120 Live In The Present Quotes To Inspire You Everyday

Looking for inspirational quotes about living in the present? We have rounded up the best collection of live in the present quotes, sayings, captions, proverbs, status messages, (with images and pics) to inspire you to enjoy the present moment fully without any worries of the future.

Living in the present moment means no longer worrying about what happened in the past and not fearing what will happen in the future. It means enjoying what’s happening now and living for today.

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We all are too consumed with what happened in the past, the regrets of things not done and the worries of the future. This takes away the happiness of today, which you can enjoy. So be mindful of what’s happening now, today, in the present. Because this is all we have.

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Paying attention to the little things and moments in life and appreciating them what will make you happy. Let go off the past and the future thoughts which can distract you from enjoying life in the present moment.

In the everyday grind and hustle, we often miss the little moments which mean a lot and can make you happy if you really feel it.

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Live In The Present Quotes

  1. “Forget the past and live the present hour.”

  2. “Wherever you are be all there.”- Jim Elliot

  3. “The best time for new beginnings is NOW.”

  4. “Forever is composed of now.”- Emily Dickinson

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

  6. “Live in the present, forget the past. Give up hopes of future.”

  7. “The art of life is to live in the present moment.”- Emmet Fox                                                 
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    forget the past live in the present quotes

  8. “You have to let go of the past, in order to live in the present.”

  9. “Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.”- Buddha

  10. “The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  11. “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.”- American Proverb

  12. “The past has no power over the present moment.”- Eckhart Tolle

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

  14. “The point of power is always in the present moment.” – Louise L. Hay

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

  16. “The great science to live happily is to live in the present.”- Pythagoras

  17. “Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.”- Thich Nhat Hahn                           
    Living In The Present Quotes
    Living In The Present Quotes

  18. “Do not ruin today with mourning tomorrow.”- Catherynne M. Valente

  19. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”- Omar Khayyam

  20. “Eternity belongs to those who live in the present.”- Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

  22. “Seize from every moment its unique novelty, and do not prepare your joys.”

  23. “Live in the present moment. Only present moment is in your hands.”- Karam

  24. “All I have is all I need and all I need is all I have in this moment.”- Byron Katie

  25. “Learn from the past, look to the future, but live in the present.”- Petra Nemcova

  26. “Learn from the past, prepare for the future, live in the present.”- Thomas Monson

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

  28. “The best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”- Albert Einstein

  29. “Today is life – the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today.” – Dale Carnegie

  30. “Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee.”- Michel de Montaigne

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

  32. “Your life requires your mindful presence in order to live it. Be here now.”- Akiroq Brost

  33. “Never worry about anything. Live in the present. Live now. Be happy.”- Marsilio Ficino

  34. “The here and now is all we have, and if we play it right it’s all we’ll need.”- Ann Richards

  35. “Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.”- Eckhart Tolle

  36. “Every moment you live in the past is a moment you waste in the present.” – Tony Robbins

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

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

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

  40. “Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings.”- Oprah Winfrey

  41. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”- Oprah Winfrey                                                                                                           
    Living In The Present Moment Quotes
    Living In The Present Moment Quotes

  42. “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.”- Mother Teresa

  43. “Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.”

  44. “Live in the present and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.”- Ida Scott Taylor

  45. “Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now.”- Eckhart Tolle

  46. “I always live in the present. The future I can’t know. The past I no longer have.”- Fernando Pessoa

  47. “I promise myself that I will enjoy every minute of the day that is given me to live.”- Thich Nhat Hanh

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

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

  50. “What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite Day,” said Pooh.”- Piglet & Winnie the Pooh

  51. “At some point you just have to let go of what you thought should happen and live in what is happening.”

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

  53. “You can’t go back to how things were. How you thought they were. All you really have is now.”- Jay Asher

  54. “Live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find eternity in each moment.”- Henry David Thoreau

  55. “The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.”- Robert Holden

  56. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.”- Thich Nhat Hahn

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

  58. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”- Buddha                                                                                                 
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    live in the present quotes buddha

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

  60. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”- Jim Rohn

  61. “Life gives you plenty of time to do whatever you want to do if you stay in the present moment.”- Deepak Chopra

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

  63. “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

  64. “Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”- Jean de La Bruyère

  65. “Don’t cry over the past, it’s gone. Don’t stress about the future, it hasn’t arrived. Live in the present and make it beautiful.”

