Be Present Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old be present quotes, be present sayings, and be present proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The present time is seldom able to fill desire or imagination with immediate enjoyment, and we are forced to supply its deficiencies by recollection or anticipation.     

Samuel Johnson

To be present with our fear, to meet it with compassionate attention, is to find this fearlessness.     

Philip Martin

Staying present, living in Presence is the best gift anyone can give to those they love.

Guy Finley

Being present is being connected to all things.

S. Kelley Harrell

To stay present in everyday life, it helps to be deeply rooted within yourself; otherwise, the mind, which has incredible momentum, will drag you along like a wild river.

Eckhart Tolle

Be present in the moment and allow yourself to be guided by it by God. Allow Him to guide you and just embrace every situation, good or bad, since you're experiencing it because you're meant to go through it.     

Keke Palmer

To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.

Robert Foster Bennett

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

Abraham Maslow