Living Quotes

People are always getting ready to live but never living.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die.

Seneca

The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

An unexamined life is not worth living

Socrates

The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.

Charles Darwin

Nonviolence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all living beings, we are all savages.

Thomas Edison

The living need charity more than the dead.

George Arnold

People living deeply have no fear of death.

Anais Nin

The corporation is the master, the employee is the servant. Because the corporation owns the means of production without which the employee could not make a living, the employee needs the corporation more than vice versa.

Peter Drucker

You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you, too

Roy Campanella

One can imagine a sane, healthy, cheerful human society based on no more than the principals of common sense, as validated each day by work, play, and living experience. But this remains the most utopian and fantastic of ideals.

Edward Abbey

One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There`s always more than you can cope with.

Marshall McLuhan

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

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

Josh Billings

Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.

Jack Dempsey

In some ways being a parent is like being an anthropologist who is studying a primitive and isolated tribe by living with them.

Lawrence Kutner

Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees

Paul Strand

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.

Channing Pollock

Avoid fragmentation: Find your focus and seek simplicity. Purposeful living calls for elegant efficiency and economy of effort—expanding the minimum time and energy necessary to achieve desired goals.

Dan Millman

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

One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.

Morris West

But if we have the energy of compassion and loving kindness in us, the people around us will be influenced by our way of being and living.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Overcoming fear and worry can be accomplished by living a day at a time or even a moment at a time. Your worries will be cut down to nothing

Dr. Robert Anthony

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another

Thomas Merton

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