34+ Best Self Realization Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Realization is the fact or moment of starting to understand a situation. Profoundly inspirational self realization quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Self Realization Quotes

The purpose of life is to know yourself, create yourself, experience yourself as Who You Really Are. There is no other reason to do anything. Neale Donald Walsch

Who realizes what? That is the realization. Baba Hari Dass

Musicians must make music, artists must paint, poets must write if they are to be ultimately at peace with themselves. What human beings can be, they must be. They must be true to their own nature. This need we may call self actualization. Abraham Maslow

The real is only one realization of the possible. Ilya Prigogine

I think we all carry within us different versions of ourselves. Our true, greatest, most honest versions of ourselves can either be developed and nourished, or it can remain dead from neglect. Most people opt for the easiest version rather than the best.

A dream will not become an innovation if there is no realization. Ciputra

But in the end which version lives, which version thrives and which version dies, depends on the choices we make and the people in our lives. Yasmin Mogahed

Each of us has some unique capabilities waiting for realization. George H. Bender

Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. Rumi

You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization. Denis Waitley

Finding happiness is like finding yourself. You don’t find happiness, you make happiness. You choose happiness. Self-actualization is a process of discovering who you are, who you want to be and paving the way to happiness by doing what brings you the most meaning and contentment to your life over the long run. David Leonhardt

Few things are as encouraging as the realization that things can be different and that we have a role in making them so. Daniel Taylor

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself. Madonna Ciccone

Sometimes, you get tired of fighting. I think you just sort of come to this realization that yes, that you will get tired, but that doesn’t mean that you can give up the fight. Jesmyn Ward

Many people dedicate their lives to actualizing a concept of what they should be like, rather than actualizing themselves. This difference between self actualization and self image actualization is very important. Most people live only for their image Bruce Lee

What really matters is that we should all of us realize that we are guilty of inhumanity. Albert Schweitzer

When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self esteem. Abraham Maslow

The realization that life is absurd cannot be an end, but only a beginning. Albert Camus

Self actualization is the oxygen for the soul. Brian Johnson

There’s no shame in enjoying a quiet life. And that’s been the realization of the past few years for me. Daniel Radcliffe

Life, too, is senseless unless you know who you are, what you want, and which way the wind blows. Ellen Raskin

Why do we laugh at such terrible things? Because comedy is often the sarcastic realization of inescapable tragedy. Bryant H. McGill

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self actualization.  Robert Foster Bennett

I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift. Steven Pinker

I was a late bloomer. But anyone who blooms at all, ever, is very lucky. Sharon Olds

You can’t save anyone who wouldn’t save themselves without you. It’s the hardest lesson to learn in life, take it from me. Marc Jampole

I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine. Bruce Lee

I think one of the defining moments of adulthood is the realization that nobody’s going to take care of you. That you have to do the heavy lifting while you’re here. Adam Savage

Self actualization cannot be attained if it is made an end in itself, but only as a side effect of self transcendence. Viktor E. Frankl

I have matured with the realization that I can live without a man! Lana Turner

Go toward self actualization rather than self image actualization Search within for honest self expression. Bruce Lee

Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real. Iris Murdoch