Posted by Bob on October 26, 2000
In Reply to: Seize the day posted by Melissa Bosse on October 26, 2000
: Where did the saying "seize the day" come from, and is it a derivative of the Latin language?
The original expression was indeed Roman, and is a translation from the Latin "Carpe Diem."
See also: the meaning and origin of Carpe Diem.