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Quotations About / On: BREATHE

  • 1.
    The 'I think' which Kant said must be able to accompany all my objects, is the 'I breathe' which actually does accompany them.
    (William James (1842-1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Originally published in Journal of Philosophy (1904). "Does 'Consciousness' Exist?" Essays in Radical Empiricism, 1912.)
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  • 2.
    The air has finally gotten to the place that we can breathe it together.
    (Septima Clark (1898-1987), African American teacher and civil rights activist. Ready from Within, part 2, ch. 3 (1986). Quoting a statement she made in 1970 at the banquet held for her by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) when she won its Martin Luther King, Jr., Award "for Great Service to Humanity." King had founded SCLC.)
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  • 3.
    Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
    (Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), British novelist. Orlando, ch. 4 (1928).)
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  • 4.
    Rule of religion: purpose breathes even in dirt and stones.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 5.
    Nobody, but nobody, is going to stop breathing on me.
    (Virginia Apgar (1909-1974), U.S. physician. Originally quoted by Christina Smith in an obituary for Apgar: "In Memoriam," Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly (Fall 1974): p. 178. As quoted in Past and Promise, by Rebecca Berry Creswell (1990). A pediatrician and anesthesiologist who specialized in prenatal care, Apgar was speaking about her use of an "airway tube" at the site of auto accidents to revive victims.)
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  • 6.
    Conformity makes everything easier, if you can still breathe.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 7.
    Excuse me sir. There's breathing in my barn.
    (R.C. Sherriff (1896-1975), British screenwriter. James Whale. Old Farmer, The Invisible Man, reporting the Invisible Man's presence to the police (1933). Full name Robert Cedric Sherriff.)
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  • 8.
    Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.
    (Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), British novelist, poet. The Hand of Ethelberta, ch. 26 (1876).)
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    Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.
    (Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), British novelist, poet. The Hand of Ethelberta, ch. 26 (1876).)
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  • 10.
    Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
    (George Santayana (1863-1952), U.S. philosopher, poet. "Reason in Society," ch. 8, The Life of Reason (1905-1906).)
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