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But between sets I'd sneak over to the black places to hear blues musicians. It got to the point where I was making my living at white clubs and having my fun at the other places.
~By Stevie Ray Vaughan ~


All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.
~By John Ruskin ~


Living in Cambridge, with nature and everything, it's so clean.
~By Syd Barrett ~


I had always intended to make a living out of playing blues. But I never admitted it to myself. I don't suppose I could have given a logical reason for it ever becoming possible to do so.
~By Alexis Korner ~


The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I think we're at risk with our democracy. I think we're dealing with the most closed, imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory. They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
~By Wesley Clark ~


In my mid 30's, after a decade or so of giving full time to the music thing and finding myself with about $10 in the bank and no assets other than my musical equipment, I realized I needed to get serious about making a living.
~By Mark Edwards ~


These children should be enrolled in Independent Living programs designed by state and local governments to prepare them to enter the workplace, or attend college, and successfully manage their lives.
~By Charles Foster Bass ~


If you're a preacher, you talk for a living, so even if you don't make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.
~By Andrew Young ~


It is of first-class importance that our answer to the Riddle of the Sphinx should be in step with how we conduct our civilisation, and this should in turn be in step with the actual workings of living systems.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


I am myself for a living. I don't animate a character.
~By James Taylor ~


Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


The sport would not survive today if drivers were being killed at the rate they were in the 1960s and '70s. It would have been taken off the air. It is beamed into people's living rooms on Sunday afternoons, with children watching.
~By Damon Hill ~


Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.
~By Aeschylus ~


I think the rock'n'roll myth of living on the edge is a pile of crap.
~By Robert Smith ~


Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living.
~By Paul Eldridge ~


We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.
~By Alfred Newman ~


It's not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots.
~By Genevieve Gorder ~


A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


I was at that time like a fledgling swallow living high up in a niche in the eaves, who from time to time peeps out over the top of its nest with its little bright eyes.
~By Pierre Loti ~


It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.
~By Josh Billings ~


Today, for a Jew who writes in the German language, it is totally impossible to make a living. In no group do I see as much misery, disappointment, desperation and hopelessness as in Jewish writers who write in German.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


I don't know when the Return of the Living Dead are happening. That's been on the Internet for years.
~By Tobe Hooper ~


Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The next thing that happened to me was that I, we, were living in Paris where I then grew up.
~By Kitty Carlisle ~


The biggest lesson I've learned by living abroad for the last four years is the importance of communication.
~By Hidetoshi Nakata ~


Dr. David Livingstone left the Island of Zanzibar in March, 1866.
~By Henry Morton Stanley ~


A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today's military rejects include tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


I began using pseudonyms early in my career, when I was being paid a quarter a cent a word for my work, and when I had to write a lot to earn a living. Sometimes I had three or four stories in a single magazine without the editor knowing they were all by me.
~By Evan Hunter ~


I tell you, I'm really not what you'd call into your basic kink, even though we do live in Hollywood, which is a little bit like living in a box of granola.
~By McLean Stevenson ~


The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens. Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
~By Otto Schily ~


Faith means living with uncertainty - feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.
~By Dan Millman ~


If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.
~By Bruce Barton ~


It is not that Shakespeare's art is in technicolor and fancy, and that real life is black and white and tedious. The life that Shakespeare was living was the only life he had, and he had to use it to create what he was doing.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


I imagine that yes is the only living thing.
~By e. e. cummings ~


I'm such a girl for the living room. I really like to stay in my nest and not move. I travel in my mind, and that that's a rigorous state of journeying for me. My body isn't that interested in moving from place to place.
~By Bell Hooks ~


The second Cocoon questions that and deals much more directly with the value of living in the real world with its trials and tribulations. I would say it's about that and not about aging or death.
~By Daniel Petrie ~


The corals do not look much worn, but still appear to have been dead. There are some delicate shells of molluscs from depths beyond 500 fathoms, where they were certainly living.
~By Edward Forbes ~


It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him.
~By Dorothy Day ~


While we are living in the present, we must celebrate life every day, knowing that we are becoming history with every work, every action, every deed.
~By Mattie Stepanek ~


Children born today have a fifty-fifty chance of living to 100.
~By William Greider ~


I pretended I was living with a television family and there was no yelling at home and no one hit me.
~By Arthur Bremer ~


History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
~By Karl Marx ~


Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little.
~By Agnes de Mille ~


I think living the blessed life is the luck of the draw.
~By Judith Guest ~


Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
~By Bruce Lee ~


The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
~By W. H. Auden ~


That the way to achieve higher standards of living for all is through science and technology, taking advantage of better tools, methods and organization.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


