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Carpe Diem (Seize the day)
- Latin Proverb

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational

Seize the day (Carpe Diem)
- ancient Roman proverb

I am ready and willing to seize the opportunities life offers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the midst of crisis, boldly seize opportunity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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I offer gentle understanding to myself.
I position myself in love, not fear.
I look behind me with forgiveness.
I look forward with festive anticipation.
I embrace this holy moment and assert,
"Now. This moment is the moment to love,
the moment to serve, the moment to seize
the legacy instead of the small.
Now. Now I will live large, love boldly,
reach to the edges of my unfurled heart and fully enrolled hope.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Carpe per diem - seize the check.
- Robin Williams

Lose not yourself in a far off time,
seize the moment that is thine.
- Friedrich Schiller

Let us seize the special opportunity that is ours to
act boldly and decisively at a time when the eyes of our fellow citizens,
both present and future, are upon us.
- Bob Taft

Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own,
when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected.
- Edgar Lee Masters

Get action.
Seize the moment.
Man was never intended to become an oyster.
- Theodore Roosevelt

You've got to seize the opportunity if it is presented to you.
- Clive Davis

Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence,
in the confines of one single photograph,
of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

God hates violence.
He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property,
not seize it.
- Euripides

It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations
and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
- Mike Huckabee

It's insanity for a party that believes in freedom
to allow some Republicans to seize an agenda that is
totally alien to the agenda that was established in the election.
- Malcolm Wallop

To perceive means to immobilize...
we seize, in the act of perception, something which
outruns perception itself.
- Henri Bergson

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

There is nobody in this country who got rich on their own. Nobody. You built a factory out there - good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for. You didn't have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything at your factory... Now look. You built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea - God bless! Keep a hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along."
- Elizabeth Warren

Part of life is to live it, and enjoy it,
and seize the moments that you find particularly pleasing.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities.
Seize common occasions and make them great.
Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
- Orison Swett Marden

Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
- Horace

The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise.
It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.
- Ashley Montagu

Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity,
the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Freedom from militarism will give the German people the opportunity,
if they will but seize it, to apply their great energies
and abilities to the works of peace.
- James F. Byrnes

You're never guaranteed about next year.
People ask what you think of next season,
you have to seize the opportunities when they're in front of you.
- Brett Favre

In my opinion, a master is morally obliged to seize
every sort of opportunity and to try to solve the problems
of the position without fear of some simplifications.
- Alexander Alekhine

We see violence to forcibly seize land,
at any price, murders and corruption.
- Claudio Hummes

Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course,
but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution
which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
- Gary Ryan Blair

I've got big shoes to fill.
This is my chance to do something.
I have to seize the moment.
- Andrew Jackson

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute!
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
Only engage, and then the mind grows heated.
Begin, and then the work will be completed.
- Jean Anouilh

Know the true value of time; snatch,
seize,
and enjoy every moment of it.
No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination:
never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.
- Lord Chesterfield

Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts;
for if you let it pass,
the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
- William Wirt

I am concerned about how to reverse the process by
which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite
were able to seize power in the United States.
- Todd Gitlin

Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike.
But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its
neck like the butt of a pistol and shout "Bang!"
- George Will

In Wisconsin, We're at the forefront of research that
might one day bring cures for diseases like Parkinsons and Alzheimers,
and we must seize its great potential.
- Jim Doyle

Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity,
so seize the moment and capitalise on it.
- Anthony Anderson

We can seize this time and do it our way and in the
process be proud of ourselves and prosper as well.
- Christine Gregoire

If you must break the law, do it to seize power:
in all other cases observe it.
- Julius Caesar

I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people...
to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end
the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.
- Kofi Annan

Sharpen your pencil as you create the story of your life.
Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that,
seize the opportunity to sharpen those qualities
even more sharply by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Damnation seize my soul if I give your quarters,
or take any from you.
- Edward Teach

There is a time for risky love.
There is a time for extravagant gestures.
There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love.
And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
- Max Lucado

The courts cannot garnish a father's salary,
nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children,
in our society.
Apparently this is because a kid is not a car or a couch or a boat.
- June Jordan

Our work is before us.
It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must
not be passed to future generations.
May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity.
And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
- Rick Perry

This American system of ours, call it Americanism,
call it capitalism, call it what you will,
gives each and every one of us a great opportunity
if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
- Al Capone

My friends, history, history calls us to this time and to this place.
A solemn choice rests with us - where do we go from
here? Do we move slowly and incrementally? Or do we
seize the challenge of our time and tackle the great issues of our day.
- Thomas Vilsack

Creative risk taking is essential to success in any
goal where the stakes are high.
Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course,
but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution
which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
- Gary Ryan Blair

The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters,
provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites
to seize power in order to impose their own vision
on a newly socially regimented Europe.
- Maggie Gallagher

People in Eastern Washington should be confident in
knowing that the government will not come and seize
their property or farm land.
Legislation is needed to correct this decision and
restore the principle of having limited government involvement.
- Cathy McMorris

O, once in each man's life, at least,
Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the
flitting guest Need never hunger more.
But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire,
The bold heart storms at fortune's gates,
And conquers its desire.
- Lewis J. Bates

Success is not assured, but America is resolute:
this is the best chance for peace we are likely to
see for some years to come -
and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance.
- Condoleezza Rice

When something startlingly new comes up,
young people, especially, seize it.
You can't complain about that.
I think its heyday has passed, but it's had an effect
and will continue to have an effect.
- M. H. Abrams

My officers and men understood wishes so well that
this movement was executed under fire,
the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the
enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.
- Joshua Chamberlain

Men make history and not the other way around.
In periods where there is no leadership,
society stands still.
Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize
the opportunity to change things for the better.
- Harry S. Truman

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my
mind there are just four essential ingredients:
Choose a career you love,
give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities,
and be a member of the team.
- Benjamin F. Fairless

Yet in all those cases I finally steeled myself to seize the opportunity,
and find a way to muddle through and eventually conclude that I had,
in fact, chosen the right path, as risky as it seemed at the time.
- Vinton Cerf

What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.
- John Keats

The football season is like pain.
You forget how terrible it is until it seizes you again.
- Sally Quinn

All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up;
that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of
your being and so distorts you.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which
the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that
at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray,
in the music and action which reveal it.
- Maria Jeritza

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
- Sun Tzu

The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind
that their wealth seems rather to possess them than
they possess their wealth.
- Pliny the Elder

But, on balance, we seized the marketplace.
We've got a great infrastructure.
And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some
external factors and some internal factors.
- Jim Cantalupo

It is characteristic of science that the full explanations
are often seized in their essence by the percipient
scientist long in advance of any possible proof.
- John Desmond Bernal

It's because it was at a time when women didn't have any power.
It was so unusual for a young woman in her 20s to have
power that I seized the power but tried not to flaunt it.
- Marlo Thomas

It was implicitly supposed that every living thing
was distinctively plant or animal;
that there were real and profound differences between the two,
if only they could be seized.
- Asa Gray

Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast.
The Sultan claimed the liver, which,
when dried and powdered,
is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine.
- Isabella Bird

Wealth should not be seized, but the god-given is much better.
- Hesiod


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