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Reflection quotes to think about
In this topic we will show you some quotes to reflect and think about various issues in your life. Check it out below:
“Never let someone tell you that you can’t do something. If you have a dream, you have to protect it. People who can’t do it themselves will say you can’t do it. If you want something, go and fight for it. Period.” 🌟🏹Quote from the movie The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner (Will Smith).
“Throughout the centuries there have been men who took their first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.” 🙌quote by Ayn Rand, philosopher, playwright, screenwriter and writer.
Thoughtful quotes for photos
Now let’s make a list of reflection quotes for photos, these are simpler quotes that you can use to post something on social media.
“Everything that came had a role and went away leaving me a lesson”🌈Matheus Xavier
“I finally found myself, but I know that soon I will need to find myself again”🌠Matheus Xavier
“I started the book of my story without knowing the end, living each chapter as if it were the last, in no hurry to read the last page because I love every paragraph”💪Matheus Xavier
“I can’t stop the rain outside, but I decide if I’m going to use my umbrella and go on my way”😍Matheus Xavier
“I am eternally guilty for my happiness and dissatisfaction, no one can take this burden from me”💪🌹Matheus Xavier
“I lie with a clear head on my pillow, for I know that all my actions came out of good intentions”🏹Matheus Xavier
Thoughtful quotes about time
Time is something that falls upon us and it doesn’t take much to reflect on it, but we will help even more with each sentence below.
“Time takes everything, whether you want it to or not.”A quote attributed to Stephen King, the great American writer.
“A man who dares to waste an hour of his time has not discovered the value of life.”A quote attributed to Charles Darwin, the revolutionary naturalist with his book The Origin of Species (1859).
“I don’t have time for anything else, being happy consumes me too much.”quote by Adélia Prado, poet, teacher, philosopher, and novelist.
“Living itself is dying, because we do not have one more day in our life that we do not have, in that, one less day in it.”quote by Fernando Pessoa, an important poet.
100 Thoughtful Quotes
Finally, we come to the topic that gives rise to the title of this content we bring to you. Check out 100 reflection quotes below.
It is always good to remember that most of these reflection sentences do not have an identified author. However, we will eventually quote it when it appears.
“Even the sun penetrates the latrines, but is not contaminated by them.”quote attributed to Diogenes
“If sowing does not cheer you up, because the burdens are many, bring to mind the fruits, juicy and plentiful.”quote attributed to Diogenes Ferrosil
“If you choose pleasure, realize that behind it there is someone who will only bring you tribulations and regret.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“Never imitate anyone. Let your production be like a new phenomenon of nature.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“The noblest human passion is that which loves the image of beauty rather than material reality. The greatest pleasure is in contemplation.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“You can’t love or hate someone you don’t know yet.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“Knowledge makes the soul young and lessens the bitterness of old age. Harvest wisdom, then. Store up softness for tomorrow.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“We build too many walls and too few bridges.”quote attributed to Isaac newton
“If I got this far it is because I leaned on the shoulder of giants.”quote attributed to Isaac newton
“What we know is a drop; what we ignore is an ocean. But what would the ocean be if not infinite drops?”quote attributed to Isaac newton
“I can’t even say I tried to avoid it, because I’ve already discovered that if you avoid life, it happens just the same.” quote attributed to Tati Bernardi
“He thus discovered the relativity of distances. Because he so close, was always so far away.”quote attributed to Eliane Brum.
