Suffocation Quotes

Quotes tagged as "suffocation" (showing 1-20 of 20)
Rick Riordan
“Maybe that's why he had started to fear suffocation. It wasn't so much drowning in the earth or sea but the feeling that he was sinking into too many expectations, literally getting in over his head.
Wow...when he started having thoughts like that, he knew he'd been spending too much time with Annabeth.”
Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Love should not cause suffocation and death if it is truly love. Don't bundle someone into an uncomfortable cage just because you want to ensure their safety in your life. The bird knows where it belongs, and will never fly to a wrong nest.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Henry David Thoreau
“A man can suffocate on courtesy.”
Henry David Thoreau

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“As uncomfortable as it might be, I refuse to let the comfort of being agreed with suffocate my opinions.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“Burying your head in the sand does not make you invisible it only leads to suffocation.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman, Veterans of the Psychic Wars

Malak El Halabi
“You don't need an ocean to feel like you're drowning. You feel it, between your chest and your throat, the weight of it stretching you outside your self, like a dead fish on the shore.”
Malak El Halabi

Stephen M. Irwin
“Christ can forgive you," he whispered, though he didn't believe it. There wasn't a hint of compassion in those ice-blue eyes.
"That's grand," she said.
Her features became again those of the pleasant brown-haired nurse. She smiled, pulled the pillow from under his head, and covered his face.”
Stephen M. Irwin, The Dead Path

Victor Hugo
“All of us, whoever we may be, have our respirable beings. We lack air and we stifle. Then we die. To die for lack of love is horrible. Suffocation of the soul.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Shaikh Ashraf
“I felt alone, my loneliness suffocated me, and I craved to scream, shout and kill me while seeing all this. However, self-hatred also occupied me.”
Shaikh Ashraf, Friendship, Love & Sacrifice

Sarah Rayner
“I couldn't imagine it, living a pristine life in this big Georgian house and everything. It seemed heinous. So I left him. I thought I'd go mad, if I stayed.”
Sarah Rayner, One Moment, One Morning

Himanshu Chhabra
“Love is the flow of wind. When it stops, you feel suffocated.”
Himanshu Chhabra

Moonshine Noire
“It was one of those sweltering summer days in which the air itself seems to decline as a haze suffocates the outside world. It is painfully bright whether you are looking up at that ball of burning hydrogen or down at its vivid reflection on sheer pavement.”
Moonshine Noire

Barbara Pym
“So many things seemed to come in plastic bags now that it was difficult to keep track of them. The main thing was not to throw it away carelessly, better still to put it away in a safe place, because there was a note printed on it which read 'To avoid danger of suffocation keep this wrapper away from babies and children'. They could have said from middle-aged and elderly persons too, who might well have an irresistible urge to suffocate themselves.”
Barbara Pym, Quartet in Autumn

M.F. Moonzajer
“Religion has kept all of us suffocated, I can’t raise my voice you can’t raise your voice, still they call us fundamentalists.”
M.F. Moonzajer

Bryant McGill
“Attachment to the external always suffocates inner peace.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Khadija Rupa
“When the twilight of all my evenings reaches me, after a long dark day, my complicated thoughts suffocate inside all of my uncomplicated longings.

Evenings refuse to end. And the dawns that constantly swallow up my nights, always shows me an extremely long road I still need to tread, and discover.

And get hurt.”
Khadija Rupa

“When you feel like there is nothing else matter, you just feel like unable to breath because you finally realise that even the oxygen you're breathing is polluted.”
Sara Keddar

Lucy Hughes-Hallett
“Leaving Wychwood gave him, as it did each time, the mingled anxiety and exhilaration of a rebirth. Womb-warm and sequestered, it was at once a sanctuary and a place of internment.”
Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Peculiar Ground