Quotes on Good Living

The difference between intelligence and an education is this-that intelligence will make you a good living. Charles Kettering

I make a good living doing what I do. Shane Koyczan

If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul. Clifton Fadiman

You pray for good health and a body that will be strong in old age. Good-but your rich foods block the gods' answer and tie Jupiter's hands. Aulus Persius Flaccus

True wealth is not a static thing. It is a living thing made out of the disposition of men to create and distribute the good things of life with rising standards of living. Franklin D Roosevelt

A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. Orison S. Marden

Good music can act as a guide to good living. John Cage

You can make a good living from soothsaying but not from truthsaying. Georg C Lichtenberg

Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom. Jack Lalanne

Let us be good stewards of the Earth we inherited. All of us have to share the Earth's fragile ecosystems and precious resources, and each of us has a role to play in preserving them. If we are to go on living together on this earth, we must all be responsible for it. Kofi Annan

Begin at once to live, and count each day as a separate life. Seneca the Younger

I make a good living and I've never looked at myself as being an artiste. Kelly Lynch

I don't like indecent, unearned wealth. But it is legitimate for an entrepreneur who has created something to make a good living. Francois Hollande

...tell them that we have some good in us, too. And the only thing worth living for is the good. That's why we"ve got to make sure we pass it on. Billie Letts

You can make a good living while serving a greater good. Ivan Misner

Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it. Napoleon Hill

Good writing excites me, and makes life worth living. Harold Pinter

Yeah, it's whatever. You know, feeling good, living better. Drake

Why does it have to be like this?' I asked bitterly. 'Why does life have to be so short, with all the good things passing quickly. Is it worth living at all? Joseph Delaney

I came to understand the value of education, not just to enable me to make a good living, but to enable me to make a worthwhile life. Ruth Simmons

I don't much live my life as if I was living in a Raymond Chandler novel, which is probably a good thing. William Gibson

There are as many ways of living a good life as there are people living lives. Jane Caro

Living a good life may keep you out of jail, but it cannot keep you out of hell. Tim Kimmel

Living a good life leads to enduring happiness. Goodness in and of itself is the practice AND the reward. Epictetus

It confuses me that Christian living is not simpler. The gospel, the very good news, is simple. Donald Miller

It is not being in Jerusalem, but living a good life there that is praiseworthy. St Jerome

Making a living and having a life are not the same thing. Making a living and making a life that's worthwhile are not the same thing. Living the good life and living a good life are not the same thing. A job title doesn't even come close to answering the question. "What do you do?". Robert Fulghum

The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of good health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body. Harry Johnson

If my happiness at this moment consists largely in reviewing happy memories and expectations, I am but dimly aware of this present. I shall still be dimly aware of the present when the good things that I have been expecting come to pass. For I shall have formed a habit of looking behind and ahead, making it difficult for me to attend to the here and now. If, then , my awareness of the past and future makes me less aware of the present, I must begin to wonder whether I am actually living in the real world. Alan Watts

Former lefties can make a good living in the media by attacking their ex-comrades - I'd do it myself if the price was right. Nick Cohen

He felt that there is a loose balance of good and evil, and that the art of living consists in getting the greatest good out of the greatest evil. Machado de Assis

The art of living is always to make a good thing out of a bad thing. E F Schumacher

Here I am as a running back, making a pretty good living, actually doing pretty good. Brandon Jacobs

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

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

Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio. Sherrod Brown

Right now the music is more of a hobby since I'm making a good living as an actress. Amy Jo Johnson

It's true that the Internet is an equalizer, and everybody can be a star now. Musicians are more touchable these days, and that's a good thing. It's certainly the way I like to live my life, and it's why I don't do concerts in big arenas - I prefer to be in touch with my audience. Cat Stevens

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued." "It is not living that matters, but living rightly. The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food Hippocrates

Life isn't worth living until you have found something worth dying for. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The art of living rightly is like all arts; it must be learned and practiced with incessant care. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I'm fortunate that I'm making a living at it now because I'm not equipped to do anything else. Sonny Rollins

Live simply that others might simply live. Mahatma Gandhi

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it." "This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it." "Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James

Don't fear, just live right. Neal A Maxwell

Living things have no inertia, and tend to no equilibrium. Thomas Huxley

Every living thing is a sort of imperialist, seeking to transform as much as possible of its environment into itself. Bertrand Russell

