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Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Orison Swett Marden
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
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.
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nobody wants to put the creditworthiness of the United States in jeopardy. Nobody wants to see the United States default. So we've got to seize this moment, and we have to seize it soon.
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
You may feel powerless as a child, but the world will one day be yours. And you're responsible for it. So, seize the day and take charge of it.
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
There are goods so opposed that we cannot seize both, but, by too much prudence, may pass between them at too great a distance to reach either.
The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.
Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
Gary Ryan Blair
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.
Carpe per diem - seize the check.
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 Franklin Fairless
Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.
I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.
Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout 'Bang!'
You're never guaranteed about next year. People ask what you think of next season, you have to seize the opportunities when they're in front of you.
Our work is before us. It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must not be passed to future generations. May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity. And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
I am concerned about how to reverse the process by which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite were able to seize power in the United States.
Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.
You didn't have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything in your factory and hire someone to protect against this because of the work the rest of us did.
I think a moment of critical energy has suddenly emerged. But moments like this come and go unless we seize them at their height.
To perceive means to immobilize... we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.
There are metaphysical problems, problems of human existence, that philosophy has never known how to grasp in all their concreteness and that only the novel can seize.
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