65 Self Awareness Quotes On Success In Life

These self awareness quotes will inspire you. Self-awareness is an awareness of one’s own personality or individuality or conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives, and desires.

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

Best Self Awareness Quotes

  1. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ~ Carl Jung
  2. “In our personal lives, if we do not develop our own self-awareness and become responsible for first creations, we empower other people and circumstances to shape our lives by default.” ~ Stephen Covey
  3. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~ Aristotle
  4. “Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance.” ~ Anthony de Mello

  5. “Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing.” ~ Lawrence Bossidy
  6. “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” ~ Laozi
  7. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Jung
  8. “A person who knows who they are is not threatened by the beliefs of others.” ~ Robert Anthony

  9. “With self-awareness you grow more intelligent. In awareness you learn, in self-awareness you learn about yourself. Of course, you can only learn what you are not. To know what you are, you must go beyond the mind. Awareness is the point at which the mind reaches out beyond itself into reality. In awareness you seek not what pleases, but what is true.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  10. “And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” ~ Rumi
  11. “I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.” ~ Billie Jean King
  12. “It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.” ~ Gautama Buddha

  13. “We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens, we will have no regrets.” ~ Dalai Lama
  14. “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
  15. “The surest way to lose sight of who you are is to constantly compare yourself to others.” ~ Tom Krause
  16. “To know yourself you need not go to any book, to any priest, to any psychologist. The whole treasure is within yourself.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

  17. “The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.” ~ Thales
  18. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~ Socrates
  19. “Self-awareness is a key to self-mastery” ~ Gretchen Rubin
  20. “Self-awareness allows you to self-correct.” ~ Bill Hybels

  21. “To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  22. “Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.” ~ Jeremy Taylor
  23. “The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  24. “The final mystery is oneself.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  25. “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.” ~ August Wilson
  26. “One of the goals of a spiritual practice is self-awareness, and one of the best tools of self-awareness is simple emotional vulnerability.” ~ Moby , Self awareness quotes emotional
  27. “Many leadership problems are driven by low self-awareness.” ~ Bill Hybels
  28. “Our very awareness is the window upon which reality presents itself.” ~ Frederick Lenz

  29. “True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” ~ Socrates
  30. “Seeing within changes one’s outer vision.” ~ Joseph Chilton Pearce
  31. “Every act of genuine creativity means achieving a higher level of self-awareness and personal freedom.” ~ Rollo May
  32. “True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.” ~ Socrates

  33. “Adversity introduces a man to himself.” ~ Albert Einstein
  34. “Fear comes from uncertainty; we can eliminate the fear within us when we know ourselves better.” ~ Bruce Lee
  35. “To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” ~ Bruce Lee
  36. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~ Rumi

  37. “Self-awareness is your awareness of the world, which you experience through the five senses (sound, touch, sight, taste, and smell). Pay attention to your sensory impressions and be aware of those five ways that the world comes to you.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  38. “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.” ~ Walt Whitman
  39. “It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re not comfortable within yourself, you can’t be comfortable with others.” ~ Sydney J. Harris
  40. “Understanding comes about through feeling, from moment to moment in the mirror of relationship.” ~ Bruce Lee

  41. “The worse a person is the less he feels it.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  42. “You are awareness. Awareness is another name for you. Since you are awareness there is no need to attain or cultivate it. All that you have to do is to give up being aware of other things, that is of the not-Self. If one gives up being aware of them then pure awareness alone remains, and that is the Self.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
  43. “The ego is nothing but condensed unawareness. When you become aware by and by that condensed unawareness we call ‘ego’ disappears. Just as if you bring a lamp into the room – and the darkness disappears. Awareness is the lamp, the lamp we were talking about the first day. Be a lamp unto yourself.” ~ Rajneesh
  44. “He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  45. “We can only give away to others what we have inside ourselves.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  46. “Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  47. “The biggest enemies of willpower: temptation, self-criticism, and stress. (…) these three skills —self-awareness, self-care, and remembering what matter most— are the foundation for self-control.” ~ Kelly McGonigal
  48. “What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.” ~ Helen Keller

  49. “Human freedom involves our capacity to pause between the stimulus and response and, in that pause, to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight. The capacity to create ourselves, based upon this freedom, is inseparable from consciousness or self-awareness. (p. 100)” ~ Rollo May
  50. “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
  51. “Emotional self-awareness is the building block of the next fundamental emotional intelligence: being able to shake off a bad mood.” ~ Daniel Goleman
  52. “You have to know that your real home is within.” ~ Quincy Jones

  53. “A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  54. “Self-awareness is NOT just a bunch of amino acids bumping together.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  55. “I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” ~ Plato
  56. “No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  57. “Whereas the average individuals “often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are,” self-actualizing individuals have “superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, and subjective reactions in general.”” ~ Abraham Maslow
  58. “This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.” ~ Saint Augustine
  59. “Once we are self-aware, we must choose purposes and principles to live by; otherwise the vacuum will be filled, and we will lose our self-awareness and become like groveling animals who live primarily for survival and propagation. People who exist on that level aren’t living; they are “being lived”.” ~ Stephen Covey
  60. “The mind’s first step to self-awareness must be through the body.” ~ George A. Sheehan

  61. “The journey of true success and lasting leaderships begins with the inward journey to the soul.” ~ James Arthur Ray , Self awareness quotes leadership
  62. “The biggest adversary in our life is ourselves. We are what we are, in a sense, because of the dominating thoughts we allow to gather in our head. All concepts of self-improvement, all actions and paths we take, relate solely to our abstract image of ourselves. Life is limited only by how we really see ourselves and feel about our being. A great deal of pure self-knowledge and inner understanding allows us to lay an all-important foundation for the structure of our life from which we can perceive and take the right avenues.” ~ Bruce Lee
  63. “After all, all knowledge simply means self-knowledge.” ~ Bruce Lee

  64. “I don’t recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories.” ~ A. E. van Vogt
  65. “I firmly believe that what makes you sexy & beautiful is not the size of your body or the color lipstick you have on. What really makes you sexy is what you project – your confidence & your self-awareness.” ~ Kate Dillon Levin

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