Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.— Ramana Maharshi
Perspective Self Awareness quotations
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Give up identification with this mass of flesh as well as with what thinks it a mass. Both are intellectual imaginations. Recognise your true self as undifferentiated awareness, unaffected by time, past, present or future, and enter Peace.
We are what we believe we are.
Patients are patients because they are out of rapport with their own unconscious... Patients are people who have had too much programming - so much outside programming that they have lost touch with their inner selves.
I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.
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.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Modern man is conditioned to expect instant gratification, but any success or triumph realized quickly, with only marginal effort, is necessarily shallow. Meaningful achievement takes time, hard work, persistence, patience, proper intent and self-awareness. The path to success is punctuated by failure, consolidation, and renewed effort.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
Though we can't always see it at the time, if we look upon events with some perspective, we see things always happen for our best interests. We are always being guided in a way better than we know ourselves.
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
I don't recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
Arise, transcend Thyself, Thou art man and the whole nature of man Is to become more than himself.
Be yourself. The world worships the original.
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.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
The one self- knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
Love is who you are. Your true self is pure love, infinite awareness, and unbounded joy...As you realize this, you will feel a small light in your heart. At first it will be the size of a spark, then a candle flame, then a raging bonfire.
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.
Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
Is the beam from a lighthouse affected by howling wind and rain? It remains perfectly steadfast and unaffected by the storm. Your true self is like that. Nothing can ever harm you once you are consciously aware that it is so.
The thing about seeing the big picture and being self-aware is knowing that it's not about you. It's about the big picture. It's not about you. It's not. This is not about you.
You cannot find yourself by going into the past. You can find yourself by coming into the present.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Do not allow yourself to suppress your thoughts.
Instead, let the thoughts come before you and become a sort of observer. Start observing your own mind. Do not try to escape; do not be afraid of your thinking.
A feeling of aversion or attachment toward something is your clue that there's work to be done.
Never speak out of anger, Never act out of fear, Never choose from impatience, But wait... and peace will appear.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
The training is a set of interpersonal interactions that lead to emotional and intellectual experiences that provide a circumstance and an intrument for self awareness, self observation and reflection on the circumstances of the subject trainee, both in his individual life and as a social being.
By learning to trust your intuition, miracles seem to happen.
Intuitive thoughts are gifts from the higher self.
Racism is the ultimate ignorance in that it relates 'self' to the body instead of the Consciousness - Awareness - animating and experiencing through the body. It is like judging a man by his spacesuit instead of the person inside it.
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
If self-validation were our most significant societal measure - we would give trophies to ourselves.
Running is a road to self-awareness and reliance-you can push yourself to extremes and learn the harsh reality of your physical and mental limitations or coast quietly down a solitary path watching the earth spin beneath your feet.
You seek too much information and not enough transformation.
Self-love is a good thing but self-awareness is more important.
You need to once in a while go ‘Uh, I’m kind of an asshole.’
A knowledge of the interaction of your conscious and subconscious minds will enable you to transform your whole life.