159 Transcendent Self Awareness Quotes (Empowering)

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A person who knows who they are is not threatened by the beliefs of others. Self Awareness QuotesPin

A person who knows who they are is not threatened by the beliefs of others. Robert Anthony

A strong person knows their own limitations and uses them to grow.Pin

A strong person knows their own limitations and uses them to grow.

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. Self Awareness QuotesPin

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 Self Awareness Quotes

Look at the evidence and to be willing to question your own truths, and to be willing to scrutinize things that you hold dearly because that way, that transparency, that self awarenessPin

Look at the evidence and to be willing to question your own truths, and to be willing to scrutinize things that you hold dearly because that way, that transparency, that self-awareness, will protect you from ever becoming somebody that whose beliefs somehow make them have myopic vision about what could be. Jason Silva

To be aware of a single shortcoming in oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else. Self Awareness QuotesPin

To be aware of a single shortcoming in oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else. Dalai Lama

In order to change, people need to become aware of their sensations and the way that their bodies interact with the world around them. Physical self awareness is the first step in releasingPin

In order to change, people need to become aware of their sensations and the way that their bodies interact with the world around them. Physical self-awareness is the first step in releasing the tyranny of the past.

Everyone is on a spiritual path most people just dont know it. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Everyone is on a spiritual path; most people just don’t know it.

Strong people have a strong sense of self worth and self awareness they dont need the approval of others.Pin

Strong people have a strong sense of self-worth and self-awareness; they don’t need the approval of others. Roy T. Bennett

The most distressing emotions are often the ones we most need to examine. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The most distressing emotions are often the ones we most need to examine.

It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiatedPin

It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.  Amit Ray

Self awareness is a trait or maybe 'practice' is the more accurate way to put it that everyone can always improve at. It is part emotional intelligence, part perceptiveness, part Self Awareness QuotesPin

Self-awareness is a trait – or maybe ‘practice’ is the more accurate way to put it – that everyone can always improve at. It is part emotional intelligence, part perceptiveness, part critical thinking. It means knowing your weaknesses, of course, but it also means knowing your strengths and what motivates you. Neil Blumenthal

It takes courage to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.Pin

It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives. Marianne Williamson

If you're not perfectly conscious of yourself, that self can be tyrannical in relationship to others, anyone can become a tyrant. That's why no one can be a Superman. You have to go beyond Self Awareness QuotesPin

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 Self Awareness Quotes

Self awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes.Pin

Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing. Lawrence Bossidy

It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re Self Awareness QuotesPin

It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re not comfortable within yourself, you can’t be comfortable with others. Sydney J. Harris

Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about toPin

Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize? Marcus Aurelius

As you become more clear about who you really are youll be better able to decide what is best for you the first time around. Self Awareness QuotesPin

As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you, the first time around. Oprah Winfrey

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.Pin

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. Bruce Lee

The successful entrepreneurs that I see have two characteristics self awareness and persistence. They're able to see problems in their companies through their self awareness and be Self Awareness QuotesPin

The successful entrepreneurs that I see have two characteristics: self-awareness and persistence. They’re able to see problems in their companies through their self-awareness and be persistent enough to solve them. Alan Schaaf

Practice self awareness, self evaluation, and self improvement. If we are aware that our manners language, behavior, and actions are measured against our values and principles, we arePin

Practice self-awareness, self-evaluation, and self-improvement. If we are aware that our manners – language, behavior, and actions – are measured against our values and principles, we are able to more easily embody the philosophy, leadership is a matter of how to be, not how to do. Frances Hesselbein

People need to know that they have all the tools within themselves. Self awareness, which means awareness of their body, awareness of their mental space, awareness of their relationships Self Awareness QuotesPin

People need to know that they have all the tools within themselves. Self-awareness, which means awareness of their body, awareness of their mental space, awareness of their relationships – not only with each other, but with life and the ecosystem. Deepak Chopra

Self awareness is the only way to free yourself from the chains of your ego.Pin

Self-awareness is the only way to free yourself from the chains of your ego.

