Breathe Quotes to Help You Calm & Relax

In our everyday hustle and bustle, powerful ‘breathe quotes’ will become your serenity in the chaos, promoting mindfulness, calmness, tranquility and a renewed sense of self. Inspirational and calming ‘breathe quotes’ will remind you to pause, slow down, and re-center yourselves amidst the rush of life. Find your inner peace and let the power of breathing rejuvenate your soul.

Best Breathe Quotes

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

When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus

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

You honestly expect me to breathe in a world without air? Renee Ahdieh

The trick to life is to just keep breathing. John Landry

Just breathe. Ten tiny breaths Seize them. Feel them. Love them. K.A. Tucker

Learn how to exhale, the inhale will take care of itself. Carla Melucci Ardito

Keep breathing. Just keep doing it. It’s easy. In and out. Jenny Downham

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. Goraksasatakam

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

The wisest one word sentence? Breathe. Terri Guillemets

Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships. Steve Maraboli

Only those who know how to breathe will survive. Pundit Acharya

Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift. Amit Ray

If you woke up breathing, congratulations! You have another chance. Andrea Boydston

Let go of the battle. Breathe quietly and let it be. Let your body relax and your heart soften. Open to whatever you experience without fighting. Jack Kornfield

Breathe in deeply to bring your mind home to your body. Thich Nhat Hanh

If our feelings clash with our perceptions and we cannot breathe anymore, below the leaden sky of a harsh reality, we have to kill the dormant virus of lassitude, punch the air and propel us on a new course, taking back a genuine interest in the world, and create an open space to overcome the impairment of emotional thinking. Erik Pevernagie

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

He doesn’t deserve it he can have any girl in the world’s love and he took yours. someone who deserves so much more than a summer fling. Abbi Glines

Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. L. Frank Baum

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When we decide to quit the treadmill and understand how and when we must let loose, we can breathe the air of inner freedom and scent the fragrance of the daffodils in the garden of our dreams. Erik Pevernagie

The ability to breathe is a gift. Wake up grateful each day for that gift. Brant Reader

The sun loves the moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe, and in return, she reflects his love. Jeffrey Fry

For breath is life, so if you breathe well you will live long on earth. Sanskrit Proverb

In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon. Albert Camus

Conscious breathing heightens awareness and deepens relaxation. Dan Brule

Think about every good thing in your life right now. Free yourself of worrying. Let go of the anxiety, breathe. Stay positive, all is well. Germany Kent

Smile, breathe, take it slow, and live a happy life. John Landry

There are no lungs like the ones that breathe poetry. D. Antoinette Foy

Breath is the link between mind and body. Dan Brule

And she tried to breathe. Alison McGhee

What can we do but keep on breathing in and out, modest and willing, and in our places? Mary Oliver

Do something nice for yourself today. Find some quiet, sit in stillness, breathe. Put your problems on pause. You deserve a break. Akiroq Brost

Deep breathing brings deep thinking and shallow breathing brings shallow thinking. Elsie Lincoln Benedict

Being calm is a skill that starts with proper breathing. Dr. Tully taught me that breathing deeply and regularly is not only the key to remaining calm, but also instantly connects us to a higher vibration. Sonia Choquette

Breathing, according to me, corresponds to taking charge of one’s own life. Luce Irigaray

I’m never nervous when I go to meet heads of state. I feel they should be nervous, because they are the ones who’ll be held accountable for the lives their decisions will impact the most. Bono

You’re alive and breathing. That’s a fine reason to celebrate. John Landry

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Kissing you is terrifying, breathing your same air makes my knees weak, when I’m around you it’s a tie between wanting to chase you down or just kiss you until you can’t breathe. Rachel Van Dyken

It can still be a good day if the only thing you did was breathe. John Landry

The following ten throws went a variety of places. I never hit the target, but I was getting closer. Isabella was laughing so hard she wrote Please stop can’t breathe in the dirt with her finger. Jim Benton

