47 Quotes That Will Inspire Your Breathe

This life is full of ups and downs and life comes at you fast. At one point you can be having a nice time with success after success, but then things start going in the opposite direction and issues pile down on you like a huge mountain, and you feel like you cannot breathe. You are not alone, and every person has had this experience in one way or another. You feel like you have had enough and you are about to give up, But it should not be like that.

As long as you are breathing, you have a chance to change everything. Try it today, tomorrow, and the day after tomorrow. Each day take a deep breath and hold it for up to six seconds, and then breathe out slowly – this will help you feel right again.

It’s simple but taking a deep breathe will actually impact your thinking and perspective. Just do it right now before you read the quotes below. Just take a breath and focus on getting yourself back on track. Breathing also helps to reduce stress, reduce tension as well as decreasing your blood pressure. Below is a collection of breathing quotes that will give you numerous reasons to relax and take a breath

Breathe Quotes

1. “The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.”– Jean Paul

2. “I learned that when life pulls you under, you can kick against the bottom, break the surface, and breathe again.”– Sheryl Sandberg

3. “In many a piece of music, it’s the pause or the rest that gives the piece its beauty and its shape. And I know I, as a writer, will often try to include a lot of empty space on the page so that the reader can complete my thoughts and sentences and so that her imagination has room to breathe.”– Pico Iyer

4. “We are a nation founded as a rebuke to tyranny. A nation of revolutionaries who refused sovereign reign from afar. Hear me – we’re a nation that says give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. A nation built on our differences, guided by the belief that we’re all created equal.”– Michelle Obama

5. “Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”– Ernest Hemingway

6. “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”– Marcus Aurelius

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7. “What excites me is just taking some time to breathe in life. The mundane is very exciting.”– Viola Davis

8.” It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are… than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.”– Henry David Thoreau

9. “It is the poets, artists, and musicians that will carry us through the pandemic attacks into a new reality. They are the ones who tell us how to navigate, breathe, feel, think, enjoy, and fully live our lives. (“Because the world had corona”)”– Erik Pevernagie

10. “We breathe when we’re wrong, we breathe when we’re right, we breathe even as we slip off the ledge toward an early grave. It cannot be undone. So I breathe.”– Tahereh Mafi

11. “Physical body is just an instrument, through which you experience life. You have the awareness field, along with the physical body to experience life, while the entire major functions of the physical body, is performed by the subtle strings of the soul.”– Roshan Sharma

12. “My dream is to have a house on the beach, even just a little shack somewhere so I can wake up, have coffee, look at dolphins, be quiet and breathe the air.”– Christina Applegate

13. “No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.”– Edvard Munch

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14. “I’ve never had a voice coach, but I am about to name drop horrendously here: I did once get some advice on how to project my voice from Sean Connery, which was lovely. It’s all about where you breathe. That’s my claim to fame.”– Nicola Sturgeon

15. “It’s true that the atmosphere here is quite different from the one in France. People live and breathe football here, and that’s what I like. Every footballer wants to play in the Premier League.”– Antony Martial

16. “If you woke up breathing, congratulations! You have another chance.”– Andrea Boydston

17. “Without full awareness of breathing, there can be no development of meditative stability and understanding.”– Thich Nhat Hanh

18. “The ability to breathe is a gift. Wake up grateful each day for that gift.”– Johnny Lung

19. “Deep breathing brings deep thinking and shallow breathing brings shallow thinking.”– Elsie Lincoln Benedict

20. “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”– Etty Hillesum

21. “I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. I will simply breathe. And it will be okay. Because I don’t quit.”– Shayne McClendon

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22. “Gratitude is not a limited resource, nor is it costly. It is abundant as air. We breathe it in but forget to exhale.”– Marshall Goldsmith

23. “Technology has become as ubiquitous as the air we breathe, so we are no longer conscious of its presence.”– Godfrey Reggio

25. “In a meadow full of flowers, you cannot walk through and breathe those smells and see all those colors and remain angry. We have to support the beauty, the poetry, of life.”– Jonas Mekas

26. “Each moment, breath is nourishing millions and millions of cells in our body.Listen to its language, interpret its words and enter into the mystery of life.”– Amit Ray

27. “Power is given only to those you allow to have power over you. No man was born with a master. The only master of all is the Creator, and he created all men to be free. Freedom is a God-given right, not a human-granted gift. No man should have to fight to breathe in good health and peace.”– Suzy Kassem

28. “Acting was merely a pastime; I wanted to make films. But theatre, ah – now that was a labour of love. Can there be anything better than performing without retakes and cuts, in front of people you can see, hearing them breathe in the darkness of the hall?”– Kabir Bedi

29. “Breathing well means breathing more slowly and deeply. Relax, feel your breathing, and breathe comfortably. Once aware, it naturally becomes deeper and slower.”– IIchi Lee

30. “Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts.”– Thich Nhat Hanh

31. “What can we do but keep on breathing in and out, modest and willing, and in our places?”– Mary Oliver

32. “When the breath is unsteady, all is unsteady; when the breath is still; all is still. Control the breath carefully. Inhalation gives strength and a controlled body; retention gives steadiness of mind and longevity; exhalation purifies body and spirit.”– Goraksasathakam

33. “As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings.”– Dalai Lama

34. “While we breathe, we will hope.”– Barack Obama

35. “You are that one breath. that puts all the remaining breaths. back into my body.”– Sanober Khan

36. “Bliss begins with the breath. We breathe in, and accept all that is new. We breathe out, and release all that has passed.”– Sara Wiseman

37. “The deep breathe you just took to show that your problems are bigger than you, is the final breathe someone had taken right now in his life! As long as your breathe is not the final one, you still have a hope!”– Israelmore Ayivor

38. “It would be ridiculous to hold your breath and blame others for your inability to breathe. In the same sense, it is ridiculous to live an unaligned life and blame God for your misfortune.”– Steve Maraboli

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39. “Breathing is medicine. I forgot how to breathe, but I’m learning all over again.”– Mandi Lynn, Essence

40. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”– Oprah Winfrey

41. “The more we talk about our troubles and our fears, the more life we breathe into them.”– Evinda Lepins

42. “Every breath is a resurrection.”– Gregory Orr

43. “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

44. “There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then, there’s another way: a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.”– Rumi

45. “If you are feeling stressed out, stop and take 10 deep breaths…it really does help! Then focus your mind on one thing and one thing only; things are only overwhelming when you look at them all at once.”– B. Dave Walters

46. “I didn’t want to go back to sleep. I wanted to talk to him until the earth started revolving around the moon.”– Kristen Ashley

47. “I’m truly excited to be a part of the Reebok family. What really comes through when working with Reebok team is that they live and breathe fitness. They have an incredible heritage in training and know exactly what it takes to help athletes be as fit as they can be.”– Johny Hendricks


In conclusion, breathing is very crucial for human survival. If you are not breathing with whatever means, then you are lifeless and you have no other chance. Taking a breath should give you the courage and hope to hang on since there is always another chance.

Medically, taking a deep breath has been proven to reduce anxiety, stress and help you relax. The above quotes from famous celebrities will encourage you to continue breathing and not to lose hope since tomorrow is another day.


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