63 Reflection Quotes [To Help You Live Intently]


Below is a list of 63 reflection quotes and quotes about reflection to help you see if you are where you want to be in life. May these 63 refection quotes help you live a life you will one day proudly reflect on at the end of your earthly journey.

63 Quotes About Reflection.

1. Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards. Soren Kierkegaard.

2. Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savouring of loneliness. Poppy Z.Brite.

3. God knows far more about living a life of joy and blessings than we do. Randy Loubier.

4. Let your confidence reflect your contentedness. Criss Jami.

5. The only real conflict you will ever have in your life won’t be with others, but with yourself. Shannon L. Alder.

6. Anybody looking for a quiet life has picked the wrong century to born in. Whitaker Chambers.

7. Is there nowhere in an American house where one may be by one’s self? Edith Wharton.

8. Your life is a reflection of how effectively you balance potential and kinetic energy. Steve Maraboli.

9. Opportunities happen when timing, connects, and personalities converge. Joel T. McGrath.

10. It is never wise to run any race but your own. Tim Fargo.

11. Believing the phenomenon of karma is placing your destiny in the hands of the devil. Michael Bassey Johnson.

12. Reflection ingeniously knows how to convert a beauty into a super beauty. Mehmet Murat Ildan.

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13. Your choices and decisions are a reflection of how well you’ve set and followed your priorities. Elizabeth George.

14. Every broken heart has one time or another asked, “What is important to me now? Shannon L. Alder.

15. Choose your friends carefully. They are a reflection of you. Jim George.

16. If you see in your wine the reflection of a person not in your range of vision, don’t drink it. Chinese Proverb.

17. The radiate sun reflections and lightning cannot make a blind person see. African Proverb.

18. No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see. Taoist Proverb.

19. Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous. Chinese Proverb.

20. Those who rush things too much, without reflection, can be surpassed by those who take their time. Malagasy Proverb.

21. The eye of judgment sees at a distance what it refuses to see in its own reflection. T.F. Hodge.

quotes on reflection

22. Siddhartha considered the ways of the demon, and at that moment he struck. Roger Zelazny.

23. Writing is the only way I have to explain my own life to myself. Pat Conroy.

24. Set a daily solitude time for reflection and rethinking. Lailah Gifty Akita.

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25. Reflection and learning are lifelong processes. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe.

26. All hatred is self-hatred, just as all healing is self-healing. Eric Michael Leventhal.

27. Your life is always a perfect reflection of your state of heart and mind, and of your truest identity. Bryant McGill.

28. We must always strive to reflect the highest vision of ourselves. Bryant McGill.

29. To every soul you encounter, be a mirror, which reflects only their beauty. Bryant McGill.

30. The worst battle you’ll have to fight is between what you know and how you feel. Turcois Ominek.

31. He wasn’t a whole person any longer, but only half of something not yet made. Diana Gabaldon.

32. We must make time to reflect on life. Someday this life will be gone. Lailah Gifty Akita.

33. Attitudes are like mirrors; they reflect towards anyone that’s looking. Karl Kloppenborg.

34. Let your life be a reflection of your inner core values, not dogma. Samuel Zulu.

35. If your life isn’t a reflection of your core values, you are not living at all. Samuel Zulu.

36. Sleepwalkers don’t mind their inner core values that is why they blindly do what they are told. Samuel Zulu.

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37. Make sure your life is worth watching when all is said and done with your earthly life. Samuel Zulu.

38. Live a life you will one day be proud of looking back. Samuel Zulu.

39. Self-reflection is key to living the life you want to live. Samuel Zulu.

40. Without self-reflection, you can’t know who you are. Samuel Zulu.

41. Your character is a reflection of the true nature of your heart. Samuel Zulu.

42. Good character shows a good heart while an evil character shows an evil heart. Samuel Zulu.


43. Most people like mirrors; what they do not like, is people, who are mirrors. Justin K. McFarlane Beau.

44. So easy to go sailing off this road. A wonder more folks didn’t. All that space, waiting. S.M. Hulse.

45. Pay no attention to toxic words. What people say is often a reflection of themselves, not you. Christian Baloga.

46. My sense of the past is vivid and slow. I hear every sign and see every shadow. Barry Hannah.

47. I keep on dreaming, but to find freedom, one must first search inwards. Fennel Hudson.

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

49. The job of reflection is to add a dimension of fable to reality. Mehmet Murat Ildan.

50. If you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves. Junot DIaz.

51. There is a third choice besides being busy and killing time, something profound. James Rozoff.

52. Sometimes, it’s hard to look at a flower when you are dying inside. Anthony Liccione.

53. I burn a hole through everything I stare at, and it happens when I stand in front of the mirror too. Akshay Vasu.

54. Your future self is watching you right now through your memories. Aubrey de Grey.

55. The key to wisdom is silent observation and reflection. Debasish Mridha.

56. Is that the secret meaning of the word story, do you think: a storing place of memories? J.M. Coetzee.

57. Her beauty is laced in her strength and interwoven through her flaws. She embodies perfection. Kierra C.T. Banks.

58. If you don’t pay the price for success, you’ll pay the price for failure. Zig Ziglar.

59. However much one lacks piety, the atmosphere in a graveyard encourages quiet reflection. C.J. Sansom.

60. The content in heavenly order will manifest only when reflected. Sunday Adelaja.

61. I’ve left behind so many unfinished quilts in my life, beautiful pieces of dreams and intentions never fully assembled. K. Martin Beckner.

62. Start seeing yourself as God sees you, see yourself through God’s eyes. Sunday Adelaja.

63. Live in the shadow of the moon until you’re bright enough to give birth to your own suns. Curtis Tyrone Jones.



Hope these 63 reflection quotes will help you start reflecting on your life to see if you are where you want to be and to make any necessary changes if needed. Take care.

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