74+ Best Awakening Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Awakening is a rousing from inactivity or indifference. Profoundly inspirational awakening quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Awakening Quotes

If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing Gail Sheehy

Be kind to yourself as you proceed along this journey. This kindness, in itself, is a means of awakening the spark of love within you and helping others to discover that spark within themselves. Teknyi Rinpoche

The deeper the blue becomes, the more strongly it calls man towards the infinite, awakening in him a desire for the pure and, finally, for the supernatural The brighter it becomes, the more it loses its sound, until it turns into silent stillness and becomes white. Wassily Kandinsky

Spiritual awakening is the most essential thing in man’s life, and it is the sole purpose of being. Is not civilization, in all its tragic forms, a supreme motive for spiritual awakening? Khalil Gibran

Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man’s faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements. Giacomo Puccini

Only that day dawns to which we are awake. Henry David Thoreau

If you love God, you can’t hate anything or anyone. If the love one offers is met with hate, it doesn’t die, rather it manifests in the form of compassion. That is universal love. It is not just a sentiment. It cannot be manifested merely by a shift in mental disposition. It can only come from inner cleaning, an inner awakening.  Radhanath Swami

This is bravery: using the challenge of daily life to sharpen our mind and open our heart. Sakyong Mipham

The true awakening takes place within

I’m not a prophet of doom, I’m a prophet of love. But love will bid a warning doom to the children who play on the freeway. We need to wake up. Keith Green

There’s going to be a violent awakening we don’t want. The question is, can we wake up? Anna Deavere Smith

I looked in temples, churches and mosques. But I found the Divine within my heart. Rumi

The individual knows himself only on the condition that things resound in him, and that in him, at a single awakening, they and he come forth together out of sleep. Jacques Maritain

Where is God? Where can I find him? we ask. We don’t realize that’s like a fish swimming frantically through the ocean in search OF the ocean Ted Dekker

You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. You have to believe that. Salma Hayek

History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster. Douglas MacArthur

Writing changed my life. It has an existential dimension, and that’s the same for every writer. Every artist has a moment of awakening, of happening upon an idea that grabs hold of you, regardless of whether you are a painter or a writer Imre Kertesz

Self restraint in speech, food, entertainment, and vanity are the most essential fundamental of spiritual growth. Nouman Ali Khan

That is the real spiritual awakening when something emerges from within you that is deeper than who you thought you were. So, the person is still there, but one could almost say that something more powerful shines through the person.

Integrity is about being integrated with the spiritual values of the Universe. It is also about being happy because happiness and joy mean that you’re coming into integrity with your soul. Michael Beckwith

I experienced by the grace of God a spiritual awakening, which was to lead me to a richer, fuller, more productive life. John Coltrane

To the extent that our experience of suffering reminds us of what everyone else also endures, it serves as a powerful inspiration to practice compassion and avoid causing others pain. And to the extent that suffering awakens our empathy and causes us to connect with others, it serves as the basis of compassion and love. Dalai Lama

Awaken to your true potential and live the life of your dreams.

True creativity flows only from stillness. When stillness becomes conscious, the spiritual dimension enters your life and you begin to be guided by an intelligence far greater than the human mind. Eckhart Tolle

The essence of a tragedy, or even a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration of the hero. Maxwell Anderson

God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the center of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. Bede Griffiths

We are witnessing a great awakening. Ted Cruz

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. Rabindranath Tagore

It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realizing just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is. Christy Turlington

The movement of grace toward gratitude brings us from the package of self obsessed madness to a spiritual awakening. Anne Lamott

Head down the path of spiritual awakening and you’ll start to see the light

Overcoming negative tendencies and enhancing positive potential is the very essence of the spiritual path. Dalai Lama

When you are evolving into a higher-self, the road may seem lonely but you’re simply shedding the energies that no longer match the frequency of your destiny

The hero’s journey always begins with the call. One way or another, a guide must come to say, ‘Look, you’re in Sleepy Land. Wake. Come on a trip. There is a whole aspect of your consciousness, your being, that’s not been touched. So you’re at home here? Well, there’s not enough of you there. And so it starts. Joseph Campbell

We think of ourselves as humans searching for a spiritual awakening, when in fact we are spiritual beings attempting to cope with a human awakening. Seeing ourselves from the perspective of the spirit within will help you to remember why you came here and what you came here to do.

