65 Seize Quotes On Success In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging seize quotes, seize sayings, and seize proverbs.

Best Seize Quotes

  1. “Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snowflake.” ~ Francis Bacon
  2. “Carpe diem. (Seize the day.)” ~ Horace
  3. “You will never ‘find’ time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” ~ Charles Buxton
  4. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” ~ Diane Ackerman

  5. “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ~ Mother Teresa , Seize quotes today
  6. “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
  7. “Lost time is never found again.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  8. “One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

  9. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  10. “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” ~ Francis Bacon
  11. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Milton Berle
  12. “Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” ~ James Dean

  13. “One can make a day of any size” ~ John Muir
  14. “I held a moment in my hand, brilliant as a star, fragile as a flower, a tiny sliver of one hour. I dripped it carelessly, Ah! I didn’t know, I held opportunity.” ~ Hazel Ying Lee , Seize quotes the moment
  15. “Begin doing what you want to do now.” ~ Marie Beynon Lyons Ray
  16. “Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.” ~ Orison Swett Marden

  17. “Living well is the best revenge.If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Max Eastman
  18. “Every day of our lives we are on the verge of making those slight changes that would make all the difference.” ~ Mignon McLaughlin
  19. “Why not seize the pleasure at once? — How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!” ~ Jane Austen
  20. “You may delay, but time will not.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  21. “Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.” ~ Margaret Fuller
  22. “In every crisis, if you look carefully, you will spot an opportunity. My insistence is on finding and seizing that opportunity. I never try to side-step a crisis. Rather, the more monstrous the crises, the more I am tempted to rush at it, grasp it by the horns and man-oeuvre it until it gives me what I want” ~ Verghese Kurien
  23. “The role of the artist, like that of the scholar, consists of seizing current truths often repeated to him, but which will take on new meaning for him and which he will make his own when he has grasped their deepest significance.” ~ Henri Matisse
  24. “You are alive today, and no matter what your condition, make a mark here and now. Opportunity is at every moment, seizing it is pleasure.” ~ Angelo Sotira

  25. “If people believed in eternal damnation they might not be seizing the day quite so much.” ~ Kate Atkinson , Seize quotes day
  26. “Some people steal from others, or defraud them, or enslave them, seizing their product and preventing them from living as they choose, or forcibly exclude others from competing in exchanges. None of these are permissible modes of transition from one situation to another.” ~ Robert Nozick
  27. “More women speaking up and seizing the helm of power can create its own momentum. It can change the culture that helps perpetuate those external forces.” ~ Nancy Birdsall
  28. “Thought Has joys apart, even in blackest woe, And seizing some fine thread of verity Knows momentary godhead.” ~ George Eliot

  29. “For the wise man delights in establishing his merit, the brave man likes to show his courage in action, the covetous man is quick at seizing advantages, and the stupid man has no fear of death.” ~ Sun Tzu
  30. “Government power is always abused by seizing and perverting the law. And with few exceptions, government always determines what is law.” ~ John Galt
  31. “Painting isn’t a question of sensibility; it’s a matter of seizing the power, taking over from nature, not expecting her to supply you with information and good advice.” ~ Pablo Picasso
  32. “A government that seizes control of the economy for the good of the people ends up seizing control of the people for the good of the economy” ~ Bob Dole

  33. “Time and time again does the pride of man influence his very own fall. While denying it, one gradually starts to believe that he is the authority, or that he possesses great moral dominion over others, yet it is spiritually unwarranted. By that point he loses steam; in result, he falsely begins trying to prove that unwarranted dominion by seizing the role of a condemner.” ~ Criss Jami
  34. “Humanity has made a great error in seizing on a certain moment, no more intrinsically notable than any other moment and has called it Birth. The habit of honoring one single instant of the universal process to the disadvantage of other instants has done more, perhaps, than anything to obfuscate the crystal clearness of the fundamental flux.” ~ Isak Dinesen
  35. “No individual can be in full control of his fate-our strengths come significantly from our history, our experiences largely from the vagaries of chance. But by seizing the opportunity to leverage and frame these experiences, we gain agency over them. And this heightened agency, in turn, places us in a stronger position to deal with future experiences, even as it may alter our own sense of strengths and possibilities.” ~ Howard Gardner , Seize quotes the opportunity
  36. “Seizing the initiative can make all the difference between winning and loosing.” ~ Thomas M. Davis

  37. “They fought their first action in March of 1775. Embarked on eight small ships, they sailed to the Bahamas and captured a British fort near Nassau, seizing gunpowder and supplies. Later, during the Revolutionary War, Marines fought several engagements in their distinctive green coats, such as helping George Washington to cross the Delaware River, and assisting John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard to capture the British frigate Serapis during their famous sea fight.” ~ Tom Clancy
  38. “Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents has been always tragic, chiefly as an almost indecent excitement at first, and a worse reaction afterwards; but also because no mind is so well balanced as to bear the strain of seizing unlimited force without habit or knowledge of it; and finding it disputed with him by hungry packs of wolves and hounds whose lives depend on snatching the carion.” ~ Henry Adams
  39. “Emmitt Smith has run past legends, danced with stars and posed for the sculptor crafting his Hall of Fame bust. Hes built upon his athletic talents by working hard, seizing opportunities and reaching out to others for advice when he needed it.” ~ Don Yaeger
  40. “seizing the swift logic of a woman,

