155 Realising Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of realising quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about realising what's important.

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The Most Famous Realising Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Self-realisation means that we have been consciously connected with our source of being. Once we have made this connection, then nothing can go wrong. — Swami Paramananda

The most delightful surprise in life is to suddenly recognise your own worth. — Maxwell Maltz

When you believe yourself to be a person, you see persons everywhere. In reality there are no persons, only threads of memories and habits. At the moment of realisation the person ceases. — Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognise how good things really are. — Marianne Williamson

I am not asking whether you know things about Him but do you know God, are you enjoying God, is God the centre of your life, the soul of your being, the source of your greatest joy? He is meant to be. — Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind... but as a path for realisation and salvation. — Ali Akbar Khan

Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time. — Margot Fonteyn

Life comes when you have knowledge, wisdom, and understanding, when you can see for real, touch, and feel for real, know for real. Then you are truly living. — RZA

Knowledge is not what is memorised. Knowledge is what benefits. — Al-Shafi‘i

Presents don't really mean much to me. I don't want to sound mawkish, but - it was the realization that I have a great many people in my life who really love me, and who I really love. — Gabriel Byrne

Short Realising Quotes

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  • I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau
  • I tell the truth; listen everyone. Only those who have Loved, will realise the Lord — Guru Gobind Singh
  • Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world. — Ramana Maharshi
  • Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realising you were the prisoner! — Max Lucado
  • We must realise that prophetic cry of black students: Black man you are on your own! — Steven Biko
  • The Sun does not realise how wonderful it is until after a room is made. — Louis Kahn
  • When one realises one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake. — P.D. Ouspensky
  • The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because they realise that welfare is killing them. — Pauline Hanson
  • The best diet is one you don't realise you're following. — Chris Williamson
  • More girls are taking up sport and realising it’s a legitimate option for them to forge a career. — Ellyse Perry

Top 10 Realising Quotes

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with Blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior. — Steven Biko

I tell the truth; listen everyone. Only those who have Loved, will realise the Lord — Guru Gobind Singh

Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world. — Ramana Maharshi

Wisdom leads to unity, but ignorance to separation. So long as God seems to be outside and far away, there is ignorance. But when God is realised within, that is true knowledge. — Ramakrishna

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realising you were the prisoner! — Max Lucado

We must realise that prophetic cry of black students: Black man you are on your own! — Steven Biko

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The Sun does not realise how wonderful it is until after a room is made. — Louis Kahn

Think of a person of average intelligence, and then realise half of the fucking country is more stupid than that idiot. — George Carlin

We are all better than we know. If only we can be brought to realise this, we may never be prepared to settle for anything less — Kurt Hahn

Realising Image Quotes

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Realising quote by Henry David Thoreau

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

Realising quote by Louis Kahn

The Sun does not realise how wonderful it is until after a room is made. — Louis Kahn

Realising quote Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.

Finally Realising Quotes

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The final goal ... is to grasp the native's point of view, his relation to life, to realise his vision of his world. — Bronislaw Malinowski

Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them. — Paulo Coelho

It was in 2003 that I realised there was no choice but to have dialysis treatment - by the time of the World Cup that year, I could barely walk. A year later, I finally had a kidney transplant. — Jonah Lomu

Realising quote I always thought someone should do something, until, one day I realised I was So
I always thought someone should do something, until, one day I realised I was Someone.

The meaning of this is, that whomsoever we love, in him we find our own soul in the highest sense. The final truth of our existence lies in this. God, the Supreme Soul, is in me, as well as in my son, and my joy in my son is the realisation of this truth. — Rabindranath Tagore

The final goal of all religions is to realise the essential oneness. — Mahatma Gandhi

It's been a dream for me since I was six years old to go to the Olympic Games and to finally have that dream realised is something massive for me. — Natalie du Toit

Realising quote Many of life's failures are people who did not realise how close they were to su
Many of life's failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.

