Night and morning are making promises to each other which neither will be able to keep. ~Richard Shelton
I imagine that yes is the only living thing. ~e.e. cummings
Ink smears, as thoughts sometimes do. ~Terri Guillemets
If only I could leave everything as it is, without moving a single star or a single cloud. Oh, if only I could! ~Antonio Porchia
When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath. ~Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika
If you woke up breathing, congratulations! You have another chance. ~Andrea Boydston
Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God. ~Krishnamacharya
Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. ~Thich Nhat Hanh
Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul. ~Henry Van Dyke, The Prison and the Angel
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us. ~Robert Louis Stevenson
To wash one's hair, make one's toilet, and put on scented robes; even if not a soul sees one, these preparations still produce an inner pleasure.
Man is never alone. Acknowledged or unacknowledged, that which dreams through him is always there to support him from within.
~Laurence van der Post