Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter.— Sharon Salzberg
Informative Life Altering quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Talk of imminent threat to our national security through the application of external force is pure nonsense. Our threat is from the insidious forces working from within which have already so drastically altered the character of our free institutions - those institutions we proudly called the American way of life.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
The main idea in golf as in life, I suppose is to learn to accept what cannot be altered and to keep on doing one's own reasoned and resolute best whether the prospect be bleak or rosy.
The decision to go into debt alters the course and condition of your life.
You no longer own it. You are owned.
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after.
We can't anticipate and provide for life's trials, but the Lord can and does.
The Lord wants us to thirst not after a quick fix to our problems but after the life-altering refreshment of His provision.
Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
Passing beauties are only the fugitive reflections of the eternal.
All beauty alters and all life melts away; in short, everything passes with marvelous rapidity; beautiful Helen of Troy has become a toothless skull, then a handful of dust, then nothing.
As a longtime practitioner of yoga and a person who's been involved in physical fitness my whole life, I can tell you, yoga helps you achieve altered states of consciousness. It is not just stretching. The only way you can say that it's stretching is if you haven't done it, or that you haven't done it rigorously for a long period of time.
Pregnancy and motherhood are the most beautiful and significantly life-altering events that I have ever experienced.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
A single ray of light from a distant star falling upon the eye of a tyrant in bygone times may have altered the course of his life, may have changed the destiny of nations, may have transformed the surface of the globe, so intricate, so inconceivably complex are the processes in Nature.
I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
The passage of time has not altered the capacity of the Redeemer to change men’s lives. As he said to the dead Lazarus, so he says to you and me: “come forth.” Come forth from the despair of doubt. Come forth from the sorrow of sin. Come forth from the death of disbelief. Come forth to a newness of life. Come forth.
Man’s main concern is not to gain pleasure or to avoid pain but rather to see a meaning in his life.
But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.
There are books that one reads over and over again, books that become part of the furniture of one's mind and alter one's whole attitude to life, books that one dips into but never reads through, books that one reads at a single sitting and forgets a week later.
True love can alter human lives and change human nature.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
A sacred illness is one that educates us and alters us from the inside out, provides experiences and therefore knowledge that we could not possibly achieve in any other way, and aligns us with a life path that is, ultimately, of benefit to ourselves and those around us.
I believe stories are very important to all performances.
The life story of the performer shapes their work, and the life stories of the audience alter how they receive the work, what they read into the performer.
How great musicians demonstrate a mutual respect and trust on the bandstand can alter your outlook on the world and enrich every aspect of your life, understanding what it means to be a global citizen in the most modern sense.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Strange and marvelous things will happen with constant regularity as you alter your life and begin living in harmony with the laws of the universe.
The Gospel of Jesus Christ can make bad men good and good men better, can alter human nature, and can change human lives.
Because the only people for me are the mad ones.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego.
In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike. But people do say that we sound alike. Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny.
* We can still alter our course. It is NOT too late. We still have options. We need the courage to change our values to the regeneration of our families, the life that surrounds us.
There's a curious knot that binds novelists and terrorists.
..Years ago I used to think it was possible for a novelist to alter the inner life of the culture. Now bomb-makers and gunmen have taken that territory. They make raids on human consciousness. What writers used to do before we were all incorporated.
Emotion consists of a very well orchestrated set of alterations in the body that has, as a general purpose, making life more survivable by taking care of a danger, of taking care of an opportunity, either/or, or something in between.