Carpe Diem Quotes

Most popular carpe diem quotes

Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are.
Seize the day, trust the morrow as little as possible.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
The grave's a fine and private place, 
But none, I think, do there embrace.
Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is ready cash—use it.
Yesterday is experience. Tomorrow is hope. Today is getting from one to the other as best we can.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. Now.

present moment

For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours.
How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.


When I look back on my past and think how much time I wasted on nothing, how much time has been lost in futilities, errors, laziness, incapacity to live; how little I appreciated it, how many times I sinned against my heart and soul-then my heart bleeds. Life is a gift, life is happiness, every minute can be an eternity of happiness.
I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.