Carpe Diem Quotes












Don't be fooled by the calendar.  There are only as many days in the year as you make use of.  ~Charles Richards


Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite.  Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance.  Everyone is just waiting.  ~Dr. Seuss


Enjoy yourself.  It's later than you think.  ~Chinese Proverb


Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you're sure to be right. ~Harry "Breaker" Harbord Morant


Go for it now.  The future is promised to no one.  ~Wayne Dyer


I have died so little today, friend, forgive me.  ~Thomas Lux

Every man dies.  Not every man really lives.  ~Braveheart


Do not take life too seriously.  You will never get out of it alive.  ~Elbert Hubbard


As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do.  ~Zachary Scott


Spend the afternoon.  You can't take it with you.  ~Annie Dillard


Dream as if you'll live forever.  Live as if you'll die today.  ~James Dean


Why always "not yet"?  Do flowers in spring say "not yet"?  ~Norman Douglas


As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.  ~Henry David Thoreau, "Economy," Walden, 1854


Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.  ~Stephen Vincent BenĂ©t


The important thing is not how many years in your life but how much life in your years. ~Edward J. Stieglitz


There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.  ~George Santayana, "War Shrines," Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies, 1922

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