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The Present Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about the present
  1. #1
    “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.”
  2. #2
    The best way to say, “Thank you, God,” is by letting go of the past and living in the present moment, right here and now.
  3. #3
    “Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be.”
  4. #4
    “But if you can plant yourself in stillness long enough, you will, in time, experience the truth that everything (both uncomfortable and lovely) does eventually pass.”
  5. #5
    “Live in the present, make the most of it, it’s all you’ve got.”
  6. #6
    “Time will mellow it, make it a moment for laughter. But now it was not funny, now I did not laugh. It was not the future, it was the present. It was too vivid and too real.”
  7. #7
    “The past and the present are within my field of inquiry, but what a man may do in the future is a hard question to answer.”
  8. #8
    “There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that? There is only now, and if now is only two days, then two days is your life and everything in it will be in proportion. This is how you live a life in two days. And if you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span.”
  9. #9
    “There is a reason they call God a presence – because God is right here, right now. In the present is the only place to find Him, and now is the only time.”
  10. #10
    “Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now.”
  11. #11
    “When I find myself focusing overmuch on the anticipated future happiness of arriving at a certain goal, I remind myself to ‘Enjoy now’. If I can enjoy the present, I don’t need to count on the happiness that is (or isn’t) waiting for me in the future”.”
  12. #12
    “Perhaps that’s why I find myself looking backward. The past has a clarity I can no longer see in the present.”
  13. #13
    “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”
  14. #14
    “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach.”
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