Quotes about Living in the Present: The 80 Wise Men

Quotes about Living in the Present: The 80 Wise Men

A collection of the 80 most true, wise and irrepressible phrases about living in the present moment and seizing the day.

Living in the present moment is essential for success, being aware of the "here and now" you will live a better life. Many people let their mind wander to the past or worry about the future and forget to live in the present, enjoy the moment, be present, be thankful and thankful for life. May these phrases inspire you to live in the present so that you can make your dreams come true.




The 80 wisest phrases about living in the present

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Phrases about Living in the Present: 1 to 20

It is not uncommon for people to spend their entire lives waiting to start living. ~ Echkart Gran

If you can stay in the present all the time, you will be a happy man. Life will be a party, a great banquet, because it is always and only the moment that we are living. ~ Paulo Coelho

Life is divided into three stages: in the present, past and future. Of these, the present is very short; the future, doubtful: the past, of course. ~ Seneca

There are people who do not live the present life, but prepare with great zeal as if they had to live another life and not the one they are living: and meanwhile time is consumed and slips away. ~ Antifonte



There are only two days a year when nothing can be done: one is called yesterday, the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and, above all, live. ~ Dalai Lama


The deepest freedom is knowing how to be totally in the present; free from the burdens of the past and free from future aspirations. ~ Alessandro Bruno

Our true home is 'the hour'. Living in the present moment is a miracle. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

The past belongs to us, but we do not belong to the past: we belong to the present. We build the future, but we are not of the future. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Only those who do not know how to live in the present return to expect the future. ~ Seneca

Life is not a race but a journey that is savored every step of the way. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is mystery and today is a gift: that's why we call it - the Present. ~ Car Keane

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. ~ Dale Carnegie

Why always "not now"? Do spring flowers say "not now"? ~ Norman Douglas

Live in the present, remember the past and do not fear the future, because the future does not exist and will never exist. There is only the present moment. ~ Christopher Paolini


Living in the present is the most difficult and interesting thing that exists, we are always looking at the past or the future. ~ Tim Burton


Don't look at the past with anger or the future with anxiety, but look around you carefully. ~ James Grover Thurber

The key to getting what you want is to fully appreciate this moment. If you feel gratitude for this moment, everything that happens to you will flow from it. You will be inspired to do a certain thing and move to the highest point; but, to reach the highest point, you must live the present moment with gratitude. ~ vital joe


The day that follows remembers the lesson of the day that preceded it. ~ Publilius Syrus

No one can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can go today and create a new ending… ~ Karl Barth

We must not be prepared for tomorrow's war, but today. ~ Benito Mussolini

There are only two days a year when you can't do anything: one is called yesterday, the other is called tomorrow. ~ Dalai Lama

Phrases about Living in the Present: 21 to 40

Regardless of what the present contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always cooperate, do not act against him. Make him a friend and ally, not an enemy. All this will miraculously transform your life. ~ Eckhart Tolle.


Leaving a good present for fear of a bad future is usually crazy. ~ francesco guicciardini

Only those who do not know how to live in the present return to expect the future. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Carpe diem, quan minimun postero gullible: Seize the day, as little as you can trust tomorrow. ~ Orazio

I live neither in my past nor in my future. I only have the present, and it is the present that interests me. If you can stay in the present all the time, you will be a happy man. Life will be a party, a great banquet, because it is always and only the moment that we are living. ~ Paulo Coelho

The man goes through the present blindfolded. At best, he can imagine and try to guess what he is experiencing. Only later is the scarf removed from his eyes and he, looking into the past, realizes what he has really experienced and understands the meaning of it. ~ Milan Kundera


Those who do not live from us die from what we would have been~ vinkweb, Twitter

Extremely short and disturbed is the life of one who forgets the past, neglects the present, fears the future: reached the extreme moment, he realizes too late that he has been busy for a long time without finishing anything. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is no better time to be happy than now. Happiness is a journey, not a destination. ~ Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Passion keeps a person always in the present, so that time becomes a series of mutually exclusive nows. ~ Sue Halpern

Gratitude looks to the past and love to the present; fear, greed, lust and ambition look to the future. ~ CS Lewis

I live neither in my past nor in my future. I only have the present, and it is the present that interests me. If you can stay in the present all the time, you will be a happy man. Life will be a party, a great banquet, because it is always and only the moment that we are living. ~ Paulo Coelho

Living in an eternal present is the secret of children's happiness.

