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Can't Breathe Quotes


"I do my job like I breathe - so if I can't breathe I'm in trouble." - Karl Lagerfeld

"With a corset on, you can't breathe properly." - Mia Wasikowska

"If you have time to breathe you have time to meditate. You breathe when you walk. You breathe when you stand. You breathe when you lie down." - Ajahn Amaro

"Breathe in a smile; breathe out a chuckle. (You can do it.)" - Cheri Huber

"Anything else you're interested in is not going to happen if you can't breathe the air and drink the water. Don't sit this one out. Do something. You are by accident of fate alive at an absolutely critical moment in the history of our planet." - Carl Sagan

"The world is eaten up by boredom. You can't see it all at once. It is like dust. You go about and never notice, you breathe it in, you eat and drink it. It is sifted so fine, it doesn't even grit on your teeth. But stand still for an instant and there it is, coating your face and hands." - Georges Bernanos

"I don't really understand why when I'm not making music, I feel like I can't breathe." - Son Lux

"Maybe staying on the surface keeps her from returning to a place where she can't breathe." - Mary E. Pearson

"Help me, I can't breathe, your ego is pushing all the air out of the room." - Ilona Andrews

"I got a pain in my chest, and I can't breathe" - George Lopez

"I reach out and take his hand. His fingers slide between mine. I can't breathe." - Veronica Roth

"Some locations are so terrible, you can't even breathe, and you still have to act." - Jena Malone

"What the men like best are what there's the least sense in, dresses you can't sit down in, that won't stand a lot of action, that hobble you and truss you up and slow you down and fix it so you can't hardly breathe, till finally you're off in one corner, like a bird in a cage, not cluttering up the busy paths in life that men has got to use. That's the styles they really like!" - Ardyth Kennelly

"The first breathe of adultery is the freest." - John Updike

"Walk, with awareness. Eat, with awareness. Breathe, with awareness." - Rajneesh

"Breathe. It's only a bad day not a bad life." - Ashley Purdy

"Use your notebook to breathe in the world around you." - Ralph Fletcher

"I live and breathe every element in life." - Kanye West

"There are people who live, breathe and dress tennis." - Serena Williams

"Let Zephyr only breathe And with her tresses play." - William Drummond of Hawthornden

"What does it feel like to be infected?" "I- I can't describe it." I force the words out. Can't breathe, can't breathe, can't breathe. His skin smells like smoke from a wood fire, like soap, like heaven. I imagine tasting his skin; I imagine biting his lips. "I want to know." His words are a whisper, barely audible. "I want to know with you." - Lauren Oliver

"It's late at night and I can't sleep. Missing you just runs too deep. Oh I can't breathe, thinking of your smile. Every kiss I can't forget, this aching heart ain't broken yet. Oh God I wish I could make you see Cause I know this flame isn't dying So nothing can stop me from trying Baby you know that Maybe it's time for miracles Cause I ain't giving up on love You know that maybe it's time for miracles Cause I ain't giving up on love No I ain't giving up on us" - Adam Lambert

"You can't breathe dead hippo waking, sleeping, and eating, and at the same time keep your precarious grip on existence." - Joseph Conrad

"I feel myself acting like a lunatic, but I can't stop. It would be like refusing to breathe." - Veronica Roth

"One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without, and find that breath is of little consequence." - Karen Marie Moning

"I feel sick if I have to do something for the money. I can't breathe. I'm not proud of myself." - Eva Green

"I have been heart broken. You can't breathe, your eyes are pouring a thousand tears a second and you can't foresee going on with love because you never want to feel this way again. But then you have to look in the mirror and say 'Shut up, eat some ice cream, be by yourself for a while and think about who you are and who you want to be - then, go out and find someone compatible.' A broken heart feels like the worst thing in the whole world, but it really helps you decide what you want and don't want. You learn a lot from a broken heart." - Jennifer Love Hewitt

"You can't smoke in a restaurant in Los Angeles, which is mildly ironic, when you consider the fact that you can't breathe outside a restaurant in Los Angeles." - Greg Proops

"I really like Neutrogena for skin care and CoverGirl makeup. I can't stand heavy makeup. I feel like my skin can't breathe, and CoverGirl is really light." - Francia Raisa

"No one thinks much about their ability to breathe; they just do it. It's when a person can't breathe, that they suddenly realize they'd been doing something truly marvelous all along." - Susan Meissner

"Money is kind of just like air - if you don't have air, you can't breathe. If you don't have money, I don't think you'll want to breathe - you won't want to live." - Suze Orman

