May 2, 2009

Present Moment - Selected Quotes

My friend, let's not think of tomorrow,enjoy this fleeting moment of life.
Be happy for this moment.This moment is your life -Omar Khayam-

I stayed with the people of tasawuf and learned two things from them.
First is that they say time is like a sword if you don't cut with it,
it will Cut you. Second is your self, if you don't keep it busy with right,
it will make you busy with wrong - Imam Shafi'ee

Be contended with what you posses in life,be thankful for
what does not belong to you,for it is so much care the less,
but try to obtain what you need in life and make
the best of every moment of your life - Hazrat Inayat Khan

What I am anxious it is because I am living in the future.When I am
depressed it is because I am living in the past - Author of unknown

The sole life which a man can lose is that which he is living
at the moment - Marcus Aurelius

Yesterday's the past and tomorrow's the future. Today is a gift -
which is why they call it the present -Author of unknown

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

Life isn't measured in minutes but in moments - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind
on the present moment - Buddha

How to be at peace now? By making peace with the present moment.
The present moment is the field on which the game of life happens.
It cannot happen anywhere else - Eckhart Tolle

Let anyone try, I will not say to arrest, but to notice or to attend to,
the present moment of time. One of the most baffling experiences occurs.
Where is it, this present? It has melted in our grasp,
fled ere we could touch it, gone in the instant of becoming -William James

Time is not a line, but a series of now-points - Taisen Deishimaru

I have realized that past and future are real illusion,
that theyexist in the present which is what there is and
all there is -Allan Watts

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