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600 Powerful Mindfulness Quotes To Inspire And Motivate You

1. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.”

2. “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn

3. “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.”– Thich Nhat Hanh

4. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

5. “Mindfulness allows us to watch our thoughts, see how one thought leads to the next, decide if we’re heading down an unhealthy path, and, if so, let go and change directions.” — Sharon Salzberg

6. “Meditate … do not delay, lest you later regret it.”– The Buddha

7. “Don’t take your health for granted. Don’t take your body for granted. Do something today that communicates to your body that you desire to care for it. Tomorrow is not promised.”

8. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morely

9. Here are the best enjoy the little things quotes to read from famous people that will surely inspire you. Little things mean a lot, and you should learn to appreciate them. Sometimes, you fail to acknowledge these little things, and in the end, you lose sight of the things that matter most. May these it's the little things quotes help you realize that there is so much in these little things if you'll give some of your attention to notice them and make you understand the importance of these small things. Then you will see their immense contribution to your future success. Share these little things in life matter quotes with your friends, family, and loved ones to inspire them to enjoy the so-called little things in life.

10. “Forever is composed of nows.” – Emily Dickinson

11. “It is not necessary to react to everything you notice.”

12. “Time goes faster the more hollow it is.”

13. We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. - Marian Wright Edelman

14. Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey.” — Captain Jean-Luc Picard, STAR TREK

15. “Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.”

16. “I know more than I say, think more than I speak, and notice more than you realize.” – Alanis Morissette.

17. “Doing one thing at a time is a recipe for a life that won’t keep up with your dreams.”

18. “My biggest problem? I notice everything.”

19. “To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.” – Mary Oliver

20. “If a couple has their picture taken at a wedding or other social gathering, and the woman looks hot, her guy could be blinking, chewing, or even mid-sneeze, and she’ll still display it on her desk at work.”

21. “Every second is of infinite value.”

22. Let’s start at the very beginning…

23. “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Victor Frankl

24. “The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: ‘I did not have time.’”

25. Gratitude and attitude are not challenges, they are choices. -Robert Braathe

26. No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem, if we do it well, it may soon become the step that will lead us to better things. - Channing Pollock

27. “A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress.”

28. “Each religion makes scores of purportedly factual assertions about everything from the creation of the universe to the afterlife. But on what grounds can believers presume to know that these assertions are true? The reasons they give are various, but the ultimate justification for most religious people’s beliefs is a simple one: we believe what we believe because our holy scriptures say so. But how, then, do we know that our holy scriptures are factually accurate? Because the scriptures themselves say so. Theologians specialize in weaving elaborate webs of verbiage to avoid saying anything quite so bluntly, but this gem of circular reasoning really is the epistemological bottom line on which all 'faith' is grounded. In the words of Pope John Paul II: 'By the authority of his absolute transcendence, God who makes himself known is also the source of the credibility of what he reveals.' It goes without saying that this begs the question of whether the texts at issue really were authored or inspired by God, and on what grounds one knows this. 'Faith' is not in fact a rejection of reason, but simply a lazy acceptance of bad reasons. 'Faith' is the pseudo-justification that some people trot out when they want to make claims without the necessary evidence.

29. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re…

30. “I don’t need anyone else to distract me from myself anymore,

31. Who controls the past, controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” — George Orwell, 1984

32. In short, realism reveals. Where we thought nothing worthy of notice, it shows everything to be rife with significance. - Author: George Parsons Lathrop

33. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.”– Amit Ray

34. “To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.” – William Blake

35. “It is impossible for me to remember how many days or weeks went by in this way. Time is round, and it rolls quickly.”

36. It is the small things in life which count; it is the inconsequential leak which empties the biggest reservoir. - Charles Comiskey

37. “(An unhappy childhood was not) an unsuitable preparation for my future, in that it demanded a constant wariness, the habit of observation, and the attendance on moods and tempers; the noting of discrepancies between speech and action; a certain reserve of demeanour; and automatic suspicion of sudden favours.”

38. “Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are.” ― Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living

39. “Even to observe neutrality, you must have a strong government.” — Alexander Hamilton

40. In our times, it is radical to choose to sit still and be silent, to resist an identity of busyness, ceaseless motion, and noise, and to reclaim our sanity and humanity by coming home to ourselves." — Sumi Loundon Kim

41. “In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go.” – Jack Kornfield

42. I know when you stop hitting me up like you used to, and I know when the way someone talks to me starts changing, but it’s fine.

43. “The way we spend our time defines who we are.”

44. “It’s not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste much of it”

45. “Half our time is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.”

46. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” ~ Steve Jobs

47. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

48. “In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility. (17

49. “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” ― Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations

50. I’m not as dumb as I look.’ He took another sip of his drink and focused back in on Nikki and Trace. ‘One minute I’m getting you a drink at Spring Fling and the next you’re on the dance-floor with Trace. Doesn’t take a genius to figure out why you both disappeared.’ ”

51. “We need to determine what activities best utilize our time in order to achieve the results we desire in all areas of our life! “ ~ Catherine Pulsifer

52. “Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.”

53. “Time is money, especially when you’re talking to a lawyer, or buying a commercial.”

54. “To be a good parent, you need to take care of yourself so that you can have the physical and emotional energy to take care of your family.” — Michelle Obama

55. “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep t, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.” —Harvey Mackay

56. When you bow, you should just bow; when you sit, you should just sit; when you eat, you should just eat. — Shunryu Suzuki

57. “Some days are going to be more of a struggle than others. That is okay and you need to forgive yourself in order to keep going — and growing.”

58. “As time goes by, you seem to weed out the things that were making your life hard.” — Tom Petty

59. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.” ~ Lao Tzu

60. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” — J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

61. “Observe ‘what is’ with undivided awareness.”

62. “The greater part of progress is the desire to progress.”

63. “Life isn’t a matter of milestones but of moments.” —Rose Kennedy

64. “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” ― ThichNhat Hanh

65. “Each day a day goes by.” — Carlo Goldoni

66. “The irony of multitasking is that it’s exhausting: when you’re doing two or three things simultaneously, you use more energy than the sum of energy required to do each task independently. You’re also cheating yourself because you’re not doing anything excellently.”

