I think you are living beyond your means.
I can’t make a living from teaching.
He's living his dream.
We're living in the 21st century, Mary.
You're living under the same roof.
Slowly carrying the full cups into the living room, she handed one to Alex.
I've been living in the same apartment with you for two years.
I feel like I just started living again.
When she came through the living room the fire was roaring, but Cade was nowhere in sight.
While Betsy and I shared one bedroom and the LeBlanc's the other, Howie was stuck on the living room sofa.
I love all living things,--I suppose everyone does; but of course I cannot have a menagerie.
All I could think about was that I had a living father-in-law.
It's inevitable that two people living in the same house are going to be at odds sometimes, but from now on I'll never feel completely safe.
It was a small island, and there was no one living on it.
Living in that house and using the pool would be like a summer vacation, not a job.
Now, if I was trying to hide my identity, the last thing I would want her to do would be to file a police report while she was living under my roof.
What's the point of living to a ripe old age if you can't enjoy yourself?
You told me you were tired of trying to scratch out a living from this ranch.
The four of us gathered in the Le Blanc living room as soon as greetings were exchanged.
We traipsed up the stairs to the living room, a parade of zombies, each as stunned and speechless as the others.
"Yes, dear," her mistress replied; "there are people living in this house, although we cannot see them.
There one does not meet the great and the wise face to face; one does not even feel their living touch.
And your old parents, are they still living? he asked.
We asked if there was anyone around who might still be living who would remember that far back.
Very kind and loving was St. Francis--kind and loving not only to men but to all living things.
GNP and "standard of living" measurements don't capture this.
The idea of having to "earn a living" will be completely foreign to us.
Once Jim extends the invitation, he memorizes all the individuals' names, where they are from, what they do for a living, information about their families, and so forth.
It seemed as if it were some living thing rushing on to some terrible fate.
I have seen Penobscot Indians, in this town, living in tents of thin cotton cloth, while the snow was nearly a foot deep around them, and I thought that they would be glad to have it deeper to keep out the wind.
I thought, as I have my living to get, and have not eaten to-day, that I might go a-fishing.
Don't I know that at the rate we are living our means won't last long?
He listened, refraining from a reply, and involuntarily wondered how this old man, living alone in the country for so many years, could know and discuss so minutely and acutely all the recent European military and political events.
Nesvitski looked round and saw, some fifteen paces away but separated by the living mass of moving infantry, Vaska Denisov, red and shaggy, with his cap on the back of his black head and a cloak hanging jauntily over his shoulder.
Yes, our body is just a machine for living, that is all.
We have a house of our own in Moscow, but it's a long way from here, and there's nobody living in it.
Moscow seen from the Poklonny Hill lay spaciously spread out with her river, her gardens, and her churches, and she seemed to be living her usual life, her cupolas glittering like stars in the sunlight.
He realized that it was the real living Natasha, and he was not surprised but quietly happy.
The old man was living as a convict, submitting as he should and doing no wrong.
Being close enough so that she could attend college while living at home had been their rationalization, but she suspected they were also trying to stimulate her social life.
I found myself in a farm house living room where a woman who looked maybe in her thirties was ironing shirts.
As soon as Howie emerged from the basement we all hurried into the living room and stood around, expectantly.
Once we were sated and gathered in the living room Betsy began work on her computer.
Howie and I waited turns in the living room.
A problem arises because of the strong correlation between standard of living and energy consumption.
If every job that could be done by a machine was done by a machine tomorrow, the standard of living of virtually everyone on the planet would rise.
Before recorded music, the best musicians made a good living but weren't extremely wealthy.
In a world without abundance, socialism removes the one reliable creator of abundance—the individual profit motive—and that results in a lower standard of living for everyone.
By comparison, if a country has 99 percent of the people working in agriculture—if it is barely feeding itself, even with everyone working at that—then it is living at a subsistence level, the very definition of poverty.
During the Great Depression in the United States, many unemployed Americans simply left the city and went back to farm life, sometimes living with relatives.
From our standpoint, the plant wastes all the rest of its energy on riotous living: growing roots and leaves, soaking up water, separating carbon molecules from oxygen ones.
