Top 225 Breathing Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Breathing Quotes from famous people such as Julia Leigh, Sudha Kongara, Bob Dylan, Nathan Fillion, Vishnu Vishal, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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An IVF patient is – is living and breathing hope. It’s… it’s, um… it’s – You wouldn’t do it if you didn’t have a sense of hope. Why would you put yourself through it?
Julia Leigh
I revisit stories and see if they are still living and breathing, because if you do a film you live with that story for another year. I can’t do a film in six months and scoot.
Sudha Kongara
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
When people embrace character, there’s latzie. It’s the stuffing of a scene that’s not written. It’s not in the stage direction and it’s not in the words. When people embrace character, it informs their living, breathing moments in a scene so well.
Nathan Fillion
I get angry very fast, and it’s intense. I start breathing heavily, and don’t like it.
Vishnu Vishal
You think the only thing looking at you is this steel thing, but behind the camera is this living, breathing person operating the camera whose job it is to watch you.
Uzo Aduba
Coming up with novel ideas and converting them into real products has always been as natural as breathing for me.
Ralph H. Baer
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
The way I miss my daughter Esme is to worry about her. It is not a pleasurable longing. It contorts my body and scrambles my brain, makes me stop breathing, clench my jaw and my fists, it makes me frown, and makes me blind and deaf, in fact entirely without sensory perception.
Olivia Williams
When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
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
A cigarette is a breathing space. It makes a parenthesis. The time of a cigarette is a parenthesis, and if it is shared, you are both in that parenthesis. It’s like a proscenium arch for a dialogue.
John Berger
I’m a germophobe, so I don’t like people talking over my food, breathing, spitting, anything. Just let me eat in peace.
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
Growing up, I did quite a bit of reading on the mental side. My dad, who coached me, had us doing a lot of different types of mental work, like visualization. I read a couple of tennis books that talked about calming your nerves, belief, visualization, relaxing, breathing.
Kevin Anderson
The nice thing about genetics is, I can see my kids doing what I used to do, which is inhaling books like breathing.
Chris Claremont
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
Our society’s youth will grow up knowing that tomorrow can be better, that there are alternatives for the future, that there are living, breathing humans of all colors and creeds out there in the sky building new worlds.
Rick Tumlinson
There has to be space for play in literature. We all need some breathing room.
Lydia Millet
Carbon pollution contributes to climate change, which causes temperatures to rise. Hotter temperatures mean more smog in the air, and breathing smog can inflame deep lung tissue. Repeated inflammation over time can permanently scar lung tissue, even in low concentrations.
Frances Beinecke
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
When your chest is open, and you’re breathing deeply, it lifts your spirits.
Mandy Ingber
I try to keep my voice natural for each character, but the spirit and the cadence and breathing for each character is totally different. It’s those things that set each role apart from the others.
Finn Wolfhard
I will still probably die of aspiration-caused pneumonia. I can go along breathing well, then I might aspirate on something, develop pneumonia and be gone in a week.
Jeff Lowe
Pay attention to your breathing.
Devendra Banhart
It’s strange not to allow the actor some input and breathing room into what was written on the page – it is their job to make it come alive.
Sam Esmail
In order to ‘go out the door’ safely, we go through a pretty thorough process called pre-breathe. This is the process of flushing all the nitrogen out of our systems by breathing higher concentrations of oxygen.
Sunita Williams
What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit.
John Updike
Meditation can be intimidating. Sitting there doing nothing, just breathing, can be trickier than it sounds. It may feel strange, uncomfortable, or even put you to sleep.
Tara Stiles
Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation.
Nia Peeples
Quite simply, if you’re feeling anxious, angry, a sense of shame, whatever it is, breathe in and agree to touch or feel it. Breathing out, offer space and care to whatever’s there. If there’s blocking to touching it, emphasize the in-breath and stay embodied.
Tara Brach
From an evolutionary perspective children are, literall

From an evolutionary perspective children are, literally, designed to learn. Childhood is a special period of protected immaturity. It gives the young breathing time to master the things they will need to know in order to survive as adults.
Alison Gopnik
As people, no matter what we are doing, your whole body is living and breathing.
Paul Dano
Breathing is crucial in dancing and so it is an important part of my exercises.
Shakti Mohan
I love how Pilates makes me feel, like it opens me up. I have the hardest time breathing, weirdly enough. Even when I have conversations, I need to work on my breathing, so it’s something I enjoy because it’s peaceful and it helps me relax.
Selena Gomez
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
Maybe I was just born with a little bit of vocals or natural talent, but I feel like I taught myself. I just started taking vocal lessons to just work on my breathing, my vowels and stuff.
Bryson Tiller
Access by kids to the Internet should be like kids breathing clean air.
Nicholas Negroponte
For the most part, studio movies have huge budgets. They don’t do anything under 30 to 40 million. When you have that much money at stake, you have so many people breathing down your neck.
Penelope Spheeris
Playing yidaki, for me, is a meditation. It’s incredibly deep breathing, but also, it’s a structured process where you’re circulating air.
Xavier Rudd
Speech lessons probably did more for my singing voice – they teach you breathing, resonance.
Harry Dean Stanton
It’s weird to say, but every time I look at my daughter and I see this little living breathing thing that came from me, that represents all of the hopes and dreams that I would want for her, I see a miracle.
Josh Gad
I do a little bit of yoga-style meditation. Relaxing and breathing even just one minute a day makes a big difference.
Dolph Lundgren
Early in my career, I had difficulty breathing during workouts and my performance on the ice suffered. It wasn’t until I was diagnosed with EIB and received the proper treatment that I was able to reach my peak performance.
Apolo Ohno
I’m living, breathing proof that you can be anything you want to be.
Kofi Kingston
The land and the ocean are living, breathing entities that supported us, clothed us, fed us, and nurtured our culture from time immemorial.
Eden Robinson
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’d done comedy for years, it was almost like breathing so doing something new is dead exciting.
James Buckley
I’m often accused of saying some pretty rotten things about my mother-in-law. But quite honestly, she’s only got one major fault – it’s called breathing.
Les Dawson
I live in L.A. – I love L.A., first off – but I didn’t realize how much better the air quality was in Vancouver until I went back to L.A. for a weekend and I literally felt like I was breathing fire.
Emma Bell
Art is like breathing for me. If I don’t do it, I start to choke.
Yoko Ono
You can always hear me breathing during my verses, but that breathing becomes part of the music.
Black Thought
Outside of family, writing is essential. To me, it’s like breathing.
Patricia Reilly Giff
In government, you are pressed by the security agencies. They come to you with very good information, and they say, ‘You need to do something.’ So you do need the breath of scepticism, not cynicism, breathing on them.
David Blunkett
When you receive a script and it leaps out at you and it’s breathing with its own heartbeat – I suppose when you read something like that it’s not a choice of whether you do it or don’t. It feels like it chooses you, so you just do it.
Sarah Lancashire
I’m thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes.
Ron Perlman
Every minute I spend near Ancelotti I am breathing in football. He likes to really be immersed in football. As a former player and as a coach who knows our needs, it is a privilege to work with him and share time with him because he teaches us a lot.
One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing.
Byron Nelson