• Noun: a state at a particular time; examples: "a condition (or state) of disrepair", "the current status of the arms negotiations"
• Noun: a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; example: "the human condition"
• Noun: an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
• Noun: (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; examples: "the contract set out the conditions of the lease", "the terms of the treaty were generous"
• Noun: the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
• Noun: information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; example: "another consideration is the time it would take"
• Noun: the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
• Verb: apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; example: "I condition my hair after washing it"
• Verb: establish a conditioned response
• Verb: train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; examples: "Parents must discipline their children", "Is this dog trained?"
• Verb: specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; examples: "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life", "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
• Verb: put into a better state; example: "he conditions old cars"
We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition.
The writers are writing human beings, and they're writing about the human condition and how difficult it is to function in that condition. I think it's one of the charms of the show, the idea of redemption and working towards becoming better people, for everybody involved.
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don't think that's only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.
Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.