Best 274 of Carpe diem quotes - MyQuotes
Richard M. Nixon
The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.
Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life.
What are you willing to have left undone in your life? Don’t let yourself be another example of a life gambled but not lived. Do not waste another day! If not now, when?
Property is the fruit of labor; property is desirable; it is a positive good.
What part soever you take upon you, play that as well as you can and make the best of it.
Thomas E. Mann
It is impossible for ideas to compete in the marketplace if no forum for their presentation is provided or available.
Little Fly Thy summers play, My thoughtless hand Has brush'd away. Am not I A fly like thee? Or art not thou A man like me? For I dance And drink & sing: Till some blind hand Shall brush my wing. If thought is life And strength & breath: And the want Of thought is death; Then am I A happy fly, If I live, Or if I die
Someday the Sun will explode, and what about our journalism and poetry then? Well, so what? To hell with our exploding Sun. We have to do what we can do in the time we can act.
If modern civilization man had to kill the animals he eats, the number of vegetarians would rise astronomically.
Gerald R. Ford
Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them - a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement. The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What would be the use of immortality to a person who cannot use well a half an hour?
The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create.
If you want to have the time of your life, change how you use the time in your life.
If a man is to live, he must be all alive, body, soul, mind, heart, spirit.
Each of us is the only person who can give the other what each of us wants to have: Peace.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Yes, I know. Death sits with his key in my lock. Not one day is taken for granted. Even nursery rhymes have put me in hock.
I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.
Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
I have died so little today, friend, forgive me.
The fool, with all his other faults, has this also, he is always getting ready to live.
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoy'd.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Her philosophy is carpe diem for herself and laissez faire for others.
What if you treated each day like it was your last? What would you do differently? What would you be grateful for? What would be important to you? How mindful would you be? What would your interactions with others be like? How meaningful would your day be? How much depth would that add to your experience?
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Isaac basically knew just one thing for sure: Many are born, few flourish, all die. If you didn’t die as a sacrifice for God today, you would die of an incomprehensible plague tomorrow, or of undeserved starvation the day after, or of good old-fashioned senseless human slaughter before the next harvest. Life was short in those days and people were grateful for whatever they could get. They didn’t expect wireless video game consoles, fast German cars, dental insurance, anti-depressants, and a pension.
Vivir es una tarea urgente
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero'Snatch at today and trust as little as you can in tomorrow' - (Odes) Often translated as 'Seize the day'.
The possible's slow fuse is lit by the Imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
One positive thought produces millions of positive vibrations.
Forget seizing the moment. Seize the opportunity.
History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection.
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
We study history not to be clever in another time, but to be wise always.
Live each day as if it's your last', that was the conventional advice, but really, who had the energy for that? What if it rained or you felt a bit glandy? It just wasn't practical. Better by far to simply try and be good and courageous and bold and to make a difference. Not change the world exactly, but the bit around you. Go out there with your passion and your electric typewriter and work hard at...something. Change lives through art maybe. Cherish your friends, stay true to your principles, live passionately and fully and well. Experience new things. Love and be loved, if you ever get the chance.
I will not wait to love as best as I can. We thought we were young and that there would be time to love well sometime in the future. This is a terrible way to think. It is no way to live, to wait to love.
Let you hold in mind, girls, that your beauty must pass Like a lovely white clover that rusts with its grass. Keep your bottoms off barstools and marry you young Or be left--an old barrel with many a bung.
The arts, instead of quaking along the periphery of our policy concerns, must push boldly into the core of policy. The arts are a response to our individuality and our nature and help to shape our identity. The arts are not a frill and should not be treated as such. They have the potential to become the driving force for healing division and divisiveness.
Pyramids, cathedrals, and rockets exist not because of geometry, theories of structures, or thermodynamics, but because they were first a picture- literally a vision-in the minds of those who built them. Society is where it is today because people had the perception; the images and the imagination; the creativity that the Arts provide, to make the world the place we live in today.
Throughout history, the arts and humanities have helped men and women around the globe grapple with the most challenging questions and come to know the most basic truths. In our increasingly interconnected world, the arts play an important role in both shaping the character that defines us and reminding us of our shared humanity. This month, we celebrate our Nation's arts and humanities, and we recommit to ensuring all Americans can access and experience them.
In playing ball, and in life, a person occasionally gets the opportunity to do something great. When that time comes, only two things matter: being prepared to seize the moment and having the courage to take your best swing.
John Mark Green
Let's burn our masks at midnight and as flickering flames ascend, under the witness of star-clouds, let us vow to reclaim our true selves. Done with hiding and weary of lying, we'll reconcile without and within. Then, like naked squint-eyed newborns, we'll greet the glorious birth of dawn; blinking at the blazing, wondrous colors we somehow failed to notice before.
To-morrow — oh, 'twill never be, If we should live a thousand years! Our time is all to-day, to-day, The same, though changed; and while it flies With still small voice the moments say: "To-day, to-day, be wise, be wise.
For it isn't just moments of happiness, which is all I thought we got. It's happiness that spreads.
Remember you must die whether you sit about moping all day long or whether on feast days you stretch out in a green field, happy with a bottle of Falernian from your innermost cellar.
Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law.
Bobby F. Kimbrough
I was sitting, starring into the sky with a tear in my eye thinking: what a beautiful world that the MAKER has allowed us to enjoy for a moment - not to destroy - to enjoy. So let us remove the strife, seize the moments we are blessed with and love this life.