    Curse God and die.” ~ Edwin Arlington Robinson

  41. “An entrepreneur cannot be trained. A man becomes and entrepreneur by seizing an opportunity and filling the gap. No special education is required for such a display of keen judgment, foresight, and energy.” ~ Ludwig von Mises
  42. “Some champions of ever-greater governmental power and spending invent the theory that the taxpayers, left to themselves, spend the money they have earned very foolishly, on all sorts of trivialities and rubbish, and that only the bureaucrats, by first seizing it from them, will know how to spend it wisely.” ~ Henry Hazlitt
  43. “[Documentary photography] is unwittingly literary, because it is nothing other than an observation of contemporary life apprehended at the right moment by an artist capable of seizing it. (1928)” ~ Pierre Mac Orlan
  44. “Success of life depends upon keeping one’s mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes.” ~ Alice Foote MacDougall

  45. “So there was President Obama, giving his bazillionth speech on health care, droning yet again that “now is the hour when we must seize the moment,” the same moment he’s been seizing every day of the week for the past year, only this time his genius photo-op guys thought it would look good to have him surrounded by men in white coats.” ~ Mark Steyn
  46. “And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch and the blood boils with hate and the mind is closed, the leader will have no need in seizing the rights of the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry infused with fear and blinded by patriotism, will offer up all of their rights unto the leader and do it gladly so.” ~ Julius Caesar
  47. “I’m passionate about restoring the efficacy of American democracy, making capitalism sustainable, prioritizing advances in technology, and seizing the opportunities to use that kind of innovation to help usher in a new economy that doesn’t rely on carbon-spewing fossil fuels.” ~ Al Gore
  48. “The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.” ~ Adrienne Rich

  49. “A more just world is possible. In most of the global issues, and also in so many of the development issues I’m involved in in our region, the young people that I am working with are seizing the tools at their disposal and trying to use them well, for issues far larger than their immediate personal benefit and concerns. That’s what gives me hope.” ~ Queen Noor of Jordan
  50. “What Secretary Ash Carter is looking at is the constant pressure that Russia’s putting on our European allies. The way that Russia is trying to move the boundaries of the post-World War II Europe. The way that he is trying to set European countries against one another, seizing territory, holding it in Crimea. Beginning to explore whether they could make some inroads in the Baltics.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  51. “Depending upon their version of Eurocentric Racialism, then 9 times out of 10 I feel very comfortable with it. This is how it’s supposed to be. I would like to think the Klu [sic] Klux Klan version isn’t included in this. Eurocentrics goes beyond reactionary Christian, political militias. I believe in seizing the end of time, not being a passive part of it.” ~ Douglas Pearce
  52. “And now she has you seizing control of my army.” “Your army? I thought this was Gaunt’s.” “So did he.” ~ Michael J. Sullivan

  53. “When your happiness comes primarily from the happiness of others, you know you have moved from a ‘me’ experience to a ‘we’ experience. And the whole problem-solving and opportunity-seizing process changes.” ~ Stephen Covey
  54. “Maybe you know exactly what it is you dream of being, or maybe you’re paralyzed because you have no idea what your passion is. The truth is, it doesn’t matter. You don’t have to know. You just have to keep moving forward. You just have to keep doing something, seizing the next opportunity, staying open to trying something new.” ~ Shonda Rhimes
  55. “By the artist’s seizing any one object from nature, that object no longer is part of nature. One can go so far as to say that theartist creates the object in that very moment by emphasizing its significant, characteristic, and interesting aspects or, rather, by adding the higher values.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  56. “A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart.” ~ John Grogan

  57. “When I observed a strong man approaching I generally took advantage of him by being a little quicker than he was and seizing him by the tip of the fingers, giving him a hearty shake, and thus preventing him from getting a full grip upon me.” ~ James K. Polk
  58. “Some crimes get honor and renown by being committed with more pomp, by a greater number, and in a higher degree of wickedness thanothers. Hence it is that public robberies, plunderings, and sackings have been looked upon as excellencies and noble achievements, and the seizing of whole countries, however unjustly and barbarously, is dignified with the glorious name of gaining conquests.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  59. “I thought, when I came upon her, that I was seizing hold of life… Instead I lost hold of life completely. I reached out for something to attach myself to – and I found nothing. But in reaching out, in the effort to grasp, to attach myself, left high and dry as I was, I nevertheless found something I had not looked for – myself.” ~ Henry Miller
  60. “Taxation of earnings from labor is on a par with forced labor. Seizing the results of someone’s labor is equivalent to seizing hours from him and directing him to carry on various activities.” ~ Robert Nozick

  61. “We can learn from this history that when the Department of Justice, the FBI, the DEA, and the state and local police and prosecutors were combined in a task force directed by and at the mafia, when they looked at the mafia and really went after them, they were able to get great, great successes and prosecutions out of them in seizing their business interest, in a lot of things; including their business interest, taking them away, and removing their infiltration from legitimate areas of society.” ~ Donald Trump
  62. “If you are seizing on a new business opportunity, deliberately move your customers’ expectations up a few notches and consistently over-deliver on your promises – you will leave your competitors struggling to catch up.” ~ Richard Branson
  63. “Life…as God intended it enables us to live above the drag of fear, superstition, shame, pessimism, guilt, anxiety, worry, and all the negativity that keeps people from seizing each day as a gift from Him.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll

  64. “The grandmother didn’t want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennessee and she was seizing at every chance to change Bailey’s mind. Bailey was the son she liver with, her only boy.” ~ Flannery O’Connor
  65. “Bidding the wizard farewell, he turned to his daughter, who held up her finger and said, “Daddy, look — one of the gnomes actually bit me!” “How wonderful! Gnome saliva is enormously beneficial!” said Mr. Lovegood, seizing Luna’s outstretched finger and examining the bleeding puncture marks. “Luna, my love, if you should feel any burgeoning talent today — perhaps an unexpected urge to sing opera or to declaim in Mermish — do not repress it! You may have been gifted by the Gernumblies!” Ron, passing them in the opposite direction, let out a loud snort.” ~ J. K. Rowling

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