Transforming Quotes

Transforming Quotes by E. F. Schumacher, Charlize Theron, India.Arie, Pico Iyer, John M. McHugh, James Daly and many others.

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Few can contemplate without a sense of exhilaration the splendid achievements of practical energy and technical skill, which, from the latter part of the seventeenth century, were transforming the face of material civilization, and of which England was the daring, if not too scrupulous, pioneer.
E. F. Schumacher
And doing a film in that period, and having to really celebrate what they wore back then, how they sat and how they spoke. You know, what the etiquette was back then for a lady. All of those things are like putting on a wig and transforming yourself, which I love.
Charlize Theron
I was very fortunate to have learned the transforming power of music early in life. As an adult I want to share that power by inspiring people to care about their neighbors near and far. Being a UNICEF Ambassador allows me this kind of opportunity.
I would say that by virtue of transforming politics, [Dalai Lama] is in fact easily underestimated.
Pico Iyer
This election is a critical step in that overall plan – transforming the Iraqi government into a fully constitutional one, able to secure its own borders and ensure the safety of its citizens.
John M. McHugh
I think up until that time a lot of focus on Internet coverage was either sort of the bits and bytes aspect of it, sort of the high-tech aspect of it, and the sociological aspect of it, which is how it was transforming culture.
James Daly
The power of the creative imagination is not only merely content with observing the world as it is, accepting a given reality, but is capable of creating a new reality by transforming the inner as well as the outer world
Anagarika Govinda
The history of God’s people is not a record of God searching for courageous men and women who could handle the task, but God transforming the hearts of cowards and calling them to live courageous lives.
Erwin McManus
I thank my mother, Terezinha, for the power of her transforming love.
Maria das Gracas Silva Foster
I come from the theater, where I got into acting because I love transforming. I love nothing more than to be unrecognizable.
Nick Offerman
Central heating, French rubber goods and cookbooks are three amazing proofs of man’s ingenuity in transforming necessity into art, and, of these, cookbooks are perhaps most lastingly delightful.
M. F. K. Fisher
Transform your world by transforming your internal state. Start by learning to let go of negative self judgment, and replace it with positive and loving thoughts about yourself. Be kind to yourself, and watch your external world change.
Anita Moorjani
What miracle of weird transforming Is this wild work of frost and light, This glimpse of glory infinite?
John Greenleaf Whittier
… the way we eat represents our most profound engagement with the natural world. Daily, our eating turns nature into culture, transforming the body of the world into our bodies and minds.
Michael Pollan
Motorola has led the mobile phone industry in turning our vision of low- cost, yet quality, handsets for the developing world into a reality. In so doing, Motorola has played a major role in transforming the mobile phone from a luxury item for the few into an affordable tool for the many.
Rob Conway
While conflicts have expanded and deepened and transformed, actors have transformed, and humanitarian assistance is transforming. Protection work is transforming and taking on another character.
Peter Maurer
The women’s movement was always going to work in two parts. With one part, we’d break open the doors that were closed to women, and with the other part, we’d walk through, transforming society for men and women. Turns out it was a lot easier to open the doors.
Ellen Goodman
Spiritual practice . . . involves, on the one hand, acting out of concern for others’ well-being. On the other, it entails transforming ourselves so that we become more readily disposed to do so.
Dalai Lama
Religion today is not transforming people; rather it is being transformed by the people. It is not raising the moral level of society; it is descending to society’s own level, and congratulating itself that it has scored a victory because society is smilingly accepting its surrender.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
I’ve always been about how will digital be transforming established businesses, and that’s what I’ve done.
Laura Lang
Reflection is not the evil; but a reflective condition and the deadlock which it involves, by transforming the capacity for action into a means of escape from action, is both corrupt and dangerous, and leads in the end to a retrograde movement.
Soren Kierkegaard
Yoga believes in transforming the individual before transforming the world. Whatever change we want to happen outside should happen within. If you walk in peace and express that peace in your very life, others will see you and learn something.
Swami Satchidananda
There is something about giving everything to your profession. In Italian, an obsession is not necessarily negative. Its the art of putting all your energy into one thing; its the art of transforming even what you eat for lunch into architecture.
Renzo Piano
More than anything, people want the reality of the discussion at hand. If what is going on in that building is the real thing, if the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ is being experienced, you can sit on a metal folding chair or in a plush theater seat.
Bill Hybels
‘Politico Magazine’ listed me among the top 50 ‘thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics’ for my work in coalitions advancing net neutrality.
Marvin Ammori
The world we experience with our unaided senses is fluid and animate, shifting and transforming in response to our own shifts of position and of mood.
David Abram
Apart from the emergency aid we provide to alleviate the sufferings of victims of natural disasters, calamities and crises, we worked for transforming U.A.E.’s charity activities into an institutional activity with an aim of making them more effective and sustainable.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Head held high and lips parted, she breathed in the music, sending it through her torso and arms and legs the way the Tai Chi teacher told us to breath the air, transforming it into energy, motion. Dancing is the body’s song, and Bess sang.
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
I wanted to explore what all this new-found wealth means for the different generations of Chinese who have to live together in this place that is transforming at warp speed into the richest country on the planet.
Kevin Kwan
Visiting schools, I’m lucky enough to see the impact that education has in transforming young lives.
Nicky Morgan
Billions of photos are shot every year, and about the toughest thing a photographer can do is invent an original, deeply personal, instantly recognizable visual style. In the early nineties, Wolfgang Tillmans did just that, transforming himself into a new kind of artist-photographer of modern life.
