In the moment, now, what is possible? Living in the present, instead of the past and the future, is an ancient practice and a modern technique, adding perspective, calm, openness, and relaxation to our lives.

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Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today;
And give us not to think so far away
As the uncertain harvest; keep us here
All simply in the springing of the year.

— Robert Frost

Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to help make others so.

— Robert Ingersoll

The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life’s plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

There is no justification for present existence other than its expansion into an indefinitely open future.

— Simone de Beauvoir

Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it.

— Somerset Maughum, The Razor

Self-care is the constant practice of not letting more pain accumulate. It is about continually remembering that our lives are of value. It is the active process of settling our nervous systems so that we have more access to the present moment.

— Susan Raffo

But tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun.

— The Beatles

Everyday we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life…, our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

Every morning, when we wake up, we have twenty-four brand-new hours to live. What a precious gift! We have the capacity to live in a way that these twenty-four hours will bring peace, joy, and happiness to ourselves and others.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

If we are ever to enjoy life, now is the time, not tomorrow or next year … Today should always be our most wonderful day.

— Thomas Dreier

Don’t strew me with roses after I’m dead.
When Death claims the light of my brow,
No flowers of life will cheer me: instead
You may give me my roses now!

— Thomas F. Healey

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.

— Thomas Merton

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate — that’s my philosophy.

— Thornton Wilder

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

Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year.

— W. E. B. Du Bois

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

— William Allen White

To change one’s life, start immediately, do it flamboyantly, no exceptions.

— William James
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