Self Reflection And Self Awareness Quotes To Find Your True Self

Relationship between self-reflection and self-awareness: We learn as we live our life. In other words, life is a learning journey. Our experiences teach us as we move along, whether we realize or not. But if we take the time to reflect on our lives, we will realize that all our past experiences are life lessons. Self-reflection will bring out our self-awareness.

Self-awareness can lead us to explore our personalities, value systems, beliefs, natural inclinations and tendencies.By having a better understanding of ourselves, then only we are empowered to make changes in our lives.

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In the meantime, let’s look through my selected quotes on self-refection and self-awareness in our lives.

“To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.” – Alexander Pope

“Know thyself.” -Socrates

“I stared at myself in the mirror, wondering what she saw that I didn’t.” – Sherri Lee Emmons

“The past can’t be changed, can it? It can just be forgiven.” – Elizabeth George

“My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.” – John Lennon

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.” – Confucius

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” –  C.G. Jung

“If things aren’t going well in your outer life, it’s because things aren’t going well in your inner life.  It’s that simple.” – T. Harv Eker

“I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn” – Robert Frost

“When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal.  When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine yourself.” -Confucius

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

“The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.” – William M. Thackeray

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ? Soren Kierkegaard

“It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.”- Eric Hoffer

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection” – Thomas Paine

“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” – Peter F. Drucker

“Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real, and you’re just a reflection of him?” ? Bill Watterson

“Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous” – Confucius

“The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind.” – Wayne Dyer

“Look within!… The secret is inside you.” – Hui-neng

“Seeing within changes one’s outer vision.” – Joseph Chilton Pearce

“Tell me who you love, and I’ll tell you who you are.” – Creole proverb

“Peace is an individual conquest; it has never been a deed of the masses.” – Armando Cosani

“Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.” – Yvonne Woon

“…real childhood scars heal, but not when band-aids replace self-reflection.” – Cameron Conaway

“Most of us have two lives. The one we live and the other life which we hope, dream or wish we have lived” – Nancy Lauren

“A moment is silence is actually a very loud moment.” – Nouf Alfadl

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – C.G. Jung

“You’ve always been what you are. That’s not new. What you’ll get used to is knowing it.” – Cassandra Clare

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” – C.G. Jung

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

“Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.” – Andre Malrauxngway

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

“Through others we become ourselves.” – Lev S. Vygotsky

“People of the world don’t look at themselves, and so they blame one another.” – Mevlana Rumi

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy

“I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.” – Socrates

“I don’t want someone to believe my lies, I need someone to accept my truths.” – Kellie Elmore