carpe diem

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car·pe di·em

 (kär′pĕ dē′ĕm′, -əm, dī′-)
interj.
Used as an admonition to seize the pleasures of the moment without concern for the future.
n.
Such an admonition.

[Latin : carpe, seize + diem, day.]

carpe diem

(ˈkɑːpɪ ˈdiːɛm)
enjoy the pleasures of the moment, without concern for the future
[literally: seize the day!]

car•pe di•em

(ˈkɑr pɛ ˈdi ɛm; Eng. ˈkɑr pi ˈdaɪ əm, ˈkɑr peɪ ˈdi əm)
Latin. seize the day; enjoy the present, without thought of the future.
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To seize the moment and show what I could do, so that they would say, "He's clever, though he is absurd," and.
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Gordon Brown now has an opportunity as a new man in office to seize the moment.
I thought, This is a rare opportunity; I'm going to seize the moment and do it.
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Are we going to react to the changes out of fear or are we going to seize the moment as a possibility for renewal in God's mission.