You have to live in the present, immerse yourself in each wave, find your eternity in each moment. ~ Henry David Thoreau

I have to free myself from time and live in the present since there is no other time than this wonderful moment. ~ Alda Merini

Perhaps only in heaven will humanity live for the present; up to now he has always lived in the future. ~ Anton Čechov

Nothing exists except the here and now. ~ Bruce Lee

When you walk, walk. When you eat, eat. ~ zen proverb

Future begins today, not tomorrow. ~ Pope Juan Pablo II

Disregarding the present is almost a disease in our culture, and we are continually conditioned to sacrifice it for the future. In conclusion, with this system we not only avoid all enjoyment now, but we end happiness forever. ~ Wayne Dyer

Phrases about Living in the Present: 41 to 60

Nothing exists except the here and now. ~ Bruce Lee

The more anger toward the past you hold in your heart, the less capable you are of loving the present. ~ Barbara about the angels

There are three tenses: present of the past, present of the present, present of the future. These three times are in my soul and I don't see them anywhere else. The present of the past, which is history; the present of the present, which is the vision; the present of the future, which is waiting. ~ St. Augustine

Disregarding the present is almost a disease in our culture, and we are continually conditioned to sacrifice it for the future. In conclusion, with this system we not only avoid all enjoyment now, but we end happiness forever. ~ Wayne Dyer

True generosity towards the future consists in giving everything to the present. ~ Albert Camus

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

And for one day I would like to stop conjugating verbs to rediscover the charm of the present infinitive.

The future lies in wait for us, the past stops us, that's why the present eludes us. ~ Gustave Flaubert

Present: that part of eternity that separates the realm of disappointment from that of hope. ~ Ambrose Bierce

The future lies in wait for us, the past stops us, that's why the present eludes us. ~ Gustave Flaubert

I have to free myself from time and live in the present since there is no other time than this wonderful moment. ~ Alda Merini

Our true home is "the hour." Living in the present moment is a miracle. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

The present is the point where time touches eternity. ~ CS Lewis

Do not live imagining problems that are not and will not be. Enjoy the present, you have to make the most of life always looking for happiness instead of anguish. When a real problem arises, deal with it. Why waste this moment for something that doesn't exist? ~ henry neighborhoods

What surprised me most about men in the West is that they lose their health to make money, and then they lose their money to get their health back. They think so much about the future that they forget to live the present in such a way that they cannot live neither the present nor the future. They live as if they will never die and they die as if they never live. ~ Dalai Lama

Yesterday it happened. Tomorrow has not yet come. We only have today: let's begin. ~ Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Some are willing to do anything but live in the here and now. ~ John Lennon

Dream as if you will live forever. She lives as if you were dying today. ~ James Dean

Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future. ~ Jean de La Bruyère

Don't get attached to the past, don't dream about the future, focus on the present. ~ Buddha

Phrases about Living in the Present: 61 to 80

Regardless of what the present contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always cooperate, do not act against him. Make him a friend and ally, not an enemy. All this will miraculously transform your life. ~ Eckhart Tolle

Remember that man lives no other life than the one he lives at this moment, nor does he lose any other life than the one he loses now. ~ Marco Aurelio

If the present tries to judge the past, it will lose the future. ~ Sir Winston Churchill

Just as the young person lives in the future, so the adult lives in the past: nobody knows how to live in the present. ~ Franz Grillparzer

The fool speaks of the past, the wise man of the present, the fool of the future. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Leaving a good present for fear of a bad future is usually crazy. ~ francesco guicciardini

The fool speaks of the past, the wise man of the present, the fool of the future. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Don't dwell on the past; Don't dream about the future, focus your mind on the present moment. ~ Buddha

It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as it was a minute ago. ~ Jim obispo

True generosity towards the future consists in giving everything to the present. ~ Albert Camus

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

What would a person do with immortality who cannot take advantage of even half an hour? ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Conclusions

We hope these quotes about living in the present have motivated you to seize the day and not waste time worrying about the future or complaining about the past.

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