Quotation Explorer - 'Realizing'

Sometimes life holds more than people allow themselves to see. Such individuals may continue to live as though they are blind for eternities before realizing they were merely clamping their eyes shut. - Emily Herr
I have seen these persons speak unthinkingly, not realizing that to speak is also to be. Word and gesture are man's thought. We should not speak without reason. - Isabel Allende
What could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn't lived it - Edward Albee
I wonder whether, perhaps without realizing it, we seek out the books we need to read. Or whether books themselves, which are intelligent entities, detect their readers and catch their eye. In the end, every book is the I Ching. You pick it up, open it, and there it is, there you are. - Andrés Neuman
Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking. - R. Buckminster Fuller
He who asserts belief with absolute certainty knows nothing of faith and makes himself into a fool. He who is wise, upon realizing they have done this, recants and searches themselves for further enlightenment. - Cristina Marrero
You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. - Eckhart Tolle
We do wrong because people do it, never realizing that we are the people. - Raheel Farooq
There should be no bitterness or hate where the sole thought is the welfare of the United States of America. No man can occupy the office of President without realizing that he is President of all the people. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
We were given the Scriptures to humble us into realizing that God is right, and the rest of us are just guessing. - Rich Mullins
To be free of destructive stress don't sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is small.
The problem with living without the person you can't live without is eventually realizing you can live without them. - Charlaine Harris
Self -pity is the worst form of poison. It kills a person without the person realizing it ~ Aarush Kashyap - Kirtida Gautam
All great men face challenges in the pursuit of their goals. However, the challenges did not deter them for pushing forward and realizing their goals. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Falling in love with humans is like walking into a pantry and realizing you're trapped in it without Whip Cream, and Cherries. - AainaA-Ridtz
So many birds sitting around, on a dead wire, a bare branch, a cold ground, a drifting seashore; never realizing the glory in their wings and where it can take them, nor the envy as we look on them. - Anthony Liccione
Fulfilling our destiny and realizing our potential all begins in our mind. That's why the devil tries to bombard our thinking. - Christine Caine
Realization is not about you, the wave, realizing it is ocean. The ocean realizes itself in you and reveals itself to have never been just a wave. Nothing changes except the falling away of a false belief. - Enza Vita
We must have within ourselves some consciousness of this impelling power that may lead us to travel deliberately through our ages, realizing that the most wonderful adventures are not those which we go forth to seek. - Frances Chesterton
People try to use your past against you not realizing you were using it to propel you. - Kierra C.T. Banks
Abundant living is realizing that life is a privilege whether it’s adhering to our scripts or not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The key to finding happiness in this life is realizing that the only way to overcome is to transcend; to find happiness in the simple pleasures, to master the art of just being. - Brianna Wiest
From looking at your neighbor and realizing his true significance, and that he will die, pity and compassion will arise in you for him and finally you will love him. - G.I. Gurdjieff
Time spent in nature is time realizing that you don't know it all, that you never will. The earth is meant to be enjoyed by its inhabitants. - Abdul'Rauf Hashmi
Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease, and burnt crunchy bits. - Terry Pratchett
At the crossroad in my life, I didn't know which way to go. I just mindlessly choose a random direction... then, after regretting my decision I tried to retrace my steps. However, without even realizing it the sun had already set. - Nobuyuki Fukumoto
All her young life she has tried to please her father, never quite realizing that, as a girl, she never could. - Alice Walker
A libertarian is someone who graduated from thinking that there are problems with the state to realizing that the state is the problem. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Most people believe the mind to be a mirror, more or less accurately reflecting the world outside them, not realizing on the contrary that the mind is itself the principal element of creation. - Rabindranath Tagore
To succeed in life you must believe and take first step in working towards realizing your goals. - Lailah Gfty Akita
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
Success takes many forms. Most people strive for something unattainable without realizing that it's already theirs. - Lada Ray
This time around I was so lonely that I was forced to be face to face with myself. Realizing at the end of the day I only have me and I didn't seem to like my own company. I decided to I had to make myself into someone I can live with. - kandi dougherty
Sometimes... the first step to forgiveness is realizing that the other person... is batshit crazy. - Michelle Bartlett
True love is sacrifice. It is in giving, not in getting; in losing, not in gaining; in realizing, not in possessing, that we love! - J.P. Vaswani
Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to. - Joe Gores