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Self Awareness QuotesPin

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

At a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures be what he is. And, abovePin

At a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures – be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.  Albert Camus

Confront the dark parts of yourself and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. August Wilson

Aristotle was talking about happiness 2000 years ago. Every area of our life has been disrupted and innovated apart from personal growth and self awareness.Pin

Aristotle was talking about happiness 2,000 years ago. Every area of our life has been disrupted and innovated apart from personal growth and self-awareness. Jay Shetty

The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly Self Awareness QuotesPin

The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently. Pema Chodron

Humility is not about having a low self image or poor self esteem. Humility is about self awareness.Pin

Humility is not about having a low self-image or poor self-esteem. Humility is about self-awareness. Erwin Raphael McManus

Self control is strength right thought is mastery calmness is power. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Self-control is strength; right thought is mastery; calmness is power. James Allen

Self awareness is not self centeredness and spirituality is not narcissism. Know thyself is not a narcissistic pursuit.Pin

Self-awareness is not self-centeredness, and spirituality is not narcissism. ‘Know thyself’ is not a narcissistic pursuit. Marianne Williamson

The more you know yourself the less approval you need from others. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The more you know yourself, the less approval you need from others.

A workplace that encourages self awareness is an environment where the most productive curious and innovative people thrive.Pin

A workplace that encourages self-awareness is an environment where the most productive, curious, and innovative people thrive. Neil Blumenthal

In our personal lives if we do not develop our own self awareness and become responsible for first creations we empower other people and circumstances to shape our lives by default. Self Awareness QuotesPin

In our personal lives, if we do not develop our own self-awareness and become responsible for first creations, we empower other people and circumstances to shape our lives by default. Stephen Covey Self Awareness Quotes

Self awareness is not the same thing as self approval any more than imagination is the same thing as day dreaming.Pin

Self-awareness is not the same thing as self-approval, any more than imagination is the same thing as day-dreaming. Francis Spufford

Man is not what he thinks he is he is what he hides. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides. André Malraux

The journey of self reflection is a curious paradox. We must go deep within ourselves to truly understand the world around us.Pin

The journey of self-reflection is a curious paradox. We must go deep within ourselves to truly understand the world around us.

As my awareness increases my control over my own being increases. Self Awareness QuotesPin

As my awareness increases, my control over my own being increases. William Schutz

Self awareness is value free. It isnt scary. It doesnt imply that you will subject yourself to needless pain.Pin

Self-awareness is value-free. It isn’t scary. It doesn’t imply that you will subject yourself to needless pain. Deepak Chopra

The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities Self Awareness QuotesPin

The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, personal and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. Eckhart Tolle

Working together on solving something requires a high level of humility and a high level of self awareness.Pin

Working together on solving something requires a high level of humility and a high level of self-awareness. Paul Polman

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master gardener of his soul the director of his life. Self Awareness QuotesPin

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. James Allen

If you're not perfectly conscious of yourself, that self can be tyrannical in relationship to others, anyone can become a tyrant. That's why no one can be a Superman. You have to go beyondPin

If you’re not perfectly conscious of yourself, that self can be tyrannical; in relationship to others, anyone can become a tyrant. That’s why no one can be a Superman. You have to go beyond yourself with a ‘third eye’ – self-awareness – because the one thing you cannot flee is yourself. Gao Xingjia

Life has a tendency to provide a person with what they need in order to grow. Our beliefs, what we value in life, provide the roadmap for the type of life that we experience. A period of Self Awareness QuotesPin

Life has a tendency to provide a person with what they need in order to grow. Our beliefs, what we value in life, provide the roadmap for the type of life that we experience. A period of personal unhappiness reveals that our values are misplaced and we are on the wrong path. Unless a person changes their values and ideas, they will continue to experience discontentment.  Kilroy J. Oldster

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.Pin

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

Short Self Awareness Quotes

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle

The journey of self discovery is the journey of a lifetime.Pin

The journey of self-discovery is the journey of a lifetime. Joseph Campbell

The greater journey in life is to own your own reality. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The greater journey in life is to own your own reality.

The greatest thing in life is to know oneself.Pin

The greatest thing in life is to know oneself. Galileo Galilei

Real moments of solitude are essential for greater self awareness. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Real moments of solitude are essential for greater self-awareness.

The me I am is not the me I was.Pin

The me I am is not the me I was.

Who looks outside dreams who looks inside awakes. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Jung Self Awareness Quotes

The unexamined life is not worth living.Pin

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

True leadership begins with self awareness. Self Awareness QuotesPin

True leadership begins with self-awareness. Bill George

Self awareness is a key to self mastery.Pin

Self-awareness is a key to self-mastery. Gretchen Rubin

To understand the world you must first understand yourself. Self Awareness QuotesPin

To understand the world, you must first understand yourself.

