79+ Best Breathe Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational breathe quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Breathe Quotes

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

The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn’t it be? it is the same the angels breathe. – Mark Twain

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

You honestly expect me to breathe in a world without air? – Renee Ahdieh

What we call ’I’ is just a swinging door, which moves when we inhale and when we exhale. – Shunryu Suzuki

A healthy mind has an easy breath. – Unknown

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

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

Breathing is the greatest pleasure in life. – Giovanni Papini

Smile, breathe and go slowly. – Thích Nhất Hạnh

Breath is Spirit. The act of breathing is Living. – Unknown

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

The nose is for breathing, the mouth is for eating. – Proverb

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. – Thích Nhất Hạnh

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

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

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. – Unknown

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

As a fire blazes brightly when the covering of ash over it is scattered by the wind, the divine fire within the body shines in all its majesty when the ashes of desire are scattered by the practice of pranayama. – B.K.S. Iyengar

You know that our breathing is the inhaling and exhaling of air. The organ that serves for this is the lungs that lie round the heart, so that the air passing through them thereby envelops the heart. Thus breathing is a natural way to the heart. And so, having collected your mind within you, lead it into the channel of breathing through which air reaches the heart and, together with this inhaled air, force your mind to descend into the heart and to remain there. – Nicephorus the Solitary

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

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

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

Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours. – Swedish Proverb

The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life’s plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Fear is excitement without the breath. – Fritz Perls

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

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

The practice is simply this: keep coming back to your breath during the day. Just take a moment. This will give your mind a steadiness and your breath a gracefulness…. There’s so much to let go of, isn’t there? Your nostalgia and your regrets. Your fantasies and your fears. What you think you want instead of what is happening right now. Breathe. – Rodney Yee

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

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

The tone of musical instruments and our own voice facilitate deepening the resonance of our body-mind with the universal rhythms and wholeness of spirit. Yogic practices of rhythmic breath and devotion, chanting and singing, or other forms of gentle movement such as T’ai chi, promote integration…. As we align more closely with our own rhythm, serendipity is a frequent visitor as we resonate more closely with the rhythms of the universe. – JoEllen Goertz Koerner

Happiness breathes when you do. – Terri Guillemets

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

We too should make ourselves empty, that the great soul of the universe may fill us with its breath. – Laurence Binyon

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

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

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

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

The wisest one-word sentence? Breathe. – Terri Guillemets

We live in an ocean of air like fish in a body of water. By our breathing we are attuned to our atmosphere. If we inhibit our breathing we isolate ourselves from the medium in which we exist. In all Oriental and mystic philosophies, the breath holds the secret to the highest bliss. – Alexander Lowen

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

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

This air we breathe is precious, and the glaciers helped me understand that and stay focused on that. – James Balog

As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings. – Dalai Lama

Every breath is a resurrection. – Gregory Orr

Conscious breathing is the best antidote to stress, anxiety and depression. – Amit Ray

Keep breathing. Just keep doing it. It’s easy. In and out. – Jenny Downham

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

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your omnipresence is marvellous! I breathe and you enter me. I exhale and enter into you. – Kamand Kojouri

The moment you breathe your first breath, you won. – J.R. Rim

Take every breath as an event. – Arzum Uzun

As long as I breathe, I attack. – Bernard Hinault

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

Remember to breathe. It is after all, the secret of life. – Gregory Maguire

It’s a breath you took too late.It’s a death that’s worse than fate. – Elvis Costello

When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace. – Anonymous

Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough. – Ernest Hemingway

One should not go into churches if one wants to breathe pure air. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Only when you explore the ecstasy of simply being, where even to breathe is a distraction, can you call yourself complete. – Sadghuru

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius

Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift. – Amit Ray

I would like to say that your beauty made it difficult to breathe. – Waylon H. Lewis

Remember how to breathe, how to live, please!! – Fuyumi Soryo

Underwear makes me uncomfortable and besides my parts have to breathe. Jean Harlow

Breathe and don’t try to be perfect. – Nicole Kidman

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. – Thich Nhat Hanh

While we breathe, we will hope. – Barack Obama

The delicous breath of rain was in the air. – Kate Chopin

The more we talk about our troubles and our fears, the more life we breathe into them. – Evinda Lepins

I live and breathe every element in life. – Kanye West

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

You are that one breath. that puts all the remaining breaths. back into my body. – Sanober Khan

Breathe. It’s only a bad day not a bad life. – Ashley Purdy

I write for the same reason I breathe because if I didn’t, I would die. – Isaac Asimov

And when I breathed, my breath was lightning. – Black Elk

Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad. – Donald Trump

I have to be a star like another man has to breathe. – Sammy Davis, Jr.

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