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Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read.
America in particular imposes an horrendous burden on the world. We have this wonderful standard of living but it comes at enormous cost.
E. O. Wilson
It's always been a dream of mine, of exploring the living world, of classifying all the species and finding out what makes up the biosphere.
E. O. Wilson
Because the living environment is what really sustains us.
E. O. Wilson
No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.
Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the dead because they have ceased to exist.
W. Somerset Maugham
I feel very happy to be living in Berkeley because there are a lot of people who are politically active here.
For me, writing has always come out of living a fairly to-the-bone kind of life, just really being present to a lot of life. The writing has been really a byproduct of that.
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.
Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living.
Dying is only one thing to be sad over... Living unhappily is something else.
There are more than 300,000 families in the Gulf region that lost their homes and are waiting for peace of mind. The hurricane exposed the sad reality of poverty in America. We saw, in all its horrific detail, the vulnerabilities of living in inadequate housing and the heartbreak of losing one's home.
Harry Connick, Jr.
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.
Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream.
The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.
No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco; it's the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living.
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.
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.
You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside.
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.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.
Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.
To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
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.
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.
I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.
John D. Rockefeller
I am living proof that the American dream still exists. It is still alive and well. There is only one trick, you have to be willing to roll up your sleeves and work very, very hard.
Disillusionment in living is finding that no one can really ever be agreeing with you completely in anything.
I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame or a professional career to practice clean living, fair play and good sportsmanship.
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