, the more I lose my ability to breathe.” ― David Levithan, The Lover’s Dictionary
  11. “I wish to spend a lifetime near a lighthouse where loneliness will be the glimmer of luminous prancing upon ocean waves… rising and falling only for my breathing.” ― Munia Khan
  12. “Breathing involves a continual oscillation between exhaling and inhaling, offering ourselves to the world at one moment and drawing the world into ourselves at the next…” ― David Abram, Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
  13. “It’s decidedly bizzare, when the Worst Thing hppens and you find yourself still conscious, still breathing.” ― Elisa Albert, The Book of Dahlia
  14. “Reading is an addiction, much like living and breathing is an addiction.” ― Jeffrey Michael
  15. “Being under stress is like being stranded in a body of water. If you panic, it will cause you to flail around so that the water rushes into your lungs and creates further distress. Yet, by calmly collecting yourself and using controlled breathing you remain afloat with ease.” ― Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace: Essential Teachings for Enriching Life

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  1. “One does not hold their breath and say that they are breathing; Just the same, One cannot advance in life and remain the same.” ― Gillian Duce
  2. “You just took a breath. You’re about to take another. Inhale, then exhale, then another inhale. In and out. There’s a rhythm to your breathing. It’s the same with nature.” ― Rob Bell, How to Be Here: A Guide to Creating a Life Worth Living
  3. “The greatest weapon against stress is relaxed breathing.” ― Amit Ray, Beautify your Breath – Beautify your Life
  4. “Your breath is your power. Whether you realize it or not, you derive all your personal power from your breath.” ― Catherine Carrigan, The Little Book of Breathwork
  5. “Cupping his face, Ísa kissed him with wild affection. “Thank you for caring.” He rolled his eyes. “That’s like thanking me for breathing.” She was his; of course he’d care for her and those who were important to her.” ― Nalini Singh, Cherish Hard
  6. “Most of the time I feel like I can’t breathe inside my own life. Like I’m just existing. Not with you, though. I feel like I’m breathing fresh, clean air whenever I’m with you. I feel alive.” ― Samantha Young, The Impossible Vastness of Us
  7. “There are times when your only available tools are your mind and your breath.” ― Catherine Carrigan, The Little Book of Breathwork
  8. “‪A wise man once said, ‘Life is like breathing. If you try to hold it, you’ll lose it. But let it come & go & you’ll always be connected to it.’” ― Curtis Tyrone Jones
  9. “Breathing is underrated.” ― Stacey Lee, Under a Painted Sky
  10. “If you’re still breathing, you have the power to lead your life.” ― Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity
  11. “Conscious breathing is the best antidote to stress, anxiety and depression.” ― Amit Ray, Beautify your Breath – Beautify your Life
  12. “The only way to survive after death is by breathing life into the universe before death.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims
  13. “For me, writing is just as much a choice as breathing. I can quit anytime I want, but not starting again would prove fatal.” ― Pamela Morris
  14. “Everyone breathing is broken. Keep breathing light into them until the stained glass collage takes your breath away.” ― Ryan Lilly, Write like no one is reading
  15. “Eating was hard. Breathing was hard. Living was hardest.” ― Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls

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  1. “Just because you’re breathing, doesn’t mean you’re alive.” ― Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: his Wife, his Children, his Final Gift
  2. “When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it.” ― Socrates
  3. “The first kiss is the deepest.” “The last breath is the hardest.” ― Nadège Richards, 5 Miles
  4. “I closed my eyes, took a deep breath, and filled myself up with the breeze from the valley. Then I let it out slow so it could get back to its travels, with a little bit of me added to it.” ― Katherine Hannigan, Ida B. . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
  5. “Rather than allowing our response to an event affect our breathing, we can learn instead to let our breathing change our relationship to the event.” ― Cyndi Lee
  6. I’m convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter. As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good. ― Maya Angelou
  7. If you woke up breathing, congratulations! You have another chance. ―  Andrea Boydston
  8. Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God. ― Krishnamacharya
  9. Breath is Spirit. The act of breathing is Living. ―  Author Unknown
  10. The nose is for breathing, the mouth is for eating. ―  Proverb
  11. Walking through the house at night is wonderful to me; a symphony of breath, each person a separate instrument as they collectively breathe in time to the metronome of life itself. ―  Edwin Leap
  12. Fear is excitement without the breath. ―  Fritz Perls
  13. When I stopped to pay attention to where my breathing was deep and settled, the truth began to emerge from the mist.  ― Betsy Cañas Garmon
  14. Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.  ― Frank Baum
  15. Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?  ― Mary Oliver

