99+ Best Live For Today Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Live For Today Quotes

I feel now it’s useless to keep hoping. The way things are today, we live in a world that needs laughter, and I’ve decided if I can make people laugh, I’m making a more important contribution. — Paul Lynde

Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow. Do you know what you’re doing when you spend a moment wondering how things are going to turn out with Perry? You’re cheating yourself out of today. Today is calling to you, trying to get your attention, but you’re stuck on tomorrow, and today trickles away like water down a drain. You wake up the next morning and that today you wasted is gone forever. It’s now yesterday. Some of those moments may have had wonderful things in store for you , but now you’ll never know. — Jerry Spinelli

We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they’ve got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go. Science is all metaphor. In the information age, you don’t teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he’d have a talk show. If you don’t like what you are doing, you can always pick up your needle and move to another groove. If you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out. — Timothy Leary

The most pernicious aspect of procrastination is that it can become a habit. We don’t just put off our lives today; we put them off till our deathbed. — Steven Pressfield

Countless women are alive today because of ideas stimulated by a design flaw in the Hubble Space Telescope. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Two thousand years ago, we lived in a world of Gods and Goddesses. Today, we live in a world solely of Gods. Women in most cultures have been stripped of their spiritual power. — Dan Brown

Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for. — Viktor E. Frankl

Imagine there’s no heaven, it’s easy if you try. No hell below us, above us only sky. Imagine all the people living for today… — John Lennon

Live today, for tomorrow we die. — Alan Furst

Cherish yesterday, Dream tomorrow, Live today. — Richard Bach

Live today as if you were going to live forever, for you surely shall. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. — Wayne Dyer

We are in the days of miracles and wonders that will eventually eclipse those of any other time. — Rick Joyner

No one alive today has a single ancestor in his or her past who died in infancy. We are the champions, my friend! — Daniel Levitin

Live this day as if it will be your last. Remember that you will only find tomorrow on the calendars of fools. — Og Mandino

People live longer today than they ever have. They live happier lives, have more knowledge, more information. All this is the result of communications technology. How is any of that bad? — Tom Clancy

Live today for what is going to matter 10 billion years from today. — David Platt

It is better to allow our lives to speak for us than our words. God did not bear the cross only two thousand years ago. He bears it today, and he dies and is resurrected from day to day. It would be a poor comfort to the world if it had to depend on a historical God who died two thousand years ago. Do not, then, preach the God of history, but show him as he lives today through you. — Mahatma Gandhi

We live today not in the digital, not in the physical, but in the kind of minestrone that our mind makes of the two. — Paola Antonelli

If Shakespeare and Michelangelo were alive today, and if they decided to collaborate on a comic, Shakespeare would write the script and Michelangelo would draw it. How could anybody say that this wouldn’t be as worthwhile an artform as anything on earth? — Stan Lee

Somehow I suspect that if Shakespeare were alive today, he might be a jazz fan himself. — Duke Ellington

We are quite convinced that if he were alive today, as an astute businessman looking out to the future, he would be moving out of fossil fuels and investing in clean, renewable energy. — Stephen Heintz

What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured. — Kurt Vonnegut

I trust that you will so live today as to realize that you are masters of your own destiny, masters of your fate; if there is anything you want in this world, it is for you to strike out with confidence and faith in self and reach for it. — Marcus Garvey

Leonardo da Vinci was lucky to be born the same year that Johannes Gutenberg opened his printing shop. As a young person, he could get information about whatever struck his curiosity. The Internet is to our age what Gutenberg’s press was to his, so he would have loved being alive today. — Walter Isaacson

We are always getting ready to live but never living. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing happening everywhere in the world, cable news makes life seem like it’s just an endless string of disasters – when, for most people in most places today, life is fairly good. — Gregg Easterbrook

Forget yesterday, live for today. Tomorrow will take care of itself. — Rick Ross

Countless Americans who have died in recent years would be alive today if not for the open border policies of this administration and the administration that causes this horrible, horrible thought process, called Hillary Clinton. — Donald Trump

Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile! — Og Mandino

Evolutionary biologists often appeal to parsimony when they seek to explain why organisms match with respect to a given trait. For example, why do almost all the organisms that are alive today on our planet use the same genetic code? If they share a common ancestor, the code could have evolved just once and then been inherited from the most recent common ancestor that present organisms share. On the other hand, if organisms in different species share no common ancestors, the code must have evolved repeatedly. — Elliott Sober

I think more people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. — Nancy Reagan

Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have. — William Arthur Ward

I even have some stories of people telling me how that song has changed their life, how it got them through hard times, how it saved their life when they were on the verge of thinking of doing the worst. That just really amazes me, that that movie [Romeo + Juliet] and that part in the movie are still having a huge effect on people’s lives today. — Quindon Tarver

