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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 ~


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


Nothing is more important in the preservation of peace than to secure among the great mass of the people living under constitutional government a just conception of the rights which their nation has against others and of the duties their nation owes to others.
~By Elihu Root ~


I would like to cite an instance which proves the efficacy of clean living on the part of an athlete coupled with the inspiration received from a champion which go a long way to making a champion.
~By Major Taylor ~


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


I am a very lucky man. I am living my life with my hobby as my profession.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.
~By Carter Burwell ~


I started doing makeup to make a living. Then I said, You're not supposed to be putting powder on other people. You're supposed to be powdering yourself.
~By Debi Mazar ~


I'm blown away by the graphical detail of today's games. I can't imagine that it's going to get any better, but it's just going to continually progress and soon we'll be living in that world.
~By Christian Slater ~


The enemy resembles us. Therefore, he needs to be approached not as an assembly of 'targets' to be destroyed one by one; but as a living, intelligent entity capable of acting and reacting.
~By Martin Van Creveld ~


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 ~


I've been acting for 25 years, living out of suitcases on theater tours or film locations.
~By Alfred Molina ~


A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.
~By Joey Lauren Adams ~


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 ~


You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
~By Emily Carr ~


To be able to make a good living in a challenging medium like soap operas is great. The best is that I get to act and am rewarded for it. And the people I work with are great. Funny, intelligent, hard working. They're all great to be around.
~By David Canary ~


Man was so created by the Lord as to be able while living in the body to speak with spirits and angels, as in fact was done in the most ancient times; for, being a spirit clothed with a body, he is one with them.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


Work hard, earn a great living, get whatever you want out of life, have all the stuff you want. But there should be a ceiling on it-enough is enough!
~By Sandy Duncan ~


I can't imagine living and not running.
~By Paula Radcliffe ~


The mark of a living thing is to be involved in opposites (impossibilities): the living cell that has to be continually adapting itself to stay alive, with its identity.
~By Nicholas Mosley ~


Don't go on American Idol, I think you'll spend the rest of your life living it down and I think it's getting kinda scary, isn't it?
~By Joe Cocker ~


Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it.
~By Philip Larkin ~


I think you get better at staring into space. Especially living in the South of France.
~By Adrian Lyne ~


So what I do, more than play any instrument - I mean, I love to play - but more than that, I write songs. Songs that are about living, about what it's like to be going through all the things that people go through in life.
~By Jackson Browne ~


Twenty years ago, I was living in a lovely cottage on the edge of Dartmoor but I couldn't afford to run a car.
~By Mary Wesley ~


The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
~By Charles Morgan ~


So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
~By Aaron Copland ~


If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety.
~By Josh Billings ~


If you love it, and work really hard at it, it will really happen, I believe. I'm living proof.
~By Kristen Johnston ~


He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
~By Horace ~


Gaza has 1.2 million Palestinians living in crowded places and the resistance will be strong.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


I normally live in Los Angeles, if you can call it normal living.
~By Steven Morrissey ~


My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


In working class districts, you had several families living together in the one house, and it was very difficult to get a house, because the politicians who controlled housing were doing so in a very discriminatory fashion.
~By John Hume ~


Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver.
~By William James ~


If a man or a woman puts in an honest day's work, they should to be able to earn a living wage.
~By Richard J. Codey ~


Socialism is practical, in the best sense of the term; a living, vital force of inestimable value to society.
~By Daniel De Leon ~


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 must avoid giving hostages to fortune, like getting an expensive wife, an expensive house, and a style of living that never lets you aford the time to take the chance to write what you wish.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.
~By Mel Brooks ~


Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
~By Norman Mailer ~


The moment you enlist in the army of God, you personally become a target. You need to remember that if you're living for and walking with Jesus Christ, the powers of darkness are aligned against you.
~By Walter Martin ~


And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised, but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


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


Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


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 ~


I would live all my life in nonchalance and insouciance, Were it not for making a living, which is rather a nouciance.
~By Ogden Nash ~


