Living In The Moment Sayings and Quotes

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

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

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.     

Thich Nhat Hahn

Living in the present moment creates the experience of eternity.     

Deepak Chopra

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.     


All I have is all I need and all I need is all I have in this moment.     

Byron Katie

Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.     

Thich Nhat Hahn

This is real freedom - the ability to enjoy the choices we make in every successive moment of the present.     

Deepak Chopra

Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.     

Albert Einstein

You are only here now; you're only alive in this moment.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Today is life - the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today.     

Dale Carnegie

Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee.     

Michel de Montaigne

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.     


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

Oprah Winfrey

Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.     

Mother Teresa

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

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

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.     

Charles Dederich

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

Kay Lyons

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.     

Oprah Winfrey

Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.     

Eckhart Tolle

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

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

Jerry Spinelli

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

Ann Richards

The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.     

Thomas S. Monson

Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware.     

Thich Nhat Hanh

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

Goldie Hawn

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

Robert Brault

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

Andr_ Gide

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

Sydney Smith

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

Abraham Maslow