Jerry Saltz
Poetry can save the world. I’m a real believer in its power of healing and transforming. I wish more people read it … Poetry is probably as close as I would get to religious feeling. I think poetry makes the world stand still.
Carol Muske-Dukes
Technology is transforming how we hold ourselves, contorting our bodies into what the New Zealand physiotherapist Steve August calls the ‘iHunch.’ I’ve also heard people call it ‘text neck,’ and in my work, I sometimes refer to it as ‘iPosture.’
Amy Cuddy
It almost seems like God is transforming into just a strictly spiritual advisor, a personal-transformation type of figure more than an explainer of the world, you know?
Larry Wilmore
Germany has spent the decades since World War II in national penance for Nazi crimes. America spent the decades after the Civil War transforming Confederate crimes into virtues. It is illegal to fly the Nazi flag in Germany. The Confederate flag is enmeshed in the state flag of Mississippi.
Ta-Nehisi Coates
The conservative “thinks of political policies as intended to preserve order, justice, and freedom. The ideologue, on the contrary, thinks of politics as a revolutionary instrument for transforming society and even transforming human nature. In his march toward Utopia, the ideologue is merciless.
Russell Kirk
Yoga believes in transforming the individual before transforming the world.
Swami Satchidananda
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Only by transforming our own economy to one of peace can we make possible economic democracy in the Third World or our own country. The present economy generates wars to protect its profits and its short-term interests, while squandering the future. Unless we transform the economy, we cannot end war.
Candy bar companies, through commercials, have tied their products to low-energy cues, transforming what was once a dessert into a pick-me-up for cubicle dwellers.
Charles Duhigg
So far, the thing I seem to have been rewarded for in film is leaving myself behind and transforming myself into other people.
Marcia Gay Harden
If the results of the present study on the chemical nature of the transforming principle are confirmed, then nucleic acids must be regarded as possessing biological specificity the chemical basis of which is as yet undetermined.
Oswald Avery
Love is the only creative, redemptive, transforming power, in the universe.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
When the big guys in Washington dream of transforming the world, it’s the little guys who come home in body bags.
David Ignatius
As a nation, we are on a path of rapid and deep systemic change to our health system, and it’s going to unfold for some time to come. It is already transforming the fundamental nature of the U.S. medical care delivery system.
John E. McDonough
I’m an optimist. I have always been, and I will continue to be. So I believe there’s always a possibility of transforming or changing or doing something different.
Wadada Leo Smith
The creative ability of an artist is manifested only if he succeeds in transforming the natural phenomena into ‘another reality.’ This part of the creative process as an independent element, if conscious and developed, hints at the possibility of creating a painting.
Frantisek Kupka
Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.
Helen M. Luke
Leaders are not buffeted about by circumstance. They make what is into what might be, transforming challenging situations by means of courage and insight.
Diane Dreher
Every one of us must do something to contribute to transforming our community for the better.
God created me—and you—to live with a single, all-embracing, all-transforming passion—namely, a passion to glorify God by enjoying and displaying his supreme excellence in all the spheres of life.
John Piper
Volunteers are the backbone, heart, and soul of the restoration movement. And whatever the eventual results of their labors may be, working to revive damaged ecosystems is transforming and strengthening their relationship with the rest of nature.
William K. Stevens
The business of taking a book and transforming into a script to make this thing called a film – it’s a mysterious process to me; sometimes it works.
Geoff Dyer
There is no teacher more discriminating or transforming than loss.
Pat Conroy
But I have an African or Indian approach to what I find. I like to make use of everything. I can’t bear to throw things away – a nice wine bottle, a nice box. Sometimes I feel like a wizard in Toytown, transforming a bunch of carrots into pomegranates.
Eduardo Paolozzi
Dr. King’s Nobel Prize had a more powerful transforming effect on him than I think he realized at the time.
Henry Louis Gates
I love make-up and the process of transforming my face for a night out, but I definitely don’t believe in wearing it every day. I think it’s really important to be comfortable with the way you look without it.
Naomie Harris
When we have anger in us, we suffer. When we have discrimination in us, we suffer. When we have the complex of superiority, we suffer. When we have the complex of inferiority, we suffer also. So when we are capable of transforming these negative things in us, we are free and happiness is possible.
Nhat Hanh
There are two roadblocks in the way of transforming India into an economic giant and one of them was education. I believe that if education is privatised at primary and secondary level, lot of our problems will be answered to
Kumar Mangalam Birla
Why do they make things so complicated?” “So that those who have the responsibility for understanding can understand.,” he said. “Imagine if everyone went around transforming lead into gold. Gold would lose its value.” “It’s those who are persistent, and willing to study things deeply, who achieve the Master Work.
Paulo Coelho
Give up the struggle and the fight; relax in the omnipotence of the Lord Jesus; look up into His lovely face and as you behold Him, He will transform you into His likeness. You do the beholding – He does the transforming. There is no short-cut to holiness.
Alan Redpath
If we are to remain preeminent in transforming knowledge into economic value, America’s system of higher education must remain the world’s leader in generating scientific and technological breakthrough, and in meeting the challenge to educate workers.
Alan Greenspan
The industry needs transforming. It’s for others to decide whether they want to get stuck in the past or whether they want to come on the journey.
‘Christian Mingle’ is about a young, modern, single woman. She’s trying to achieve it all – a successful career, amazing friends, and finding Mr. Right. She stumbles into the world of online dating looking for an instant ‘soul mate solution,’ but ultimately ends up taking a personal journey transforming her life.