Maybe that's some of the reason I feel so good today. Maybe I finally realised that it's just a game. — David Duval

Fame doesn't redeem you. It takes a long time to get there, and when you're finally there, you realise you still have authority figures telling you what to do. — Cyndi Lauper

It took me a long time to realise that I was a girl as a teenager. At that point I never really believed it. I looked like a boy for a long time. Now, finally, I feel like a woman. — Kristen Stewart

I think people are finally realising that women are interesting and more interesting the older they get. But it's taken a while for that realisation to happen. — Christine Bottomley

Self Realisation Quotes

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We don't realise that we are actually perfect just the way we are. We are born perfect, but spend a lifetime trying to be something we are not, and then feel inadequate for failing. Your only purpose is to BE YOURSELF, otherwise you will deprive the universe of who you came here to be. — Anita Moorjani

Only two kinds of people can attain self-knowledge: those who are not encumbered at all with learning, that is to say, whose minds are not over-crowded with thoughts borrowed from others; and those who, after studying all the scriptures and sciences, have come to realise that they know nothing. — Ramakrishna

Know that you are a spark of God and can exist fully only within the realization of that profound truth. As such, you are a light and inspiration to others. — Harold Klemp

Realising quote The more you know, the more you realise how much you don't know - the less you k
The more you know, the more you realise how much you don't know - the less you know, the more you think you know.

Fearlessness means faith in God: faith in his protection, His justice, His wisdom, His mercy, His love, and His Omnipresence... To be fit for Self-realization man must be fearless. — Paramahansa Yogananda

We can either watch life from the sidelines, or actively participate... Either we let self-doubt and feelings of inadequacy prevent us from realising our potential, or embrace the fact that when we turn our attention away from ourselves, our potential is limitless. — Christopher Reeve

All that is required to realise the Self is to “Be Still. — Ramana Maharshi

Realising quote Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realise yo
Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realise your hidden potential and power. Let difficulties know that you too are difficult.

All service should be regarded as an offering to God, and every opportunity to serve should be welcomed as a gift from God. When service is done in this spirit, it will lead to self- realization. — Sathya Sai Baba

Live for yourself. Love those around you - but realise they have their own agendas. — Alex Gaskarth

The greatest potential for growth and self-realisation exists in the second half of life. — Carl Jung

The best art is about individualism, free self-expression and realising a unique, imaginative perspective- A true artist takes no notice whatever of the public. The public are to him non-existent. — Oscar Wilde

I Have Realised Quotes

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Italy have plenty of high-quality players. Newcomers need time to get adjusted to the set-up and the system of play. I'm very young, and although I think I have shown good quality in my international games, I realise that there are plenty of others competing for places. — Alessandro Del Piero

I don't mean to be overly sensitive or anything like that, but you just have to take a minute in every day, and just reflect on where you are, and just realise what you've got, because you just never know where the next huge change in your life is going to come from. — Corey Taylor

I think I have changed a lot. People might feel a little unfamiliar with the new me, but this is just who I am. I realised that I just want to be free. — Taeyang

Realising quote I always wondered why somebody didn't do something about that, then I realised t
I always wondered why somebody didn't do something about that, then I realised that I am somebody.

Thanks to history books, I have realised that people over the years have been dying of war, and that enabled me to realise that there is nothing stupid like war. — Kamal Haasan

What I have since realized is that if people expect you to be brave, sometimes you pretend that you are, even when you are frightened down to your very bones. — Sharon Creech

I have a motto: it's never too late to give up. It's never too late to give up what you are doing, and start doing what you realise you love. — Hans Rosling

Realising quote Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realise yo
Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realise your hidden potential and power. Let difficulties know that you too are difficult.

