Quotes and Sayings about Living



"It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Time, Living, Now)

"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."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: America, First, Freedom, Law, Living, Memory, Press)

"Life is wasted on the living."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Life, Living)

"There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."
- James Truslow Adams
(Related: Living)

"Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
- James Truslow Adams
(Related: Life, Belief, Fact, Help, Living, Will, Worth)

"A genius is one who can do anything except make a living."
- Joey Lauren Adams
(Related: Genius, Living)

"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."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Power, Trust, Danger, Liberty, Living, Man, Maxim, Public)

"There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."
- John Adams
(Related: Living)

"We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal."
- Samuel Hopkins Adams
(Related: Time, Sympathy, Living)

"Well I guess the plan was to write poetry and publish books and make a living from writing poetry. That was a pretty ambitious plan I guess."
- Robert Adamson
(Related: Poetry, Books, Living, Pretty, Writing)

"Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Men, Civilization, Attitude, Living, Respect)

"Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Life, Living, Reading)

"Mourn for me rather as living than as dead."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Living)

"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."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: Home, Time, Brother, Living)

"Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Change, Idea, Being, Care, Celebrity, Fame, Job, Living)

"When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods."
- Leon Battista Alberti
(Related: Gods, Living)

"No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you."
- Sholom Aleichem
(Related: Living)

"I don't know how one actually would define obscenity. I'm sure the definition is different according to the age one is living in."
- Jane Alexander
(Related: Age, Living)

"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."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Music, Character, American, Living, Moods)

"When I graduated college I needed to make money while I was pursuing acting, so I read screenplays and made a living writing coverage on them for studios."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Money, Acting, College, Living, Writing)

"I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: Women, Living, Noses, Self)

"We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion."
- Fred Allen
(Related: History, Time, Age, Comedy, First, Jokes, Living, Machine)

"I loved living and breathing theatre so much that I decided I had to find a way to bring my desire to act and my ability to support myself together. I'd run through the possibilities in Washington, so that meant moving to New York."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Ability, Act, Desire, Living, Possibilities, Support, Theatre, Washington)

"Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Experience, Life, Men, People, Church, Difficulties, Living, Needs, Sharing, Trials, Understanding)

"I've had women who move to the towns I'm living in, just pack up and move there, never even met 'em before, 'cause they heard I lived there."
- GG Allin
(Related: Women, Living)

"I finally decided if I was going to make a living, I was gonna have to come to New York."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Living)

"That's the way I work and one day I won't have the energy to do it, so I think it's always good to make the most of your life and living as much as possible."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Life, Work, Day, Energy, Living)

"I have made my living bearing witness to some of the most horrific events of the end of our century, at the end of the 20th century."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: End, Events, Living)

"Writing is not the easiest way to make a living. Your work long hours, usually all by yourself. It is not a way to make money."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Money, Work, Living, Writing)

"Trial by jury. Live wherever you can make a living. How could a government based on such principles fail?"
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Government, Jury, Living, Principles)

"For two years living in a neutral country I have been able to see through the haze of propaganda to reach something which my conscience tells me is the truth."
- John Amery
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Country, Living, Propaganda, Years)

"So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Being, Living, Self)

"Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Poetry, Living, Years)

"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."
- David Amram
(Related: Beauty, Dreams, Life, Love, Family, Country, Jazz, Language, Leading, Living)

"I love to fly. I always wanted to fly. It's been one of my dreams since I was 3 years old. I remember saying to my mom, 3 years old, every day, 'I can fly!' Living on the ninth floor, it was dangerous."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Dreams, Love, Mom, Day, Living, Old, Saying, Years)

"Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen
(Related: Freedom, Living)

"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."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Living)

"Everything is just better in California - the wine, the food, fruits and vegetables, the comforts of living. Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious. Everything is wonderful."
- Beth Anderson
(Related: Food, Living, Wine)

"My mother speaks of my step being a source of life-long pain to her, that it is a living death, etc. By the same post I had several letters from anxious relatives, telling me that it was my duty to come home and thus ease my mother's anxiety."
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
(Related: Home, Death, Mother, Life, Anxiety, Being, Duty, Letters, Living, Pain, Post, Relatives)

"I mean the whole thing about meditation and yoga is about connecting to the higher part of yourself, and then seeing that every living thing is connected in some way."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Living, Meditation, Yoga)

"Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Anderson
(Related: Freedom, Living)

"Yes, yes, no one denies, for example, that you're going to be able to fix the Murray through the Living Murray process without money, no one denies that."
- John Anderson
(Related: Money, Example, Living)

"All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides."
- Judith Anderson
(Related: Nature, Work, Environment, Living, Spirit)

"Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Work, Change, Father, Baby, Being, Living, Reason, Want)

"People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: People, Faults, Future, Living, Past, Present)

"It is futile for an artist to try to create an environment because you have an environment around you all the time. Any living organism has an environment."
- Carl Andre
(Related: Time, Artist, Environment, Living)

"I recognize my limits but when I look around I realise I am not living exactly in a world of giants."
- Giulio Andreotti
(Related: Giants, Limits, Living, World)

"I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Food, Care, Cats, Flowers, Living)

"I have a problem with censorship by the lawyer - by legal people by the publishing firm, and I may be changing publishers. They don't seem to want to take too many risks with living people."
- Kenneth Anger
(Related: Legal, People, Censorship, Living, May, Publishing, Want)

"I guess we'd be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Living, World)

"I do think it's important to live in the present because in that way you won't be living in a state of regret."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Living, Present, Regret, State)

"Have a working spouse, because you won't earn a living from writing - not at first, if ever. My wife worked for years to support us."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Wife, First, Living, Support, Writing, Years)

"I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Earth, Independence, Living, Security, Sense)

"His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Time, Conversation, Day, Evening, Living, Public, School, Struggle)

"Scientific man is already on the moon, and yet we are still living with the moral concepts of Homer."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Living, Man, Moon)

"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."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Life, Sacrifice, Belief, Dying, Fate, Living)

"The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia, happiness in the sense of living well, which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Happiness, Men, Desire, End, Living, Sense)

"In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Death, Living, Order)

"The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead."
- Aristotle
(Related: Living)

"Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well."
- Aristotle
(Related: Art, Life, Children, Living)

"I love things that age well - things that don't date, that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Age, Love, Time, Living)

"Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: American, Country, Living, Treasure)

"Sleep - death without dying - living, but not life."
- Edwin Arnold
(Related: Death, Life, Dying, Living, Sleep)

"I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living, with ever increasing security, comfort and joy."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: People, Comfort, Joy, Living, Security, Want)

"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Life, Living)

"It is not only the living who are killed in war."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: War, Living)

"John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: War, Living, World, World war)

"Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: War, Living, World, World war)

"Writing that's not working for a living."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Living, Writing)

"It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Life, Beauty, Excitement, Interest, Living, World, Worth)

"The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Living, Man, Words)

"I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Birds, English, Habits, Living, Man)

"I had an idea for a story about a young woman who was living with people who were different, not just superficially different - such as hair colour, or eye colour, or skin colour - but different in some significant way."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: People, Idea, Eye, Hair, Living, Skin, Woman)

"I'm hoping to make a new thing for the world that remains in the mind like a new species of living thing."
- Frank Auerbach
(Related: Living, Mind, World)

"Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Wife, Opportunity, Act, Adultery, Evil, Living, Man, Obvious, Passion, Reason)

"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Art, Dancing, Living, Wrestling)

"Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving."
- Joseph Auslander
(Related: Men, Peace, Living, Thanksgiving, World)

"I believe that historians and analysts of historical events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events, which they make their subject."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Authority, Events, Facts, Historians, Living)

"It is like living in a wilderness of mirrors. No fact goes unchallenged."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Fact, Living, Wilderness)

"Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Happiness, Living, Reward, Right)

"They don't have the edge that I need. I'm not interested in reliving 1988."
- Sebastian Bach
"They have had such a crazy life living with me as their dad. Not crazy but different from their friends."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Life, Dad, Friends, Living)

"To live life well is to express life poorly; if one expresses life too well, one is living it no longer."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Life, Living)

"Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Art, Fashion, Living)

"As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, First, Living)

"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."
- Michael Baden
(Related: People, Expertise, Living)

"Demography is changing us as we are older societies, we're living longer. How the generations balance each other out, how that affects education and health care."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Education, Health, Balance, Care, Generations, Living)

"For me, as a beginning novelist, all other living writers form a control group for whom the world is a placebo."
- Nicholson Baker
(Related: Control, Beginning, Living, World, Writers)

"Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the chair in your living room that no one sits in?"
- Nicholson Baker
(Related: Living, Worry)

"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."
- Rick Baker
(Related: Living, Play, World)

"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."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Change, People, Living, Thinking)

"The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: People, Control, Careers, Key, Living)

"When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Habit, Living, Quotation)

"The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line, banishment from all the living, and tend to do what I then did - which was to hide."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Failure, End, Living)

"I'm very focused on the world and my career and my Porsche turbo and making money and Stevie B. Inc. I'm just living according to the standards of the world."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Money, Career, Living, World)

"A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money."
- William Baldwin
(Related: Life, Money, Work, Quality, People, Community, Living)

"I have this theory that, depending on your attitude, your life doesn't have to become this ridiculous charade that it seems so many people end up living."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Life, People, Attitude, End, Living, Theory)

"Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Age, Life, Work, Crime, Desire, Discrimination, Living, Worth, Wrong)

"And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living."
- Toni Cade Bambara
(Related: Technology, Religion, Living)

"I mean, the Constitution of this country was written 200 years ago. The house I was living in in Madrid is 350 years old! America is still a project, and you guys are working on it and bringing new things to it every day. That is beautiful to watch."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: America, Constitution, Country, Day, Living, Project, Years)

"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."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Work, Living, Writer, Writers)

"When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do."
- Adrienne Barbeau
(Related: Life, Hope, Chance, Film, Fun, Living, Smile)

"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."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Technology, Empathy, First, Living, May, World)

"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."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Experience, Talent, Care, Living, May, Surprises)

"Take our own company as an example: We're living proof, we jump with our own parachutes."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Company, Living, Proof)

"Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Performance, Living, Musicians, Sales, Writers)

"Living in Cambridge, with nature and everything, it's so clean."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Nature, Living)

"I just wanted to be a guy who could earn a living as an actor, and I did that for a long time."
- Gene Barry
(Related: Time, Actor, Living)

"I've been a vegetarian for years and years. I'm not judgemental about others who aren't, I just feel I cannot eat or wear living creatures."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Living, Years)

"The good die young, because they see it's no use living if you have got to be good."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Living)

"The songs of Bizet are by a French peer of Rossini. When Rossini stopped composing, he was living in Paris. He also wrote some beautiful songs in French."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Living, Paris, Songs)

"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."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Divinity, Expression, Living, Personality, Will, World)

"Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Change, Fear, Progress, Action, Hope, Vision, Error, Living)

"You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Government, Capitalism, Communism, Living, Struggle, Talk)

"The art of living lies not in eliminating but in growing with troubles."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Art, Lies, Living)

"Working is living to me."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Living)

"Many foster children have had difficulty making the transition to independent living. Several are homeless, become single parents, commit crimes, or live in poverty. They are also frequent targets of crime."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children, Crime, Difficulty, Living, Parents, Poverty)

"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."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children, College, Living, State)

"I'm in a little bit of a different situation, because working in the business that I do and living in the city that I live in, I haven't had a problem with people who are gay. Since I was 10 I've been working alongside them, and some of my best friends are gay."
- Jason Bateman
(Related: Business, People, Friends, Gay, Living)

"I do believe in living out your own time, unless it's absolutely impossible, which it is for some people."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Time, People, Living)

"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."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: First, Importance, Living)

"The question is not... if art is enough to fulfill my life, but if I am true to the path I have set for myself, if I am the best I can be in the things I do. Am I living up to the reasons I became a singer in the first place?"
- Kathleen Battle
(Related: Art, Life, First, Living, Question)

"Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Nature, Temple, Living, Man, Words)

"The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Life, Immortality, Lies, Living, Proof)

"Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Death, Time, Deep, Difficulty, Living, Right)

"But if you really want to get involved in making a difference, you can stay at home with your family and have a job and make a reasonable living without having to be on an airplane all of the time, then you ought to go back home and run for School Board."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Difference, Job, Living, School, Want)

"My first years were spent living just as my forefathers had lived - roaming the green, rolling hills of what are now the states of South Dakota and Nebraska."
- Standing Bear
(Related: First, Living, Now, states, Years)

"Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living."
- Miriam Beard
(Related: Change, Travel, Ideas, Deep, Living)

"Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Life, Dying, Living)

"February 19, 1942, is the year in which Executive Order 9066 was signed, and this was the order that called for the exclusion and internment of all Japanese Americans living on the west coast during World War II."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: War, Americans, February, Living, Order, World, World war)

"It does not have to be that the greatest generation is behind us. It does not have to be that our children will have a lower standard of living. It will be that way if we choose to believe that. I choose not to believe that."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Children, Living, Will)

"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."
- Jeff Beck
(Related: England, Jazz, Living)

"The position that I take partly as a result of living in Asia is where you stop living according to your expectations and you become available to experience things as they are."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Experience, Expectations, Living, Result)

"If you're living completely on your own, break out of solitary confinement. Seek to understand others, and help them understand you."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Help, Living)

"We are living in a world that is beyond controllability."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Living, World)

"You could say that we are living in an internally globalized country."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Country, Living)

"When you are thrown onto the stage at 17 in such an enormous way, it becomes living on the edge because every step you take, every word you speak, every action you do becomes headline news. And it became, for me, life or death."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Death, Life, Action, Living, News, Word)

"When I was a child, I had posters of James Dean in my room. I was a big admirer of his work and was fascinated by him living on the edge. Looking back, my life was kind of the same."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Life, Work, Living)

"Proteins are the machinery of living tissue that builds the structures and carries out the chemical reactions necessary for life."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Life, Living)

"One hour of right-down love is worth an age of dully living on."
- Aphra Behn
(Related: Age, Love, Living, Right, Worth)

"Because I was able to submerge myself into the character, I didn't have to go back and forth. You don't have to work hard to bring emotions. It all just comes naturally, you're there living it."
- Camilla Belle
(Related: Work, Character, Emotions, Living)

"I've seldom seen a horny player walk into a bar and not let out exactly what he did for a living."
- Johnny Bench
(Related: Living)

"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."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Legal, Marriage, People, Help, Living, Reality, Respect, Want)

