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Quotes About Living In The Moment With No Regrets

Quotes about living in the moment with no regrets:


Being present helps us savor the simple moments of life, calms us down during times of stress, and helps us to be more focused.

There are so many benefits of living in the present moment, it is no wonder everyone is trying to figure out just how to do it.

Here are 71 quotes about living in the moment with no regrets:

#1 „Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

#2 „Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” – Charles Dederich

#3 „Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” – Eckhart Tolle

#4 „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

#5 „I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.” – Alan Watts

#6 „We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends and living our lives.” – Maya Angelou

#7 „Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.” – Sir William Osler

#8 ”Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for your life to begin and start making the most of the moment you are in.” ― Germany Kent

#9 „Now is the only time we have, and the only time we have any control over.” – Richard Carlson

#10 „Study as if you were to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow.” –  Isidore of Seville

#11 „Nothing is worth more than this day.” – Goethe

#12 „The future is no place to place your better days.” – Dave Matthews

#13 „Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” – Jean de la Bruyère

#14 „Having spent the better part of my life trying either to relive the past or experience the future before it arrives, I have come to believe that in between these two extremes is peace.” – Author Unknown

#15 „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

#16 „The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” – Thich Nhat Hahn

#17 „The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post.” – L. Thomas Holdcroft

#18 „What matters is what we do with the life we have.” – Carrie Ryan

#19 „Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” – Cherokee Indian Proverb

#20 „Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” – Mother Teresa

#21 „Today it is not nearly enough to be a saint, but we must have the saintliness demanded by the present moment, a new saintliness, itself also without precedent.” – Simone Weil

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

#23 „In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” – Leonardo da Vinci

#24 „Don’t ever save anything for a special occasion. Being alive is the special occasion.” – Author Unknown

#25 „This very moment is a seed from which tomorrow’s flowers grow.” – Margaret Lindsey

#26 „You are only here now; you’re only alive in this moment.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

#27 „Present-moment living, getting in touch with your „now,” is at the heart of effective living. When you think about it, there really is no other moment you can live. Now is all there is, and the future is just another present moment to live when it arrives. One thing is certain, you cannot live it until it does appear.” – Wayne Dyer

#28 „If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” – Author Unknown

#29 „The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” –  Abraham Maslow

#30 „Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.” – Ruth Ann Schabacker

#31 „You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.” – Jan Glidewell

#32 „Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” – James Thurber

#33 „The here and now is all we have, and if we play it right it’s all we’ll need.” – Ann Richards

#34 „No yesterdays are ever wasted for those who give themselves to today.” – Brendan Francis

#35 „Living in the present moment creates the experience of eternity.” – Deepak Chopra

#36 „The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now.” – Robert G. Ingersoll

#37 „I’m less interested in why we’re here. I’m wholly devoted to while we’re here.” – Erika Harris

#38 „The future is always unknown. Live your own life. Live in the moment. Live so well in the present, so that when tomorrow never comes, you may have no regrets.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

#39 „Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” – Albert Einstein

#40 „It’s good to have an end in mind but in the end what counts is how you travel.” – Orna Ross

#41 „Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.” – Sylvia Plath

#42 „Be here now. Be someplace else later.” – David Bader

#43 „Each morning we are born again.  What we do today is what matters most.” – Gautama Buddha

#44 „The present moment is never intolerable. What’s intolerable is what’s going to happen in the next four hours. To have your body here at 8 pm and your mind at 10:30 pm, that’s what causes us suffering.” – Anthony de Mello

#45 „Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have – so, spend it wisely.” – Kay Lyons

#46 „The future is completely open, and we are writing it moment to moment.” – Pema Chodron

#47 „I think I don’t regret a single ‘excess’ of my responsive youth – I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn’t embrace.” – Henry James

#48 „Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of.” –  Charles Richards

#49 „The heart surrenders everything to the moment. The mind judges and holds back.” – Ram Dass

#50 „Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.” – Jerry Spinelli

#51Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings.” – Oprah Winfrey

#52 „There are no regrets in life – just lessons.” – Jennifer Aniston

#53 „The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb

#54 „Remember then: there is only one time that is important. Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power.” – Leo Tolstoy

#55 „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

#56 „We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today.” – Sydney Smith

#57 „Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.” – Marcus Aurelius

#58 „Don’t let the past steal your present.” – Cherralea Morgen

#59 „Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” – Alice Morse Earle

#60 „Slow down and enjoy life.  It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” – Eddie Cantor

#61 „History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that’s worth a tinker’s damn is the history we make today.” – Henry Ford

#62 „Love the moment, and the energy of the moment will spread beyond all boundaries.” – Corita Kent

#63 „Happiness, not in another place but this place… not for another hour, but this hour.” ― Walt Whitman

#64 „There is one thing we can do, and the happiest people are those who can do it to the limit of their ability. We can be completely present. We can be all here. We can give all our attention to the opportunity before us.” – Mark Van Doren

#65 „If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.” – Lao Tzu

#66 „The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now.” – Bill Cosby

#67 „The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought that argues with what is. When the mind is perfectly clear, “what is” is what we want.” – Byron Katie

#68 „Being in the moment involves giving maximum appreciation and love to your present experience.” – Sara Paddison

#69 „Let the credit card companies market as they will, the only thing that’s priceless is Now.” – Caleb Baylor Hive

#70 „The present moment is creative, creating with an unheard-of intensity.” – Le Corbusier

#71 ”Forever is composed of nows.” ― Emily Dickinson

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