Live in the Moment Quotes for Inspiration and Motivation

Live in the Moment Quotes for Inspiration and Motivation

It’s easy to get caught up in the past and regret things we’ve done or not done. However, focusing too much on the past can make us feel anxious and depressed. Instead, focus on what you’re doing right now. You might find yourself feeling more positive and motivated when you do so.

While reading these live in the moment quotes you will see life through the experience of these famous people, you will realize the importance of the present moment and you will appreciate more what you have.

Best Live in the Moment Quotes

“Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware.”  Thich Nhat Hanh

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

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

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

“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

“Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past and not enough presence.” Eckhart Tolle

live in the moment quotes

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

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

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

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

“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

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

“We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today.”  Sydney Smith

“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

“The first recipe for happiness is: Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.” André Maurois

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

“It is only possible to live happily-ever-after on a day-to-day basis.” Margaret Bonnano

“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

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

“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

“The key to enjoying the moment is to always carry a list of “Things I Gotta Do That Can Wait.” Robert Brault

“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

live in the moment quotes

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

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

“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

“One today is worth two tomorrows.”  Benjamin Franklin

“Today is the blocks with which we build. ” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

“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

More Inspirational Live in the Moment Quotes

“If there’s one thing I learned, it’s that nobody is here forever. You have to live for the moment, each and every day.. the here, the now.” Simone Elkeles

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

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

“Stress is the distance between where your thoughts are and where your life is happening.” Dean Jackson

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

“You are only here now; you’re only alive in this moment.” Jon Kabat-Zinn

“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

live in the moment quotes

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

“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

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

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

“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

“Today is life — the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.”  Dale Carnegie

“We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today.” Sydney Smith

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

 “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

“Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” James Thurber

“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

“Forever is composed of nows.”  Emily Dickinson

“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

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