100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Reflection is essential to understanding ourselves, bringing to the mindset the information bank gathered by our senses. It is also called contemplation (deep reflective thought). It is the only way for someone to improve in worldly life and the result of awakening in spirituality. If you take the time to reflect on yourself, your life, and your world, you should certainly play an important role in anyone’s self-development. There are times in our lives when pausing, getting to know each other on a deeper level, judging yourself and your progress can really be all sorts of creative and inspiring ways. While this is a vital component of a grounded individual, I believe there is time and space for this, and knowing when and where to use it is essential to the best version of itself. It is extremely important that we defend ourselves against chaos. We must constantly make sure that we are living in reality and not in some kind of deceptive world of our own making. This leads to full and complete acceptance of things, not the way we want, want, or want to be. Which is not living in reality, and which would be utterly delusions. Learn more by reading these quotes on reflection to make life more transparent.

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100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens. — Kirsten Dunst

When I seemed to be irritable or sad, my father would quote the learned Dr. Knight, and then say, ‘Just go to sleep.’ Like all smart aleck kids, I thought the advice was silly. But as I’ve grown older, I’ve realized just how smart Knight was. — Ben Stein

How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us. — Fred Rogers

I didn’t really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry… but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it’s the fixtures and fittings that finish you off. — Angelina Jolie

They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I’m going to miss mine by just a few days. — Garrison Keillor

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. — Khalil Gibran

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. — Ernie Harwell

Nobody understands another’s sorrow, and nobody another’s joy. — Franz Schubert

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great. — Alyssa Milano

An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with. — Thomas Fuller

Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry. — George Jean Nathan

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe. — Anne Bronte

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. — Maurice Chevalier

If we don’t make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America. — Louis Farrakhan

You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains, I guess. — Loretta Lynn

I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs. — Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I don’t have many sad days. — Billy Graham

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates. — David Herbert Lawrence

It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time. — Willie Nelson

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Falling in love is awesome, but I’m never drawn to happy songs per se, so whenever you sit down to write a heartbreak song and you’re happily in love, it’s like, ‘OK, now I have to go back to a sad place to get something good.’ — Miranda Lambert

I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano A stage where every man must play a part, And mine is a sad one. — William Shakespeare

Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. — James Russell Lowell

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Crying is cleansing. There’s a reason for tears, happiness or sadness. — Dionne Warwick

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. — Christopher Morley

The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow. — Bob Marley

I had sadness for breakfast. — Andy Milonakis

Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended. — Bill Toomey

I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life. — Jerome K. Jerome

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. — Percy Bysshe Shelley

That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers. — Gore Vidal

Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them. — Greta Garbo

Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray. — Jean Paul

The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. — Carl Jung

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen. — Brigitte Bardot

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Those who gave away their wings are sad not to see them fly. — Antonio Porchia

Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms. — Lord Byron

The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort – the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing – the opening a wonderfully joyous moment. — Andy Rooney

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. — Khalil Gibran

You have to let it all hang out, let go of the ideas that were more comfortable and embrace some of the sadness in your life. — Madeleine Peyroux

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. — Emily Bronte

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

It’s a sad man my friend who’s livin’ in his own skin and can’t stand the company. — Bruce Springsteen

I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day. — Peter Ustinov

Time takes away the grief of men. — Desiderius Erasmus

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I was raised in an atmosphere of ‘everything’s fine.’ But as I got older, I was like, ‘Well no, everything’s not fine. There is stuff that’s sad.’ I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes. — Ellen DeGeneres

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. — Hannah Arendt

Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy. — Joseph Campbell

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company. — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy. — Eudora Welty

Christmas makes everything twice as sad. — Doug Coupland

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen. — Thomas Carlyle

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious. — Horace

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie, and I wasn’t personally sad about finishing a long job. — Carroll O’Connor

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. — Paramahansa Yogananda

He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad. — Voltaire

If you don’t know about pain and trouble, you’re in sad shape. They make you appreciate life. — Evel Knievel

He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise. — Voltaire

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities. — Sophocles

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious. If glad, it must not grin or snicker if sad, it must not scream or curse. — William James

I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important. — David Rockefeller

Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever. — Chief Joseph

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don’t realize what messages they are sending. — Virginia Satir

What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow? — Thomas a Kempis

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Everything’s complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness. — Nick Hornby

Dying is only one thing to be sad over… Living unhappily is something else. — Morrie Schwartz

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt… doubt is the beginning of despair despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness. — Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory. — Claude Debussy

A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ. — John Steinbeck

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. — Henry Rollins

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

There’s no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there’s no excuse for boredom, ever. — Viggo Mortensen

We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows. — Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. — Jean de La Fontaine

War is very sad and small life is pathetically fragile at times. — Henry Rollins

I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories. — Dave Barry

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

Of these years nought remains in memory but the sad feeling that we have advanced and only grown older. — Max Muller

My parents’ divorce left me with a lot of sadness and pain and acting, and especially humour, was my way of dealing with all that. — Jennifer Aniston

God is in the sadness and the laughter, in the bitter and the sweet. — Neale Donald Walsch

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What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren’t supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown – watch the raindrops coming down the window pane? — Jackie Kennedy

There are more than 300,000 families in the Gulf region that lost their homes and are waiting for peace of mind. The hurricane exposed the sad reality of poverty in America. We saw, in all its horrific detail, the vulnerabilities of living in inadequate housing and the heartbreak of losing one’s home. — Harry Connick, Jr.

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues. — Jean de la Bruyere

We never taste a perfect joy our happiest successes are mixed with sadness. — Pierre Corneille

My father’s death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery. — Brooke Shields

Red is the ultimate cure for sadness. — Bill Blass

Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing – where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger which he knows he was meant and made to do. — Phillips Brooks

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don’t think my fans need to be bothered with if I’m mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I’m making them happy with my show. — Demi Lovato

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers. — Helen Keller

Poverty makes you sad as well as wise. — Bertolt Brecht

If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements, and worthwhileness I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough. — Audrey Hepburn

Make the most of your regrets never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh. — Henry David Thoreau

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

And in real life endings aren’t always neat, whether they’re happy endings, or whether they’re sad endings. — Stephen King

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. — Jim Rohn

And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I’d see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead. — Michael Jackson

It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information. — Oscar Wilde

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together. — Saadi

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

It’s nice to be with someone, but I don’t think you need to be in a relationship to feel complete. That would be really sad. — Kristin Davis

Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep. — Taraji P. Henson

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. — Miguel de Unamuno

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness. — Reba McEntire

One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers. — Eugene O’Neill

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too! — William Shakespeare

They say it’s better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green. — Conor Oberst

Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison. — Lord Chesterfield

Sadness is also a kind of defence. — Ivo Andric

The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman. — Alexander Smith

100+ Reflection Quotes made your life more transparent

For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity. — William Wordsworth

It’s a source of great sadness to me that my father died without having seen me do anything worthwhile. He was constantly having to make excuses for me. — Daniel Day-Lewis

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. — Reinhold Niebuhr

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The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it. — Edmond de Goncourt

I’m sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control. — Margaret J. Wheatley


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