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Letter "S" » seize
«Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.»
Author: Henri Cartier-Bresson
, The Process
«If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.»
«Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.»
Author: Orison Swett Marden
, on occasion
, seize on
«Do it now! can affect every phase of your life. It can help you do the things you should do but don't feel like doing. It can keep you from procrastinating when an unpleasant duty faces you. But it can also help you do those things that you want to do. It helps you seize those precious moments that, if lost, may never be retrieved.»
Author: Napoleon Hill
, feel like
«[Anything which] is a living and not a dying body . . . will have to be an incarnate will to power, it will strive to grow, spread, seize, become predominant -- not from any morality or immorality but because it is living and because life simply is will to power.»
«Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it»
«Carpe per diem-seize the check.»
«Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.»
«Emotional occasions, especially violent ones, are extremely potent in precipitating mental rearrangements. The sudden and explosive ways in which love, jealousy, guilt, fear, remorse, or anger can seize upon one are known to everybody. . . . And emotions that come in this explosive way seldom leave things as they found them.»
Author: William James
, Sudden Fear
«By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.»