Now Sayings and Quotes

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

Make now the primary focus of your life!     

Ramana Pemmaraju

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.     

William James

Tomorrow does not exist. There is only now.     

James Clavell

We may not know what each day has in store for us. We could be gone tomorrow. Any minute could truly be our goodbye. But we do have this moment. This time. Today. Right now. It takes way more effort to shell out hate then it does to allow love to flow freely in our lives. After all, it's what we were born to do.     

Grace Gealey

Your time is now. Live in the moment.     

Laurie Buchanan

Freedom is in the now.     

Arnaud Saint-Paul

Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.     

Mattie Stepanek

The present moment is the only one that matters, and what you are doing right now is as delightful as anything else.     

Victor Shamas

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality.     

Malala Yousafzai

Live in the now. Live life to its fullest. Don't spend more than 10% of your time learning from the past, and 20% planning for the future. Live in the present, act now to fulfill the dreams you plan.     


People sacrifice the present for the future. But life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.     

Thich Nhat Hanh

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.     

Simone De Beauvoir

The present moment is always the most important. The present moment is the only one.     

Marty Rubin

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.     

Wayne Dyer

Each moment passes by and we do not even realize this. What we ought to cherish, we actually perish!     

Sanchita Pandey

There exists only the present instant... a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand years hence.     

Meister Eckhart

The chance to do it over again is called now.     

J.R. Rim

Now is everything. Now is the essence. Now is the focus. Focus on the now. For that is the key.     

Karen Hackel

It's fine to live in the now. But the best thing about now is that there's another one tomorrow. I'm going to start making them count.     

Tim Tharp

You gotta be in the now to create and experience the wow!     

Steve Maraboli