Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem


Carpe diem is an expression from a Latin poem by written by Horace used as an aphorism. It is popularly translated as - seize the day. Carpe literally means: to pick, pluck, pluck off, cull, crop, gather. The expression belongs to the lyric: Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero, Seize the day, trusting less in the future, Ode I, 11, 8.

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Authors
Gabriel José García MárquezDolly PartonVsevolod CiorneiMarguerite YourcenarGrazia DeleddaGotthold Ephraim LessingLogan Pearsall SmithMarilyn MonroeNicolas MalebrancheMircea CartarescuSheilah Graham WestbrookEmil HurezeanuGeorge PriceIoana ParvulescuRadu Herjeu