"Oh, dear," thought Meg, "married life is very trying, and does need infinite patience as well as love, as Mother says."
Life is only just about to commence for me in earnest.
Professor H. F. Osborns Origin and Evolution of Life is also a very vigorous and suggestive book upon this subject, but it demands a fair knowledge of physics and chemistry.
Life is always mushy and sensual under these conditions.
It is an error amounting to nonsensicality to see in "faith," and particularly in faith in salvation through Christ, the distinguishing mark of the Christian: only the Christian way of life, the life lived by him who died on the cross, is Christian.... To this day such a life is still possible, and for certain men even necessary: genuine, primitive Christianity will remain possible in all ages.... Not faith, but acts; above all, an avoidance of acts, a different state of being.... States of consciousness, faith of a sort, the acceptance, for example, of anything as true--as every psychologist knows, the value of these things is perfectly indifferent and fifth-rate compared to that of the instincts: strictly speaking, the whole concept of intellectual causality is false.
The detail of his peaceful life is almost lost among dissertations on the wickedness of atheism and the horrors of a revolution.
"After all, life is more or less of a farce," he went on a little bitterly. "
The sad business of life is rather to escape certain dreadful evils to which our nature exposes us, -- death, hunger, disease, weariness, isolation, and contempt.
The mystery of life is certainly the most persistent problem ever placed before the thought of man."
How goodlife is when one does something good and just!”
To put it cynically, life is too short to waste it in drawing blanks.
True, her view of life is highly coloured and full of poetic exaggeration; the universe, as she sees it, is no doubt a little better than it really is.
Of course married life is merely a habit, a bad habit.
Every man's happiness depends from himself, but behold thy life is almost at an end, whiles affording thyself no respect, thou dost make thy happiness to consist in the souls, and conceits of other men.
You and I needed no confirmation, but the whole line of thought will be so novel to the ordinary busy man who has not followed psychic inquiry, that he will need that it be repeated again and yet again before he realizes that this new order of life is really established and has to be taken into serious account, just as the pigmies of Central Africa.
If a man allows the little pennies, the results of his hard work, to slip out of his fingers—some to the beershop, some this way and some that—he will find that his life is little raised above one of mere animal drudgery.
I know not only why today my life is all astir, and a feeling of tremulous joy is passing through my heart.
That of the necessaries of life is altogether independent of the quantity of money which can be had for them.
One of the best things in our life is when a young man has earned his own living, and when he becomes engaged to some lovely young woman, and makes up his mind to have a home of his own.
Among the works of man, which human life is rightly employed in perfecting and beautifying, the first in importance surely is man himself.
Life is all right; I have all I want.
"You are so beautiful, so wonderful, and life is so short."
Yet even in our best regulated and most approximately Circular families I cannot say that the ideal of family life is so high as with you in Spaceland.
Life is only being perfectly carried on when these conditions are in unison.
Despite his many strong points his life is often wrecked on these rocks.
Life is always harder as one mounts the heights--the cold increases, responsibility increases.
We know that, when the bodily constitution is gone, life is no longer endurable, though pampered with all kinds of meats and drinks, and having all wealth and all power; and shall we be told that when the very essence of the vital principle is undermined and corrupted, life is still worth having to a man, if only he be allowed to do whatever he likes with the single exception that he is not to acquire justice and virtue, or to escape from injustice and vice; assuming them both to be such as we have described?
One of the subtlest means of deceiving, at least as long as possible, and of successfully representing oneself to be stupider than one really is--which in everyday life is often as desirable as an umbrella,--is called ENTHUSIASM, including what belongs to it, for instance, virtue.
"Then, if you don't mind, I'll go with you," said the Lion, "for my life is simply unbearable without a bit of courage."
Life is so largely a thing of intermingling currents, of interwoven threads, of reacting forces, that it is well-nigh impossible understandingly to portray the life story of one person without occasionally pausing to review, at least briefly, incidents in the lives of others with which it is closely bound up.
Every human life is deeply entangled in them, and concerned in their solution.
And let me tell you, Dounia, Sonia’s life is no worse than life with Mr. Luzhin. ‘
"If life is often as hard as this, I don't see how we ever shall get through it," added her sister despondently.
Whether it marches as an army, or moves about as a company of herdsmen, the way of life is nearly the same, though the object proposed by it be very different.
The hours are allowed to flow by unemployed, and then, when life is fast waning, they bethink themselves of the duty of making a wiser use of it.
Yes, he said, human life is certainly concerned with them.
Life is so full and there’s so much work to do.
Our whole life is thus bounded and governed by laws ordained and established by God, and that a man reaps what he sows is a law that can be easily observed and verified, whether we regard sowing to the flesh or sowing to the Spirit.
SECTION 8 Of the Ancient Practice of Painting If my Readers have followed me with any attention up to this point, they will not be surprised to hear that life is somewhat dull in Flatland.
The worst of such stories isthat the triumphant romancers can always be put to confusion andcrushed by the very details in which real life is so rich and whichthese unhappy and involuntary storytellers neglect as insignificanttrifles.
I am persuaded, dear lady, that he has sent you hither for my comfort, for which I render him infinite thanks; for I must own that this solitary life is extremely irksome."
See Note B.) Is it any wonder that the Christian life is so often feeble and fruitless, when the very root of the Christ life is neglected, is unknown?
'If Linton died,' I answered, 'and his life is quite uncertain, Catherine would be the heir.'
the subject has more control over himself, and his life is more governed by the ambitious side of his nature.
The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.
We will not trifle--life is too serious."
When we reach the Arctic regions, or snow-capped summits, or absolute deserts, the struggle for life is almost exclusively with the elements.
London life is too whirling and full to admit of even an hour of that deep silence of feeling which the friends of Job showed, when ‘they sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him; for they saw that his grief was very great.’
Life is very much more exciting now than it used to be.
"And yet your life is very different from the one you pictured so long ago.