Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
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.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Life is what happens to you while you're planning on doing something else.
Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
Build what you want to see in the world.
Be the trouble you want to see in the world.
If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it well and serenely
Life is available only in the present moment.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Of this our true individual life, our present life is a glimpse, a fragment, a hint, and in its best moments a visible beginning.
The truth is that in my present life I don't remember that I ever was president.
It is precisely because our present life is so inseparably linked with desire that we must make use of desire's tremendous energy if we wish to transform our life into something transcendental.
The prospect of future lives in remote heavens as a compensation for the inadequacy of our present lives is a bad tradeoff for losing out on the present.
Cease conceiving of education as mere preparation for later life, and make it the full meaning of the present life.
That some unevangelized men are saved, in the present life, by an extraordinary exercise of redeeming grace in Christ, has been the hope and belief of Christendom. It was the hope and belief of the elder Calvinists, as of the later.
You probably can't get much closer to God than serving a congregation 24/7. At the same time, there's a different kind of closeness in this present life I have in which I have much more freedom to come and go and to engage some of the silence and stillness and solitude that I was missing before.
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