But I don't have a very good track record with royalty. My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust, so I'm just living up to my reputation.
~By Kate Bush ~


No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool.
~By Thomas V. Smith ~


But one does not make living writing poetry unless you're a professor, and one frankly doesn't get a lot of girls as a poet.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


If my mother knew I did this for a living, she'd kill me. She thinks I'm selling dope.
~By Henny Youngman ~


A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


Ending up-front fees should make it far easier for all students to go to university as they will no longer have to pay up to /1,125 out of their loans at the start of each year. Student loans will also rise to meet average living costs.
~By Anne Campbell ~


Some movie I was in, I forget which one, some awful little movie, a reviewer said, What is Jessica Walter doing in this movie? And I said, Hello? Trying to make a living?
~By Jessica Walter ~


After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin.
~By Barbara Steele ~


There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
~By John Adams ~


I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.
~By Marilyn Monroe ~


The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


I have found that most of the things I want from living I must get from people.
~By Robert Conklin ~


I think we are living in selfish times. I'm the first one to say that I'm the most selfish. We live in the so-called 'first world,' and we may be first in a lot of things like technology, but we are behind in empathy.
~By Javier Bardem ~


As I grew up, I was continually to suffer hardships in different realms of life - in my family, in my relationship to Japanese society and in my way of living at large in the latter half of the twentieth century.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


I am not involved in any 'issues' because it's too sensitive for me - or my wife - to get involved. Every time we express an opinion it becomes a whole thing in itself. And the whole purpose of living in the countryside was to get away from hundreds of people. My wife fell off a horse, and suddenly there are hundreds of people around.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


We are living in a world that is beyond controllability.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


To substitute Scripture for the self-revealing Spirit is to put the dead letter in the place of the living Word.
~By Sebastian Franck ~


Literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
~By Alexander Solzhenitsyn ~


I went into rehab December 14th, 1996, and got out eight months later? Then I went into a sober living place where I stayed for three months. I've been clean for a good year and a half.
~By Marc Wallice ~


The secret of living in peace with all people lies in the art of understanding each one by his own individuality.
~By Friedrich Ludwig Jahn ~


When things don't work well in the bedroom, they don't work well in the living room either.
~By William Masters ~


Your success story is a bigger story than whatever you're trying to say on stage. Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the chair in your living room that no one sits in?
~By Nicholson Baker ~


My own experience in the third world was that even if people started to make more money, the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.
~By David Korten ~


The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying.
~By Norman Douglas ~


I've been living with the minor second all my life and I finally found a way to handle it.
~By Morton Feldman ~


You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring Twenties were really just about the same as today. You worked, and you made a living if you could, and you tired to make the best of things. For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today. It was a struggle.
~By James Cagney ~


I feel like a person living on the brink of a volcano crater.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


I have a company in New York City producing music for commercials, for radio, TV, features, etc. That's how I've been making my living. And now the company is very successful - to the extent that I can afford to come out and play.
~By Chico Hamilton ~


Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
~By Camille Paglia ~


A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
~By Edna Ferber ~


If we ever start communicating with living creatures from other planets, the number one priority is, how are you going to communicate information? Even between different cultures here on Earth, you get into communication problems.
~By Story Musgrave ~


We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


One hour of right-down love is worth an age of dully living on.
~By Aphra Behn ~


I think the average citizen is going to see no less than a $1,500 or more increase in what it's going to cost for basic living next year,... Taking sales tax off food isn't going to take care of all of that, but I think it's a way that we can help.
~By Ann Robinson ~


Living with a conscience is like driving with the brakes on.
~By Budd Schulberg ~


The true color of life is the color of the body, the color of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest color of the unpublished blood.
~By Alice Meynell ~


The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce.
~By Tobe Hooper ~


The strongest are those who renounce their own times and become a living part of those yet to come. The strongest and the rarest.
~By Milovan Djilas ~


Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
~By Jim Rohn ~


A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.
~By Laura Bush ~


I was living in Maryland and my first week was dreadful. My first week I actually got into a fight at school.
~By Christina Milian ~


Work is both my living and my pleasure.
~By Harlan Howard ~


You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside.
~By Alan Cohen ~


I limited myself to introduce a change in my way of thinking and the way I see things. When I look at my child, I do it in a different way then when I'm contemplating a chair. They are different... the child is a living being, and the chair is an object.
~By Meg Tilly ~

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February 4 ,2023
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