Quotations About / On: BREATHE

  • 11.
    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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  • 12.
    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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  • 13.
    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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  • 14.
    Of all ebriosity, who does not prefer to be intoxicated by the air he breathes?
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Higher Laws," Walden (1854).)
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  • 15.
    Breathe yours in your own tongue but let lips pronounce in English. you may fist this world in your hand!
    (Are you a non native of English language but need English to survive? Breathe in your language but speak always in English.)
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  • 16.
    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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  • 17.
    Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.
    (Arthur Koestler (1905-1983), Hungarian-born British author. Extract from Rubashov's diary, in "The Second Hearing," ch. 1, Darkness at Noon (1940).)
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  • 18.
    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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  • 19.
    Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
    (Harper Lee (b. 1926), U.S. author. Scout, in To Kill a Mockingbird, pt. 1, ch. 2 (1960).)
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  • 20.
    I have often observed, there is not a Man breathing who does not differ from all other Men, as much in the Sentiments of his Mind, as the Features of his Face.
    (Richard Steele (1672-1729), British author. The Spectator, No. 264 (1711).)
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