Awareness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old awareness quotes, awareness sayings, and awareness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Raise you awareness and share your uniqueness to the world.     

Amit Ray

Thought can organize the world so well that you are no longer able to see it.     

Anthony De Mello

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.     

Paul Cezanne

Awareness is a key ingredient in success. If you have it, teach it, if you lack it, seek it.     

Michael Kitson

Awareness in our society has flipped all types of injustice on its head.     

Serj Tankian

Our awareness is the key. It is our awareness more than our work effort that gets the right result right now.     

Mark Victor Hansen

It is forgivable to say nothing out of ignorance; it's inexcusable to remain silent once awareness dawns.     

Joshua Ferris

You must live a life of self-consciousness always.     

Sunday Adelaja

The awareness of our environment came progressively in all countries with different outlets.     

Jacques Yves Cousteau

Awareness without action is worthless.     

Phil Mcgraw

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.     

Abraham Maslow

An awareness of one's mortality can lead you to wake up and live an authentic, meaningful life.     

Bernie Siegel

The world is not a problem the problem is your unawareness.     

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Awareness returning home is awareness being enfolded by what it knows.     

John de Ruiter

Know that people are doing the best they can from their level of awareness. Accept people for who they are and always be ready to forgive.     

Deepak Chopra

Awareness is not an idea about awareness, as it is not thought at all. Awareness allows you to feel life as it's happening, as it is in perception that consciousness and all spiritual qualities are manifest.     


To be aware of a single shortcoming in oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else.     

Dalai Lama

A person is a pattern of behavior, of a larger awareness.     

Deepak Chopra

All your power is in your awareness of that power, and through holding that power in your consciousness.     

Rhonda Byrne

Awareness is the enemy of sanity, for once you hear the screaming, it never stops.     

Emilie Autumn

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Awareness requires living in the here and now, and not in the elsewhere, the past or the future.     

Eric Berne

Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.     

Eckhart Tolle

Awareness of universals is called conceiving, and a universal of which we are aware is called a concept.     

Bertrand Russell

It's unfortunate the reason that awareness is raised but it always makes you go back and look at your plan again.     

Don Maloney

Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed.     

Nhat Hanh

Awareness is the first step to action. They have to know something is going on to know to do something about it.     

Derick Virgil

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

Robin Macnaughton

When the awareness of what is achievable brushes your life, your journey has begun.     

Lorii Myers

Contemplation is the highest expression of man's intellectual and spiritual life. It is that life itself, fully awake, fully active, fully aware that it is alive. It is a spiritual wonder. It is spontaneous awe at the sacredness of life, of being. It is gratitude for life, for awareness and for being     

Thomas Merton

Only a spiritual being has awareness.     

Chick Corea

To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.     

Eric Hoffer

Each of us is an artist of our days; the greater our integrity and awareness, the more original and creative our time will become.     

John O'Donohue

Awareness is becoming acquainted with the environments, no matter where one happens to be.     

Sigurd F. Olson

Awareness without emotion is a flame without fuel.     

John C. Norcross

If your awareness was strong enough, you could change the fate of a whole world without ever leaving your room.     

Frederick Lenz

You have to learn where your weaknesses end and your strengths starts or you will spend your life focusing on all that falls apart.     

Nikki Rowe

We can't control what thoughts and emotions arise within us, nor can we control the universal truth that everything changes. But we can learn to step back and rest in the awareness of what's happening. That awareness can be our refuge.     

Sharon Salzberg

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.     

Lao Tzu

The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.     

Virginia Woolf

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.     

Nathaniel Branden

Don't let a day go by without asking who you are each time you let a new ingredient to enter your awareness.     

Deepak Chopra

Awareness takes over from thinking. Instead of being in charge of your life, thinking becomes the servant of awareness.     

Eckhart Tolle

Awareness - Why do you have to shout / Awareness - You know, there is no doubt / Awareness - No one you have to blame / Awareness - Because we're all the same     

Anima Reforge

Just ignore now, their special need and / Allow your weakness / Look at my face and be the witness of my / Strange world     

Anima Reforge

Raise to new awareness / Individual way of life / A dated philosophy / Youth runs amok     

Frank Gosdzik

Raised to future awareness / Manipulation has failed / Rulers leaders / Anarchy will prevail now     

Frank Gosdzik

Awareness, the fruit of life / Awareness and happiness      

Jan Johnston

The bedrock of existence / A philosophical schism / Aware of its own awareness / Panpsychism      


Goal of evolution, which grants the benefits of added awareness with / Unlimited boundness of happiness, also known as bliss     

David K Lynch

Awareness, becoming one with the longing for complete surrender to the / Higher self, which has potentially been waiting these long eons of time     

David K Lynch

Then I'll be smiling. / They litter me with small awareness! / Then they ask if I'm good enough / They litter me with small awareness / Just to wake me up / Why do the fools wake me up?     

