Aware Quotes

"To be fully awake is the normal human condition. It expresses the deepest truth of our natu...

"To be fully awake is the normal human condition. It expresses the deepest truth of our nature, our oneness with the energy of the universe. We meditate and study and practice to penetrate into, or relax into, this awareness." โ€”Sandy Boucher, โ€œWe Are in Training to Be Nobody Specialโ€
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"In general we are lea...

"In general we are least aware of what our minds do best." โ€” Marvin Minsky
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Materialism leads us to lose awareness of our inner life, Which is ...

Materialism leads us to lose awareness of our inner life, Which is bad enough; But to be hypnotized by our own feelings and sensations and forget about others and the world around us is worse. -The Upanishads
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"Awareness is the ...

"Awareness is the greatest agent for change." --Eckhart Tolle
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"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions tha...

"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions that canโ€™t be answered at all, and awareness makes the hand-holds and toe-holds appear as we traverse the cliff of our lives." โ€”Interview with Jane Hirshfield by Mark Matousek, โ€œFelt in Its Fullnessโ€
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"All mental and emotional patterns eventually...

"All mental and emotional patterns eventually fall apart and dissolve in the light of awareness." โ€”Hanuman Goleman, โ€œChecking My Inner Worldโ€
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"I was better after I had cried, than before ...

"I was better after I had cried, than before -more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle." -Charles Dickens, Great Expectations.
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"Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding ...

"Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before โ€” more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle." โ€” Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
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"You may be in charge of one place, but life has this way of getting you when yo...

"You may be in charge of one place, but life has this way of getting you when you least expect it. So be aware of your behaviour while you are teasing the new one so you won't get shocked later." - me speaking to a poor excuse of a human earlier.
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"For me, solitude is not loneliness, but a space where I can b...

"For me, solitude is not loneliness, but a space where I can be fully aware of the myriad ways that all things, myself included, are connected." โ€”Lauren Krauze, โ€œNot Alone During the Holidaysโ€
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The highest type of ruler is one of whose existence the people a...

The highest type of ruler is one of whose existence the people are barely aware. Next comes one whom they love and praise. Next comes one whom they fear. Next comes one whom they despise and defy. Tao
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"Being aware of a single shortcoming withi...

"Being aware of a single shortcoming within yourself is far more useful than being aware of a thousand in someone else." โ€”Dalai Lama
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"I was never aware of any...

"I was never aware of any other option but to question everything." - Noam Chomsky
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โ€œEach of us a cell of awareness, imperfect and ...

โ€œEach of us a cell of awareness, imperfect and incomplete. Genetics blends with uncertain ends, On a fortune hunt thatโ€™s far too fleet.โ€ Neil Peart
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โ€œThe true realization of your ...

โ€œThe true realization of your goal always keeps you aware of distractions.โ€ โ€• Krishnendu Pramanick
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You could watch entire villages and see what everyone was doing.I watched NSA tracking peoples Int...

You could watch entire villages and see what everyone was doing.I watched NSA tracking peoples Internet activities as they typed.I became aware of just how invasive US surveillance capabilities had become.I realized the true breadth of this system.And almost nobody knew it washappening Edwad Snowden
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"Ah, this is obviously some strange...

"Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of." โ€” Douglas Adams
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"Even the best thing has a dark side, even the worst has a bright si...

"Even the best thing has a dark side, even the worst has a bright side, if you look at only one, you're a fool. Critical thinking is achieved only when you see the bright and are aware of the dark" - My thoughts
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Awareness of ignorance is the beginn...

Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom. ...Socrates...Born: 471 BC Died: 399 BC Occupation: Philosopher
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Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the in...

Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him.
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In a way, it seems like the cruelest joke in exis...

In a way, it seems like the cruelest joke in existence has been played on us. We became self-aware only to realize this story is not about us. - Kurzgesagt
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There's a great deal of difference between temperament and temper. Temperament is somet...

There's a great deal of difference between temperament and temper. Temperament is something you welcome creatively, for it is based on sensitivity, empathy, awareness ... but a bad temper takes too much out of you and doesn't really accomplish anything. ...Lucille Ball
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"I think self-awareness is probab...

