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Live in The Moment Quotes

live in the moment quotes
I find that reading quotes from a variety of great thinkers, writers and poets really brings home a point for me.

Since each writer has such a unique way of expressing themselves, it tends to illuminate and add depth to the whole subject matter.

I hope you enjoy these quotes on living in the moment and taking life one day at a time as much as I have.

The Quotes


Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee. Montaigne

If you have one eye on yesterday, and one eye on tomorrow, you're going to be cockeyed today. Anonymous

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. Jan Glidewell

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. Euripides

Study as if you were to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow. Isidore of Seville

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

We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine. H. L. Mencken

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Chinese Proverb

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

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Charles Dederich  

We are always getting ready to live but never living. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do. Jean de la Bruyere

I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It's amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor.
D.H. Lawrence liveinthemomentquotes

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. Abraham Lincoln

Today is life - the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. 
Dale Carnegie

One should count each day a separate life. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Nothing is worth more than this day. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you are still talking about what you did yesterday, you haven't done much today. Anonymous

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. Albert Camus


Learning is movement from moment to moment. J Krishnamurti

We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's. Henry Ward Beecher

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. Marcus Aurelius

Today is the blocks with which we build. I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.. David Gerrold


Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed. Coria Kent

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.
Leo Tolstoy

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine. Morris West

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

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

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