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  The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.  
 -  Sade Adu
  

  If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.  
 -  A. A. Milne
  

  No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.  
 -  Sholom Aleichem
  

  A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  I'm gonna live till I die.  
 -  Frank Sinatra
  

  Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.  
 -  Joseph Addison
  

  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
  

  Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  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.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.  
 -  Charles Lamb
  

  Life is wasted on the living.  
 -  Douglas Adams
  

  If you're living in your time, you cannot help but to write about the things that are important.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  It is not only the living who are killed in war.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.  
 -  Leonardo Da Vinci
  

  The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  cience is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  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
  

  True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  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
  

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

  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
  

  Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. Then he is so anxious about the future that he doesn't enjoy the present: the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  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
  

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

  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
  

  You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.  
 -  Khalil Gibran
  

  A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  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.  
 -  Kahlil Gibran
  

  Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  The public doesn't mind people living together without being married, providing they don't overdo it.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  With fame, you know, you can read about yourself, somebody else's ideas about you, but what's important is how you feel about yourself - for survival and living day to day with what comes up.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  The right to live is the most basic of human rights.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Nothing's ever easy as long as you go on living.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  The nice part about living in a small town is that when you don't know what you're doing, someone else does.  
 -  Immanuel Kant
  

  It is not living that matters, but living rightly.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  The unexamined life is not worth living.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

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

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

  Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  It's not the men in your life that matters, it's the life in your men.  
 -  Mae West
  

  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.
  

  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.
  

  Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time.  
 -  Francis Bacon
  

  Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.  
 -  Francis Bacon
  

  Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever.  
 -  Leo Buscaglia
  

  It is like living in a wilderness of mirrors. No fact goes unchallenged.  
 -  Bruce Babbitt
  

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

  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
  

  Obscurity and competence: That is the life that is worth living.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.  
 -  Richard Bach
  

  Fight for today and live for tomorrow.  
 -  Unknown
  

  We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life into them.  
 -  Samuel Butler
  

  Don't count on life to see you through; count on yourself to see you through life.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I intend to live forever, or die trying.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.  
 -  Samuel Butler
  

  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
  

  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
  

  The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.  
 -  Frank Lloyd Wright
  

  The only life worth living is a life you are truly and honestly passionate about.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  And why not death rather than living torment? To die is to be banish'd from myself; And Silvia is myself: banish'd from her Is self from self: a deadly banishment!  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don't have any clean laundry, because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life?  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  You get so caught up in what you're writing - action sequences tend to do that more than anything else because you're living it, and feeling for your characters.  
 -  Iain Banks
  

  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
  

  Only a life lived for others is worth living.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  So many of my dreams were to actually be able to make a living of what I did as a hobby.  
 -  Rick Baker
  

  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
  

  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
  

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

  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
  

  I am living and having supernatural experiences. A lot of people get really freaked out about that. I speak in tongues; I've been baptized in the Holy Spirit.  
 -  Stephen Baldwin
  

  We're living in hard times.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

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

  Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the chair in your living room that no one sits in?  
 -  Nicholson Baker
  

  There's gonna be times when people tell you that you can't live your dreams. This is what I tell them...Never say never.  
 -  Justin Bieber
  

  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
  

  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
  

  I think that comedy is one of the more serious things that you can do in our day, especially in the world that we're living in.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  No one ever finds life worth living - one has to make it worth living.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  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
  

  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
  

  Where I live in Connecticut was ice a mile above my house, all the way back to the North Pole, about 15 million kilometers, that's a big ice cube. But then it started to melt. We're talking about the floods of our living history.  
 -  Robert Ballard
  

  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
  

  I like finishing a movie and having this living, breathing thing.  
 -  Dean Cain
  

  Let there be more joy and laughter in your living.  
 -  Eileen Caddy
  

  Life lives, life dies. Life laughs, life cries. Life gives up and life tries. But life looks different through everyone's eyes.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. 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.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  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
  

  The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.  
 -  Italo Calvino
  

  I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.  
 -  Maya Angelou