125+ One day at a time quotes

One day at a time quotes

In this article, we have the best One day at a time quotes to help you relax after a long stressful day.

We are living in an age where stress manages to creep into our life every now and then.

There are times when we lose our calm and feel so agitated.

We wonder if there is any way out of this hectic life packed with issues that seem to drain all the energy and enthusiasm out of us. 

Is there a solution to this problem?

Well, you need to loosen up a little.

For those of you who are looking for ways to relax your mind, the most important step is the recognition of the fact that you need time for yourself. 

You need to put all the worries aside and look for inner peace and happiness.

It is only when you are at peace that the people around you will be happy. 

Learn from these inspirational One day at a time quotes how to live a more relaxed life, how to slow down the pace, how to take it easier!

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20 One day at a time quotes

  1. “When people go through something rough in life, they say, ‘I’m taking it one day at a time.’ Yes, so is everybody. Because that’s how time works. “   – Hannibal Buress
  2. “Everybody is looking for instant success, but it doesn’t work that way. You build a successful life one day at a time.” – Lou Holtz
  3. “I live one day at a time, one day at a time. Yesterday’s gone and tomorrow is blind, so I live one day at a time.”  – Willie Nelson
  4.  “Live one day at a time and make it a masterpiece.” – Dale West
  5. “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.”    – Bo Jackson
  6. “Do only one thing at a time. It is lazy people who want to do everything at once.”   – Vikrant Parsai
  7. “There’s only one day at a time here, then it’s tonight and then tomorrow will be today again.”    – Bob Dylan
  8. “I try to take it one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.     – Ashleigh Brilliant
  9. “There’s no straighter road to success than exceeding expectations one day at a time.” – Robin Crow
  10. “It’s not just about getting a song on the radio or appearing on television. It really is about helping people change their lives one day at a time.    – Yolanda Adams
  11. “I believe in one day at a time; you’ve got TODAY, that’s what you’ ve got.”     – Al Pacino
  12. “Take life on life’s terms – one day at a time. And have fun while you’re doing it.     – Joe Perry
  13. “Live one day at a time, unless you can figure out how to live two.”   – Dik Browne
  14. “This is my report on how to live… They say the best way is just to live one day at a time… If you try to live seven days at a time, the week will be over before you know it.”   – Charles M. Schulz
  15.  “Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.”   – Wayne Dyer
  16. “I like my life. I’ve had a good life. I think the reason is my parents taught me that life is a burden. But if you take it one day at a time, it’s an easy burden.” – Andrew Young
  17.  “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.” – Yoko Ono
  18.  “Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.” – Dean Acheson
  19.  “My philosophy is to take one day at a time. I don’t worry about the future. Tomorrow is even out of sight for me. “ – Bobby Darin
  20.  “Live one day at a time. Keep your attention in the present time. Have no expectations. Make no judgements. And give up the need to know why things happen as they do. Give it up!” – Caroline Myss
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30 One day at a time quotes