Many leadership problems are driven by low self awareness.Pin

Many leadership problems are driven by low self-awareness. Bill Hybels

I am rooted but I flow. Self Awareness QuotesPin

I am rooted, but I flow. Virginia Woolf

If you want to live a happy life tie it to a goal not to people or things.Pin

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. Dolly Parton

The more you know yourself the less you fear failure.Pin

The more you know yourself, the less you fear failure. Ray Dalio

I know that I am intelligent because I know that I know nothing. Self Awareness QuotesPin

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.  Socrates

True self awareness begins with an honest look at oneself.Pin

True self-awareness begins with an honest look at oneself.

The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. Thales

When I discover who I am Ill be free.Pin

When I discover who I am, I’ll be free. Ralph Ellison

Self awareness allows you to self correct. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Self awareness allows you to self-correct. Bill Hybels

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.Pin

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Gautama Buddha Self Awareness Quotes

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he. Self Awareness QuotesPin

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he. James Allen

To be aware of ones limitations is the first step to growth.Pin

To be aware of one’s limitations is the first step to growth.

Intuition is the foundation of self awareness. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Intuition is the foundation of self-awareness. André Malraux

The journey of self reflection is a long one but it is worth taking.Pin

The journey of self-reflection is a long one, but it is worth taking.

The greatest journey in life is the journey of self discovery. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The greatest journey in life is the journey of self-discovery.

And you When will you begin that long journey into yourselfPin

And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself? Rumi

To own your own shadow is to understand who you are. Self Awareness QuotesPin

To own your own shadow is to understand who you are. Robert Johnson

What I am looking for is not out there it is in me.Pin

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me. Helen Keller

Positive Self Awareness Quotes

To know yourself you need not go to any book to any priest to any psychologist. The whole treasure is within yourself. Self Awareness QuotesPin

To know yourself you need not go to any book, to any priest, to any psychologist. The whole treasure is within yourself. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Very little is needed to make a happy life it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.Pin

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. Marcus Aurelius

It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die. Self Awareness QuotesPin

It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die. S. I. Hayakawa

It also is becoming obvious that those who avoid the painful encounter with the unseen are doomed to live a [prideful] boring and superficial life.Pin

It also is becoming obvious that those who avoid the painful encounter with the unseen are doomed to live a [prideful], boring, and superficial life.

The unintended consequences of our actions are often the most telling signs of who we are. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The unintended consequences of our actions are often the most telling signs of who we are.

Never try to do anything that is outside of who you are. A forced smile is a sign of what feels wrong in your heart so recognize it when it happens. Living a lie will reduce you to one.Pin

Never try to do anything that is outside of who you are. A forced smile is a sign of what feels wrong in your heart, so recognize it when it happens. Living a lie will reduce you to one. Ashly Lorenzana

My friend...care for your psyche...know thyself for once we know ourselves we may learn how to care for ourselves. Self Awareness QuotesPin

My friend…care for your psyche…know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves. Socrates

Mature striving is linked to long range goals. Thus, the process of becoming is largely a matter of organizing transitory impulses into a pattern of striving and interest in which thePin

Mature striving is linked to long-range goals. Thus, the process of becoming is largely a matter of organizing transitory impulses into a pattern of striving and interest in which the element of self-awareness plays a large part. Gordon W. Allport Self Awareness Quotes

It isnt 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. Self Awareness QuotesPin

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.

The biggest challenge in life is being yourself in a world trying to make you like everyone else.Pin

The biggest challenge in life is being yourself… in a world trying to make you like everyone else. Oprah Winfrey

Make the most of yourself for that is all there is of you. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

True self awareness comes from the understanding of your own emotional abilities.Pin

True self-awareness comes from the understanding of your own emotional abilities.

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. Michel de Montaigne

The more you know yourself the more clarity there is. Self knowledge has no end.Pin

The more you know yourself, the more clarity there is. Self-knowledge has no end. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Spiritual growth is not a religious concept but a personal one. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Spiritual growth is not a religious concept but a personal one. Marianne Williamson

Your belief systems create your reality. Change your beliefs change your life.Pin

Your belief systems create your reality. Change your beliefs, change your life.

