Change quotes by Sadhguru
Top 10 Change Quotes
Social realities can not be changed (instantaneously), people have tried to change it through violent methods, all you can do is replace one tyrant with many, that's all that will happen in the name of revolutions
Education does not mean getting a certificate. It means enhancing yourself.
Being on your toes is the best way to be.. means you have a life that is happening. You don't have a stagnant life
We have to be alive to it every moment and as the context changes, what we do has to change. Morality and mortality are not very different.
People resist change because they rather stick to the known devil than pursue the unknown angel. Familiarity breeds comfort and inertia
When we say spirituality, we are talking about an existential change.
We don't need more Hindus, more Christians or more Muslims - we need more Buddhas, more Jesuses, and more Krishnas - then there will be true change. Every human being has that inner potential.
Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life. Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you will be fine
Before we engineer the world, the most important engineering that needs to happen is that you engineer yourself the way you want yourself to be
Whatever has already happened can be a lesson for us. We cannot change it, but we can do something about what is happening now
Life + Change quotes ⇑
When you resist change, you resist the fundamental process of life & invariably you'll invite all kinds of suffering
The events around you may not be determined by you, but how your experience of life on this planet is 100 percent determined by you if you take charge of it, if you let it loose, just about anybody will take charge of it
Transformation means just this - that who you are is not determined by other people's opinions or other people's presence. You are like this - whether somebody is there or somebody is not there, this is the way you are - this is transformation
It’s time.. If we are concerned about life it’s time that we are one hundred percent straight, at least with ourselves. Otherwise, neither yourself nor your life situations will ever get fixed, simply complaining and going on. Life will be a lifelong complaint for a whole lot of people because they don’t want to address it, they want to beat around it.
Whatever the hell you are right now, it’s yours. Either you must have the courage to change it or you must learn to settle into it. You must either have the courage to change it or you must learn to settle into it, one of these things you must do. Simply endless complaint for the rest of your life is no good
Your life & the experience of your life is entirely your making, if this one thing doesn't sink into you absolutely (you won't change), the moment you see it, you have the ability to change
Being on your toes is the best way to be.. means you have a life that is happening. You don't have a stagnant life
If you resist change, you resist life
What has to change in your life is not the content of your life. What needs to change is the context of your life
Every moment, something new should happen in your life. Something old should fall away. You must renounce something old and something new should happen to you.
What happens around you is not always the way you want. Whatever happens within you is absolutely your making. This is called Karma. If you do not take charge of this then you become an accidental life.
Life is constantly in a flux. Whatever opinions you form, you are bound to be wrong
We need to constantly look for better ways of doing every aspect of life.
The quality of human life will only truly change when we change within ourselves.
Your life and how you experience it is entirely your making. Only if this absolutely sinks in, will you make the necessary changes
The question is not about what you do and what you do not do - how you do which changes life
Still living your life by chance ? Time to change
If your perception is changing at different times of your life, obviously what you did yesterday or how you saw life yesterday was a mistake. What you are doing now is the right thing. But suppose this changes tomorrow, this was a mistake, tomorrow is the right thing - isn't this happening all the time?
You cannot take away the upheavals of life, but you can take away the upheavals that happen within you. That is all a human being can do.
What we are going to do with our lives today and tomorrow is more important for us, not the old karma. We cannot change what has already happened.
All Change Quotes ⇑
History is replete with many events where individual leaders because of their insight and their commitment, have changed the course of what happens on this planet. At the same time, there are also many disastrous events on the planet when leaders operated without the necessary insight and did things which caused enormous disasters on this planet
You think that you can change the world, or that you have the capacity to move yourself only with anger. Why? Why can't you move with love? Why can't you move with compassion?
Anger is not the way to propel change. You can do it out of shear human longing to be better. Every human being is constantly longing to be little better than what he is right now. Just that longing is enough to transform a society and individual and the whole situation
If you do not communicate the way people know, if you do not behave and act the way people know right now, if you don't walk two steps with them you can never walk them in a different direction
You have made yourself in such a way that you are a result of an unconscious process, you are not a result of a conscious process. When you are a result of an unconscious process, you are bound to be a miserable accident. Yes. It’s time every human being takes responsibility to at least change this much
If the atmosphere we live in makes us, we cannot call ourselves leaders. If we make the atmosphere we live in, only then can we call ourselves leaders
Every substance on the planet is exuding a certain kind of energy, reverberation. You can change the way it exudes, what type of energy it exudes, you can change that. Altering that to a very subtle and useful form of energy is consecration process. Temples are energy forms, energy places where you imbibe the energy before going to the world
A ball can change the world. It's not about the ball nor kicking nor the cup. It's sheer intensity of involvement. Knowing this in life is yoga.
Elections in a democracy are a reminder that Ballot is a silent, yet the most potent tool to bring about change
If you want to jail everybody who has somehow yielded to corruption, either by giving it or taking it, 90% of India's population will go to prison, so that is not the answer. Corruption has become culture, it has to change, technology will bring change
Desire is always personal whereas Vision is all-inclusive. Desire leads to incremental changes & improvements whereas Vision can transform the whole situation. It's time businesses move from individualistic desires to an all-inclusive Vision
The foremost thing is to make individual human beings into living temples. If that happens, change will happen in the world.
