Happiness and success come from living in the present, not from existing in the past.— Steve Maraboli
Contentment Past And Present quotations
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
Let us remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, and look forward to the future with confidence.
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. French translation
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
Instead of past, present and future, I'd prefer chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.
Best there is... past, present and future! Ohhhhh yeahhhh!
We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude toward it.
Uproot guilt and plant forgiveness. Tear out arrogance and seed humility. Exchange love for hate - thereby, making the present comfortable and the future promising.
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
Give up identification with this mass of flesh as well as with what thinks it a mass. Both are intellectual imaginations. Recognise your true self as undifferentiated awareness, unaffected by time, past, present or future, and enter Peace.
Learn from yesterday, live for today.
The man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present.
.. he is caught in a fragment of time cut off from both the past and the future... he has no fear, because the source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
From your past emerges the present, and from the present is born your future.
The self (Soul) is the constant-witness consciousness.
Through all months, seasons and years, through all divisions of time, the past, present and future the consciousness remains one and self luminous. It neither rises nor sets. The ultimate self is free from sin, free from old age, free from death and grief, free from hunger and thirst, which desires nothing and imagines nothing.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
People don't realize that now is all there ever is; There is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.
Let's say your past is your present and your present is your cash, So I look forward to the future.
Leave the past in the past, tomorrows not promised and Todays just a gift i guess thats why its the present
I don’t know how to save the world.
I don’t have the answers or The Answer. I hold no secret knowledge as to how to fix the mistakes of generations past and present. I only know that without compassion and respect for all of Earth’s inhabitants, none of us will survive—nor will we deserve to.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.
To regret the past, to hope in the future, and never to be satisfied with the present: that is what I spend my whole life doing
One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.
The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
Don't let the sadness from the past and fear of the future ruin the happiness of the present.
Simplify your life. Don't waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Don't burden yourself with possessions. Keep your needs and wants simple and enjoy what you have. Don't destroy your peace of mind by looking back, worrying about the past. Live in the present. Simplify!
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. . . Live each moment completely and the future will take care of itself. Fully enjoy the wonder and beauty of each moment.
Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.
How strange and foolish is man. He looses his health in gaining wealth. Then to regain health he wastes his wealth. He ruins is present while worrying about his future - but weeps in the future by recalling his past. He lives as though death shall never come to him - but dies in a way as if he were never born.
It's being here now that's important.
There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.
Live in the present and shape the future, do not be casting lingering looks to the distant past for the past has passed away, never again to return.
Examine the past, but don't live in it.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Leave aside your regrets of the past and anxieties of the future And focus intelligently on the present. This is the best way of ensuring a positive future.
Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow.
Never forget yesterday, but always live for today... Because you never know what tomorrow can bring, or what it can take away...
The softer your heart is the less that your past is forming your present and your future. When there is openness and softness of heart, what forms the present and the future is not your past but the reality of your own being.
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
Humans can't live in the present, like animals do.
Humans are always thinking about the future or the past. So it's a veil of tears, man. I don't know anything that's going to benefit me now, except love. I just need an overwhelming amount of love. And a nap. Mostly a nap.
We are all here for some special reason.
Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.
Who doesn’t respect and value his past, is not worth the honour of the present, and has no right to a future
One has to live in the present. Whatever is past is gone beyond recall; whatever is future remains beyond one's reach, until it becomes present. Remembering the past and giving thought to the future are important, but only to the extent that they help one deal with the present.
Something to remember on your birthday.
.Forget the past, it can't be changed..And, forget the present because I didn't get you one.