67. “It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others, and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions.” — Faith Hill

68. “Free time is death to the anxious, and thank goodness I don’t have any of it right now.”

69. “To produce at peak level, you need to work for extended periods with full concentration on a single task free from distraction.” ~Cal Newport

70. “It’s not that we have little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it. ” ~ Seneca

71. “You are one of the rare people who can separate your observation from your see what is, where most people see what they expect.”

72. “I might not say anything but believe me I notice everything… One day I may not be so forgiving.”

73. “Master the art of observing.” – Unknown

74. “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” — Carlos Castaneda

75. “If you’re reading these words, perhaps it’s because something has kicked open the door for you, and you’re ready to embrace change. It isn’t enough to appreciate change from afar, or only in the abstract, or as something that can happen to other people but not to you. We need to create change for ourselves, in a workable way, as part of our everyday lives.” ― Sharon Salzberg, The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Programme for Real Happiness

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

77. “By breaking down our sense of self-importance, all we lose is a parasite that has long infected our minds. What we gain in return is freedom, openness of mind, spontaneity, simplicity, altruism: all qualities inherent in happiness.” – Matthieu Ricard

78. “You’ve got to know what you want. This is central to acting on your intentions. When you know what you want, you realize that all there is left then is time management. You’ll manage your time to achieve your goals because you clearly know what you’re trying to achieve in your life.”

79. “First, they were bred when I was not capable to observe or before I was born; likewise, the breeding of men is of a different manner from that of women.” — Margaret Cavendish

80. Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. – Buddha

81. “Take it one day at a time. Then break that day into small steps. Then focus only on getting the first step all the way to done. And then the next step. That’s how you get the things that matter done every day.”

82. “What I must do, is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.”

83. “From the dawn of exact knowledge to the present day, observation, experiment, and speculation have gone hand in hand; and, whenever science has halted or strayed from the right path, it has been, either because its votaries have been content with mere unverified or unverifiable speculation (and this is the commonest case, because observation and experiment are hard work, while speculation is amusing); or it has been, because the accumulation of details of observation has for a time excluded speculation.”

84. “You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” ~ Charles Brixton

85. “Live one day at a time, and never be afraid.”

86. “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” — William Penn, Fruits of Solitude

87. Only by being obsessed with little things do amazing things emerge. - Andy Dunn

88. There are a lot of little things that people do or don’t do anymore that I see. And I see when things change. You can bet your bottom dollar on it. All of this is to say: don’t underestimate what I know about you just because I choose not to say something about it yet.

89. The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. - Ernest Dimnet

90. “Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” ~ Jim Rohn

91. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin FranklinCLICK TO TWEET

92. “Today I will live in the moment. Unless the moment is unpleasant, in which case I will eat a cookie.” – Unknown

93. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”

94. “We are awakened to the profound realization that the true path to liberation is to let go of everything.” ― Jack Kornfield

95. “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” — Elizabeth Gaskell

96. “Remember, I am noticing every moment of your actions. So, don’t fool me. When I speak out, you will become a fool.”

97. “The world won’t get more or less terrible if we’re indoors somewhere with a mug of hot chocolate.”

98. “Diversity is an aspect of human existence that cannot be eradicated by terrorism or war or self-consuming hatred. It can only be conquered by recognizing and claiming the wealth of values it represents for all.”

99. “If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there’s an arrow in your heart…” ― Pema Chödrön (see more quotes by Pema Chödrön

100. “I don’t speak on it all, but I notice. These mental notes have always been on point, I’ve never been naïve. Don’t underestimate what I know just because I’m selective about what I share. People think that just because you don’t care to catch them in every single lie that you aren’t paying attention. That’s a mistake. I don’t play detective or set traps or any of that. Time reveals all, eventually everything comes to the light. Your actions dictate our relationship. I don’t keep people in my life who haven’t shown me they deserve to stay. The little things add up. Always remember that.”

101. “Mindful and creative, a child who has neither a past, nor examples to follow, nor value judgments, simply lives, speaks and plays in freedom.”

102. “Sometimes the people closest to us are the ones who hurt us most deeply, and we have to put on our brave faces and pretend we don’t care.”

103. Slow down, you'll get there faster. — Katherine King

104. “I notice everything, I just act like I don’t.”

105. “I’m just taking it one day at a time. Actually, that’s a total lie. I always think about what’s in front of me.”

106. “I notice everything but I don’t react; simply because not everyone is worth my words, attention and reaction.”

107. “I notice everything. And by everything, I mean everything. I notice when someone stop texting me like they used to. I notice when the way someone talks to me starts changing. I notice the little things that people do, and little things they used to do. I notice when things change, and when it’s no longer the same.”

108. “Whatever you eye falls on – for it will fall on what you love – will lead you to the questions of your life, the questions that are incumbent upon you to answer, because that is how the mind works in concert with the eye. The things of this world draw us where we need to go.” ― Mary Rose O’Reilley, The Barn at the End of the World: The Apprenticeship of a Quaker, Buddhist Shepherd

109. It’s not that we have a little time, but more that…

110. “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”

111. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”– Jon Kabat-Zinn

112. “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” ~ Theophrastus

113. “Lost time is never found again.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

114. “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”

115. “Every morning we are born again. What we do today matters most.” – Buddha (101 Buddha Quotes

116. “The way to live in the present is to remember that ‘This too shall pass.' When you experience joy, remembering that ‘This too shall pass' helps you savor the here and now. When you experience pain and sorrow, remembering that ‘This too shall pass' reminds you that grief, like joy, is only temporary.”

117. “Big achievements come one small advantage at a time, one step at a time, one day at a time.”

118. “Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something, then you have the time to do something about it.”

119. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

120. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.”

