Live in the Now (quotes)

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Now is all there is

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The truth is that the present is actually the only time there is

  • God exists in eternity. The only point where eternity meets time is in the present. The present is the only time there is. Marianne Williamson
  • I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. Alan W. Watts
  • In terms of our inner lives, no time exists except for what is happening in the present moment. Joan Halifax Roshi
  • It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one. George Harrison
  • Nothing keeps. There is one law in the universe: NOW. Alfred Sutro
  • Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have. Eckhart Tolle
  • The past is a ghost, the future a dream and all we ever have is now. Bill Cosby
  • Time is a fluid condition which has no existence except in the momentary avatars of individual people. There is no such thing as was — only is. William Faulkner
  • A line is not made up of points. … In the same way, time is not made up parts considered as indivisible ‘nows.’  Aristotle
  • Whenever you note the time on the clock, realize that it is now—right now—later than it has ever been. Kenneth L. Franklin
  • No two moments are identical in a conscious being. Henri Bergson
  • Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why. Kurt Vonnegut
  • Now is a priceless giftPresenceAwarenessAccept this moment as it isMindfulness
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Life is now and cannot be found anywhere else

  • Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Your whole life is a rehearsal for the moment you are in now. Judith Malina
  • Life can only take place in the present moment. If we lose the present moment, we lose life. Buddha
  • The other day a man asked me what I thought was the best time of life. “Why” I answered without a thought, “NOW.” David Grayson
  • Accept the fact that you’ll never get it all done, and begin to live more fully in the only moment you have – Now. Wayne Dyer
  • When the heart is open, the present moment is more than enough. When the heart is closed, it’s never enough. Michael Jeffreys
  • We can smile, breathe, walk, and eat our meals in a way that allows us to be in touch with the abundance of happiness that is available. We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive. Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. We need only to be awake, alive in the present moment. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world. John Burroughs
  • The time is now, the place is here. Stay in the present. You can do nothing to change the past, and the future will never come exactly as you plan or hope for. Dan Millman
  • The miracle of love comes to you in the presence of the uninterpreted moment. If you are mentally somewhere else, you miss real life. Byron Katie
  • Do not carry the burden of the past; do not live in the future. The only important thing is that one lives in the present authentically and fully. Whatever your current life is, be the most you can be by living in the moment.   Chan Chih
  • Living is not the story of your life. Living is the process of experiencing right now. Werner Erhart
  • Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it. Sarah Breathnach
  • We are living in a culture entirely hypnotized by the illusion of time, in which the so-called present moment is felt as nothing but an infinitesimal hairline between an all-powerfully causative past and an absorbingly important future. We have no present. Our consciousness is almost completely preoccupied with memory and expectation. We do not realize that there never was, is, nor will be any other experience than present experience. We are therefore out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is. We are sick with a fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas.  Alan Watts
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This moment is home

  • Here is home. Right here where I am, in this moment, regardless of where I am or what I am feeling. Each day, the journey takes me deeper into unknown territory. I am a nomad. We are all nomads. There is no stability here. No permanence. Nothing to grasp and hang onto. I cannot make life stand still. Everything is moving, changing, becoming something else. I can coax it. Try to direct it in the ways I want it to go. And I do these things and sometimes very successfully. But just when I think I’ve got everything sorted out and co- operating with me, off it goes, full of twists and turns, absurd reversals, outrageous surprises, crises, things you could never imagine and it won’t stop. Home is movement, constant movement. If I wish to be comfortable in my home, I had best embrace the journey, pack my bags and travel lightly. I rid myself of excess baggage. I resolve to lose my life in order to find it again. John Kehoe
  • Where thou art – that – is home. Emily Dickinson
  • Paradise is where I am. Voltaire
  • Each place is the right place–the place where I now am can be a sacred space. Ravi Ravindra
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Be here now and accept it as it is

