1st line~carpe diem
2nd line~tempus fugit He translates this Latin into: "Old Time is still a-flying."
4th line~memento mori
~It was common for to compare our life span to a day or a year.
The higher you go, the sooner you fall.
Best times are when you are young.
Bad times when you are old.
Because he is a preacher, he tells them to marry instead of just telling them to have sex.
Live while you are young and can or you will end up an old maid.