The highest development was in the Egyptian and Cabalistic systems, and it was blended with Christian thought in the schools of the Neo-Platonists and the Gnostics…Its studies were only kept alive during the Dark Ages among the Jews who were the chief exponents of its Cabalistic aspect…and it is still alive today. — Dion Fortune

Success to me is self-determined, the life I live today, to come from a kid strung out on angel dust, homeless, at some points sleeping in the street. No money, not knowing where the next meal was coming from. No sex, no relationships, people that didn’t love me, didn’t care about me, to where I am today… that’s successful. When I signed my record deal I always wanted to be respected by my peers for my ability and my skill level. — Joe Budden

The sensibilities and the emotions of Muslims must be taken into consideration in the context in which we live today. — Anjem Choudary

We do have to think seriously about conservation now, although it is chilling to realize there are catch-and-release fishermen alive today who don’t know how to clean and fry a fish. — John Gierach

To me there is no past or future in my art. If a work of art cannot live always in the present it must not be considered at all. The art of the Greeks, of the Egyptians, of the great painters who lived in other times, is not an art of the past; perhaps it is more alive today than it ever was. — Pablo Picasso

It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined. — Henry James

What I am concerned about in this fast-moving world in a time of crises, both in foreign and domestic affairs, is not so much a program as a spirit of approach, not so much a mind as a heart. A program lives today and dies tomorrow. A mind, if it be open, may change with each new day, but the spirit and the heart are as unchanging as the tides. — Owen D. Young

Science is the most exciting and sustained enterprise of discovery in the history of our species. It is the great adventure of our time. We live today in an era of discovery that far outshadows the discoveries of the New World five hundred years ago. — Michael Crichton

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. — Albert Einstein

If Elvis Presley had been a bowhunter, he’d probably be alive today. — Ted Nugent

I’m sure if Shakespeare were alive today, he’d be doing classic guitar solos on YouTube. — Peter Capaldi

Whatever men live for, today most live only because of the market order. — Friedrich August von Hayek

With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you live today, you breath in nihilism … it’s the gas you breathe. If I hadn’t had the Church to fight it with or to tell me the necessity of fighting it, I would be the stinkingest logical positivist you ever saw right now. — Flannery O’Connor

If Melanchthon were alive today, he might not weep because of controversies that surround the Lord’s Supper, but he might well sorrow because of our indifference to its meaning and importance. — Erwin W. Lutzer

Our lives today are not conducted in linear terms. They are much more quantified; a stream of random events is taking place. — J. G. Ballard

Roger Revelle died of a heart attack three months after the Cosmos story was printed. Oh, how I wish he were still alive today. He might be able to stop this scientific silliness and end the global warming scam. He might well stand beside me as a global warming denier. — John Coleman

Let’s choose today to quench our thirst for the ‘good life’ we thinks others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts. — Sarah Ban Breathnach

You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today. — Aaron Copland

And as part of my activity there, he had indicated he wanted me to work with him on that and conduct the various technical tests. And so a few months later I moved from Southern California up to the Monterey Peninsula where I still live today. — John Sexton

Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there’s a tomorrow. Maybe for you there’s one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through you fingers. So much time you can waste it. But for some of us there’s only today. And the truth is, you never really know. — Lauren Oliver

Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness. — Kalidasa

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. — Dale Carnegie

That happens to a lot of couples. I understand the black history in this country, and regret it, I wish it hadn’t happened. See, I also know that it hasn’t happened to African-Americans alive today. There isn’t one African-American alive today who’s treated as three-fifths of a person like it was in the past. — Rush Limbaugh

In the past, destruction of your neighbour might have been considered a victory, but today we are all interdependent. We live in a global economy; we face problems like climate change that affect us all. The 7 billion human beings alive today belong to one human family. In the context that others’ interests are in our interest and our interest is in their interest, the use of force is self-destructive. — Dalai Lama

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk. — Tony Robbins

Today, people idolize athletes and celebrities – and yes, highly successful and visionary business people like Bill Gates or Steve Jobs, but not the innovators who perhaps have not seen such high-flying levels of success. Can anyone name the inventors of GPS, which has such a huge impact on our lives today? — Naveen Jain

If Edgar Allan Poe were alive today, his agent would be constantly slapping him upside the head with tightly rolled copies of his brilliant short stories and novelettes, yelling, ‘Full-length novels, you moron! Pay attention! What’s the matter with you — are you shooting heroin or something? Write for the market! No more of this midlength ‘Fall of the House of Usher’ crap — Dean Koontz