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Live in the present moment

  • Confine yourself to the present. Marcus Aurelius
  • Find joy and peace in this very moment. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Be part of the miraculous moment. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. Mother Teresa
  • You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Henry David Thoreau
  • Be here now. Ram Dass
  • Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do. Jean de la Bruyere
  • Be here now. Be someplace else later. Is that so complicated? David Bader
  • Live, love and, be present in each moment. Each moment quickly passes by, but over time, their culmination makes for a truly fulfilled life. Lisa George
  • Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now. Christopher Paolini
  • Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee. Michel de Montaigne
  • Do not be attached to the past or wait for the future. Be grateful for each day, that is enough. I do not believe in a future world, I deny the past. I believe entirely in the present. Employ your entire body and mind in the eternal now. Santoka Taneda
  • Everything is worship if your mind is focused on the present moment. Paulo Coelho
  • The greatest challenge as human beings is to be here now. Be in the moment. Remember, you sent your Self this moment as a gift. Neale Donald Walsch
  • Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee. Michel de Montaigne
  • Treat every moment as your last. It is not preparation for something else. Shunryu Suzuki
  • Stop looking past the present moment in anticipation of the next.
  • If we are not fully ourselves, truly in the present moment, we miss everything. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today. Sydney Smith
  • One day at a time – this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone: and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering. Ida Scott Taylor
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Bring awareness and attention to what is here now …

  • So how do you become more aware? One way is to stop and ask yourself, “What am I thinking now? What am I feeling now?” The moment you ask you are aware, because you have brought your mind back to the present moment. Whenever you think of it, bring yourself back to the awareness of now. Do it hundreds of times each day. Rhonda Byrne
  • Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness. James Thurber
  • Discover the extraordinary in the ordinary by bringing awareness to the moment. Bring consciousness into even the most simple actions. Eckhart Tolle
  • In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. Leo Tolstoy
  • Asking ourselves, ‘Where am I right now?’ gives us a chance to step outside the internal dialogue for a moment of peace. Look around you, take a deep breath and notice what you see, hear and feel. Present moment awareness is the point of power and choice. It frees us from our compulsive thoughts. Laura Harvey
  • You are daydreaming about the future because you have not tasted the present. Start tasting the present. Find out a few moments where you are simply delighting. Looking at the trees, just be the look. Listening to the birds, just be a listening ear. Let them reach to your deepest core. Let their song spread all over your being. Osho
  • Notice, look, feel, listen, sense, and give yourself fully to the experience you are having, and you will drop into the Now. Gina Lake
  • Learning to live in the moment, to be present in the now, means paying attention to everything you do as if you’ve never done it before. Eve Adamson, Ph.D.
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… by focusing on the sensory experiences of the moment

  • To focus on the present moment, you have to focus on the sensory experiences of the moment and the intrinsic motivation to be in the current moment. For example, you can do the dishes noticing the clean, crisp smell of the detergent, the comforting warm feeling of the slippery, soapy, water on your skin, and the intrinsic motivation of cleaning up after your family as a way of loving them. Or you can do the dishes to get it finished so you can move on with your life. If you focus on that moment, it becomes a moment of meaning. Amy Przeworski, Ph.D.
  • Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.  Thich Nhat Hanh
  • FocusThe senses
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Accept the present moment as it is

  • Not doing is not about immobility or giving up in despair. It is first and foremost about being able to be with, to accept fully, what is in this moment. Oriah Mountain Dreamer
  • Accept this moment as it is
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Let go of past and future

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Heed not the past or future …

  • Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha
  • While eating your appetizer, don’t be concerned with dessert. Wayne Dyer
  • Few of us ever live in the present, we are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone. Louis L’Armor
  • What need have we of Eden passed or Paradise to come, when Heaven is within and around us at all times?
  • Do not carry the burden of the past; do not live in the future. The only important thing is that one lives in the present authentically and fully. Whatever your current life is, be the most you can be by living in the moment. Chan Chih
  • Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition. Sir William Osler
  • If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine. Morris West
  • I don’t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present. William Somerset Maugham
  • Yesterday’s the past and tomorrow’s the future. Today is a gift – which is why they call it the present. Bill Keane
  • I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is. Donald Trump
  • You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past.  The only way to learn the secret…is to press play.  Jay Asher
  • Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today. Steve Maraboli
  • I need neither future nor past, but to learn to take today not too fast. Jeb Dickerson
  • If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.
  • There are some kind of men who are so busy worrying about the next life, they’ve never learned to live in this one. Harper Lee
  • No mind is much employed upon the present: recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments. Samuel Johnson
  • A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future. Oliver Goldsmith
  • Never confuse yourself by visions of an entire lifetime at once… remember that it is not the weight of the future or the past that is pressing upon you, but ever that of the present alone. Marcus Aurelius
  • Preoccupation with the futureThe past
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… for the past and future are nothing but memory and imagination