"I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion." โ€“ Billie Jean King
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โ€œGood men and bad men alike are capable of weakness. The difference is simply that a bad ...

โ€œGood men and bad men alike are capable of weakness. The difference is simply that a bad man will be proud all his life of one good deed - while an honest man is hardly aware of his good acts, but remembers a single sin for years on end.โ€ - Vasily Grossman in Life and Fate
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โ€œWithout consciousness, we wouldn't exist, and if we did exist,...

โ€œWithout consciousness, we wouldn't exist, and if we did exist, we wouldn't know it. It's awareness, it's existence, it's I am-ness. Consciousness is very different from informationโ€ โ€” David Lynch
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Our destiny rules over us, even when we ar...

Our destiny rules over us, even when we are not yet aware of it; it is the future that makes laws for our today. Friedrich Nietzsche
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meaning arises from awareness that o...

meaning arises from awareness that ones next action or inaction will have a consequence for that ones peace of mind.
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โ€œWe know that ignoranc...

โ€œWe know that ignorance is bliss because awareness is torture.โ€ - Somedude
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โ€œIโ€™d rather be a has been than a ...

โ€œIโ€™d rather be a has been than a couldโ€™ve beenโ€ ~Me (unless someone else said this that Iโ€™m not aware of)
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"Being self aware is great and all, but if you're...

"Being self aware is great and all, but if you're self aware and awful, and don't do anything to change it, it's actually quite worse than being ignorant."
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โ€œThe really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipli...

โ€œThe 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.โ€ - David Foster Wallace
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โ€œDespair is the price one pays for self-awaren...

โ€œDespair is the price one pays for self-awareness. Look deeply into life, and you'll always find despair.โ€ โ€• Irvin D. Yalom, When Nietzsche Wept
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Genius is a potential that lives within you and every other human being. You have mo...

Genius is a potential that lives within you and every other human being. You have moments of Genius in your lifetime. These are times when you have a uniquely brilliant idea and implement it, even if only you are aware of how fantastic it is. - Dr. Wayne Dyer
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"You are awareness. You are mind. You are n...

"You are awareness. You are mind. You are not from this world. I mean, think about it, could you really be from here?" -- Frederick Lenz
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"Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as disproving its tena...

"Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as disproving its tenants. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the nonexistence of Zeus or Thor, but they have few followers now." -Arthur C. Clarke (Childhood's End)
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In a wiser, more self-aware society than our o...

In a wiser, more self-aware society than our own, a standard question on any early dinner date would be: โ€œAnd how are you crazy?โ€~ Alain de Botton
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โ€œI'm aware enough to know this is just a temporar...

โ€œI'm aware enough to know this is just a temporary pool of emotion But since I'm here, I might as well drown, so please don't save meโ€ - Tyler, The Creator
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" Wind, in my hair, shifting and drifting. Mechanical music, adrenaline surge... ...

" Wind, in my hair, shifting and drifting. Mechanical music, adrenaline surge... Well-weathered leather, hot metal and oil, the scented country air. Sunlight on chrome, the blur of the landscape, every nerve aware." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Red Barchetta)
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"I mean, say that you figure that everything is senseless, then it can't be ...

"I mean, say that you figure that everything is senseless, then it can't be quite senseless because you are aware that it's senseless and your awareness of senselessness almost gives it sense. You know what I mean?" - Charles Bukowski
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"The awareness that you are liv...

"The awareness that you are living a mediocre life is worse than being mediocre." - Vivek Agnihotri
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"'Shreds of black cloud loom in overcast skies. The Necromancer keeps watch w...

"'Shreds of black cloud loom in overcast skies. The Necromancer keeps watch with his magic prism eyes. He views all his lands and is already aware of the three helpless invaders trapped in his lair...' ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Necromancer)
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โ€œThe really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and di...

โ€œThe really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them over and over in myriad petty, unsexy ways every day.โ€ - David Foster Wallace
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"Remember, nothing lasts. Next year, youโ€™re unlikely to be in the same place that you are now. ...