121. “Always hold fast to the present. Every situation, indeed every moment, is of infinite value, for it is the representative of a whole eternity.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

122. “Living life one day at a time can be a great stress- and anxiety-reducer. Just being in the now instead of in the past or a possible future in your mind makes life lighter and simpler.”

123. “Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.”

124. “The key to songwriting is just to be able to observe, and put yourself in situations to be around people, and let those ideas come to you.” — Eric Church

125. “Hold on tight we'll muddle through. One day at a time.”

126. “I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.”

127. “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Marthe Troly-Curtin

128. “It’s important to set your own goals and work hard to achieve them.”

129. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” – Roy T. Bennett

130. “Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.” —Khalil Gibran

131. “I focus, I invent, I transform, I challenge, I attempt, I observe, I perform.” — Philippe Petit

132. “What would it be like if I could accept life – accept this moment – exactly as it is?” ~ Tara Brach

133. “I’m here to tell you that the path to peace is right there, when you want to get away.”

134. “I can use my time much better working on tomorrow’s problem than by fretting about yesterday’s.” ~ Admiral King

135. “Shy people notice everything, but they don’t get noticed.”

136. “Everybody is looking for instant success, but it doesn’t work that way. You build a successful life one day at a time.”

137. “Nothing exists until or unless it is observed. An artist is making something exist by observing it. And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it. I call it ‘creative observation.”

138. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.”

139. “The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” ~ Stephen R. Covey

140. “People will always notice the change in your attitude toward them, but they will never notice it’s their behavior that made you change.”

141. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”

142. If you’re trying, you’re ahead of the pack

143. “Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen!” ― Rumi, Love’s Ripening: Rumi on the Heart’s Journey

144. I notice everything. - Author: Kiersten White

145. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

146. “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

147. “One of the fears of having too much work is not having time to observe. And once you get recognised, there is nowhere for you to look any more. You can't sit on a night bus and watch it all happen.”

148. “While you'll feel compelled to charge forward it's often a gentle step back that will reveal to you where you and what you truly seek.”

149. “We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night.” ~Jack Kornfield

150. “Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences, not only during meditation sessions but also elsewhere.” -Sharon Salzberg

151. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present. –Alice Morse Earle

152. People don't tend to look at the small things. In my opinion, this may not always be the smartest thing to do. - Virginia Bergin

153. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~Dalai Lama

154. “The present time has one advantage over every other—it is our own.” —Charles Caleb Colton

155. “You gotta make it a priority to make your priorities a priority.”

156. “Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”

157. “There’s never enough time to do it right, but there’s always enough time to do it over.” ~ Jack Bergman

158. If you are not in control of your time, you are…

159. “The child does not merely observe the world around him. He does not shut himself off from the strange, complicated world around him, but tastes it, touches it, hefts it, bends it, breaks it. To find out how reality works, he works on it.” – John Holt

160. “Take life on life’s terms – one day at a time. And have fun while you’re doing it.”

161. “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”

162. “We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.” – John F. Kennedy

163. “Mindfulness, the Root of Happiness”– Joseph Goldstein

164. When we allow ourselves to embrace the moment, we allow ourselves to live.” — Lisa Bien

165. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.”

166. “Don’t make the same decision twice. Spend time and thought to make a solid decision the first time so that you don’t revisit the issue unnecessarily.”

167. “The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before.” —G.K. Chesterton

168. “By faithfully working eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.”

169. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” — Brené Brown

170. “Part of the way that I work is to observe.” — John Hawkes

171. “If you want to experience significant progress toward your goal, you need to be intentional about the work you’re doing every day.”

172. … And you might struggle

173. If you can see the little things and the small details around you as big things, you're enlightened. - Mehmet Murat ildan

174. “I notice everything, but I keep my mouth shut.”

175. You will never find time for anything. If you want time…

176. “The way you speak to yourself matters.” – Unknown

177. Don’t get too comfortable

178. “Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.” – Eckhart Tolle

179. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four-hour days.”

180. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot”

181. “Amusement to an observing mind is study.” – Benjamin Disraeli

182. Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. - Camille Pissarro

183. “The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

184. “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” ~ Albert Einstein

185. “Mindfulness meditation should be more than just watching what you are doing. What you really need to watch is your motivation.” – Thubten Zopa Rinpoche

186. “I don’t react but trust me, I notice everything.”

187. “The passing moment is all we can be sure of; it is only common sense to extract its utmost value from it.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

188. “The future has a way of arriving unannounced.” ~ George F. Will

189. “Empty as the man’s mind was of thoughts, he was keenly observant, and he noticed the changes in the creek, the curves and bends and timber jams, and always he sharply noted where he placed his feet.”

190. “To merely observe your culture without contributing to it seems very close to existing as a ghost.”

191. “All great achievements require time.” — Maya Angelou

192. “It might look like I’m not paying attention, but trust me, I notice everything.”

193. “The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear” – Prashad Mahes

194. “Life should be touched, not strangled. You've got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.”

195. “Delay always breeds danger, and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.”

196. “But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.”

197. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” —Michael Altshuler

198. “There is magic in knocking down your most important domino day after day. All you have to do is avoid breaking the chain, one day at a time until you generate a powerful new habit in your life.”

199. “One realizes the full importance of time only when there is little of it left. Every man’s greatest capital asset is his unexpired years of productive life.”

200. Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

201. “Great people notice everything, but they never get offended.” – La Rochefoucauld

202. “A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.” – William Faulkner

203. “When you open your mind, you open new doors to new possibilities for yourself and new opportunities to help others.” – Roy T. Bennett

204. “I used to take on trust a man’s deeds after having listened to his words. Now having listened to a man’s words I go on to observe his deeds.” – Confucius

205. “The great benefit of practicing mindfulness… is presence of mind within a storm of emotions.” — Phillip Moffitt

206. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” – Amit Ray

207. “Ordinary people think merely of spending time. Great people think of using it.”

208. “I’m inspired by everything that goes on around me. I’m a sponge. I’m very analytical. I notice the things that most people don’t notice.” — Kevin Gates

209. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle

210. “Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow.”