"Practicing meditation is just like breathing. While working we breathe, while sleeping we breathe, while sitting down we breathe... Why do we have time to breathe? Because we see the importance of the breath, we can always find time to breathe. In the same way, if we see the importance of meditation practice we will find the time to practice." - Ajahn Chah

"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

"Breathe in, breathe out, move on..." - Jimmy Buffett

"Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry." - Muriel Rukeyser

"True happiness isn't something that can be made. It isn't the result of anything. Happiness comes to those who understand that you can't seek it any more than you seek the air you breathe. It is a part of life to be found within living. ... All pursuit of happiness is based upon the false assumption that there is a way to possess it; you may as well try to grab a handful of breeze! Happiness is the natural expression of a stress-free life, just as sunlight naturally warms the Earth after dark clouds appear." - Guy Finley

"I realise people exist who don't read. But it's like I knew there were people who didn't breathe or eat: I can't imagine a life like that." - Sarah Rees Brennan

"Why did you destroy Manny's office, then?" "I-can't breathe-" "That is the point of choking you," I pointed out. "Haste, please, if you want to live." -Cassiel" - Rachel Caine

"One day you do meet a man who kisses you and you can't breathe around it and you realize you don't need air." - Karen Marie Moning

"If it's IN you to climb you must - there are those who MUST lift their eyes to the hills - they can't breathe properly in the valleys." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"You've probably had somebody punch you in the stomach and it knocks the wind of you and you can't breathe. That's how I felt." - Steve Jobs

"We can say what we like without favour or fear and what we can't say we can breathe in your ear" - Peter Weiss

"I always thought Henry Kissinger was a disaster because he lies like most people breathe and you can't have that in public life." - Seymour Hersh

"We can say what we like without favour or fear and what we can't say we can breathe in your ear" - Peter Weiss

"I love team sports - they give me something to focus on rather than the fact that I can't breathe or my muscles are aching." - Sanjeev Bhaskar

"The way to do it is to put as much life into the song as I can. You can either get it to breathe or you can't." - Levon Helm

"Service is a limitless opportunity, it is the reason why we breathe." - Michelle Obama

"Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live." - Johnny Depp

"Breathe and you dwell in the here and now, breath and you see impermanence is life." - Nhat Hanh

"If you want something as bad as you want to breathe, then you can do it." - Tyler Seguin

"When you have no idea how to surrender and you're tied up in knots, JUST BREATHE!" - Judith Orloff

"Smile, breathe, and go slowly. Thich Nhat Hanh Don't try to steer the river." - Deepak Chopra

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

"Oall the creatures that creep and breathe on earth, there is none more wretched than man." - Homer

"No louder shrieks to pitying heaven are cast, When husbands or lap-dogs breathe their last." - Alexander Pope

"Under pressure, one of the most important things I have to remember to do is breathe." - Curtis Strange

"Fight them everywhere. Don't give them a chance to breathe until they withdraw and retreat." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"There's no place where one can breathe as freely as on the deck of a ship." - Elsa Triolet

"When you want success as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful." - Eric Thomas

"Smile, breathe, go slowly." - Nhat Hanh

"Spira, spera. (breathe, hope)" - Victor Hugo

"I always breathe cricket." - Kapil Dev

"Who says I breathe music? Who says I even breathe?" - Gayle Forman

"Things to do today: 1) Breathe in. 2) Breathe out." - Ned Vizzini

"You can only breathe out if you breathe in." - John Lennon

"We must breathe time as fishes breathe water." - Denise Levertov

"The trees must breathe so I can breathe." - Deepak Chopra

"They breathe truth that breathe their words in pain." - William Shakespeare

"Breathe in, breathe out, no fear, no doubt." - Martha Beck

"When the need to succeed is as bad as the need to breathe, then you'll be successful." - Eric Thomas

"Spring won't let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again." - Gustav Mahler

"And every breath I breathe untill the moment I'm deceased. Will be another moment ballin' as a 'G'." - Tupac Shakur

"You may as soon find a living man who does not breathe, as a living Christian who does not pray." - Matthew Henry

"No issue is more compelling than the air we breathe, be it hot or cold, be it hawk or human." - Jack Nicholson

"People will pay me to feel the passion and energy I breathe into my career and creations." - Alan Cohen

"All right-minded people adore it; and anyone who is able to live without it is unworthy to draw breathe" - Moliere

"If you dont live, eat, breathe, football, then youre not a true football player. You just wear the jersey." - Sergio Ramos

