Drink wine, this is life eternal. This, all that youth will give to you. It is the season for wine, roses, and drunken friends. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Everything is more beautiful because we are doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.
Most people aren't awake, and those who are live in constant total amazement.
There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life - is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a ride!"