Suffocating Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old suffocating quotes, suffocating sayings, and suffocating proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The world is filled to suffocating. Man has placed his token on every stone. Every word, every image, is leased and mortgaged. We know that a picture is but a space in which a variety of images, none of them original, blend and clash. Sherrie Levine
Attachment to the external always suffocates inner peace. Bryant McGill
Isn't it suffocating to keep waiting for life to get better all the time? Nitya Prakash
A man can suffocate on courtesy. Henry David Thoreau
Life should be touched, not strangled. Ray Bradbury
Precision can be suffocating Dan Brown
Life without utopia is suffocating, for the multitude at least: threatened otherwise with petrifaction, the world must have a new madness. Emile M. Cioran
Suffocating in silence. Beneath the weight of unspoken words. Gunjan Arora
Even paradise can be suffocating. Jenny Han
Sometimes, when a person is truly lost in this world, suffocating inside her private bubble where all she can hear is her own droning heartbeat, a touch can be enough. Walter Kirn
In suffocating the voice of conscience, passion carries with itself a restlessness of the body and the senses: it is the restlessness of the 'external man.' When the internal man has been reduced to silence, then passion, once it has been given freedom of action, so to speak, exhibits itself as an insistent tendency to satisfy the senses and the body. Pope John Paul II
Truly unconditional love was suffocating, in that it took so little notice of who you actually were. Garth Risk Hallberg
Don't strangle a struggler Richie Norton
Most pleasures embrace us but to strangle. Michel de Montaigne