211. “The best time to start was last year. Failing that, today will do.” – Chris GuillebeauCLICK TO TWEET

212. “In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being.” – Eckhart Tolle

213. Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh

214. “Never leave ’till tomorrow which you can do today.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

215. I notice everything, but I keep quiet. But I don’t let anyone know about it. My silence is much louder than any words that could ever come from my mouth. I’m not a talker, and I’m not a fighter. I’m only a watcher who notices everything and keeps quiet.

216. “When you’re looking for a band name, I know it sounds weird, but everything you look at, everything you observe and read, you kind of think, ‘Man, maybe that could be our band name.’” — Dave Haywood

217. When I’m with you, I notice that it feels like we’re in our little bubble, and nothing else matters. The world fades away until all that’s left us and this feeling of peace.

218. “Yoga is a metaphor for life. You have to take it really slowly, you can’t rush. You can’t skip to the next position. You just have to breathe and let go.” – Madonna

219. “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” ~ Bruce Lee

220. “If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there’s an arrow in your heart...”

221. “Take life one day at a time because every day is a different day with new challenges.”

222. “Caring for your body, mind, and spirit is your greatest and grandest responsibility. It’s about listening to the needs of your soul and then honoring them.”

223. “Impermanence is a principle of harmony. When we don’t struggle against it, we are in harmony with reality.” – Pema Chodron

224. “Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.”

225. I notice everything, but I don’ t show it.

226. “The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” ― Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

227. “To see is to forget the name of the thing one sees.”

228. “Paying attention to the world around you will help you develop the extraordinary capacity to look at mundane things and see the miraculous.” – Michael Michalko

229. “I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick.”

230. “The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

231. “Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.” — Robert Orben

232. “Observation is a passive science, experimentation is an active science.” – Claude Bernard

233. “What gets measured gets managed.”

234. “When you replace ‘why is this happening to me?’ to ‘what is this trying to teach me?’ everything shifts.” – Unknown

235. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

236. “Metta is the ability to embrace all parts of ourselves, as well as all parts of the world. Practicing metta illuminates our inner integrity because it relieves us of the need to deny different aspects of ourselves. We can open to everything with the healing force of love. When we feel love, our mind is expansive and open enough to include the entirety of life in full awareness, both its pleasures and its pains, we feel neither betrayed by pain or overcome by it, and thus we can contact that which is undamaged within us regardless of the situation. Metta sees truly that our integrity is inviolate, no matter what our life situation may be.”

237. “Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.” —George Bernard Shaw

238. “It’s not about success, it’s about progress.”

239. “I like to watch people. Sometimes I ride the subway all day and look at them and listen to them. I just want to figure out who they are and what they want and where they’re going.” – Ray Bradbury

240. I notice everything but I don’t react simply because not everyone is worth my order, attention and reaction.

241. Keep your focus

242. “I try to take it one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.”

243. Brilliant things happen in calm minds. Be calm. You’re brilliant. – Headspace

244. “I always live in the present. The future I can’t know. The past I no longer have.”

245. “When you focus on the good, the good gets better.” – Abraham Hicks

246. “The things that matter most in our lives are not fantastic or grand. They are moments when we touch one another.” – Jack Kornfield

247. “Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift.”

248. “The general root of superstition: namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other.”

249. “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.”

250. “You noticed that? He nods. ‘I notice everything about you’.” — Michelle Dalton

251. “Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment. That is what’s real.”

252. “We observe closely related species in sympatry and infer how they evolved from a common ancestor.” — Peter R. Grant

253. “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.”

254. “You notice everything, but you don’t react. You know better than to respond to anything that flies by—you’ve got bigger goals to focus on in life.”

255. “Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.”

256. Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. - Phillips Brooks

257. I see the world in colors, not shades of gray. I see people, and they’re different, but they’re all the same. I don’t care what people think of me as long as they don’t think of me.

258. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

259. “Until you realize how easy it is for your mind to be manipulated, you remain the puppet of someone else's game.”

260. “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” — Parker Palmer‍

261. “Somehow I always seem to forget the most powerful tool I have in my parenting arsenal: myself. My presence.”– Carla Naumburg

262. I notice everything around me, but I keep quiet. I watch as you walk past me and pretend like you’re not there. I see how you look at me, and I wonder if you’re thinking about me.

263. “To merely observe your culture without contributing to it seems very close to existing as a ghost.” — Chuck Palahniuk

264. “Seeing artistically does not happen automatically. We must constantly develop our powers of observation.”

265. “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” —Douglas Adams

266. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

267. “Today and right now is the day and time you have power over. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. So take things one day at a time and really focus on doing what you can today to improve upon your current situation.”

268. “Embrace the glorious mess that you are.”

269. “Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all its pupils.”

270. “There was nothing, nothing, Gatlin loved better than a spectacle.”

271. “As long as we have practiced neither concentration nor mindfulness, the ego takes itself for granted and remains its usual normal size, as big as the people around one will allow.” – Ayya Khema

272. People will say that I’m too quiet or too reserved, but those are just words. They don’t know me as you do—and they never will.

273. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”

274. “Meditation means dissolving the invisible walls that unawareness has built” – Sadhguru

275. “The life I've been exposed to has let me know what step to take and how not to go back a step. I take life one day at a time, and I prepare myself for each one of those days.”

276. “If you’re too open-minded, your brain will fall out.” – Unknown

277. “There’s never enough time to do it right, but there’s always enough time to do it over.” —Jack Bergman

278. “If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I would spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.”

279. The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. –Nhat Hanh

280. “As the witnessing presence of Awareness, we stand in the background of experience; as the light of pure Knowing, we stand at its heart.” – Rupert Spira

281. “Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”

282. “Do we need more time? Or do we need to be more disciplined with the time we have? “ ~ Kerry Johnson

283. “Social situations, for me – it’s very natural for me to be an observer. That’s where I’m most comfortable. I observe things.” — Ray LaMontagne

284. “People often complain about lack of time when lack of direction is the real problem. ” ~ Zig Ziglar

285. My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really…

286. “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” — Albert Einstein

287. Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life. — Marcus Aurelius

288. “Progress means getting nearer to the place you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turn, then to go forward does not get you any nearer. If you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; and in that case the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive man.”

