65 Best Reflection Quotes On Success In Life

These Reflection quotes will inspire you. Reflection, the act of reflecting, as in casting back a light or heat, mirroring, or giving back or showing an image; the state of being reflected in this way.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging reflection quotes, reflection sayings, and reflection proverbs.

Inspirational Reflection Quotes

  1. “Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed.” ~ Indra Devi , Water reflection quotes
  2. “Since everything is a reflection of our minds, everything can be changed by our minds.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  3. “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 bitterest.” ~ Confucius
  4. “Without reflection, we go blindly on our way.” ~ Margaret J. Wheatley

  5. “The world is your mirror and your mind is a magnet. What you perceive in this world is largely a reflection of your own attitudes and beliefs. Life will give you what you attract with your thoughts think, act, and talk negatively and your world will be negative. Think and act and talk with enthusiasm and you will attract positive results.” ~ Michael LeBoeuf
  6. “The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you.” ~ Vanna Bonta
  7. “Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forwards.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  8. “Everything that happens to us is a reflection of who we are.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  9. “Art is not a reflection of reality, it is the reality of a reflection.” ~ Jean-Luc Godard
  10. “It’s on the strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way. So we must dig and delve unceasingly.” ~ Claude Monet
  11. “The world you see outside of you will always be a reflection of what you have inside of you.” ~ Cory Booker
  12. “Reflect upon your present blessings” ~ Charles Dickens

  13. “Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” ~ Peter Drucker
  14. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton , Light reflection quotes
  15. “Time and reflection change the sight little by little ’till we come to understand.” ~ Paul Cezanne
  16. “The mirror is a worthless invention. The only way to truly see yourself is in the reflection of someone else’s eyes.” ~ Voltaire

  17. “Our mind is the most valuable possession that we have. The quality of our lives is, and will be, a reflection of how well we develop, train, and utilize this precious gift.” ~ Brian Tracy
  18. “The love you feel in life is a reflection of the love you feel in yourself.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  19. “Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” ~ Margaret J. Wheatley
  20. “Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.” ~ Alan Cohen

  21. “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” ~ Thomas Paine
  22. “Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions.” ~ Jane Austen
  23. “There is one art of which people should be masters – the art of reflection.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  24. “Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world.” ~ T. Harv Eker
  25. “Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous.” ~ Confucius

  26. “When the act of reflection takes place in the mind when we look at ourselves in the light of thought, we discover that our life is embosomed in beauty.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  27. “The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  28. “The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise, we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.” ~ Thomas Merton
  29. “Remember that your perception of the world is a reflection of your state of consciousness. You are not separate from it, and there is no objective world out there. Every moment, your consciousness creates the world that you inhabit.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  30. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~ Socrates

  31. “Self-reflection is the school of wisdom.” ~ Baltasar Gracian , Self reflection quotes
  32. “Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real, and you’re just a reflection of him?” ~ Bill Watterson
  33. “Make sure the outside of you is a good reflection of the inside of you” ~ Jim Rohn
  34. “Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~ Charles Dickens
  35. “Thirst drove me down to the water where I drank the moon’s reflection.” ~ Rumi

  36. “A photograph must come from imagination and not be a reflection of what is.” ~ Thierry Mugler
  37. “The mirror reflects all objects without being sullied” ~ Confucius
  38. “Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it.
    But without deeper reflection, one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.” ~ Albert Einstein
  39. “It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  40. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

  41. “A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  42. “What we have learned from other becomes our own reflection.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  43. “When you do The Work, you see who you are by seeing who you think other people are. Eventually, you come to see that everything outside you is a reflection of your own thinking. You are the storyteller, the projector of all stories, and the world is the projected image of your thoughts.” ~ Byron Katie , Reflection quotes work
  44. “There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge… observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.” ~ Denis Diderot
  45. “Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.” ~ Barbara De Angelis

  46. “Reflection is the lamp of the heart. If it departs, the heart will have no light.” ~ Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad
  47. “The object of reflection is invariably the discovery of something satisfying to the mind which was not there at the beginning of the search.” ~ Ernest Dimnet
  48. “What you do with your life and how you do it is not only a reflection on you, but on your family and all of those institutions that have helped to make you who you are.” ~ Hank Aaron
  49. “Surround yourself with those who won’t compete but will revel in your success and see your ascent as a reflection of their own possibilities.” ~ T. D. Jakes
  50. “O, happy the soul that saw its own faults.” ~ Rumi

  51. “Learn to see that it is not things that bother us, that we go out to bother them. See the world as a mirror. It is all a reflection of the mind. When you know this, you can grow in every moment, and every experience reveals truth and brings understanding.” ~ Ajahn Chah , Mirror reflection quotes
  52. “And since you know you cannot see yourself, so well as by reflection, I, your glass, will modestly discover to yourself, that of yourself which you yet know not of.” ~ William Shakespeare
  53. “I learned that I could control my life. You are the master of your fate. . . you are the captain of your soul. I took control and went to my space. . . My space. . . the universal energy. . . I tapped into that space of divine flow, where all beings, all things are connected. That space is real. You cannot have a meaningful life without having spiritual self-reflection. Know who you are and why you are here. When you tap into that space, divine flow, that universal energy, you become untouchable in what you are called to do.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  54. “I have always preferred the reflection of the life to life itself.” ~ Francois Truffaut

  55. “Service to humanity is service to God. Let the love and light of the Kingdom radiate through you until all who look upon you shall be illumined by its reflection. Be as stars, brilliant and sparkling in the loftiness of their heavenly station.” ~ Abdu’l-Bahá
  56. “Service to humanity is service to God. Let the love and light of the Kingdom radiate through you until all who look upon you shall be illumined by its reflection. Be as stars, brilliant and sparkling in the loftiness of their heavenly station.” ~ Abdu’l-Bahá
  57. “It is necessary … for a man to go away by himself … to sit on a rock … and ask, ‘Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?” ~ Carl Sandburg
  58. “Habit rules the unreflecting herd.” ~ William Wordsworth

  59. “Believe in who you are, and trust in what you know is true. Your choices are reflections of the goodness within you.” ~ Wes Fesler
  60. “What counts, in the long run, is not what you read; it is what you sift through your own mind; it is the ideas and impressions that are aroused in you by your reading. It is the ideas stirred in your own mind, the ideas which are a reflection of your own thinking, which make you an interesting person” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  61. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  62. “Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company, and reflection must finish him.” ~ John Locke
  63. “I get clarity through quiet time, reflection, reading, and meditation. Finding the space between thoughts gives me the energy to take on new challenges with enthusiasm.” ~ Jaime Murray
  64. “Without deep reflection, one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.” ~ Albert Einstein

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