Carpe Diem is a phrase from a Latin poem written by Horace that has become an aphorism. It is popularly translated as 'seize the day'. This is said as a warning to make the most of the time we have, with the implication that our time on earth is short.
The phrase 'carpe-diem' is usually translated from the Latin as 'seize the day', or sometimes as 'enjoy the day, pluck the day when it is ripe'. It was first integrated into English by Lord Byron in his 1817 ‘Letters’.
The term carpe diem refers to something that is used as a caution or warning to take hold of the pleasures of the moment without concern for the future. It is used to help someone make use of the time that he has.