The access to information that mobile phones are bringing virtually everywhere on the planet is helping people raise their standard of living and will do so even more dramatically in the years to come.
If you knew someone who was a good business partner, was fun to hang out with, but let one of his children starve to death so that he could enjoy a higher standard of living, what would be your opinion of this person?
As the world grows richer, people will care more about how their food is made, how the animals are treated, whether the laborer who picked the food is paid a living wage.
We have not only outlawed cruelty to animals, but increasingly, people care about the living conditions of even the animals they eat.
You must tell Mr. Howells when you see him, that we are living in his house....
It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine; and moreover, it is given me to rouse and guide this bright intelligence.
There isn't a living soul in this part of the world to whom I can go for advice in this, or indeed, in any other educational difficulty.
She is very fond of all the living things at home, and she will not have them unkindly treated.
I said, "No; because, if there were no death, our world would soon be so crowded with living creatures that it would be impossible for any of them to live comfortably."
She had been living in a world she could not realize.
It seems very strange to me that there should be this difference of opinion; I cannot understand how any one interested in our education can fail to appreciate the satisfaction we feel in being able to express our thoughts in living words.
For the first time since my entrance into Radcliffe I had the opportunity to make friends with all my classmates...
Let the dead past bury its dead, Act, act in the living present, Heart within and God overhead.
It is not necessary that a man should earn his living by the sweat of his brow, unless he sweats easier than I do.
To co-operate in the highest as well as the lowest sense, means to get our living together.
If we were always, indeed, getting our living, and regulating our lives according to the last and best mode we had learned, we should never be troubled with ennui.
I thought of living there before I went to Walden.
Let not to get a living be thy trade, but thy sport.
All the attractions of a house were concentrated in one room; it was kitchen, chamber, parlor, and keeping-room; and whatever satisfaction parent or child, master or servant, derive from living in a house, I enjoyed it all.
He gets his living by barking trees.
But the wind slides eastward over its opaque surface in vain, till it reaches the living surface beyond.
A living dog is better than a dead lion.
It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
The opportunities of living are diminished in proportion as what are called the "means" are increased.
Are there no women living unmarried, and even the happier for it?
Anna Mikhaylovna, though her circumstances had improved, was still living with the Rostovs.
He did not find Prince Andrew in Olmutz that day, but the appearance of the town where the headquarters and the diplomatic corps were stationed and the two Emperors were living with their suites, households, and courts only strengthened his desire to belong to that higher world.
Pierre recalled how Helene had smilingly expressed disapproval of Dolokhov's living at their house, and how cynically Dolokhov had praised his wife's beauty to him and from that time till they came to Moscow had not left them for a day.
When he had become a little quieter, he explained to Rostov that he was living with his mother, who, if she saw him dying, would not survive it.
She prayed for her brother as living and was always awaiting news of his return.
Without changing his careless attitude, Pierre looked at them over his spectacles unable to understand what they wanted or how they could go on living without having solved the problems that so absorbed him.
You lived for yourself and say you nearly ruined your life and only found happiness when you began living for others.
"But what do you mean by living only for yourself?" asked Pierre, growing excited.
Despite this destitution, the soldiers and officers went on living just as usual.
Denisov and Rostov were living in an earth hut, dug out for them by the soldiers and roofed with branches and turf.
Denisov, who was living luxuriously because the soldiers of his squadron liked him, had also a board in the roof at the farther end, with a piece of (broken but mended) glass in it for a window.
In 1809 Count Ilya Rostov was living at Otradnoe just as he had done in former years, that is, entertaining almost the whole province with hunts, theatricals, dinners, and music.
To Bolkonski so many people appeared contemptible and insignificant creatures, and he so longed to find in someone the living ideal of that perfection toward which he strove, that he readily believed that in Speranski he had found this ideal of a perfectly rational and virtuous man.
I am again living with my wife.
Reading these letters, Nicholas felt a dread of their wanting to take him away from surroundings in which, protected from all the entanglements of life, he was living so calmly and quietly.
And don't attach importance to her being so bright: that's because she's living through the last days of her girlhood, but I know what she is like every time we receive a letter from him!
The house, with its bare, unplastered log walls, was not overclean--it did not seem that those living in it aimed at keeping it spotless--but neither was it noticeably neglected.
