65 Realization Quotes On Success In Life

These realization quotes will inspire you. Realization is the state of understanding or becoming aware of something or the fulfillment or achievement of something desired or anticipated.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging realization quotes, realization sayings, and realization proverbs.

Best Realization Quotes

  1. “All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.” ~ James Thurber
  2. “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
  3. “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 realization, the person ceases.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  4. “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

  5. “People think of these eureka moments and my feeling is that they tend to be little things, a little realization and then a little realization built on that.” ~ Roger Penrose
  6. “Life is perpetually creative because it contains in itself that surplus which ever overflows the boundaries of the immediate time and space, restlessly pursuing its adventure of expression in the varied forms of self-realization.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore
  7. “Every true, eternal problem is an equally true, eternal fault; every answer an atonement, every realization an improvement.” ~ Otto Weininger
  8. “To take an analogy: if we say that a democratic government is the best kind of government, we mean that it most completely fulfills the highest function of a government – the realization of the will of the people.” ~ John Drinkwater

  9. “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
  10. “Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
  11. “Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.” ~ Richard Wright
  12. “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

  13. “The blood and sweat shed by the United States and United Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind the realization of freedom throughout the post-war period.” ~ Kim Young-sam
  14. “Real music is not for wealth, not for honors or even the joys of the mind… but as a path for realization and salvation.” ~ Ali Akbar Khan
  15. “One ounce of the practice of righteousness and of spiritual Self-realisation outweighs tons and tons of frothy talk and nonsensical sentiments.” ~ Swami Vivekananda , Self realization quotes
  16. “I think people are finally realizing that women are interesting and more interesting the older they get. But it’s taken a while for that realization to happen.” ~ Christine Bottomley

  17. “All great movements, it is written, go through three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption. It is the realization of this third stage, adoption, that requires our passion and our discipline, our hearts and our heads. The fate of animals is in our hands.” ~ Tom Regan
  18. “A melancholy lesson of advancing years is the realization that you can’t make old friends.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  19. “I think that it is a part of growing up, learning to control our suffering. I think that when we grow up, and learn that happiness is rare, and passes quickly, we become disillusioned and hurt. And how much we suffer is a mark of how much we have been hurt by this realization. Suffering, you see, is a kind of anger. We rage against the unfairness, the injustice of our sad and sorry lot.” ~ Gregory David Roberts
  20. “The greatest potential for growth and self-realization exists in the second half of life.” ~ Carl Jung

  21. “In a way I think why the Ghost story is very relatable to a large audience is that it’s kind of a coming of age story and it’s a realization of ‘I am what I am – what has happened to me, good or bad, that is the sum of who I am now’.” ~ Rupert Sanders
  22. “The “ego” like its correlative “non-ego”, is the product of the body, mind etc. The only proof of the existence of the real Self is realization.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  23. “My doctrine means that I must identify myself with life, with everything that lives, that I must share the majesty of life in the presence of God. The sum total of this life is God. .. Man is not at peace with himself until he has become like unto God. The endeavor to reach this state is the supreme, the only ambition worth having. And this is self-realization. This self-realization is the subject of the Gita, as it is of all scriptures… to be a real devotee is to realize oneself. Self-realization is not something apart.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  24. “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 realization of your goal or ideal.” ~ Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

  25. “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 realization of this truth.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore
  26. “When you’re working on a scene, both in the script phase and also in the moment, you look around and you wait for the lightning bolt to strike you and based on your instincts tell you what the right thing to do is here. And that can result in anything from a change of dialogue to the realization that what you thought was a dramatic scene should actually have some humor. And maybe if you stage it this way it’s funnier, or if you put the camera here it tells a different story. That stuff is kind of everything when you’re a director.” ~ Alex Kurtzman
  27. “Another part of the rejection I mention was the realization that Buddhism quite simply ignores or dismisses a whole hemisphere of human experience that finds expression in and is enshrined by the mystery religions.” ~ Quentin S. Crisp
  28. “We had this realization that we’d sort of traveled from my bedroom to America and all these people are watching us and that was awesome. 11 shows in 5 days I mean if we weren’t going out, we were on stage, it was huge.” ~ Matthew Healy