Whatever I have not yet learned to tolerate in myself inevitably will appear in my children. In this way they like Julia guide me to a new level of self awareness and everyone benefits. Self Awareness QuotesPin

Whatever I have not yet learned to tolerate in myself inevitably will appear in my children. In this way, they, like Julia, guide me to a new level of self-awareness and everyone benefits. Kenny Loggins

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am then I can change.Pin

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. Carl Rogers

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. Carl Jung

Remember this also its always easy to look back and see what we were yesterday ten years ago. It is hard to see what we are. If you can master that trick youll get along.Pin

Remember this also: it’s always easy to look back and see what we were, yesterday, ten years ago. It is hard to see what we are. If you can master that trick, you’ll get along. Self Awareness Quotes

The greatest blessing in life is being able to know yourself. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The greatest blessing in life is being able to know yourself. Shunryu Suzuki

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to ones awareness of ones ignorance.Pin

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance. Anthony de Mello

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Self Awareness QuotesPin

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Mark Twain

No one can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.Pin

No one can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision. Self Awareness QuotesPin

I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision. Eleanor Roosevelt

We must each lead a way of life with self awareness and compassion to do as much as we can. Then whatever happens we will have no regrets.Pin

We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens, we will have no regrets. Dalai Lama

If an emotion can’t change the condition or the situation you’re dealing with, it is likely an unhelpful emotion. Or, quite possibly, a destructive one. But it’s what I feel. Right, no one Self Awareness QuotesPin

If an emotion can’t change the condition or the situation you’re dealing with, it is likely an unhelpful emotion. Or, quite possibly, a destructive one. But it’s what I feel. Right, no one said anything about not feeling it.

Every act of genuine creativity means achieving a higher level of self awareness and personal freedom.Pin

Every act of genuine creativity means achieving a higher level of self-awareness and personal freedom. Rollo May

The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart. Julien Green

The little self reflection we allow ourselves is often painful but always worthwhile.Pin

The little self-reflection we allow ourselves is often painful, but always worthwhile.

The mind is a reflection of the world. Understanding the mind is the key to understanding the world. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The mind is a reflection of the world. Understanding the mind is the key to understanding the world. Amit Ray

The journey of self reflection is not always easy but it is always worth it.Pin

The journey of self-reflection is not always easy, but it is always worth it.

The older you get the more you understand how your conscience works. The biggest and only critic lives in your perception of peoples perception of you rather than peoples perception of you. Self Awareness QuotesPin

The older you get, the more you understand how your conscience works. The biggest and only critic lives in your perception of people’s perception of you rather than people’s perception of you.  Criss Jami

Self Awareness Quotes for Leadership

The only real power we have is the power of our own thoughts.Pin

The only real power we have is the power of our own thoughts. Marianne Williamson

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.Pin

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Brené Brown

Self awareness is only powerful when knowledge is understood and applied only then can it manifest into true wisdom!Pin

Self-awareness is only powerful when knowledge is understood and applied, only then can it manifest into true wisdom! Martin R. Lemieux

I have been and still am a seeker but I have ceased to question stars and books I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.Pin

I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.  Hermann Hesse Self Awareness Quotes

The greatest self awareness comes from being aware of ones own shadows.Pin

The greatest self-awareness comes from being aware of one’s own shadows.

Knowing others is intelligence knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength mastering yourself is true power.Pin

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu

Being spontaneous is being able to respond with confidence calmly trusting that, whatever the outcome, you will have a positive if challenging experience that will lead to greaterPin

Being spontaneous is being able to respond with confidence; calmly trusting that, whatever the outcome, you will have a positive if challenging experience that will lead to greater self-awareness and success.  Sylvia Clare

I didn't know I had it in me. There's more to all of us than we realize. Life is so much bigger, grander, higher, and wider than we allow ourselves to think. We're capable of so much morePin

I didn’t know I had it in me. There’s more to all of us than we realize. Life is so much bigger, grander, higher, and wider than we allow ourselves to think. We’re capable of so much more than we allow ourselves to believe.  Queen Latifah

What I'm very concerned about is how do we bolster our self awareness as humans, as biological organismsPin

What I’m very concerned about is how do we bolster our self-awareness as humans, as biological organisms? Mae Jemison

The more you know yourself the more you realize how much you dont know.Pin

The more you know yourself, the more you realize how much you don’t know. Aristotle

The greatest thing in life is not what you do but who you are becoming.Pin

The greatest thing in life is not what you do, but who you are becoming.