Change means a residue of the past will remain, transformation means nothing of the past will remain
The spiritual process is like a journey - constant change. Always new terrain.
The kind of prosperity we are talking about, our standard of prosperity, are completely unrealistic & economically unsustainable. Our idea of poverty & prosperity needs to change
Crying about things that you cannot change is a sure strategy to remain at status quo
Whether the world is going to rejig itself or not - it is time you rejig your life
In ten years time, the whole world may have changed into a completely different possibility. It is just that people need sufficient poking to get them going but when they get going, you don't know what they can do
Love and hate are two sides of the same coin. Any moment, it can flip the other way. One can become the other
'I want the world to change' is not a revolution. 'I am willing to change' is a huge revolution, a silent revolution & the only way to bring true well-being to humanity
People are talking about climate change, that's a good sign, but unless we bring about a fundamental change in the lifestyles that we have adopted, talking about climate change will be a wasteful effort
You cannot bring about individual wellbeing by changing social, national, and economic situations. You can only create a conducive atmosphere for individual wellbeing
If anybody opens their eyes & simply looks unprejudiced at the world, you will see the only species which needs to be fixed & contained right now is human species. We need to make some drastic changes with them. Otherwise, they are going to finish this off. They are not only going to finish one, they’re aiming for the whole solar system
The important thing that needs to happen in the world is policy changes need to happen in the government level on a global scale
If you do a yoga that does not change the patterns of energy within you, I would say, don’t waste your time on it.
YOGA doesn’t just change the way we see things, it transforms the person
Eating consciously and sensibly is one of the most important steps that humanity needs to take to avert ecological disasters and to reverse the ill-effects of Climate Change
Technology is a wonderful enabler and an empowerment. Whether it turns into a curse or a boon only depends upon the hands who handle it. Transforming the human hands to function for everybody's wellbeing is the challenge
Devotion is about you. Maybe you use another as inspiration, but you change your quality into a profound sense of sweetness
Armed revolution is not a solution to any issue. In a Democracy, Change must be brought about through Ballots, not bombs
In the past, change of power never happened without bloodshed. The reason democracy is significant is we change power without spilling a drop of blood. If we get into a feudalistic mindset, we will once again see blood in the name of power changes
Devotion is not about God, it is about you, Whose quality does it change? Whose quality does it change, your quality or God’s quality? It's about you. It's about transforming you into a certain level of sweetness which cannot be contaminated from outside. Which cannot be made bitter by somebody else
In reality, there is just you and Me. If we change, the world will change
It doesn't matter how bleak the situation looks like now, don't ever underestimate what is in a human heart
As long as you are a part of the physical process of existence, every moment is change. Looking for stability and security is futile
Of all the political systems that we know of, Democracy stands out as the most effective & truly revolutionary because the change of power happens without blood spilling on streets
Existing realities could be changed in a moment, because they don't take into consideration what's beating in the human heart
Do not think of the future of the world on the basis of existing realities. Existing realities on the planet could be changed in a moment, because existing realities do not take into consideration people's will and commitment, they do not take into consideration the love in their hearts
Half of the world's wealth is owned by just one percent of the world's population. Even if just ten percent change happens in their hearts, the world will change
Expecting everybody to change by themselves is not realistic
You can change psychological situations, you can change physiological situations, you can change social situations, but you cannot change the existential. If you see it the way it is, everything about you will change.
Yoga is not an expression, it is a method, it is a means, it’s a technology through which you can change the shape of who you are; literally also, otherwise also. You can change the very shape of who you really are right now, that can be transformed
If a certain percentage of population turns inward, the quality of life on this planet bound to change.
If you see things clearly, knowing that the whole universe is one, the way it is -not because somebody says so, because you see so -everything will change. If you see the reality of the existence the way it is, not the way you think it is right now, everything about you and your relationship with the existence will change.
If you look at your experience of life, suppose you're in a dark room, you're not able to see anything. Suddenly you're alone. If it lights up, you feel the world is with you. Nothing has changed. Everything is the same way as it is. Just because you can see clearly, the world has changed in your experience.
[On Climate Change] Solution will happen only when the fundamental policy in every nation changes towards a more eco-friendly way of doing things
Social Media is one of the most potent tools of change in the hands of citizens. May we use it responsibly to shape the world we live in
Whenever we talk of revolution, most of the times people are talking about changing somebody, you wanting somebody else to change is not revolution, it is an age old problem.
If we can make just 1% of the population meditative, this world will be a different place
Changes must be well thought out and implementation gentle
If I was a moral teacher, I would try to change you. Because I am a Guru, I do not try to change you. I’m not asking you to be good, I’m not asking you to be peaceful, I am not asking you to be nice to somebody, I don’t intend to change you like that, that will be just a pretension, My intention and my work is to bring clarity.
Whatever happens, the question is, are you becoming a better human being – more stable, more joyful, more clear within yourself?
The important thing is change of power happens without bloodshed, that’s the big thing about democracy
Instead of wasting your energy on that which cannot be changed, you need to focus on that which can be created
As making a living will cease to remain a challenge in the next generation, the youth will move from survival ambitions to doing things that will make a difference in the world
Even within the family if you want to change the system, it will take many years. It’s not going to change overnight.