„If you're tolerating sin in your life, my friend, don't waste your breath praying unless it's a prayer of confession.“
— Bill Hybels American writer 1951
Too Busy Not to Pray (2008, InterVarsity Press)
„Life is fleeting. Don't waste a single moment of your precious life. Wake up now! And now! And now!“
— Ruth Ozeki, kniha A Tale for the Time Being
— Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882
1840s, Essays: First Series (1841), Prudence
„How would your life be different if… You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day“
— Steve Maraboli 1975
Life, the Truth, and Being Free (2010), Context: How would your life be different if… You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day … You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others. p. 119
„I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand you're gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you… to make each day count.“
— James Cameron Canadian film director 1954
Titanic (1997), Context: I got everything I need right here with me. I got air in my lungs, a few blank sheets of paper. I mean, I love waking up in the morning not knowing what's gonna happen or, who I'm gonna meet, where I'm gonna wind up. Just the other night I was sleeping under a bridge and now here I am on the grandest ship in the world having champagne with you fine people. I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand you're gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you... to make each day count. Jack
— Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist 1947
„Waiting your time, dreaming of a better life.
Waiting your time, you're more than just a wife.
You don't want to do what your mother has done,
She has done.
This is your life, this new life has begun.
It's your day - a woman's day.
It's your day - a woman's day.“
— Peter Gabriel English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian 1950
Song lyrics, Shaking the Tree (1990), Shaking the Tree
„Value Time: Our time on the earth is limited. There are so many things to do in this limited life span. So you have to manage your day and time wisely. Don’t be a fool to waste your precious time and life.“
— Thich Nhat Tu Vietnamese philosopher 1969
Engaged Buddhism, Social Change and World Peace (2014)
„The key to a good life is this: If you're not going to talk about something during the last hour of your life, then don't make it a top priority during your lifetime.“
— Richard Carlson Author, psychotherapist and motivational speaker 1961 - 2006
— John Piper American writer 1946
„They say there is a judgement day. I don't think judgement day comes when we are dead. The judgement day is today, the judgement day is now. And it is going to allow you to live a life of hell now; Or to choose your own kingdom, To live Heaven on earth now. Live dangerously until you die.“
— Rich Piana American bodybuilder and internet personality 1970 - 2017