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  1. What art offers is space — a certain breathing room for the spirit.  ― John Updike
  2. Learn how to exhale, the inhale will take care of itself.  ― Carla Melucci Ardito
  3. Let the air become you, and then leave you. Forgive each breath because although it abandons you, every single time, it is also brings you life. A man who cannot forgive the air has no chance of living.  ― Edmond Manning, King Perry
  4. The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again. ―   Erma Bombeck
  5. In an underdeveloped country, don’t drink the water; in a developed country, don’t breathe the air. ~Changing Times magazine
  6. I love to breathe. Oxygen is sexy! ~Kris Carr
  7. You are that one breath. that puts all the remaining breaths. back into my body. – Sanober Khan
  8. Bliss begins with the breath. We breathe in, and accept all that is new. We breathe out, and release all that has passed. – Sara Wiseman
  9. The air we breathe is still free, but for how much time. I believe someone is busy patenting it to start selling it for profit – Bangambiki Habyarimana
  10. There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then, there’s another way: a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity. – Rumi
  11. The quality of our breath expresses our inner feelings. ~TKV Desikachar
  12. When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace. – Author Unknown
  13. Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next. – George Steinbrenner
  14. One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing. – Byron Nelson
  15. Breathing in, I am aware of my heart. Breathing out, I smile to my heart and know that my heart still functions normally. I feel grateful for my heart. – Thich Nhat Hanh

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  1. The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is push my dog off of me. He likes to sleep on top of me. I think it’s because I’m warm and breathing. – Andrew Yang
  2. While we walking, while we breathing, we dying… I be really feeling like, even though we live to die, some people be dying to live. – Kodak Black
  3. I’ve got to keep breathing. It’ll be my worst business mistake if I don’t.- Steve Martin
  4. When I walk around my neighborhood, the grocery store, or the farmers market, I don’t see Democrats or Republicans, Progressives or Conservatives. I see my brothers and sisters – living, breathing human beings with diverse and complicated stories, views, and desires that can’t be packaged neatly in a box. – Tulsi Gabbard
  5. When things are going bad, don’t get all bummed out. Don’t get startled; don’t get frustrated. If you can say the word ‘good,’ guess what? It means you’re still alive. It means you’re still breathing. – Jocko Willink
  6. I started boxing for exercise, and on the very first day, the trainer got in the ring with me and said, ‘Whoever controls the breathing in the ring controls the fight.’ I immediately passed out. – Garry Shandling
  7. I’m thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes. – Ron Perlman
  8. When you consciously decide to breathe more slowly and deeply, you alert your body to the fact that you want it to behave differently. You are not just changing your breathing pattern, you are making a full-body announcement that you are entering into a different relationship with your mind and your body. – Eric Maisel
  9. Conducting has more to do with singing and breathing than with piano-playing. – Colin Davis
  10. 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. – Hermann Hesse
  11. Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing. – Harper Lee
  12. Only those who know how to breathe will survive. – Shriram Sharma
  13. The stresses, strains, and traumas of ordinary daily existence in the process of working and living tend to inhibit our breathing ability. – Leonard Orr
  14. The air of ideas is the only air worth breathing. – Edith Wharton
  15. It’s a living, breathing thing, acting. – Frank Langella

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  1. Remember how you used to be able to feel your bed breathing and the walls spinning when you were a kid? – Lynda Barry
  2. I like finishing a movie and having this living, breathing thing. – Dean Cain
  3. Improper breathing is a common cause of ill health. – Andrew Weil
  4. Repetition is based on body rhythms, so we identify with the heartbeat, or with walking, or with breathing. – Karlheinz Stockhausen
  5. 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
  6. Breathing, according to me, corresponds to taking charge of one’s own life. – Luce Irigaray
  7. I take a breath when I have to. – Ethel Merman
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. What can we do but keep on breathing in and out, modest and willing, and in our places? – Mary Oliver
  11. 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
  12. If you took acting away from me, I’d stop breathing. – Ingrid Bergman
  13. For me, songwriting is something like breathing: I just do it. But that doesn’t mean you’re fantastic. – Adam Duritz
  14. Freedom is strangely ephemeral. It is something like breathing; one only becomes acutely aware of its importance when one is choking. – William E. Simon
  15. Without full awareness of breathing, there can be no development of meditative stability and understanding. – Nhat Hanh

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  1. I learned that you should breath it in, breath your life in and enjoy it. Always be optimistic and be nice to people, open to people. Follow your dreams but make sure that you know what your dreams are. If you find something really great, don’t screw it up, don’t mess it up but hang on to it. You never know how and when it ends – Stana Katic
  2. Nothing would give up life: Even the dirt keeps breathing a small breath. – Theodore Roethke
  3. With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live. – Sylvia Earle
  4. You’re not going to make me have a bad day. If there’s oxygen on earth and I’m breathing, it’s going to be a good day. – Cotton Fitzsimmons
  5. As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good. – Maya Angelou
  6. Imagine that each time you inhale, that the universe is breathing into you, and as you exhale it is breathing out of you. – Andrew Weil
  7. There is no such thing as ‘on the way out’ as long as you are still doing something interesting and good; you’re in the business because you’re breathing. – Louis Armstrong
  8. Music to me is just like breathing. I have to have it. It’s part of me. – Ray Charles
  9. Be aware of your breathing. Notice how this takes attention away from your thinking and creates space. – Eckhart Tolle
  10. Breathing determines emotion. Emotion determines breathing. – Linda Stone
  11. If you allow yourself to breathe into the depth, wonder, beauty, craziness, and strife everything that represents the fullness of your life you can live fearlessly. Because you come to realize that if you just keep breathing, you cannot be conquered – Oprah Winfrey

 

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