Present Moment Quotes

“Be where you are; otherwise you miss your life.”
– Buddha

“We’re always chasing after something, trying to avoid the difficult places. But there are a lot of small sweetnesses that we ignore because they are so fleeting.”
– Pema Chodron, “True Happiness”

“There is nowhere to go. What you are looking for is right here. Open the fist clenched in wanting and see what you already hold in your hand.”
– Oriah Mountain Dreamer, “The Call”

“There is no waiting for something to happen, no point in the future to get to. ll you have ever longed for is here in this moment, right now.
– Oriah Mountain Dreamer, “The Call”

“Why is it so difficult for us to bring our full attention to the present moment, to be here now? Because there are aspects of reality we do not want to accept, that we cannot avoid being with if we are present.”
– Oriah Mountain Dreamer, “The Call”

“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

“The point of power is always in the present moment. This is where we begin to make changes.”
– Louise Hay

“Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings.”
– Oprah Winfrey