She was working away as furiously as though she had studied the poets and knew her carpe diem by heart.
His motto was "carpe diem," and he carefully contrived to live down to it.
“carpe diem is my motto,” observed a jovial, bald-headed gentleman, who sat next to him.
A great deal of his best poetry is merely a variation on carpe diem.
Your sentiment on the wisdom of carpe diem does not impress me today.
It breathes the true pagan spirit, carpe diem—Seize the day.
Thus evoking a smile from a casual carp,Who had "carpe diem" for his motto.
He plucks the present—carpe diem, as Horace sings, and never for an instant troubles himself about the future.
Never so poignantly had he felt the insistence of the carpe diem.
He understands the epicurean precept of 'carpe diem' in a sense more befitting to human dignity.
Latin for “Seize the day”: take full advantage of present opportunities. This sentiment is found not only in classical literature but in much of English literature as well (see “Gather ye rosebuds while ye may” and “Had we but world enough, and time, / This coyness, Lady, were no crime.”)