We are always getting ready to live but never living.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


For me, as a beginning novelist, all other living writers form a control group for whom the world is a placebo.
~By Nicholson Baker ~


I'm very intelligent. I'm capable of doing everything put to me. I've launched a perfume and want my own hotel chain. I'm living proof blondes are not stupid.
~By Paris Hilton ~


We were using the record as a tool to invest money into real estate all through the South, because we were living in an era where the South was changing.
~By Solomon Burke ~


Monuments are for the living, not the dead.
~By Frank Wedekind ~


The same expertise we learned at the autopsy table can be applied to living people who've been shot, battered, or raped. The search for trace evidence is the same.
~By Michael Baden ~


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 ~


One of the most difficult things for people who have been successful in sports is adapting to the daily world where you can't get an answer from someone until 5 o'clock tomorrow. There is always an excuse. Living 40 or 50 years like that doesn't get too exciting after a while.
~By Mark Spitz ~


Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose.
~By Frank Knox ~


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 ~


You can't legislate or litigate good, healthy behavior but we must be willing to educate people at an early age about the affects of unhealthy living.
~By Zack Wamp ~


We don't hire ministers or priests to teach and care for us. This forces us to teach and care for each other - and in my view, this is the core of Christian living as Christ taught it.
~By Clayton Christensen ~


One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
~By Joan of Arc ~


But the idea of a man making his living by writing seemed, in that hardy environment, so fantastic that even today I am sometimes myself assailed by a feeling of unreality.
~By Robert E. Howard ~


In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living.
~By Ursula Andress ~


Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.
~By Gore Vidal ~


A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past.
~By Kenneth Tynan ~


Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech, lest they should be set to earn their livings.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


I'm much more interested in living specific experiences in films.
~By Walter Salles ~


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 ~


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 ~


We're living under the illusion that we have the power to determine what to do with it.
~By Mordecai Wyatt Johnson ~


The rubber industry is of much significance to our countries. For millions of our smallholders, the rubber tree is a tree of life, serving as a crucial source of income for earning a living and raising families.
~By Thaksin Shinawatra ~


I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I've ended up doing that myself.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


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 ~


I certainly want to get back to the U.S. to play. It's such a big country. I've always liked playing there, and enjoyed living there. I lived in New York, LA, and Florida.
~By Mick Taylor ~


If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it's a small price to pay for living a dream.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


What really grabs me about living in Tucson is the color beige.
~By Max Cannon ~


Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn't mean only artistic creativity, although that's part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people.
~By Matt Groening ~


For almost anyone who chooses to be a writer, since so very few writers are able to learn a living from their work that is equivalent to the living earned by the average dentist or accountant.
~By Russell Banks ~


The best thing about modern living is anaesthesia.
~By Meg Ryan ~


That's easy to answer: I never had any special appetite for filmmaking, but you have to make a living and it is miraculous to earn a living working in film.
~By Alain Resnais ~


But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life. I didn't even ask to be famous. All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh.
~By Carol Burnett ~


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 ~


There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


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


You go to Scandinavia, and you will find that people have a much higher standard of living, in terms of education, health care and decent paying jobs.
~By Bernie Sanders ~


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 ~


The English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door.
~By Julian Clary ~


We are losing our living systems, social systems, cultural systems, governing systems, stability, and our constitutional health, and we're surrendering it all at the same time.
~By Paul Hawken ~


I love living on that stage. Without that, I'd die.
~By Celia Cruz ~


Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


I've been living with myself all of my life, so I know all of me. So when I watch me, all I see is me. It's boring.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


There's many times this year I've sat back and thought, I'm making a living from making things up. It's the only skill I have so I've been really lucky.
~By Colin Mochrie ~


Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.
~By Joan Rivers ~


I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Labor organizations are formed, not to employ combined effort for a common object, but to indulge in declamation and denunciation, and especially to furnish an easy living to some officers who do not want to work.
~By William Graham Sumner ~

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July 27 ,2021
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