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. Thich Nhat Hanh

When life is foggy, path is unclear and mind is dull, remember your breath. It has the power to give you the peace. It has the power to resolve the unsolved equations of life. Amit Ray

I wake up every day and think, I’m breathing! It’s a good day. Eve Ensler

Whenever you touch a poem that caresses your soul, breathe it gently for it might be the wind that perfects your life’s goal. A. Saleh

Breathing well means breathing more slowly and deeply. Relax, feel your breathing, and breathe comfortably. Once aware, it naturally becomes deeper and slower. Ilchi Lee

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

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

Breathe in that vital connection to the life source and sensual beauty everywhere. Feel loved and strong. Jay Woodman

Breathing control gives man strength, vitality, inspiration, and magic powers. Zhuangzi

They’re brainless girls, otherwise they wouldn’t be seen dead here. They’re pretty, with ugly, appealing smiles and conversations we can’t hear. They breathe smoke and blow it out, and words drop from their mouths and get crushed to the floor. Or they get discarded, just to glow with warmth for a moment, for someone else to tread on later. Markus Zusak

Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment, I know this is the only moment. Thich Nhat Hanh

Why be crying, fearful, lonely, when you have the whole universe? Be still, listen to your heart, breathe, and know you need nothing. Jay Woodman

Whenever you’re feeling down just breathe. Everything will work its way out in the end. John Landry

Death’s life should have listened to the moonly whispers of breathing in the coldest nights. Munia Khan

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Thích Nhất Hạnh

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Only when you explore the ecstasy of simply being, where even to breathe is a distraction, can you call yourself complete. Sadghuru

When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world. BKS Inyengar

You flourish one hushed breath at a time. Imagine all you can build word by single word. Laurie Seidler

Listen. Are you breathing just a little and calling it a life? Mary Oliver

Although our brain and nervous system only represent two percent of our body weight, they use a full 20 percent of oxygen we consume. When our breathing is dysfunctional oxygen supply is limited, and the conscious mind will work a little slower and perceive incoming stimuli as slightly more stressful and threatening. Anders Olsson

Whatever is going to happen in life will happen. Just be thankful to be alive to be breathing. John Landry

Our every breath connects us to the divine ocean of peace, joy, and happiness. Feel the joy of mindful breathing. Amit Ray

I love to breathe. Oxygen is sexy! Kris Carr

Sensuality needs space to breathe. Lebo Grand

It’s funny, but you never really think much about breathing. Until it’s all you ever think about. Tim Winton

She wrinkled her nose to dismiss the thought. This is how she had learned to release some of her anxiety thoughts may come, but she didn’t have to follow them everywhere they wanted her to go. Maureen Johnson

To meditate with mindful breathing is to bring body and mind back to the present moment so that you do not miss your appointment with life. Nhat Hanh

Many of us tell ourselves a story that we don’t have time for Stillness. That there’s so much to do at work and at home that we can’t make space for mental breaks. However, you need breaks. Imagine if you finished a hard workout, and immediately afterward you told yourself you had to do another hour of intense exercise. That would be crazy, right? You would insist on a break to catch your breath, drink some water, and slow your heart rate. Just like your body, your mind needs time to relax and recover. If you ask it to keep going at top speed all day and into the evening, eventually you’re not going to be productive. Darcy Luoma

Angels are all around us, all the time, in the very air we breathe.  Elias Freeman

He politely breathed up my nose. I had learned many years ago that this is the preferred greeting of most horses. They like to breathe up your nose. Especially when you’re first introduced. And then, to be polite, you must breathe back up theirs. Marti Healy

Words are the bones. Writing is the lungs. Reading is like breathing. T.L. Crain

I breathe in strength and exhale superiority. Jessica L. Williams

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. Erich Fromm

Some doors only open from the inside. Breath is a way of accessing that door. Max Strom

Breathing affects your respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, muscular, and psychic systems, and also has a general effect on your sleep, memory, ability to concentrate, and your energy levels. Donna Farhi

Relate to softness of heart like the air that you need to breathe. It’s your living connection to goodness. Open your heart and it lives. John de Ruiter

