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We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Most people are completely unaware of their breath. They violate your space, they have no idea that they have halitosis.
What is beauty, anyway? It's more than something pleasant looking. If it doesn't stop us in our tracks and make us unable to move for a moment, unable to put into words what's closing off the breath in our throats, then maybe it's pretty, but it probably isn't beauty.
There's a lot more responsibility at home, so a tour is like the opposite for me. It's like a breath of fresh air.
Why give chemotherapy or even antibiotics to people with end-stage Alzheimer's disease? Keep them pain free and clean, love them but don't automatically try to get the last technology-produced breath from them. Start a preschool program instead or do something about the atrocious state of obesity in our children.
There was a great complexity to my father. He was a devoted family man. But, in the same breath, he simply was not suited to an anchored life. He should have been somebody who had a backpack, an old map, a bit of change in his pocket and that was it - roaming the world.
Breath mints and Chapstick are key if you want to have a good kiss.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
George Bernard Shaw
Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.
Konrad von Gesner
I thought it completely absurd to mention my name in the same breath as the presidency.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
A human being is only breath and shadow.
I never like being touched, ever. People used to say I held my breath when they were hugging me. I still do.
Truly to sing, that is a different breath.
Rainer Maria Rilke
I want to preach till the last breath in my lungs runs out.
Charles R. Swindoll
I balanced all, brought all to mind, the years to come seemed waste of breath, a waste of breath the years behind, in balance with this life, this death.
William Butler Yeats
Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.
Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
We all need to take a deep breath and think about being a Bush daughter and having that cross to bear. I'd go out and have a couple of drinks too.
The first time I kissed Brad my knees went weak - I literally lost my breath!
It has ever been since time began, and ever will be, till time lose breath, that love is a mood - no more - to man, and love to a woman is life or death.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
In West Virginia yesterday, a man was arrested for stealing several blow-up dolls. Reportedly, police didn't have any trouble catching the man because he was completely out of breath.
You can't have it both ways. You can't tell me that you're taxed enough already, and that you want constitutional government and then in the next breath say, 'Bring me home some bacon.' The pig has been picked clean.
The problem with writing a monthly book is that you're going through your work like a man running for a bus, red-faced and out of breath. There isn't time for reflection or critical self-examination.
J. Michael Straczynski
John F. Kennedy
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