Living Quotes

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Oscar Wilde

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

A gambler is nothing but a man who makes his living out of hope.

William Bolitho

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

Thomas S. Monson

Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself.

Leo Tolstoy

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Liberalism can only be defined negatively. It is a mere critique, not a living idea.

Francis P. Yockey

You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.

Henri-FrÈdÈric Amiel

You do anything long enough to escape the habit of living until the escape becomes the habit.

David Ryan

Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.

Budd Wilson Schulberg

Retirement without the love of letters is a living burial.


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

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

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence.

Daniel Hudson Burnham

Labor Day differs in every essential from other holidays of the year in any country. All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflict and battles of man’s prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by one nation over another. Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.

Samual Gempers

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