“You discover that you are well with your soul, when your mind lives the instant flavor of the NOW”quote attributed to Diosemberg Marques
“And all our moments are special… all our days are blessings… give thanks… receive… smile… delight in each dawn… Feel the divine embrace warm your heart with love and affection!”quote attributed to Liahna Mell
“The mathematics of life is simple and exact: if it doesn’t add, it isn’t missed.”quote attributed to Edna Frigato
“The look of one who hates is more penetrating than the look of one who loves.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“Pitiful disciple, who does not surpass the master.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“Experience never fails, only our opinions fail, in expecting from experience what it is unable to offer.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“The most important thing is to enjoy your life to be happy, that’s all that matters.”quote attributed to Audrey Hepburn
“You can’t wait forever, there comes a time when you have to act or life will pass over you.anonymous quote
“I will no longer wait for a great love, I will love everything I do and that will be enough”Author unknown
“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”quote attributed to James Joyce
“For mistakes, there is forgiveness. For failures, chance. For impossible loves, time. Don’t let nostalgia suffocate, let routine accommodate, and let fear prevent you from trying.”quote attributed to Luis Fernando Verissimo
“Where love reigns, there is no desire for power; and where power reigns, there is a lack of love. One is the shadow of the other.”quote attributed to Carl Jung
“Sometimes the only one to blame for our sadness is us. We who put too many expectations where we shouldn’t.”Quote by the communicologist Marianna Moreno.
“I lived on the edge of my skin and didn’t even realize that the times I laughed I felt like crying.”quote attributed to Eduarda Bittencourt Simões
“Echoes in me the silence of that loneliness. Would that I could live without a heart.”quote attributed to Fresno
“In spite of you, tomorrow will be another day.”quote attributed to Chico Buarque
“Tears wash the soul from all sadness and purify our heart to receive a new joy.”quote by the communicologist Marianna Moreno
“Life is too short to be small.”quote attributed to Benjamin Disraeli
“The best that life has to give us is often hidden behind a great difficulty.”Author unknown
“Learn to live, rest when you die. Everything you need is inside you.”Author unknown
“Anguish: the engine of all the most fantastic creations and overcomings.”anonymous quote
Happiness has never produced anything useful. Or maybe I never produced anything…”quote attributed to Ronaud Pereira.
“This boredom that haunted me since childhood was possibly the existential emptiness that I sought to compensate for by having no plan in life.”quote attributed to Mary Princess
“Existential angst is a constant in those who break free from the illusory and alienating bonds of life…”quote attributed to Geraldo Reis
“Get close to the good guys, you’ll be one of them; get close to the bad guys, you’ll be worse than them.”Author unknown
“The weak never forgive: forgiveness is one of the characteristics of the strong.”quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi
“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”quote attributed to Jean-Jacques Rousseau
“The highest degree of human wisdom is to know how to adapt your character to the circumstances and to remain inwardly calm despite the outer storms.”quote attributed to Daniel Defoe
“In order to see much you must detach your eyes from yourself.”quote attributed to Friedrich Nietzsche
“Do not erect high a building without a strong foundation, if you do you will live in fear.”anonymous quote
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.”quote attributed to Helen Keller
“The wise man never says everything he thinks, but he always thinks everything he says.”quote attributed to Aristotle
“If you look longingly into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.”frase atribuída a Friedrich Nietzsche
“You will achieve success when you proudly present the scars you have acquired along your journey”anonymous quote
“Without the bitter, the sweet would not be so sweet.”quote found in the movie Vanilla Sky
“Life can knock us down, but we choose whether we want to get up again.”frase encontrada no filme Karate Kid
“We are just dust and we are just passing through.”quote attributed to Sanctuary
“All a dream needs to be realized is someone who believes it can be realized.”quote attributed to Roberto Shinyashiki
“The more we value sad days, the more they multiply in our routine.”Quote by the communicologist Marianna Moreno
“Don’t hide behind a false smile. You have the right to be unwell.”quote attributed to Paulo Coelho
“Don’t try to blame others for your sadness. Look at your heart and treat it with kindness.”Quote by the communicologist Marianna Moreno.