You know you are capitalism’s ideal puppet (and that education betrayed you) when winning the lottery is your only chance to realizing financial freedom. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Realizing that you are in love is itself a beautiful feeling... And there is nothing like one-sided love or both-sided love. Love is simply love. Celebrate this feeling - Anamika Mishra
There is nothing more entertaining then leaving someone speechless. Yet, there is nothing sadder than realizing that person was incapable of retaining half of what you said, and will repeat the story all wrong to someone else. - Shannon L. Alder
People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves. - Salma Hayek
Success means you have succeeded in overcoming the obstacles and finally realizing the goal. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When you come to a point realizing what is going on in the society, then you will also come to a point in need to fight back. - Nadair Desmar
I never feel alone realizing the fact that my life is my only life partner - Munia Khan
When we actually refer to God’s blueprint, we gladly work in fascinated conjunction with it, suddenly realizing that any other action outside of that blueprint is foolhardiness and lunacy of the worst sort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
To realize your potential you must look beyond the end of yourself, realizing that where you end is most likely where you actually begin. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Realizing you have something in common with another person makes you more human than you were yesterday. - ME :)
How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day. - Anne Frank
If we’re missing life it’s probably because we’re expecting it to reveal itself to us, rather than realizing that life is revealed by us looking for it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope that we get to death without being too badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams." - - Bob Proctor
Meditation is realizing and expanding your inner beauty in every direction. - Amit Ray
Truth is that we all need facts we cannot continue to eat only the food that is given to us. Sometimes we have to feed ourselves otherwise we set our self up for dependency on the wrong nutrition without realizing that we were being poisoned the whole time. - R. Lewis
The most gifted members of the human species are at their creative best when they cannot have their way, and must compensate for what they miss by realizing and cultivating their capacities and talents. - Eric Hoffer
A big part of dealing with depression is realizing that you are in control of your own happiness. - Brian Michael Good
I think that Gnosticism is about discovering the way that God has turned into you, and then realizing that if you can describe how it is that God turned into you, you can reverse the process. - Stevan L. Davies
Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: hard work - and realizing what opportunity is and what isn’t." - Lucille Ball
The awakening is finally realizing that you are a part of God, like a single cell that finally sees it is a part of you. - L.J. Vanier
Burning bridges behind you is understandable. It's the bridges before us that we burn, not realizing we may need to cross, that brings regret. - Anthony Liccione
The truth of who we are dissolves the illusions when they arise, simply by us not buying into them anymore. By realizing they were counterfeit bliss. By and by, oneness dissolves what was once separation. - Tehya Sky
Life is about trusting your feelings and taking chances, losing and finding happiness, appreciating the memories, learning from the past, and realizing people change. - Atul Purohit
The news that gives you a future with hope, in spite of your despair over the past, is realizing that Jesus has prayed for you and is praying for you now. - William P. Barker
Maturing is realizing how many things don’t require your comment. - Rachel Wolchin
We often bow down to our feelings without realizing how fickle and unreliable they are. - Joyce Meyer
We can't underestimate the value of silence. We need to create ourselves, need to spend time alone. If you don't, you risk not knowing yourself and not realizing your dreams. - Jewel
We myopically stare at the gaping hole left in our lives and see nothing but the hole, not realizing a hole is defined by everything around it that is not a hole. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Taking care of yourself isn’t about trying to become perfect. It’s about realizing and honouring,in every moment, thatyou already are. - Vironika Tugaleva
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning. - Oprah Winfrey
One of the greatest lies is to believe that we don’t have value. One of the greatest mistakes is to act on that belief. And the greatest liberation is found in looking at the cross of Christ and realizing the enormity of the lie. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope that we get to death without being too badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams. - Bob Proctor
Being enlightened ironically means realizing that there is no separate entity that can be enlightened or unenlightened. - Enza Vita
Ironically, torture requires empathy, too, in the sense that one cannot deliberately inflict pain without realizing what is painful. - Frans de Waal
Financial and Personal success, come your way faster when You work each weekday and night at realizing your dreams to be successful, such achieving a personal goal and dream, OR your dream of running your own business and being your own boss. - nick catricala
Quite often you look for answers and strength in friends (supposed 2b) around you, without realizing All the true strength and honest answers come from within!!! - v filipa ketteridge
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