Present Quotes

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Present Quotes

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Mother Teresa

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

The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein

If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
Winston Churchill

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

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
Bil Keane

Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Bertolt Brecht

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy

The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.
Albert Camus

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
Henry David Thoreau

There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all combine to uphold.
Henry David Thoreau

The future depends on what you do today.
Mahatma Gandhi

Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.

The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Pope John Paul II

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.
George Carlin

It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.

It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.
Martha Graham

Whether it is the best of times or the worst of times, it is the only time we have.
Art Buchwald

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
Albert Camus

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

The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.
Michael Jackson

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.

Stop longing.You poison today’s ease, reaching always for tomorrow.
Robin Hobb

Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
C.S. Lewis

What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.
Sai Baba

The 'what should be' never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no 'what should be,' there is only what is.
Lenny Bruce

Sometimes the past seems too big for the present to hold.
Chuck Palahniuk

The future is no more uncertain than the present.
Walt Whitman

Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.
Zora Neale Hurston

The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Nikola Tesla

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 Wilson Watts

One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.
Golda Meir

Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.
Louis L'Amour

If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.
Les Brown