A spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay. We live in daily apprehension of its loss; yet when lost it is not missed. The question, "Is life worth living?" has been much discussed; particularly by those who think it is not, many of whom have written at great length in support of their view and by careful observance of the laws of health enjoyed for long terms of years the honors of successful controversy. "Life's not worth living, and that's the truth," Carelessly caroled the golden youth. In manhood still he maintained that view And held it more strongly the older he grew. When kicked by a jackass at eighty-three, "Go fetch me a surgeon at once!" cried he. Han Soper
A certain way or manner of living with respect to conditions, circumstances, character, conduct, occupation, etc.; hence, human affairs; also, lives, considered collectively, as a distinct class or type; as, low life; a good or evil life; the life of Indians, or of miners.
The living or actual form, person, thing, or state; as, a picture or a description from, the life.
A person; a living being, usually a human being; as, many lives were sacrificed.
A spiritual state that may exist in multiple spheres of universe composed of varied combinations of matter, form, force. Generally refers to a living organism of material earthly substance possessing spirit transcending death. Life may be in evolutionary continuum.
Life is given by God, the living God and master of life. In early Israel, long life was considered a blessing. Life was considered to reside in the blood. The fullness of life is eternal life, which Jesus, who is himself life, came to bring.
a characteristic state or mode of living; "social life"; "city life"; "real life"
the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living; "he hoped for a new life in Australia"; "he wanted to live his own life without interference from others"
the experience of living; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"
a living person; "his heroism saved a life"
living things collectively; "the oceans are teeming with life"
a motive for living; "pottery was his life"
the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones; "there is no life on the moon"
a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives; "he got life for killing the guard"
on life, still alive ; e.g., only child on life, sole surviving child.
There are two types of education... One should teach us how to make a living, And the other how to live. John Adams
The common feature of all living beings on this planet, best characterized as a list of properties which, as a whole set, never can fit any nonliving object. Living beings are characterized, for example, by uninterrupted evolution, common descent (through LUCA), cellular organization, genetic and epigenetic memory.
Japanese writer Keiko Suenobu, well known for her work on Vitamin and Happy Tomorrow. Life deals with many controversial subjects such as self mutilation, rape, suicide, and manipulation.