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For the Love of Breath

By December 4, 2019 No Comments

As 2019 is coming to a close, I thought I would leave you with a few of my favorite breathing quotes.

By the way, if you have any that you would like to share, please send them on to me at: dan@breathmastery.com

There are certain points in breathing which you have never observed, and those points are the doors – the nearest doors to you from where you can enter into a different world, into a different being, into a different consciousness. (Osho/Rajneesh)

When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace. (Author unknown)

If nothing can disturb your breath, nothing can disturb you. (Dan Brulé)

What we call ‘I’ is just a swinging door which moves when we inhale and when we exhale. (Shunryu Suzuki)

Rebirthing Breathwork is the art of merging the outer breath which is air with the inner breath which is spirit. (Leonard Orr)

When the breath wanders the mind is also unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath. (Svatmarana, Hatha Yoga Pradipika)

A healthy mind has an easy breath. (Author 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)

When you inhale, think to yourself ‘the power of God is within me’. When you exhale, think to yourself ‘the grace of God surrounds me.’ (Ram Dass)

Breathing is the greatest pleasure in life. (Giovanni Papini)

Breath is Spirit. The act of breathing is Living. (Author unknown)

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

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. (Thch Nhat Hanh)

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 metronome of life itself. Edwin Leap)

He lives most life whoever breathes most air. (Elizabeth Barret Browning)

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

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)

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…” (Nicephorus the Solitary)

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

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

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)

Human energy is always in communion with heaven and earth in the alternation of exhalation and inhalation. (Ming dynasty work: Anthology on the Cultivation of Realization, author unknown)

Fear is excitement without the breath. (Fritz Perls)

When I stopped to pay attention to where my breath was deep and settled, the truth began to emerge from the mist. (Betsy Canas)

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, Yoga: The Poetry of the Body)

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

Happiness breathes when you do. (Terri Guillemets)

Let the air become you, and then leave you. Forgive each breath because although it abandons you, every single time, it also brings you life. A man who cannot forgive the air has no chance of living. (Edward Manning, King Perry)

There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then, there is another way: a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity. (Rumi)

We live in an ocean of air like a 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)

I love to breathe. Oxygen is sexy! (Kris Carr)

Angels are all around us, all the time, in the very air we breathe. (Eileen Elias Freeman)

Breathe deeply, until sweet air extinguishes the burn of fear in your lungs and every breath is a beautiful refusal to become anything less than infinite. (D. Antoinette Foy)

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

The ability to breathe is a gift. Wake up grateful each day for that gift. (Johnny Lung)

Conscious Breathing heightens awareness and deepens relaxation. (Dan Brulé)

Breath control gives a man strength, vitality, inspiration, and magic powers. (Zhuangzi)

To control the breathing is to control the mind. With different patterns of breathing, you can fall in love, you can hate someone, you can feel the whole spectrum of feelings just by changing your breathing. (Marina Abramovic)

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

The wisest one-word sentence? Breathe. (Terri Guillemets)

With love and thanks to everyone who attended the seminars and trainings around the world this year, to our growing group of dedicated practitioners, and to everyone in the worldwide breathwork community… I love and thank you all!

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