To be aware of is to know. Awareness is a state of mind where you understand both yourself (the thinker) and the world you look at.
Self-awareness is highly revered and seen as an integral part of understanding oneself in the centuries-old wisdom literature and saint’s spiritual teachings.
These self-awareness quotes will inspire you to rekindle the lost awareness in our busy, hectic life schedule.
Why is awareness linked with self-intelligence?
The more one is aware of himself, about one’s own life purposes, desires, dreams, etc., he has better, the prospect of living a meaningful and intelligent life.
Being more aware daily, he or she starts living an intelligent and non-mediocre life with a taste of love, depth, and freedom.
The more aware you are about your thoughts and actions, the less you will be inclined to worry, anxiety and stress.
Here are an amazing collection of awareness quotes and sayings that are a gentle reminder of a deeper life than the inner heaviness and frustrations that we experience so frequently.
Awareness Quotes and Sayings
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
– Paul Cezanne
Raise you awareness and share your uniqueness to the world.
– Amit Ray
Thought can organize the world so well that you are no longer able to see it.
– Anthony De Mello
Our awareness is the key. It is our awareness more than our work effort that gets the right result right now.
– Mark Victor Hansen
Awareness is a key ingredient in success. If you have it, teach it, if you lack it, seek it.
– Michael Kitson
Awareness in our society has flipped all types of injustice on its head.
– Serj Tankian
The awareness of our environment came progressively in all countries with different outlets.
– Jacques Yves Cousteau
It is forgivable to say nothing out of ignorance; it’s inexcusable to remain silent once awareness dawns.
– Joshua Ferris
You must live a life of self-consciousness always.
– Sunday Adelaja
An awareness of one’s mortality can lead you to wake up and live an authentic, meaningful life.
– Bernie Siegel
Awareness without action is worthless.
– Phil Mcgraw
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
– Abraham Maslow
Know that people are doing the best they can from their level of awareness. Accept people for who they are and always be ready to forgive.
– Deepak Chopra
The world is not a problem the problem is your unawareness.
Awareness returning home is awareness being enfolded by what it knows.
– John de Ruiter
A person is a pattern of behavior, of a larger awareness.
– Deepak Chopra
Awareness is not an idea about awareness, as it is not thought at all. Awareness allows you to feel life as it’s happening, as it is in perception that consciousness and all spiritual qualities are manifest.
To be aware of a single shortcoming in oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else.
– Dalai Lama
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
All your power is in your awareness of that power, and through holding that power in your consciousness.
– Rhonda Byrne
Awareness is the enemy of sanity, for once you hear the screaming, it never stops.
– Emilie Autumn
Awareness of universals is called conceiving, and a universal of which we are aware is called a concept.
– Bertrand Russell
Awareness requires living in the here and now, and not in the elsewhere, the past or the future.
– Eric Berne
Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.
– Eckhart Tolle
Awareness is the first step to action. They have to know something is going on to know to do something about it.
– Derick Virgil
It’s unfortunate the reason that awareness is raised but it always makes you go back and look at your plan again.
– Don Maloney
Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed.
– Nhat Hanh
Contemplation is the highest expression of man’s intellectual and spiritual life. It is that life itself, fully awake, fully active, fully aware that it is alive. It is a spiritual wonder. It is spontaneous awe at the sacredness of life, of being. It is gratitude for life, for awareness and for being.
– Thomas Merton
Being aware is being aware of one’s own mind and the games it plays on itself.
– Robin Macnaughton
When the awareness of what is achievable brushes your life, your journey has begun.
– Lorii Myers
Each of us is an artist of our days; the greater our integrity and awareness, the more original and creative our time will become.
– John O’Donohue
Only a spiritual being has awareness.
– Chick Corea
To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.
– Eric Hoffer
If your awareness was strong enough, you could change the fate of a whole world without ever leaving your room.
– Frederick Lenz
Awareness is becoming acquainted with the environments, no matter where one happens to be.
– Sigurd F. Olson
Awareness without emotion is a flame without fuel.
– John C. Norcross
The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
– Lao Tzu
You have to learn where your weaknesses end and your strengths starts or you will spend your life focusing on all that falls apart.
– Nikki Rowe
We can’t control what thoughts and emotions arise within us, nor can we control the universal truth that everything changes. But we can learn to step back and rest in the awareness of what’s happening. That awareness can be our refuge.
– Sharon Salzberg
Awareness takes over from thinking. Instead of being in charge of your life, thinking becomes the servant of awareness.
– Eckhart Tolle
Don’t let a day go by without asking who you are each time you let a new ingredient to enter your awareness.
– Deepak Chopra
The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.
– Virginia Woolf
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
– Nathaniel Branden
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