Standing, as I do, in view of God and eternity, I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone (On the eve of her execution) — Edith Cavell

From quite an early age I realised the effect that good food can have on others. — Jamie Oliver

I'd love to adopt, but having a daughter, Daisy, who's in the middle of her teens, I'm now thinking: Is this a time to start all over again or is this a time to realise those child-rearing years are over? — Joely Richardson

I live a very different life now, with incredible privileges, but looking back I realise that growing up in Russia gave me tools that other people don't necessarily have - such as the will to push that bit further, to make things happen, to succeed. — Natalia Vodianova

When You Realise Quotes

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If you’re not prioritising your sleep, it’s highly likely you’re not getting enough. When we’re as time-poor as we are these days, sleep tends to be the first thing to be pushed aside. We don’t realise how much we need it and how much stress a lack of it can cause. — Rangan Chatterjee

In the last two World Cups, I realised that when you put a lot of pressure on yourself, it does not work. — Smriti Mandhana

When you imagine the reality of the fulfilled desire and feel the thrill of accomplishment, your subconscious brings about the realisation of desire. — Joseph Murphy

Realising quote Many bloggers fail to realise that what they know and consider 'basic' is actual
Many bloggers fail to realise that what they know and consider 'basic' is actually 'advanced' to many of their readers.

Paul Scholes is just fantastic. When you play alongside him, you realise what a special talent he is. — Michael Carrick

Every relationship has problems but when those problems arise you have to realise that they don't mean your relationship is broken, it's just a little bent. Bent things can be fixed and like so your relationship can too. The first step however is realising that. — Johnny Depp

It's always tough when you lose - you've worked so hard for that moment and it hasn't gone the way you wanted. But you have to realise there's always a bright side, you have to pick yourself up and get ready for the next game. — Maria Sharapova

It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger. — Gertrude Stein

You're pretending this isn't your life. You think it's going to happen some other time. When you're dead you'll realise you were alive now. — Caryl Churchill

Even when I was Archbishop of Wales and working with new bishops, I used to say, not realising quite how true it was, 'One of the things you will do as a bishop is disappoint people'. — Rowan Williams

When you are around people who have money, you realise money isn't that impressive, it's about your class, morals and how you conduct yourself. — Anthony Joshua

Never Realised Quotes

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Of all our dreams today there is none more important - or so hard to realise - than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality. — Lester B. Pearson

Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life. — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I never realised that to become a jockey you needed to be a horse first. — Arrigo Sacchi

I surrounded myself with people who indulged my ego. They treated me as though I was Ziggy Stardust or one of my characters, never realising that David Jones might be behind it. — David Bowie

There is nothing simple or dull in achieving the transparent page. Vulgar ostentation is twice as easy as discipline. When you realise that ugly typography never effaces itself, you will be able to capture beauty as the wise men capture happiness by aiming at something else. — Beatrice Warde

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past. — Virginia Woolf

I have become a bit obsessed with eyebrows, I used to never have any and then I realised big eyebrows are good and now I'm an eyebrow fiend. Everyone comes to me to get their eyebrows done. — Jessie J

I thought I knew everything about love and relationships in my 20s, the ignorance of youth is bliss. As you get older, you start to realise that you don't really know anything and life is a great traveling journey. Life is unexpected...you just never know whats going to happen. — Reese Witherspoon

People don't realise what they had till it's gone. Like President Kennedy - nobody like him. Like The Beatles, there will never be anything like them. Like my man, Elvis Presley - I was the Elvis of boxing. — Muhammad Ali

Once you move away from home, it's never quite the same again. You expect everything to be just as you left it, and it never is. It's almost the first step into adulthood, realising you've got to make your own way. — Saoirse Ronan

And Then I Realised Quotes

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When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me. — Emo Philips

I realized I could run after finding out that my dad used to run and it gave me the morale that if he did it then maybe I could also run. — David Rudisha

The combination of pictures and words together can be really effective, and I began to realise in my career that unless I wrote my own words, then my message was diluted — Galen

If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realising your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I'm definitely ruthless and selfish. — Nicole Scherzinger

I know some players like being the centre of attention and I admit that when I first became a player I liked fame, too. But that feeling lasted only for three months. Then I realised what it was really like to be the centre of attention all the time. It isn't all good. — Mario Balotelli

