Quotes on Self-Awareness.

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Self-awareness is how individuals consciously know and understand their own character, feelings, motives, and desires. Self-awareness is the key to understanding yourself, your environment, and dealing with people around you. Know Thyself is one of the Delphic maxims and was the first of three maxims inscribed in the pronaos (forecourt) of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi .

Top quotes on self-awareness

  • 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
  • Humility is not about having a low self-image or poor self-esteem. Humility is about self-awareness.– Erwin McManus
  • Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing. – Lawrence Bossidy
  • Self-awareness is not self-centeredness, and spirituality is not narcissism. ‘Know thyself’ is not a narcissistic pursuit. – Marianne Williamson
  • 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

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

  • You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. – Ernest Hemingway
  • I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion. – Billie Jean King
  • Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. – Carl Jung
  • Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance. – Anthony de Mello
  • 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

“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

  • In the light of calm and steady self-awareness, inner energies wake up and work miracles without any effort on your part. – Nisargadatta Maharaj
  • Explore thyself. Herein are demanded the eye and the nerve. – Henry David Thoreau
  • Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. – Carl Jung
  • Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides. – André Malraux
  • Your mind is like a gold mine, if you dig deep you will find something golden. – Gift Gugu Mona
  • Self-awareness is not the same thing as self-approval, any more than imagination is the same thing as daydreaming.- Francis Spufford
  • You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are! – John Lennon
  • 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
  • Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. – Aristotle
  • Without self-awareness, we are as babies in the cradles. – Virginia Woolf
  • Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. – Laozi
  •  Strong people have a strong sense of self-worth and self-awareness; they don’t need the approval of others. – Roy T. Bennett
  • 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
  • To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are. – Eric Hoffer
  •  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

Fear comes from uncertainty; we can eliminate the fear within us when we know ourselves better. – Bruce Lee

  • A strong man cannot help a weaker unless the weaker is willing to be helped, and even then the weak man must become strong of himself; he must, by his own efforts, develop the strength which he admires in another. None but himself can alter his condition. – James Allen
  • What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me. – Helen Keller
  • I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing. – Plato
  • This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections. – Saint Augustine
  • To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one’s own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat. – Plato

All the Best in your quest to get Better. Don’t Settle: Live with Passion.

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