  1. “I’m still growing. I take each day, one day-at-a-time. I’m always thinking and dreaming. As long as this heart keeps beating, there will be new things coming along.”- Roy Haynes
  2. “I’ve been sober now for a couple of years and I’m taking my sobriety very seriously – one day at a time and I am moving forward in my career.” – Daniel Baldwin
  3. “I never have planned a whole lot of the future. It’s one day at a time.” – Darrell Royal
  4. “Take one step at a time. A complex problem can be overwhelming, even when you’ve got your plan mapped out, but remember: the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Just focus on one small goal at a time.” – Dr Anil Kr Sinha
  5. “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.” – Bob Parsons
  6. “Life’s so full that you just take it one day at a time.” – Sheryl Crow
  7. “Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.” – Lex Luger
  8. “It’s one day at a time, that’s all there is to it, and so I don’t have to worry about it. All I do is, okay, I do not have to drink. And if I feel like it, I postpone it for ten minutes, and that way I find something else to do in the meantime.” – Malachy Mccourt
  9. “Quit worrying about how everything is going to turn out. Live one day at a time; better yet, make the most of this moment.” – Joel Osteen
  10. “Live one day at a time, and never be afraid.” – Tammy Faye Bakker
  11. “It’s not easy taking your own advice, accepting what you don’t like hearing, & seeing the grey amongst the black & white.” – April Mae Monterrosa
  12. “It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.” – Victor Hugo
  13. “An easy way to find your own style is to exaggerate yourself a bit and then find a balance.” – Johan Lindeberg
  14. “It’s easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options.” – Robert Half
  15. “People will always have an opinion, but you have to live life the way you want to. It’s very easy to tell others what to do, but difficult to implement it on yourself.” – Preity Zinta
  16. “It is easy to believe we are each wave and forget we are also the ocean.” – Jon J Muth
  17. “It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get.” – Elbert Hubbard
  18. “It is easy to love people when they smell good, but sometimes they slip into the manure of life and smell awful. You must love them just as much when they smell foul.”   – Wayne Dyer
  19. “It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.”  – Honoré de Balzac
  20. “There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.” – Nelson Mandela
  21. “It is easier to align our opinions with facts, than it is to align facts with our opinions.” – Justin K. McFarlane Beau
  22. “Change is never easy, and it often creates discord, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.” –  David Suzuki
  23. “There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” – Ronald Reagan
  24. “It’s very easy to be different, but very difficult to be better.” – Jonathan Ive
  25. “It is not easy to do something good, but it is extremely difficult to do something bad.” – Charles Eames
  26. “Difficult things aren’t easy, but they’re worth it.” – Mia Love
  27. “It’s easy to say young people should believe in themselves, but the number one thing is recognizing that it’s a journey, that you have to build confidence in yourself.” – Andrew Shue
  28. “When something comes easy, you usually let it go the same way.” – Nora Roberts
  29. “It’s always easy to blame others. You can spend your entire life blaming the world, but your successes or failures are entirely your own responsibility. You can try to stop time, but it’s a complete waste of energy.” – Paulo Coelho
  30. “The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it, but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it.”  – Madame De Stael
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40 One day at a time quotes

