A collection of inspirational living in the moment quotes helping you live in the now so that you can finally live and enjoy your life to the fullest! 

Living in the moment – easier said than done right?

I get you. I spent so many years constantly living my life on autopilot. I was always waiting for the weekend, and when the weekend comes, instead of actually using that time to relax and enjoy, I spend most of it worrying about Monday coming and having to start my work week all over again. I would constantly worry about the stress that another Work week would bring instead ofactually making the most out of the weekend – exhuasting, right?

It was like I was stuck in this never-ending cycle of waiting instead of actually living. 

I’ve spent so many days worrying about the future, ruminating about the past, instead of actually taking the time to notice the good things that are happening to me right in front of me. 

And let me tell you, living that kind of life was exhausting. Not only was it keeping me from enjoying the good things that are happening but it was also keeping me stuck. I realized that by doing that I was also just pretending to be happy.

Learning to live in the present moment is freeing. It empowers us to enjoy the little things, to notice how beautiful life is, to enjoy every moment of our lives, and let go of negativity– that right there is a gift. 

If you’re also having difficulties living in the now and enjoying every moment of your life, these inspirational quotes will help you slowly learn to live in the present moment and reframe your mind to stop it from drifting.


Forever is composed of nows. 

Emily Dickinson

Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour. 

Walt Whitman

Be present in all things and thankful for all things.

Maya Angelou

We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends and living our lives.

Maya Angelou

Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has yet to come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering

Ida Scott Taylor

Quotes about living life in the moment

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

Henry David Thoreau

I got so caught up with all the little everyday things that I ended up wasting the time I could have spent on more important things. But the scariest thing is that I never even noticed that I was wasting my precious time.

Genki Kawamura

It is both tragic and strange that people do not value every breath, every smile and every act of love. Life is fleeting, and very much taken for granted.

Wayne Gerard Trotman

Begin to feel instead of thinking, feel your body from head to toe, feel your heartbeat, feel the air going in and out of your body. Listen to the sounds from outside, smell the scents. Feel inhabiting your body, be present here and now.

Caro Briones

Happiness lives inside of the smallest moments.

Christy Ann Martine

Make NOW the primary focus of your life!

Ramana Pemmaraju

Don’t be the one who wakes up the next day regretting having not taken that last dance with a loved one or even with yourself.

Helen Edwards

Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift.


Living in the present moment creates the experience of eternity. 

Deepak Chopra

Quotes about living life in the moment

Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don’t miss it.

Leo Buscaglia

The foundation for greatness is honoring the small things of the present moment instead of pursuing the idea of greatness.

Eckhart Tolle

We are always getting ready to live but never living.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Oprah Winfrey

The goal in life is not to try and live forever, but to create something that will forever in people’s hearts.

Karon Waddell

Now is the only time we have, and the only time we have any control over.

Richard Carlson


The best way to create a better future is to do your best at this very moment.

Debasish Mridha

Don’t wait for a crisis to realize what matters most. Put yourself first right now. Because right now is all we have.

Brittany Burgunder

Mindfulness is living in the moment without judging it.

Debasish Mridha

Are you responding to the NOW or reacting to your past?

Ramana Pemmaraju

If you are waiting for people to do stuff, you’ll be waiting your entire life, go out and live your life

Arisa Sharp

This day, this hour, this minute, will not come around again in our entire life.

Let us speak with love to everyone we meet and remind each other how beautiful we really are.

Mimi Novic

I live in the moment. Drink from the fresh spring of the present, you shall get to enjoy the true taste of happiness. If you do not expect anything from the future, then whatever winds may blow, they won’t be able to sway you off your path, will they?

Tamuna Tsertsvadze

Why wait? Do it now.

Daren Martin

Quotes about living life in the moment


Remember to do everything with an abundance of love,

So that one day you will remember the beauty of every moment lived.

Mimi Novic

What’s Happiness? 

It means to Live- this minute, this hour. 

Don’t reel over what may happen or what’s gone. 

You have this very time Alone;

To Shine, to smile & to Rise & to be Shown.

Somya Kedia

We are always either remembering the past or looking forward to the future,

Yet the only real place we stand that is real, is on the bridge of the now.

Mimi Novic

Let’s give ourselves right now. Tomorrow isn’t here yet.

Zoe Forward

Living consciously involves being genuine; it involves listening and responding to others honestly and openly; it involves being in the moment.

Sidney Poitier

Life is about dancing in the rain while the sun sings its music and the rainbows deliver hope.

It is in being totally and fully present with ourselves, 

That we can live a whole lifetime in a single moment.

Mimi Novic

Take the ride, live the experience, find your passion.

Charles E Hudson


So today, learn to live consciously. Listen to the rhythm of your heartbeat and how the air feels on your skin and watch life as it happens around you. Worries go away when you live in the NOW.

Nesta Jojoe Erskine

Some moments are happy. Some moments are sad. Live each moment. Embrace life!

Avijeet Das

Don’t just hope: Be, do, and live in the moment.

Akiroq Brost

Surrender your fears and anxieties and projections of the future, and enjoy being fully in the present moment, immersed in yourself.

Andrew Lutts

We can’t do anything to improve our past, but we can learn from it to improve our future.

Frank Sonnenberg

When you are measuring life, you are not living it…

Mitch Albom

Enjoy today. It is one of the “good old days” you will miss in the future!

Etta Sawyerr

Everything is just for a while. Everything is just for its time. Everything is finite. Live and love with these precious moments in mind.

Rasheed Ogunlaru

God lives in the Now. There is always peace in the present moment.

Dragos Bratasanu, Ph.D.

Don’t live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.

Germany Kent

An emotionally locked person refuses to let go of their sad memories and live in the now.

Kilroy J. Oldster

Live in the moment. Don’t carry baggage from the past. Put that baggage in a history book and learn from it, but don’t carry it on your shoulder. You will feel lighter and be able to enjoy the present and the future.

Debasish Mridha

As you become more present in your own life, you will begin to enlighten others by your example.

Germany Kent

There is nothing more powerful than this moment your living, now, more powerful than your convictions and truths, spend time with what your heart desires and souls screams for. Life ends a day before we know it, it’s so important to chase everything that matters to you.

Nikki Rowe

Don’t waste today by talking about yesterday until it’s finally tomorrow.

Tim Fargo

How Important is it to start Living in the Moment?

Life is far too precious to waste so much time ruminating about the past or worrying about the future. Live in every moment, appreciate everything that is happening right in front of you – you’ll be surprised by how freeing and happy it would make you feel.

Allow yourself to really live and enjoy every waking moment of your life.

I hope you’ve enjoyed these inspirational living in the moment quotes.





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