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. — Abbie Hoffman

The royalists of the economic order have conceded that political freedom was the business of the government, but they have maintained that economic slavery was nobody’s business. They granted that the government could protect the citizen in his right to vote, but they denied that the government could do anything to protect the citizen in his right to work and his right to live. Today we stand committed to the proposition that freedom is no half-and-half affair. If the average citizen is guaranteed equal opportunity in the polling place, he must have equal opportunity in the market place. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood. — William James

Living more sustainably means living happier, more balanced and potentially more fulfilled lives than most of us ‘choose’ to live today, whatever Jeremy Clarkson may have to say about that! — Jonathon Porritt

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. — Alice Morse Earle

Today a new sun rises for me; everything lives, everything is animated, everything seems to speak to me of my passion, everything invites me to cherish it. — Ninon de L’Enclos

We have a planetary emergency. We have to find a way to create, in the generation of those alive today, a sense of generational mission. — Al Gore

Peace is an ongoing process. It begins with the first step and it does not end. We, all of us alive today, are the gatekeepers of the future. The world we bequeath to our children and grandchildren will depend upon our success in building a more peaceful and decent world. — David Krieger

I still live today with my mom sending me, you know, Hebrew Scriptures or phrases or celebrating. — Trevor Noah

Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. — Dale Carnegie

Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow. — Orison Swett Marden

Here’s what you need to keep in mind. You no longer have yesterday. You do not yet have tomorrow. You have only today. This is the day the Lord has made. Live in it. — Max Lucado

Today is the only time we can possibly live. — Dale Carnegie

To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow. — William Faulkner

Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon. — Charles M. Schulz

Tomorrow is nothing, today is too late; the good lived yesterday. — Marcus Aurelius

Yesterday’s History. Tomorrow’s a Mystery. So live for today. — Carroll Shelby

If Jesus were alive today, he’d probably be at the Super Bowl. — Norman Vincent Peale

Let’s start a new tomorrow, today. — Neil Gaiman

There were successful ways of expressing the attitude and less successful ways. I think that spirit is very much alive today actually. That’s what a certain generation of curators is alert to or on the look out for: an attitude. And it is a brilliant and moving spectacle when it happens. That suspension of disbelief is something that we all respond to. But it’s hard to capture the butterfly without tearing the wings off of it. — David Salle

You suffer as an actor. It’s difficult to be an actor and live a good life, especially today. — Catherine Deneuve

Live for today, plan for tomorrow, party tonight, party tonight. — Drake

As long as we continue to think we will be happy in the future, we will never be happy in the moment, and that is the same as saying that we will never be happy. If we think that our lives will be better when we get that better job or retire, stay or go, gain or lose weight, or when our children grow and leave or come back, we are putting off the happiness that there is in today. — Aminu Kano

If we had pursued the war on cancer which President Nixon declared in 1970, Jack Kemp might be alive today. — Arlen Specter

There are more American Indians alive today than there were when Columbus arrived or at any other time in history. Does this sound like a record of genocide? — Rush Limbaugh

Live today like there’s no tomorrow! — Jerry Spinelli

Remember the past, plan for the future, but live for today, because yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come. — Luke the Evangelist

There is no distance on this earth as far away as yesterday. — Robert Nathan

Part of what we want to do with the Heroic Imagination Project is to get kids to think about what it means to be a hero. The most basic concept of a hero is socially constructed: It differs from culture to culture and changes over time. Think of Christopher Columbus. Until recently, he was a hero. Now he’s a genocidal murderer! If he were alive today, he’d say, What happened? I used to be a hero, and now people are throwing tomatoes at me! — Philip Zimbardo

In the past, I always used to be looking for answers. Today, I know there are only questions. So I just live. — Sarah Brightman

You are what you choose to be today. Not what you’ve chosen to be before. — Wayne Dyer

Our current gun culture simply ensures that more and more domestic disputes will end in the ultimate tragedy, and that more convenience-store confrontations over loud music coming from a car will leave more teenage boys bloodied and dead… What I believe is, if he [Belcher] didn’t possess/own a gun, he and Kasandra Perkins would both be alive today… Handguns do not enhance our safety. They exacerbate our flaws, tempt us to escalate arguments, and bait us into embracing confrontation rather than avoiding it. — Bob Costas

Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right. — Muhammad Ali

therefore i live for today- certain of finding at sunrise guidance and strength for the way. power for each moment of weakness, hope for each moment of pain, comfort for every sorrow, sunshine and joy after rain! — Billy Graham

Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character. — George W. Bush

Too late is tomorrow’s life; live for today. — Martial

You know that you’ve healed an issue when you can talk about it and you’re not weeping, when you can speak to it and identify the lesson. You know that you’ve healed an issue when, having gone through that, has a benefit that you live today. — Iyanla Vanzant

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