  • To be identified with your mind is to be trapped in time: the compulsion to live almost exclusively through memory and anticipation. This creates an endless preoccupation with past and future and an unwillingness to honor and acknowledge the present moment and allow it to be. The compulsion arises because the past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions… Eckhart Tolle
  • The past is dead. The future is imaginary. Happiness can only be in the Eternal Now Moment. Ken Keyes
  • The past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions. Eckhart Tolle
  • Forget about the past. It does not exist, except in your memory. Drop it. And stop worrying about how you’re going to get through tomorrow. Life is going on Right Here, Right Now — pay attention to that and all will be well. Neale Donald Walsch
  • Fear of the future and longing for the past are major factors that impede appropriate action. As we become able to take action in the present, both of those factors lose power over our lives. Brenda Shoshanna
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Preoccupation with past and future brings little but regret and anxiety

  • If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present. Lao Tzu
  • When I am anxious it is because I am living in the future. When I am depressed it is because I am living in the past.
  • A preoccupation with the future not only prevents us from seeing the present as it is but often prompts us to rearrange the past. Eric Hoffer
  • Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves – regret for the past and fear of the future. Fulton Oursler
  • We keep ourselves so tied up in regretting the past and fearing the future that we don’t have any energy left to figure out who we are and what we want to create right now. Gay Hendricks
  • If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. Jim Carrey
  • If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.
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Mine this moment for something that feels good

  • Mining the moment for something that feels good, something to appreciate, something to savour, something to take in, that’s what your moments are about. Abraham-Hicks
  • It is not about what you were born into. It is only about what you are, right now, in this red hot fresh moment emitting. Abraham-Hicks
  • The reason you want every single thing that you want, is because you think you will feel really good when you get there. But, if you don’t feel really good on your way to there, you can’t get there. You have to be satisfied with what- is while you’re reaching for more. Abraham-Hicks
  • We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are. Calvin & Hobbes
  • Paradise is where I am. Voltaire
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The rewards of living in the moment

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Living in the moment brings joy and happiness

  • A happy life is just a string of happy moments. But most people don’t allow the happy moment, because they’re so busy trying to get a happy life. Abraham-Hicks
  • Be happy where you are. There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. Richard Carlson
  • Be like a joyous child living gloriously in the ever present Now without a single worry or concern about even the next moment of time. Eileen Caddy
  • Because I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man… Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living right now. Paulo Coelho
  • Each moment is its own reward. Tony Parsons
  • Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. Denis Waitley
  • Happiness is present time, it has nothing to do with the future. Robert Holden
  • If we miss the moment, we miss the clues. In the present, when we allow ourselves to fully live there, we are restored, made wiser, made deeper and happier. Marianne Williamson
  • Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy. Sarah Ban Breathnach
  • Live in the present moment and find your interest and happiness in the things of today. Emmett Fox
  • The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness. Abraham Maslow
  • The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet. James Oppenheim
  • The formula for happiness is quite simple… Regardless of what happened this morning, last week or last year, or what may happen later this evening, tomorrow or three years from now, RIGHT NOW is where happiness lies. Richard Carlson
  • There is one thing we can do, and the happiest people are those who can do it to the limit of their ability. We can be completely present. We can be all here. We can give all our attention to the opportunity before us. Mark Van Doren
  • To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now. Donald Altman
  • We spend so much time waiting to be happy in the future, or worrying about the past, that we forget to live in the moment. We fail to realize that happiness can only ever be now. Karl Moore
  • What man really seeks is not perfection which is in the future, but fulfillment which is ever in the present. N. Sri Ram
  • You’re worried about how you’re going to feel at the end of your life? What about right now? Live. Right this minute. That’s where the joy is at. Abigail Thomas
  • The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Seize from every moment its unique novelty, and do not prepare your joys. André Gide
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Living in the moment brings aliveness

