The energy that moves life is the force of the Feminine. She is unstoppable. She is the source of all life, the mover of blood, the breather of breath, the flow of the river's water. The Feminine is life. We can feel Her moving and living in any moment we are open to Her, or as Her.

— David Deida

Joyful Breather quotations

Are you a stingy breather? Well, don't be. Be extravagant with you breathing and come fully alive.

People say that I'm a tree hugger, but I do a lot more than hug trees.

I like having my drinking water without faecal matter, that's really nice. Or acceptable levels of strychnine. I'm an air breather, I've gotten used to that over the years.

When an army unit returns from service in Iraq or Afghanistan, it barely gets a breather before it begins training for its next deployment.

I headed out to have a breather at the stage door, dressed in my tramp costume.

I had my bowler hat between my feet and there were passers-by, and one of them turned back and said, 'Do you need help, brother?' And $1 fell into my hat!

Librarians, Dusty, possess a vast store of politeness.

These are people who get asked regularly the dumbest questions on God's green earth. These people tolerate every kind of crank and eccentric and mouth breather there is.

No particular scandal one can touch but it confounds the breather.

I don't aspire, but I would be very happy if one of my poems suddenly offered someone a shady rest stop, a breather in our interminable march under the murderous, scorching heat of the superfluous.

I think Phish will come back. I just think it's time for a breather.

Greatest generation came through some stuff that we can't even imagine - the Depression, World War I - and all they wanted after that was a breather and a calm and a quiet life, and they get us.

Things worth having don't come easy," Woods said.

"You have to fight for it until you're tired of fighting, and then you take a breather and fight some more." He squeezed my shoulder. "Don't give up. You'll regret it.

If your oxygen mask drops down, it's time to take a breather!

I'm a big believer in doing what you've got to do, but taking a breather when you can.

Darwin's theory is as dead as he is. Everyone is surviving, fit or not. Years ago, any kid dumb enough to chase a shiny object down a well was dead, and out of the gene pool. Now they got the technology and medicine to save the fool so he can breed more open mouth breathers.

In a perfect world, I would do 3 weeks on 3 weeks off;

so that I could always take a breather and come back to music with a fresh mind.

The nerds provide the toys that distract the morons.

So the nerds are sort of the new drug-dealers. We're the drug dealers of the 21st century because we provide all the brain candy for the mouth-breathers, for lack of a better word.

I happen to be a chain breather.

I will chide no breather in the world but myself, against whom I know most faults.

I asked a coughing friend of mine why he doesn't stop smoking.

'In this town it wouldn't do any good,' he explained. 'I happen to be a chain breather.'

How is Eric?' 'Very tightly wound. Plus, a lot of stuff happened that he'll tell you about.' 'Thanks for the warning. I'll go to the house now. You're my favorite breather.' 'Oh. Well ... great.' She hung up.