you only live once


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you only live once

A phrase that prioritizes action, and often impulsivity, over contemplation in the pursuit of life experiences. A: "Come to the music festival with us, Colleen!" B: "Yeah Colleen, you only live once! That carnival ride looks totally terrifying, but you only live once, so let's do it!
See also: live, once
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In relation to his future antics on nights out Tweed went on to say: "IAcentsAAm a twenty two year old boy, you only live once.
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My mother died when she was in her 40s, and I realized you only live once.
He believed you only live once and so he lived life to the full.
People always say I'm smiley - you have to be, you only live once.
They are hardly for shy and retiring types but go on, you only live once.
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