  29. “When one has a crisis of faith it means one is struck by the realization than one has been pretending know things that one doesn’t know.” ~ Peter Boghossian
  30. “Maybe the realisation of the full human potential is the utopian thing. Maybe that is our collective struggle, is to find a way to get there. But right now it seems like we’re duplicating what was written in the Bible, a millennium ago, which is “An eye for an eye.” Revenge policy; “If you hit me, we’ll hit you back worse”; ad infinitum.” ~ Chris Pine
  31. “‘Fantasy’ is one of the fewer tracks where it’s more literal than most of our things, but at the same time it’s totally open-ended. Clearly it’s a song about things not really appearing as you want them to, or things either getting what you want and not being satisfied with it because it wasn’t how you hoped it would be, or thinking you want something and not getting it and the realization of that.” ~ Lizzy Plapinger
  32. “While I was traveling and I kind of had the classic realization – that I guess most teenagers have at some point – that time’s gonna run out and that’s not in my power to change that.” ~ George Ezra

  33. “When you imagine the reality of the fulfilled desire and feel the thrill of accomplishment, your subconscious brings about the realization of desire.” ~ Joseph Murphy
  34. “Grandmas can shed the yoke of responsibility, relax and enjoy their grandchildren in a way that was not possible when they were raising their own children. And they can glow in the realization that here is their seed of life that will harvest generations to come.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  35. “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
  36. “As long as we place millions of Indians at the centre of our thought process, as long as we think of their welfare, their future, their opportunities for self-realization we are on the right track.” ~ Mukesh Ambani

  37. “We must believe, but we can’t believe. Perhaps this is the tragedy that some of us see in Obama: a change we can believe in and the crushing realization that nothing will change.” ~ Simon Critchley
  38. “The realization that, depending on where we changed from one note to the next in a melodic line, the music could subtly influence the entire meaning of a scene in so many ways was like a door opening to this amazing new world for me.” ~ Steven Price
  39. “Spiritual awakening is the difficult process whereby the increasing realization that everything is as wrong as it can be flips suddenly into the realization that everything is as right is it can be. Or better, everything is as It as it can be.” ~ Alan Watts
  40. “Ideas must be put to the test. That’s why we make things; otherwise, they would be no more than ideas. There is often a huge difference between an idea and its realization. I’ve had what I thought were great ideas that just didn’t work.” ~ Andy Goldsworthy

  41. “What is the meaning of Initiation?  It is the Path to the realization of your Self as the sole, the supreme, the absolute of all Truth, Beauty, Purity, Perfection!” ~ Aleister Crowley
  42. “I have only danced my life. As a child, I danced the spontaneous joy of growing things. As an adolescent, I danced with joy turning to the apprehension of the first realization of tragic undercurrents; apprehension of the pitiless brutality and crushing progress of life.” ~ Isadora Duncan , Realization quotes about life
  43. “Self-Realisation. Soul recognition. The entering of Soul into the Soul Plane and there beholding Itself as pure Spirit. A state of seeing, knowing, and being.” ~ Harold Klemp
  44. “A cold realization washed over me. From now on, my master would not always be there to protect and counsel me. ‘This is big. Too big,’ I said. ‘What do I do?’ ‘You follow your destiny,’ Ryoko said. ‘As we all do. With honor and courage.” ~ Alison Goodman