Corbin Bernsen
Such growth will move humans into ever-higher energy states, ultimately transforming our bodies into spiritual form and uniting this dimension of existence with the afterlife dimension, ending the cycle of birth and death.
James Redfield
A major institutional reform is the move away from merely planning, to transforming India. The setting up of NITI Aayog, is a step in this direction.
Narendra Modi
To regain her lost power the Church must see heaven opened and have a transforming vision of God.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
At Camfed, we have focused on transforming the vicious cycle of poverty in many rural African communities into a cycle of opportunity. Alumnae of Camfed’s programs go on to become role models and mentors for future generations of young students. We call this the ‘virtuous circle,’ and we know this is a model that works.
Ann Cotton
Mindfulness can play a big role in transforming our experience with pain & other difficulties; it allows us to recognize the authenticity of the distress & yet not be overwhelmed by it.
Sharon Salzberg
Halloween has always been fascinating to me from a very young age. I think any actor would be fascinated by Halloween because it’s one of the only holidays that advocates dressing up in makeup and costumes and transforming oneself.
Nicolas Cage
Work/life benefits allow companies meaningful ways for responding to their employees’ needs; they can be a powerful tool for transforming a workforce and driving a business’ success.
Anne M. Mulcahy
There is no other group of sinners in the world that is organized for the purpose of transforming the society in its own image
Scott Lively
Faith in action is love, and love in action is service. By transforming that faith into living acts of love, we put ourselves in contact with God Himself, with Jesus our Lord.
Mother Teresa
Three means by which God assures us that we do have eternal life: 1. The promises of His Word, 2. The witness of the Spirit in our hearts, 3. The transforming work of the Spirit in our lives.
Jerry Bridges
The social world is transforming the way we create wealth, work, learn, play, raise our children, and probably the way we think.
Don Tapscott
I cannot prove to you that God exists, but my work has proved empirically that the pattern of God exists in every man and that this pattern in the individual has at its disposal the greatest transforming energies of which life is capable. Find this pattern in your own individual self and life is transformed.
Carl Jung
Political activism is seductive because it seems to offer the possibility that one can improve society, make things better, without going through the personal ordeal of rearranging one’s perceptions and transforming one’s self.
Tom Robbins
NXT was at a really exciting place and transforming in and of itself, and I find it’s always good to be around that kind of environment and those kinds of companies. It just felt right. It was a good fit.
Samoa Joe
Trends such as skills imbalances, the gig economy, and digitization are transforming work so quickly that policy creation is lagging behind.
Alain Dehaze
I’ve worked all my life on the subject of awareness, whether it’s awareness of the body, awareness of the mind, awareness of your emotions, awareness of your relationships, or awareness of your environment. I think the key to transforming your life is to be aware of who you are.
Deepak Chopra
you pay a price for the ‘gift’ of an active imagination. While mine played a major part in making me a writer, it also made me adept at transforming run-of-the-mill molehills into towering mountain ranges.
Jean Little
Our hours of adoration will be special hours of reparation for sins, and intercession for the needs of the whole world, exposing the sin-sick and suffering humanity to the healing, sustaining and transforming rays of Jesus, radiating from the Eucharist.
Mother Teresa
The Waltons was profoundly important after years of wandering around. I was 44 and cut off from family and friends. It nurtured me back to a sense of family and who I am. It was a transforming experience.
Ralph Waite
Hatred as an element of the struggle; a relentless hatred of the enemy, impelling us over and beyond the natural limitations that man is heir to and transforming him into an effective, violent, selective and cold killing machine. Our soldiers must be thus; a people without hatred cannot vanquish a brutal enemy.
Che Guevara
Our joy, peace and happiness depend very much on our practice of recognizing and transforming habit energies. There are positive habit energies that we have to cultivate, and negative habit energies that we have to recognize, embrace and transform. The energy with which we do these things is mindfulness.
Nhat Hanh
The Vision 2030 is aimed at transforming Kenya from a struggling third-world economy into a second world economy – We do believe that it is a realizable objective; we don’t believe that it is utopia. We know that it has been done in some.
Raila Odinga
We must always refill and ensure there is a critical mass of leaders and activists committed to nonviolence and racial and economic justice who will keep seeding and building transforming movements.
Marian Wright Edelman
There is a set of emotions around money and new technology and advertising and that sort of thing, and there is this kind of changing, transforming way we go through the world happening. The lyrical eye, the perspective of poetry, can get to something like this when other forms of writing can’t.
Alissa Quart
I always like seeing people transforming themselves, in whatever way that might be, and a different accent is part of that.
David Tennant
Too many younger artists, critics, and curators are fetishizing the sixties, transforming the period into a deformed cult, a fantasy religion, a hip brand, and a crippling disease.
Jerry Saltz
I think anytime we talk about transforming in capitalist society, we are talking about a process not a particular event so you can’t talk about a socialist revolution.
Cornel West
One of the Internet’s highest-profile companies, Priceline once dreamed of transforming the way consumer goods are bought and sold by offering customers the chance to ‘name your own price’ for a variety of products, including airline tickets.
Alex Berenson
The only hope of transforming the world from the ‘tsunami of violence’ is for each of us to become the change we wish to see in the world.
Arun Manilal Gandhi
Blind hate against the enemy creates a forceful impulse that cracks the boundaries of natural human limitations, transforming the soldier in an effective, selective and cold killing machine. A people without hate cannot triumph against the adversary.
Che Guevara
I worry that I may have overstated the impact of Civil War on the utopians. By the time the Civil War comes, most of the communities were quite separated from the wider American society. Their rhetoric is still about transforming the world, but they’re not having that much traffic with their neighbors.
