Quotes by breathing

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  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    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.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
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    All writers have periods when they stop writing, when they cannot write, and this is always painful and terrible because writing is like breathing.
  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy
    Indian author 1961-
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    Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
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    At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.
  • Thomas De Quincey
    Thomas De Quincey
    British writer 1785-1859
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    Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
  • Adam Duritz
    Adam Duritz
    American musician and record producer 1964-
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    For me, songwriting is something like breathing: I just do it. But that doesn't mean you're fantastic.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what is it to cease breathing but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?
  • Alice Hamilton
    Alice Hamilton
    American physician, research scientist, and author 1869-1970
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    From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air, not by handling their food with unwashed hands.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    Greed is a basic part of animal nature. Being against it is like being against breathing or eating. It means nothing.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    I am a writer. Imagining what someone would say or do comes to me as naturally as breathing.
    Source: The Year of Magical Thinking (2007) 169
  • Lorrie Moore
    Lorrie Moore
    American writer 1957-
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    I love plays. Even bad ones. I like the fact that actual live, breathing people are standing before you in tense situations that you are not personally responsible for.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    I told you, sir, they were red-hot with drinking; so full of valor that they smote the air, for breathing in their faces, beat the ground for kissing of their feet.
  • Bernice Johnson Reagon
    Bernice Johnson Reagon
    American composer, scholar, and social activist 1942-
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    If every moment is sacred, and If you are amazed and in awe most of the time when you find yourself breathing and not crazy, then you are in a state of constant thankfulness, worship and humility.
  • In love's godlike breathing, there's the innermost aspect of the universe.
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