"The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Life, Character, Feeling, Living, Suicide, Trouble, Worth)

"Living substance conquers the frenzy of destruction only in the ecstasy of procreation."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Destruction, Ecstasy, Living)

"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."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Experience, Soul, Artist, Artists, Fact, Living, Moments)

"If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Egotism, Interest, Living, Self)

"To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Being, Choice, Focus, Future, Living, Past, Present)

"Not being in tune with your customers is like living in an alternate reality; the way you think your customers feel about your product is not always the same as what your customers really think about your product."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Being, Living, Reality)

"Every day, people settle for less than they deserve. They are only partially living or at best living a partial life. Every human being has the potential for greatness."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Life, People, Greatness, Being, Day, Living, Potential)

"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."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Time, Day, Earth, Hell, Living, Will)

"The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open."
- John Berger
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Difficulty, Living, Open, Philosophy, Practice)

"When my daughter, Clare, was 4, she told me that a school friend had told her what I did for a living. Clare asked me, 'Is it true you play Jack Rabbit?'"
- Peter Bergman
(Related: Daughter, Friend, Living, Play, School)

"In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education."
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Actor, Living, Open, Theater)

"Life certainly points it out to you - 'you can go this way or the other way.' You have to decide and it's a very strong decision because, would you sleep well knowing that you're living in the best place, but you're letting the place where you should live alone?"
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Life, Decision, Living, Sleep)

"He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Anger, Actor, Being, Feeling, Living, Sense, Will, Word)

"Well, I think I was always sort of reflecting where I was and my sense of surroundings and ecology, urban or country, or foreign, living in Europe, very affected by all of that."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Country, Ecology, Europe, Living, Sense)

"The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living."
- Harry Bertoia
(Related: Design, Living)

"What I'm getting at is, you know, if we really want to get serious about helping all the people living in the street and getting people jobs, we could just hire half the people in the country to spy on the other half."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: People, Country, Jobs, Living, Want)

"Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Ambition, Desire, Enemies, Friends, Living)

"Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Men, Country, Future, Living, Now)

"Major North has had for years complete power over these Indians and can do more with them than any man living."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Power, Living, Man, Years)

"Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Fools, Fun, Living, Profit, World)

"If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Faith, Living, Safety, World)

"My only ambition is to be true every moment I am living."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Ambition, Living)

"I believe that people who do not vote in this country have no right to complain about the government that we are now living under. By the same token, if you don't really vote in television, you're never going to have your way. Write a letter to the president of the network."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Government, People, Country, Living, Network, Now, President, Right, Television, Vote)

"I'm doing it with a rock format and the words are about people living in harmony with Mother Earth. It's very important to me - and I feel it should be for every living human on this planet."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Mother, People, Earth, Harmony, Living, Words)

"Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Men, Society, Courage, Living)

"His imagination conceived and bore - worlds; but nothing in these worlds became alive until he discovered its true and living name. The name was the breath of life; and, sooner or later, he invariably found it."
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Imagination, Life, Living, Name, Nothing)

"Living composers writing for big band are very few and far between. There are not a lot of them, and I have a talent for doing it. I am zeroing in on what I do best."
- Carla Bley
(Related: Talent, Composers, Living, Writing)

"We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Living, Play)

"If life isn't about human beings and living in harmony, then I don't know what it's about."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Life, Harmony, Living)

"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!"
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Life, Being, Fault, Living, Prison)

"The ordinariness of living to be old is too novel a thing to appreciate."
- Ronald Blythe
(Related: Living, Old)

"In other words, we are interested in the anatomical and mental characteristics of men living under the same biological, geographical, and social environment, and as determined by their past."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Men, Environment, Living, Past, Words)

"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."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature, Delusion, Living, Reason)

"Living in a tower, however secure it may feel, is hardly a social attribute."
- Dirk Bogarde
(Related: Living, May)

"The secret story is the one we'll never know, although we're living it from day to day, thinking we're alive, thinking we've got it all under control and the stuff we overlook doesn't matter."
- Roberto Bolano
(Related: Control, Day, Living, Thinking)

"We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain."
- Roberto Bolano
(Related: Death, End, Living, Reading)

"We are still living in the aftershock of Hiroshima, people are still the scars of history."
- Edward Bond
(Related: History, People, Living)

"Remember, we know the end of the story of World War II and the Cold War. But day by day, living in fear of the Nazis and then in fear of the Soviets, the outcome was by no means certain."
- Kit Bond
(Related: War, Fear, Day, End, Living, World, World war)

"I said to myself, where are we living? In the United States of America where you're innocent until proven guilty, or Nazi Germany with the Gestapo calling?"
- Tommy Bond
(Related: America, Germany, Living, states, United)

"Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that would make the most impact on the population, infrastructure, and governments of these areas."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Opportunity, Living, Population)

"The destiny of world civilization depends upon providing a decent standard of living for all mankind."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Civilization, Destiny, Living, Mankind, World)

"Retire to what? I already play golf and fish for a living."
- Julius Boros
(Related: Fish, Golf, Living, Play)

"Living with a saint is more grueling than being one."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Being, Living)

"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Living, Reality, Writer, Writing)

"I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on."
- David Bowie
(Related: Living, Man, Potential)

"If people and their manner of living were alike everywhere, there would not be much point in moving from one place to another."
- Paul Bowles
(Related: People, Living)

"At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Family, Honor, Kentucky, Land, Living, Property)

"If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, People, Country, Defense, Jobs, Living, Workers)

"I'm living what I always wanted to do."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Living)

"If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Family, Society, Cancer, Living, Losing, Research, Support, Will)

"Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Building, Living, Risk)

"If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Living, Sense, Wonder)

"We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: War, Peace, Killing, Living)

"Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: War, Peace, Giants, Killing, Living, World)

"If it's really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house, for health insurance, someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Health, Work, End, Living)

"My heart goes out to many women that I've met across the country who barely make enough to make a living, and they want to have kids. That's very understandable, but what do you do with the kids?"
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Women, Heart, Country, Kids, Living, Want)

"That a literature in our time is living is shown in that way that it debates problems."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Time, Literature, Living, Problems)

"What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Life, Living)

"I pretended I was living with a television family and there was no yelling at home and no one hit me."
- Arthur Bremer
(Related: Family, Home, Living, Television)

"A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living."
- Gerald Brenan
(Related: Fool, Living, Old)

"Living most of the time in a world created mostly in one's head, does not make for an easy passage in the real world."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Time, Living, World)

"My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water."
- Robert Bresson
(Related: Life, Film, First, Flowers, Living, Order, Water)

"It is living and ceasing to live that are imaginary solutions. Existence is elsewhere."
- Andre Breton
(Related: Existence, Living)

"Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living."
- William Throsby Bridges
(Related: Life, Living)

"Four months is a lot of living with that little life in you-thinking about it, eating right for it, nurturing it and all of a sudden, it dies."
- Christie Brinkley
(Related: Life, Eating, Living, Months, Right)

"You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Life, Strength, Being, Living, Right)

"Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Living)

"Media reporting denied privacy to anybody doing what I do for a living. It was no longer possible to work on your picture in privacy."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Work, Living, Media, Privacy)

"Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead."
- Louise Brooks
(Related: Actor, Living, Present)

"Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Talent, People, Ability, Being, Living, Names, Skin, Writer)

"These men both publicly and privately have done so much for me. Without Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick I would be living in a little motel just around the corner here, trying to make ends meet."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Men, Living, Trying)

"If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Living, Quiet)

"A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life worth living."
- James Broughton
(Related: Life, Living, Worth)

"It is absolutely imperative that we protect, preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Living, Man)

"I believe that the average guy in the street will give up a great deal, if he really understands the cost of not giving it up. In fact, we may find that, while we're drastically cutting our energy consumption, we're actually raising our standard of living."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Energy, Fact, Giving, Living, May, Will)

"Which, of course, isn't the point of writing - but it would be nice if, along with the creative satisfaction of writing and seeing my work in print, I could do more than merely scrape a living. Okay, moaning over."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Work, Living, Satisfaction, Writing)

"You can't teach others if you are living the same way."
- James Brown
(Related: Living)

"Several unions have agreed to larger employee contributions for their members. Taxpayers are living with cuts and making sacrifices to deal with the reality of California's budget crisis, state workers are going to have to do the same."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Crisis, Living, Reality, State, Workers)

"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, Living)

"There are many more serial killers living outside the prison walls than inside."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Living, Prison)

"Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Living, News, Wage)

"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."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Life, Love, People, Living, Play, Songs)

"Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Life, Death, Living, Shadow, Shadows)

"How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!"
- Robert Browning
(Related: Life, Soul, Heart, Man, Senses)

"I'll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Courage, Living)

"I had to get out of America to get a professional life going where I could actually make a living."
- Harold Budd
(Related: Life, America, Living)

"The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them."
- Lois McMaster Bujold
(Related: Duty, Justice, Living)

"In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy, happy world as soon as its children are taught the principles of simple and rational living."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Progress, Children, Evolution, Living, Principles, World)

"If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Attention, Children, Jungle, Living, Now, Plants)

"It was necessary to bluff the Japanese camp commanders, with whatever authority I could muster, that I had come officially to ensure that the surrender terms were being complied with and that living conditions for the POWs were being immediately improved."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: Authority, Being, Commanders, Living, Surrender)

"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."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: Peace, War, Americans, Care, Leisure, Living, Retirement, Will)

"For a while I was living in New Orleans for like 4, 5 years. I had just come back to town."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Living, Years)

"If you're interested or like it, but could be just as happy living in a regular town, having a regular job, maybe doing little theatre, you're better off and you'll be a happier person. This is too gut-wrenching and heartbreaking."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Job, Living, Theatre)

"I loved living in London, and I didn't want to leave."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Living, London, Want)

"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."
- Solomon Burke
(Related: Money, Living)

"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."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Life, People, Famous, Living)

"Whether or not the standard of living made possible by mass production and in turn by mass circulation, is supported by and filled with the work of us hucksters, I guess is something that only history can decide."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: History, Work, Living, Production)

"You can learn as much about the history from reading about the present as you can vice versa, that is learning about the present through history, which is what I do for a living."
- Ken Burns
(Related: History, Learning, Living, Present, Reading, Vice)

"Location work has its charms, and can seem glamorous on the outside, but I think living at home and having the stability of a home life once you've finished work is very underrated!"
- Saffron Burrows
(Related: Home, Life, Work, Living, Stability)

"Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Life, Living, Worth)

"Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Living)

"For the last 12 years, I've felt really privileged to be living such a normal life. It's so a part of who I am."
- Kate Bush
(Related: Life, Living, Years)

"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."
- Kate Bush
(Related: Trust, Dress, Living, Reputation, Royalty)

"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."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Love, Books, Learning, Living)

"Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Life, Living, Man, Question, Worth)

"The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life into them."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Life, Living)

"Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things."
- Eric Butterworth
(Related: Money, Living, Poverty, Prosperity, Thinking)

"Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, Living, Today, Veterans)

"A person should design the way he makes a living around how he wishes to make a life."
- Charlie Byrd
(Related: Design, Life, Living, Wishes)

"I don't think we're living in great times for movies, to tell you the truth."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Movies, Truth, Living)

"Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire - in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?"
- Lord Byron
(Related: Infinity, Living, Stars)

"Let there be more joy and laughter in your living."
- Eileen Caddy
(Related: Joy, Laughter, Living)

"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."
- James Cagney
(Related: War, Actor, Living, Struggle, Today, World, World war)

"I am living out my adolescent dream of travel and adventure."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Travel, Dream, Adventure, Living)

"I like finishing a movie and having this living, breathing thing."
- Dean Cain
(Related: Living)

"I get a lot of action scripts. I get low-budget vehicles that will end up right on the video shelf. I want to do movies that I want to talk about, that I'm proud of, but I also want to make a living."
- Dean Cain
(Related: Movies, Action, End, Living, Right, Talk, Want, Will)

"In sleep, you are safe from the revolting mechanics of living and being a prey to outrageous fortune."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Being, Fortune, Living, Sleep)

"The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul."
- John Calvin
(Related: Soul, Conscience, Hell, Living)

"The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Living, Race, Zone)

"I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living."
- James Cameron
(Related: Bicycles, Evening, Living, Magic, Sun, World)

"You have to have a lot of little boy in you to play baseball for a living."
- Roy Campanella
(Related: Baseball, Living, Play)

"The world is a living image of God."
- Tommaso Campanella
(Related: God, Living, World)

"From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a new political and economic power - a power increasingly based upon the strength of money and those material things money can purchase."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Money, Power, Strength, Values, Living)

"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."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Ending, Living, Students, University, Will)

"We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Death, Habit, Body, Living, Race, Thinking)

"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."
- David Canary
(Related: Work, Funny, People, Act, Living)

"Good fiction reveals feeling, refines events, locates importance and, though its methods are as mysterious as they are varied, intensifies the experience of living our own lives."
- Vincent Canby
(Related: Experience, Events, Feeling, Fiction, Importance, Living)

"What really grabs me about living in Tucson is the color beige."
- Max Cannon
(Related: Living)

"I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now?"
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Idea, Living, Lying, Now, Song, Wonder, Writing)

"It's fantastic because I've been living thousands of lives, not only my life."
- Claudia Cardinale
(Related: Life, Living)

"I don't miss the economic insecurity, the living paycheck to paycheck."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Insecurity, Living)

"You know, piloting really isn't my hobby. And, it's probably not something I'd do in my spare time if I could do whatever I wanted to do. But, I'll tell you: if you've got to make a living, it's a great way to make a living!"
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Time, Living)

"The system has for its object an increase of persons that are to intervene between the producer and the consumer, living on the product of the land and labour of others, diminishing the power of the first, and increasing the number of the last."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Power, First, Land, Living)

"I come now to tell you for what I am brought here to die, and to give you an account of my faith, which I shall do as in the sight of the living God before whom I am shortly to stand."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: God, Faith, Living, Now, Sight)

"I wish there were more true conversion, and then there would not be so much backsliding, and, for fear of suffering, living at ease, when there are so few to contend for Christ and His cause."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Fear, Cause, Christ, Living, Suffering)

"The next thing that happened to me was that I, we, were living in Paris where I then grew up."
- Kitty Carlisle
(Related: Living, Paris)

"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."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Politics, Time, Honesty, Living, Washington)

"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Nature, Garden, Human nature, Living, Roses, Today, Windows)

