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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
Period:
16th century
Place of birth: France
France

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




Note 

Note



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


Source: Sonnets pour Hélène

Wikisource - Ronsard - Sonnets pour Hélène (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



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


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





See also 

See also...



Seize the day.




Quotes for: life


Quotes

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

Quotes about now:


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





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





Now or never.
  





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





The world is generally so restless, that men scarcely ever think of the present time, and the instant they are now actually living, but of those in which they are to live. So that we are always in a disposition to live in future, but never to live now.





Later it will be too late. Our life is now.











Quotes

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.







Quotes

Pierre de Ronsard also said...


Matter remains, and form is lost.












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