Not every sky will be blue and not every day is springtime. So on the spiritual path a person learns to find this kind of happiness without needing nice things to happen on the outside. Rather, you find happiness by being who you really are. This isn’t mystical. Young children are happy being who they are. The trick is to regain such a state when you are grown and have seen the light and dark sides of life. Deepak Chopra

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark. Swami Vivekananda

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. Dalai Lama

Who looks outside dreams. Who looks inside awakens. Carl Jung

Grace woke you up this morning, grace started you on your way and grace enabled you to survive until this very moment. Charles E. Blake

The reason people awaken is because they have finally stopped agreeing to things that insult their soul.

Oh my God, does art engender humanity? It awakens your humanity. But humanity has nothing to do with political theory. Political theory is in the interests of one group of humanity, or one ideal for humanity. But humanity my heavens, that’s what proper art renders. We have a paradox. Going into the deepest aspects of inner space connects you with something that is the most vital for the outer realm. Joseph Campbell

We are ready to awaken when we don’t have any more doubts or any more questions about who we are. Roxana Jones

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. Albert Einstein

You must be willing to let go of who you have been to become who you were meant to be.

A sacred illness is one that educates us and alters us from the inside out, provides experiences and therefore knowledge that we could not possibly achieve in any other way, and aligns us with a life path that is, ultimately, of benefit to ourselves and those around us. Deena Metzger

There’s more to our species than we see in the mirror.

There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you? Rumi

The awakening of consciousness is the next step for mankind. Eckhart Tolle

The seeker after stillness should be told that the stillness is always there. Indeed it is in every man. But he has to learn, first, to let it in and, second, how to do so. The first beginning of this is to remember. The second is to recognize the inward pull. For the rest, the stillness itself will guide and lead him to itself. Paul Brunton

Anyone who is not on your same evolutionary and spiritual frequency and spiritual frequency will distance himself from you, while all those who are on the same frequency as you will come closer to you; you will see how amazing it is to discover that everyone who needs to be by your side will ultimately appear in your life in the most spontaneous and divine manner. That’s how powerful the mind is.

Recognize that you have the courage within you to fulfill the purpose of your birth. Summon forth the power of your inner courage and live the life of your dreams. Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

Tired of trying to cram herself into societies square shaped holes, she chose to embrace her beauty and shine like the supernova she was.

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul. Swami Vivekananda

Awakening to your true nature is like a gentle hurricane. You have no idea where it started or how it found you. You just wake up one day in the burning heart of paradox and realize that you are not a mere guardian or administrator of your life, but your own Co Founder, CEO and Chief Executive Creator. Nobody, nothing owns you anymore. Andre Balt

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 The authentic self is the soul made visible.

There was a famous Zen master whom people would seek out to become enlightened. He was strict and would occupy people with things having nothing to do with seeking enlightenment. You see, that is the only way to achieve enlightenment; by not focusing on achieving it. Then, one day it will just come to you. Masaaki Hatsumi

When you are evolving to your higher self, the road seems lonely. But you’re simply shedding energies that no longer match the frequency of your destiny

The awakening is the purpose. The awakening of the fact that in essence, we are light, we are love. Each cell of our body, each cell, and molecule of everything. The power source that runs all life is light. So to awaken to that knowledge, and to desire to operate in that realm, and to believe that it is possible, are all factors that will put you there. Dolores Cannon

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Brene Brown

Do not allow yourself to suppress your thoughts. Instead, let the thoughts come before you and become a sort of observer. Start observing your own mind. Do not try to escape; do not be afraid of your thinking. Rama Swami

For a star to be born, there is one thing that must happen: a gaseous nebula must collapse. So collapse. Crumble. This is not your destruction. This is your birth.

So many people are only willing to touch the surface levels of life. They are afraid to awaken to the truth. Staying limited to only what they know rather than what they are capable of. Becoming trapped in a state of fear and ego. Ignoring their intuitive compass. A spiritual breakthrough is the only way to connect to your higher self and experience a truly authentic life.

All our theories of improving the world, while we are still asleep, merely intensify the sleep of humanity. Maurice Nicoll

The universe does this thing, where it aligns you with the people, things and situations that match the energy you put out. The more you improve yourself and raise your vibration, the more you will see things that are beneficial to your well being. ThinkGrowProsper

If you keep in mind that love and love alone is the reason for living, it will calm your heart and free you from your worries. Harold Klemp

Awakening is not changing who you are but discarding who you are not. Deepak Chopra

You are a light that cannot darken. You are a soul that shines through. You are eternal amid the moment. You are awakening. You are love Craig Crippe

In order to save myself, I must first destroy the me I was told to be. The Dreamer

When you begin to awaken, layers will be shed. You may experience rage, depression, anxiety, fear. Ride the wave, allow these things to exit your system because your illusion of self ego is being shed so that your true self spirit can thrive. Embrace the transition

Through your awakening, you awaken others. Solara An Ra