It's not that I don't appreciate my life sober, but it's like there are two different people battling inside of me. I want to be good, do good, be a worker among workers, a friend among friends. But there's also this part of me that is so dissatisfied with everything, If I'm not living on the verge of death, I feel like I'm not really living. Nic Sheff

There are only three things which make life worth living: to be writing a tolerably good book, to be in a dinner party of six, and to be traveling south with someone whom your conscience permits you to love. Cyril Connolly

The American dream is, in part, responsible for a great deal of crime and violence because people feel that the country owes them not only a living but a good living. David Abrahamsen

We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world. We have been wrong. We must change our lives so that it will be possible to live by the contrary assumption, that what is good for the world will be good for us. And that requires that we make the effort to know the world and learn what is good for it. Wendell Berry

To dig our heels in and say no to a present madness is a good thing, but to walk a new path and say yes is a better thing. Jim Wallis

I have never had parents who set good examples, parents whose expectations were worth living up to, but she did. I can see them within her, the courage and the beauty they pressed into her like a handprint. Veronica Roth

He gave me his word. That means something to a man like Donovan Caine. Yeah, it means you'll realize he's an exceptionally good liar when you're clutching your intestines and choking on your own blood on his living room floor. Jennifer Estep

It's perhaps easier now than ever before to make a good living; it's perhaps harder than ever before to stay calm, to be free of career anxiety. Alain De Botton

If you're truly living the way Jesus lived, then you're going to get those people that disagree. But you're also going to get those people who, if you're loving them the right way and you're being a good teammate, are going to like you too. Mike Fisher

My heroes are people who are working hard and trying to make a good living for their families. My heroes are people who put their families first. Dale Murphy

I'm lucky to be doing what I love, and I appreciate that I can make a good living doing it. I love to play soccer-whether it's in a game, practice or playing with friends-so it isn't like I'm under pressure at all. Landon Donovan

Life is short. Do not forget about the most important things in our life, living for other people and doing good for them. Marcus Aurelius

When I think about capitalism, I think about all the small businesses that were started because we have the opportunity and the freedom in America for people to do that and to make a good living for themselves and their families. And I don't think we should confuse what we have to do every so often in America, which is save capitalism from itself. Hillary Clinton

Let's be honest: it's not like I'm not making a good living that the whole family benefits from. No one talks about my foul mouth when we're all in Aspen for Christmas. Daniel Tosh

I sit at my table en grand seigneur , And when I have done, throw a crust to the poor; Not only the pleasure, one's self, of good living, But also the pleasure of now and then giving. So pleasant it is to have money, heigh ho! So pleasant it is to have money. Arthur Hugh Clough

I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement. Donald Trump

Rush Limbaugh is a lame professional swine, and he makes a good living at it. He is like a hired geek in some traveling backwoods carnival - the freaks who bite the heads off chickens - but Limbaugh is a modernized geek who thinks he can bite the heads off of people. Hunter S Thompson

I had some pretty lucky and good living situations; thankfully I never got forced out of an apartment. A lot of my friends got evicted or pushed out and couldn't afford a new place. For me, I wanted more space to set up a home studio, but there was no way to afford that. Mikal Cronin

I like playing music because it's a good living and I get satisfaction from it. But I can't feed my family with satisfaction. James Hetfield

That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. George Santayana

Leisure consists in all those virtuous activities by which a man grows morally, intellectually, and spiritually. It is that which makes a life worth living. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Money is central to our lives. Yet money is not of central importance. It has nothing whatsoever to do with the lasting values that make life worth living. Kent Nerburn

... do something. Pay your rent for the privilege of living on this beautiful, blue-green, living Earth. David Foreman

I could spend a whole day at a spa. Id get a facial, a scalp rub, massages, then eat some grapes and be good to go. Dule Hill

Good things come to obsessive compulsives who fixate. Kieran Culkin

I've always had great relationships and stayed really good friends with the guys I've dated. Hayden Panettiere

Life is something that everyone should try at least once. Henry Tillman

If you're not living your truth, you're living a lie. Joseph Curiale

Gratitude is the best feeling I would ever have, the ultimate joy of living. Lewis B Smedes

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. And by the grace of God, I will. Edward Everett Hale

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. James Allen

I wonder is happiness only an essence of good living, that you shall taste only once or twice while you live, and then go on living with the taste in your mouth, and wishing you had the fullness of it solid between your teeth, like a good meal that you have tasted and cherished and look back in your mind to eat again. Richard Llewellyn



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