Now she wanted it more than life itself.
But during the first nineteen months of my life I had caught glimpses of broad, green fields, a luminous sky, trees and flowers which the darkness that followed could not wholly blot out.
A few impressions stand out vividly from the first years of my life; but "the shadows of the prison-house are on the rest."
Life existed at a scale smaller than the eye could see.
Her life was on a new course now, and the future looked brighter than it ever had.
His mother said to him: A sailor's life is a hard life.
I guess he's always been a part of me... one I've wasted most of my life trying to remove.
I didn't grow up around here like you, and I don't intend to spend the rest of my life working at the diner.
It was the wish of his father and mother that every day of his life should be a day of perfect happiness.
Many incidents of those early years are fixed in my memory, isolated, but clear and distinct, making the sense of that silent, aimless, dayless life all the more intense.
Here is life, an experiment to a great extent untried by me; but it does not avail me that they have tried it.
Pierre was staying at Prince Vasili Kuragin's and sharing the dissipated life of his son Anatole, the son whom they were planning to reform by marrying him to Prince Andrew's sister.
And while it may not be perfect, life will be profoundly better for everyone on the planet.
Somehow it simply wasn't top priority in her life right now.
That said, if I had to pick one function I think the Internet will turn out to "be," it is this: The Internet will become a repository and a set of applications for storing the sum total of all life experiences of all people on earth.
Others more broadly interpret the concept of securing life, liberty, and property.
So let's say your parents bought Coca Cola stock their entire life, left it all to you, and you are able to live off the dividend payments of the stock.
Imagine if all the people with boring, dead-end machine jobs were told they never had to work another day in their life at a job they did not like.
People who live their lives following their passions seem more full of life and energy than anyone else.
The theory was that life in the workhouse had to be worse than life outside the workhouse, otherwise it would be overrun with the poor.
This will produce extremely specific nutritional information for just you, will add years to your life, and will increase its quality as well.
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.
Both of these are hugely important parts of life, and I know of no one who would trade them away for a pill they swallow in the morning that gives them all their nutrition for the day.
"Our people do not acquire their real life until they leave their bushes," said the Prince.
More and more of your everyday life leaves such an echo.
Imagine what you could do with the combined learning of a quadrillion life experiences.
In almost all aspects of life, the application of this process will bring improvements.
If your job numbs your mind by day, why would anyone expect it to instantly come to life at night?
Can you imagine a better life for a turnip?
Let's look at a real-life example.
To think of the right to life as somehow different than a right to food is hard for me.
At the end of the week the prince reappeared and resumed his former way of life, devoting himself with special activity to building operations and the arrangement of the gardens and completely breaking off his relations with Mademoiselle Bourienne.
Among the innumerable categories applicable to the phenomena of human life one may discriminate between those in which substance prevails and those in which form prevails.
That life of the salons is unchanging.
Princess Mary, alarmed by her father's feverish and sleepless activity after his previous apathy, could not bring herself to leave him alone and for the first time in her life ventured to disobey him.
Trying to convict her, he told her she had worn him out, had caused his quarrel with his son, had harbored nasty suspicions of him, making it the object of her life to poison his existence, and he drove her from his study telling her that if she did not go away it was all the same to him.
Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.
Thrust them aside as she would, questions continually recurred to her as to how she would order her life now, after that.
She recalled all her life with him and in every word and act of his found an expression of his love of her.
Occasionally amid these memories temptations of the devil would surge into her imagination: thoughts of how things would be after his death, and how her new, liberated life would be ordered.
The demands of life, which had seemed to her annihilated by her father's death, all at once rose before her with a new, previously unknown force and took possession of her.
After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.