Quotations similar to MINDFULNESS - AWARENESS, SELF-AWARENESS, FOCUS
Also see TIME AWARENESS AFFIRMATIONS
Compiled by Che Garman
Accept that living in the present moment, with your present desires, is the best, the highest thing you can do. - Deepak Chopra
An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth. - Bonnie Friedman
Be courageous and face this moment in time consciously and with all the discernment and clarity within your power. - James O'Dea
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
- Thomas Szasz
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. - Oprah Winfrey
Confine yourself to the present. - Marcus Aurelius
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. - Buddha
Don’t live in the past (unless you want guilt) or worry about the future (unless you want fear), but stay focused on today (in case you want happiness). - Steve Chandler
Don't run through life so fast that you forget not only where you've been, but also where you're going. Life is not a race, but a journey to be savored each step of the way. - Stephen Richards
Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle. - Paulo Coelho
Each day we are born again. What we do today is what matters most. - Buddha
Each minute of life should be a divine quest. - Paramahansa Yogananda
Each moment is a place you’ve never been. - Mark Strand
Every moment is a golden one to those who have the visions to recognize it as such.
- Henry Miller
Every morning is like a new reincarnation into this world. Let us take it then for what it is and live each moment anew. - Paul Brunton
Every present moment will offer itself as a window onto eternity, a doorway to the infinite. - Deepak Chopra
Everything you do can be done better from a place of relaxation. - Stephen C Paul
Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone. - Louis L'Amour
Go with the flow. - Ken Kesey
He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future. - Santiz Quevedo
Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past. - James Joyce
I don't think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.
- W. Somerset Maugham
I experience each moment like baklava: rich in this layer, and this layer, and this layer.
- Baba Ram Dass
I never wear a watch, because I always know it’s now -- and now is when you should do it. - Steve Mariucci
If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent. - Sir Isaac Newton
If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. - Jim Carrey
If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?
If you let yourself be absorbed completely, if you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments. - Anee Morrow Lindbergh
If you take care of each moment, you will take care of all time. - Unknown
In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility. - Victoria Moran
In your present-moment awareness, awaken to your innocence, your trust, your love, your eternal being. - Deepak Chopra
It is better to travel well than to arrive. - Buddha
I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it.
- Sparky Anderson
Learn to pause…. Or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you.’ - Doug King
Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
- Corita Kent
Milk every moment for all the pleasure you can get from it. - Abraham-Hicks
Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different. - James Baraz
Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing. - Dr Wayne Dyer
Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach. - Goethe
Now will never leave. It is always here. Like a clear canvas, it awaits our painting. - Sri Swami Satchidananda
One should count each day a separate life. - Seneca
One's attention has to penetrate the chaotic activity, pass through all the layers of subtle thought, and at last emerge into silence. This is the basic process of transcending.
- Deepak Chopra
Our thinking minds deprive us of the happiness that comes when we are living fully in the moment. - Baba Ram Dass
Power comes from living in the present moment, where you can take action and create the future. - Sanaya Roman
Take more time, cover less ground. - Thomas Merton
The little things? The little moments? They aren't little. - Jon Kabat-Zinn
The only time that any of us have to grow or change or feel or learn anything is in the present moment. But we're continually missing our present moments, almost willfully, by not paying attention. - Jon Kabat-Zinn
The only way to deal with the future is to function efficiently in the Now. - Gita Bellin
The passing moment is all we can be sure of; it is only common sense to extract its utmost value from it. - Albert Schweitzer
The past is dead. The future is imaginary. Happiness can only be in the Eternal Now Moment. - Ken Keyes Jr.
The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future. - Alfred North Whitehead
The present is a reflection of the past. The future will be the product of the present. If we change nothing we will go nowhere. - Unknown
The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
The present moment is that one point where everything comes together. - Robert Anthony
The richness of a moment comes when it’s both full and empty at the same time. The truth is, we live simultaneously in time and timelessness. - Baba Ram Dass
The secret of happiness is to open the crack between the past and the future and live life in the moment we’re in. - Jinny Ditzler
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. - Buddha
The worst insult I can inflict on life is that I do not reflect on its meaning. - Kedar Joshi
There is more to life than increasing its speed. - Gandhi
There is only the moment. The now. Only what you are experiencing at this second is real. - Leo Buscaglia
This moment is your portal to the future. Use it wisely! - Marion Ross
This moment, this now, is of utmost importance; because this now will soon become your future and your history. - Che Garman
To awaken, sit calmly, letting each breath clear your mind and open your heart. - Buddha
To be in touch with yourself requires great sensitivity to everything that's going on here and now. - Deepak Chopra
Ultimately, time is all you have and the idea isn’t to save it, but to savour it. - Ellen Goodman
We do not remember days. We remember moments. - Cesare Pavese
We must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
- Indira Gandhi
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and a mystery. - H G Wells
We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we make today. - Henry Ford
Welcome to the present moment. Here. Now. The only moment there ever is. - Eckhart Tolle
What we get from each moment depends on the attention we give it, and the quality of our experience reflects the quality of our awareness. - Roger Walsh
When I am anxious it is because I am living in the future. When I am depressed it is because I am living in the past. - Unknown
Wherever you are - be all there. - Jim Elliot
Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have, so spend it wisely. - Kay Lyons
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream. - Kahlil Gibran
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. - Bil Keane
You cannot increase the length of a day but you can improve the quality of it. - Ryuho Okawa
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
- Charles F Kettering
You know you’ve been in flow when time seems to have disappeared. - Susan K Perry
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you’ve collected a lot of empty yesterdays. - Harold Hill
You should enjoy the present moment because this is all you have. Create for tomorrow, but live in and for today. - Robert Anthony
You're writing the story of your life one moment at a time. - Howard Martin
Your greatness is here and now. Your happiness is here and now. - Napoleon Hill
Your NOW is powerful. In fact, ALL your power is right here, right now. - Unknown
Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.
- Shunryu Suzuki