Reflection Quotes

Reflection Quotes
Here’s a few reflection quotes for you to reflect upon:

Follow effective action with quiet reflection.  From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. -Peter F. Drucker

When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal.  When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine yourself. -Confucius

O, happy the soul that saw its own faults. -Mevlana Rumi

People of the world don’t look at themselves, and so they blame one another. -Mevlana Rumi

Only by much searching and mining are gold and diamonds obtained, and man can find every truth connected with his being if he will dig deep into the mine of his soul. -James Allen

Retire into yourself as much as possible.  Associate with people who are likely to improve you.  Welcome those whom you are capable of improving.  The process is a mutual one.  People learn as they teach. -Seneca

People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering. -St. Augustine

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. -Leo Tolstoy

Know thyself. -Socrates

Most people’s lives are a direct relfection of their peer groups. -Anthony Robbins

Whatever results you’re getting, be they rich or poor, good or bad, positive or negative, always remember that your outer world is simply a reflection of your inner world.  If things aren’t going well in your outer life, it’s because things aren’t going well in your inner life.  It’s that simple. -T. Harv Eker

When you do the work, you see who you are by seeing who you think other people are.  Eventually you come to see that everything outside you is a reflection of your own thinking. You are the storyteller, the projector of all stories, and the world is the projected image of your thoughts. -Byron Katie

The unexamined life is not worth living. -Socrates

The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. -William M. Thackeray

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

The Law of Attraction attracts to you everything you need, according to the nature of your thought life.  Your environment and financial condition are the perfect reflection of your habitual thinking.  Thought rules the world. -Joseph Edward Murphy

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away. -Barbara De Angelis

The object of reflection is invariably the discovery of something satisfying to the mind which was not there at the beginning of the search. -Ernest Dimnet

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    • Lee
    • November 17, 2010
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    Hello Shawn, I really enjoyed reading your quotes reflection, thank you so much.

    Reflections of life is a combination of all our lives experiences, all the things we have seen, all the things we have done and all of life’s choices we have made. Reflections of life will be your mirror into your life, where you will recall images and slices of your life. It will reflect the good times, the bad times, the sad times and the happy times, reflecting on the emotional highs and lows of your life and everything in between. You will reflect on the loves of your life which were good, and the loves of your life which were devastating. It is my feeling we are all unique and wonderful individuals, whose lives are unique in their own way. Your life and your reflections belong only to you. Your life is the only one exactly like it in the whole world. Only you, have done all of the things in the exact same way at the exact same time, with the exact range of emotions, and your unique sequence of thoughts about what you are doing and why you are doing it. You have your own unique way of reacting to what you have seen, what you hear, what you feel, and how you express yourself about any given situation you encounter from day to day.

    I also found some quotes I would like to share.

    John Quincy Adams: Reflection Quotes
    Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.

    Confucius: Reflection Quotes
    By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.

    Eric Hoffer: Reflection Quotes
    It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.

    Hui-neng: Quotes on Reflection
    Look within!… The secret is inside you.

    William L Shirer: Quotes on Reflection
    Most true happiness comes from one’s inner life, from the disposition of the mind and soul. Admittedly, a good inner life is difficult to achieve, especially in these trying times. It takes reflection and contemplation and self-discipline.

    Norman Vincent Peale: Quotes on Reflection
    One of the greatest moments in anybody’s developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

    Sarah Ban Breathnach: Quotes on Reflection
    Only when the clamor of the outside world is silenced will you be able to hear the deeper vibration. Listen carefully.

    Charles Dickens: Quotes on Reflection
    Reflect upon your present blessings – of which every man has many – no on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

    • Michelle
    • November 19, 2010
    Reply

    Hey Shawn! Thank you for these reflection quotes. I liked the one of Sarah Ban Breathnach the best of all; but they are all excellent ones to ponder upon. I believe Winter is the season for that sometimes. Have a great weekend and Thanksgiving. Wish you well.

    • Laurie
    • March 25, 2011
    Reply

    The quote by Eric Hoffer: Reflection Quotes
    It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words…witten here by Lee. Also I just loved all the reflection quotes you had Shawn, especially…Eric Hoffer: Reflection Quotes
    It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.

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