289. “Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.”

290. “All of us are watchers – of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway – but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing.” – Peter M. Leschak

291. Sometimes, I hate how much people can change, but I love how much I can adapt.

292. “I’ll never worry about not being successful. I’ll just take it one day at a time, one season at a time. And play as hard as I can.”

293. “The ultimate source of my mental happiness is my peace of mind. Nothing can destroy this except my own anger.”

294. Life is made up not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. - William Davy

295. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation

296. “The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires.”

297. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”

298. “I just love zese little windmills, she always thought.”

299. “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.” — Tyra Banks‍

300. Before achieving a dream, you need to make very little steps. People don't understand that when you want to make a big dream you have a lot of fastidious little things you have to do. - Bertrand Piccard

301. “The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”

302. “Every time we become aware of a thought, as opposed to being lost in a thought, we experience that opening of the mind.” – Joseph Goldstein

303. It's a compulsive need to wreck everything. You might notice there's a pattern of stripping down and building back up again throughout my life. But I guess that's how some of us conduct our lives. - Author: David Bowie

304. It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. - John Wooden

305. “These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” – Najwa Zebian

306. “Sail through the good days, and on bad days pick a spot of blue sky to steer toward.”

307. “Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path.”

308. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”

309. “Time has no meaning when you’re in love.” — Unknown

310. “Comfort is the enemy of progress.”

311. “Do not ruin today with mourning tomorrow.”

312. “But what could I do? Be stupid for a while? I wasn't sure I knew how, even after so many years of careful observation.”

313. “Time is the wisest of all things that are, for it brings everything to light.” ~ Thales

314. “Mindfulness is a way of being present: paying attention to and accepting what is happening in our lives. It helps us to be aware of and step away from our automatic and habitual reactions to our everyday experiences.” Elizabeth Thornton

315. “To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is.” – Thích Nhat Hanh

316. “I’m not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.” — William Hazlitt

317. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” -Amit Ray

318. “Now I’m starting, relatively, to think straight again. I live one day at a time, one hour at a time. What makes it all worthwhile is my children.”

319. “The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.” — William Butler Yeats

320. “Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body.”

321. A mind set in its ways is wasted. — Eric Schmidt

322. “So I observe life a little bit, rather than participating in it.” — Jeffrey Tate

323. “Ordinary people think merely of spending time, great people think of using it.” ~ Arthur Schopenhaue

324. “Time can be a greedy thing-sometimes it steals the details for itself.” — Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

325. Mindfulness clears the windshield of the mind so that we can see things as they really are. — Travis Eliot

326. “Training your mind to be in the present moment is the #1 key to making healthier choices.” – Susan Albers

327. “One can find time for everything if one is never in a hurry.”

328. “Observe the seven seasons of secret prayer every day.” — Adoniram Judson

329. “Observation and study are necessary to achieve mastery of light and form.” – Andrew Loomis

330. “The future starts today, not tomorrow.” —Pope John Paul II

331. “The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.”

332. “How we spend our days, is, of course, how we spend our lives.” ~ Annie Dillard

333. Everything I do, I go to black people. If I have a problem at the airport, I'll go to the black ticket agent. I hope they notice me because I'll get better service. If I'm at a restaurant, I look for the black waiter. Rent-a-Car, give you the upgrade. - Author: Gary Owen

334. “I might not say anything, but believe me, I notice everything… One day I may not be so forgiving.”

335. Change is key

336. “I am grateful for all those dark years, even though in retrospect they seem like a long, bitter prayer that was answered finally.”

337. “Time waits for no one.” ~ Folklore

338. Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things. - Frank A. Clark

339. “Just because you aren’t making progress as fast as you think you should does not mean you aren’t making progress. Keep going.”

340. “But when we observe, we are forced to pay attention. We have to move from passive absorption to active awareness. We have to engage.” – Maria Konnikova

341. “The secret of change is to focus not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates

342. “No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away.” —Haruki Murakami

343. “My favorite kind of humor is basically, if it was happening to you, it wouldn’t be funny, but to observe it, it’s hilarious.” — Bill Burr

344. “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.”

345. “Do every act of your life as though it were the last act of your life.” – Marcus Aurelius

346. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.” ― Sharon Salzberg

347. “Time is a great healer but a poor beautician.” —Lucille S. Harper

348. Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. –Eckhart Tolle

349. “You notice. And noticing, you live.” — John Graves

350. “I am not particularly interested in saving time; I prefer to enjoy it.” ~ Eduardo Galeano

351. “With technology and over-scheduling, we are forgetting to invest time in simple connective moments with others.”

352. “I notice everything. I just don’t speak on it.” — Ta Her

353. You become what you believe. –Oprah Winfrey

354. Work with purpose and you can get there

355. Time Quotes: The 25 BEST Quotes About Time

356. While getting lost in all those little things that seem so important, don't forget the little things that matter. - Virginia Alison

357. I’ve got a lot going on in my head at all times, but I see everything happening.

358. “The attempt to escape from pain, is what creates more pain.”

359. “I take one day at a time. I’ve always been like that.”

360. “Oh, the most important thing about myself is that my life has been full of changes. Therefore, when I observe the world, I don’t expect to see it just like I was seeing the fellow who lives in the next room.” — Chinua Achebe

361. “The only one you should compare yourself to is you. Your mission is to become better today than you were yesterday. You do that by focusing on what you can do today to improve and grow.”

362. If you get tired, learn to rest not to quit. –Banksy

363. “To be able to observe with a stranger’s eye helps one to see with an artist’s eye. What alienates us inspires.” – Jean Rostand

364. “The main problem with this great obsession for saving time is very simple: you can’t save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.”

365. “We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe’, but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.”

366. “It might look like I’m not paying attention, but trust me I notice everything.”

367. “Patience is a form of wisdom. It demonstrates that we understand and accept the fact that sometimes things must unfold in their own time.”