Christine Jennings
Documentary is a little like horror movies, putting a face on fear and transforming threat into fantasy, into imagery. One can handle imagery by leaving it behind. (It is them, not us.)
Martha Rosler
The Revolution won’t happen with guns, rather it will happen incrementally, year by year, generation by generation. We will gradually infiltrate their educational institutions and their political offices, transforming them slowly into Marxist entities as we move towards universal egalitarianism.
Max Horkheimer
Is not our chief neurosis – by which I mean our estrangement from nature – our desire to hold fast to what is forever transforming, to freeze the familiar, to submit motion to stasis, to solicit immortality through rigidity.
James Hollis
What people haven’t quite grasped yet is that the rich are transforming cities all across the world.
Cleve Jones
At Nike, designers both created and communicated the brand, transforming a company that made shoes into a purveyor of athletic heroism.
Tahl Raz
The Welfare State is merely a method for transforming the market economy step by step into socialism.
Ludwig von Mises
It was an elevating, transforming vision: a new, fresh, vigorous, and above all morally regenerate people rising from the obscurity to defend the battlements of liberty and then in triumph standing forth, heartening and sustaining the cause of freedom everywhere.
Bernard Bailyn
A true infrastructure investment must include transforming our economy to handle the climate crisis, supporting care workers, reforming SSI, making child care universal, rebuilding our crumbling public schools, and much more.
Jamaal Bowman
If we are to transition to a new economy and to lead it, we must start by transforming our schools.
Tom Vilsack
Prime Minister Singh is to be commended for beginning the process of transforming India into a global economic power by initiating economic liberalization in the early 1990s.
Henry Paulson
True intimacy, the exchange of affection between two people who are not lying, is transforming.
Donald Miller
I think with art you have to do a bit of transforming of the subject to make the art worth having.
Matthew Collings
Money is catching up to the technological trends transforming all aspects of society and business; entertainment, insurance, health-care, gaming, leisure, retail – all commercial and social verticals are going digital – including money itself.
Max Keiser
I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a ‘transformer’ in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.
Stephen Covey
Write it down. Written goals have a way of transforming wishes into wants; cant’s into cans; dreams into plans; and plans into reality. Don’t just think it – ink it!
Michael Korda
Overall, the work of rebuilding and transforming government for the digital age is only just beginning. Governments remain organized according to political and bureaucratic imperatives, not according to what makes the most sense to citizens.
Andrew Leigh
When you tell a story that you know is having an effect on the audience, that, for me, is the transforming thing.
John Tiffany
The main threat to the future of Europe is not those who want to come here to live but our own political, economic, and intellectual elites bent on transforming Europe against the clear will of the European people.
Viktor Orban
Every human being is an artist, a freedom being, called to participate in transforming and reshaping the conditions, thinking and structures that shape and inform our lives
Joseph Beuys
Artist Allen Crawford brings Whitman’s undying text to new life in gorgeous hand-lettering and illustrations, transforming the 60-page poem originally published in 1855 as the centerpiece of Leaves of Grass into a breathtaking 256-page piece of art.
Maria Popova
We have to keep transforming ourselves to stay relevant for the future.
Maurice Levy
Geoffrey Howe’s Budget of 1981 is remembered for transforming the economy and delivering economic freedoms to families and businesses.
Priti Patel
The only attitude (the only politics–judicial, medical, pedagogical and so forth) I would absolutely condemn is one which, directly or indirectly, cuts off the possibility of an essentially interminable questioning, that is, an effective and thus transforming questioning.
Jacques Derrida
And if I can take part in it by transforming my own consciousness, then someone else’s, I’m happy to do it.
Bill Hicks
Other kinds of movie stars, it’s a different thing, they bring their persona to the part and that’s what people like to see, and they are not really transforming in terms of their character.
Joel Coen
I really do believe that education, despite this massive potential in transforming human lives, has not received the kind of attention that people should have given to it.
Amartya Sen
People often ask me what is the most effective technique for transforming their life. It is a little embarrassing that after years and years of research and experimentation, I have to say that the best answer is – just be a little kinder.
Aldous Huxley
The fact is that writing, like any creative undertaking, carries with it both pain and great joy. The pain is often inherent in the most fertile subject matter; the joy lies in transforming that subject matter and thus moving through it in a way that helps us grow while we create something of value to others.
Judith Barrington
The music industry is transforming fairly rapidly.
Ryan Lewis
Socialism is precisely the religion that must overwhelm Christianity. … In the new order, Socialism will triumph by first capturing the culture via infiltration of schools, universities, churches and the media by transforming the consciousness of society.
Antonio Gramsci
Meditation is the alchemy of transforming. The unconscious into the conscious. It gives you a tremendous power, Far greater than anger, greed and lust.
I pin my hopes to quiet processes and small circles in which vital and transforming events take place.
Rufus Jones
Transforming the European Union into a single State with one army, one constitution and one foreign policy is the critical challenge of the age
Joschka Fischer
Politicians themselves, every one of us, has a responsibility to make sure that we send out a message that it is a good place to work, that it is positive, that you are transforming people’s lives.
Esther McVey
These inventors were elevating the formulation of entrepreneurial ideas to the status of a visionary activity. Though forced to justify their efforts in the pragmatic language of venture capital, they were at heart utopian thinkers intent on transforming the world.
