AWARENESS Quotations

AWARENESS affirmations

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A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. - Wayne Gretzky

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing. - Bill Cosby

Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child -- our own two eyes. All is a miracle. - Thich Nhat Hanh

Every moment is an experience. - Jake Roberts

Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for - sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quite and calm.... One of the greatest sounds of them all - and to me it is a sound - is utter, complete silence. - Andre Kostelanetz

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I many be in, therein to be content. - Helen Keller

Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation. Use it! - Baba Ram Dass

For lack of attention a thousand forms of loveliness elude us every day. - Evelyn Underhill

Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere. - Regina Brett

Hold every moment sacred. Give each clarity and meaning, each the weight of your awareness, each its true and due fulfillment. - Thomas Mann

I know I'm not seeing things as they are, I'm seeing things as I am. - Laurel Lee

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and do not notice it. - Alice Walker

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.
- Buddha

If you wanna be somebody, if you wanna go somewhere, you better wake up and pay attention. - Whoopi Goldberg

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is privilege of living to be acutely, agonizingly conscious of the moment that is always present and always passing. - Marya Mannes

It is the close observation of little things which is the secret of success in business, in art, in science, and in every pursuit of life. - Samuel Smiles

It’s all real AND it’s all illusory: that’s Awareness. - Baba Ram Dass

It's a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired. - Robert Strauss

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. - James Thurber

Let your mind be quiet, realizing the beauty of the world, and the immense, the boundless treasures that it holds in store. - Edward Carpenter

Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed. - Corita Kent

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop & look once in awhile, you could miss it. - Ferris Bueller

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. - Albert Einstein

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them. - Alan Watts

Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach. - Goethe

Our thinking minds deprive us of the happiness that comes when we are living fully in the moment. - Baba Ram Dass

Pay close attention to objects, events and natural phenomenon that would otherwise get chewed up in the daily grind. - Kathleen Norris

Slow down and take the time to really see what is going on around you right now, right where you are. You may be missing something wonderful. - Michael Thomas

So many people are expecting a miracle instead of BEING a miracle. - Dr Wayne Dyer

Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost. - Kevin Patterson

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. - Etty Hillesum

Surprising and interesting things happen to those who keep their eyes and their minds open and alert! - John Templeton

The act of paying attention contains tremendous power. - Deepak Chopra

The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. - Robert Louis Stevenson

The highest happiness of man... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable. - Goethe

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. - Henry Miller

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust

The true art of memory is the art of attention. - Samuel Johnson

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. - Aristotle

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. - Eden Phillpotts

The world is full of wonders and miracles but people take their little hands and cover their eyes and see nothing. - Israel Baal Shem

There are not seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
- Walt Streightiff

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. - Linda Hogan

There is enlightenment to be had in changing the way you look at things. - Paul Wilson

To be blind is bad, but it is worse to have eyes and not to see. - Helen Keller

To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves. - Gandhi

To observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence. - Jiddu Krishnamurti

Today is the only time we can possibly live. - Dale Carnegie

Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold. - Maurice Setter

We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake. Let us use it before it is too late. - Marie Ray

We live in an ocean of words, but like a fish in water we are often not aware of it. - Stuart Chase

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn. - Henry David Thoreau

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. - Marian Wright Edelman

We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are. - Bill Watterson

When we pay attention to nature's music, we find that everything on the earth contributes to its harmony. - Hazrat Inayat Khan

When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky. - Buddha

You are always wanting miracles; but God sows miracles by handfuls under your feet, and yet you still have people who deny their existence. - Allan Kardec

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
- Paulo Coelho



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