"Remember, nothing lasts. Next year, youโ€™re unlikely to be in the same place that you are now. Things happen, people change. Thatโ€™s life. New happenings await you. New blessings. New trials. New opportunities. So always be aware and keep your focus. Change is the only constant." โ€•Ismail Menk
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"I hadn't been aware there were d...

"I hadn't been aware there were doors closed to me until i started knocking on them." (~Gertrude B. Elion)
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"The clear awareness of having been bo...

"The clear awareness of having been born into a losing struggle need not lead one into despair." -- Christopher Hitchens
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"Our faults and our virtues ...

"Our faults and our virtues define us, and our awareness of them refine us! " - jAMes Murray
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"The significance of man is...

"The significance of man is that he is insignificant and is aware of it." โ€” Carl Becker
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"To manifest wisdom means simply to step back and seeโ€”to reflect, inquire, be a...

"To manifest wisdom means simply to step back and seeโ€”to reflect, inquire, be aware, be disciplined, and be focused not once in a while, but all of the time, moment to moment. This life is precious and fleeting. Pay attention." - Seido Ray Ronci
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Stop talking, it makes ...

Stop talking, it makes me aware of your existence. โ€”Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock
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"Even though death feels like a distant notion, it's a...

"Even though death feels like a distant notion, it's always near us. When we become aware of its existance, it's already standing next to us... And we can't escape it."
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We all know sex sells, but sexy does not always translate to author...

We all know sex sells, but sexy does not always translate to authority. Be aware and beware of those only presenting the sexy imagery that entices without the skilled expertise to back it up. - Loren Weisman
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Our destiny rules over us, even when we ar...

Our destiny rules over us, even when we are not yet aware of it; it is the future that makes laws for our today. Friedrich Nietzsche
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"The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance...

"The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death." - Desiderius Erasmus
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Human beings, We created you all from a male and a female, and made you into nations ...

Human beings, We created you all from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another. Verily the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the most God-fearing of you. Surely Allah is All-Knowing, All-Aware. โ€”Quran 49:13
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"If you touch one thing wi...

"If you touch one thing with deep awareness, you touch everything." -Thich Nhat Hanh
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" Let us not look back in ang...

" Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness." James Thurber
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It seems clear that his awareness of w...

It seems clear that his awareness of what we call reality is radically underdeveloped. โ€”Psychologist, Edward Scissorhands
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"Compassion is the keen awa...

"Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things." - Thomas Merton
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"The Superior Man is aware of ...

"The Superior Man is aware of righteousness, the inferior man is aware of advantage." - Confucius
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It is never too late with us, so long ...

It is never too late with us, so long as we are aware of our faults and bear them impatiently. Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi
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"Being aware of a single shortcoming withi...

"Being aware of a single shortcoming within yourself is far more useful than being aware of a thousand in someone else." - Dalai Lama
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โ€œThere is a certain part of all of us that lives outside o...

โ€œThere is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless.โ€ โ€• Milan Kundera
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"To be aware of a single shortcoming wit...

"To be aware of a single shortcoming within oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else." - Dalai Lama
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"Help others and the Almighty will help you. Remember, Heโ€™s the Owner of everything. Whatever y...

"Help others and the Almighty will help you. Remember, Heโ€™s the Owner of everything. Whatever you have, comes from Him. As much as He gives, He can also take away in the blink of an eye. So be wary how you treat people. Heโ€™s aware and knows if youโ€™re mean and stingy to others." - Mufti Menk
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"In general we are lea...

"In general we are least aware of what our minds do best." โ€” Marvin Minsky
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"And these children that you spit on as they try to cha...

"And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through." - David Bowie
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"Self-consciousness found the thing to be like itse...

"Self-consciousness found the thing to be like itself, and itself to be like a thing; i.e. it is aware that it is in itself the objectively real world" - Hegel
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Although I feel that my tragedy is the greatest in historyโ€”greater than the fall of emp...

Although I feel that my tragedy is the greatest in historyโ€”greater than the fall of empiresโ€”I am nevertheless aware of my total insignificance. I am absolutely persuaded that I am nothing in this universe; yet I feel that mine is the only real existence. - Emil Cioran
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