Breathing Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“The lungs do not fill up like a pitcher filling with water from the bottom up. Air goes to all sections of the lungs at the same time.” Bruce Nelson

“Our breathing reflects every emotional or physical effort and every disturbance.” Moshe Feldenkrais

“To have a minimum of stress, and therefore of strain, within the body, not only must the structure as a whole be in balanced relation with the outside forces, but each part must be in balance with every other part within the system.” Mabel Todd

“Like circulation and digestion, breathing is a natural function, and the only way it can be improved is to create the right conditions in the whole organism by changing unnecessary tension patterns within the body that interfere with it.” Michael Gelb

“Breathe to expand, don’t expand to breathe.” Bruce Nelson

“The activity of both sets of muscles, the diaphragm and the abdominal muscles, varies reciprocally. Thus, during inspiration the tonus of the diaphragm increases while that of the abdominal muscles decreases, and vice-versa during expiration. Hence there exists between these two muscle groups a floating equilibrium constantly shifting in both directions.” -David Gorman

“In order to recognize small changes in effort, the effort itself must first be reduced. More delicate and improved control of movement is possible only through the increase of sensitivity, through a greater ability to sense differences.” - Moshe Feldenkrais

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

I have defeated this earthworm with my words. Imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists.-Charlie Sheen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.-Victor Hugo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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