Breath

The first few years I was competing, I'd ride so well in practice, then choke and fall in competition. Now I take a deep breath and say, 'Look at me. I'm outside. I'm doing what I love'. Still, nothing's matched the pressure I felt standing at the top of the halfpipe for the first time at the Olympics.

Gretchen Bleiler

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Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

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All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it.

Indira Gandhi

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I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.

Sylvia Plath

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We often speak of domestic terrorism and hate crimes in the same breath, and there is a fine line between the two, and certainly overlap in some cases.

James Comey

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Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad.

Donald Trump

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It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words.

T. S. Eliot

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Breath — quotes and aphorisms

Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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Space is the breath of art.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Maya Angelou

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