368. “There is no such thing as magic, supernatural, miracle;

369. “When I’m doing a movie, I’m not doing anything else. It’s all about the movie. I don’t have a wife. I don’t have a kid. Nothing can get in my way… I’ve made a choice, so far, to go on this road alone. Because this is my time. This is my time to make movies.”

370. “Life, if well lived, is long enough.” —Seneca

371. “The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.” – Francis Bacon

372. “I notice everything. I just act like nothing.”

373. The call to adventure is the point in a person's life when they are first given notice that everything is going to change, whether they know it or not. - Author: Joseph Campbell

374. “But why do I notice everything? She thought. Why must I think? She did not want to think. She wanted to force her mind to become a blank and lie back, and accept quietly, tolerantly, whatever came.” – Virginia Woolf

375. “To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.” ~Jiddu Krishnamurti

376. “The most satisfying and most basic art experience is looking – pure, unmediated observation and sensation.” – Roy Thurston

377. No man goes before his time. Unless the boss leaves early.” — Groucho Marx

378. “If you get tired, learn to rest not to quit.” – Banksy

379. “Take one day at a time. Allow yourself to change.”

380. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

381. “Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.”

382. “It may look like I’m doing nothing, but in my head, I’m quite busy.” – Unknown

383. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. - Arthur Ashe

384. “The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” — Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

385. “Self-care is so much more than a beauty regimen or an external thing you do. It has to start within your heart to know what you need to navigate your life. A pedicure doesn’t last, but meditating every day does.” — Carrie Anne Moss

386. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Stepping into Freedom: Rules of Monastic Practice for Novices

387. “Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.”

388. You have absolutely no idea what I need," I whispered. And the sad part about that is that you didn't notice you'd already given me everything I'd ever need just letting me sit at your dinner table with your family. And on that, I closed and locked the door. - Author: Kristen Ashley

389. “The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.”

390. “Maybe,” he said, rubbing her forehead. “But don’t worry about it. You need to be a little bit crazy. Crazy is the price you pay for having an imagination. It’s your superpower. Tapping into the dream. It’s a good thing not a bad thing.” ― Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being

391. “It’s surprising how much free time and productivity you gain when you lose the busyness in your mind.”

392. “Meditation goes in. Prayer goes out. But both aim for the same place of union between you and the Divine.” – Lisa Jones

393. “The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself.” – Bertrand Russell

394. “I think it’s the end of progress if you stand still and think of what you’ve done in the past. I keep on.” – Leslie Caron, French-American actress

395. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.”

396. “Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.”

397. “The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.” – Unknown

398. “Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.” — Alice Walker, The Color Purple

399. “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. ” ~ William Penn

400. “Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean

401. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ~ Mother Teresa

402. Stay true to yourself

403. “You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.” ~ Bonnie Prudden

404. “As I get older, I get more quiet and just observe.” – Unknown

405. “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo.

406. “Time is a game played beautifully by children.” —Heraclitus

407. “Aside from Velcro, time is the most mysterious substance in the universe. You can’t see it or touch it, yet a plumber can charge you upwards of $75 per hour for it without necessarily fixing anything.” —Dave Barry

408. “It takes a little bit of mindfulness and a little bit of attention to others to be a good listener, which helps cultivate emotional nurturing and engagement.” – Deepak Chopra

409. “I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred.” ~ Thomas Edison

410. “Time itself comes in drops.” — William James

411. “A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.”

412. “Self-care is the number one solution to helping somebody else. If you are being good to yourself and your body and your psyche, that serves other people better, because you will grow strong enough to lift someone else up.”

413. “Time management requires self-discipline, self-mastery, and self-control more than anything else.”

414. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have.” – Eckhart Tolle

415. “Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.”

416. “I notice everything. Like the way your eyes blink whenever you start to laugh. I notice everything. Like when you’re driving with your knees and your foot dangles over the mat. I notice that you’re here, and I would notice that you’re gone.” — The Swellers ‘I Notice Everything’

417. “We are a complex species to observe.” — Jasmine Guy

418. “You have a treasure within you that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer.” – Eckhart Tolle

419. “There are a thousand reasons to live this life, every one of them sufficient” ― Marilynne Robinson

420. “I would like to go back and spend a Christmas with my family and myself when I was five years old and just see what that dynamic would be like. Observe it. I think it would be a magical gift.” — Sharon Lawrence

421. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”

422. “Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.” ~ Buddha

423. “Starting every year, before I booked anything, agreed to any meetings or conferences, we’d sit down with my assistant and we looked at our lives first. We planned that out first, and then what was left would be left for work.”

424. “You’re always a work in progress. Flexibility. Personality, Motivation. There’s always room to improve.”

425. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” — Mother Teresa

426. “As long as we’re rejecting ourselves and causing harm to our bodies and minds, there’s no point in talking about loving and accepting others.”

427. “You may delay, but time will not.”

428. “Observe. Learn. Listen. Soak in as much as you can. Take experience as lessons. Learn from the mistakes of others.” – Unknown

429. It's the little things you do day in and day out that count. That's the way you teach your children. - Amanda Pays

430. “When you bow, you should just bow; when you sit, you should just sit; when you eat, you should just eat.” ~ Shunryu Suzuki

431. “To acquire knowledge, one must study;

432. “Life is so fast. And I still remember when I came up to the big leagues and played as if it were yesterday. Time flies.”

433. “Some quit due to slow progress. Never grasping the fact that slow progress is progress.”

434. Speed isn’t everything

435. “The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before.”

436. “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” ~ Amit Ray

437. I notice everything, but I keep quiet. I don’t talk much, but when I do, people listen. I’m a good listener, and I know how to keep secrets. I think before I speak and choose my words carefully. I’m not one to gossip or spread rumors about others.

438. “Your actions dictate our relationship, plain and simple. And when those actions aren’t up to snuff, I won’t keep you in my life. So be good to me, and we’ll never have a problem!”

