Quotes About Transformation

Spiritual insights and quotes about personal and global change, growth and transformation



butterfly clipart image “Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.” ~~~ Marianne Williamson


butterfly clipart image “Sometimes, counter-intuitively, it's easier to make a major change than a minor change. When a habit is changing very gradually, we may lose interest, give way under stress, or dismiss the change as insignificant. There's an excitement and an energy that comes from a big transformation, and that helps to create a habit.” ~~~ Gretchen Rubin


butterfly clipart image “Research has shown that it takes 31 days of conscious effort to make or break a habit. That means, if one practices something consistently for 31 days, on the 32nd day it does become a habit. Information has been internalised into behavioural change, which is called transformation.” ~~~ Shiv Khera


butterfly clipart image “I think everybody's had that feeling of sitting in a theater, in a dark room, with other strangers, watching a very powerful film, and they felt that feeling of transformation.” ~~~ Jehane Noujaim


butterfly clipart image “I see poetry as a path toward new understanding and transformation, and so I've looked at specific poems I love, and at poetry's gestures in the broadest sense, in an effort to feel and learn what they offer from the inside.” ~~~ Jane Hirshfield


butterfly clipart image “Human rights will be a powerful force for the transformation of reality when they are not simply understood as externally defined norms of behavior but are lived as the spontaneous manifestation of internalized values.” ~~~ Daisaku Ikeda


butterfly clipart image “I never told a victim story about my imprisonment. Instead, I told a transformation story - about how prison changed my outlook, about how I saw that communication, truth, and trust are at the heart of power.” ~~~ Fernando Flores


butterfly clipart image “It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory.” ~~~ Edgar Degas


butterfly clipart image “Rituals, anthropologists will tell us, are about transformation. The rituals we use for marriage, baptism or inaugurating a president are as elaborate as they are because we associate the ritual with a major life passage, the crossing of a critical threshold, or in other words, with transformation.” ~~~ Abraham Verghese


butterfly clipart image “We take what we think are the tools of spiritual transformation into our own hands and try to sculpt ourselves into robust Christlike specimens. But spiritual transformation is primarily the work of the Holy Spirit. He is the Master Sculptor.” ~~~ Jerry Bridges


butterfly clipart image “We live in a pretty bleak time. I feel that in the air. Everything is uncertain. Everything feels like its on the precipice of some major transformation, whether we like it or not.” ~~~ Sean Lennon


butterfly clipart image “In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.” ~~~ Stanislav Grof


butterfly clipart image “And what classical music does best and must always do more, is to show this kind of transformation of moods, to show a very wide psychological voyage. And I think that's something that we as classical musicians have underestimated.” ~~~ Michael Tilson Thomas


butterfly clipart image “Antigravity, teleportation, time travel, energetic DNA evolution and consciousness transformation could create a world few of us ever even dreamed of.” ~~~ David Wilcock


butterfly clipart image “Antigravity, teleportation, time travel, energetic DNA evolution and consciousness transformation could create a world few of us ever even dreamed of.” ~~~ David Wilcock