change of life


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n change of life the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: An oyster can change it's sex a number of times during its life.
    • Change of life the period in the life of a woman when menstruation and the capacity for conception cease, usually occurring between forty-five and fifty years of age.
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  • John Greenleaf Whittier
    “O Time and change! -- with hair as gray as was my sire's that winter day, how strange it seems, with so much gone of life and love, to still live on!”
  • Robert Frost
    “Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.”
  • Trinidad Hunt
    Trinidad Hunt
    “Life is made of millions of moments, but we live only one of these moments at a time. As we begin to change this moment, we begin to change our lives.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
  • Walter Lippmann
    “Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.”
  • Woody Allen
    “I don't believe in an after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.”


In literature:

Here was the only change by which you could guess the story of her life.
"Northern Lights, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
You are not the kind of man with whom a woman could trust herself in the troubles and changes of life.
"The Battle Of The Strong, Complete A Romance of Two Kingdoms" by Gilbert Parker
You said I gained everything in the great change of my life.
"The World For Sale, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
This was all the change that occurred in her mode of life.
"Therese Raquin" by Emile Zola
There was no violent transition, no great change of atmosphere, in the beginnings of their wedded life.
"Hetty's Strange History" by Anonymous
How shall I make myself safe against the chances and changes of life?
"All Saints' Day and Other Sermons" by Charles Kingsley
The state of a man's life from infancy, even to the end of life, is continually changing, 185.
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love" by Emanuel Swedenborg
It is not subject to the chances and changes of its life, but a good in itself that is eternal.
"Browning as a Philosophical and Religious Teacher" by Henry Jones
They reasoned, with justice, that it was no easy matter to change a life-long habit of belief and practice.
"Story of Chester Lawrence" by Nephi Anderson
No man's lot is fully known till he is dead; change of fortune is the lot of life.
"Brave Men and Women" by O.E. Fuller

In poetry:

You may think my life is quiet.
I find it full of change,
An ever-varied diet,
As piquant as 'tis strange.
"The Riot" by Gamaliel Bradford
'Then to the service of my lord
I vow'd a throbbing heart;
And in the changes of your life
To bear an humble part.
"A Tale" by John Logan
That here at once his soul put by
All gifts of time and change,
And left us heavier hearts to sigh
'Was life so strange?'
"A Baby's Death" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
The boon to know that Life abides
One with your immortality,
One with your changing mystery,
And foam of your eternal tides.
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
The truants of life's weary school,
Without excuse from thrift
We change for once the gains of toil
For God's unpurchased gift.
"June On The Merrimac" by John Greenleaf Whittier
O blest restraint! more blessed range!
Too soon the happy child
His nook of homely thought will change
For life's seducing wild:
"Twenty-Second Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble

In news:

There was much disobedience in my life before conversion, and I had a lot of changing to do, in order to obey God's teachings in the Bible.
At 14 years old , Aleigha has a wisdom and quietness about her that tells you she's seen a lot of change in her young life.
What are some of these little things that you can do to change your own life.
It's a picture that has changed the life of a Wisconsin man and his dog.
A group of 18 missionary volunteers, with seven of its members hailing locally from Our Savior's Lutheran Church, is seeking to make a life-changing difference for the people of a small town in Tanzania.
Among its 1,100 graduates will be a young man whose life changed forever when a tree fell on top of him.
For the Urquiza family profiled in Episode1 of Your Turn to Care, Parkinson's disease drastically changes their mother Marta's life.
Spring brings with it a couple of big changes in a cow's life.
Peanut allergy changes life of Aberdeen student, school.
Because while I've been to some decent shows over the past month, that's just it: They were merely decent, not life-changing, as so many shows have seemed over the last couple of years.
Not exactly one of those life-changing days, I'll grant you that.
MINNESOTA The severity of the long persisting drought this year will have an impact in all kinds of aspects of life this Fall, even as far as impacting the way trees change color this year.
"As a mom, your whole life changes," Jennifer Lopez (with hubby Marc Anthony) told Us at the UNICEF Women of Compassion luncheon in Bel Air, Calif Friday.
His role in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film was a life-changing experience.
That's why our recent poll in search of the most life-changing pizzeria in the country came so close.

In science:

The amount of merchandise stored and the new incoming messages are facts which change during the agent’s life.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
These are fundamental aspects of human life but do not change the biological status of human life.
The Aleph Cosmological Principle
The thermosynthesis theory proposes that the first enzymes functioned by a thermal variation of the binding change mechanism of today's ATP synthase. These enzymes would have functioned similarly to the proposed sorption heat engines, which may have set the stage for the origin of life.
Sorption heat engines: simple inanimate negative entropy generators
It is surprising how a change of course of life of a teacher can lead to a completely unexpected journey of his student.
Azumaya-type noncommutative spaces and morphisms therefrom: Polchinski's D-branes in string theory from Grothendieck's viewpoint
Since in lattice gauge theories the spacing is related to the “dressed ” values of the fundamental constants, this provides a mechanism for fundamental constants to change when tunneling through a singularity, as required in Smolin’s “life of the cosmos” scenario.
Canonical quantum gravity and consistent discretizations