“He has too much and settles for the minimum.”quote attributed to Diogenes
“Live as if you were going to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were going to live forever.”quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi
“The unexamined life is not worth living.”quote attributed to Socrates
Special Thought Quotes
“The only thing you never get back in life when you lose it is time.”quote attributed to Confucius
“In life, there is nothing to be feared, only to be understood.”quote attributed to Marie Curie
“In the great battles of life, the first step to victory is the desire to win.”quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi
“The most beautiful words of love are spoken in the silence of a look.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“Too little knowledge makes people feel proud. Too much knowledge, that they feel humble. That’s how the grainless ears contemptuously raise their heads to the sky, while the full ones lower them to the earth, their mother.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“When I think I have learned how to live, I will have learned how to die.”quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci
“The new is not in what is said, but in the event of its return.”quote attributed to Michel Foucault
“I am talking about the right to live, simply to live as a human being”quote attributed to Bono Vox
“The world you long for can be conquered. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.”quote attributed to Ayn Rand
“To say ‘I love you’ you must first know how to say ‘I’.”Ayn Rand’s quote
“I thought we followed paths already made, but it seems there are none. Our going makes the way.”quote attributed to C.S. Lewis
“I, a universe of atoms, an atom in the universe. quote attributed to “Richard Feynmanquote attributed to Richard Feynman
“Study hard what interests you most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original way possible. ”quote attributed to Richard Feynman
“Never confuse education with intelligence, you can get a PhD and still be an idiot.”quote attributed to Richard Feynman”.
“Stupidity is knowing the truth, seeing the truth, but still believing the lie.”quote attributed to Richard Feynman
“He who looks outward dreams, he who looks inward awakens.”quote attributed to Carl Jung
“Some shoes that look good on one person are small for another; there is no one recipe for life that fits all.”quote attributed to Carl Jung
“The ego is endowed with a power, a creative force, a belated conquest of humanity, which we call will.”quote attributed to Carl Jung
“Know all the theories, master all the techniques, but when touching a human soul, just be another human soul.”quote attributed to Carl Jungquote attributed to Carl Jung
“Suffering needs to be overcome, and the only way to overcome it is to endure it.”quote attributed to Carl Jung
“Everything we don’t face in life eventually becomes our destiny.”quote attributed to Carl Jung
“Being normal is the goal of losers!”quote attributed to Carl Jung
“You can look at a mistake as bullshit to be forgotten or as a result that points you in a new direction.”quote attributed to Steve Jobs
“Every dream you leave behind is a piece of your future that ceases to exist.”quote attributed to Steve Jobs
“Focus is not about saying yes to what you want, but yes no to all the other things.”quote attributed to Steve Jobs
“Your time is limited, so don’t keep living other people’s lives.”quote attributed to Steve Jobs
“Innovation distinguishes a leader from a follower.”quote attributed to Steve Jobs
“Creativity is the art of connecting ideas.”quote attributed to Steve Jobs
“The fool seeks undeserved prestige, precedence among monks, authority over monasteries, and honor among heads of households.”quote attributed to Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)
“The world is constantly changing, so don’t get attached to anything.”quote attributed to Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)
“If a man has discovered nothing that he would die for, he is not ready to live.”quote attributed to Martin Luther King
“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.”quote attributed to Malcolm X
“People don’t understand how a man’s entire life can be changed by a single book.”quote attributed to Malcolm X
“In life, there is nothing to be feared, only to be understood.”quote attributed to Marie Curie
“The road to progress is neither quick nor easy.”quote attributed to Marie Curie
“No matter how bad life can be, there is always something you can do, and triumph. While there is life, there is hope.”quote attributed to Stephen Hawking
“The meaning of life, is whatever you want it to be. We are the universe contemplating itself.”quote attributed to Stephen Hawking
“If I had followed all the rules, I would never have gotten anywhere.”frase atribuída a Marilyn Monroe
“If you exercise your vocation, half your life is settled.”quote attributed to Fernanda Montenegro
“The essential question is not “how busy are you”, but “what are you busy with”.quote attributed to Oprah Winfrey
“Create the best, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.”quote attributed to Oprah Winfrey
“The led will always be a reflection of his leadership. So whoever expects loyalty must first be loyal.”quote attributed to Flavius Augustus
“Keeping it simple is the secret! Keeping it simple is not keeping it mediocre…. ”quote attributed to Flavius Augustus
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure despite devastating obstacles.”quote attributed to Christopher Reeve
“Many of our dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.”quote attributed to Christopher Reeve
Short Reflection Quotes
Reflection quotes are usually large, long, and complex. So in this content topic we will show that reflection sentences can also be short.
