47 Reflection Quotes That Will Enrich Your Life

List Of 47 Reflection Quotes That Will Enrich Your Life:

#1 Charles Bukowski

“Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?”

#2 Confucius

”Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous.”   

#3 Stacy London

”Your self-esteem won’t come from body parts. You need to step away from the mirror every once in a while, and look for another reflection, like the one in the eyes of the people who love you and admire you.”

#4 Gabrielle Bernstein

”The way we experience the world around us is a direct reflection of the world within us.

#5 Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens
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“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”

#6 Karen A. Baquiran

”You are a mirror of yourself in others. Whatever you want, give. Be the best reflection of yourself.”

#7 Baltasar GracianBaltasar Gracian

“Self-reflection is the school of wisdom.”

#8 Philip K. Dick

“When do I see a photograph, when a reflection?”

#9 Margaret J. Wheatley

“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.”

#10 Alexander Pope

“Remembrance and reflection how allied! What thin partitions Sense from Thought divide!”

#11 Alaric Hutchinson

“Love is being able to view a situation without adding duality to it.”

#12 Na ama Yehuda

“If not in the moment, where do you propose to live?”

#13 Iyanla Vanzant

 “The journey into self-love and self-acceptance must begin with self-examination… until you take the journey of self-reflection, it is almost impossible to grow or learn in life.”

#14 Nina LaCour

“I leaned over the sink, closer to my reflection, and stare at myself hard. I don’t know what I see. I don’t even know what I want to see.”

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#15 Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein

”Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.”

#16 Patrick Süskind

“And suddenly solitude fell across his heart like a dusty reflection. He closed his eyes. The dark doors within him opened and he entered. The next performance in the theater of Grenouille’s soul was beginning.”

#17 John O’Donohue

“Reflection comes between us and every other person and object in the world. An object or a person can be reflected in so many different ways. Yet the heart of an object or the essence of the heart can never be reflected. All faith and creativity is the hunger to cross over this frontier, it is the desire for pure and total encounter and belonging. Love is an affair between a reflection and its object.”

#18 Alberto Manguel

“If every library is in some sense a reflection of its readers, it is also an image of that which we are not, and cannot be.”

#19 Jane Austen

“Reflection must be reserved for solitary hours; whenever she was alone, she gave way to it as the greatest relief; and not a day went by without a solitary walk, in which she might indulge in all the delight of unpleasant recollections.”

#20 Leonardo da Vincileonardo da vinci

”I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.”

#21 Suzy Kassem

“Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.”

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#22 E.L. Doctorow

“There is music in words, and it can be heard you know, by thinking.”

#23 Maynard James Keenan

”A circle is the reflection of eternity. It has no beginning and it has no end – and if you put several circles over each other, then you get a spiral.”

#24 Siri Hustvedt

”There is no future without a past, because what is to be cannot be imagined except as a form of repetition.”    

#25 Idowu Koyenikan

Idowu Koyenikan
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“The type of person you are is usually reflected in your business. To improve your business, first improve yourself.”

#26 Alia Bhatt

”Whenever I see a mirror, I just look at myself, or when I see my own reflection, I quickly take a look; I won’t lie about that. But when I am in front of the camera, it’s just the character, not me.”

#27 Denis Diderot

”There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge… observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.”

#28 Steven Biko

”Being black is not a matter of pigmentation – being black is a reflection of a mental attitude.”

#29 Sebastian Faulks

“I know. I was there. I saw the great void in your soul, and you saw mine.”

#30 Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur

”I’m a reflection of the community.”

#31 Shannon L. Alder

“Beauty is not who you are on the outside, it is the wisdom and time you gave away to save another struggling soul like you.”

#32 Deborah Day

”Living in a way that reflects one’s values is not just about what you do, it is also about how you do things.”

#33 Gautama Buddha

“Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.”

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#34 Poppy Z.Brite

“Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.”

#35 Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche
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“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.”

#36 Alan Cohen

”Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.”

#37 Yvonne Woon

”Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.”

#38 Thomas Paine

”The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.”

#39 Søren Kierkegaard

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.”

#40 Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy

”Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

#41 Sherri Lee Emmons

“I stared at myself in the mirror, wondering what she saw that I didn’t.”

#42 Debasish Mridha

“The moon is the reflection of your heart and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.”

#43 Francesca Lia Block

“The girl in the mirror wasn’t who I wanted to be and her life wasn’t the one I wanted to have.”

#44 Mandy Hale

“People are sent into our lives to teach us things that we need to learn about ourselves.”

#45 William Wordsworth

“Habit rules the unreflecting herd.”

#46 Mollie Marti

“Our power lies in our small daily choices, one after another, to create eternal ripples of a life well lived.”

#47 Unknown

“Unless you learn to face your own shadows, you will continue to see them in others, because the world outside you is only a reflection of the world inside you.”

References

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