Living Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Living

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Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities, even though I was already living as they did - as black performers in a white world.
~By Bobby Short ~


This would be a distortion of their meaning, since the pictures are intimate and intense, and are the opposite of what is decorative; and have been painted in a scale of normal living rather than an institutional scale.
~By Mark Rothko ~


Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind.
~By James Martineau ~


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


When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing - deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
~By John Galsworthy ~


You just want to be able to have a nice career and make a living at it.
~By Rafael Palmeiro ~


The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


They were being driven to a prison, through no fault of their own, in all probability for life. In comparison, how much easier it would be to walk to the gallows than to this tomb of living horrors!
~By Nellie Bly ~


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 ~


Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death.
~By Berenice Abbott ~


I wouldn't say Malkovich is totally insane, but he's not living in the real world. He's living in his world, which is a fine world to live in apparently.
~By Martha Plimpton ~


An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


But whatever my failure, I have this thing to remember - that I was a pioneer in my profession, just as my grandfathers were in theirs, in that I was the first man in this section to earn his living as a writer.
~By Robert E. Howard ~


The first year I started in San Francisco, there was an American work on every program and there's been a lot of music by living composers and gradually that was part of the process of getting the audience really to trust me.
~By Michael Tilson Thomas ~


I wondered to what extent people remained the same as they'd been when very young; if one peeled back the layers of living one would come to the know child.
~By Dick Francis ~


I went into acting because I had to make a good living. I had a child now and I had to support him any way I could... I wasn't happy, but I wasn't unhappy. I was just doing what I had to do to survive.
~By David Soul ~


Somewhere between a third and a quarter of all people living in America today were born between 1946 and 1965 and if you think you're tired of hearing about us, you should try being one of us.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


I don't know if you ever say to yourself that you want to be an actress. It eventually becomes a social function - you are an actress and you make a living out of it, but at the beginning it's more a matter of how to survive, or how to exist in a certain way.
~By Isabelle Huppert ~


Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living.
~By Carey Williams ~


The interesting thing is how one guy, through living out his own fantasies, is living out the fantasies of so many other people.
~By Hugh Hefner ~


Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives of the world's greatest athletes, as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding characters will obviously show.
~By Major Taylor ~


I never can pass by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York without thinking of it not as a gallery of living portraits but as a cemetery of tax-deductible wealth.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


You don't have to make, you know, $3 Million dollars a movie, or $20 Million dollars a movie, but if you make a living doing what you love doing, then that's success to me.
~By Ving Rhames ~


Yes, I always imagined living in other places.
~By Cornelia Funke ~


The cost of living has gone up another dollar a quart.
~By W. C. Fields ~


Living in that childish wonder is a most beautiful feeling - I can so well remember it. There was always something more - behind and beyond everything - to me, the golden spectacles were very, very big.
~By Kate Greenaway ~


She told fortunes for a living. It's a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960's.
~By Colleen McCullough ~


If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country, a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
~By George Will ~


Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes.
~By Cathy McMorris ~


The present moment is nice but it does not last. Living in it is like waiting in a junction town for the morning limited; the junction may be interesting but some day you will have to leave it and you do not know where the limited will take you.
~By Bruce Catton ~


The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


Last year, I was proud to be an original co-sponsor of legislation that would increase federal judges' salaries by more than 40 percent. It also built in a cost of living adjustment, so the Judicial Branch would not be dependent on the Legislative Branch for increases each year.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


We have got some mountains to move. Three billion people - half of God's children - are living on less than $2 a day.
~By Jim Wallis ~


It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world.
~By Allan Sherman ~


As an actor, it's fun to play guys who aren't just locked into a male pattern, but a lot of guys you're asked to play are fairly macho and have a certain rigid standard they're living by.
~By Fred Ward ~


You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living.
~By A. E. van Vogt ~


At that time, the people that were in the animated film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists. In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil.
~By Marc Davis ~


Eventually I did that, but it took a lot of twists and turns, and there were a year or two there where I was living with no money at all - no home, no car, no nothing. I was living in somebody's garage in Los Angeles at that point - for a year.
~By Renny Harlin ~


I'll tell you one thing, in what I do for a living, there's no substitute for experience. I don't care how much natural talent you may have... In the type of show I do, you can depend on surprises.
~By Bob Barker ~


I'm Andrea Thompson, and unless you've been living in a cave, you probably already know that.
~By Andrea Thompson ~


I would vote for the man who's lived life, who's done different occupations, who's been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I'd vote for experience, honest experience.
~By Oliver Stone ~


Cricket was my reason for living.
~By Harold Larwood ~


I had been living with dialysis for three years or so, and the new kidney felt like a reprieve, a new gift of life. I felt alive again and I guess that has had an effect on my use of colour.
~By Peter Wright ~


I can no more think of my own life without thinking of wine and wines and where they grew for me and why I drank them when I did and why I picked the grapes and where I opened the oldest procurable bottles, and all that, than I can remember living before I breathed.
~By M. F. K. Fisher ~


Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


If people and their manner of living were alike everywhere, there would not be much point in moving from one place to another.
~By Paul Bowles ~


We are all, right now, living the life we choose.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


I guess we're living in a pretty sensitive world and there's nothing you can do about that.
~By Dominic Monaghan ~


A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.
~By Audre Lorde ~


I would never kill a living thing, although I probably have inadvertently while driving automobiles.
~By Don Van Vliet ~


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


When I began we did not really have a lot of First Amendment law. It is really surprising to think of it this way, but a lot of the law - most of the law that relates to the First Amendment freedom of the press in America - is really within living memory.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


I grew up with Al Jarreau. We had a band together and worked these places for three years when neither one of us knew we could make a living doing music.
~By George Duke ~


Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


I'll dispose of my teeth as I see fit, and after they've gone, I'll get along. I started off living on gruel, and by God, I can always go back to it again.
~By S. J. Perelman ~


If workmen are denied any increase in real wages and they can look forward only to a better standard of living through reduction of prices, progress for them is terribly slow, and they become impatient and dissatisfied.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


But when you see personal artifacts relating to - by genealogy at least - a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I've ever read about slavery before.
~By Bob Edwards ~


There is probably nothing like living together for blinding people to each other.
~By Ivy Compton-Burnett ~


Any living cell carries with it the experience of a billion years of experimentation by its ancestors.
~By Max Delbruck ~


Unless something real cool comes along, I will probably be doing features, so long as I can make a living doing that. Otherwise, I will do another show.
~By Danny Masterson ~


The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.
~By Abba Eban ~


Salesmanship is limitless. Our very living is selling. We are all salespeople.
~By James Cash Penney ~


You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.
~By Henry Ford ~


Because the quality of living with nature and allowing it to manifest itself is different than the quality of living in a city, especially a dense city.
~By Lawrence Halprin ~


Glenn Close is a living icon. You look at the work, and I think it's wild, because she thinks some of her best work was in Dangerous Liaisons and that's what I believe as well.
~By Anthony Anderson ~


A billion could live off the earth; 6 billion living as we do is far too many, and you run out of planet in no time.
~By James Lovelock ~


The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Writing is the hardest way of earning a living, with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
~By Olin Miller ~


Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
~By Joseph Auslander ~


You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


An energy tax punishes senior citizens, it punishes rural Americans, if you use electricity it punishes you. This bill will increase your cost of living and may kill your job.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


We are living longer, and we need to live better.
~By Donna Shalala ~


It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


Scientific man is already on the moon, and yet we are still living with the moral concepts of Homer.
~By Michelangelo Antonioni ~


Living in Washington, you can't take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don't believe because they get paid to.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


I also wanted Parker to operate in the Internet age without losing being Parker. He's always operated in the world without really being with the world, and cyberspace means that the rest of us are more and more living the same way.
~By Donald E. Westlake ~


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. ~


Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering - because you can't take it in all at once.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
~By Samuel Ullman ~


You know, this is a business where only 15% make a living wage and only 9% of those are women. But I figured somebody has to be that 15%, somebody's got to be one of those women.
~By Marcia Wallace ~


I do what I did as a hobby as a kid, you know, and make a living at it. And I just feel like I'm one of the luckiest guys in the world 'cuz I get paid to make toys and play with them.
~By Rick Baker ~


Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


This is the way I look at sex scenes: I have basically been doing them for a living for years. Trying to seduce an audience is the basis of rock 'n roll, and if I may say so, I'm pretty good at it.
~By Jon Bon Jovi ~


Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.
~By Alan Cohen ~


I wanted to make a living, but I really was not interested in money at all. I was interested in being a great comedian.
~By Larry David ~


My mother said it was simple to keep a man, you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. I said I'd hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit.
~By Jerry Hall ~


I was really small when jazz broke through in England and I can still remember sneaking off to the living room to listen to it on the radio - much to my parent's disapproval.
~By Jeff Beck ~


I was both very successful and very left; the living demonstration of how you could be on the left and still be in the gossip columns and be envied for the money you made.
~By Elia Kazan ~


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 ~


He helped make Living Things even more crazy than I wanted it to be. He added old-fashioned piano and classical folk music - that weird otherworldly vibe - all these elements got onto the record.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


In the end we discover the only condition for living is to die.
~By Jose Saramago ~


If a man were living in isolation his income would be literally his product. Make him the monarch and owner of an island, and the fruits that he raises and the clothing that he makes constitute, in themselves, his income. This ceases to be true when trading begins.
~By John Bates Clark ~


The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
~By A. P. Herbert ~


But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.
~By Elizabeth Edwards ~


Give me the comma of imperfect striving, thus to find zest in the immediate living. Ever the reaching but never the gaining, ever the climbing but never the attaining of the mountain top.
~By Winston Graham ~

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October 20 ,2021
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