Alain de Botton
As I see it, tech in Africa 1.0 was the mobile-phone boom, and version 2.0 was about new apps developed in response to local needs. Tech in Africa 3.0 should be about those who are successful in transforming the chatter into real opportunities.
Ory Okolloh
I was really interested in the way in which poverty and economic stagnation were transforming and corrupting the American narrative.
Lynn Nottage
So we must realize this: the suicidal framing story that dominates our world today has no power except the power we give it by believing it. Similarly, believing an alternative and transforming framing story may turn out to be the most radical thing any of us can ever do.
Brian D. McLaren
There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is germination and sprouting of the second group and transforming the first group.
Amit Ray
I’m not really good at hiding pain or taking something and transforming it into something good.
Trevor Hall
I want to stop transforming and just start being.
Ursula Burns
Most of the books that I’ve written have been focused on, sort of, the individual, and sort of, either a voice, a personal voice, or a kind of transforming event where they step forward to fight for something they value.
Caroline Kennedy
Chile isn’t the biggest, richest or most powerful country in the world, but we should dedicate ourselves to transforming it into the best country in the world. We don’t have a single minute to lose.
Sebastian Pinera
The world is being re-shaped by the convergence of social, mobile, cloud, big data, community and other powerful forces. The combination of these technologies unlocks an incredible opportunity to connect everything together in a new way and is dramatically transforming the way we live and work.
Marc Benioff
What’s always intriguing to me is transforming my subjects into a character from another era.
Mickalene Thomas
I love all things crafty. I love to make jewelry. I love to cut up old clothes and turn them into something new. I love projects like transforming a busted table into a shiny new table. I’m really into restoration and little side projects.
Elle Varner
You have a limited time to stay on earth. You must try to use that period for the purpose of transforming your country into what you desire it to be: a democratic, non-racial, non-sexist country. And that is a great task.
Nelson Mandela
In becoming an Irishman, Patrick wedded his world to theirs, his faith to their life…Patrick found a way of swimming down to the depths of the Irish psyche and warming and transforming Irish imagination – making it more humane and more noble while keeping it Irish.
Thomas Cahill
For us to stay competitive, we’re transforming our services business to be reliable and flexible.
Hans Vestberg
To give money to a woman – and here I must speak as a man – is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites.
James Buchan
But what I think I like about coming-of-age stories is that there’s everything in them. It’s a genre that kind of contains everything: you have the chronicle, you can go into naturalism, but it’s also about transforming physically, so it’s kind of a fantastical genre.
Celine Sciamma
If you look at Newcastle or Gateshead, even over twenty years, even with the previous administration, it has moved quite remarkably in transforming itself.
John Prescott
Know that once we have received Jesus, we can’t continue to live our old sinful lifestyle. Now that we have His Holy Spirit living in us, guiding us, and transforming us, we have no excuse.
Stormie Omartian
Art — the fresh feeling, new harmony, the transforming magic which by means of myth brings back the scattered distracted soul from its modern chaos — art, not politics, is the remedy.
Saul Bellow
The Kingdom of God is not a matter of getting individuals to heaven, but of transforming the life on earth into the harmony of heaven.
Walter Rauschenbusch
Animals engage in a struggle for existence; for resources, to avoid being eaten and to breed. Environmental factors influence organisms to develop new characteristics to ensure survival, thus transforming into new species. Animals that survive to breed can pass on their successful characteristics to offspring.
I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary.
Barbara Kruger
We are living in the era of premeditation and the perfect crime. Our criminals are no longer helpless children who could plead love as their excuse. On the contrary, they are adults and the have the perfect alibi: philosophy, which can be used for any purpose – even for transforming murderers into judges.
Albert Camus
I concern myself with Venezuela. However, some rightwing movements are transforming me into a pawn in the domestic politics of their countries, by making statements that are groundless.
Hugo Chavez
Correcting oneself is correcting the whole world. The Sun is simply bright. It does not correct anyone. Because it shines, the whole world is full of light. Transforming yourself is a means of giving light to the whole world.
Ramana Maharshi
I think music has become an extended form of art, and therefore we want to continue to challenge ourselves and keep transforming.
In films, you are a commodity. You are a look, something that the camera really likes, something that has struck an audience in a certain way. It’s not really so much about transforming yourself the way actors do onstage. I think there’s a difference between the skill of acting in movies and onstage.
Brooke Adams
Transforming leadership, [is defined as] leadership that builds on man’s need for meaning, leadership that creates institutional purpose … he is the value-shaper, the exemplar, the maker of meanings … he is the true artist, the true pathfinder.
Tom Peters
I enjoy doing fashion shows and transforming myself into different looks for photo shoots.
Tyra Banks
Human development, not secularization, is what’s key to women’s empowerment in the transforming Middle East.
Dalia Mogahed
Tantra is the science of transforming ordinary lovers into soul mates. And that is the grandeur of Tantra. It can transform the whole earth; it can transform each couple into soul mates.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The supreme task is to organize and unite people so that their anger becomes a transforming force.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rebirth is almost impossible without the darkness…..I tell myself I am experiencing the death of myself as mother, the death of myself as a younger woman — precious old lives going by the wayside. Of course, I should let myself grieve. To deny the grief is to squander a transforming and radiant possibility.
Sue Monk Kidd
The true light never hides the darkness but is born out of the very center of it, transforming and redeeming. So to the darkness we must return, each of us individually accepting his ignorance and loneliness, his sin and weakness, and, most difficult of all, consenting to wait in the dark and even to love the waiting
Helen M. Luke
I’ve worked all my life on the subject of awareness, whether it’s awareness of the body, awareness of the mind, awareness of your emotions, awareness of your relationships, or awareness of your environment. I think the key to transforming your life is to be aware of who you are.