The greatest gift you can give yourself is the ownership of your own reality.Pin

The greatest gift you can give yourself is the ownership of your own reality.

It is when you lose sight of yourself, that you lose your way. To keep your truth in sight you must keep yourself in sight and the world to you should be a mirror to reflect to you yourPin

It is when you lose sight of yourself, that you lose your way. To keep your truth in sight you must keep yourself in sight and the world to you should be a mirror to reflect to you your image; the world should be a mirror that you reflect upon. C. JoyBell C.

The mind is a dynamic process that involves the entire body and is constantly changing. By being self aware you can change your brain and change your life.Pin

The mind is a dynamic process that involves the entire body and is constantly changing. By being self-aware, you can change your brain and change your life. Deepak Chopra

Self reflection is a never ending process. It requires humility acceptance and a willingness to learn.Pin

Self-reflection is a never-ending process. It requires humility, acceptance, and a willingness to learn.

The most important conversations youll ever have are the ones youll have with yourself.Pin

The most important conversations you’ll ever have are the ones you’ll have with yourself. David Goggins

The minds first step to self awareness must be through the body.Pin

The mind’s first step to self-awareness must be through the body. George Sheehan

We’re involved in trillions of little acts just to keep going. So we don’t get into the habit of standing back and looking at our lives and saying Is that all Is that all I want Is somethingPin

We’re involved in trillions of little acts just to keep going. So we don’t get into the habit of standing back and looking at our lives and saying: Is that all? Is that all I want? Is something missing?

If it is bread that you seek you will have bread. If it is the soul you seek you will find the soul. If you understand this secret you know you are that which you seek.Pin

If it is bread that you seek, you will have bread. If it is the soul you seek, you will find the soul. If you understand this secret, you know you are that which you seek.  Rumi

We have self centered minds which get us into plenty of trouble. If we do not come to understand the error in the wayPin

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

The outer conditions of a persons life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.Pin

The outer conditions of a person’s life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs. James Allen Self Awareness Quotes

The woman who is truly self aware knows that her self is a light from beyond this world a spiritual essence that has nothing to do with the physical world.Pin

The woman who is truly self-aware knows that her self is a light from beyond this world, a spiritual essence that has nothing to do with the physical world.

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.Pin

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes. William James

Often its not about becoming a new person but becoming the person you were meant to be and already are but dont know how to be.Pin

Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be. Heath L. Buckmaster

Honest self understanding liberates us from our stuck emotions.Pin

Honest self-understanding liberates us from our stuck emotions. C. Terry Warner

I think self awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.Pin

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

A traveler I am and a navigator and every day I discover a new region within my soul.Pin

A traveler I am, and a navigator, and every day I discover a new region within my soul.

The ultimate human freedom is the ability to choose your own thoughts.Pin

The ultimate human freedom is the ability to choose your own thoughts.

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to diePin

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Henry David Thoreau

Look outside and you will see yourself. Look inside and you will find yourself.Pin

Look outside and you will see yourself. Look inside and you will find yourself. Drew Gerald

Mindfulness means maintaining a moment by moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that wePin

Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them – without believing, for instance, that there’s a right or wrong way to think or feel in a given moment. When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune in to what we’re sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future.

No amount of self improvement can make up for any lack of self acceptance.Pin

No amount of self-improvement can make up for any lack of self-acceptance. Robert Holden

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.Pin

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself. Ursula K. Le Guin

It must combine relaxation with activity and dynamism. Technology can aid that.Pin

Self-awareness is not just relaxation and not just meditation. It must combine relaxation with activity and dynamism. Technology can aid that. Deepak Chopra Self Awareness Quotes

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside dreams who looks inside awakes.Pin

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Jung

Yeah its disturbing when someone has no self awareness.Pin

Yeah, it’s disturbing when someone has no self-awareness. Mike White

To know others is wisdom to know yourself is enlightenment.Pin

To know others is wisdom; to know yourself is enlightenment. Lao Tzu

With self awareness you grow more intelligent. In awareness you learn, in self awareness you learn about yourself. Of course, you can only learn what you are not. To know what you are, youPin

With self-awareness you grow more intelligent. In awareness you learn, in self-awareness you learn about yourself. Of course, you can only learn what you are not. To know what you are, you must go beyond the mind. Awareness is the point at which the mind reaches out beyond itself into reality. In awareness you seek not what pleases, but what is true. Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

When you get into recovery you have to re learn a lot of perceptions attitudes and self awareness if you want to stay clean. You really do change.Pin

When you get into recovery, you have to re-learn a lot of perceptions, attitudes, and self-awareness if you want to stay clean. You really do change. Shawn Colvin

The most effective way to change your life is to change your mindset.Pin

The most effective way to change your life is to change your mindset.