  1. “It is easy to make promises, it is hard work to keep them.” – Boris Johnson
  2. “It’s easy to make money when you have a lot of it.” – Max Tegmark
  3. “Easy things should be easy, and hard things should be possible.” – Larry Wall
  4. “It was all too easy to make things up, it was like skating on thin ice, it was like doing dainty pirouettes on a brittle crust over water thousands of fathoms deep.” –    Jostein Gaarder
  5. “It’s easy to be complicated but very difficult to be simple.” – Debasish Mridha
  6. “It is easy to make promises, it is hard work to keep them.” – Boris Johnson
  7. “If we all tried to make other people’s paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth, even place to walk on.” – Myrtle Ree
  8. “Easy is right. Begin right and you are easy. Continue easy and you are right. The right way to go easy is to forget the right way, and forget that the going is easy.” –    Zhuangzi
  9. “Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice.” – E. M. Forster
  10. “It’s easy to see the negative, but every person has something great about them. Develop a habit of looking for the good.” – Joel Osteen
  11. “Lighten up while you still can, don’t even try to understand. Just find a place to make your stand, and take it easy.” – Jackson Browne
  12. “Don’t take things too seriously, and just chill.” –  Kailash Kher
  13. “Take everything as it comes; the wave passes, deal with the next one.” – Tom Thomson
  14. “The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself.” – Bill Murray
  15. “Take it easy, but take it.” – Woody Guthrie
  16. “Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it… it’s just easier if you do.” – Byron Katie
  17. “Take it easy, take it easy/Don’t let the sound of your own wheels/Drive you crazy.” – Jackson Browne
  18. “Float through life, just take it easy, not too much stress, just, float.” – Freja Beha Erichsen
  19. “It’s not that I’m a Type-B personality. It’s that I’m driven by a passionate, all-consuming desire to take it easy.” – Robert Breault
  20. “So long and take it easy, because if you start taking things seriously, it is the end of you.” – Jack Kerouac
  21. “Take it easy baby, take it as it comes – specialize in having fun!” – Jim Morrison
  22. “The best advice is to take it easy, respect speed limits and do not try to make up time lost in the tailbacks on the open road.” – Emma Caulfield
  23. “If you worry about making bogeys, it makes the game that much more difficult. You put more pressure on yourself without even noticing it. It makes a difference to take it easy when things aren’t going right.” – Sergio Garcia
  24. “We expect too much at Christmas. It’s got to be magical. It’s got to go right. Feasting. Fun. The perfect present. All that anticipation. Take it easy. Love’s the thing. The rest is tinsel.” – Pam Brown
  25. “Time to live, time to lie, time to laugh, and time to die. Take it easy baby. Take it as it comes.”- Jim Morrison
  26. “It’s all about getting the hang of things. Easy does it; take it easy. You’ll figure everything out in time. But for right now, just keep trying. Pay attention and avoid the temptation to go further than you’re ready. Talk less. And listen more.” – Kate Jacobs
  27. “There is a German proverb which says that Take-it-Easy and Live-Long are brothers.” – Christian Nestell Bovee
  28. “The problem with anger is that it’s so consuming. You’ve got to take it easy on yourself at a certain point.” – Martin Scorsese
  29. “He who has a slight disadvantage plays more attentively, inventively and more boldly than his antagonist who either takes it easy or aspires after too much. Thus a slight disadvantage is very frequently seen to convert into a good, solid advantage.” – Emanuel Lasker
  30. “Take it easy driving– the life you save may be mine.” – James Dean
  31. “Just take it easy and celebrate the malleable reality.  You see, nothing is ever as it seems, yeah this life is but a dream.” Jason Mraz
  32. “My dear, old age is like an airplane flying in a storm. Once you’re in it there’s nothing you can do. You can’t stop a plane, you can’t stop a storm, you can’t stop time. So you might as well take it easy, with wisdom.” – Golda Meir
  33. “Take it easy, and remember “Easy is Right.” – Rajneesh
  34. “Will my enemies flee when they see me? Believe me, even thugs gotta learn to take it easy!” – Tupac Shakur
  35. “Even a wild horse can be tamed; even metal that is difficult to work eventually goes into a mold. If you take it easy and do not stir yourself, you will never make any progress. It has been said, “It is no disgrace to have many afflictions: I would worry if there never were any afflictions.” – Zicheng Hong
  36. “ It’s very dramatic when two people come together to work something out. It’s easy to take a gun and annihilate your opposition, but what is really exciting to me is to see people with differing views come together and finally respect each other.” – Fred Rogers
  37. “Hard work – I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn’t fly. It’s all in the practice. It does take work and it ain’t easy – but man, the rewards!” – Susan Powter
  38. “Playing against 10 is harder than playing against 11 players. You know why? The team with 11 will think “ok, we can take it easy now”, while the team with 10 will think “We really have to work hard now.” – Johan Cruijff
  39.  “Since grief only aggravates your loss, grieve not for what is past.” – Walker Percy
  40. “Some say it should come easy if it’s real love but that’s just not true. Love is never easy – love hurts sometimes. It causes insecurities and jealousies. Relationships take work – love takes work. And happiness requires forgiving others. I forgive you.” – A.D. Justice
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50 One day at a time quotes

1. “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” –Abraham Lincoln

2. “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.” – Bob Parsons

3. “Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.” – Dean Acheson

4. “I believe that the best way to prepare for a Future Life is to be kind, live one day at a time, and do the work you can do best, doing it as well as you can.” – Elbert Hubbard

5. “The future comes one day at a time [so don’t fear and try to solve all the worries and problems of the future today].”– Dean Acheson

6. “Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.” – John Archibald Wheeler

7. “I try to live my life one day at a time, and if I look too far in advance, I get really stressed.” – Hope Solo

8. “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.” – Julianne Hough

9. “I never have planned a whole lot of the future. It’s one day at a time.” – Darrell Royal

10. “My philosophy is to take one day at a time. I don’t worry about the future. Tomorrow is even out of sight for me.” – Bobby Darin

11. “Everyone is lonely, we have to remember that life is to be lived one day at a time. You cannot worry about the past or future. Happiness is in the now.” – Claudia Gray

One day at a time quotes about success and winning

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

13. “A good friend of mine once told me that each morning when you wake up, think about winning the day.  Don’t worry about a week from now or a month from now – just think about one day at a time. If you are worried about the mountain in the distance, you might trip over the molehill right in front of you.  Win the day!” – Drew Brees

14. “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.” – Kobe Bryant

15. When you wake up, think about winning the day. Don’t worry about a week or a month from now — just think about one day at a time.” – Drew Brees

