Awareness Quotes

Only by much searching and mining are gold and diamonds obtained, and man can find every truth connected with his being if he will dig deep into the mine of his soul.- James Allen

Retire into yourself as much as possible. Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Welcome those whom you are capable of improving. The process is a mutual one. People learn as they teach.- Seneca

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.- Leo Tolstoy

Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.- Judy Garland

I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me.- Anwar el-Sadat

The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame.- Rod Steiger

The mind may wander, but let not the senses wander with it. If the senses wander where the mind takes them, one is done for.- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

The accusations really say more about the condition of the accusers than that of the accused.- Roderick MacLeish

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.- Benjamin Franklin

When you are looking in the mirror, you are looking at the problem. But, remember, you are also looking at the solution.- Unknown

Whereas the average individuals "often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are," self-actualizing individuals have "superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, and subjective reactions in general.- Abraham Maslow

There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you've grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

As long as you think you're green, you'll grow. As soon as you think you're ripe, you'll rot.- Scott Horton

We can never be certain of our courage till we have faced danger.- Duc Francois de La Rouchefoucauld

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.- Tao Te Ching

You are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.- Barbara Hall

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.- Eleanor Roosevelt

Men and women are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.- Franklin D. Roosevelt

We know what we are, but know not what we may become.- William Shakespeare

Enlarge your consciousness. If your consciousness is small, you will experience smallness in every department of your life.- Robert Pante

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.- Anthony Robbins

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.- Marcus Aurelius

To be nobody but yourself in a world that is doing its best to make you just like everybody else means to fight the greatest battle there is to fight and to never stop fighting.- E. E. Cummings

In the last decade or so, science has discovered a tremendous amount about the role emotions play in our lives. Researchers have found that even more than IQ, your emotional awareness and abilities to handle feelings will determine your success and happiness in all walks of life, including family relationships.- John Gottman

There are three principles in man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow men is that I do not say what I mean, and that I do not mean what I say.- Martin Buber

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.- Oprah Winfrey

Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and use establish the life you experience.- Sonia Choquette

The journey of true success and lasting leaderships begins with the inward journey to the soul.- James Arthur Ray

Things are not happening to you. Things are happening because of you.- Unknown

Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have no goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in a striving toward an important goal.- Maxwell Maltz

A man is what he thinks all day long.- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No longer in a relational universe, can we study anything as separate from ourselves. Our acts of observation are part of the process that brings forth the manifestation of what we are observing.- Margaret Wheatley

Our central nervous system contains from 10 to 100 million cells, each one of which has a storage capacity equal to that of a large computer.- Dr. Alexander Rich

The ultimate creative capacity of your brain may be, for all practical purposes, infinite.- DRW Ross Adley

You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution.- Bob Proctor

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world ... as in being able to remake ourselves.- Mahatma Gandhi

It was a great surprise to me when I discovered that most of the ugliness I saw in others, was but a reflection of my own nature- Unknown

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.- Carl Gustav Jung

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens .- Carl Gustav Jung

To have greater self awareness or understanding means to have a better grasp of reality.- Dalai Lama

I think self awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.- Billie Jean King

Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.- Stephen Covey

Without awareness, we are not truly alive.- James F. T. Bugental

As the sun on rising makes the world active, so does self awareness affect changes in the mind. In the light of calm and steady self-awareness inner energies wake up and work miracles without effort on your part.- Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviours grow out of these assumptions.- Unknown

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.- Dale Carnegie