“So good to die of love! And to go on living…”Mario Quintana’s quote in Baú dos espantos (Chest of Surprises).
“We are made of flesh, but we must live as if we were made of iron.”quote attributed to Sigmund Freud
“A life without challenges is not worth living.”quote attributed to Socrates
Personal Quotes and Reflection
Often the reflection sentences are turned outward. That is, for complex issues, but the best reflective quotes are always aimed at our personal, aren’t they?
Considering this we will bring you some more examples of reflective and personal quotes:
“Sometimes the best way to convince someone that he is wrong is to let him go his way.”Author unknown
“Luck, really, is only when you accomplish what you were ready to do with quality.”Author unknown
“Turn your wounds into wisdom!”quote attributed to Oprah Winfrey
Thoughtful quotes for statuses
To finish our content we will show you reflective quotes that you can post in statuses to your friends and acquaintances on social networks.
“To forgive is to release the prisoner…and to discover that the prisoner was you.”Robert Muller’s quote
“Success is a wicked teacher. It seduces smart people and makes them think they will never fall.”quote attributed to Bill Gates
“Believe that you can, so you are already halfway there.”quote attributed to Theodore Roosevelt
What is reflection?
First of all, we need to understand what reflection really is. After all, without it we cannot understand exactly the meaning of sentences.
A reflection or effect of reflecting oneself is to think about one’s ideals, internal logics, feelings or oneself and to question in a thoughtful and deep way.
Looking for the truth, meaning, or outcome of what is being reflected upon. For example, imagine that you would like to reflect on your greatest fear.
That is, you are considering various factors of your fear such as the feeling itself, the internal logic behind the fear. In this way, you are looking for the meaning and outcome in every aspect of this fear.
What is the best reflection quote?
The best reflection sentence simply does not exist, since reflection depends on who reflects on the subject and this is essential.
If you don’t want to reflect on your ideals, naturally a sentence that questions them won’t be interesting, will it?
You have to be aware that many quotes suit different types of people. So you must find which one fits for you.
Why is reflection so important?
Reflection is essential because it is a way to solve problems and consider consequences before taking action. This mental exercise is essential in our lives, be it in small or big decisions.
For example, changing professions is a big decision and to make that decision requires a lot of thought. Now imagine making this decision without thinking it through, you may regret your decision greatly, and worse the consequences of it may not be reversed.
What is the best quote in life?
Life is about getting better. Your every action is to improve his future, your son is genetically better than you, just as you genetically are better than your father.
Society is better than it was 500 years ago, all through improvements by all of us since the beginning of time. But improvement is only there when we feel the need for it, isn’t it?
You and nobody will seek improvement without imagining that there is a meaning to it. Therefore, the best quote for life is a wake-up call for all of us:
“I only know that I know nothing” .Socrates’ infamous quote
She is small but enigmatic, simple but deep. It is an essential warning for us to seek the improvement of our lives, recognizing our ignorance.
By recognizing it, we realize that we can always learn something and then we are improving. That is by and large the best reflection quote in life. Of course, this does not change what we discussed in the previous topic.
What is the strongest reflection quote?
“You are free to make your choices, but you are a prisoner of the consequences.”frase de Pablo Neruda, grande poeta chileno.
This is a strong reflection sentence because it affects us at all times. After all, our present is the fruit of our past choices. But our future will be a consequence of our present.
In this way, we always need to make choices with the consequences in mind. This is essential and a very important reflection.
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