"It's like the code of living by yourself. People who are single know what I'm talking about. You eat standing up, reading the paper. Or you say to yourself, this isn't even cutting it, I'm taking a TV dinner and I'm getting in bed here."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: People, Bed, Living, Reading, Talking)

"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."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Living, World)

"Life's an awfully lonesome affair. 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."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Life, Living, World)

"I am always living very good moments."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Living, Moments)

"I'm a hard guy to live with. I'm like a caged animal. I'm up all night walking around the living room. It's hard for me to come down from what I do."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Living, Night, Walking)

"There's a lot of freedom for me living in L.A."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Freedom, Living)

"No matter what you do for a living all we have is music to get through certain situations."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Music, Living)

"If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Benefits, Day, Globalization, Living)

"When our thoughts - which bring actions - are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white, we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Thoughts, Actions, Hate, Hell, Living, Will)

"Death comes not to the living soul, nor age to the loving heart."
- Phoebe Cary
(Related: Age, Death, Soul, Heart, Living)

"Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Society, Living, Tolerance)

"In short, our response as a party should be to work to solve the crises that produce crisis pregnancies, and work to make life worth living for mother and child, rather than victimize the child as a way of dealing with the crisis."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Work, Mother, Crisis, Living, Party, Worth)

"We do have a problem in this country. You can either make a movie and ignore that, or you can acknowledge it and say, this is the water that we're living in. You know this - the movie lives in this - it's centered around this particular problem, and I chose to acknowledge it."
- Nick Cassavetes
(Related: Country, Living, Water)

"The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Living, Old)

"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."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Day, Living, May, Present, Waiting, Will)

"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."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Being, Court, Duty, Living, Reputation, Understanding, Wit)

"The Iraqi people are living a long-running tragedy because of the legacy of the old regime, the Americans and their actions that are unsuitable for Iraqi society, and the weakness of national resolve."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Society, People, Actions, Americans, Living, Old, Tragedy, Weakness)

"Over a long period of time, living as if you were someone else is no fun."
- Richard Chamberlain
(Related: Time, Fun, Living)

"Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Death, Living, Sickness, Sleep)

"These things have a life of there own and never existed when I was growing up certainly worrying when one would get made. It's kind of amazing how that one movie kept living through all these years."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Life, Growing up, Living, Years)

"We might as well die as to go on living like this."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Living)

"Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Love, Living)

"Love alone can unite living beings so as to complete and fulfill them... for it alone joins them by what is deepest in themselves. All we need is to imagine our ability to love developing until it embraces the totality of men and the earth."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Love, Men, Ability, Earth, Living)

"He believes in romance. He isn't merely going through the mechanical movements of a man in an exciting situation. He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Life, Romance, Delight, Living)

"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Crisis, Day, Living)

"Culture is how biology responds and makes its living conditions better."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Culture, Living)

"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."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Being, Content, English, Living)

"We're living in a time when the world has suddenly discovered India because it's run out of raw material for its imagination. The raw materials for imagination are inexhaustible here."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Imagination, Time, Living, World)

"As surely as I am the living God, everyone will kneel before me, and everyone will confess that I am God."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: God, Living, Will)

"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."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Christian, Care, Living)

"I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Living, Sorrow)

"Living in America, I became aware of many issues and went through a period of politicization."
- Julie Christie
(Related: America, Living)

"My family said that I wanted to act even when I was a child living on a tea plantation in the jungle in India."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Family, Act, Jungle, Living, Tea)

"I remember becoming aware of women's issues and inequality. It became glaringly clear to me when I was living in America that women are regarded as less intelligent than men."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Men, Women, America, Inequality, Living)

"I made a comfortable living for several years. I invested, and I protected myself, so I enjoy that freedom."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Freedom, Living, Years)

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Life, Living)

"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Life, Living, Memory)

"You are done for - a living dead man - not when you stop loving but stop hating. Hatred preserves: in it, in its chemistry, resides the mystery of life."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Life, Hatred, Living, Man, Mystery)

"I don't know what the outcome will be. I put a couple away for my grandkids, like that. So I don't know, who knows? Maybe I'll start building guitars for a living."
- Guy Clark
(Related: Building, Living, Will)

"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."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Income, Isolation, Living, Man)

"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."
- Wesley Clark
(Related: Democracy, Living, Memory, Nixon, Risk, Shame)

"If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles and followers of Jesus Christ, trusting not in man but in the living God, he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan, and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Work, God, Christ, Followers, Living, Man, Satan, Sin, Spirit, Will)

"You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion. Not many people believe in the hereafter, so they keep going."
- Cyril Clarke
(Related: Religion, People, Living)

"The English like eccentrics. They just don't like them living next door."
- Julian Clary
(Related: English, Living)

"If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living asking 'Do you want fries with that?'"
- John Cleese
(Related: Life, Living, Want)

"Living in the fishbowl is hard enough without worrying about a Secret Service that can't keep mum."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Living, Service)

"I felt trapped and fabricated in the fifties living up to other people's expectations."
- Rosemary Clooney
(Related: People, Expectations, Living)

"I make a living doing what I love doing, and it's what brings me joy."
- Tom Cochrane
(Related: Love, Joy, Living)

"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?"
- Joe Cocker
(Related: Life, American, Living, Rest)

"One must be a living man and a posthumous artist."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Artist, Living, Man)

"If a man or a woman puts in an honest day's work, they should to be able to earn a living wage."
- Richard J. Codey
(Related: Work, Day, Living, Man, Wage, Woman)

"I guess it beats throwing trash for a living."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Living)

"You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Life, Integrity, Living)

"Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Truth, Living, Will)

"There is a high cost for low living."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Living)

"Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Society, America, Example, Living, News, Pressure, Retirement, Security)

"Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Life, Christianity, Living, Philosophy, Theory)

"Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Fame, Flowers, Future, Grave, Living, May, Nothing, Present)

"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."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Society, Faces, Privacy, Slander)

"There is probably nothing like living together for blinding people to each other."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: People, Living, Nothing)

"The dead governs the living."
- Auguste Comte
(Related: Living)

"It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Actors, Living)

"I have found that most of the things I want from living I must get from people."
- Robert Conklin
(Related: People, Living, Want)

"Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Idleness, Infinite, Living, Name, Present)

"Living alone makes it harder to find someone to blame."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Blame, Living)

"There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Dignity, Independence, Living)

"When we get together and rehearse, which is always living with each other, we always talk about what would make it better, what would mean more, what would say more. So we're always improving and growing."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Living, Talk)

"In those days, even as a boy, I watched some people that I knew were living way beyond their means."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: People, Living)

"We're living proof that nice guys always finish last."
- Matthew Cooper
(Related: Living, Proof)

"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."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Living, Meaning, Spirit, Will)

"A house is a machine for living in."
- Le Corbusier
(Related: Living, Machine)

"The home should be the treasure chest of living."
- Le Corbusier
(Related: Home, Living, Treasure)

"My version, of course, is not this flag-waving, let's all get on the Jesus train and ride out of hell. I'm not that kind of guy. It's an embrace that life is good, worth living and yeah, it's not easy, but there are more pluses than minuses."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Life, Hell, Living, Worth)

"Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity."
- Julio Cortazar
(Related: Absurdity, Infinite, Living)

"Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Children, Clowns, Living)

"It's not like I was trying to be sexy but I had to get fit because I had to be able to do stunts. Also I wanted that, if Bond took his clothes off, he looked like a man who did what he did, which was kill people for a living. I thought the only way to do that was to work out and get fit and buff and get physically into shape."
- Daniel Craig
(Related: Work, Thought, People, Clothes, Living, Man, Trying)

"I don't think that's changed at all. I think there are a thousand stocks out there that could make you rich, totally independent of what you do for a living."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Living)

"I was a little hesitant at taking the job at Atari. I had never programmed for a living and I worried it might get boring (building circuits seemed more fun). But I would probably still be in the video game business."
- David Crane
(Related: Business, Job, Living)

"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."
- Martin Van Creveld
(Related: Acting, Enemy, Living, Needs)

"What the artist owes the world is his work; not a model for living."
- Harry Crews
(Related: Work, Artist, Living, World)

"Living inside the shuttle was a little like camping out. We ended up sleeping in our seats. You had to pay attention to housekeeping, not get things too dirty."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Attention, Camping, Housekeeping, Living)

"Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined with the maximum opportunity for displaying it."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Opportunity, Living, Motives, Rudeness)

"We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Sympathy, Act, Balance, Injustice, Living, Respect)

"There were so many stories about Bing's daughter living in sin. We weren't hurting anyone. We were living in love. I couldn't understand why people were trying to hurt us and hurt our families."
- Mary Crosby
(Related: Love, Daughter, People, Hurt, Living, Sin, Trying)

"I would ask my dad what he did, and he'd say, 'I listen to people's problems.' In some way what he did for a living is in my genes."
- Marcia Cross
(Related: Dad, People, Living, Problems)

"Unfortunately, I'm not a person that's always capable of living up to the Boy Scout philosophy."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Living, Philosophy)

"I love living on that stage. Without that, I'd die."
- Celia Cruz
(Related: Love, Living)

"And so there I was living in California from Brooklyn, New York, and it was this whole new world for me and I was meeting vegetarians. I thought, let me try this vegetarian thing. I got really into that."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Thought, Living, Meeting, World)

"Fortunately, I was still living in Los Angeles at the time. So I went out to World Gym and got a membership."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Time, Living, World)

"I'm the most out-of-work actor I know. In the last two years I've basically taken meetings for a living."
- Macaulay Culkin
(Related: Actor, Living, Meetings, Years)

"Because of what I did when I was 10 years old, I'm not living from paycheck to paycheck, and I can do things because I want to do them."
- Macaulay Culkin
(Related: Living, Old, Want, Years)

"I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Income, Living, May)

"I imagine that yes is the only living thing."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Living)

"Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person who does portraits for a living? I could fill several volumes with nice nasty stories. I don't know."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Living, Portraits)

"There's no point in living in an alternate reality."
- Jessica Cutler
(Related: Living, Reality)

"Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Home, Living)

"I am absolutely delighted to get back into football with Livingston."
- Kenny Dalglish
(Related: Football)

"Creating a character and living truthfully through her is a whole different ball game. It's all part of the same person but it's a much newer medium for me."
- Taylor Dane
(Related: Character, Living)

"I just thank God I can make a living doing something I enjoy as much as I do playing music."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Music, God, Living)

"I am a struggling writer. A middle-aged man with two little kids and I'm just trying to earn a living. So buy this book - or my kids will have to go to foster care."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Care, Kids, Living, Man, Trying, Will, Writer)

"Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living."
- Alvin Dark
(Related: God, Baseball, Chicago, Living, Privilege)

"I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: God, Intention, Living)

"When I was living in New York and didn't have a penny to my name, I would walk around the streets and occasionally I would see an alcove or something. And I'd think, that'll be good, that'll be a good spot for me when I'm homeless."
- Larry David
(Related: Living, Name)

"I wanted to make a living, but I really was not interested in money at all. I was interested in being a great comedian."
- Larry David
(Related: Money, Being, Living)

"I'm easy driving, But I'm not a person who loves living pleasantly above all else. I'm not that way at all. I might think I'm that, but I'm not really that."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Driving, Living)

"I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect."
- Alexander Jackson Davis
(Related: American, Living)

"Storytelling is not what I do for a living - it is how I do all that I do while I am living."
- Donald Davis
(Related: Living)

"Then, all of a sudden, he stopped and nobody heard from him or got a response to orders. At this point Rod Walker looked him up and found he was living in a commune and seemed to be dropping out of the hobby."
- Fred Davis
(Related: Living)

"You know that I am living proof that the American Dream is real. Growing up, our congressman cut through government bureaucratic red tape to help my mom buy our first house. That's the kind of congressman I'll be."
- Geoff Davis
(Related: Government, Mom, Dream, American, First, Growing up, Help, Living, Proof)

"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."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Business, Time, People, Ability, Film, Living, Words)

"I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods, firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men. He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart and could interpret Him to us."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: God, Men, Belief, First, Living, Woman)

"I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own."
- Les Dawson
(Related: Living, Trouble)

"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."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Faith, Food, Money, God, Christ, Hospitality, Living, Needs, Support, Will)

"I don't think we should be a model family living in a model home."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Family, Home, Living)

"No, I mean we'd all definitely involved in the music business someway or another, because we're all living with it, and in it, and also we've got all sorts of things we would like to do."
- John Deacon
(Related: Business, Music, Living)

"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."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Poetry, Girls, Living, Writing)

"Prince decided to move from Minneapolis to Toronto. Jimmy Jam told me that they were living there now."
- Rick Dees
(Related: Living, Now)

"I love being on stage or in front of the camera. My work brings me a lot of joy. It helps me figure out who I am. I'm really lucky that I get to make a living at acting."
- Dana Delany
(Related: Love, Work, Acting, Being, Joy, Living)

"Any living cell carries with it the experience of a billion years of experimentation by its ancestors."
- Max Delbruck
(Related: Experience, Living, Years)

"We later moved to Rome, where I am presently living."
- Grazia Deledda
(Related: Living, Rome)

"I'm an adaptable nomad. I love Paris, I've been living in Los Angeles and New York since 1990. I love London, too. My roots are inside of me."
- Julie Delpy
(Related: Love, Living, London, Paris)

"The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Living)

"Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Ideals, Living)

"Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance."
- Jack Dempsey
(Related: Chance, Living)

"I also like flyfishing - maybe I would have figured a way to make a living out of that?"
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Living)

"Now, I'm the only living member of that group. There was the six of us originally and they're now all gone."
- Martin Denny
(Related: Living, Now)

"There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Love, Life, Dying, Living, Questions, Spirit, Value, Worth)

"Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Life, Daughter, Illusion, Living, May)

"The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Life, Quality, Daughter, Possibility, France, Living)

"I believe in preventing cruelty to all living beings in any form."
- Morarji Desai
(Related: Cruelty, Living)

"From this it follows that con-sideration for other persons or for other living beings is very vital for goodness and want of consideration for other people makes human beings selfish, regardless for other people's good."
- Morarji Desai
(Related: People, Consideration, Goodness, Living, Want)

"Yoga is an art and science of living."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Art, Science, Living, Yoga)

"Freedom is living without chains."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Freedom, Living)

"We did 'Erin Brockovich,' we did 'Man on the Moon,' we did 'Living Out Loud,' but now I'm going to keep going."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Moon, Now)

"Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living."
- John Dewey
(Related: Education, Future, Living, Preparation)

"I didn't care about being the 'star.' I just wanted to make a living and have a consistent career."
- Angie Dickinson
(Related: Being, Care, Career, Living)

"Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Life, Ecstasy, Joy, Living, Sense)

"I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Life, Fame, Living, Man, Name)

"Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed, has faith and is pure; and if he does not hurt any living being, he is a holy man."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Faith, Being, Hurt, Living, Man, May, Self)

"Art is why I get up in the morning but my definition ends there. You know I don't think its fair that I'm living for something I can't even define."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Art, Living)

"The dedicated life is worth living. You must give with your whole heart."
- Annie Dillard
(Related: Life, Heart, Living, Worth)

"I rob banks for a living, what do you do?"
- John Dillinger
(Related: Banks, Living)

"It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things, and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter to look into our living rooms night after night."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Living, Night)

"I have come to terms with a lot of things, because, when all's said and done, there's really very little one can do about a lot of things. You just accept them. The point is you just have to keep on working and you just have to keep on living."
- Jim Dine
(Related: Living)

"Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books."
- John Dingell
(Related: Books, Destruction, Living)

"Everybody thinks they know what art should be. But very few of them have the sense that is necessary to experience painting, that is the sense of sight, that sees colors and forms as living reality in the picture."
- Otto Dix
(Related: Art, Experience, Colors, Living, Painting, Reality, Sense, Sight)

"Whether I get adequate attention or not, people here do know the work I have been doing systematically and without compromise for over 40 years. I get tired of people making excuses for guys who don't continue the art because they can't make a living."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Art, Work, People, Attention, Compromise, Excuses, Living, Years)

"I don't think I ever set my goals that high. As a kid growing up I just wanted an opportunity to race and to be able to make a living doing it. It just came together."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Opportunity, Goals, Growing up, Living, Race)

"The strongest are those who renounce their own times and become a living part of those yet to come. The strongest and the rarest."
- Milovan Djilas
(Related: Living)

"Better biofuels are a really big deal. That means we can precisely engineer the molecules in the fuel chain and optimize them along the way. So, if all goes well, they're going to have designer bugs in warm vats that are eating and digesting sugars to excrete better biofuels. I guess that's better living through bugs."
- John Doerr
(Related: Bugs, Eating, Living)

"Whenever I get frustrated, I tell myself, you could be working at a 7-Eleven right now, so never take for granted what you do for a living."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Living, Now, Right)

"I sit on my duff, smoke cigarettes and watch TV. I'm not exactly a poster girl for healthy living."
- Lexa Doig
(Related: Living)

"For infants and toddlers learning and living are the same thing. If they feel secure, treasured, loved, their own energy and curiosity will bring them new understanding and new skills."
- Amy Laura Dombro
(Related: Curiosity, Energy, Learning, Living, Understanding, Will)

"I'd love to star in a television series of my own. I love the idea of living with a character for a number of years, watching him grow."
- Michael Dorn
(Related: Love, Idea, Character, Living, Television, Years)

"If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Life, Love, Belief, Force, Immortality, Living, Mankind, World)

"I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree."
- James Douglas
(Related: Thoughts, Living)

"I am convinced that living in an enclave shapes the personality, and living alone shapes the personality too."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Living, Personality)

"The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Wisdom, Dying, Living)

"The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Life, Purpose, Causes, Decisions, Harmony, Living, Loyalty, Projects)

"I really think that living is the process of going from complete certainty to complete ignorance."
- Richard Dreyfuss
(Related: Certainty, Ignorance, Living)

"Living is more a question of what one spends than what one makes."
- Marcel Duchamp
(Related: Living, Question)

"When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else's. It's like living in a house and suddenly finding a room you didn't know was there, full of treasure and light."
- Carol Ann Duffy
(Related: Life, Light, Living, Treasure)

"Stories about the ongoing dramas in our lives as we age are not being told because women find it difficult to be honest about what's going on - about, for example, our heightened sexuality as we age or about living in a society that only values youth."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Age, Society, Women, Values, Being, Example, Living, Sexuality, Youth)

"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."
- George Duke
(Related: Music, Living, Years)

"I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Childhood, Fantasy, Living)

"I think the life we are living now is just a blink in the eye of eternity."
- Keir Dullea
(Related: Life, Eternity, Eye, Living, Now)

"While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?"
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Animals, Earth, Living)

"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!"
- Sandy Duncan
(Related: Work, Life, Living, Want)

"It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time."
- Philip Dunne
(Related: Time, England, Italy, Living, Poems, Poets, Spring)

"We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street an Broadway."
- Will Durant
(Related: Freedom, Living)

"History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: History, Living, Repetition, Wrong)

"My life. The life I'm living that's where all my inspiration comes from. Real life experiences."
- Fred Durst
(Related: Life, Inspiration, Living)

"We didn't have a TV in the living room and all my friends thought we were kind of weird. When they'd come over, my mom wanted to talk to them about current events."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Mom, Thought, Events, Friends, Living, Talk)

"On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise. For now I am content to explore my own home and our nearest neighbour France."
- John Dyer
(Related: Home, Content, France, Paradise, Living, Now)

"There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Love, Opportunity, Living)

"Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Life, Freedom, Living, Slavery)

"If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Living, Obligation, Sense)

"As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Soul, Habit, Living, Routine, Will)

"People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around - the music and the ideas."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Music, People, Ideas, Being, Living, Today)

"If I have no children what would be the point of living."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Children, Living)

"The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be."
- Abba Eban
(Related: Living, Minority)

"Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Goal, Ethics, Evolution, Living)

"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."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Being, Living, Slavery)

"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."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Hope, Positive, Act, Effort, Living, World)

"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."
- Mark Edwards
(Related: Music, Time, Giving, Living)

"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."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Power, Books, Company, Living)

"Are you happy to be living back in Fairbanks again?"
- William Allen Egan
(Related: Living)

"We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life."
- Bob Ehrlich
(Related: Life, Politics, Work, Hard work, Importance, Living, Responsibility, Word)

"Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's need to think."
- Adolf Eichmann
(Related: Life, Being, Living, Now)

"Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Beauty, Nature, Compassion, Living)

"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Living)

"True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Religion, Soul, Goodness, Living, Righteousness)

"Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Age, Women, Fear, Living, Middle age, Reason, Worth, Years, Youth)

"I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: People, American, Living, Nothing, Television)

"Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living."
- Paul Eldridge
(Related: Epitaphs, Lies, Living, Reading, Salvation)

"The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Communication, Fire, Language, Living)

"Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?"
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Life, Wisdom, Knowledge, Information, Living)

"My Struggles is a record close to me. It's about what I went through at home living with an abusive father."
- Missy Elliot
(Related: Home, Father, Living)

"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Art, Lies, Living)

"The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Hardship, Living)

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Time, Glory, Lies, Living)

"We are always getting ready to live but never living."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Living)

"Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter - for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion."
- Eminem
(Related: Life, Home, Fantasy, Living, Pretty, Rap, Rebellion, Saying, School)

"The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food... The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population."
- Ernst Engel
(Related: Family, Food, Being, Living, Measure, Population)

"The art of living well and the art of dying well are one."
- Epicurus
(Related: Art, Dying, Living)

"It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life."
- Epicurus
(Related: Life, Living)

"Everybody that's living in this earth is living in a situation. It's not narrow-minded to the point where everybody is serious and nobody has a personality. I think people die telling jokes."
- Mike Epps
(Related: People, Earth, Jokes, Living, Personality)

"The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Age, Death, Time, Life, People, Childhood, Children, Living, Old)

"No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow."
- Euripides
(Related: Living, Tomorrow, Will)

"I don't mourn the dead. I mourn the living."
- Stephen Evans
(Related: Living)

"I was dying but suddenly had a second chance at living."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Chance, Dying, Living)

"If you print money like in Zimbabwe... the purchasing power of money goes down, and the standards of living go down, and eventually, you have a civil war."
- Marc Faber
(Related: Money, Power, War, Living)

"When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it's a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!"
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Related: Life, People, Celebrity, Living, Luxury, Necessity, Right, World)

"Since I do not believe that there should be different recommendations for people living in the Bronx and people living in Manhattan, I am uncomfortable making different recommendations for my patients in Boston and in Haiti."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: People, Boston, Living)

"We, who are the living, possess the past. Tomorrow is for our martyrs."
- James L. Farmer, Jr.
(Related: Living, Martyrs, Past, Tomorrow)

"There was living in the palace at this time a brother of the great Germanicus, and consequently an uncle of the late emperor, whose name was Claudius Caesar."
- Frederic William Farrar
(Related: Time, Brother, Living, Name)

"I can think of some things that would be fun, but I'm living my dreams."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Dreams, Fun, Living)

"It's ungrateful to be wishing you were doing something else at the moment you are living. You haven't lived in the moment that you are really living, you are wishing you were somewhere else."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Living, Wishing)

"To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Equality, Being, Living, Race, Snow, Today, World)

"I've been living with the minor second all my life and I finally found a way to handle it."
- Morton Feldman
(Related: Life, Living)

"I'm not saying that there's anything better than mated bliss at its best, but I'm saying that living alone is as good in its own way. But we haven't quite given ourselves permission to recognize that."
- Barbara Feldon
(Related: Living, Saying)

"Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way."
- Edna Ferber
(Related: Business, People, Living, Lonely, Past)

"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."
- Edna Ferber
(Related: Living, Longevity, Man, Potential)

"I felt that I ostracized myself by my behavior, by the past, by living with all the regrets of my mistakes, that I sort of wore a hair shirt and beat myself up most of the day thinking and regretting why did I make such a mistake? Why have I made so many mistakes?"
- Sarah Ferguson
(Related: Mistake, Behavior, Day, Hair, Living, Mistakes, Past, Thinking)

"I have been extremely lucky; I am a person who is currently living with a cancer that is under control."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Control, Cancer, Living)

"But I was feeling quite down at the time. I was living in L.A., which was kind of weird for me."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Time, Feeling, Living)

"Faulkner sat in our living room and read from Light in August. That was incredible."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Light, Living)

"My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me."
- Sally Field
(Related: Mother, Son, Being, College, Living)

"The cost of living has gone up another dollar a quart."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Living)

"Here lies W. C. Fields. I would rather be living in Philadelphia."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Lies, Living)

"In a way, the history of jazz's development is a small mirror of classical music's development through the centuries. Now jazz is a living form of original music, while classical music has gotten to the end of its cycle in terms of exploring its form."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: History, Music, Development, End, Jazz, Living, Now)

"I don't think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else. I don't tell tall tales. I always tell the truth."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Truth, Lie, Living)

"I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree."
- Colin Firth
(Related: England, Intentions, Living, London, Reason)

"If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace."
- Hamilton Fish
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Country, Dying, Living, Worth)

"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."
- John Fisher
(Related: Money, Living, Names)

"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."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Life, Living, Thinking, Wine)

"I think it's like music for the sake of music, and a lot of the words stem from liking music a lot, wanting to be a good band and having a good sense of humour, and living in a situation where we're free to pretty much do what we want."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Music, Living, Pretty, Sense, Want, Words)

"Where we're living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Charity, Living, Profit)

"Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent. For what satisfaction it is hard to say, except that something seems unusually piercing, living, handsome, in another language, and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: English, Language, Living, Satisfaction, Words)

"Yes, living voices in a living language, so it seemed to us."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Language, Living)

"Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Life, Living, Worth, Writing)

"You have to be able to risk your identity for a bigger future than the present you are living."
- Fernando Flores
(Related: Future, Identity, Living, Present, Risk)

"Better a living beggar than a buried emperor."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Living)

"Born in a cellar... and living in a garret."
- Samuel Foote
(Related: Living)

"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."
- Edward Forbes
(Related: Living)

"The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Life, Mistake, People, Living, Trying)

"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."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Men, Living, Want, Will, World)

"There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Living, Man)

"A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Living, Man)

"Making a living in the arts, though, creates so many jobs for other people."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: People, Jobs, Living)

"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."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Art, Politics, Life, People, Hope, Living, Understanding)

"The overwhelming triumph of the international multimedia conglomerate has resulted in less diversity within the field and has made it much harder for newer writers not only to break in, but to make any kind of a living while doing so."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Diversity, Living, Writers)

"Give it up for Ray Charles and his beautiful legacy. And thank you, Ray Charles for living."
- Jamie Foxx
(Related: Living)

"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."
- Dick Francis
(Related: People, Living)

"To substitute Scripture for the self-revealing Spirit is to put the dead letter in the place of the living Word."
- Sebastian Franck
(Related: Living, Scripture, Self, Spirit, Word)

"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."
- Anne Frank
(Related: People, Heart, Living, Trying, World)

"Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time."
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Related: Time, First, Living)

"People die because they find living too painful."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: People, Living)

"Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at. If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting in a small troupe somewhere."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Acting, Living)

"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."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Life, Living)

"I'm just as insufferable and useless as every other dad is. The dynamic never changes, no matter what you do for a living."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Dad, Living)

"The best theatre I've done, I've done right here in this living room."
- Jonathan Frid
(Related: Living, Right, Theatre)

"I have been writing since I was about 20, and at first I wrote in secret and never showed anybody. I was very concerned about making a living, so I conducted."
- David Friedman
(Related: First, Living, Writing)

"A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Truth, Living, Man, Protection)

"It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence which allows us to realize for moments that we are living."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Consciousness, Living, Moments)

"There is only one meaning of life: the act of living itself."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Act, Living, Meaning)

"Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home."
- David Frost
(Related: Home, People, Invention, Living, Television)

"In our excessive involvement in the affairs of other countries, we are not only living off our assets and denying our own people the proper enjoyment of their resources; we are also denying the world the example of a free society enjoying its freedom to the fullest."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Society, People, Countries, Enjoyment, Example, Freedom, Living, World)

"I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Life, Money, Thought, Living, Worth)

"Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Men, Forget, Living)

"Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Genius, Living)

"Yes, I always imagined living in other places."
- Cornelia Funke
(Related: Living)

"I have a little brother. He's actually living at my house right now. He's going to be 18."
- Edward Furlong
(Related: Brother, Living, Now, Right)

"One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product."
- Peter Gabriel
(Related: Music, Idea, Artist, Being, Evolution, Living)

"The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it."
- Hans-Georg Gadamer
(Related: Being, Language, Living, Self)

