Here are several famous quotes about living in the present. I just read these in a blog post with many many more similar quotes – all found on PresentLiving.com. Fitting, isn’t it, that there is a whole website on living in the present.
Reminder to self to practice living in the present always.
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Nun, missionary
“I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ to me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.”
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Physicist
“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”
“People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”
“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough troubles of its own.” Matthew 6:24, The Bible
Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) Psychologist, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.”