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Pierre de Ronsard

Quote of Pierre de Ronsard - Live now, believe me, wait not...

Biography - Pierre de Ronsard:

French poet.
Born: 1524 - Died: 1585
16th century
Place of birth: France

Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow:
Gather today the roses of life.



Source: "Quand vous serez bien vieille, au soir, à la chandelle"

Quote source: Sonnets pour Hélène

Wikisource - Ronsard - Sonnets pour Hélène (fr) 



(French, German)

Vivez, si m'en croyez, n'attendez à demain :
Cueillez dès aujourd'hui les roses de la vie.

So lebe, glaub mir, warte nicht das Morgen ab:
Des Lebens Rosen, heute pflücke sie.

See also 

See also...

Seize the day.

While we wait for life, life passes.

Quotes for: life


Quotes about life:

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.

A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

To live means to love, but above all, to love life.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Quotes for: now


Quotes about now:

You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.

Mastery of the moment is mastery over life.

No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.

Now or never.

Finding the right words at the right moment is action.

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.


Quotes for: rose

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.

What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;

Truths and roses have thorns about them.


Pierre de Ronsard also said...

Matter remains, and form is lost.

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