Friday, October 9, 2009

Sixteenth Century Quote of the Week


"Vivez, si m'en croyez,
n'attendez à demain:
Cueillez dés aujourdhuy
les roses de la vie."

"Live now, believe me,
don't wait until tomorrow:
Gather the roses of life today."

Pierre de Ronsard (1524-1585), French poet
Le Second livre des Sonets pour Hélène, XXIV

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's beautiful! Along the lines of...~Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain~
renee

JAD said...

Lovely quote, Julianne. :) Thanks for sharing. I love reading your posts. Keep up the fine, fine work!

Julianne Douglas said...

I'm so happy you're all finding these quotes worthwhile! It's fun to find them.