"I need them, need them to give me a kick up the arse. Otherwise I'd just be sat-in getting fat, counting me money. It's good people living on your doorstep and looking through your bins. Gives you energy."
- Liam Gallagher
(Related: Money, People, Energy, Living)

"I started acting in my parents living room when I was five years old."
- Megan Gallagher
(Related: Acting, Living, Old, Parents, Years)

"No matter what the role, you're trying to do the impossible - make a living in show business."
- Peter Gallagher
(Related: Business, Living, Trying)

"Two women? God, man. Well, I'm still living. So clearly I must've gotten away with it, when I did do it. But I don't think it's time to blow my cover now."
- Peter Gallagher
(Related: Time, God, Women, Living, Man, Now)

"It is the fine excesses of life that make it worth living."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Life, Living, Worth)

"Henry Kissinger is the greatest living war criminal in the world today, with the blood of millions of people in Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos and Chile and East Timor on his hands. He will never appear in a court or be behind bars."
- George Galloway
(Related: War, People, Blood, Court, Living, Today, Vietnam, Will, World)

"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."
- John Galsworthy
(Related: Life, Power, Living, Man, Pity, Wishing)

"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."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Happiness, Contentment, Lies, Living, Man, Pursuit, Thinking)

"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."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Faith, Time, End, Living, Patience, Will, Worth)

"I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Sacrifice, Living, Service, Spirit, Woman)

"Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Body, Living, Man, May, Nations)

"There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Being, Blind, Law, Living, Universe)

"Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?"
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Life, Freedom, Living, Man)

"The good man is the friend of all living things."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Friend, Living, Man)

"In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Living)

"The Egyptian contribution to architecture was more concerned with remembering the dead than the living."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Living)

"History never looks like history when you are living through it."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: History, Living)

"If God creates a world of particles and waves, dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws, who are we to say that he cannot make use of those laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures?"
- Martin Gardner
(Related: God, Dancing, Laws, Living, Obedience, World)

"I have worked enough and I am happy to be touring the country speaking about living with MS to give people inspiration and motivation to help themselves."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Motivation, People, Inspiration, Country, Help, Living)

"And living in Australia I am relatively well off."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Living)

"Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Living)

"We cannot put off living until we are ready."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Living)

"Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Living, Needs, Youth)

"Critical lice are like body lice, which desert corpses to seek the living."
- Theophile Gautier
(Related: Body, Living)

"Never before in modern times has so much of the world been simultaneously hit by a confluence of economic and financial turmoil such as we are now living through."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Financial, Living, Now, World)

"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."
- Geronimo
(Related: People, Feeling, Living, Now, Sleep, Sun, Trees)

"While living I want to live well."
- Geronimo
(Related: Living, Want)

"The real drawback to the simple life is that it is not simple. If you are living it, you positively can do nothing else. There is not time."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Life, Time, Living, Nothing)

"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."
- David Gest
(Related: Life, Love, Living, Words)

"I'll never get used to living without Mo, but the painful things that surround what happened to him aren't so painful any more-not so raw or so new."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Living)

"The silver swan, who, living had no note, When death approached unlocked her silent throat."
- Orlando Gibbons
(Related: Death, Living)

"When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Living, Soldiers)

"Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Life, Attitude, Living, Mind)

"You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Children, Living)

"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."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Living, Order, Public)

"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."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Americans, Electricity, Energy, Tax, Job, Living, May, Will)

"We've gotten involved in cat rescue - we take them in and find homes for them. I've always loved cats. I saw how homeless cats were living out there. We take them in, put out flyers."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Cats, Living)

"I had business experience. I had made my living designing and building electronic equipment. Basic business was not new to me, but the music business was completely new to me. I knew nothing about distribution, or any of those things."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Business, Music, Experience, Building, Living, Nothing)

"Fortunately art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Art, Community, Effort, Living, World)

"What you get is a living, what you give is a life."
- Lillian Gish
(Related: Life, Living)

"The only people available to change the world are the people now living in it, with all the beliefs they bring along - however retrograde those beliefs may appear to those of us who see ourselves as enlightened."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Change, People, Beliefs, Living, May, Now, World)

"I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Difference, Events, Living, Years)

"Traditions are imploding and exploding everywhere - everything is coming together, for better or worse, and we can no longer pretend we're all living in different worlds because we're on different continents."
- Philip Glass
(Related: Living, Traditions)

"I have done my time living on the run. I'm British and I want to come home."
- Gary Glitter
(Related: Home, Time, Living, Want)

"New Orleans is a city whose basic industry is the service industry. That's why it makes its money. That's - it brings people to the city. People come to the city and experience the wonders of this extraordinary city and everything else. The question is that, how do we create jobs which are the jobs that have pay, that - living wages?"
- Danny Glover
(Related: Experience, Money, People, Jobs, Living, Question, Service, Wages, Wonders)

"And in fact I don't believe there is such a thing as a definitive picture of something. The land is a living, breathing thing and light changes its character every second of every day. That's why I love it so much."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Love, Character, Day, Fact, Land, Light, Living)

"But I was, and still am, an avid reader and so when I first started I chose to photograph many of the great writers in this country to try and earn a living."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Country, First, Living, Writers)

"One of the prerogatives by which man is eminently distinguished from all other living beings inhabiting this globe of earth, consists in the gift of reason."
- William Godwin
(Related: Earth, Living, Man, Reason)

"Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Living)

"Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Careers, Literature, Living, Meaning, Memories, Nerves, Writers)

"For anyone who has that calling and is trying also to make a living at it, it is really hard."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Living, Trying)

"Geisha because when I was living in Japan, I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha, and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended up reading about the subject just about the same time I was getting interested in writing fiction."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Time, Mother, Thought, Fiction, Living, Reading, Writing)

"The secret of my success was clean living and a fast outfield."
- Lefty Gomez
(Related: Success, Living)

"Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Day, Labor, Living, Man, Nation, Race)

"Certainly other things we can do, we gotta promote after-school employment, give kids an opportunity, raising the minimum wage was part of that, we can't expect that young people are going to feel they can make a living out there for such low wages."
- Matt Gonzalez
(Related: People, Opportunity, Kids, Living, Wage, Wages)

"We can't leave people in abject poverty, so we need to raise the standard of living for 80% of the world's people, while bringing it down considerably for the 20% who are destroying our natural resources."
- Jane Goodall
(Related: People, Living, Poverty, World)

"Basically, though, I'm just lucky to love what I do for a living."
- John Goodman
(Related: Love, Living)

"America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: Society, America, American, Democracy, Living, Rest, World)

"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."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Community, Living, Pride, Public, Taste)

"Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Music, Dreams, People, Feelings, Beginning, Jazz, Living)

"Maturity implies otherness... The art of living is the art of living with."
- Julius Gordon
(Related: Art, Living, Maturity)

"Teenagers who are never required to vacuum are living in one."
- Fred G. Gosman
(Related: Living, Teenagers)

"We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God."
- Martha Graham
(Related: God, Dance, Dancing, Living, Practice, Principles)

"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."
- Winston Graham
(Related: Living, Zest)

"Monkeys who very sensibly refrain from speech, lest they should be set to earn their livings."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Speech)

"It's not fair to say that people who work with their head or with their hands ought to pay taxes, but people who earn their living with capital ought not to."
- Phil Gramm
(Related: Work, People, Living, Taxes)

"My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can."
- Cary Grant
(Related: Bed, Formula, Living, Night)

"People break down after a couple of hours. All the defenses go down, and there's a kind of communication that if I spent 20 years in a living room with one of these people, I would never, never know as much about them as I do in that one day."
- Lee Grant
(Related: People, Communication, Day, Living, Years)

"Next it was found that it was physiologically and structurally the same in the plant, that it was the living part of the plant, that which manifested the life and did the work in vegetable as well as in animal organisms."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Life, Work, Living)

"It was implicitly supposed that every living thing was distinctively plant or animal; that there were real and profound differences between the two, if only they could be seized."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Living)

"This substance, which is manifold in its forms and protean in its transformations, has, in its state of living matter, one physiological name which has become familiar, that of protoplasm."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Living, Name, State)

"I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well."
- Alexander the Great
(Related: Father, Living)

"You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings."
- Catherine the Great
(Related: Men, Living)

"An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Experience, Living, Teenage)

"Apathy is a sort of living oblivion."
- Horace Greeley
(Related: Apathy, Living)

"I'm not really involved with politics... I'm living in my cocoon with my classical music around."
- Eva Green
(Related: Music, Politics, Living)

"I want to travel. Maybe I'll end up living in Norway, making cakes."
- Eva Green
(Related: Travel, End, Living, Want)

"I am a dreamer. Seriously, I'm living on another planet."
- Eva Green
(Related: Living)

"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."
- Kate Greenaway
(Related: Feeling, Living, Wonder)

"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."
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Related: Art, Life, Fancy, Living, Shakespeare)

"Children born today have a fifty-fifty chance of living to 100."
- William Greider
(Related: Chance, Children, Living, Today)

"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."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Death, Life, Blood, Forgetfulness, Living, Suicide, Worth, Yield)

"Zippy is living in the moment."
- Bill Griffith
(Related: Living)

"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."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Life, People, Creativity, Being, Living, Wishes)

"I think living the blessed life is the luck of the draw."
- Judith Guest
(Related: Life, Living, Luck)

"A lot of married people certainly have wonderful relationships with their dogs, but when you're single and your dog is the only other living thing in your house, it's a really special relationship which I wanted CATHY to have."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: People, Dogs, Living, Relationships)

"The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living."
- Arlo Guthrie
(Related: Death, Living)

"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."
- Buddy Guy
(Related: Baseball, Divorce, Guitar, Living, Now, Play, Want, Years)

"I'm like, 'What world am I living in?' Aren't movies made to have something to say? Why make a movie if you don't have something to say? What are you doing it for? Are you doing it because you want to make a lot of money?"
- Jake Gyllenhaal
(Related: Money, Movies, Living, Want, World)

"A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Energy, Living)

"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."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: American, Culture, Literary, Living, Poets, Teaching, Wonder, Writing)

"I lived in the studio apartment that I bought for four years before I bought it in 1989, so I was already in it. I began living there in 1985, so I've had the same address and phone number since then."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Living, Years)

"Translation is an interestingly different way to be involved both with poetry and with the language that I've found myself living in much of the time. I think the two feed each other."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Poetry, Time, Language, Living)

"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."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Mother, Care, Kitchen, Living, Man)

"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."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Nature, Quality, Living)

"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."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: God, Beginning, Being, Eyes, Living, Word)

"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."
- Chico Hamilton
(Related: Music, Successful, Company, Living, Now, Play)

"President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Peace, American, First, Israel, Living, Palestine, President, Security)

"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."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Life, Being, Duty, Living, Right)

"Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Life, Giving, Living, Will)

"People always say things like, Oh, well, he was suffering so much that he was better off dying. But that's not true. You're always better off living."
- Dashiell Hammett
(Related: People, Dying, Living, Suffering)

"We are keeping healthier and living longer and I am a good example of someone who is in the Age Concern bracket but is still working and keeping active."
- Susan Hampshire
(Related: Age, Concern, Example, Living)

"I love what I do for a living, it's the greatest job in the world, but you have to survive an awful lot of attention that you don't truly deserve and you have to live up to your professional responsibilities and I'm always trying to balance that with what is really important."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Love, Attention, Balance, Job, Living, Trying, World)

"We are regarded as a Third World country with First World living conditions."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Country, First, Living, World)

"I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy. The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?'"
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Actor, Day, Fantasy, Living, Thinking)

"It's a life's journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Life, Power, Journey, Living)

"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."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Money, Car, Home, Living, Nothing)

"I did some film reviews for small papers in Finland and things like that to be able to keep living here."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Film, Living)

"I fell in love with Dorset and ended up living there for a while."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Love, Living)

"The art of living consists in knowing which impulses to obey and which must be made to obey."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Art, Impulses, Living)

"So I got interested in singing and I have always used my voice. Not professionally as much, but around the living room, the campfire, that kind of thing."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Living, Singing, Voice)

"And living in a metropolitan area which is ethnically diverse, our lives are very complicated, so our emotional experiences are going to be varied like that."
- Debbie Harry
(Related: Living)

"Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses, which if given occasional release would encourage the living of life with salt in it, in place of dust."
- Henry S. Haskins
(Related: Life, Impulses, Living, Man)

"To me, success was not having to have a boss and not having a day job. I've been living my own version of success since the early '90s when I first got signed. I haven't had a job since then."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Success, Boss, Day, First, Job, Living)

"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."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Time, Health, Living, Losing, Stability)

"With regard to my family as I said nothing upon the subject before I may tell you that I have six children living, 1 dead and before I have the pleasure of seeing you I expect another."
- John Hawley
(Related: Family, Children, Living, May, Nothing, Pleasure)

"Our law enforcement must be given every tool available to protect children from predators and parents need to know who is living in their community."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Children, Community, Law, Living, Parents)

"They might have a long way to go before truly accepting gay people into their lives, but they have accepted the show into their living rooms each and every week."
- Sean Hayes
(Related: People, Gay, Living)

"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."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Fame, Inheritance, Living, Names, Pride)

"To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Being, Contempt, Living, Poor)

"Love is mutually feeding each other, not one living on another like a ghoul."
- Bessie Head
(Related: Love, Living)

"Most of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Buying, College, Friends, Kids, Living, Sales)

"Plastic surgery is like a big elephant sitting in the Hollywood living room."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Hollywood, Living)

"The interesting thing is how one guy, through living out his own fantasies, is living out the fantasies of so many other people."
- Hugh Hefner
(Related: People, Living)

"Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream."
- Hugh Hefner
(Related: Life, Dream, Living)

"Ladies and gentlemen, I take office at a time in which the world is living in extreme contradictions."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Time, Extreme, Ladies, Gentlemen, Living, Office, World)

"I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Men, War, Friend, Living, Nothing, Now)

"When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: People, Character, Living, Writer, Writing)

"I was taken by the romanticism of being thought of as an adult and living in a world that was completely new to me. I fell in love with acting then."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Love, Thought, Acting, Being, Living, World)

"Everybody needs a way out of that pain. Many people choose drugs and alcohol. Some people obsessively exercise or develop strange dietary habits, which is what I did. At least it got me toward a path of healthier living."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: People, Alcohol, Drugs, Exercise, Habits, Living, Needs, Pain)

"It took me about eight years to put together the program that I have been living for twenty years."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Living, Years)

"Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Life, Control, Management, Being, Day, Expectations, Living, Stress)

"I like someone who embraces life; who wants to be on a long journey but has no particular plan or destination in mind. An adventurous man, open to the concept of living life in the moment."
- Jill Hennessy
(Related: Life, Journey, Living, Man, Mind, Open)

"I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living."
- Robert Henri
(Related: Art, Life, Living)

"Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Education, Life, Living)

"It is always encouraging and kind when people say nice things about my work but I know that it is not me that did it then and it is not me that is doing it now. It is God living in me and for that I will always be grateful."
- Ken Hensley
(Related: Work, God, People, Encouraging, Living, Now, Will)

"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."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Living, Thinking)

"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."
- A. P. Herbert
(Related: People, Living, Sheep, Spirit, Years)

"The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep."
- Alan Patrick Herbert
(Related: People, Living, Sheep, Spirit, Word, Years)

"Living well is the best revenge."
- George Herbert
(Related: Living, Revenge)

"I always felt I was living in two worlds. One was the Mexican world, because nearly everybody I knew, relatives and cousins and kids in the neighbourhood, were Mexican. Then school was a different world. It was ethnically mixed."
- Gilbert Hernandez
(Related: Kids, Living, Relatives, School, World)

"I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget."
- Chaim Herzog
(Related: Forgiveness, Forget, Forgetfulness, Living, Right)

"The investigation into the possible effects of cosmic rays on living organisms will also offer great interest."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Interest, Investigation, Living, Will)

"You don't repair that relationship by sitting down and talking about trust or making promises. Actually, what rebuilds it is living it and doing things differently - and I think that is what is going to make the difference."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Trust, Difference, Living, Promises, Talking)

"It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Happiness, Society, Technology, People, Jungle, Living, Man, Miracles)

"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."
- Gilbert Highet
(Related: Language, Living)

"That wasn't a bad price for a first book. My agent upped it as much as possible. I was 27 and had nothing behind me. I was working like a fool to earn a living and pay for my apartment."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: First, Fool, Living, Nothing)

"There's enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level - everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Finance, Success, Activism, Elections, Living, Wage)

"Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel for example - I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation."
- Nazim Hikmet
(Related: Example, Living, Occupation, Seriousness)

"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."
- Damon Hill
(Related: People, Being, Children, Living, Today)

"That strong mother doesn't tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in."
- Lauryn Hill
(Related: Mother, Son, Living, Reality)

"Well, we're in show business, and I have been making a living in this business a long time and inevitably it means taking what it is that you've done and hopefully you're showing it to a lot of people who like it."
- Walter Hill
(Related: Business, Time, People, Living)

"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."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Living, Proof, Want)

"We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Time, People, Idea, Living, Order)

"I've been able to make a good living as a musician, but now it's time to do all the other stuff."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Time, Living, Now)

"But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself."
- Russell Hoban
(Related: Killing, Living)

"The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead, but from the competition and mutual envy of the living."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Competition, Envy, Living, Praise)

"The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Absurdity, Living, Man, Privilege)

"If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Church, Body, Laws, Living, Rest, Spirit, United)

"Besides, it doesn't make any sense to have these characters living in the year 3000 when all their points of reference are from the pop culture of the 80's and the 90's."
- Joel Hodgson
(Related: Culture, Living, Sense)

"From the Taoist point of view, the natural result of this harmonious way of living is happiness."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Happiness, Living, Result)

"It is a sign of creeping inner death when we can no longer praise the living."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Death, Living, Praise)

"There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Society, Living, Understanding)

"Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Habits, Living)

"The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Art, Living, Old)

"Living in New York is like being at some terrible late-night party. You're tired, you've had a headache since you arrived, but you can't leave because then you'd miss the party."
- Simon Hoggart
(Related: Being, Living, Party)

"I don't care who or what judges me, nothing's going to stop me from living my life how I choose."
- Amanda Holden
(Related: Life, Care, Judges, Living, Nothing)

"That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Beginning, Being, End, Fact, Fiction, Living)

"The Baltic Sea is becoming more and more polluted. Not everybody living near the shore of the Baltic Sea is protecting it. It is the water of life for countries like Finland and Sweden."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Life, Countries, Living, Sea, Water)

"What we can do as individuals may not be very much on the global scale, but we have to start the change by living as we are teaching."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Change, Living, May, Teaching)

"The person who does not know how to live while they are making a living is a poorer person after their wealth is won than when they started."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: Wealth, Living)

"It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Faith, Life, Enthusiasm, Living, Worth)

"I type even faster than I talk. I'm very proud of that. I type so fast. And I have to because the characters are living in real time and I've got to keep up with them. It's a miracle they even give me a royalty."
- Rupert Holmes
(Related: Time, Living, Royalty, Talk)

"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."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Life, End, Living, Question, Worth)

"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."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Time, Thought, Circumstances, Content, Living, May, Skin, Word)

"Those who say that life is worth living at any cost have already written an epitaph of infamy, for there is no cause and no person that they will not betray to stay alive."
- Sidney Hook
(Related: Life, Cause, Living, Will, Worth)

"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."
- Bell Hooks
(Related: Travel, Body, Living, Mind, State)

"I made a living out of being a class clown."
- Shannon Hoon
(Related: Being, Class, Living)

"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."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Living, London, Production)

"I don't know when the Return of the Living Dead are happening. That's been on the Internet for years."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Internet, Living, Years)

"I feel connected to the Second World War because my father lost his father in that war. So, through my dad and the effect it had on him of losing his father young, I always felt connected to the war. It goes back years, but it still feels to me as if we're completely living in it."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Dad, War, Father, Effect, Living, Losing, World, World war, Years)

"I came here in 1974 to do a play, and then I went to L.A. I really like living in America. I feel more at home here than anywhere else."
- Anthony Hopkins
(Related: Home, America, Living, Play)

"I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be more like my own than any other man's living. As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession."
- Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Related: Heart, Confession, Living, Man, Mind)

"He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses."
- Horace
(Related: Living)

"I think that in a year I may retire. I cannot take my money with me when I die and I wish to enjoy it, with my family, while I live. I should prefer living in Germany to any other country, though I am an American, and am loyal to my country."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Money, Family, American, Country, Germany, Living, May)

"Texas, to be respected must be polite. Santa Anna living, can be of incalculable benefit to Texas; Santa Anna dead, would just be another dead Mexican."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Living)

"I was much more interested in the orchestra than the piano, but I did become fairly proficient as a pianist and my teachers felt I had talent and wanted me to become a good concert pianist and earn my living that way."
- Alan Hovhaness
(Related: Talent, Living, Teachers)

"I did all kinds of things in order to earn a living."
- Alan Hovhaness
(Related: Living, Order)

"Work is both my living and my pleasure."
- Harlan Howard
(Related: Work, Living, Pleasure)

"The people among which I lived - and yet live, mainly - made their living from cotton, wheat, cattle, oil, with the usual percentage of business men and professional men."
- Robert E. Howard
(Related: Business, Men, People, Living, Oil)

"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."
- Robert E. Howard
(Related: Failure, First, Living, Man, Profession, Writer)

"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."
- Robert E. Howard
(Related: Idea, Environment, Feeling, Living, Man, Today, Writing)

"And right now I may just be living inside the heart of the body, and I one day hope to move to the brain."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Heart, Hope, Body, Day, Living, May, Now, Right)

"Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Work, Clothes, Ideals, Living)

"There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Men, Living, Man)

"Now, I am completely independent - I earn my living by speaking and writing."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Living, Now, Writing)

"Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self."
- Ted Hughes
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Connection, Fishing, Living, Meditation, Self, World)

"I used to always run off at the mouth and talk about people. I just didn't know that it would make a living for me."
- D. L. Hughley
(Related: People, Living, Talk)

"Fortunately, the war has brought with it not alone a stark realization of what another war would mean to the world, but as well the creation of an international agency through which the nations of the world can, if they so desire, make peace a living reality."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Peace, War, Creation, Desire, Living, Nations, Reality, World)

"All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble."
- Raymond Hull
(Related: Causes, Living, Trouble)

"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."
- John Hume
(Related: Class, Fashion, Living, Politicians)

"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."
- Evan Hunter
(Related: Work, Being, Career, Living, Word)

"And the trajectory that our debt is taking now beyond $14 trillion is going to have an impact on our currency. It goes south, and our currency's going to have an impact on our standard of living and affect every family in this country, and over time, our international competitiveness."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Family, Time, Country, Debt, Living, Now)

"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."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Beginning, Living, Want)

"Acting is a way of living out one's insanity."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Acting, Insanity, Living)

"For our part, we shall continue to work for the new dawn when all the Children of Abraham and their descendants are living together in the birthplace of their three great monotheistic religions, a life free from fear, a life free from want - a life in peace."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Life, Peace, Work, Fear, Children, Dawn, Living, Want)

"In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth - often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable."
- Hypatia
(Related: Men, Truth, Fact, Fight, Living, Superstition, Will)

"It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Habit, Living, Old)

"It was sort of that in-between area when people don't talk about their personal lives. That's the kind of life I think Kerry would be living now if it weren't for the Lopez character sort of outing her."
- Laura Innes
(Related: Life, People, Character, Living, Now, Talk)

"No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa."
- Eugene Ionesco
(Related: Society, Death, Fear, Living, Pain, Sadness, Vice)

"Living is abnormal."
- Eugene Ionesco
(Related: Living)

"I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Destiny, Free will, Living, Meaning, Words)

"I could not finish the rest of the tours the band had planned. I was replaced by Matt Cameron. The next years of my life were about recovery, healing, and right living. I never lost the need to create."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Life, Healing, Living, Rest, Right, Years)

"Hey, we have obligations. We all work for a living now."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Work, Living, Now)

"Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That's 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about."
- Steve Israel
(Related: People, Living, Nothing, Shadows)

"There can be nothing exclusive about substantial art. It comes directly out of the heart of the experience of life and thinking about life and living life."
- Charles Ives
(Related: Experience, Life, Art, Heart, Living, Nothing, Thinking)

"I just love making a fool out of myself. I made my living as a clown at kids' parties for about three years."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Love, Fool, Kids, Living, Years)

"But now with the living conditions deteriorating, and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction, we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation."
- George Jackson
(Related: Knowledge, Army, Destruction, Living)

"Among those best known, their highest ambition is to build American homes, possess American furniture, dress in American clothes, adopt the American style of living and be American citizens."
- Sheldon Jackson
(Related: Ambition, American, Clothes, Dress, Living, Style)

"One of the deepest functions of a living organisms is to look ahead... to produce future."
- Francois Jacob
(Related: Future, Living)

"I've been a professional actor now for 38 years. A long time. And it's wonderful to earn your living doing something that you love. To think people actually give you money for it!"
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Money, Love, Time, People, Actor, Living, Now, Years)

"It's often difficult to slough off all that we've acquired, all the comforts and safety nets modern life provides for us, and realize that in those days, people were living very much on the edge - life was incredibly hard!"
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Life, People, Living, Safety)

"He was living in an age much more dangerous, more painful, much more on the edge than our own particular age."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Age, Living)

"The secret of living in peace with all people lies in the art of understanding each one by his own individuality."
- Friedrich Ludwig Jahn
(Related: Art, Peace, People, Individuality, Lies, Living, Understanding)

"Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact."
- Henry James
(Related: Life, Belief, Fact, Help, Living, Will, Worth)

"This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it."
- William James
(Related: Life, Living, Worth)

"These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
- William James
(Related: Life, Belief, Fact, Help, Living, Will, Words, Worth)

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."
- William James
(Related: Life, Belief, Fact, Help, Living, Will, Worth)

"Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver."
- William James
(Related: Life, Living, Worth)

"I don't know where we got the notion that God wants us to suffer. Every living thing tends toward the good or we would have been gone a long time ago."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Time, God, Living)

"If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner in which its history is to be studied is entailed: a theoretical attitude toward it becomes real only in the living appropriation of its contents from the texts."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: History, Attitude, Living, Philosophy, Practice)

"The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Earth, Living)

"And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive. That's how you will give your children success; you will want your children to be obedient, to be submissive to righteous living."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Success, HusbBeing, Children, Ladies, Living, Want, Will)

"I hate a word like "pets": it sounds so much Like something with no living of its own."
- Elizabeth Jennings
(Related: Hate, Living, Word)

"For us to maintain our way of living, we must tell lies to each other and especially to ourselves. The lies are necessary because, without them, many deplorable acts would become impossibilities."
- Derrick Jensen
(Related: Lies, Living)

"There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body."
- Douglas William Jerrold
(Related: Peace, War, Body, Living, Man)

"It wasn't success, because Teller and I, by the time Asparagus Valley got together - within a year, we had achieved all our goals. I mean, our goal was to earn our living doing exactly what we wanted. Which is many people's goal."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Time, Success, People, Goal, Goals, Living)

"Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana's economy in total."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Time, Economy, Fishermen, Harm, Living, Oysters)

"It's really hard to make a living as a musician. It's almost impossible."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Living)

"We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Music, Time, Successful, American, Being, Living, Popular)

"Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Music, Money, Inspiration, Living)

"I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era, the violin presumably having much more history to it than the later portion that I know."
- Lara St. John
(Related: History, Living, Past)

"The earth is the Lord's. Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property. We have been given the privilege and responsibility of living on earth to see it isn't ruined."
- Allen Johnson
(Related: God, Earth, Living, Privilege, Property, Responsibility)

"This is what I do for a living. It's not who I am as a human being."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Being, Living)

"We're living under the illusion that we have the power to determine what to do with it."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Power, Illusion, Living)

"First, Darwinian theory tells us how a certain amount of diversity in life forms can develop once we have various types of complex living organisms already in existence."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Life, Diversity, Existence, First, Living, Theory)

"If you love it, and work really hard at it, it will really happen, I believe. I'm living proof."
- Kristen Johnston
(Related: Love, Work, Living, Proof, Will)

"I'd go from film to film and almost detach from one world and jump in another. I was living as these people and not having a self. I didn't know who I was. And things just get really dark."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: People, Film, Living, Self, World)

"I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Life, People, Guilt, Hurt, Living)

"The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living without flaw, but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Action, Frustration, Guilt, Living, Mistakes, Sense)

"Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Freedom, Living, Mistakes, Temptation)

"There may be the kinds of things that you may find interesting, but then there's also the practical reality of needing to make a living and this is what you have to choose from."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Living, May, Reality)

