Awareness Quotes


Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Either nobody's perfect,
or everyone is.

Simona Panova

Even I don’t know myself... In fact, I don’t know if I really have a self at all, as I’m constantly playing different roles and pretending – not so much on stage as in real life...

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

He who fights is powerless, but he who loves is power itself.. Eric Micha'el Leventhal
He who fights is powerless, but he who loves is power itself.

James Blanchard Cisneros

Once you awaken, you will have no interest in judging those who sleep.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Judge not, lest ye miss out on all the fun.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Acceptance is the vessel of realization.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

To experience what isn't, love what is.

Natasa Pantovic Nuit

Mindfulness increases the awareness of the Nature of the Mind. If we learn to Control our Mind and Listen to our Souls we can consciously choose to be Joyful instead of sad, Peaceful and Loving, Alert and Relaxed.

Natasa Pantovic Nuit

We train ourselves all through our life to waste energy following our inner narratives. We are often unconsciously driven by our fears, worries and fantasies. Enter the space of Awareness of the present moment with no emotional filters, no regrets nor hopes, no daydreaming and no nightmares.

David Foster Wallace

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.

Anthony De Mello

Perfect love casts out fear. Where there is love there are no demands, no expectations, no dependency. I do not demand that you make me happy; my happiness does not lie in you. If you were to leave me, I will not feel sorry for myself; I enjoy your company immensely, but I do not cling.

Václav Havel

This is the moment when something once more begins visibly to happen, something truly new and unique...something truly historical, in the sense that history again demands to be heard.

Robert James Waller

And in that moment, everything I knew to be true about myself up until then was gone. I was acting like another woman, yet I was more myself than ever before.

William Makepeace Thackeray

There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up the pen to write.

Anthony Burgess

People don't want to know. They have to be made to know. Whether they act on what they know is up to them. But they have to know.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

True wisdom is being able to say 'it is what it is' with a smile of celebratory wonder on your face.

Tom Althouse

Is it a weakness not being able to hate? Or is it preparation for what is inevitable, the ability only to love.

Tom Althouse

Time is an illusion, only the keepers of the illusion are real, and the reality they have spun, keeps us, until we set upon the path of the dream.

Tom Althouse

To win or lose often depends on set parameters. Expand the bounds of what is possible, and you may come out the true winner, outside the confines of its defining.

Tom Althouse

More and more obstacles seem to be other people's issues that form in the way of a hand to block one, to take notice of them? Sometimes noticing ahead of time, and taking the time to notice them, makes the hand part of an arm that embraces you. The obstacles become bridges for both to cross over, even if in opposite directions.

A.J. Darkholme

Sometimes you just have to know when the battle you’re fighting is one best walked away from, than fought to the cold, bitter end.

A.J. Darkholme

If you plan for failure, then you are expecting to fail. If you plan for success, you’ll be successful. Once you start making a ‘Plan B’, you distract from ‘Plan A’, and the moment you start believing there are other options, you start settling for less.

A.J. Darkholme

The lion does not need the whole world to fear him, only those nearest where he roams.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

We can only forgive the world to the extent that we forgive ourselves for being in it.

Anthony De Mello

These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness, and worship without awareness.

Swami Dhyan Giten

There is a very simple relationship between increased socioeconomic rifts in the society and increased violence, criminality, war, increased lack of trust between people, health problems and social exclusion - but it seems to be very difficult for people to understand this simple relationship.

Mark Nepo

To walk quietly until the miracle in everything speaks is poetry, whether we write it down or not.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Imagination makes the world
and all the wonders in it.
The seed of every dream unfurls
as you with love begin it!

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Although we may wish for more or strive to do better than we have, in these times it is enough to keep your soul.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Perfection itself is not the ultimate goal
but the ultimate condition of life.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

What you hate, you re-create; and what you bless, you put to rest.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Search not for happiness outside yourself, for nothing could be further from the truth.

Gerald R. Stanek

Ascension to successive echelons in the pyramid of awareness is an act of inclusion requiring unconditional acceptance of all that lies below.

Swami Dhyan Giten

When something happens to you that is beyond words, life is happening to you. When the Ultimate is happening to you, you are beyond words.

Swami Dhyan Giten

Society destroys your individuality, your soul.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

It doesn't matter how you conceive of divinity. It only matters that you see it in everything, including yourself.

