You are perfect exactly as you are. With all your flaws and problems, there's no need to change anything. All you need to change is the thought that you aren't good enough.— J. Cole
Profound Need A Change quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
The process of democracy is one of change.
Our laws are not frozen into immutable form, they are constantly in the process of revision in response to the needs of a changing society.
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
The people generally get accustomed to the established order of things and begin to tremble at the very idea of a change. It is this lethargical spirit that needs be replaced by the revolutionary spirit.
The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone. Hence the futility of revolutionaries who have no gardens, who depend on the very system they attack, and who produce words and bullets, not food and shelter.
If you are going to do TPS you must do it all the way.
You also need to change the way you think. You need to change how you look at things.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
One of the most common ways to overcome resistance to change is to educate people about it beforehand. Communication of ideas helps people see the need for and the logic of a change. The education process can involve one-on-one discussions, presentations to groups, or memos and reports.
If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault.
Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren't going to change simply because you want them to.
In order for us as poor and oppressed people to become part of a society that is meaningful, the system under which we now exist has to be radically changed... It means facing a system that does not lend its self to your needs and devising means by which you change that system.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Producing major change in an organization is not just about signing up one charismatic leader. You need a group - a team - to be able to drive the change. One person, even a terrific charismatic leader, is never strong enough to make all this happen.
I believe that there is a silver lining in everything, and once you begin to see it, you'll need sunglasses to combat the glare.
Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death.
The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
I close my eyes And sink within myself Relive the gift of precious memories In need of a fix called innocence When did it begin?The change to come was undetectable The open wounds expose the importance of Our innocence A high that can never be bought or sold
Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.
We need to change the power structure in America, we need to end the political oligarchy.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.
We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis.
Great power can come from memorizing scriptures.
To memorize a scripture is to forge a new friendship. It is like discovering a new individual who can help in time of need, give inspiration and comfort, and be a source of motivation for needed change
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
Our economy is at war with many forms of life on earth, including human life.
What the climate needs to avoid collapse is a contraction of humanity's use of resources; what our economic model demands to avoid collapse is unfettered expansion. Only one of these sets of rules can be changed, and it's not the laws of nature
Whenever I allow anything but tenderness and compassion to dictate my response to life--be it self-righteous anger, moralizing, defensiveness, the pressing need to change others...I am alienated from my true self. My identity as Abba's child [a child of God] becomes ambiguous, tentative and confused
For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I’d like to be remembered as one who kept my priorities in the right order.
We live in a changing world, but we need to be reminded that the important things have not changed, and the important things will not change if we keep our priorities in proper order.
For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world.
We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men.
There is a myth, sometimes widespread, that a person need only do inner work.
..that a man is entirely responsible for his own problems; and that to cure himself, he need only change himself....The fact is, a person is so formed by his surroundings, that his state of harmony depends entirely on his harmony with his surroundings.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
I'm realizing, you don't need to change anything about yourself.
This is who you are, and it's okay. That's daring.
We have got to change the political culture in America.
We need a political revolution. That means we are working on politics not just three weeks before an election but 365 days a year.
Overcoming complacency is crucial at the start of any change process, and it often requires a little bit of surprise, something that grabs attention at more than an intellectual level. You need to surprise people with something that disturbs their view that everything is perfect.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
The answers to our questions are everywhere;
we just need to change the lens with which we see 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.
We all need to start making some changes to how our families eat.
Now, everyone loves a good Sunday dinner. Me included. And there's nothing wrong with that. The problem is when we eat Sunday dinner Monday through Saturday.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
If we can stop, listen, and think about what others are seeing in us, we have a great opportunity. We can compare the self that we want to be with the self that we are presenting to the rest of the world. We can then begin to make the real changes that are needed to close the gap between our stated values and our actual behavior.
This world is changing enormously. In any position in a company you need to work very hard on learning new skills every day, but you also need to unlearn some of the old skills from the past.
Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
To change your LIFE you need to change your PRIORITIES.
We need a stronger national voice for social workers which leads to a change in how the profession is viewed and its ability to represent itself to other professional bodies and with central government.