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Awareness Quotes

31 Awareness quotes to bring our attention to the present.

We are often so preoccupied with our thoughts of the past, and the future that we fail to focus our awareness on the present moment.





Our awareness can even be controlled by the words and actions of others, even when they don’t concern us even we allow them to. We have an article about Awareness to learn more click here.

Here are 31 Awareness quotes to help bring your attention to the present moment.


1: “Every day, you get the opportunity to change your life. Change what you do not want. Change what makes you unhappy.” ~Rodolfo Costa
(Everyday offers us a fresh start. Make it a good one)

2: “The outer world is a reflection of the inner world. Other people’s perception of you is a reflection of them; your response to them is an awareness of you.” ~Roy T. Bennett

3: “The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements - as well as one's deepest failures - is a definite symptom of maturity.” ~Paul Tillich

4: “The moment you become aware of the ego in you, it is strictly speaking no longer the ego, but just an old, conditioned mind-pattern. Ego implies unawareness. Awareness and ego cannot coexist.” ~Eckhart Tolle

5: “Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle
(Check out more Eckhart Tolle quotes that we created click here... You can also find his book here - The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment)

6: “The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW.” ~Shannon L. Alder

7: “There's no such thing as a minor lapse of awareness. You're either present with what is--right here, right now--or you're someplace else.” ~Gay Hendricks

8: “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~Amit Ray

9: “Through becoming aware of how the inner man and woman relates and communicates inside ourselves, it creates a joy and satisfaction in the three life areas that they influence: our meditation and inner growth, our relationships and our work and creativity.” ~Swami Dhyan Giten



10: “Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.” ~Osho

11: “Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world.” ~Ramana Maharshi

12: “Be ordinary, but bring a quality of awareness to your ordinary life. Bring God to your ordinary life introduce God into your ordinary life. Sleep, eat, love, pray, meditate, but don’t think that you are making or doing something special—and then you will be special.” ~Osho

13: “Fame is foolish, it is pointless, meaningless. Even if the whole world knows you, how does it make you richer? How does it make your life more blissful? How does it help you to be more understanding, to be more aware? To be more alert, to be more alive?” ~Osho

14: “We must reject the artificial and embrace what is real and true: truth in food, community, relationships and self.” ~Bryant McGill

15: “We must question every inner-belief we possess without fear or attachment.” ~Bryant McGill

16: “The belief that myths are somehow less true than the symbolic dream we call 'reality' may be the greatest myth of all.” ~Eric Micha'el Leventhal



17: “Life is not without pain and travail. They are necessary to new awareness which prompts growth.” ~ Kitt Weagant

18: “Most men's awareness doesn't extend past their dinner plates.” ~Scott Westerfeld
(This happens most often when you are hungry, and that someone special who has just cooked you your favorite meal is a great chef.)

19: “It's all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses.” ~Charles de Lint

20: “Awareness requires living in the here and now, and not in the elsewhere, the past or the future.” ~Eric Berne

21: “To live without love for others is to live in aridity, to be self-serving and fruitless. To live without understanding is to live without sense, or purpose. To live without awareness is to live as the deaf, blind and dumb in a world of vibrant light and sound.” ~Belsebuub

22: “With self-acceptance, we have the ability to choose compassion and forgiveness over anger and self-hatred.” ~Michelle Cruz-Rosado




23: “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” ~Jeremy Aldana

24: “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.” ~Jeannette Walls

25: “The exaggerated dopamine sensitivity of the introvert leads one to believe that when in public, introverts, regardless of its validity, often feel to be the center of (unwanted) attention hence rarely craving attention. Extroverts, on the other hand, seem to never get enough attention.

So on the flip side it seems as though the introvert is in a sense very external and the extrovert is in a sense very internal - the introvert constantly feels too much 'outerness' while the extrovert doesn't feel enough 'outerness'.” ~Criss Jami

26: “All she really wanted to do was sleep, but it seemed her awareness level was operating at peak efficiency, for some reason.” ~Jason Medina
(This is true for many of us. Our minds seem to be most awake, and creative as we are trying to sleep. At some point we will enter into the hypnagogic state. I wrote an article about it, you can read about it click here... )

27: “From the chronology of our time perception we keep garnering fetching and enticing instants of our life story, still abounding in our mind. As they emerge like lucky sparkles of our unyielding awareness, we hold them dearly in the treasury of our remembrance. ("Just for a moment")” ~Erik Pevernagie

28: “First you must face your own reality in the present, here and now! If you fail to do that, if you do not obtain first-hand experience from it, there will be no deep, far-reaching changes in you.” ~Frank M. Wanderer

29: “Self-Empowerment is free to anyone who chooses to use it. It comes from within and nowhere else. You cannot buy it, borrow it, steal it or sell it. It is always available to you and never wears out. The only choice you have to make is whether or not you will use it.” ~Gary Hopkins

30: “Kindness and awareness work together. Through awareness we understand the underlying beauty of everything and every being.” ~Amit Ray

(This final one is long but worth reading… Enjoy.)

31: “The gut is the seat of all feeling. Polluting the gut not only cripples your immune system, but also destroys your sense of empathy, the ability to identify with other humans. Bad bacteria in the gut creates neurological issues.

Autism can be cured by detoxifying the bellies of young children. People who think that feelings come from the heart are wrong. The gut is where you feel the loss of a loved one first.

It's where you feel pain and a heavy bulk of your emotions. It's the central base of your entire immune system. If your gut is loaded with negative bacteria, it affects your mind. Your heart is the seat of your conscience. If your mind is corrupted, it affects your conscience.

The heart is the Sun. The gut is the Moon. The pineal gland is Neptune, and your brain and nervous system (5 senses) are Mercury. What affects the moon or sun affects the entire universe within. So, if you poison the gut, it affects your entire nervous system, your sense of reasoning, and your senses.” ~ Suzy Kassem

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