Quotations About
self awareness

Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.

Posted in: Bryant McGill

Steve Rogers: Big man in a suit of armor. Take that off, what are you?
Tony Stark: Genius billionaire playboy philanthropist.
Steve Rogers: I know guys with none of that worth ten of you.

Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.

Posted in: Bryant McGill

Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.

As quoted in Life magazine (21 April 1961)
Posted in: Alan Watts

Mal: And I never back down from a fight.
Inara: Yes, you do. You do all the time.

Posted in: Firefly

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.

The Moment and Other Essays (1948)
Posted in: Virginia Woolf

I was no longer scared. I could see what was inside me.

The Joy Luck Club (1989)
Posted in: Amy Tan

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.

This quote is attributed / unsourced.
Posted in: Marcus Aurelius

Dr. Jennifer Melfi: Do you have any qualms about how you actually make a living?
Tony Soprano: Yeah. I find I have to be the sad clown: laughing on the outside, crying on the inside.

Pilot (season 1, episode 1)
Posted in: The Sopranos