  45. “That which rises and sinks is made up of what it rises from. The finality of the universe is the God Arunachala. Meditating on Him or on the seer, the Self, there is a mental vibration ‘I’ to which all are reduced. Tracing the source of ‘I’, the primal ‘I-I’ alone remains over, and it is inexpressible. The seat of Realisation is within and the seeker cannot find it as an object outside him. That seat is bliss and is the core of all beings. Hence it is called the Heart. The only useful purpose of the present birth is to turn within and realise it. There is nothing else to do.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
  46. “The realization of one’s own death is the point at which one becomes adult.” ~ Lawrence Durrell
  47. “It is false to speak of realization. What is there to realize? The real is as it is always. We are not creating anything new or achieving something which we did not have before. The illustration given in books is this. We dig a well and create a huge pit. The space in the pit or well has not been created by us. We have just removed the earth which was filling the space there. The space was there then and is also there now. Similarly, we have simply to throw out all the age-long sanskaras [innate tendencies] which are inside us. When all of them have been given up, the Self will shine alone.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
  48. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  49. “After Self-Realisation, it is easy to perceive the truth that all these religions were born on the same tree of spirituality, but that those in charge of each religion plucked the flowers from the living source and are now fighting each other with the dead flowers of merely partial truths.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava
  50. “Only after Self-Realisation and only then, is there a direct experience of the Spirit. It then manifests its powers in the human personality, and it’s light enlightens the consciousness into a new awareness. The Divine intelligence of the Spirit radiates on all sides.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava
  51. “The reality of en-masse inner transformation of human beings by self-realization is the most revolutionary discovery of the present age.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava
  52. “Know this also to be one of the spiritual practices, a discipline for God-realization. Its aim also is Self-realization.” ~ Swami Vivekananda

  53. “It’s about people coming to an understanding, a realization that we must bridge the gap, build bridges and make people aware of what’s happening. The award gives me the kind of pride and understanding that most people wouldn’t think of. It is strengthening the Yolgnu people, but it’s also giving strength to Balanda people who otherwise don’t have that kind of understanding.” ~ Mandawuy Yunupingu
  54. “To know the reality one has to enter into the realm of Meta-science, beyond mind, which is only possible when we enter into the collective super-consciousness through self-realization.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava
  55. “Remember the words of Christ: “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.” These words are literally true, not figures or fiction. They were the outflow of the heart’s blood of one of the greatest sons of God who have ever come to this world of ours; words which came as the fruit of realization, from a man who had felt and realized God himself; who had spoken with God, lived with God, a hundred times more intensely than you or I see this building.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  56. “In nature, there is a fundamental unity running through all the diversity we see about us. Religions are given to mankind so as to accelerate the process of realization of fundamental unity.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  57. “Fear and realization of ignorance, strong medicines against stupid pride.” ~ Garth Nix
  58. “A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. And when Humanity lands there, it looks out, and, seeing a better country, sets sail. Progress is the realization of Utopias.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  59. “The Principle of Tolerance, fixed once for all the realization that all knowledge is limited. It is an irony of history that at the very time when this was being worked out, there should rise, under Hitler in Germany and other tyrants elsewhere, a counter-conception: a principle of monstrous certainty. When the future looks back on the 1930’s, it will think of them as a crucial confrontation of culture as I have been expounding it – the ascent of man against the throwback to the despots’ belief that they have absolute certainty.” ~ Jacob Bronowski
  60. “Realisation is not the acquisition of anything new nor is it a new faculty. It is only removal of all camouflage” ~ Ramana Maharshi

  61. “My God, that scene in Monster Inc. where the monsters realize that their entire world is founded on hurting children -look at that for a change! Two galumphing cartoon characters making a shattering realization about their world and their role in sustaining it. A truly epic moment. It’s stunning.” ~ Russell T Davies
  62. “Saints and mystics throughout history have adorned their realizations with different names and given them different faces and interpretations, but what they are all fundamentally experiencing is the essential nature of the mind.” ~ Sogyal Rinpoche
  63. “There are many things in this life capable of throwing people off course – the death of someone close, the loss of income or health, the realization that cherished hopes cannot always be fulfilled” ~ Beryl Bainbridge

  64. “Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time. Its essence is the realization by the black man of the need to rally together with his brothers around the cause of their oppression – the blackness of their skin – and to operate as a group to rid themselves of the shackles that bind them to perpetual servitude.” ~ Steven Biko
  65. “There’s a scary moment when you realize you’re no longer the youngest person in the room. Especially if you’ve been a successful young person. That’s followed, of course, by the realization that you’re actually the oldest person in the room.” ~ Helen Mirren

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