Whilst not exactly what you're talking about, the word 'sati' means mindfulness, and implies a pre-conceptual mindful awareness of the current moment.
It is also devoid of the "live for the moment and damn the consequences" type of thinking that your other draft quotation might infer, which is most certainly not Buddhist in its meaning.
“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)
"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 50 years ago, a liberal 25 years ago and a racist today." (Thomas Sowell)