The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.— Abraham Lincoln
Colorful Action And Change quotations
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
Most of us are reflecting life and not affecting it.
Your inner speech mirrors your mind, and your mind mirrors God. If you do not change your thoughts, you haven't changed their activity. And if you do not change their activity, the conditions of your life cannot change, for they are only bearing witness to the inner action of your mind.
Nothing changes if nothing changes.
If someone can prove me wrong and show me my mistake in any thought or action, I shall gladly change. I seek the truth, which never harmed anyone: the harm is to persist in one's own self-deception and ignorance.
It's not about standing still and becoming safe.
If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.
Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.
They always say time changes things. But you actually have to change them yourself.
Your own acts tell the world who you are and what kind of society you think it should be.
Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.
Stop trying to change someone who does not want to change.
Stop giving chances to someone who abuses your forgiveness. Stop walking back to the place where your heart ran from. Stop trusting their words and ignoring their actions. Stop breaking your own heart.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
As you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life. It means fear is no longer a dominant factor in what you do and no longer prevents you from taking action to initiate change.
Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out and meet the bloody thing.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
Words can change how you feel about life, but actions can change your whole life
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
The poverty of the poor is not a call to generous relief action, but a demand that we go and build a different social order.
If we are not inwardly wrought upon, and changed by the powerful operations of the Holy Spirit, and our moral actions proceed from a principle of a new nature, however we may call ourselves Christians, we shall be found naked at the great day.
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it.
You only have control over three things in your life - the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior). How you use these three things determines everything you experience. If you don't like what you are producing and experiencing, you have to change your responses.
Unless we take action on climate change, future generations will be roasted, toasted, fried and grilled.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Be the change you want to see.
If we want to change existing conditions, we must first transform ourselves, which means that we must become aware of our own actions, thoughts and feelings in everyday life.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.
Build what you want to see in the world.
Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
We accept the verdict of the past until the need for change cries out loudly enough to force upon us a choice between the comforts of inertia and the irksomeness of action.
Be the trouble you want to see in the world.
We judge ourselves by our intentions. And others by their actions.
Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action.
Be the change you want to see in your networks
Again and again in history some people wake up.
They have no ground in the crowd and move to broader deeper laws. They carry strange customs with them and demand room for bold and audacious action. The future speaks ruthlessly through them. They change the world.
First of all, Greece won't go down. We're talking about a country that is capable of making change. Europe will not allow the destabilization of the 27-country euro zone. But if there were no action, then markets would start becoming jittery about other countries - and not only Spain and Portugal, but other countries in the European Union.
When your troops go to war, the prime minister or the president change overnight from an administrator, dealing with taxation and welfare and health and deteriorating roads, into the commander-in-chief. And it's just become almost unpatriotic to describe Bush's fallacious and ill-advised and mistaken and sometimes misleading actions.
Small actions are at the heart of kaizen.
By taking steps so tiny that they seem trivial or even laughable, you'll sail calmly past obstacles that have defeated you before. Slowly - but painlessly! - you'll cultivate an appetite for continued success and lay down a permanent new route to change.
Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
To make a change, you must be: willing to commit, willing to change, willing to have an open mind, and willing to take action!
Despite our differences, we are all in this together.
No act of kindness or compassion goes unnoticed. To change the world, take compassionate action within your immediate sphere of influence. To change yourself, start by being still and making time just to listen.