Patsie Smith

To love those who love us and are good to us is easy. To love those who are indifferent to us is workable, but to love those who have harmed us, intentionally or not, is true growth and realization.

A.J. Darkholme

The world is changeable, and its ability to change is so fragile that a single person can be responsible for it.

A.J. Darkholme

Like tiny gods, all that we say and do holds a power so great that any one of us in any given moment can be responsible for the birth of a new civilization or the collapse of our own.

A.J. Darkholme

Every man walks his own path, and every path has its fair share of locked doors. You never know who holds the key to a door you’ll need to open one day, so you best treat people as if they are all keyholders.

Swami Dhyan Giten

When we have developed a trust in both our inner man and woman and they can nourish, support, communicate and cooperate with each other, a love begins to flow between them.

Swami Dhyan Giten

It is when our inner male and female sides meets within ourselves that a new spark of love, joy, and wholeness arises within ourselves.

Swami Dhyan Giten

Intuition is a trust that if we follow our heart, if we follow our love, joy and truth, the Whole becomes enriched.

Turcois Ominek

If you're making a conscious effort…someone should be meeting you on the same page. Don't be silly be smart.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

All work done with love is healing work.

Stefan Molyneux

Excuses are a promise of repetition.

Stefan Molyneux

What we do not confront, we inhabit.
What we do not reject, we accept.
What we do not fight, we become.

Swami Dhyan Giten

Emptiness and the not-“I” is the quality that arises when the therapist consciously moves out of his own way without hindering the therapeutic process through his own ideas, attitudes, expectations and concepts. He is present, available and responds with the truth in the moment.

Swami Dhyan Giten

In the therapeutic process based on awareness, there exists no ”I" – it just exists a presence, a light, a love and a silence.

Vivian Amis

To think is to have doubt....yet even thinking will bring you to "no thought"....eventually.

Mehmet Murat Ildan

A man with awareness lives in a world much prettier and much richer than the world a man without awareness lives in!


One must be deeply aware of the impermanence of the world.

Leo Tolstoy

If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Earth's crammed with heaven...
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.

Noah Levine

Waking up is not a selfish pursuit of happiness, it is a revolutionary stance, from the
Waking up is not a selfish pursuit of happiness, it is a revolutionary stance, from the inside out, for the benefit of all beings in existence.

Jeannette Walls

You didn't need a college degree to become one of the people who knew what was really going on. If you paid attention, you could pick things up on your own.

Rolf Edberg

In still moments by the sea life seems large-drawn and simple. It is there we can see into ourselves.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

We are at our most powerful the moment we no longer need to be powerful.

Malcolm X

The greatest mistake of the movement has been trying to organize a sleeping people around specific goals. You have to wake the people up first, then you'll get action.

John Henry Newman

Good is never accomplished except at the cost of those who do it, truth never breaks through except through the sacrifice of those who spread it.

Swami Dhyan Giten

God is the soul of the universe.

Swami Dhyan Giten

To be able to die consciously, we need to prepare for death while we are still living.

Swami Dhyan Giten

Only a meditator is able to die consciously as life is an opportunity to prepare for death. Meditation is a death, a death of the ego.

Aditya Ajmera

We are sailing in different boats and possibly we may possess a superior boat; but we must remember that we share the same river called life and death.

Paul Hoffman

How can I know for sure if it's my son speaking and not you?"
"You never can, my lord. Just as no man can ever be sure that he alone is a thinking and feeling creature and everyone else a machine that only pretends to feel and think.

Amit Ray

If you are driven by fear, anger or pride nature will force you to compete. If you are guided by courage, awareness, tranquility and peace nature will serve you.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Each person you meet is an aspect of yourself, clamoring for love.. Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Each person you meet
is an aspect of yourself,
clamoring for love.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

The closer you come to knowing that you alone create the world of your experience, the more vital it becomes for you to discover just who is doing the creating.

Amit Ray

Kindness and awareness work together. Through awareness we understand the underlying beauty of everything and every being.

Amit Ray

Compassion is all inclusive. Compassion knows no boundaries. Compassion comes with awareness, and awareness breaks all narrow territories.

Kelli Jae Baeli

You can bail water 24/7, and no matter how good you are at not sinking, you still have a hole in your boat.

Robin Macnaughton

Being aware is being aware of one's own mind and the games it plays on itself.

