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Life And Being Alive

Life and Being Alive الحيّ والحياة

1. The living one is never satisfied [and always seeks more].

1ـ اَلحَيُّ لا يَكْتَفِي.

2. The fruit of long life is illness and senility.

2ـ ثَمَرَةُ طُولِ الْحَياةِ السُّقْمُ والْهَرَمُ.

3. The end of [this] life is death.

3ـ غايَةُ الْحَياةِ الْمَوْتُ.

4. How close is life to death!

4ـ ما أقْرَبَ الحَياةَ مِنَ المَوْتِ.

5. How near is the living one to the dead because he will soon join him!

5ـ ما أقْرَبَ الحَيَّ مِنَ المَيِّتِ لِلِحاقِهِ بِهِ.

6. How far is the dead one from the living by his separation from him!

6ـ ما أبْعَدَ المَيِّتَ مِنَ الحَيِّ لإنْقِطاعِهِ عَنْهُ.