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Quotations: Carpe Diem.

A LIST OF MANTRAS TO LIVE BY: SEIZE THE DAY MY FRIENDS…

* Life is short, God’s way of encouraging a bit of focus.  ~Robert Brault

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

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

*Live every day as if it were your last and then some day you’ll be right.  ~H.H. “Breaker” Morant

*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

*And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.  ~Abraham Lincoln

*For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin – real life.  But there was always some obstacle in the way.  Something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid.  Then life would begin.  At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.  ~Fr. Alfred D’Souza

*I’m less interested in why we’re here.  I’m wholly devoted to while we’re here.  ~Erika Harris

*To always be intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it – this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed.  ~Walter Scott

*To change one’s life:  Start immediately.  Do it flamboyantly.  No exceptions.  ~William James

*You will never find time for anything.  If you want time you must make it.  ~Charles Buxton

*Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.  ~Margaret Fuller

*You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.  ~Ruth E. Renkl

*You may delay, but time will not.  ~Benjamin Franklin

*How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.  ~Annie Dillard, The Writing Life

*Many people die with their music still in them.  Why is this so?  Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live.  Before they know it, time runs out.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

*Contemplation often makes life miserable.  We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.  ~Nicolas de Chamfort

We die daily.  Happy those who daily come to life as well.  ~George MacDonald