Breathing dreams like air. F. Scott Fitzgerald

Laughter is the most serene and yet wild yoga for your lungs. Goitsemang Mvula

Spiritual Breathing teaches us that we are all connected in love. Dan Brule

Respira mija! Let go of any opposition. Put your foot into the flowing river and cross it. Joy Marino

We too should make ourselves empty, that the great soul of the universe may fill us with its breath. Laurence Binyon

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Have you ever been involved in a situation where you felt like the other person needed you so they could live? I asked. But you couldn’t stay there because they were taking the oxygen you needed to breathe? Tijan

If you’re still breathing, you have the power to take control of your life  to take control of the world. John Landry

Can you feel the connection? We breathe so that the trees thrive and the trees breathe so that we are able to live. Perfect symbiosis. Sanchita Pandey

Regulate the breathing, and thereby control the mind. B.K.S. Iyengar

Think for yourself. Ignore the noises around you that polarize and try to promote fear and division. You know better. Be better. Breathe. Gregory S. Williams

Improper breathing is a common cause of ill health. Dr. Andrew Weil

You can experience the beauty of nature only when you sit with it, observe it, breathe it and talk to it. Sanchita Pandey

He lives most life whoever breathes most air. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Breath, just breathe. Danielle de Barabarac

Breath is life. We should pay as much attention to it as any other aspect of beingness. Swami Nostradamus Virato

Deep down we’re all the same. When life’s storms threaten to drown us we just do our best to keep calm, carry on, and breathe. If I’ve learned one thing along the way it’s that learning to breathe again is a team sport and we all need a little help along the way. Niki Hardy

Breathing is meditation; life is a meditation. You have to breathe in order to live, so breathing is how you get in touch with the sacred space of your heart. Willow Smith

The tears fell like rivers down Tern’s cheeks. He did not want to cry. He wanted to be strong like Raven, like Hawk, but they fell all the same. He tried to hold them back, but that only made it difficult to breathe. Noor Al Shanti

Money is like oxygen. If you don’t exhale, you’re not breathing. Marci Geller

Now breathe, and step out again, a step further from the past. Step into the streets as narrow as bones, the white streets of the labyrinth, and breathe deeply. Breathe, and step out once more. Kevin Barry

Every breath you take proves just how blessed you really are. John Landry

There are so many distractions in your daily life that taking the time to pause and consciously breathe is a gift you can give yourself and in so doing you give it to others who feel your sense of calm and inner strength. Ntathu Allen

Let the air become you, and then leave you. Forgive each breath because although it abandons you, every single time, it is also brings you life. A man who cannot forgive the air has no chance of living. Edmond Manning

Turn your pressure into Power, and your anxiety into Productivity. Jeanette Coron

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

The land of oneness lives in your heart, and has been waiting for you to return to it for a very long time. It was patient, and unconditional in its love for you, and knew that you had many steps to walk, many marathons to run, and a long, difficult voyage on the vast sea of your destiny before you got here, and you did. Ora Nadrich

Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours. Swedish Proverb

You cannot suffocate love. It will still breathe long after you’re gone. Nitya Prakash

The secret to longevity is to keep breathing. Sophie Tucker

People quietly shuffle through the dust back to their Mercury Homes. Even though we are in an open air camp, we breathe the recycled air of dread and anxiety. Like everyone else, I wonder about tomorrow. Hope. Fear. Anticipation. Samira Ahmed

When people ask me what the most important thing is in life, I answer Just breathe. Yoko Ono

I want to breath the same air as you every minute of every day of my life. No matter how many timelines I live. Blake Crouch

Breathe and don’t try to be perfect. Nicole Kidman

To breathe in the hell is much easier, and significantly reliable than with a liar. Ehsan Sehgal

While we breathe, we will hope. Barack Obama

If you fall for someone with a mental illness know that some days they won’t be able to express love, they’re too busy trying to breathe. Nitya Prakash

Breathe consciously and with full intent to relax

In your breath is your freedom from the past and future and your ability to be here now. Ari Zandieh