  66. “If you live in fear of the future because of what happened in your past, you’ll end up losing what you have in the present.”

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

  68. “Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.”- Denis Waitley

  69. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

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

  71. “Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”-  Albert Einstein

  72. “I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.”-  Abraham Lincoln

  73. “When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Sometimes you just need to relax, breath, let go and live in the moment.”

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

  75. “Few of us ever live in the present. we are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.”- Louis L’Amour

  76. “Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.”- Jerry Spinelli

  77. “Intelligence is the capacity to be reborn again and again. To die to the past is intelligence, and to live in the present is intelligence.”- Osho

  78. “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

  79. “I’m learning how to live in the present and be grateful for what’s working rather than look for the ‘what’s not working’ piece.”- Ali MacGraw

  80. “The only thing that is ultimately real about your journey is the step that you are taking at this moment. That’s all there ever is.”- Eckhart Tolle

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

  82. “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

  83. “Accept and then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.” – Eckhart Tolle

  84. “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

  85. “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

  86. “Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.”- Gilda Radner

  87. “That is why those who are not capable of being there in the present moment, they don’t really live their life – they live like dead people.”- Thich Nhat Hanh

  88. “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

  89. “Living in the moment is being aware of the moment we are in. If our minds are in the past or future, we are not truly alive in the present.”- Satsuki Shibuya

  90. “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

  91. “Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.”- Charlotte Eriksson

  92. “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

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

  94. “Always hold fast to the present. Every situation, indeed every moment, is of infinite value, for it is the representative of a whole eternity.”- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  95. “If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is to be present in the present. Gratefully.”- Maya Angelou

  96. “Focus on opportunities not setbacks. Focus on what you can do, not what you can’t. Focus on the present moment, not the past or the future. Empower yourself!”- Akiroq Brost

  97. “Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are in now.”

  98. “Don’t wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.” – Eckhart Tolle

  99. “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

  100. “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 breath is a gift.” – Oprah Winfrey

  101. “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

  102. “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live.”- Dalai Lama                                                                         
    Live In The Present Quotes
    Live In The Present Quotes

  103. “It stands to reason that anyone who learns to live well will die well. The skills are the same: being present in the moment, and humble, and brave, and keeping a sense of humor.”- Victoria Moran

  104. “What is NOT living in the moment? 1. Dwell in negative emotions 2. Worry about the future 3. Can’t forgive myself 4. Let the what-ifs rule my mind 5. Hold a grudge 6. Wait for the perfect timing.”

  105. “Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now.”- Eckhart Tolle

  106. “To live in the present moment is a miracle. The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty that are available now.”- Thich Nhat Hanh

  107. “If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.”- Masaru Emoto

  108. “Act in the moment, live in the present, slowly slowly don’t allow the past to interfere, and you will be surprised that life is such an eternal wonder, such a mysterious phenomenon and such a great gift that one simply feels constantly in gratitude.”- Osho

  109. “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

  110. “I’m fed up with someday. Of always looking forward. Of always wishing and waiting. Of concerning myself with the life I hope to happen over the one I am already living. I want to exist in the now. To be happy and satisfied here, with what I have and nothing else.”- Beau Taplin

  111. “If you feel anxiety or depression, you are not in the present. You are either anxiously projecting the future or depressed and stuck in the past. The only thing you have any control over is the present moment; simple breathing exercises can make us calm and present instantly.”- Tobe Hanson

  112. “Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time — past and future — the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.”- Eckhart Tolle

  113. “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.”- Earl Nightingale

  114. “Learn to focus only on the present. The past is unchangeable so it is futile to reflect on it unless you are making sure you do not repeat mistakes. The future is but a result of your action today. So learn from the past to do better in the present so that you can succeed in the future.”- Jordan Lejuwaan

  115. “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.”- Thich Nhat Hanh

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