Anthon St. Maarten

Our physical world seems ready and able to accommodate the needs of the spiritually awakened new Superhuman. The constraints or demands of our material world are not the real problem; it is our own spiritual awareness and philosophical wisdom that is lagging behind.

Nikki Rowe

I find pain, rather beautiful.
It has a chaotic way of shaking up
Everything we once ignored,
To empower us to move past
Anything that doesn't serve the best of us anymore.

Nikki Rowe

The pathway to peace is an in describable journey of facing ones darkness, to find ones light. If they told you it's easier to give up, you met a fool; if they told you; it's easier to grow, you met the wise.

Stefan Molyneux

The greater the gap between self perception and reality, the more aggression is unleashed on those who point out the discrepancy.

Nandhi Tapasyogi

As we discard a limited mind and a life of limitation to step into the grandness of vastness, we realize infinity itself to be the Guru and all that we do as grace. As we traverse through consciousness that is the Guru, we become the Guru and each thought of ours is perfect in the now, as scriptures. Consciousness is the Guru, the wisdom.

Chris Matakas

Deep down I believe each of us is a well-spring of understanding and wisdom, but we simply never allow the space or time for this understanding to rise to the level of conscious thought.

Jeremy Aldana

Insecurities have the ability to shape and mold our minds to live with everything that’s bad; like crying on the inside, while smiling on the outside…thus creating pain…but, alas, I have the answer; forget about what you thought and enjoy (embrace) what you feel

Rodolfo Costa

Every day, you get the opportunity to change your life. Change what you do not want. Change what makes you unhappy.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Be aware of the company you keep. You'd be surprised how easily they rub off on you. You don't want to attract the wrong influence.

Anthony Liccione

If you are reading this, be sure to count this on your blessings list.

Annie Dillard

Knowing you are alive is watching on every side your generation's short time falling away as fast as rivers drop through air, and feeling it hit.

Kendare Blake

Anna's eyes soften, and the stubborn tears begin to recede. The way she stands, the way she breathes, I know she wants to come closer. New knowledge fills up the air between us and neither of us wants to breathe it in.

Gian Kumar

Awareness is above intellect.
Intellect is above speech.
Speech is above knowledge.
For knowledge in itself is just a name.

Kemi Sogunle

Without making mistakes, there won't be lessons learned. Without getting hurt, there won't be knowledge gained. The only way we grow is by learning from the past. Always be willing to learn and grow daily. It's how we come to know who we are and what we are made of.

Amit Kalantri

No matter how knowledgeable you are, respect your parents for their experience and your children for their curiosity.

Nikki Rowe

Tomorrow when you wake up, be aware of how you dress your thoughts and emotions, because at the end of the day no matter what you look like, if your inner being isn't beautiful, neither are you.

Anthony Standen

An educator should consider that he has failed in his job if he has not succeeded in instilling some trace of a divine dissatisfaction with our miserable social environment.

Zoe Weil

All it takes for generosity to flow is awareness. By actively pursuing awareness and knowledge, we can make choices that cause less harm and greater good to others in the global community of our shared earth.

Amit Ray

Yoga is the art work of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul.

Indu Muralidharan

Become aware of yourself. Everything will come to you, Chinmay, when you are in that most wonderful place on earth, the centre of your being. If you learn just one thing from this book, let it be that once you are aware of yourself, depression cannot hold you back any more than a tiger can be trapped in a spider’s web.

Doug Dillon

Stay present for the “now” of your life. It’s your “point of power.

Bertice Berry

I learned long ago that when change comes, you gotta slow down and take note of it. In the midst of that change is all the possibility in the world.

Nikki Rowe

dont harden your heart; because of the past,
it'll block your sight, of a positive future.

Donald L. Hicks

It's not a question of whether a person's been inspired by God, the only question is, has that person realized it, or not?

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

You invoke a new future
when you envision your past
in the light of your present.

Tom Althouse

Some people spend their whole lives seeking heaven,
when all they needed to do was look about them,
and embrace that which was already there.

Tom Althouse

No matter how busy we may believe we are, we have the wonderful opportunity presently of investing time with loved ones. For those are the great investments we will be glad we made, when time begins to slow and the ability to tend turns tender.

Tom Althouse

My goal is not to upset the apple cart, but to make it more accessible.

K. Love

Big Love and More Light!

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