59 Living In The Moment Quotes That Will Inspire You

1. “The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” ~ Abraham Maslow

2. “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” ~ Charles Dederich

3. “Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don’t miss it.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

4. “When you have an intense contact of love with nature or another human being, like a spark, then you understand that there is no time and that everything is eternal.” ~ Paulo Coelho

5. “The only time you ever have in which to learn anything or see anything or feel anything, or express any feeling or emotion, or respond to an event, or grow, or heal, is this moment, because this is the only moment any of us ever gets. You’re only here now; you’re only alive in this moment.”~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

6. “People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” ~ Albert Einstein

7. “Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” ~ Cherokee Indian Proverb

8. “I want to see you happy. I want you to live in the moment and smile spontaneously. Your entire face lights up. It’s beautiful.” ~ Kerry Lonsdale

9. “Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware.” ~ Thích Nhất Hạnh

10. “Don’t let the past steal your present.” ~ Cherralea Morgen

11. “Why not just live in the moment, especially if it has a good beat? – Goldie Hawn

12. “Life is not something we put on the backburner hoping to get to live further down the line.” ~ Adiela Akoo

13. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.” ~ Sharon Salzberg

14. “Life is available only in the present moment. If you abandon the present moment you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

15. “We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” ~ Bill Watterson

16. “The only way to survive eternity is to be able to appreciate each moment.” ~ Lauren Kate

17. “What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind.” ~ Buddha

18. “You don’t need anyone’s consent to live your dreams” ― Bernard Kelvin Clive

19. “The living moment is everything.” ~ D.H. Lawrence

20. “Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have – so spend it wisely.” ~ Kay Lyons

21. “The more I give myself permission to live in the moment and enjoy it without feeling guilty or judgmental about any other time, the better I feel about the quality of my work.” ~ Wayne Dyer

22. “Be present in all things and thankful for all things.” ~ Maya Angelou

23. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” ~ Buddha

24. “The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought that argues with what is. When the mind is perfectly clear, “what is” is what we want.” ~ Byron Katie

25. “When you are here and now, sitting totally, not jumping ahead, the miracle has happened. To be in the moment is the miracle.” ~ Osho

26. “Overthinking will not empower you over things that are beyond your control. So, let it be if it is meant to be and cherish the moment.” ~ Mahsati A

27. “Remember then: there is only one time that is important – Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

28. “Instead of bracing yourself for the perils of the unknown, embrace the joy that is here, in your present moment.” ~ Michelle D. Rosado

29. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

30. “Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.” ~ Mandy Hale

31. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

32. “Now is the only time we have, and the only time we have any control over.” ~ Richard Carlson

33. “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 Watts

34. “Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” ~ Walt Whitman

35. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” ~ Alice Morse Earle

36. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

37. “This is real freedom – the ability to enjoy the choices we make in every successive moment of the present.” ~ Deepak Chopra

38. “History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that’s worth a tinker’s damn is the history we make today.” ~ Henry Ford

39. “Your life is your own quote, so define it.” ~ Shashidhar Sa

40. “Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.” ~ Thich Nhat Hahn

41. “Some moments are happy. Some moments are sad. Live each moment. Embrace life!” ~ Avijeet Das

42. “The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

43. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~ Amit Ray

44. “Past and future are in the mind only – I am now.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

45. “The past is never there when you try to go back. It exists, but only in memory. To pretend otherwise is to invite a mess.” ~ Chris Cobbs

46. “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

47. “Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

48. “You can’t go back to how things were. How you thought they were. All you really have is now.” ~ Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

49. “The next message you need is always right where you are.” ~ Ram Dass

50. “Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.” ~ Wayne Dyer

51. “Life is about dancing in the rain while the sun sings its music and the rainbows deliver hope. It is in being totally and fully present with ourselves, that we can live a whole lifetime in a single moment.” ~ Mimi Novic

52. “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, there is no other life but this.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

53. “Living in the present moment creates the experience of eternity.” ~ Deepak Chopra

54. “If you were conscious, that is to say totally present in the Now, all negativity would dissolve almost instantly. It could not survive in your presence.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

55. “The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.” ~ Thomas S. Monson

56. “The meeting of two eternities, the past and future….is precisely the present moment.”~ Henry David Thoreau

57. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

58. “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

59. “In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

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