Just take this as a warning. Know that theres always a price for not being yourself.Pin

Just take this as a warning. Know that there’s always a price for not being yourself. Benilde Little

The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered intuitive creative and reflective people who know to see a problem as an opportunity.Pin

The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective – people who know to see a problem as an opportunity. Deepak Chopra Self Awareness Quotes

The following question is the key to true self awareness Who am IPin

The following question is the key to true self-awareness: Who am I? Ramana Maharshi

Stand up for who you are. Respect your Self and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into the lives.Pin

Stand up for who you are. Respect your Self and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into the lives. Amit Ray

Until you make the unconscious conscious it will direct your life and you will call it fate.Pin

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. Carl Jung

Success comes from the inside out. In order to change what is on the outside you must first change what is on the inside.Pin

Success comes from the inside out. In order to change what is on the outside, you must first change what is on the inside.  Idowu Koyenikan

To become different from what we are we must have some awareness of what we are.Pin

To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are. Eric Hoffer

The reason were such fertile ground for the dark forces of such lies and social manipulation is that were dissociated from the genuine light of self awareness.Pin

The reason we’re such fertile ground for the dark forces of such lies and social manipulation is that we’re dissociated from the genuine light of self-awareness.

To know yourself you must sacrifice the illusion that you already do.Pin

To know yourself, you must sacrifice the illusion that you already do. Vironika Tugaleva

The key to an ideal workplace in one hyphenated word is this self awareness.Pin

The key to an ideal workplace, in one hyphenated word, is this: self-awareness. Neil Blumenthal

The center of your being is the center of your life. The more centered you are the more life you have.Pin

The center of your being is the center of your life. The more centered you are, the more life you have.

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 awarenessPin

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

Cultural Perspectives on Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is a fundamental aspect of personal growth and development, but its cultivation can vary significantly across cultures. Different cultural perspectives offer unique insights into how individuals perceive themselves and their relationship to the world around them. Exploring these diverse viewpoints sheds light on the various cultural practices and philosophies that promote self-reflection and personal growth.

In many Eastern cultures, such as those rooted in Buddhism and Hinduism, self-awareness is deeply intertwined with spiritual practices and philosophies. Meditation plays a central role in fostering self-awareness by encouraging individuals to observe their thoughts and emotions without judgment. The practice of mindfulness, derived from Buddhist traditions, emphasizes being fully present in the moment and developing an acute awareness of one’s internal experiences. By cultivating mindfulness through meditation and other contemplative practices, individuals in these cultures seek to gain insight into their true nature and achieve a deeper understanding of themselves.

Similarly, indigenous cultures around the world often have rich traditions that prioritize self-awareness and introspection. For example, many Native American tribes practice vision quests, spiritual journeys undertaken to gain clarity and self-understanding. During these quests, individuals spend time alone in nature, reflecting on their purpose and connection to the world. Through rituals, storytelling, and communion with nature, indigenous cultures instill a profound sense of self-awareness and belonging within their members.

In contrast, Western cultures often approach self-awareness from a more individualistic perspective, focusing on personal introspection and psychological inquiry. Psychotherapy and self-help practices have become widespread in Western societies, offering tools and techniques for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. From Freudian psychoanalysis to modern cognitive-behavioral therapy, Western approaches to self-awareness emphasize the importance of understanding one’s internal world to achieve personal growth and fulfillment.

Furthermore, cultural values and norms shape how individuals perceive and express self-awareness. In collectivist cultures, such as those found in many Asian countries, individuals may prioritize harmony and social cohesion over individual expression. As a result, self-awareness may be viewed more holistically, encompassing not only an understanding of oneself but also of one’s role within the broader social context. Conversely, in individualistic cultures, such as those prevalent in Western societies, self-awareness may be more focused on personal identity and autonomy.

Overall, cultural perspectives on self-awareness offer valuable insights into the diverse ways in which individuals navigate their inner worlds and engage with the world around them. By exploring these perspectives, we gain a deeper appreciation for the richness and complexity of human experience, as well as the universal desire for self-understanding and personal growth.

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