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To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
I'm convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they're stones that don't matter. As long as you're breathing, it's never too late to do some good.
My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up - not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
In America there is institutional racism that we all inherit and participate in, like breathing the air in this room - and we have to become sensitive to it.
Henry Louis Gates
The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf. Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
Man, I'm the No. 1 living and breathing rock star. I am Axl Rose; I am Jim Morrison; I am Jimi Hendrix.
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.
Thomas de Quincey
A cigarette is a breathing space. It makes a parenthesis. The time of a cigarette is a parenthesis, and if it is shared, you are both in that parenthesis. It's like a proscenium arch for a dialogue.
Now that I have kids, I'm probably more overprotective than I've ever been. My wife's nickname for me is 'red alert.' I sometimes check just to see if the kids are breathing. But I try not to be a helicopter parent.
First we attacked the Russian soldiers with our gases, and then when we saw the poor fellows lying there, dying slowly, we tried to make breathing easier for them by using our own life-saving devices on them.
I have defeated this earthworm with my words. Imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists.
The choking humidity makes amphibians of us all, in Bombay, breathing water in air; you learn to live with it, and you learn to like it, or you leave.
Gregory David Roberts
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
I wake up every day and I think, 'I'm breathing! It's a good day.'
What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
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.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next.
Repetition is based on body rhythms, so we identify with the heartbeat, or with walking, or with breathing.
One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing.
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
I feel like I'm on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I've climbed a very giant mountain, and I'm just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air.
Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation.
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people.
Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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