Deepak Chopra
The cloud-powered smartphone and tablet, as productivity tools, are transforming the world around us along with the implied changes in how we work to be mobile and more social.
Steven Sinofsky
It is natural that we face obstacles in pursuit of our goals. But if we remain passive, making no effort to solve the problems we meet, conflicts will arise and hindrances will grow. Transforming these obstacles into opportunities is a challenge to our human ingenuity.
Dalai Lama
A historical property has morals and ethics of the society that created it and it can be revived. What I mean is that we can discover new possibilities from the process of dismantling, transforming, and recreating.
Ai Weiwei
There’s a big difference between being able to explain religion intellectually and transforming that knowledge into spiritual experience.
Thubten Yeshe
Television has accustomed us to brief, intimate, telegraphic, visual, narrative messages. Candidates are learning to act, speak, and think in television’s terms. In the process they are transforming speeches, debates, and their appearances in news into ads.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
World leaders need to realize that the cost of transforming the global energy system is far less than coping with the consequences of burning the planet’s remaining fossil fuels.
Johan Rockstrom
What [others] most need is to see in you a reflection of what God is like and of the transforming power of the Gospel. Your life can create hunger and thirst for God in others’ lives and can be a powerful instrument in the hand of the Holy Spirit to draw their hearts to Christ.
Nancy Leigh DeMoss
Thailand was the transforming experience in my life. Thailand is where I grew up.
Charles Murray
We call those works of art concrete that came into being on the basis of their inherent resources and rules – without external borrowing from natural phenomena, without transforming those phenomena, in other words: not by abstraction.
Max Bill
I know personally the transforming power of the Word of God-it’s changed my life.
Adrian Rogers
People always say that Glasgow has had umpteen social problems but keeps finding ways of getting over its difficulties and transforming itself. Maybe, belonging to the city I’m able to renew myself too, and keep extending out into some new area.
Edwin Morgan
Human society sustains itself by transforming nature into garbage.
Mason Cooley
Leading up to Election Day 2008, candidate Barack Obama declared, ‘We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.’ Conservatives heard a menacing threat. For liberals, it was a rallying cry. The battle was on.
Kirsten Powers
Russia’s only real geostrategic option – the option that would give Russia a realistic international role and also maximize the opportunity of transforming and socially modernizing itself – is Europe.
Zbigniew Brzezinski
Startups are transforming our society. Over the past 100 years, we’ve gone from an industrial era, where a hierarchical structure dominated business and society, to a post information era where the network is rapidly disrupting the hierarchy and transforming the way we work and live.
Brad Feld
Pop music, which I deeply admire and wish I could play better than I can, is based on expressing one mood, one feeling at a time. Classical music is by its very nature involved with different kinds of music, constantly transforming one another, which is more akin to the way our experience of life really is.
Michael Tilson Thomas
A new kind of mind thus beings to come into being which is based on the development of a common meaning that is constantly transforming in the process of the dialogue.
David Bohm
There is an absence of democratic accountability and control in every sphere of government and the state. To address this debilitating legacy requires determined action and a deep commitment to transforming our society from a crisis ridden present into something all South Africans can be truly proud of.
Nelson Mandela
Each of us is accountable to God for our personal holiness. Humbling yourself by letting others into your life and allowing them to help you and hold you accountable will release the sanctifying, transforming grace of God in your life.
Nancy Leigh DeMoss
Love is a usually force able of transforming an rivalry into friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I get inspired by the notion of transforming people into extraordinary versions of themselves.
Elan Lee
For authentic transformation is not a matter of belief but of the death of the believer; not a matter of translating the world but of transforming the world; not a matter of finding solace but of finding infinity on the other side of death. The self is not made content; the self is made toast.
Ken Wilber
Humility is often merely feigned submissiveness assumed in order to subject others, an artifice of pride which stoops to conquer, and although pride has a thousand ways of transforming itself it is never so well disguised and able to take people in as when masquerading as humility.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We are building technology to keep up with what’s happening in the world. It’s transforming the way people are working. We’re bringing the enterprise to the world.
Parker Harris
But business is just a vehicle for transforming the ideas in your head into something real, something tangible, that actually improves the lives of others. To create something unique and beautiful and valuable is very hard. It’s very special to do. It doesn’t happen fast.
James Altucher
If churches around the world would grasp the revolutionary truth that Christ’s transforming power always comes through sacrifice and weakness, it would dramatically alter the landscape of the global church.
Joni Eareckson Tada
Bhakti yoga is a way of transforming your emotion from negativity to utmost pleasantness.
Jaggi Vasudev
The U.A.E. has a progressive vision for transforming its economy, and Hyperloop One plays right into that by increasing access to the region and beyond.
Shervin Pishevar
I have always been interested in materials and in transforming them.
Helmut Lang
I have to have faith that we’re going to succeed in transforming where we get our energy from. The big worry is whether or not we’re going to do it before it’s too late. And I think nobody knows the answer to that.
Josh Fox
…Chillingworth was a striking evidence of man’s faculty of transforming himself into a devil, if he will only, for a reasonable space of time, undertake a devil’s office.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Being a kid’s not easy. You’re transforming and becoming a human being. At some point, you have everyone taking care of you, and then, all of a sudden, you’re out in the world.
Jocko Willink
I was an atheist and I came to experience a relationship with God which had a radically transforming effect on my life, on my relationships, on every aspect of my life, for the better. So, obviously I hope other people will experience that.
