Ikigai Quotes That May Change Your Life

Ikigai is a small word with a big meaning. ‘Ikigai’ is a Japanese word that means “reason to live.”

What is Ikigai?

Here we have listed some of the beautiful quotes from Ikigai about living in the moment, nature and beauty, health and longevity.

Ikigai Quotes

"There is no future, no past. There is only the present."

"The moment. Stop regretting the past and fearing the future. Today is all you have. Make the most of it. Make it worth remembering."

"Ikigai can be defined as ‘a sense of being alive now, an individual’s consciousness as a motive to live.’"

"We don’t create our feelings; they simply come to us, and we have to accept them. The trick is, to welcome them."

"If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden."

"Only things that are imperfect, incomplete, and ephemeral can truly be beautiful, because only those things resemble the natural world."

"True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment."

"Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years."

"As soon as you take these first small steps, your anxiety will disappear and you will achieve a pleasant flow in the activity you’re doing."

"The happiest people are not the ones who achieve the most. They are the ones who spend more time than others in a state of flow."