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Definition of Existence

Existence

  1. The state of existing or being; actual possession of being; continuance in being; as, the existence of body and of soul in union; the separate existence of the soul; immortal existence.
  2. Continued or repeated manifestation; occurrence, as of events of any kind; as, the existence of a calamity or of a state of war.
  3. That which exists; a being; a creature; an entity; as, living existences.

Existence Quotations

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Albert Camus

My eyes are constantly wide open to the extraordinary fact of existence. Not just human existence, but the existence of life and how this breathtakingly powerful process, which is natural selection, has managed to take the very simple facts of physics and chemistry and build them up to redwood trees and humans.
Richard Dawkins

A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.
Pam Brown

The world is so unpredictable. Things happen suddenly, unexpectedly. We want to feel we are in control of our own existence. In some ways we are, in some ways we're not. We are ruled by the forces of chance and coincidence.
Paul Auster

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Swami Vivekananda
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Existence Translations

existence in Danish is eksistens
existence in Dutch is bestaan, aanzijn
existence in French is existence
existence in German is Existenz
existence in Italian is esistenza, esistenza
existence in Spanish is existencia
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