Matt Nathanson

Mellowed by tones that calm the air / Shelters my nerves from awareness's lair / So comfortable with this ill-informed bliss / Close off reality with ignorance's kiss     

Spike the Media

And there's wisdom in awareness man existence just a trip / As I'm thinking in the clouds and I'm blazing a spliff / Tomorrow ain't promised, how many days did you live      

Hasan AlHasan

I bring awareness to my body as I'm breathing in / I give my thanks cause one day I might be leaving it     

Hasan AlHasan

The grace that comes from simply being / Is an ineffable energy / Yet awareness dances 'round itself / Distracted from finding true peace and purpose     


When I invite your awareness inside / I want to witness your love / And let it cleanse this sin / I want to keep this youth and remain free     


As you gain awareness and search for what is beyond /The light within brightens your path to contentment / I swear this fire won't burn / Skies screech bereave this universe     

Muhammed Abdullah Al Mumin

Know that you will find your own truth, your own path in your own way / Be free of material / True awareness comes from within     

Muhammed Abdullah Al Mumin

On a rocket to / The Fourth Dimension / Total self awareness / The intention     

Galt MacDermot

Overflowing senses / Heightened awareness / I hear my blood flow / I feel its caress / Whispering cosmos / Talking right to me / Unlimited, endless / God breathing through me     

Martin Gore

Each of us / A cell of awareness / Imperfect and incomplete / Genetic blends / With uncertain ends / On a fortune hunt / That's far too fleet     

Geddy Lee

And I stood above the burdens that puzzle you and me. / I became awareness that was shared with all around, / With the trees, the sky, the flowers, and the wind, the sun, the ground.     

Derroll Adams

The fear lies in my lack of awareness of the other side / Today I know that we are the same / Are the same, you and I / Different kind of skin, different set of eyes     

Jermaine L Cole

A joy, a depression, a meanness / Some momentary awareness comes / As an unexpected visitor     


In the dark of awareness / The arena of the blind / The hell you see is nearer than you think     

Arien Van Weeseenbeek

What once was / I wish no longer be / Fear of separation is no more / One cosmic breath-the whole eternity / Unbroken flow of awareness conquers entropy     

Adam Darski

One day with a smile a wound will heal / And with awareness feel / The Universe to shine / One day when immensity is near / This man will conquer fear     

Donovan Leitch

Awareness isn't something mysterious that you must practice; it isn't something that can be learned only from the speaker, or from some bearded gentlemen or other.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

To be conscious of our reactions, of our hidden motives and conditioned responses, this also is part of awareness.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

So, through awareness I begin to see myself as I actually am, the totality of myself.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Being watchful from moment to moment of all its thoughts, its feelings, its reactions, unconscious as well as conscious, the mind is constantly discovering the significance of its own activities, which is self-knowledge.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Awareness is of the total process of the mind, not just of one particular segment of that process.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

So be aware. Be more aware and aware of more. Be that very awareness of moreness and in that way become more.     

Peter Wilberg

Let the awareness of moreness be your mantra.     

Peter Wilberg

To experience life fully means to be fully and directly aware of all that we are experiencing in an immediate, sensuous and bodily way.     

Peter Wilberg

True self awareness means just that - being aware of our current sense of self and of all other aspects of ourselves from a position and perspective outside them all.     

Peter Wilberg

Awareness means 'having or showing realization, perception, or knowledge.'      

Barbara Abbate

Once you become aware, you start to see that there is a relationship between the thoughts you have and the emotions you experience.     

Barbara Abbate

Becoming aware of your internal dialogues, feelings, emotions, thoughts, and images is a part of the process of self-discovery along the road to awareness.     

Barbara Abbate

Consciousness is the awareness of the power that you have over your thoughts.     

Barbara Abbate

In the direct path, awareness refers to an open, global clarity.     

Greg Goode

Awareness isn't mental or physical. It's that to which the body and the mind appear.     

Greg Goode

By such awareness of the world man can be aware of different implements.     

V. Vycinas

Such awareness is awareness of what is near and what is far, of what goes in what direction or goes in what place with respect to others and to all.     

V. Vycinas

Awareness is a name for the energy that enables us to see things as they really are.     

Natalie Fee

We notice something--something to do with our well-being and our sense of who we are--that we didn't notice before. This is awareness.     

Natalie Fee

You notice a connection between your actions and how you fell. This is awareness energy at work.     

Natalie Fee

The same goes for your awareness. The freer you are from what brings you down, the more awareness you have have of what truly lifts you up: your real needs.     

Natalie Fee

Happiness and inevitably away from the thing that serves you most: your awareness of the present moment.     

Natalie Fee

The awareness of a thing / Is not itself a thing, / It is a thing-free / Awareness.     

Peter Wilberg

The awareness of an impulse to act or speak / Is not itself an impulse to act or to speak. / Being free of impulses to act or speak, / It allows you to act and speak freely.     

Peter Wilberg

Remember then, / At all times and in all situations, that / Awareness alone is Freedom.     

Peter Wilberg