Take every breath as an event. Arzum Uzun

Let every cell dance, love in harmony and breathe through yoga poses. Debasish Mridha

Breathe. It’s only a bad day, not a bad life. Ashley Purdy

The trees need to breathe too just as you and me do. Avijeet Das

And when I breathed, my breath was lightning. Black Elk

You’re only as good as the moment you’re in. How can you do better, if you don’t know better! Laura Katen

Keep breathing. Just keep doing it. It’s easy. In and out. Jenny Downham

One cannot breathe without distinctions. One may deny that; however, it would be the escape, not the truth. Ehsan Sehgal

As long as I breathe, I attack. Bernard Hinault

When life feels too big to handle, go outside. Everything looks smaller when you’re standing under the sky. L.R. Knost

As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings. Dalai Lama

I want to rest. I want to breathe quietly again. Tennessee Williams

Conscious breathing is the best antidote to stress, anxiety, and depression. Amit Ray

Sometimes life takes you into a dark place where you feel it’s impossible to breathe. You think you’ve been buried, but don’t give up, because if truth be told, you’ve actually been planted. Karen Gibbs

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

Trees exhale for us so that we can inhale them to stay alive. Can we ever forget that? Let us love trees with every breath we take until we perish. Munia Khan

If you can’t breathe, you can’t do nothing. JaVale McGee

I can breathe where there is green. Green grows hope. It keeps my heart beating and helps me remember who I am. Courtney M. Privett

Every breath is a resurrection. Gregory Orr

Where is the best place to be? Wherever we are, together. J.R. Rim

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

Breathe deeply and remember to love. Scott Stabile

Revenge is a caustic thing. I say, Breathe in, breathe deeply, let it go. Jason Statham

All you have to do is breathe, and you seduce me. Grace Draven

I take a few moments in the morning just to breathe while I drink my morning coffee or right before I get out of bed. Ayesha Curry

To travel is to breathe sentience into one’s ambitions. Saim .A. Cheeda

I meditate. I breathe out what I can’t control and focus on the positives. Deepika Padukone

I was crying out of frustration, frustration that I could not be left alone, that no girl at this school could possibly be allowed some space to breathe and sort out her own thoughts. Alice Pung

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

We just need to hang in there a little longer, spend a little more of our energy. Breathe. Melita Tessy

I schedule me time because, just like everyone else, I need to unwind. I try to remember to take it easy and breathe. Mandy Ingber

I used to have all of my ducks in a row. Now I’m happy to just have them in my vicinity. Mommy Moo Moo

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

Love must become the air we breathe. Sunday Adelaja

Culture is the air we breathe all around us. Josh Rox

When God created us, He breathed in us the Spirit of Life and put all that we need to make us great on this earth in us. Sunday Adelaja

For science must breathe the oxygen of freedom. John Polanyi

Some things are out of your control, but not your breath, so breathe in with me, okay? R.S. Grey

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. Emma Lazarus

After months after years of chaos and life-threatening situations and people stabbing me for no good reason, we’d somehow managed to find a moment to breathe. That didn’t just deserve to be enjoyed. It deserved to be celebrated, held up as proof that the world was a good place and didn’t actually need to be destroyed in order for me to have a nap. Seanan McGuire

The air we breathe is still free, but for how much time. I believe someone is busy patenting it to start selling it for profit. Bangambiki Habyarimana

He had to get out, get some space between him and the world, just to breathe. Allison Brennan

The American people have a right to know the air they breathe is safe. Sheldon Whitehouse

The quality of your life is measured by the number of deep breaths you take. Make each breath count. Richie Norton

Innovation can only occur where you can breathe free. Joe Biden

Between the percussion of the musical raindrops and the rhythmic swipe of wipers across the windshield, I fall into a hypnotic state, thinking nothing. I’m a blank slate. A refreshing simplicity that has eluded me for months. Dave Cenker

Just the fact that you get to live and breathe and interact with the world that’s pretty marvelous. Junot Diaz