Nicky Gumbel
I think the membrane – I say that the membrane between life and death is perilously thin. And I do think the story of Jesus, this great mythical story, can have transforming value in our lives.
Jay Parini
Collective human actions are transforming, even ravaging, the biosphere – perhaps irreversibly – through global warming and loss of biodiversity.
Martin Rees
Transforming yourself is a means of giving light to the whole world.
Ramana Maharshi
Our key to transforming anything lies in our ability to reframe it.
Marianne Williamson
Transforming yourself into a deep listener will not only prove more amusing as you open your mind to their mind, but you will gain the most invaluable lessons about human psychology.
Robert Greene
Our team finds motivation in knowing that we’re transforming the ticketing industry, this notion that we’re bringing democratization to an industry and disrupting it using technology.
Julia Hartz
To me technology used wisely is a catalyst to magically transforming the way we live.
Narendra Modi
Information technology and the Internet are rapidly transforming almost every aspect of our lives – some for better, some for worse.
John Landgraf
Names have a mysterious transforming power. Like a ring on a finger, a name may at first seem merely accidental, committing you to nothing; but before you realize its magical power, it’s gotten under your skin, become part of you and your destiny.
Stefan Zweig
Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward & learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming greed into gratitude.
Saint John Chrysostom
Love and hate have a magical transforming power. They are the great soul changers. We grow through their exercise into the likeness of what we contemplate.
George William Russell
Social cognitive theory rejects the dichotomous conception of self as agent and self as object. Acting on the environment and acting on oneself entail shifting the perspective of the same agent rather than reifying different selves regulating each other or transforming the self from agent to object
Albert Bandura
The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat.
Dave Barry
It’s a privilege to work as an anchor for Univision, but more important, I am amazed by how Latinos are transforming America.
Jorge Ramos
Thankfully, God brought wise Christian friends alongside to help me discover life-transforming precepts in his Word.
Joni Eareckson Tada
With the development of the Internet…we are in the middle of the most transforming technological event since the capture of fire. I used to think that it was just the biggest thing since Gutenberg, but now I think you have to go back farther.
John Perry Barlow
I think my biggest achievement was being part of a team of outstanding, entrepreneurial military leaders and civilians who helped change the way in which America fights by transforming a global special operations task force – Task Force 714 – that I commanded.
Stanley A. McChrystal
Why do people hate God?… One, they hate the moral standard. Two, they hate the way he’s transforming the world even in the midst of suffering and tragedy.
Kirk Cameron
What I find most interesting about acting is transforming myself.
Helen McCrory
The idea behind The Hole in Our Gospel is quite simple. It’s basically the belief that being a Christian, or a follower of Jesus Christ, requires much more than just having a personal and transforming relationship with God. It also entails a public and transforming relationship with the world.
Richard Stearns
Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
Bell Hooks
Jazz has the power to make men forget their differences and come together… Jazz is the personification of transforming overwhelmingly negative circumstances into freedom, friendship, hope, and dignity.
Quincy Jones
The real alchemy is transforming the base self into gold or into spiritual awareness. That’s really what new alchemy’s all about.
Fred Alan Wolf
The business that leaders are in today, is the business of transforming awareness… There is deep longing for more meaning, for connections.
Otto Scharmer
As you know, transforming such a big book [The Gunslinger Born] into graphic novel format is really a process of translation.
Robin Furth
The conventional mind is passive – it consumes information and regurgitates it in familiar forms. The dimensional mind is active, transforming everything it digests into something new and original, creating instead of consuming.
Robert Greene
We live in an environment in which connectivity and cyberspace are transforming all workplaces, including the humanitarian workplace.
Peter Maurer
This is the nature of going forward into being: A series of self-transforming ascents of level.
Terence McKenna
The people are the only ones capable of transforming society.
Rigoberta Menchu
It’s clear that many migrant families really support their children and appreciate the transforming power of education.
Nicky Morgan
Climate change is transforming the world in profound ways that continue to evolve.
Martin O’Malley
The power to rethink a situation is our greatest tool for transforming the world. This notion is taking hold in medicine, in business, in education. But not in politics and the media. They are the last holdouts of old-paradigm thinking.
Marianne Williamson
There’s no greater feeling than knowing that you helped in transforming someone and moving them through art. It’s a beautiful thing.
Jasmine Cephas Jones
In their pursuit of growth and diversification, African economies should consider transforming the discourse from a focus on industrialisation to a broader one centred on value addition in agriculture, manufacturing, and services.
Arancha Gonzalez
Being able to write becomes a kind of shield, a way of hiding, a way of too instantly transforming pain into honey.
John Updike
My “thinking” time was devoted mainly to activities that were essentially clerical or mechanical: searching, calculating, plotting, transforming, determining the logical or dynamic consequences of a set of assumptions or hypotheses, preparing the way for a decision or an insight.
J. C. R. Licklider
As a child, I was very good at sports. I have been training since I was 14. I fell in love with the idea of transforming my body.
Sooraj Pancholi
If a man has the right to self-ownership, to the control of his life, then in the real world he must also have the right to sustain his life by grappling with and transforming resources; he must be able to own the ground and the resources on which he stands and which he must use. In short, to sustain his human right.
Murray Rothbard
Whence had they come The hand and lash that beat down frigid Rome? What sacred drama through her body heaved When world-transforming Charlemagne was conceived?
William Butler Yeats
I’ve watched with amazement as Local Motors has pioneered a co-creation and micro-manufacturing model that has democratized the development and production of complex machines, effectively transforming consumer choice from supply-driven to demand-driven.