439. “So little time and so little to do.” —Oscar Levant

440. “The basic root of happiness lies in our minds; outer circumstances are nothing more than adverse or favorable.” – Matthieu Ricard

441. “Time will explain.” — Jane Austen, Persuasion

442. “Our own worst enemy cannot harm us as much as our unwise thoughts. No one can help us as much as our own compassionate thoughts.” – Buddha

443. “Observation is the most enduring of the pleasures of life.” – George Meredith

444. Be kind445. “Time = life; therefore, waste your time and waste your life, or master your time and master your life.”

446. Don’t expect results without the work

447. “I’m a multitasking procrastinator. I can put off all kinds of things all at once.”

448. “Sweetheart, you are in pain. Relax. Take a breath. Let’s pay attention to what is happening; then we’ll figure out what to do.” – Sylvia Boorstein

449. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” ~ Rodin

450. “Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.”

451. “It is not enough to take steps which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.”

452. When you're feeling frazzled, put all of your attention on the breath. It's a portal into the present moment, the best remedy for stress. — Ellen Barrett

453. “Time is a Non Renewable Resource. Once it is gone, it is gone. You will never see this moment again.” ~ Invajy

454. “Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.”

455. “By taking care of myself I have so much more to offer the world than I do when I am running on empty.”

456. The idea is that if you practice the Naikan part of Constructive Living, life becomes a series of small miracles, and you may start to notice everything that goes right in a typical life and not the few things that go wrong. - Author: Will Schwalbe

457. “Because you are alive, everything is possible.”

458. “Those who cannot themselves observe can at least acquire the observation of others.” – Benjamin Disraeli

459. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” ~ Nelson Mandela

460. “Time is precious. Make sure you spend it with the right people.” — Unknown

461. “I’m the type of person who notices everything. The little things, the big things, and all the in-between things you might think I wouldn’t see. If you, for example, stop texting me as often as you used to, just know that I’ve noticed. If you start talking to me differently—like if your tone changes—I’ve noticed that too.”

462. “We try so hard to instruct our children in all the right things―teaching good from bad, explaining choices and consequences―when in reality most lessons are learned through observation and experience. Perhaps we'd be better off training our youth to be highly observant.”

463. But why do I notice everything? She thought. Why must I think? She did not want to think. She wanted to force her mind to become a blank and lie back, and accept quietly, tolerantly, whatever came. - Author: Virginia Woolf

464. “In Disneyland, clocks and watches will lose all meaning, for there is no present. There is only yesterday, tomorrow, and the timeless land of fantasy.” ~ Walt Disney

465. “I don’t need anyone else to distract me from myself anymore, like I always thought I would.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

466. Day (2023467. “As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

468. “A small action done repeatedly can make an enormous difference.” – Dr. Timothy McCall

469. “Pure awareness transcends thinking. It allows you to step outside the chattering negative self-talk and your reactive impulses and emotions. It allows you to look at the world once again with open eyes. And when you do so, a sense of wonder and quiet contentment begins to reappear in your life.”– Mark Williams

470. I don’t say a word doesn’t mean people can treat me badly.

471. “I notice everything but I keep my mouth shut.”

472. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including you.” – Anne Lamott

473. “For the present is the point at which time touches eternity.” ~ C.S. Lewis

474. “If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”

475. “The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.”

476. I observe little things that make someone smile and the ones that make someone frown.

477. “You cannot breathe deeply and worry at the same time.” – Sonia Choquette

478. “We are the generation capable of doing many things at once, without enjoying any of them.”

479. “You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” — Brené Brown

480. “Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will

481. The key is not spending time, but in investing it.

482. Just like people are billionaires financially if you have more than…

483. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

484. “Listen to silence. It has so much to say.”

485. “The child does not merely observe the world around him. He does not shut himself off from the strange, complicated world around him, but tastes it, touches it, hefts it, bends it, breaks it. To find out how reality works, he works on it.”

486. “It struck me as odd that even though no one could have called her a beauty, Mr. Tanaka’s eyes were fixed on her like a rag on a hook.”

487. “Time, as far as my father was concerned, was a gift you gave to other people.” — Michelle Obama, Becoming

488. “If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.”

489. “I wish I could turn back the clock and find you sooner so I can love you longer.” — Unknown

490. “No matter how difficult your situation is, you can get through it if you don’t look too far into the future, and focus on the present moment. You can get through anything one day at a time.”

491. “Time is a gift that most of us take for granted. We get so caught up in the busyness of our daily lives that we rarely stop and take a serious look at how we’re spending this gift.” ~ Cheryl Richardson

492. When I played with the Knicks, I was just as important or just as smart as any other of the guards I played with. I still had to call out plays, notice schemes, know the systems, do everything they had to do. - Author: Patrick Ewing

493. “All our sweetest hours fly fastest.”

494. “If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got.”

495. “I believe in evidence. I believe in observation, measurement, and reasoning, confirmed by independent observers. I'll believe anything, no matter how wild and ridiculous, if there is evidence for it. The wilder and more ridiculous something is, however, the firmer and more solid the evidence will have to be.”

496. You noticed that?"

497. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

498. “Once I get attached to someone my mood starts to depend on how that person treats me. I notice everything, every small thing.”

499. “Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past even while we attempt to define it, and, like the flash of lightning, at once exists and expires.”

500. “You just try to take it one day at a time. You step on the basketball floor and just play. It’s fun. I’m comfortable with it.”

501. “Girls notice everything. From your change of emotion in texts to your short responses and always giving reasons not to hang out. We notice.”

502. “Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.” — Thomas Jefferson

503. “If time travel is possible, where are the tourist from the future?” ~ Stephen Hawking

504. “Quiet people always know more than they seem. Although very normal, their inner world is by default fronted mysterious and therefore assumed weird. Never underestimate the social awareness and sense of reality in a quiet person; they are some of the most observant, absorbent persons of all.”

505. “I believe in past lives but I know nothing about mine and I don’t want to know. I live in the present, taking one day at a time.”

506. Wherever you are, be there totally. –Eckhart Tolle

507. “We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, and beneath every anger is a wound to be healed and beneath every sadness is the fear that there will not be enough time.