"We live and breathe words." - Cassandra Clare

"Go slowly, breathe and smile." - Nhat Hanh

"Without acting, I cannot breathe." - Laurence Olivier

"You're the reason I breathe" - Darynda Jones

"You're the reason I breathe" - Darynda Jones

"Smile, breathe and go slowly." - Nhat Hanh

"As I breathe, I hope." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Just let your skin breathe." - Felicity Huffman

"If we are not empty, we become a block of matter. We cannot breathe, we cannot think. To be empty means to be alive, to breathe in and to breathe out. We cannot be alive if we are not empty. Emptiness is impermanence, it is change. We should not complain about impermanence, because without impermanence, nothing is possible." - Nhat Hanh

"That's where the dreams end: with the realization that it doesn't matter where I am, whether I think I'm a woman or a fish or something in-between. I've never really left the pond. I still can't breathe." - Mira Grant

"You can't breathe for sheer revulsion when you keep finding the bodies of women with bamboo poles thrust up their vaginas. Even old women over 70 are constantly being raped." - John Rabe

"In fiction writing ideas have to be handled extremely carefully. You can't let your characters just be mouthpieces for your ideas. They have to live and breathe on their own." - Alan Lightman

"You've been here before. It won't kill you. It feels like you can't breathe, but you actually are breathing. It feels like you'll never stop crying, but you actually will." - Liane Moriarty

"It was only the other night everything was fine and the next thing I know Im drowning. How many times can a man go down and still be alive? I can't breathe" - Ray Bradbury

"There's nothing Israel can do without US support. It can't breathe without US support. The US bankrolls everything, and it's just silly to think that Israel can do anything without the support." - Norman Finkelstein

"This is how it works You're young until you're not You love until you don't You try until you can't You laugh until you cry You cry until you laugh And everyone must breathe Until their dying breath." - Regina Spektor

"I've seen looks before that have literally taken my breath away - like someone on the red carpet and it's just like I can't even breathe, like you get some type of amazing anxiety." - Zendaya

"I studiously avoid the darkest places of the Internet. Sometimes you can't avoid it because you're doing a legitimate news search and something pops up, but I don't breathe that stuff in because I think it's a carcinogen." - Megyn Kelly

"This is how it works - You're young until you're not You love until you don't You try until you can't You laugh until you cry You cry until you laugh And everyone must breathe Until their dying breath." - Regina Spektor

"The world is eaten up by boredom.... You can't see it all at once. It is like dust. You go about and never notice, you breathe it in, you eat and drink it." - Georges Bernanos

"I've learned that I can't have a packed work schedule and a packed social schedule and a packed personal life; I need to just have time to myself to sit and breathe and unwind." - Kim Cattrall

"I still get nervous on dates. I'll be sitting at dinner with a guy and I have to excuse myself and go to the bathroom because I can't breathe." - Shannen Doherty

"I want to make something that is breathtaking. Of course, you can't make something that is always breathtaking, or you would never be able to breathe. You would collapse." - Brian Eno

"The Chinese have figured out that they have a giant environmental problem. Folks in Beijing, some days, literally can't breathe. Over a million Chinese die prematurely every year because of air pollution." - Joe Biden

"Wealthy men can't live in an island that is encircled by poverty. We all breathe the same air. We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance." - Ayrton Senna

"Sometimes my body wakes me up and says 'Hey, you haven't had pain in a while. How about pain?' And sometimes I can't breathe, and that's hard to live with. But I still celebrate life and don't give up." - Mattie Stepanek

"On the path of love we don't feel we necessarily have control. In the yoga of love we feel it's only God who does everything. We can't breathe one breath without God." - Frederick Lenz

"There's no worse feeling than being in front of a guy with six-pack abs, muscles popping out of his shoulders, veins popping out of his arms, and you know he's swinging for the fences, in front of all your friends and family, and you can't breathe. You can't breathe no matter how much moves you know. You start to panic. You start to feel a drowning sensation. It's the worst feeling in the world." - Jon Jones

"Yoga is a metaphor for life. You have to take it really slowly. You can't rush. You can't skip to the next position. You find yourself in very humiliating situations, but you can't judge yourself. You just have to breathe, and let go. It is a workout for your mind, your body and your soul." - Madonna Ciccone

"Oh I am what I am I'll do what I want But I can't hide I won't go I won't sleep I can't breathe Until you're resting here with me I won't leave I can't hide I cannot be Until you're resting here with me." - Dido

"You can't hit what you can't see" - Walter Johnson

"What you can't imagine, you can't discover." - Albert Einstein

"You can't regret what you can't remember." - Lisa Birnbach

"That air. The air afterwards. I wanted to breathe it in. It felt right to breathe it in. Because we were breathing them in, weren't we? And the building. We were breathing it all in. And I thought, there's a part of this that's actually a part of me now. I now have that responsibility. I am alive, and I am breathing, and I can do the things this dust can't do." - David Levithan