  • Living in the present moment doesn’t mean you aren’t affected by, or that you don’t learn from, your past—or that you don’t plan for tomorrow (or for retirement and so forth), only that you understand that your most effective, powerful, and positive energy is the energy of today—the energy of right now. Richard Carlson
  • The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive. Thich Nhat Hanh
  • To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now. Donald Altman
  • If you let yourself be absorbed completely, if you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha
  • Being fully alive
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Living in the moment reduces worry and fear

  • The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha
  • When our attention is in the present moment, we push fear from our minds. Fear is the concern over events that might happen in the future. Richard Carlson
  • You will notice something. When you are plugged in to the present moment—when you’re right here loving and thriving in the now—there’s no more worry or anger. Some would use the word fearless to describe how that feels. Steve Chandler
  • As you begin to live in the present moment, you will experience a subtle but profound change. Worrying about the future will cease. A deep peace will enfold you, a peace that says, ‘All is well. There is nothing to fear.’ Everything is unfolding according to plan and you are being guided each step along the way. Douglas Bloch
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Living in the moment releases energy inside us

  • Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread across all boundaries. Corita Kent
  • When you withdraw all your energy from past and future a tremendous explosion happens. That explosion is creativity. Rajneesh
  • When you consistently direct your mind to live in the present you will always have boundless energy, no matter what time the clock reflects. Robin Sharma
  • As you embrace the present and become one with it, and merge with it, you will experience a fire, a glow, a sparkle of ecstasy throbbing in every sentient being. As you begin to experience this exultation of spirit in everything that is alive, as you become intimate with it, joy will be born within you, and you will drop the terrible burdens of defensiveness, resentment, and hurtfulness… then you will become lighthearted, carefree, joyous, and free. Deepak Chopra
  • EnthusiasmEnergy management
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Living in the moment lets us create the future …

  • …the best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all your enthusiasm, on doing today’s work superbly today. That is the only possible way you can prepare for the future. Dale Carnegie
  • And in today already walks tomorrow. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • As for the future, your task is not to foresee it but to enable it. Antoine de Saint- Exupery
  • Beware; your actions in the present determine your future. Mata Amrithanandamayi
  • Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the mext moment. Oprah Winfrey
  • It is said that the present is pregnant with the future. Voltaire
  • Live in the present moment, but know that you are creating your future in this moment. Robert Anthony
  • Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself… Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. Albert Camus
  • Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment based on what you are feeling and thinking. That is what’s real. Doc Childre
  • Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment. That is what’s real. Sara Paddison
  • Savor your moments. They add up to a life time.
  • Take care of the present and the future will take care of itself. Ramana Mararshi
  • The future depends on what we do in the present. Mahatma Gandhi
  • The future is always beginning now. Mark Strand
  • The future is completely open, and we are writing it moment to moment. Pema Chodron
  • The future remains uncertain and so it should, for it is the canvas upon which we paint our desires. Thus always the human condition faces a beautifully empty canvas. We possess only this moment in which to dedicate ourselves continuously to the sacred presence which we share and create. Frank Herbert
  • The only way to deal with the future is to function in the now. Gita Bellin
  • This very moment is a seed from which the flowers of tomorrow’s happiness grow. Margaret Lindsey
  • We are weaving the future on the loom of today. Grace Stricker Dawson
  • What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. Sai Baba
  • What you are is what you have been, and what you will be is what you do now. Buddha
  • What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now. Gautama Buddha
  • You can’t control the future, but you can affect the present moment. If you want to have a better future, create it now. Celestine Chua
  • You have no future, you have power over this moment only; your future is happening now, and by recognizing this, you will have power over what you don’t have. D., Gary R. McClain
  • You have the power in the present moment to change limiting beliefs and consciously plant the seeds for the future of your choosing. As you change your mind, you change your experience. Serge Kahili King
  • You’re writing the story of your life one moment at a time. Doc Childre and Howard Martin
  • Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow. Robert Kiyosaki
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… for now is all you actually have power over