Then suddenly something just kicked me. I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different atmosphere than you normally are. My immediate reaction was to back off, slow down. — Ayrton Senna

I've realised that when I don't play people who are complex I get very, very bored, and then lazy, and end up being rubbish. — Sienna Miller

I behaved worse than anybody for 15 years, and you have to pay the price for that. I used to blame other people, then therapy made me realise I had to change. — Mickey Rourke

Now and then when I get an idea for a picture, I think, how ordinary. Why paint that old rock? Why not go for a walk instead? But then I realise that to someone else it may not seem so ordinary. — Georgia O'Keeffe

My father was a classical singer of baroque music, and my older sister was in musical theatre, and I thought about doing the same thing but then realised straight acting was for me. — Antonia Thomas

I've Realised Quotes

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For a long time, I used to think that I had a man's brain that I thought more like a man than a woman. But now I've come to realise that whatever it is I do think like, it's not like men; because men don't really think like men, they think like boys. — David Baddiel

When I was a young boy I wanted to play for Newcastle United, I wanted to wear the number nine shirt and I wanted to score goals at St James' Park. I've lived my dream and I realise how lucky I've been to have done that. — Alan Shearer

At the end of the day, life's about realising one's human potential. I don't know if I've realised mine, but I've certainly gone a long way towards realising some goals and some dreams. — Linton Kwesi Johnson

There was a time when I didn't like myself at all. I thought I was a cruel joke. But now I've come to realise that maybe I am not cute, but I am beautiful. — Cee Lo Green

What you've got to realise is that footballers, and me in particular, have seen everything in the changing room. Everything. I've seen the manager kicking off with the players, the players kicking off with him, players fighting each other, managers fighting, everything. — Ryan Giggs

With Maurice suddenly going, I realised... I think I've matured. I don't take things lightly any more. — Robin Gibb

My dad says that when I was two or three I used to go out dressed as a different character every day. I remember thinking it was perfectly normal to wear different coloured shoes and carry a pink umbrella. But now I've got a goddaughter of that age; I realise it's not normal at all. — Alice Eve

One of the things that is devastating is I realise I haven't been living a different life than when I was, like, 12. I'm shocked at how reclusive I've been since then. I was unaware of it until recently. — Gus Van Sant

You've just got to get over that mental hurdle and those battles in your own head during matches when things aren't going so well. It takes time. It's probably all things I already knew, but for someone to talk about it maybe in a different way makes you realise things. — Samantha Stosur

I've now realised for the first time in my life the vital Importance of Being Earnest. — Oscar Wilde

You Will Realise Quotes

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Do not direct all your energies towards seeking pleasure but rather towards a sublime ideal. Your energies will then serve you and contribute to the realisation of your goal or ideal. — Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him. — Ramakrishna

There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else's terms. — Jeanette Winterson

If you always think about your dreams or goals, work steadfastly towards them and continue to challenge yourself, you will definitely be able to realise those dreams or goals. — Tadashi Yanai

One day you will realise that for your life to change for the better, you must first change for the better. — Leon Brown

Formerly when the Govardhanagiri (mountain) was raised aloft by a little boy, the gopis and gopalas realised that Krishna was the Lord. Now, it is not one Govardhanagiri, a whole range will be lifted, you will see! — Sathya Sai Baba

My mum told me to have patience. It's about realising that when things aren't going the way you want them to, or you don't have inspiration, it will come. — Vanessa Paradis

Whether you've done anything wrong or not people will write whatever they want, so it's just a matter of not reading it, not buying into it, and hopefully the people that do read it realise that it's just fictional stories for entertainment. — Holly Valance

It will be obvious to anyone who sees it that he [Doctor Strange] earns that cloak. You think he's doing all right and then you realise that there's one massive lesson to learn. — Benedict Cumberbatch