"Seems like just yesterday, you were a part of me. I used to stand so tall, I used to be so strong; your arms around me tight, everything felt so right - unbreakable, like nothing could go wrong. Now I can't breathe. No, I can't sleep; I'm barely hanging on. Here I am, once again, I'm torn into pieces. Can't deny it, can't pretend, just thought you were the one. Broken up, deep inside, but you won't get to see the tears I cry." - Kelly Clarkson

"I'm scared of him," said Piggy, "and that's why I know him. If you're scared of someone you hate him but you can't stop thinking about him. You kid yourself he's all right really, an' then when you see him again; it's like asthma an' you can't breathe..." - William Golding

"My heart beats so hard it hurts, and I can't scream and I can't breathe, but I also feel everything, every vein and every fiber, every bone and every nerve, all awake and buzzing in my body as if charged with electricity. I am pure adrenaline." - Veronica Roth

"I used to dream I used to glance beyond the stars Now I don't know where we are although I know we've drifted far What about yesterday What about the seas The heavens are falling down I can't even breathe What about the bleeding Earth Can't we feel its wounds What about nature's worth? It's our planet's womb." - Michael Jackson

"You're playing and you think everything is going fine. Then one thing goes wrong. And then another. And another. You try to fight back, but the harder you fight, the deeper you sink. Until you can't move... you can't breathe... because you're in over your head. Like quicksand." - Keanu Reeves

"When you hear the word tear gas you think, well, your eyes will burn and that's it. But that whole feeling of your whole skin burning, that you can't breathe, you can't inhale, you feel suffocated - it's a very, very terrifying experience." - Haskell Wexler

"I can't even consider the prospect of grandchildren because I don't know if there will be anything left for them on Earth. That's how serious the problem is. We can't drink the water or breathe the air, and we're all dying from some sort of cancer. How many generations can sustain that? It frightens me terribly." - Patti Davis

"We breathe the light, we breathe the music, we breathe the moment as it passes through us." - Anne Rice

"You can't unscramble eggs." - J P Morgan

"Intelligence can't be insulted." - Nick Rhodes

"You can't eat compliments." - Charles M Schulz

"You can't buy happiness" - Kurt Cobain

"Kangoroos can't hop backwards." - Daniel Tosh

"Money can't buy poverty." - Marty Feldman

"Success can't be forced." - Loretta Young

"I can't stand whining." - Hillary Clinton

"I can't drive anymore." - Hillary Clinton

"I can't leave England." - Heather Mills

"I can't bear Catholicism." - George Michael

"I can't cook." - Rita Ora

"I can't act!" - Bob Dylan

"I can't retire." - Roger Daltrey

"I can't sing." - Jenny Eclair

"You can't play forever." - Jim Thome

"I can't dance." - Dana Torres

"I can't really fight." - Connor Jessup

"For someone like me, who loves to sweat and push herself, it's a challenge to slow down, to sit, to breathe and hold poses." - Ellen Degeneres

"Yet where is your inner value when you no longer know what it is to breathe freely; when you no longer have freedom over your own selves" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Allow yourself emotion-backed demands only for physical necessities such as air to breathe, food if starving, and shelter if freezing." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"Teach me, 0 God, not to torture myself, not to make a martyr out of myself through stifling reflection, but rather teach me to breathe deeply in faith." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Grief is illness. You cannot breathe; you cannot walk or eat or sleep. The sickness is entire, the body and the spirit." - Zelda Popkin

"The power of yes: that's what allows creativity to breathe and to come in. That's what allows your ideas to become living, breathing, moving dreams in action." - Jason Mraz

"Where is the pricing system that offers the consumer a fair choice between air to breathe and motor cars to drive about in?" - Joan Robinson

"In 1999, I just came out of putting out the song 'Vivrant Thing' and 'Breathe and Stop' off the 'Amplified' album. Clive Davis signed me to Arista." - Q-Tip

"Politics is not just about voting one day every four years. Politics is the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the road we walk on." - Unita Blackwell

"I feel like saying we need to all calm down a little. Lets take the time to breathe. I have no intention of allowing myself be distracted." - Pauline Marois

"Take care of yourself. Eat well, rest, train hard and smart, make time to think and breathe. Be intentional with your time." - Kristin Armstrong

"I need you to breathe for me." - Patrick Rothfuss

"Breathe and don't try to be perfect." - Nicole Kidman



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