508. “The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks, and observes.” – Bruce Lee

509. “Life is better when we don’t try to do everything. Learn to enjoy the slice of life you experience, and life turns out to be wonderful.” – Leo Babauta

510. “If you want to feel loving, I coached myself, do something loving. This is basic soul care.” — Anne Lamott

511. I may not speak on it, but I notice everything you do.

512. “When you feel like you can’t fight anymore — don’t give up. Just take some time to rest.”

513. “Do one thing at a time and do that one thing as if your life depended upon it.”

514. “It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. ” ~ Steve Jobs

515. “Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.”

516. “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”

517. “It is possible to interpret without observing, but not to observe without interpreting.” — Mason Cooley

518. “With enough time, you can get used to almost anything.”

519. If I'm talking to someone in a crowded room, I try to make this person feel as though we're the only ones present. I shut out everything else. I look directly at the person. Even if a gorilla were to walk into the room, I probably wouldn't notice it. - Author: Mary Kay Ash

520. “I sometimes think my head is so large because it is so full of dreams.”

521. “Love yourself first and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

522. “If people just took it a day at a time, they'd be a lot happier.”

523. “I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.”

524. “Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.”

525. “One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.”

526. “The most satisfying and most basic art experience is looking – pure, unmediated observation and sensation.”

527. “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” — Jean Shinoda Bolen

528. “Do every act of your life as though it were the last act of your life.” ~Marcus Aurelius

529. There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s…

530. “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” – Rabbi Harold Kushner

531. “...I think apparatus burned out all over the ward trying to adjust to her come busting in like she did-took electronic readings on her and calculated they weren't built to handle something like this on the ward, and just burned out, like machines committing suicide.”

532. “Perhaps you may think me foolish, but until I am sure there is nothing in my present fancy, I am more determined than ever to go on with my observations.”

533. “I think that my job is to observe people and the world, and not to judge them. I always hope to position myself away from so-called conclusions. I would like to leave everything wide open to all the possibilities in the world.”

534. “Self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation.”

535. “Self-care is not a waste of time. Self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.” — Jackie Viramontez

536. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.”

537. “One who is patient glows with an inner radiance.” ~ Allan Lokos

538. Big things are often just small things that are noticed. - Markus Zusak

539. I’m trying to take a step back and be more compassionate with myself—and with others too. I see everything!

540. “Mindfulness is about the present, but I also think it’s about being real. Being awake to everything. Feeling like nothing can hurt you if you can look it straight on.” – Krista Tippett

541. “A lot of things have been thrown at me in life, and I’ve got through it all without a rule book, taking it one day at a time.”

542. “There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.”

543. “People’s minds are changed through observation and not through argument.” – Will Rogers

544. “If it’s out of your hands, it deserves freedom from your mind too.” – Ivan Nuru

545. “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” — John Steinbeck

546. “Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.” — Louis L’Amour

547. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” ~ Buddha

548. Persevere549. “When I’m hungry, I eat what I love. When I’m bored, I do something I love. When I’m lonely, I connect with someone I love. When I feel sad, I remember that I am loved.” ~ Michelle May

550. “Progress grows out of motion.”

551. Keep moving ….

552. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”

553. “By taking elements you observe in life, you can develop qualities in your acting life that you don't ordinarily call upon in your personal life.”

554. “It is not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.”

555. “Lost time is never found again.” — Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanac

556. I notice everything, but I keep quiet. I’m not the type of person who talks a lot. I don’t particularly appreciate talking, but I’ll answer if you ask me something. I don’t like to gossip or say anything bad about someone.

557. “Do every act of your life as though it were the last act of your life.”– Marcus Aurelius

558. “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff that life is made of. ” ~ Benjamin Franklin

559. “Life is choice. All day, everyday. Who we talk to, where we sit, what we say, how we say it. And our lives become defined by our choices. It’s as simple and as complex as that. And as powerful. so when I’m observing that’s what I’m watching for. The choices people make.” – Louise Penny

560. “Observation – activity of both eyes and ears.” – Horace Mann

561. “Maybe you’re just too pretty yourself to be able to see it elsewhere.”

562. “Feelings, whether of compassion or irritation, should be welcomed, recognized, and treated on an absolutely equal basis; because both are ourselves. The tangerine I am eating is me. The mustard greens I am planting are me. I plant with all my heart and mind. I clean this teapot with the kind of attention I would have were I giving the baby Buddha or Jesus a bath. Nothing should be treated more carefully than anything else. In mindfulness, compassion, irritation, mustard green plant, and teapot are all sacred.”

563. “Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretense.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

564. “The greatest gift you can give someone is your time because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.” ~ Anonymous

565. “What comes first, the compass or the clock? Before one can truly manage time (the clock

566. “It's good to do uncomfortable things. It's weight training for life.”

567. “We’ve all been there: you love someone—a friend, a partner, a parent, whomever—and things start to feel a bit off. You can’t put your finger on it at first, but little things start happening that feel like something has changed. Maybe it’s a response text that used to take seconds but suddenly takes minutes. Maybe it’s the way they look at you when you talk about your passion project or the fact that they no longer bring up something you’re going through that used to matter so much to them.”

568. “Observe, reflect, and become a little wiser every day.” – Unknown

569. I notice the way your lips part when you’re surprised. I notice the way your eyes go dark when you’re angry, the way you smile when you’re happy, and the way you hold your breath when you’re scared. Also, I notice that sometimes, you look at me like I’m everything.

570. “Lack of time is actually lack of priorities.” ~ Tim Ferriss

571. Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out. - Robert Collier

572. Focus on the small things life already has offered you, or else you may turn your boundless blessings to countless disappointments. - Shihab Kazi

573. Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air. - Georges Bernanos

574. “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.” – Nicole Reed

575. “I mean, I find things that happened in real life to be the funniest – things that you observe instead of crazy abstract things, you know.” — Jonah Hill

576. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.”

577. “I notice everything. I just don’t speak on it.” – Ta Her

578. “Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.” – Rumi