There is no such thing as permanence at all. Everything is constantly changing. Everything is in a flux. Because you cannot face the impermanence of all relationships, you invent sentiments, romance, and dramatic emotions to give them certainty. Therefore you are always in conflict.— U.G. Krishnamurti
Passioned Permanent Change quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
We suffer because we want life to be different from what it is.
We suffer because we try to make pleasurable what is painful, to make solid what is fluid, to make permanent what is always changing.
There is nothing permanent except change.
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.
Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it.
In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change - as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.
We know that permanent sobriety can be attained only by a most revolutionary change in the life and outlook of the individual.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights;
it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions;
the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
Come, let us give a little time to folly.
.. and even in a melancholy day let us find time for an hour of pleasure.
I owe all my success in life to having been always a quarter of an hour before my time.
Only the fairy tale equates changelessness with happiness.
..Permanence means paralysis and death. Only, in movement, with all its pain, is life.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
The only way you can sustain a permanent change is to create a new way of thinking, acting, and being.
Because we are now running out of gas and oil, we must prepare quickly for a third change, to strict conservation and to the use of ... permanent renewable energy sources, like solar power.
The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self-two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation.
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.
Follow-up is personal. It must be done by someONE; not by someTHING. For it to be effective we must set the pace. We can't permanently sell something we don't make time to get into our lives.
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.
Only those who still have hope can benefit from tears.
When they finish, they feel better. But to those without hope, whose anguish is basic and permanent, no good comes from crying. Nothing changes for them. They usually know this, but still can’t help crying.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
Whenever you read a book or have a conversation, the experience causes physical changes in your brain. It's a little frightening to think that every time you walk away from an encounter, your brain has been altered, sometimes permanently.
All things change, nothing is extinguished.
There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.
Learning is any change in a system that produces a more or less permanent change in its capacity for adapting to its environment.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
People around you, constantly under the pull of their emotions, change their ideas by the day or by the hour, depending on their mood. You must never assume that what people say or do in a particular moment is a statement of their permanent desires.
There is nothing permanent except change.
[Therefore enjoy what good you have while you have it and endure and outlast what bad you can't cure immediately]
You'll swoop from incredible highs when you're just glad to be alive, to those lows when you wish you were dead. And just when you start thinking that you've accepted who you are, that changes, too. Because who you are is not permanent
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Permanent results only come from permanent changes in lifestyle and diet style.
You don't get permanently well unless you permanently change the way you live.
Nothing is permanent but change.
This isnt the time to make hard and fast decisions, this is a time to make mistakes. Take the wrong train and get stuck somewhere. Fall in love, a lot. Major in philosophy, because theres no way to make a career out of that. Change your mind and change it again, because nothings permanent.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
There can be only one permanent revolution - a moral one;
the regeneration of the inner man. How is this revolution to take place? Nobody knows how it will take place in humanity, but every man feels it clearly in himself. And yet in our world everybody thinks of changing humanity, and nobody thinks of changing himself.
Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge.
The impermanent, which is the body, is given too much importance.
The permanent, which is the Atman, is completely forgotten. This should change.
Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.
When I'm bored or tired of being blonde, I'll throw on a wig.
It's a lot less of a permanent way to change your look, and I have about 10 - all different colors, shapes, bobs, long hair, short, feathered.
In our instinctive attachments, our fear of change, and our wish for certainty and permanence, we may undercut the impermanence which is our greatest strength, our most fundamental identity. Without impermanence, there is no process. The nature of life is change. All hope is based on process.
Future shock is a sickness which comes from too much change in too short a time.
It's the feeling that nothing is permanent anymore.
In this life nothing is permanent. Joy, sorrow, pain, pleasure - everything is in a constant state of change. Thankfully.
If you can't write your message in a sentence, you can't say it in an hour.