Here are some of the most inspiring self-awareness quotes from notable people. Self-awareness is a perspective of your uniqueness that involves monitoring your beliefs, stress, and capacity to focus on your ideas, feelings, or activities. May these self-awareness inspiring quotes help you recognize the value of self-awareness and help you become a better version of yourself? To motivate your friends, family, and loved ones, share these self-awareness quotes with them.
Self-awareness allows a person to better understand his or her own strengths and flaws in order to live a better life.
The term self-awareness refers to the process of being more aware of oneself. To awaken, you must first understand yourself, what your potential is, what you can do, and how you may live. You may easily realize your ambition after you get a better understanding of yourself.
Self-awareness is not self-centeredness, and spirituality is not narcissism. ‘Know thyself’ is not a narcissistic pursuit. – Marianne Williamson.
We have self-centered minds which get us into plenty of trouble. If we do not come to understand the error in the way we think, our self-awareness, which is our greatest blessing, is also our downfall. – Joko Beck.
If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand if you don’t have self-awareness if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far. – Daniel Goleman.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master gardener of his soul, the director of his life. – James Allen.
Without self-awareness, we are babies in the cradles. – Virginia Woolf.
Humility is not about having a low self-image or poor self-esteem. Humility is about self-awareness. – Erwin Raphael McManus.
There is the experience of enlightenment, to be very aware of what lies beyond the boundaries of cognitive perception, reflection, and self-awareness as seen by the personality. – Frederick Lenz.
Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing. – Lawrence Bossidy.
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I know that people can be better than they are. We are capable of bearing a great burden, once we discover that the burden is reality and arrive where reality is. – James Baldwin.
I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion. – Billie Jean King.
When I discover who I am, I’ll be free. – Ralph Ellison.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. – Carl Jung.
Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad. – Debbie Ford.
Honest self-understanding liberates us from our stuck emotions. – C. Terry Warner.
I don’t fit into any stereotypes. And I like myself that way. – C. JoyBell C.
Self-Awareness Quotes Funny
Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, Oh crap, she’s up!’ Unknown
I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it. Johnny Depp
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on. Maxwell Maltz
L’Oreal’s slogan ‘because you’re worth it’ has come to epitomize the banal narcissism of early 21st-century capitalism; easy indulgence and effortless self-love are all available at a flick of the credit card. Geoff Mulgan
One advantage of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries. A. A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh)
You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. Louise L. Hay
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It’s not your job to like me…it’s mine! Byron Katie
You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. Diane Von Furstenberg
Your problem is you’re … too busy holding onto your unworthiness. Ram Dass
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly. Oscar Wilde
If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror. Unknown
I am a queen because I know how to govern myself. Lailah Gifty Akita
Accept who you are. Unless you’re a serial killer. Ellen DeGeneres
When you realize your self-worth you’ll stop giving people discounts. Unknown
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. Maya Angelou
Spiritual Self-Awareness Quotes
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. ~ Leonardo da Vinci
The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. ~ Henry Miller
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness. ~ James Thurber
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. ~ Eugene Ionesco
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. ~ Abraham Maslow
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. ~ Nathaniel Branden
The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. ~ Laozi
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The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. ~ M. Scott Peck
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. ~ Carl Jung
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. ~ Aristotle
Amid movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. ~ Deepak Chopra
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. ~ William Blake
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. ~ Emily Post
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience. ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Only that day dawns to which we are awake. ~ Henry David Thoreau
Emotional Self-Awareness Quotes
Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. — Robert Henri
Emotion, which is suffering, ceases to be suffering as soon as we have a clear picture of it. — Benedict Spinoza
Experience is not what happens to you — it’s how you interpret what happens to you. —- Aldous Huxley
Experiencing one’s self in a conscious manner–that is, gaining self-knowledge–is an integral part of learning. — Joshua M. Freedman
Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. — David Borenstein
For news of the heart, ask the face. — West African saying
He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future. — Quevedo
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else: you are the one who gets burned. — Buddha
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Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it. — Vincent Van Gogh
Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst. — Walter Weckler
The degree of one’s emotions varies inversely with one’s knowledge of the facts. — Bertrand Russell
The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions. — Donald Calne
The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind is curiosity. — Edmund Burke
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. — William James
There are emotions that are biologically oriented and then there are complex emotions that are saturated with thoughts and cognition. — Jack Mayer
There is no thinking without feeling and no feeling without thinking. — Karen McCown
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. — Kahlil Gibran
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. —- Dale Carnegie
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you. — Roger Ebert
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. —- Khalil Gibran
Self-Awareness Quotes for Kids
Don’t let the noise of other opinions drown your own inner voice. Steve jobs
When you embrace your difference, your DNA, your look or heritage or religion, or your unusual name, that’s when you start to shine. Bethany Frankel
The destination isn’t in finding yourself. The destination is in the search. Thomas Warfield
I knew who I was this morning but I’ve changed a few times since then. Lewis Carroll
Find out who you are and do it on purpose. Dolly Parton
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. C.G. Jung
Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr. Seuss
All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary. Sally ride
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Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. Eckhart Tolle
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself. Arianna Huffington
The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else. E.E. Cummings
Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create. Oprah Winfrey
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle
The challenge is not to be perfect…it’s to be whole. Jane Fonda
The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself. Ursula k. Leguin
I delight in what I fear. Shirley Jackson