breath

A Quote by Sanskrit Proverb on breathing, breath, life, and living

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

Sanskrit Proverb

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A Quote by Erich Fromm on breathing, breath, life, suffering, love, and joy

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 (1900 - 1980)

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A Quote by Nicephorus the Solitary on breathing, breath, heart, mind, and presence

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

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A Quote by Krishnamacharya on god, breathing, breath, inhalation, spirit, and surrender

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

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A Quote by Giovanni Papini on breathing, breath, life, living, and pleasure

Breathing is the greatest pleasure in life

Giovanni Papini

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A Quote by Sylvia Plath on breath, breathing, heart, and life

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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A Quote by Goldberg on breathing, breath, life, stress, and calm

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.

Natalie Goldberg Natalie

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A Quote by unknown on breathing and breath

A healthy mind has an easy breath.

unknown

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A Quote by Hafiz on christ, vessel, flute, breath, life, energy, light, christ, and divine

I am a whole in a flute that the Christ's breath moves through; listen to this music.  

Hafiz

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