"My son tried to work in films and he ultimately gave it up, he finally couldn't make a living, he couldn't support himself. He worked all the time and he didn't make enough money to have a house, have an apartment."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Money, Time, Work, Son, Living, Support)

"To me death is not a fearful thing. It's living that's cursed."
- Jim Jones
(Related: Death, Living)

"Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Fight, Hell, Living)

"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."
- Tom Jones
(Related: Day, Living)

"There is no real excellence in all of this world which can be separated from right living."
- David Starr Jordan
(Related: Excellence, Living, Right, World)

"I've never seen the Osbournes, I've never seen Paris Hilton. I'd rather read than watch reality TV. I'd rather live life than watch somebody else living it."
- Al Jourgensen
(Related: Life, Living, Paris, Reality)

"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."
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Sex, Living, May, Pretty, Trying, Years)

"A nation is the same people living in the same place."
- James Joyce
(Related: People, Living, Nation)

"So if you're a robot and you're living on this planet, you can do things that you can't do in real life - things that you wished you could do: like fly; like have a car that flies; like have furniture that is alive."
- William Joyce
(Related: Car, Life, Flies, Living)

"I have a responsibility to nurture and shepherd my talent and when I'm living the parts of my life not related to that I feel I have the right to be left alone."
- Ashley Judd
(Related: Life, Talent, Living, Responsibility, Right)

"They're trying to tell us that we're not right, so we have to buy their products. The number one cause of mental illness is not knowing who you are and you can't know who you are if you don't spend time honoring yourself, and living in the present."
- Naomi Judd
(Related: Time, Cause, Illness, Living, Present, Right, Trying)

"Most of us are imprisoned by something. We're living in darkness until something flips on the switch."
- Wynonna Judd
(Related: Darkness, Living)

"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."
- Wynonna Judd
(Related: Music, Success, Failure, Purpose, Being, Famous, Living, Trying, World)

"The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Living)

"At the time that I knew them, they were not living together. They began dating again after their divorce, so I didn't really see fighting."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Dating, Time, Divorce, Fighting, Living)

"I ended up living at OJ's because Nicole bought a home that no longer had a guest house. OJ offered his guest house to me. Anybody in LA looking for a place knows the best places to live are guest houses."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Home, Guest, Houses, Living)

"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."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Women, Gratitude, Inspiration, Day, Debt, Law, Living, Possibilities)

"An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures."
- Wassily Kandinsky
(Related: Living, Wonder)

"Because of my background in theater and radio acting, I knew that I could make a living as an actor."
- Casey Kasem
(Related: Acting, Actor, Living, Theater)

"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."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Money, Successful, Gossip, Living)

"It's been a misery for me, living with Christine Keeler."
- Christine Keeler
(Related: Living, Misery)

"Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Life, Heart, Darkness, Future, Living, Past, Word)

"It's important to bring things back from the Space Station because, unlike somebody living at the house where the garbage truck comes by twice a week, they don't have that in space."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Living, Space)

"The growth of Stewart Airport creates new jobs for area residents, brings new business and new travelers to the region, and brings new convenient travel options to those of us living in the Hudson Valley."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Business, Travel, Growth, Jobs, Living, Options)

"Without the way, there is no going; without the truth, there is no knowing; without the life, there is no living."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Life, Truth, Living)

"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?"
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Living, President)

"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."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Living, Man, Military, Service, Today, Tomorrow)

"While we enjoy the benefits of living in the greatest democracy in the world, we must be ever conscious of the fact that none of the achievements or freedoms enjoyed in America would be possible without the price that has been paid for by our servicemen and women."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Women, America, Benefits, Democracy, Fact, Living, World)

"Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Wisdom, Gain, Living, Tragedy)

"If I was on the cover of Artforum and my photos were selling for lots of money. If I could be doing that I wouldn't be working for porn mags. But I got to make a living. I shoot for them only occasionally now because that business isn't what it used to be."
- Richard Kern
(Related: Business, Money, Selling, Living, Now)

"Even though a number of people have tried, no one has ever found a way to drink for a living."
- Jean Kerr
(Related: People, Living)

"I lived with my mom in a really small apartment. My bedroom was like in the living room. That's why I still love to sleep on couches now."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Love, Mom, Living, Now, Sleep)

"Living Life Tomorrow's fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again."
- Omar Khayyam
(Related: Life, Fate, Living, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"I'm a football guy at heart; maybe I should have played football for a living instead, because I play a lot of football videogames, I'm really into them."
- Jason Kidd
(Related: Heart, Football, Living, Play)

"Being a professional writer is not an easy way to make a living."
- Tracy Kidder
(Related: Being, Living, Writer)

"Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Love, Being, Compromise, Day, Living, Understanding)

"Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Living, Trouble)

"Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Life, Living)

"Finally, the ecological health of the Mississippi River and its economic importance to the many people that make their living or seek their recreation is based on a healthy river system."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Health, People, Importance, Living, Recreation)

"He was a manager, one of the singers, I guess talent coordinator for the local talent in Harlem. His name was Lover Patterson. He was living right across the street from where my dad had his restaurant. I guess he saw a lot of kids come in, a lot of my buddies."
- Ben E. King
(Related: Dad, Manager, Talent, Kids, Living, Name, Right)

"People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error."
- Florence King
(Related: Age, People, Dream, American, Error, Living, Right)

"I aspire to eventually be making my living by making movies."
- Richard King
(Related: Movies, Living)

"The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out."
- Stephen King
(Related: Feelings, Living, Words)

"Get busy living, or get busy dying."
- Stephen King
(Related: Dying, Living)

"Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Work, Life, Job, Living, Man)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Humanity, Living)

"Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Living, Man, Nothing)

"I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved."
- Barbara Kingsolver
(Related: Living, Mind)

"When we want to have our own style of living, it is nobody's business but ours. What we do in private is our private business."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Business, Living, Style, Want)

"The dominant invades the entire picture, as it were. In this way I seek to individualize the color, because I have come to believe that there is a living world of each color and I express these worlds."
- Yves Klein
(Related: Living, World)

"This field is not necessarily glamorous, nor does it often produce immediate results, but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Living, Results, Understanding)

"Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose."
- Frank Knox
(Related: Patriotism, Belief, Purpose, Fire, Living)

"I decry the current tendency to seek patents on algorithms. There are better ways to earn a living than to prevent other people from making use of one's contributions to computer science."
- Donald Knuth
(Related: Science, People, Computer, Living)

"Ward Churchill might be more valuable to the opponents of the academic left employed than unemployed. Above all, he can serve as a living window into the intellectual, moral, and political bankruptcy of the left."
- Mort Kondracke
(Related: Living, Opponents)

"We say we want to create beauty, identity, quality, singularity. And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired. Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Beauty, Quality, Truth, Cities, Identity, Living, Want)

"I was just living my life, and that's what I wanted to do."
- Fred Korematsu
(Related: Life, Living)

"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."
- Alexis Korner
(Related: Living, Reason)

"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."
- David Korten
(Related: Experience, Money, People, Living, Wages, World)

"But we can also take the radical view that the test of an economy has to do with the extent to which it is providing everybody with a decent means of living."
- David Korten
(Related: Economy, Living, Radical)

"There's a great deal of love for one another on this club. Perhaps we're living in Camelot."
- Jerry Kramer
(Related: Love, Living)

"If certain songs become popular enough to the point where I'll be playing them the rest of my life, I don't want them all to dwell on the same down moment that I'll have to keep reliving."
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Related: Life, Popular, Rest, Songs, Want)

"There are other issues I have felt more emotionally connected to, like China, where I lived and worked for some time. I was living there when Tiananmen Square erupted."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Time, Living)

"I'm living my life, not buying a lifestyle."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Life, Buying, Living)

"What I really tried to do with Helen was make her show this sad side of her. She was married off at 16, was so young and living in this castle that can't leave because of how she looks, and married to a man she hates and three times her age."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Age, Living, Man)

"I don't know how you prepare for something like that. I cannot imagine living in a fishbowl like that. I don't live here so I don't know it will be that bad anyway because I live in Paris and we don't have that sort of phenomenon there. So I don't know, we'll see what happens."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Living, Paris, Will)

"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."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Consciousness, Living, Sun)

"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."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Body, Concern, End, Living, Spiritual, Worry)

"Never again should Ghanaians have to resort to dubious means to get to, or live in, foreign lands, simply to make a living."
- John Agyekum Kufuor
(Related: Living)

"TV critics, who traditionally hate television and make their living writing about it, often didn't like what I did on the air."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Hate, Living, Television, Writing)

"The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can."
- Paul Kurtz
(Related: Death, Life, Eating, Living, Meaning, Now)

"I don't know, I just want to be happy. I could be in a hole somewhere. Or I could completely lose it and be some hippy living in the woods with my dad."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Dad, Living, Want)

"Dream research is a wonderful field. All you do is sleep for a living."
- Stephen LaBerge
(Related: Dream, Living, Research, Sleep)

"For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living, which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few, but to live well belongs to all."
- Lactantius
(Related: Living, Right, Teachers)

"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."
- Steve Lacy
(Related: Living, Spirit)

"We have obligations towards the innocent, the dead, towards the living, towards our children and their children."
- Ricardo Lagos
(Related: Children, Living)

"He told me he was working as an interpreter in a doctor's office in Brookline, Massachusetts, where I was living at the time, and he was translating for a doctor who had a number of Russian patients. On my way home, after running into him, I just heard this phrase in my head."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Home, Time, Living, Office, Running)

"His life was one long extravaganza, like living inside a Faberge egg."
- John Lahr
(Related: Life, Living)

"Whether life is worth living depends on whether there is love in life."
- R. D. Laing
(Related: Life, Love, Living, Worth)

"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?"
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: People, Drinks, Enjoyment, Living, Wine)

"My mother, whose family was heavily rabbinic, said she wanted me to continue the family tradition in the rabbinate. My father said he wanted me to be a scholar of the Talmud, but he wanted me to make my living in science."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Family, Science, Mother, Father, Living, Tradition)

"At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture. You can get a law degree and make a good living, but it is best that you do that having studied the discipline for its own inherent merit, because you love studying."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Love, Discipline, Culture, Law, Living, Merit, Study)

"And the 90% they are not is what I do for a living."
- Martin Landau
(Related: Living)

"Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins, which are regarded as the principal con-stituents of living organisms."
- Karl Landsteiner
(Related: Constitution, Difficulty, Living, Weight)

"I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living."
- Andrew Lang
(Related: Time, Idea, Culture, Homosexuality, Living)

"Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Food, Blessings, Environment, Living, Man, Oceans, Water)

"If we knew exactly what animal life was like before the fall into sin and knew what nature was like before the law of entropy invaded it, we would already be living in heaven."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Life, Nature, Heaven, Law, Living, Sin)

"It's a living, breathing thing, acting."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Acting, Living)

"If I'm not living from my heart, I get sick."
- A. J. Langer
(Related: Heart, Living)

"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."
- Lewis H. Lapham
(Related: Art, Wealth, Tax, Living, Portraits, Thinking)

"Comrades - We are living in momentous times."
- James Larkin
(Related: Living)

"Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it."
- Philip Larkin
(Related: Life, Living, Practice)

"Cricket was my reason for living."
- Harold Larwood
(Related: Cricket, Living, Reason)

"I realized that people make cartoons for a living. It had never dawned on me that you could do this as a career."
- John Lasseter
(Related: People, Career, Cartoons, Living)

"In contrast, Christianity, while acknowledging the presence of suffering, declares that life can be infinitely worth living and opens the way to eternal life in fellowship with God Who so loved the world that He gave Himself in Christ."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Life, God, Christianity, Contrast, Living, Suffering, World, Worth)

"No education can be of true advantage to young women but that which trains them up in humble industry, in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress."
- William Law
(Related: Education, Women, Dress, Living, Modesty)

"In every living thing there is the desire for love."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Love, Desire, Living)

"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."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Experience, Action, Adventure, Living, Man, Woman)

"The American grips himself, at the very sources of his consciousness, in a grip of care: and then, to so much of the rest of life, is indifferent. Whereas, the European hasn't got so much care in him, so he cares much more for life and living."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Life, American, Care, Consciousness, Living, Rest)

"Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest."
- John Lawson
(Related: Interest, Living, Trade)

"My goal is to be living back in Canada as soon as I can, hopefully somewhere in the Gulf Islands."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Goal, Canada, Islands, Living)

"I'm living in L.A. but my heart's in Vancouver."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Heart, Living)

"For a small child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does just for fun and things that are educational. The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play."
- Penelope Leach
(Related: Fun, Learning, Living, Play)

"Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour."
- Stephen Leacock
(Related: Life, Day, Living)

"Two old Bachelors were living in one house; One caught a Muffin, the other caught a Mouse."
- Edward Lear
(Related: Bachelors, Living, Mouse, Old)

"Granted, the writers, directors, producers, and that community make a great deal of money. But they might be choosing to do a whole lot of other things for the living they make."
- Norman Lear
(Related: Money, Community, Living, Writers)

"If you wanted to dissect the structure of living cells, genetic analysis was an extremely powerful method, so my interest turned to that."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Interest, Living)

"Real living is living for others."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Living)

"The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Life, First, Immortality, Key, Living, Worth)

"Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Living, Man, Style)

"We were living in the Slad Road when my father left us. I was about three."
- Laurie Lee
(Related: Father, Living, Road)

"I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Nature, Emotion, Energy, Land, Living, Magnificence)

"One day of practice is like one day of clean living. It doesn't do you any good."
- Abe Lemons
(Related: Day, Living, Practice)

"The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?"
- John Lennon
(Related: Society, People, Drugs, Living, Wrong)

"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."
- John Lennon
(Related: Life, Peace, People, Hope, Living, May, Will, World)

"Dying is easy, it's living that scares me to death."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Death, Dying, Living)

"Socialism is practical, in the best sense of the term; a living, vital force of inestimable value to society."
- Daniel De Leon
(Related: Society, Force, Living, Sense, Socialism, Value)

"I came down to the living room one day and my wife was standing in the living room. It wasn't an illusion. I saw her out of the corner of my eye. The moment I saw her, she vanished."
- Hugh Leonard
(Related: Wife, Day, Eye, Illusion, Living)

"Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Day, Fact, Grief, Living, Misery, Shadow, Thinking)

"Film is a lark to me - thank God I don't have to make a living from it."
- Huey Lewis
(Related: God, Film, Living)

