Live In The Moment Quotes

Life is but a moment in time. What we live minute by minute is short, unable to be stretched into anything else. Therefore, make the most of time; do not hasten or waste such is its preciousness.

  1. All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused. Martha Graham

  2. How fast does a moment of time go by compared to the moment that went before? Theodore W. Higgingsworth

  3. I know no one who wouldn't like to be able to repeat one particular moment in time so that what was said in anger would never be said. Rosy Lee Anderson

  4. As the dawn creeps forward, the sun peeks over the horizon, how faint is the shadow that is left by one such minute of time. Kate Summers

  5. The only time you can count on, to be sure of, is that very moment you can grasp the meaning for which you were born. Byron R. Pulsifer

  6. Every morning that I wake up and I'm breathing, I can feel it and take a moment to say, you know, 'Thank God I'm alive for another day.' Ron Cephas Jones

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  7. Forever is composed of nows. Emily Dickinson

  8. The reason that clocks record time by the minute is because that is all we have. Byron R. Pulsifer

  9. 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

  10. The only real certainty is that if you get to live, you gotta die. Live life now. Aaron Lauritsen

  11. You cannot change the past, but you can make a difference now. Avis J. Williams

  12. I believe you already have everything you need inside of you. You are good enough the way you are. You’ve simply learned ideas that keep you from living up to your full potential. Henri Junttila

  13. Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand. Jack London

  14. Recognize things you can control. Identify things you cannot. Strengthen things that you can. Accept what you cannot. S. I. Wells

  15. The here and now is all we have, and if we play it right it's all we'll need. Ann Richards

  16. Courageous leaders communicate well. They share information frequently and do not keep secrets. They are not afraid to admit they do not know the answers. Emilio Iodice

  17. It seems that the shortness of life, even though often the point of complaint, may turn out to be the best thing for the human race. Byron R. Pulsifer

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  18. I always live in the present. The future I can’t know. The past I no longer have. Fernando Pessoa

  19. Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don't rent them out to tomorrow. Jerry Spinelli

  20. Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. Rainer Maria Rilke

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

  22. There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why. William Barclay

  23. Life does not owe you anything because life has already given you everything. Ralph Marston

  24. To live is so startling, it leaves but little room for other occupations. Emily Dickson

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

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

  27. You can't go back to how things were. How you thought they were. All you really have is...now. Jay Asher

  28. Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour. Walt Whitman

  29. I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. Groucho Marx

  30. 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

  31. The only way to survive eternity is to be able to appreciate each moment. Lauren Kate

  32. 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

  33. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering. Ida Scott Taylor

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

  35. Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future. Denis Waitley

  36. Never worry about anything. Live in the present. Live now. Be happy. Marsilio Ficino

  37. The great science to live happily is to live in the present. Pythagoras

  38. 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. Author Unknown

  39. 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

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

  41. Design means being good, not just looking good. Clement Mok

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  42. There is no reason to revisit the past, nor to look into the future for the real moment is the present time. Byron R. Pulsifer

  43. Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life's blessings. Oprah Winfrey

  44. The secret is to be thankful and happy for the moment knowing that is all we need. Byron R. Pulsifer

  45. 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

  46. Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. John Cheever

  47. The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing. Epictetus

  48. Life is not a rehearsal for what is coming. Instead, it is the here and now which is guaranteed beyond which is the only hope. Byron R. Pulsifer

  49. Today is a day to be celebrated; to be honored; to be used and not wasted; and, a time to do not waste. Theodore W. Higgningsworth

  50. The willing are led by fate, the reluctant dragged. Cleanthes

  51. Too many people believe that everything must be pleasurable in life. Robert Greene

  52. Life is the greatest of blessings and death the worst of evils.... all great, powerful souls love life. Heinrich Heine

  53. Ever get the feeling that sometime early in life there was a briefing you missed? Robert Brault

  54. A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside of their control. Naval Ravikant

  55. Life never tires of testing the proposition that life must go on. Robert Brault

  56. Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak. Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

  57. Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end. Jiddhu Krishnamurti

  58. That's life — whichever way you turn, fate sticks out its foot to trip you. Martin Goldsmith & Martin Mooney

  59. Meditation allows us to directly participate in our lives instead of living life as an afterthought. Stephen Levine

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

  61. If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow. William McFee

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  62. Life is a series of ever-changing color, and each day has its hue of romance. James Lendall Basford

  63. Unbeing dead isn't being alive. e.e. cummings

  64. The meaning of life is not an unquestionable answer; it is an unanswerable question. Terri Guillemets

  65. Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. Brendan Gill

  66. Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Seneca

  67. I love those who can smile in trouble. Leonardo da Vinci

  68. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam

  69. Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Samuel Butler

  70. We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

  71. Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things. Kenneth Branagh

  72. The trick in life is learning how to deal with it. Helen Mirren

  73. We cannot bear to regard ourselves simply as playthings of blind chance; we cannot admit to feeling ourselves abandoned. Ugo Betti

  74. Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

  75. Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt

  76. Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved. D. H. Lawrence

  77. Life is short, death is forever. Chuck Palahniuk

  78. The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. Henry Miller

  79. The light goes out on purpose sometimes so we can get lost and then realize we weren't even on the right path to begin with. Michelle Christine

  80. Every second you have on this planet is very precious and it’s your responsibility that you’re happy. Naval Ravikant

  81. Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson

  82. We are all subject to the fates. But we must act as if we are not, or die of despair. Philip Pullman

  83. You have just one life to live. It is yours. Own it, claim it, live it, do the best you can with it. Hillary Clinton

  84. Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best. H. Jackson Brown Jr.



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