Best 24 Quotes & Tweets on Being present

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1

When you lose track of time, you are either living your best life or wasting it.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

2

We do not appreciate how brief and fleeting our lives will be. It is always later than you think. Time is always more precious than you realize. Realize it now and act!

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

3

You can have the mind or you can have the moment.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

Wanting nothing is the same as having everything.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

In the moment some choices seem small: we eat the chocolate bar, take a shortcut, or cancel a date. However, the accumulation of those tiny decisions adds up over months and years and makes a huge difference. Today’s choices become tomorrow’s reality.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

6

Calm your mind. Train your body. Master your craft. Be present in the moment.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

7

We are always in the present, but seldom focused on it.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

8

Don't speak about what you've done in the past. Don't speak about what you're going to do in the future. Only speak about what you're doing now.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

Confidence is less about what you’ve done in the past and more about how you talk to yourself in the present.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

10

So much of life is being present with the people you love.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

11

So simple. So Powerful. Be fully present with the people you are with.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

12

In the beginning, you just have to master the art of showing up. You don't even have to succeed. You just need to get started.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

13

If you’re looking for new business ideas, stop trying to predict the future and start trying to understand the present

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

14

Fear is thinking something bad might happen in the future. The more we fixate on the "something," the more paralyzed we get. Deciding not to act is often about avoiding the feeling of fear in the present. Courage isn't the absence of fear. Courage is acting in the face of fear.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

15

What matters in the moment rarely matters in life. Yet what matters in life always matters in the moment.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

16

The way you used to think got you where you are now.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

17

Knowing what's important is more important than it used to be.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

18

One of the greatest gifts as an entrepreneur is you get to see the future in the present.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

19

The surest route to happiness is being present with indifference.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

20

Your best creative moments come in flashes of inspiration, but those flashes only happen if you show up consistently

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

21

Pattern recognition works better in low change environments. In high change environments, it’s more likely that things that didn’t work in the past will work now.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

22

There’s something else between the extremes of living paycheck to paycheck and deferring all your life to the future. I’m trying a Barbell approach: Work and invest the minimum possible to have long-term peace of mind; then live fully in the present. No medium-term strategies.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

23

Literacy rates may be rising, but people are worse at understanding the Classics than they were 100 years ago

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

24

Whenever you’re scrolling, you’re only present in the past.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher