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  • Arsene Darmesteter has well said: ” “A nation needs poetry; it lives not by bread alone, but in the ideal as well.

    Frederic Mistral

  • It is shaped, sir, like itself; and it is as broad as it hath breadth: it is just so high as it is, and moves with its own organs: it lives by that which nourisheth it; and the elements once out of it, it transmigrates.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Summer schools for advanced students, and especially for teachers, have taken their place in the general system of education; and, though the Penikese school may be said to have died with its master, it lives anew in many a sea-side laboratory organized on the same plan, in summer schools of Botany and field classes of Geology.

    Louis Agassiz His Life and Correspondence

  • For Dasein can only be understood in terms of human existence, the way in which it lives its life, never in terms of its essence.


  • A corrupt imagination, be it never so strong and vigorous in its season, and whilst its food is administered to it, in the temptation it lives upon, yet, in trials great and pressing, it sinks and withers; or, if the difficulty continue, for the most part -- unless where it falls on some natures of an unconquerable pertinacy -- utterly vanisheth.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Our explanation briefly advanced above covers this aspect of the case, viz., because even a beast's soul is a thing divinely created, the medium in which it lives and has its being is almost indentical with it and should be respectfully treated, not devoured.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • A third of it lives by charcoal-burning, the others by keeping goats.

    High Albania

  • He tells us that no person has ever seen this bird eat, that in Arabia it is looked upon as sacred to the sun, that it lives five hundred and forty years, that when it becomes old it builds a nest of cassia and sprigs of incense, which it fills with perfumes, and then lays its body down upon them to die; that from its bones and marrow there springs at first a sort of small worm, which in time changes into a little bird; that the first thing that it does is to perform the obsequies of its predecessor, and to carry the nest entire to the city of the Sun near Panchaia, and there deposit it upon the altar of that divinity.

    Bygone Beliefs

  • Lacking a well-defined present, it lives somewhere between its past and its future, as if uncertain whether to advance or to retreat.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth


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