Living Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Living

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It is conceded by all that man is the very highest type of all living creatures on the earth. His intelligence is far superior to that of any other earthly being.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


Vegetables, which are the lowest in the scale of living things, are fed by roots, which, implanted in the native soil, select by the action of a peculiar mechanism, different subjects, which serve to increase and to nourish them.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
~By Les Brown ~


In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


My theory is that I decided to be a writer when I was about seven, but of course it is not as simple as that. Like most writers, I had to work at other things to earn a living and wrote mainly in the evenings, often very late at night, for many years.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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 ~


To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion.
~By Bodhidharma ~


I'd rather see you drink a glass of wine than a glass of milk. So many people drink Coca-Cola and all these soft drinks with sugar. Some of these drinks have 8 or 9 teaspoons of sugar in them What's the good of living if you can't have the things that give a little enjoyment?
~By Jack LaLanne ~


I realize I'm a very lucky man. I love what I do, I love films, TV and theatre, and the fact that I'm able to make a living at it staggers me.
~By Eric Stoltz ~


My wife taught me the importance of living well.
~By Robert Mondavi ~


We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


I left Jamaica for a while, because as an artist I need to experience different things, see the world, have different energies. Living in one place is not good for me.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


You would hardly believe how difficult it is to place a figure alone on a canvas, and to concentrate all the interest on this single and universal figure and still keep it living and real.
~By Edouard Manet ~


Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President's widow?
~By Jackie Kennedy ~


Why isn't it natural for people who have lived and worked at something to want to use the knowledge and capacity in a new way, free from the burden of making a living?
~By James Rouse ~


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 ~


Take our own company as an example: We're living proof, we jump with our own parachutes.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
~By William Hazlitt ~


But no, I'm still living in LA and haven't dropped off the face of the earth.
~By Ted Shackelford ~


Yet it is awful to love a person who is a torture to you. And a fascinating person who loves you and won't hear of anything but your loving him and living right by his side through all eternity!
~By Agnes Smedley ~


The principle of asceticism never was, nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature. Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently, and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me.
~By Sally Field ~


Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.
~By Charles Kingsley ~


I dream for a living.
~By Steven Spielberg ~


What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
~By Zane Grey ~


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 ~


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 like big, secure companies. I know what they do for a living. When I see their names on my monthly statement I know how they make their money.
~By John Fisher ~


I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today.
~By Giorgos Seferis ~


And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren't any other people living in the world.
~By Anne Frank ~


I haven't become an American! Having a house in LA is just where the house is. It's just a convenience thing living there. I carry Wales around inside me. I'd consider moving back there one day. I never really left.
~By Tom Jones ~


People die because they find living too painful.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.
~By John Calvin ~


I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I was living peaceably when people began to speak bad of me. Now I can eat well, sleep well and be glad. I can go everywhere with a good feeling.
~By Geronimo ~


Everything the human being heard from the beginning, saw with its eyes, looked upon and touched with its hands was a living word; for God was the word.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


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 ~


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


I'll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living.
~By Georg Buchner ~


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 ~


We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
~By Voltaire ~


The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


I'll probably be punished for hard living.
~By Tupac Shakur ~


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 ~


Ideologies do not map the complete living processes of a World.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


In Paris, it used to feel like you were living in a museum. As beautiful as it was, it's still limited. But here you have just everything.
~By Isaac Mizrahi ~


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


The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life, conscious partners in production, secure in their homes and enjoying a decent standard of living, will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion of alien doctrines of government.
~By John L. Lewis ~


The best theatre I've done, I've done right here in this living room.
~By Jonathan Frid ~


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


Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.
~By Jack Dempsey ~


When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


One of the deepest functions of a living organisms is to look ahead... to produce future.
~By Francois Jacob ~


The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living.
~By Arlo Guthrie ~


Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


Liza, I love you more than any words can say. You have made me a complete person. You are everything to me. And I cannot think of living life without you. And I love you forever.
~By David Gest ~


My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.
~By Clara Schumann ~


I had 3 brothers, 2 died early, and one of them was living a good long time.
~By Edith Wilson ~


I did some film reviews for small papers in Finland and things like that to be able to keep living here.
~By Renny Harlin ~


If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free - however free one can be on this planet.
~By Theodore White ~


Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others can receive your orders without being humiliated.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


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


I would have loved to have met some former spies, but they don't readily advertise themselves unless they're not living in Moscow, and even then. I'm sure I've met some without realizing it.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


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


There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred - by living our ideals, the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers, exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.
~By Helen Thomas ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.
~By Gilbert Highet ~


In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


No matter what you do for a living all we have is music to get through certain situations.
~By Deana Carter ~


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 ~


All living things are gnarly, in that they inevitably do things that are much more complex than one might have expected.
~By Rudy Rucker ~


We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries.
~By H. G. Wells ~


We got to go to Lucas Ranch and, at that time, my brother was still living in a condo about a mile from Robin Williams, and so I made all of the other comics jealous because I got to get a ride home with him.
~By Carlos Alazraqui ~


To me, there is spirit in a reed. It's a living thing, a weed, really, and it does contain spirit of a sort. It's really an ancient vibration.
~By Steve Lacy ~


To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


All that seems indispensible in stating the account between the dead and the living, is to see that the debts against the latter do not exceed the advances made by the former.
~By James Madison ~


And living in Australia I am relatively well off.
~By Peter Garrett ~


I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me.
~By Elena Kagan ~


Thinking in generations also means enabling our young to have a decent standard of living.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


I recognize my limits but when I look around I realise I am not living exactly in a world of giants.
~By Giulio Andreotti ~


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


Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead.
~By Louise Brooks ~


We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.
~By David Amram ~


The usual complaint is, 'I have no other way of earning a living.' The harsh reply can be, 'Do you have to live?'
~By Tertullian ~


The good man is the friend of all living things.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.
~By Anthony Burgess ~


I remember lying on the floor of the living room with headphones on when I was four or five years old, listening to the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


You know, people who almost - yeah, there's a slight reluctance there - but there's also an ambiguity. What are their morals? What is their code of living. What are they really doing here. And it is just interesting because it is never black or white.
~By Matt Robinson ~


That's the great paradox of living on this earth, that in the midst of great pain you can have great joy as well. If we didn't have those things we'd just be numb.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


I'm going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I'm not gonna get three strikes. I've been living by myself for five years and I'm very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to.
~By Buddy Guy ~


Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


I was going to be living there and I didn't want to sound like a foreigner all my life.
~By John Mahoney ~


No one should be so naive as to think that wages among organized groups will not be increased, under pressure if necessary, to make up for increases in the cost-of-living, nor should anyone ordinarily object to such adjustments.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
~By Tiger Woods ~


Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he must not leave in a brute state. Man is a wing.
~By Jose Marti ~


Because we build the worlds we wouldn't mind living in. They contain scary things, problems, but also a sense of rightness that makes them alive and makes us want to live there.
~By Anne McCaffrey ~

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April 14 ,2024
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