carpe diem !!!

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Tu ne quaesieris – scire nefas – quem mihi, quem tibi finem di dederint, Leuconoë, nec Babylonios temptaris numeros. ut melius, quicquid erit, pati! seu plures hiemes, seu tribuit Iuppiter ultimam, quae nunc oppositis debilitat pumicibus mare Tyrhenum. Sapias, vina liques, et spatio brevi spem longam reseces. dum loquimur, fugerit invida aetas: carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.

 

Ask not – we cannot know – what end the gods have set for you, for me;

nor attempt the Babylonian reckonings Leuconoë.

How much better to endure whatever comes, whether Jupiter grants us additional winters or whether this is our last, which now wears out the Tuscan Sea upon the barrier of the cliffs!

Be wise, strain the wine; and since life is brief, prune back far-reaching hopes!

Even while we speak, envious time has passed: pluck the day,

putting as little trust as possible in tomorrow!

 

Source : Horace Ode I-XI “Carpe Diem”

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Evolving and revolving! Douglas Adams & Woody Allen are my soul mates from another era. My quirkiness is an eclectic mix of Jess (New Girl), Dharma and Carrie Bradshaw. Sharing my birthday with Paulo Coelho & Stephen Fry, i'm always reading a book and enjoy having engaging conversations about life and love. I take children, wit and play seriously, very seriously. I'm a renaissance soul who enjoys yoga, vodka with cranberry and doodling. Working in the field of Education and Story-telling, there are only two things i look forward to: Knowing myself and Everything that matters!

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