"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."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Government, Life, America, Living, Production, Will, Workers)

"There are more people living in Lower Manhattan now than before the terrorist attacks. That's faith for you. There's such a strong spirit here."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Faith, People, Living, Now, Spirit)

"I don't get to sleep when I'm in New York. Really. I'm living on adrenaline."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Living, Sleep)

"I've spent the last year listening to Americans, and the state of the union that George W. Bush lives in is very different from the state that most hardworking Americans are living in."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Americans, Listening, Living, State)

"By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier."
- Susan Lieberman
(Related: Love, Building, Living, Pride, World)

"But when Neil called, I have to say that my heart soared. And the reason was, because it said so much about his recovery... that he was coming back to the world of the living."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Heart, Living, Reason, World)

"Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream, I wonder if she'll ever do the same; And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied With knowing I've got no one left to blame."
- Gordon Lightfoot
(Related: Dream, Being, Blame, Living, Wonder)

"How we are using up our home, how we are living and polluting the planet is frightening. It was evident when I was a child. It's more evident now."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Home, Living, Now)

"The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Lies, Living, Now, Present, Security)

"I must write it all out, at any cost. Writing is thinking. It is more than living, for it is being conscious of living."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Being, Living, Thinking, Writing)

"Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Dreams, Future, Living, Yesterday)

"I often feel like I have this spirit living inside of me, always dressing in like short mini skirts... but then I start to discover myself. So there are eight spirits, mischievous ones, sad ones, handsome ones, wise ones, and crazy ones."
- Bai Ling
(Related: Living, Spirit, Spirits)

"My favorite room in the house is the living room. We have two big couches, six recliners and over 20 pillows. It's a really comfortable place to hang out with my family."
- Cody Linley
(Related: Family, Favorite, Living)

"I wasn't really living anywhere... I was just kinda hanging out. I would live from week to week in places."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Living)

"We'd play at the Ambassador's house for an invited group of dignitaries from the government that might have gone to school in America; to the U.S. Consulate that invites certain people that they're trying to target."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Government, People, America, Play, School, Trying)

"We didn't know about the rest of the world. We just knew the pictures that we saw on TV, and it was so different that we wanted to try to imitate that, to a certain extent."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Rest, World)

"The Vietnam War was happening, but Lubbock was... They put a pinch on it."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: War, Vietnam)

"I'd play with these Indian players, the tabla and sitar."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Play)

"I stepped back from being out front to playing bass. So we started switching: I'd play bass on one song, we'd switch on the next song; I'd play piano... we'd play mandolin."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Being, Play, Song)

"I had never, ever drunk beer in high school, and by the time I got to Tech we were having these parties out in the cotton fields and getting so drunk. I was the champion beer drinker; suddenly I was pouring it down my throat... Insane! Insane!"
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Time, Beer, School)

"I don't wanta do any Blues or any sad songs."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Songs)

"Here I was, this good guy that played football; I was gonna go play in college but I had a bad senior year. But I played guitar in assemblies whenever I could."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: College, Football, Guitar, Play)

"Education, for me, has helped me in my music."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Music, Education)

"The Austin music scene is the reason why so many of them moved here."
- Bob Livingston
(Related: Music, Reason)

"It means that through knowledge have come responsibility and hope, and through both, action."
- Edward Livingston
(Related: Knowledge, Action, Hope, Responsibility)

"By this act the president alone is empowered to make the law, to fix in his mind what acts, words, what thoughts or looks, shall constitute such a crime."
- Edward Livingston
(Related: Thoughts, Act, Crime, Law, Mind, President, Words)

"No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses."
- Edward Livingston
(Related: Nation, Ruin, Slavery, Suffering)

"Now I have children of my own. They ask their mother what will I be. Will I be handsome, will I be rich?"
- Jay Livingston
(Related: Mother, Children, Now, Will)

"Then I grew up and fell in love, I asked my sweetheart, 'what lies ahead?"
- Jay Livingston
(Related: Love, Lies)

"In corporate levels, it's all about tailoring your shirt and which tennis club you belong to and which watch you are wearing and what did you shoot last week?"
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Corporate, Tennis)

"It's kinda cool seeing people having real fights with people they really know."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: People)

"They're either going to fire you or they're not. They can only fire you. That's all they can do. They can't take your thumbs."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Fire)

"There is technique to it-he is just standing there flexing his arm, and I am standing there making faces as if I am being choked. You keep your head in a certain angle for the camera."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Being, Faces)

"The real intimidating stuff is the scene where you show up for the first day. You kind of square off, and that is where you look each other in the eye."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Day, Eye, First)

"Life is not always like chess. Just because you have the king surrounded, don't think he is not capable of hurting you."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Life, Chess)

"It's got to be weird to sit in an office all day and deal with these creative types without having any idea of what they do or how they do it."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Idea, Day, Office)

"It all comes down to probable cause: If you think something's up, maybe you gotta take a look."
- Ron Livingston
"If you play your cards right things are going to happen in the long run. In the short run, it is anybody's guess."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Cards, Play, Right)

"If I'm in something funny, I like to try and find some kind of serious line in it that people can relate to."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Funny, People)

"I would worry if people always associated me with Larry Sokolov."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: People, Worry)

"I don't always get to do a lot of bad guys."
- Ron Livingston
"Eric McCormack is directing talent waiting to happen."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Talent, Waiting)

"Any time you do physical stuff, violence, it is controlled. It's a little bit like you block the move."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Time, Violence)

"A lot of the stuff I have done had been not only the likable guy, but like the nice likable guy."
- Ron Livingston
"It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Money, End, Jobs, World)

"Management don't really have any problem at all with firing people. It's a powerful idea that, If I'm not happy, I'll quit. I'll try something else!"
- Ron Livingston
(Related: People, Idea, Management)

"Fear God and work hard."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Work, God, Fear)

"I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Purpose, End)

"I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Christ, May, Value, Will)

"I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward."
- David Livingstone
"If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Men, Road, Want, Will)

"Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Work, Despair, Nothing, Will)

"All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Christ)

"I will go anywhere, provided it is forward."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Will)

"If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it."
- Ken Livingstone
(Related: Voting)

"There needs to be radical development in equality law to create the environment to allow women to stay in work."
- Ken Livingstone
(Related: Equality, Women, Work, Development, Environment, Law, Needs, Radical)

"Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric help."
- Ken Livingstone
(Related: Being, Help, Needs)

"World wide capitalism kills more people everyday then Hitler did. And he was crazy."
- Ken Livingstone
(Related: People, Capitalism, World)

"I Kenneth Robert Livingstone, having been elected to the office of mayor of London, declare that I take that office upon myself, and will duly and faithfully fulfil the duties of it to the best of my judgement and ability."
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Related: Ability, London, Office, Will)

"I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of that office I will have regard to any guidance with respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999."
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Related: Act, Authority, Exercise, Guidance, London, Office, Respect, State, Will)

"My administration will tackle these issues in consultation with the black communities of London."
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Related: London, Will)

"The properties which differentiate living matter from any kind of inorganic imitation may be instinctively felt, but can hardly be formulated without expert knowledge."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Knowledge, Imitation, Living, May)

"There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive."
- Jack London
(Related: Life, Ecstasy, Forgetfulness, Living, Paradox)

"You get to act for a living. You're fortunate. So act like it."
- Jeremy London
(Related: Act, Living)

"I'm delighted. I don't know of anybody who had a statue built of them while they were living. It's a great feeling."
- Al Lopez
(Related: Feeling, Living)

"Art is not living. It is the use of living."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Art, Living)

"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."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Work, Growth, Destruction, Difference, Living, Reason)

"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."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Time, Eyes, Living)

"Contempt for the world is what allows me to continue living in it."
- Matthew Lotti
(Related: Contempt, Living, World)

"I find it hard living in a day and age where people are unwilling to accept who they really are."
- Matthew Lotti
(Related: Age, People, Day, Living)

"People wait in line to see me, saying there's plenty of living to be done even if you have an HIV diagnosis. People say they are 10- or 15-year survivors and still moving forward."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: People, Living, Saying)

"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."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Time, Earth, Living)

"I played guitar when I was young and never really considered it as a way to make a living."
- Lyle Lovett
(Related: Guitar, Living)

"It's funny, but we were living on this small island off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina when I was 9."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Funny, Living)

"Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed, and mortals dependent one upon another. Some nations increase, others diminish, and in a short space the generations of living creatures are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life."
- Lucretius
(Related: Life, Being, Generations, Living, Nations, Space)

"Living in continual chaos is exhausting, frightening. The catch is that it's also very addictive."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Chaos, Living)

"I had grown up accustomed to living a life of high drama."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Life, Drama, Living)

"As one went to Europe to see the living past, so one must visit Southern California to observe the future."
- Alison Lurie
(Related: Europe, Future, Living, Past, Visit)

"Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Faith, Life, God, Confidence, Grace, Living, Man)

"I make a good living and I've never looked at myself as being an artiste."
- Kelly Lynch
(Related: Being, Living)

"I just think we're living in a time of massive, amazing change, like the Industrial Revolution on acid."
- Kelly Lynch
(Related: Time, Change, Revolution, Living)

"I think you get better at staring into space. Especially living in the South of France."
- Adrian Lyne
(Related: France, Living, Space)

"Close contact between science and the practice of collective farms and State farms creates inexhaustible opportunities for the development of theoretical knowledge, enabling us to learn ever more and more about the nature of living bodies and the soil."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Science, Knowledge, Development, Living, Practice, State)

"And the more profoundly the science of biology reveals the laws of the life and development of living bodies, the more effective is the science of agronomy."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Life, Science, Development, Laws, Living)

"Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Evolution, Living, Practice, Theory, World)

"Even when Darwin's teaching first made its appearance, it became clear at once that its scientific, materialist core, its teaching concerning the evolution of living nature, was antagonistic to the idealism that reigned in biology."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Appearance, Evolution, First, Idealism, Living, Teaching)

"Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Experience, Nature, Facts, Living)

"Some say that AIDS came from the monkeys, and I doubt that because we have been living with monkeys from time immemorial, others say it was a curse from God, but I say it cannot be that."
- Wangari Maathai
(Related: Time, God, Doubt, Living)

"I have known war as few men now living know it. It's very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Men, War, Friend, Living, Now)

"We were living in a tumultuous time, when the world was upside down. Freeman produced a show that was black and white, the good guys versus the bad guys."
- James MacArthur
(Related: Time, Living, World)

"We had to be very careful on our best behaviour when we went to these other countries. And then I made a living, I had a chance to support my wife and my kids. It was a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful program from that point of view."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Wife, Chance, Countries, Kids, Living, Support)

"Tradition does not mean that the living are dead, it means that the dead are living."
- Harold MacMillan
(Related: Living, Tradition)

"It is a fact that all women contribute more to marriage than men; for the most part they have to change their place of living, their method of work, a great many women today changing their occupation entirely on marriage; and they must even change their name."
- Agnes Macphail
(Related: Change, Marriage, Women, Work, Fact, Living, Name, Occupation, Today)

"It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Growth, First, Living, Mind, Privilege)

"When I was in New York, I was making a living. We had a summer house and a car that I could put in a garage. That's something for a stage actor."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Car, Actor, Living, Summer)

"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."
- James Madison
(Related: Living)

"I have got the best of both worlds; growing up in Edinburgh and now living outside Glasgow."
- Magnus Magnusson
(Related: Growing up, Living, Now)

"To me, the whole idea of fame and I think it can be a real test of somebody, of who they are. You know, 'cause some strange things happen. I've seen some peculiar things as far as a person just living their life."
- Tobey Maguire
(Related: Life, Idea, Fame, Living)

"I was going to be living there and I didn't want to sound like a foreigner all my life."
- John Mahoney
(Related: Life, Living, Sound, Want)

"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."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Work, Living, Night, Theory, Writer, Writers, Years)

"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."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Dying, Existence, Living)

"The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Men, Heart, Living, Woman, World)

"A problem was the lack of cooperation of the Afghan community itself. The women, though living in Iran, were under cover and not willing to participate in the film, and none of the ethnic groups were willing to work together or be together."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Work, Women, Community, Cooperation, Film, Living)

"We're probably a couple of freaks who've created their own little universe, are living in our own little world and that's the only place where we can survive."
- Stephen Malkmus
(Related: Living, Universe, World)

"We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Happiness, Life, Ideas, Courage, Act, Living, Risk)

"There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Life, Living, Passion)

"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."
- Edouard Manet
(Related: Interest, Living)

"I certainly understand that we're all trying to make a living, but I'm not thinking about that when I'm making it. And if that's your sole motivation, it's going to reflect that narcissistic greed, and you're going to hear it in the music."
- Aimee Mann
(Related: Music, Motivation, Greed, Living, Thinking, Trying)

"It's funny, because my last record was a lot about isolation and people living in separate worlds that other people can't even understand, which drug addiction is the perfect negative example of."
- Aimee Mann
(Related: Funny, People, Negative, Addiction, Example, Isolation, Living)

"The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future."
- Marya Mannes
(Related: Abuse, Earth, End, Future, Living, Revenge, Will)

"I do know that God created us equal and we're not living up to it."
- Jayne Mansfield
(Related: God, Living)

"Living is what scares me. Dying is easy."
- Charles Manson
(Related: Dying, Living)

"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?"
- Bob Marley
(Related: Life, Eyes, Living, Open)

"I was in my yard and thought that the tree was a living being. We take trees for granted. We don't believe they are as much alive as we are."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: Thought, Being, Living, Trees)

"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."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: Experience, Artist, Living, World)

"Is it hard to make a living in show business? Yeah."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Business, Living)

"I'm not completely sure we aren't all living in a hallucination now."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Living, Now)

"Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he must not leave in a brute state. Man is a wing."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Duty, Living, Man, State)

"A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's work and is on the road to being a scoundrel."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Work, Being, Content, Living, Man, Road)

"There is no living with thee, nor without thee."
- Marcus Valerius Martial
(Related: Living)

"What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness."
- George Martin
(Related: War, Birds, Land, Living, Nothing, Trees, Trying, Waste)

"The homosexual community wants me to be gay. The heterosexual community wants me to be straight. Every writer thinks, I'm the journalist who's going to make him talk. I pray for them. I pray that they get a life and stop living mine!"
- Ricky Martin
(Related: Life, Community, Gay, Living, Talk, Writer)

"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."
- Walter Martin
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