16. “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.” – Bo Jackson

17. “Wholeheartedly do what it takes to awaken your clear-seeing intelligence, but one day at a time, one moment at a time. If we live that way, we will benefit this earth.” – Pema Chodron

18. “Dream big, my friend, and never give up. We all make mistakes, but none of us are mistakes. Take one day at a time. Embrace the positive attitudes, perspectives, principles, and truths I share, and you, too, will overcome.” – Nick Vujicic

19. “Big things are built one brick at a time. Victories are achieved one choice at a time. A life well-lived is chosen one day at a time.” – Lysa TerKeurst

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Motivational one day at a time quotes

20. “Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.” – Day Marie Lu

21. “One day at a time is all we do. One day at a time is good for you.” – John Lennon

22. “We do the best we can in life, we take things one day at a time and sometimes we all just need a simple reminder of that.” – Demi Lovato

23. “Live one day at a time. Keep your attention in the present time. Have no expectations. Make no judgments. And give up the need to know why things happen as they do. Give it up!” – Caroline Myss

24. “I have a new philosophy. I’m only going to dread one day at a time.” – Charles M. Schulz

25. “Live one day at a time and make it a masterpiece.” – Dale West

26. “I believe in one day at a time; you’ve got TODAY, that’s what you’ ve got.”- Al Pacino

27. “Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time.” – Charles M. Schulz

28. “Life’s so full that you just take it one day at a time.”– Sheryl Crow

29. “I just live one day at a time.” – Rick James

30. “I remind myself every day just how lucky I am to do what I love! I feel so fortunate and I’m just trying to take my life one day at a time.” – Misty Copeland

31. “Now is now, and I live everything one day at a time. The fact that I’m still on the planet and able to still make music is such a miracle.” – Ronnie Milsap

32. “My motivation is tomorrow, just one day at a time, right?” – Rafael Nadal

33. “Live one day at a time, unless you can figure out how to live two.” – Dik Browne

34. “Take one day at a time. Allow yourself to change.” – Paul Henderson

One day at a time quotes to get you through struggle

35. “One breath at a time. One day at a time. Wake up, and be shredded. Cry for a while. Then stop crying and go about your day. You’re not okay, but you’re alive, and you will be okay, someday.” – Jasinda Wilder

36. “Live one day at a time, and never be afraid.” – Tammy Faye Bakker

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

38. “Take life one day at a time because every day is a different day with new challenges.” – Penny Streeter

39. “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.” – Yoko Ono

40. “How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.” – Fred Brooks

41. “I’ve been sober now for a couple of years and I’m taking my sobriety very seriously – one day at a time and I am moving forward in my career.” – Daniel Baldwin

42. “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.” – Gary W. Keller

43. “I’m trying to stay as calm as possible and focus one day at a time, but when reality sets in, I feel everything: anxiety, excitement, nerves, pressure, and joy.” – Shawn Johnson

44. “It won’t do you any good to run if you’re running the wrong way. I’ve developed a new philosophy…I only dread one day at a time.” – Charles M. Schulz

45. “We live one day at a time and scratch where it itches.” – Darrell Royal

46. “I’m not a legend or a hero, I don’t slay dragons, I don’t do any of the things that a real hero can. But I can make things better, one day at a time, for most of the kingdom.” – Mercedes Lackey

47. “All we can do is try, do our best. Give as much time as we have to give, one day at a time. One breath at a time.” – Jasinda Wilder

48. “I still find it almost impossible to relax for more than one day at a time.” – Gene Kelly

49. “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.” – Paula Yates

50. “The road to recovery will not always be easy, but I will take it one day at a time, focusing on the moments I’ve dreamed about for so long.” –Amanda Lindhout

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Conclusions

When faced with hardships  in life, the first thing you need to do is to try to stay calm or relaxed.

When you are peaceful from within, it will be reflected in your attitude and your performance. 

Which One day at a time quote did you like most?

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Nadejda Romanciuc

Nadejda Romanciuc holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a diploma in Addiction studies. She is part of the Romanian Association of Integrative Psychotherapy as a psychotherapist under supervision. She's practicing online counselling for over two years and is a strong advocate for mental health.