Breathing Proverbs

Sayings about Breathing

You cannot breathe through another man’s nose. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

The nose is for breathing, the mouth is for eating. ~ Traditional Proverb

The breath of others always stinks. ~ Lithuanian Proverbs

Fresh air impoverishes doctors. ~ Danish Proverbs

Better the cold blast of winter than the hot breath of a pursuing elephant. ~ Chinese Proverb

Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things will be yours. ~ Swedish Proverbs

The first breath is the beginning of death. ~ Traditional Proverb

Don’t borrow another’s nose to breathe with. ~ Thai Proverbs

He who has bad breath cannot smell it. ~ Namibian Proverb

Save your breath to cool your porridge. ~ Traditional Proverb

Three things give us hardy strength: sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food. ~ Welsh Proverb

For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth. ~ Sanskrit Proverb

Quotations about Breathing

What can we do but keep on breathing in and out, modest and willing, and in our places? ~ Mary Oliver

Thinking about swimming isn’t much like actually getting in the water. Actually getting in the water can take your breath away. ~ Barbara Sher

Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air. ~ Jack Benny

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans. ~ Jacques Cousteau

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. ~ Stewart Udall

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

If you woke up breathing, congratulations! You have another chance. ~ Andrea Boydston

Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life? ~ Mary Oliver

Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

The pure air and dazzling snow belong to things beyond the reach of all personal feeling, almost beyond the reach of life. ~ Frederick Soddy

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

Learn how to exhale, the inhale will take care of itself. ~ Carla Melucci Ardito

Arguments are healthy. They clear the air. ~ John Deacon

Imagination is the air of mind. ~ Philip James Bailey

Without the breath of real freedom we’re getting nowhere fast. ~ Gordon Sumner

Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on. ~ George Santayana

Just breathing isn’t living! ~ Eleanor H. Porter

Freedom is strangely ephemeral. It is something like breathing; one only becomes acutely aware of its importance when one is choking. ~ William E. Simon

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ~ Oprah Winfrey

If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it. ~ Toni Morrison

Fear is excitement without breath. ~ Robert Heller

He lives most life whoever breathes most air. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Keep breathing. ~ Sophie Tucker

Focusing on the act of breathing clears the mind of all daily distractions and clears our energy enabling us to better connect with the Spirit within. ~ Author Unknown

I’m a guy who gets more out of life than some people — more out of one big breath of fresh air than most people get from breathing in and out for a lifetime. ~ Vince McMahon

A healthy mind has an easy breath. ~ Author Unknown

Throughout this life, you can never be certain of living long enough to take another breath. ~ Huang Po

The very air in which you live is an inspiration. ~ William Henry Moody

To live is not breathing it is action. ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I love to breathe. Oxygen is sexy! ~ Kris Carr

In this very breath that we now take lies the secret that all great teachers try to tell us. ~ Peter Matthiessen

People happy in love have an air of intensity. ~ Stendhal

Breath is Spirit. The act of breathing is Living. ~ Author Unknown

Anyone’s life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit. ~ Lillie Langtry

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal. ~ John F. Kennedy

I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair. ~ Evel Knievel

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

When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace. ~ Author Unknown

We breathed the air of freedom without knowing the language or any person. ~ Nelly Sachs

There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures. ~ William Penn

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

Breathing, according to me, corresponds to taking charge of one’s own life. ~ Luce Irigaray

The air soft as that of Seville in April, and so fragrant that it was delicious to breathe it. ~ Christopher Columbus

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

Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Breathing is the greatest pleasure in life. ~ Giovanni Papini

Do not be afraid that joy will make the pain worse; it is needed like the air we breathe. ~ Goran Persson

Being tall is an advantage, especially in business. People will always remember you. And if you’re in a crowd, you’ll always have some clean air to breathe. ~ Julia Child

Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

I’ve got to keep breathing. It’ll be my worst business mistake if I don’t. ~ Sir Nathan Rothschild

We breathe love as we breathe air; we hold it in ourselves as we hold our thoughts. Nothing more exists for us. ~ Guy de Maupassant

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care. ~ Philip Sidney

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am. ~ Sylvia Plath

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