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