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seize the moment

To take full advantage of life's opportunities whenever and wherever they present themselves; to live life to one's full potential. I've tried to get the most out of life by always seizing the moment. That's how I ended up living in Europe and fell in love with your father!
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Colin says: "A quirky image with the added impact that comes from going in close at a low angle for an unusual perspective - and also seizing the moment to capture the tortoise's expression.
Chennai, Mar 21(ANI): Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh has said that his team is targeting seizing the moment and capitalize on Australia's weakness when they meet in Thursday's World Cup quarterfinal in Ahmedabad.
If you think about things too much you may not seize the moment and to be honest with you Gemini seizing the moment seems preferable to sitting about considering things for another week or so.
Questions don't often come at a set time each day, so seizing the moment is very important.
There's nothing as important in business as seizing the moment and, as the adage goes, timing is everything.
No longer an apologetic or reluctant writer, Redgrave says she and Caroline John are on a similar wavelength when it comes to seizing the moment.
Instead, the reporter spared the footballer's blushes by seizing the moment and grabbing the piece of paper.
There is much to be said for seizing the moment, for taking a chance -living for the now in your personal life, fighting fires in your professional career.
It had ideas like seizing the moment and not being afraid.
Seizing the moment, he goes one better by producing a box containing a sparkling engagement ring - but will she agree?
But that doesn't stop Jimmy from seizing the moment and finding fame beyond his wildest dreams in an act of media infamy.
I asked them to play hard, and basketball is a lot about instinct and seizing the moment, and the guys seized the moment.
Alan Leech crowning a man-of-the-match performance with three points, seizing the moment before McInerney hit the net.
In Woodland Hills one afternoon last week, the man Oakland Athletics left-hander Barry Zito trusts to whip his body and mind into shape for spring training was lecturing a half-dozen young pitchers on the necessity of seizing the moment.
In this country, we are all too quick to write people off when they reach a certain age, but these two are a shining example of seizing the moment.