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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
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.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
Confine yourself to the present
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.
There is only one time that is important -- NOW! It is the most important time because it is the only time hat we have any power.
There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.
Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach
Believe that each day that shines on you is your last.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy the sunlight today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and bless God for it. Do not look back on happiness -- or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.
Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future. You can never win when you wear the ugly cloak of self-pity, and the sour sound of whining will certainly frighten away any opportunity for success. Never again. There is a better way.
Each today, well-lived, makes yesterday a dream of happiness and each tomorrow a vision of hope. Look, therefore, to this one day, for it and it alone is life.
No one ever complains about a speech being too short!
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.
Time past and time future what might have been and what has been point to one end, which is always present.
We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
Live not in yesterdays, Look back and you may sorrow. Live precisely for today, Look forward to tomorrow.
Live in the present. The past is gone; the future is unknown -- but the present is real, and your opportunities are now. You must see these opportunities; they must be real for you. The catch is that they can't seem real if your mind is buried in past failures, if you keep reliving old mistakes, old guilts, old tragedies. Fight your way above the many inevitable Traumatizations of your ego, escape damnation by the past, and look to the opportunities of the present. I don't mean some vague moment in the present -- next week or next month, perhaps. I mean today, this minute.
Where were you... when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons (and daughters) of God shouted for joy? [4-7, Job 38:}
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand.
Right now a moment of time is passing by! We must become that moment.
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to the present.
Today is yesterday's pupil.
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
Since Time is not a person we can overtake when he is gone, let us honor him with mirth and cheerfulness of heart while he is passing.
Seize the day.
Trust no future, however pleasant! Let the dead past bury its dead! Act -- act in the living Present! Heart within and God overhead.
Use your precious moments to live life fully every single second of every single day.
I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time.
Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down. And this is all that life really means.
Every day is just one day.
If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
labor not after riches first, and think thou afterwards wilt enjoy them. He who neglecteth the present moment, throweth away all that he hath. As the arrow passeth through the heart, while the warrior knew not that it was
There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.
Forget the past and live the present hour.
Be glad today. Tomorrow may bring tears. Be brave today. The darkest night will pass. And golden rays will usher in the dawn.
It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now. When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies. We are seeing what is before us.
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present -- which seldom happens to us.
We were wise indeed, could we discern truly the signs of our own time; and by knowledge of its wants and advantages, wisely adjust our own position in it. Let us, instead of gazing idly into the obscure distance, look calmly around us, for a little, on the perplexed scene where we stand. Perhaps, on a more serious inspection, something of its perplexity will disappear, some of its distinctive characters and deeper tendencies more clearly reveal themselves; whereby our own relations to it, our own true aims and endeavors in it, may also become clearer.
To live is so starling it leaves little time for anything else.
Present-moment living, getting in touch with your now, is at the heart of effective living. When you think about it, there really is no other moment you can live. Now is all there is, and the future is just another present moment to live when it arrives. One thing is certain, you cannot live it until it does appear.
There exists only the present instant... a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand years hence.
To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings.
Today is a king in disguise.
Give me insight into today and you may have the antique and future worlds.
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
A loser seldom lives in the present, but instead destroys the present by focusing on past memories or future expectations.
Yesterday's the past and tomorrow's the future. Today is a gift -- which is why they call it the present.
Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.
When we come into the present, we begin to feel the life around us again, but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding. We must have the courage to face whatever is present -- our pain, our desires, our grief, our loss, our secret hopes our love -- everything that moves us most deeply.
Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have; so spend it wisely.
The present reeks of mediocrity and the atom bomb.
We shall be better prepared for the future if we see how terrible, how doomed the present is.
Today must not borrow from tomorrow.
Now is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
I'm trying to do the best I can. I'm not concerned with tomorrow, but with what goes on today.
The obscurest epoch is to-day.
Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.
I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Look well to this day, for it, and it alone is life.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
We can live forever, a minute at a time.
We convince by our presence.
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.
He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of the age in which he lives.
The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.
It takes one hour of preparation for each minute of presentation time.
I never use notes, they interfere with me.
A theme is a memory aid, it helps you through the presentation just as it also provides the thread of continuity for your audience.
The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going.
No one can remember more than three points.
Ask yourself, If I had only sixty seconds on the stage, what would I absolutely have to say to get my message across.
Top presenters have total control of their fears. They make fear their slave, not the master.
Ask a heckler to identify himself and his company. They usually prefer to be anonymous.
Humor heals the heckler.
I use many props. The props act as cue cards reminding me of what to say next.
The simplest way to customize is to phone members of the audience in advance and ask them what they expect from your session and why they expect it. Then use their quotes throughout your presentation.
They expect a professional presentation, so they expect to see a professional. Dress appropriately for the occasion, but don't be one of the crowd.
The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present.
Divorce the past to marry the present and be blessed with a lovely child of future.~Anuj Somany