Bre Pettis
The competitive nation-state system, with all its capacity for good and evil, is spreading in the Third World and is transforming that world.
Robert Gilpin
U.K. aid is responding to our changing world and tackling the great challenges of our time. It is transforming lives in the poorest countries and making the world healthier, safer and more prosperous for everyone.
Alok Sharma
You hold in your hand an invitation: to remember the transforming power of forgiveness and loving kindness. To remember that no matter where you are and what you face, within your heart peace is possible.
Jack Kornfield
Meditation is not an escape. Meditation is the acceptance of life in its totality, with a view to transforming it for the highest manifestation of the divine Truth here on earth
Sri Chinmoy
The Power of Self-Healing is your guide to transforming your brain and body in just 3 weeks. I have seen these principles literally change people’s lives. I highly recommend it for you and your loved ones.
Daniel Amen
You can’t talk about truth without talking about learning how to die because it’s precisely by learning how to die, examining yourself and transforming your old self into a better self, that you actually live more intensely and critically and abundantly.
Cornel West
Whatever the trend in exchange rates or whatever the external factors, a manufacturing company is always faced with the mission of transforming itself into a company that can produce higher value-added to absorb the increase in the cost of living in the country it’s operating in.
Fujio Mitarai
What’s wrong with transforming food?
Ferran Adria
Technology is transforming everything. Who knows what it’s doing, we don’t really understand it.
Vijay Seshadri
Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions.
William Allen White
Transforming a brand into a socially responsible leader doesn’t happen overnight by simply writing new marketing and advertising strategies. It takes effort to identify a vision that your customers will find credible and aligned with their values.
Simon Mainwaring
Red Letter Christians believe in the doctrines of the Apostle’s Creed, are convinced that the Scriptures have been inspired by the Holy Spirit, and make having a personal transforming relationship with the resurrected Christ the touchtone of their faith.
Tony Campolo
The joy we get as actors is out of transforming ourselves into something that’s not necessarily anything true to ourselves. And it’s a power – not being yourself, and being in the role; it’s just like another prop.
Reese Witherspoon
Socialism, reduced to its simplest legal and practical expression, means the complete discarding of the institution of private property by transforming it into public property, and the division of the resultant public income equally and indiscriminately among the entire population.
George Bernard Shaw
Games are among the most interesting creations of the human mind, and the analysis of their structure is full of adventure and surprises. Unfortunately there is never a lack of mathematicians for the job of transforming delectable ingredients into a dish that tastes like a damp blanket.
James R Newman
And if you’re singing to someone, or if they’re singing along, and suddenly you’re in harmony, then it’s actually making a huge difference on a subatomic level that is actually transforming the world.
Jason Mraz
Self-mastery is the challenge of transforming yourself from own worst enemy into your greatest ally.
Wes Fesler
The innovative spirit was America’s strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
Arthur Erickson
Statesman create; ordinary leaders consume. The ordinary leader is satisfied with ameliorating the environment, not transforming it; a statesman must be a visionary and an educator.
Henry A. Kissinger
Securing dignity for everyone in old age means transforming support for families who look after their elderly and disabled loved ones, and fully joining up the NHS and social care – not setting local services in aspic.
Liz Kendall
We, as citizens or members of people’s organisations…can preserve and nourish basic principles needed for long-term efforts aimed at transforming a totalitarian and war-torn society into a democratic one.
Katarina Kruhonja
Being deeply knowledgeable on one subject narrows one’s focus and increases confidence, but it also blurs dissenting views until they are no longer visible, thereby transforming data collection into bias confirmation and morphing self-deception into self-assurance.
Michael Shermer
I believe that we must maintain pride in the knowledge that the actions we take, based on our own decisions and choices as individuals, link directly to the magnificent challenge of transforming human history.
Daisaku Ikeda
Look up at the miracle of the falling snow,—the air a dizzy maze of whirling, eddying flakes, noiselessly transforming the world, the exquisite crystals dropping in ditch and gutter, and disguising in the same suit of spotless livery all objects upon which they fall.
John Burroughs
‘The Waltons’ was profoundly important after years of wandering around. I was 44 and cut off from family and friends. It nurtured me back to a sense of family and who I am. It was a transforming experience.
Ralph Waite
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
Carl Jung
As a cosmion incarnating the cells of a new body, New Lights will function as transitional vessels through which transforming energy can renew the divine image in the world, moving postmoderns from one state of embodiment to another.
Leonard Sweet
Green business is not about tie-dyed T-shirts. It’s about transforming the industrial system itself into one that looks at all the connections.
Paul Hawken
At every level the greatest obstacle to transforming the world is that we lack the clarity and imagination to conceive that it could be different
Roberto Unger
We are no longer anchored here through the illusions. The Earth itself is transforming to allow us to be unearthed and to make our way differently within the universal community.
Christine McCormick Day
Perforation! Shout it out! The deliberate punctuated weakening of paper and cardboard so that it will tear along an intended path, leaving a row of fine-haired pills or tuftlets on each new edge! It is a staggering conception, showing an age-transforming feel for the unique properties of pulped wood fiber.
Nicholson Baker
I found many ways around my dyslexia, but I still have trouble transforming words into sounds. I have to memorize and rehearse before reading anything aloud to avoid embarrassing myself by mispronouncing words.
Philip Schultz
What does learning mean: accumulating knowledge or transforming your life?
Paulo Coelho
The Paralympic Games is about transforming our perception of the world.
Stephen Hawking