time of life

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n time of life a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
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Quotations

  • Benjamin Disraeli
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    “There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The pursuit of happiness is the chase of a life time.”
  • St. Ambrose
    St. Ambrose
    “There is no time of life past learning something.”
  • Radar O'Reilly
    Radar O'Reilly
    “Every time I look into the eyes of an animal I see life; the force of life and the beauty of creation”
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara%20Sher
    “When you play it too safe, you're taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we're given.”
  • John Arthorne
    John Arthorne
    “He who lets time rule him will live the life of a slave.”

Idioms

Time of your life - If you're having the time of your life, you are enjoying yourself very much indeed.
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Usage

In literature:

And in studying the movements of impulse and reflection in him at this critical time of his life, we are hurried rapidly from phase to phase.
"Rousseau" by John Morley
Nevertheless I may remind you that women at our time of life pass through critical moments, as I know by my daily experiences.
"The Dangerous Age" by Karin Michaëlis
Phoebe could be strong at times, and a life's knowledge of her father helped her now.
"Children of the Mist" by Eden Phillpotts
He has been here nearly all the days of his life, and every day of that time he has earned an honest living.
"Twelve Men" by Theodore Dreiser
For the first time Nancy's eyes were open to the things of life as they really were.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
DALTON, C. Life and times of Sir Edward Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon, Colonel of an English Regiment in the Dutch Service, 1605-31.
"History of Holland" by George Edmundson
And here I insert one of my letters to her because it covers so much of the ground of this time of my life.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
Hosts of species lived and died; half a dozen times or more the life of the earth was greatly changed.
"Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20)" by Various
Family and other cares and the activities of life absorbed my whole time.
"Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel" by Friedrich Froebel
Life is so short; I notice that thoughts of the end have been with me for some time past.
"Musicians of To-Day" by Romain Rolland
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In poetry:

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
Praise the generous gods for giving
In a world of wrath and strife,
With a little time for living,
Unto all the joy of life.
"Praise The Generous Gods" by William Ernest Henley
When such times come, Oh! God of War
Grant that we pass midst strife,
Knowing once more the whitehot joy
Of taking human life.
"Peace -- November 11, 1918" by General George S Patton Jnr
And when o'er storm and jar I climb—
Beyond life's atmosphere,
I shall behold the lord of time
And space—of world and year.
"Songs of the Winter Nights" by George MacDonald
All that hath been majestical
In life or death, since time began,
Is native in the simple heart of all,
The angel heart of man.
"An Incident In A Railroad Car" by James Russell Lowell
And they come in the fair spring time
Of heart and life and year,
When sweet Nature's wild rejoicings,
Draws votaries very near
"Thoughts" by Nora Pembroke

In news:

The Life and Times of John Steinbeck .
Finally tonight, on this eve of the Kentucky Derby, a conversation about a new book on the life and times of a famous racehorse.
There are problems that can crop up during any residential move, but moving an elderly loved one with a life time of belongings can pose additional challenges.
Scott Stossel is the editor of The Atlantic magazine and the author of the award-winning Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver.
I'm grateful for their wisdom and for their time of life , too often dismissed as "the golden years" as if it were a golf trophy gathering dust.
In the 1908 memoir written by Presley Garner Donaldson of Hurricane Township, he wrote a first-hand account of what life was like in the Fayette County of his time.
Romney's Traveling Salesman Getting to know the life and times of a Romney surrogate.
He was 97 and had just completed his memoir, The Life & Times of Watercolor Artist Ken Turney .
The Life and Times of an American Legend.
How can we return to a simpler way of life, appreciating that time is short and a gift from God.
Although Shannon Price was legally divorced from Gary Coleman at the time of his death, she had the authority to tell doctors to take him off of life support.
The results show the health-related quality of life of people with arthritis was two to three times worse than people without it.
Excerpted from Live Like You Mean It by T. J Addington, this digital download explains why making times of refreshment is a priority for a successful life.
Time to give the "Gift of Life" a pint of blood.
'The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid' a fun twist on childhood.
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In science:

It is easy to see, that for this quantum state Pm ≈ ρm e−Γm t , so tm = 1/Γm is a conventional ‘time of life’ of the basis state which has the energy Em .
Arrow of time in generalized quantum theory and its classical limit dynamics
In everyday’s life, situation where such data appear are quite common : monitoring the value of a share yields a random curve X (t) where t runs along the quotation time.
Local functional principal component analysis
The arguments in favor of the short life-time of the captured dark matter in the Solar System are advocated by Edsj¨o and Peter .
Comment on "Comments on recent work on dark-matter capture in the Solar System"
Thus, contrary to the assertion by Edsj¨o and Peter , the situation with the true value for typical life-time of the captured dark matter in the Solar System is far from being clear.
Comment on "Comments on recent work on dark-matter capture in the Solar System"
We are thus in the realm of “classical” renewal theory, in the so-called “finite mean life time” case.
Aging in reversible dynamics of disordered systems. II. Emergence of the arcsine law in the random hopping time dynamics of the REM
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