Quotes – To Change The World

“Try not to change the world. You will fail. Try to love the world. Lo, the world is changed. Changed forever.”

by Sri Chinmoy (1)

“There will come a time when this world of ours will be flooded with peace. Who will bring about this radical change? It will be you – you and your sisters and brothers. You and your oneness-heart will spread peace throughout the length and breadth of the world.”

– Sri Chinmoy (2)

I tried to change myself;
I badly failed.
I tried to change the world;
To my wide surprise,
The world had achieved
Its perfection-light long before
I made my surrendered attempt.
I failed to change my life
I mixed too much
With my Master, Ego,
With my Disciple, Doubt.

by Sri Chinmoy (3)

“My dark ignorance wants to change God. My feeble knowledge wants to change the world. My humble wisdom wants to change my entire life.”

by Sri Chinmoy (4)

My mind’s supremacy
Wants to change the world.
My heart’s ecstasy
Wants to arrange the world.

by Sri Chinmoy (5)

“Who can change the world? Not he who just talks. Not he who just does. Not he who says and does. Not he who does and says. But he who eternally is.”

– Sri Chinmoy (6)

“A false religion wants to change the face of the world by any means, even by foul means—by hook or by crook. A true religion wants only to love soulfully the heart of the world. A false religion will try to exercise its Himalayan Supremacy over other religions.”

– Sri Chinmoy (7)

“The power of love and caring can change the world.” – James Autry

Commentary by Sri Chinmoy – There can be nothing more beautiful, more truthful, more inspiring and more illumining than this loftiest divinity-flooded utterance.

Sri Chinmoy (8)

We can change the world,
But not improve it,
If we do not have peace.

Sri Chinmoy (9)


(1) Excerpt from Meditations: Food For The Soul

(2) Excerpt from My Heart’s Salutation To Australia, Part 2 by Sri Chinmoy

(3) Excerpt from The Dance Of Life, Part 7

(4) Excerpt from Arise! Awake! Thoughts Of A Yogi

(5) Excerpt from Friendship-Birds Fly

(6) Bhuvana – Excerpt from The Core Of India’s Light, Part 2

(7)  Music and Religion

(8) Excerpt from Choice Wisdom-Fountain-Souls

(9) Excerpt from Peace: God’s Heart-Home, Part 1

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