What is the meaning of 'to get out of life'? I have never heard that phrase before and I wonder what it is supposed to express.It is from a song. The line goes like this:
don't take life too seriously! Nobody gets out of life anyway.
The wording you ask about appears to be a play on the idiomatic tough-guy expression
Nobody gets out of here alive.
...but it isn't a very good variant because it runs up against another common idiomatic expression:
What do you want to get out of X?
meaning "What benefit do you hope to gain from X?" A fuller (and clearer) wording of the expression that you ask about would be along the lines of
Nobody gets out of life alive, anyway.
meaning simply "Everyone dies eventually." It seems a bit odd to juxtapose that rather downbeat assessment of existence with the conclusion that we should therefore not take life too seriously.