It hurt her to think that while she lived only in the thought of him, he was living a real life, seeing new places and new people that interested him.
Sometimes he consoled himself with the thought that he was only living this life temporarily; but then he was shocked by the thought of how many, like himself, had entered that life and that club temporarily, with all their teeth and hair, and had only left it when not a single tooth or hair remained.
In 1811 there was living in Moscow a French doctor--Metivier--who had rapidly become the fashion.
As there was not a single town or large village in the vicinity of the camp, the immense number of generals and courtiers accompanying the army were living in the best houses of the villages on both sides of the river, over a radius of six miles.
Just at the time Prince Andrew was living unoccupied at Drissa, Shishkov, the Secretary of State and one of the chief representatives of this party, wrote a letter to the Emperor which Arakcheev and Balashev agreed to sign.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
She did not know and would not have believed it, but beneath the layer of slime that covered her soul and seemed to her impenetrable, delicate young shoots of grass were already sprouting, which taking root would so cover with their living verdure the grief that weighed her down that it would soon no longer be seen or noticed.
He could not see an aim, for he now had faith--not faith in any kind of rule, or words, or ideas, but faith in an ever-living, ever-manifest God.
Natasha and Pierre were living in Petersburg at the time and had no clear idea of Nicholas' circumstances.
At that table were his mother, his mother's old lady companion Belova, his wife, their three children with their governess and tutor, his wife's nephew with his tutor, Sonya, Denisov, Natasha, her three children, their governess, and old Michael Ivanovich, the late prince's architect, who was living on in retirement at Bald Hills.
But until death came she had to go on living, that is, to use her vital forces.
She dropped to her pillow, wondering if she was the only one who thought their exchange across the living room ended the quarrel.
She found him in the living room reading the newspaper.
You always liked living on the edge, but you've never been so impulsive.
He couldn't understand why she would say that when she'd been living in his house so long.
Of course, living in an apartment with three girls couldn't be easy.
It has living quarters at the back.
Cynthia spotted him as he crossed the living room and started down the hall, his boot heels clicking sharply on the hardwood floor.
Analysts declared each successive generation might be "the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents."
I earn my living by it.
Today, there are modern-day Da Vincis living in parts of the world where just surviving is a full-time occupation, powerless to develop the gifts they could offer the wider world.
That living word awakened my soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free!
The tang of the untainted, fresh and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought, and the shells and pebbles and the seaweed with tiny living creatures attached to it never lost their fascination for me.
I enjoy having a play described to me while it is being acted on the stage far more than reading it, because then it seems as if I were living in the midst of stirring events.
Even then it looked more like a mechanical toy than a living creature.
This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.
Are you living with your mother?
She is living in Moscow and you are here.
Now in 1812, to anyone living in close touch with these people it was apparent that these undercurrents were acting strongly and nearing an eruption.
Only the eldest princess, the one with the stony face and long waist, was still living in Pierre's house.
This city was evidently living with the full force of its own life.
The bees circle round a queenless hive in the hot beams of the midday sun as gaily as around the living hives; from a distance it smells of honey like the others, and bees fly in and out in the same way.
"Well, my dear fellow, I was still living at home," he began.
And his cold, stern look replied: "Because you are alive and thinking of the living, while I..."
"He wrote here that he took a great liking to you," he went on simply and calmly, evidently unable to understand all the complex significance his words had for living people.
A man is only conscious of himself as a living being by the fact that he wills, that is, is conscious of his volition.
On one side of the living room a door opened into a large dining area.
She crunched through the snow back to the house and removed her coat and boots before entering the living room.
We were cowboy and Indian kids, living in an imagination paradise of rocks and trees and dirt, with her leading the way.
We may not choose to—we may choose eating cheesecake and bacon over living an estimated extra 2.4 months longer.
I come home on leave and I'll tell you how it was, I look and see that they are living better than before.
It wasn't as if he had to be there every living minute of his life.
I also knew Mr. Charles Dudley Warner, the most delightful of story-tellers and the most beloved friend, whose sympathy was so broad that it may be truly said of him, he loved all living things and his neighbour as himself.