  • The secret lies in the present – if you pay attention to the present, you will be able to improve it. And if you improve the present, whatever happens afterwards will be better too. Each day brings us Eternity. Paulo Coelho
  • Embrace the present moment with gratefulness and wonder, and you will turn it into whatever you have been waiting for. Neale Donald Walsch
  • The point of power is always in the present moment. Louise L. Hay
  • Asking ourselves, ‘Where am I right now?’ gives us a chance to step outside the internal dialogue for a moment of peace. Look around you, take a deep breath and notice what you see, hear and feel. Present moment awareness is the point of power and choice. It frees us from our compulsive thoughts. Laura Harvey
  • You have no future, you have power over this moment only; your future is happening now, and by recognizing this, you will have power over what you don’t have. D., Gary R. McClain
  • Fear of the future and longing for the past are major factors that impede appropriate action. As we become able to take action in the present, both of those factors lose power over our lives. Brenda Shoshanna
  • Now is the whole enchilada. Make up your mind that nothing is more important than how I feel now, because now is everything. Now is the whole enchilada. Now is the power of me. Now, now, now, now, now… You might as well start somewhere, and it might as well be now. Why not start improving your life now, now, now? Abraham-Hicks
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More rewards of living in the moment

  • Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer. Barbara De Angelis
  • Discover the extraordinary in the ordinary by bringing awareness to the moment. Bring consciousness into even the most simple actions. Eckhart Tolle
  • Each moment missed is a moment unlived. Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • One enters the kingdom not through truths or teachings but moment-to- moment surrendering to the Mystery. John Kehoe
  • God is always present and waiting to be discovered, now in the present moment, precisely where we are and in what we are doing. Harry A. Williams
  • If you are willing to experience anything directly and immediately, whether good or bad, joyous or hateful, you will recognize that what you are running from does not exist, and what you are running toward is already here. Gangaji
  • If we are truly in the present moment, and not being carried away by our thoughts and fantasies, then we are in a position to be free of fate and available to our destiny. Reshad Field
  • Stillness, insight, and wisdom arise only when we can settle into being complete in this moment, without having to seek or hold on to or reject anything. Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed. Corita Kent
  • Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings. Oprah Winfrey
  • By living deeply in the present moment, we can understand the past better and we can prepare for a better future. Thich Nhat Hanh
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Final thoughts 

  • This type of present moment-focus is part of yoga, meditation, and even some therapies for anxiety disorders. The goal is to get the person out of their head, halt the vicious cycle of worries and ruminations, and to show the person what is right in front of them—that the present moment is a precious one and one that you will not get to experience again. Amy Przeworski, Ph.D.
  • Intelligence is the capacity to be in the present. The more you are in the past or are in the future, the less intelligent you are. Intelligence is the capacity to be here-now, to be in this moment and nowhere else. Then you are awake. Osho.
  • One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart, that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • My foot slips on a narrow ledge; in that split second, as needles of fear pierce heart and temples, eternity intersects with present time. Thought and action are not different, and stone, air, ice, sun, fear, and self are one. What is exhilarating is to extend this acute awareness into ordinary moments, in the moment-by-moment experiencing of the lammergeier and the wolf, which, finding themselves at the center of things, have no need for any secret of true being. In this very breath that we take now lies the secret that all great teachers try to tell us…the present moment. The purpose of mediation practice is not enlightenment. It is to pay attention even at unextraordinary times, to be of the present, nothing-but-the-present, to bear this mindfulness of now into each event of ordinary life.   Peter Matthiessen, The Snow Leopard
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On a lighter note 

  • I try to take one day at a time but sometimes several days attack me at once. Ashleigh Brilliant
  • If I have one foot in yesterday and another in tomorrow I crap all over today.
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