Quotation Explorer - 'Seize'

Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage. - Benjamin Disraeli
Children are gentle and heed. Adults are tough and seize. Wise men and women have the strength and flexibility to do what's right. - Stefan Emunds
Vivre est une maladie, dont le sommeil nous soulage toutes les seize heures ; c’est un palliatif : la mort est le remède. - Chamfort Sébastien-Roch-Ni 1740?-1794
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. - Jane Austen
Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting over lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Live In The Moment...Dance like it's your last dance...Sing like it's your last song...Laugh like it's your breath...And love like it's your last romance...Everyone isn't given second chances so seize the moment. - Theresa Lewis
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no delay, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. - Lord Chesterfield
The world is waiting for you to seize the day and make the most of it! Who knows what could be possible. Keep dreaming, keep hoping, keep believing, keep doing! - Akiroq Brost
L'homme qui n'a pas été anarchiste à seize ans est un imbécile. Mais c'en est un autre, s'il l'est encore à quarante. - Georges Clémenceau
One of the most powerful lessons in life is to recognize that no one can give you power, and many people don’t want you to have it. You have to find the courage to seize it, own it and hold on! - Shannon L. Alder
Cease to think of an impossibility and you will seize an opportunity for productivity. Excellence comes when you leave thoughts of imposibilities behind and live by the focus of faith and hope in the face of difficulty. - Israelmore Ayivor
When others walk away from a lost cause, then that is the time you can step in and seize success. - Stephen Richards
Life happened in the past. Life will happen in the future, but life is happening at this moment. Live in this moment. Seize this moment! - Debasish Mridha
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion, and empathy. - Dean Koontz
Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind. - Bulgarian Proverb
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
Carpe Diem - Seize the Moment. Every moment must be seized. Every little moment sets you up for the big moments. If you don't seize the small ones you won't be ready for the big ones. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
You can seize away my opportunities but never the passion that I possess. - Harshada Pathare
Emotion will never seize to prevail logic. - Markus W. Lunner
Carpe diem, seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary. - John Keating
Seize from every moment its unique novelty, and do not prepare your joys. - Andre Gide
At that time my virtue slumbered; my evil, kept awake by ambition, was alert and swift to seize the occasion. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Seize the day...by the throat! - Courage Wolf
Every time I think I'm about to seize the moment, it drifts back into the shadows, just beyond my reach. - Paula Hawkins
Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up. - Jane Yolen
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
Some people live a lifetime every second, others only a second in a life time with little happiness to find. Learn to seize each and every second and make your life divine! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
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
Dare to seize all the opportunities on your paths. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Some people simply seem to know how to live. They know when to seize the day, when to go with the flow, and when to row for dear life. - Nel Newman
Seize the day and explore the allure of life. - Alireza Salehi Nejad
When success is one thought away, think it.When success is one word away, speak it.When success is one deed away, perform it.When success is one step away, take it.When success is one moment away, seize it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The mint from your breath, the milk from your breast, the best of your mind, now in its worst state of condition. From the womb to the tomb, as a mild flower, you break your petals upon blossom, and seize death openly. Leaving your fragrance to spin and dance, one last time before being blown away. - Anthony Liccione
The best adventures in life is in the present. Seize the present and make it great adventure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Money makes the world go round; however, happiness greases the axle. Without this lubricant, life will seize. - Paul Van Der Merwe
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here. - Leo Tolstoy
With the ambitions, to seize the opportunity to win is your big loss. - Auliq Ice
When failure knocks on your door, ignore it.When defeat bangs on your door, lock it.When success knocks on your door, answer it.When greatness knocks on your door, seize it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. - Lord Chesterfield
There can be no greater stretch of arbitrary power than to seize children from their parents, teach them whatever the authorities decree they shall be taught, and expropriate from the parents the funds to pay for the procedure. - Isabel Paterson
It is easier to seize wealth than to produce it, and as long as the State makes the seizure of wealth a matter of legalized privilege, so long will the squabble for that privilege go on. - Albert Jay Nock
Dare to seize and make the most of all opportunities that life bring to your path. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them. - J. Paul Getty
Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow![Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.] - Horace
Progress is the product of human agency. Things get better because we make them better. Things go wrong when we get too comfortable, when we fail to take risks or seize opportunities. - Susan Rice
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. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Your purpose on earth is to participate in this human experience and to seize the opportunity within each day to reveal the greatest version of yourself. - Steve Maraboli
when you have no spirit to seize the day, find it behind the music, between the flowing leaves, beneath the sun rays, and just within yourself. Talk to yourself, be the best friend for yourself, and do not hesitate to ask God help - Maria Magdalena
(Life) it was a little bit nearer than God, but no less powerful and terrible. Yes, it was something, perhaps, that one did not wish to understand because one feared it, something to which one paid tribute lest it should feel offended and seize one, body and soul. - Arthur Holitscher
Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart. - Erma Bombeck
There is something remarkable about each one of us. Seize the opportunity to look within and rediscover yourself. - Roopleen
But bid life seize the present? It lives less in the present Than in the future always, And less in both together Than in the past. The present Is too much for the senses, Too crowding, too confusing— Too present to imagine. - Robert Frost
Shed the pains of yesterday and seize the plans of tomorrow.-Catherine N. Crumber - Catherine Crumber
I shall seize fate by the throat. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune is always here. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
MINE, adj. Belonging to me if I can hold or seize it. - Ambrose Bierce
There comes a moment in each of our lives when the control that keeps us sane slips through our fingers. Most of us aim to seize it back. The best way to fight chaos is with chaos. - Emily Thorne
Forget seizing the moment. Seize the opportunity. - Tim Fargo
Dare to seize every opportunity on your life's journey. - Lailah GiftyAkita
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