Ferris Bueller Wisdom, Are you Dancing with the Liminal? We are Always in the Liminal, Live in the Moment – it is all you ever need


  1. “What day is it?”
    It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
    My favorite day,” said Pooh.” A.A. Milne
  2. “Let everything happen to you
    Beauty and terror
    Just keep going
    No feeling is final” Rainer Maria Rilke
  3. “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” Henry David Thoreau
  4. “In any weather, at any hour of the day or night, I have been anxious to improve the nick of time, and notch it on my stick too; to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line.” Henry David Thoreau, Walden
  5. “Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” Walt Whitman
  6. “I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx
  7. “We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” Bill Patterson
  8. “Be present in all things and thankful for all things.” Maya Angelou
  9. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. (21)” Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
  10. “Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.” Thich Nhat Hanh, True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart
  11. “I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.” Alan W. Watts
  12. “Past and future are in the mind only – I am now.” Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  13. “I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” Abraham H. Maslow
  14. “Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift.” Oprah Winfrey
  15. “What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: our life is the creation of our own mind” Gautama Buddha
  16. “The more I give myself permission to live in the moment and enjoy it without feeling guilty or judgmental about any other time, the better I feel about the quality of my work.” Wayne W. Dyer
  17. “Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.” Wayne W. Dyer
  18. “You’ll seldom experience regret for anything that you’ve done. It is what you haven’t done that will torment you. The message, therefore, is clear. Do it! Develop an appreciation for the present moment. Seize every second of your life and savor it.” Wayne W. Dyer
  19. “Remember then: there is only one time that is important– Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power. The most necessary man is he with whom you are, for no man knows whether he will ever have dealings with any one else: and the most important affair is, to do him good, because for that purpose alone was man sent into this life!” Leo Tolstoy, What Men Live by and Other Tales
  20. “The only time you ever have in which to learn anything or see anything or feel anything, or express any feeling or emotion, or respond to an event, or grow, or heal, is this moment, because this is the only moment any of us ever gets. You’re only here now; you’re only alive in this moment.” Jon Kabat-Zinn
  21. “When you are here and now, sitting totally, not jumping ahead, the miracle has happened. To be in the moment is the miracle.” Osho
  22. “The next message you need is always right where you are.” Ram Dass
  23. “All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time and denial of the present. Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of nonforgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence.” Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
  24. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.” Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation
  25. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” Paramahansa Yogananda
  26. “Dancing with the Liminal” is a process of learning to live in the present moment – with a deep understanding of the day to day, natural ebb and flow of our lives and our inner journey.” Living in the Liminal
The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

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