Nobody's really happy. And as soon as society realises that you can't trust anyone and that hardship is a natural part of existence, the sooner the therapists will realise that they are worthless! Sorry. They have worth deficit disorder! — Christopher Titus

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More Realising Quotes

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Everything happens for a reason, and everything has a story, and if you take time to realise what your dream is and what you really want in life... whether it's sports, whether it's in other fields, you have to realise that there's always work to do. — Stephen Curry

The individual comes face-to-face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists. The American mind has not come to a realisation of the evil which has been introduced into our midst. It rejects even the assumption that human creatures could espouse a philosophy which must ultimately destroy all that is good and decent. — J. Edgar Hoover

Western civilisation needs a complete overhaul or it will fall apart one day or another. It has realised the most complete perversion of any rational order of things. Reign of matter, of gold, of machine, of number, it no longer possesses breath, or liberty, or light. — Julius Evola

Even after the Truth has been realised, there remains that strong, obstinate impression that one is still an ego - the agent and experiencer. This has to be carefully removed by living in a state of constant identification with the supreme non-dual Self. Full Awakening is the eventual ceasing of all the mental impressions of being an ego. — Adi Shankara

If democracy is ever to be threatened, it will not be by revolutionary groups burning government offices and occupying the broadcasting and newspaper offices of the world. It will come from disenchantment, cynicism and despair caused by the realisation that the New World Order means we are all to be managed and not represented. — Tony Benn

Nothing-was more degrading than for a woman to have to marry for a home. Love should be the sole reason. Surely those with a brain-to think, eyes to see and a mind-to reason must realise that the capitalist system must cease and a co-operative system prevail in its place. — Vida Goldstein

A crowd is not merely impulsive and mobile. Like a savage, it is not prepared to admit that anything can come between its desire and the realisation of its desire. — Gustave Le Bon

I kept my culture. I kept the music of my roots. Through my music I became this voice and image of Africa and the people without even realising. — Miriam Makeba

Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality. — John Lennon

Real friends are very special, but you have to be careful because sometimes you have a friend and you think they are made of rock, then suddenly you realise they're only made of sand. — Maria Callas

There's a point when you're dating someone where you become aware of all the things you kind of thought you couldn't depart from. You kind of build all of these nostalgias and sort of antiquated memories in your mind, and when you're at the point during the breakup, you realise, "you know what, it actually takes a bit more than all this bullshit". — Matthew Healy

The basic nature of all conscious beings is 'self-existing wakefulness'. Self-existing meaning spontaneous or without effort and wakefulness meaning natural awareness. To ignore our basic nature, is to wander in fear and confusion, to directly realise our essential nature is to be Enlightened. — Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

Accelerate the implementation of innovation-driven development strategies, accelerate the realisation of high-level scientific and technological self-reliance ... resolutely win the key core technology battles ... accelerate the construction of the world's important talent centre and innovation high evaluation, and strive to form a comparative advantage of international competition for talents. — Xi Jinping

It appears that my worst fears have been realised: we have made progress in everything yet nothing has changed. — Derrick Bell

The historical wheels of the rejuvenation of the nationalities are rolling forward and the complete reunification of the motherland must be realised and can certainly be realised. — Xi Jinping

We, a Marxist party with more than 96 million members, are even more united. Through continuous struggle, we have realised the thousand-year-old dream of the Chinese nation of moderate prosperity. — Xi Jinping

I've never really been star struck. I was a little bit taken aback when I was doing a chat show recently and I was sat in the make-up chair chatting to a guy say next to me but I couldn't look round and see who it was, it was only when I got up I realised it had been Bryan Adams I'd been talking to! — Richard Fleeshman

And suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was driving it by a kind of instinct, only I was in a different dimension. — Ayrton Senna

With the White Stripes we were trying to trick people into not realising we were playing the blues. We did not want to come off like white kids trying to play black music from 100 years ago so a great way to distract them was by dressing in red, white and black. — Jack White

My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him. — Mahatma Gandhi

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