Best Quotes About Guru

One does not become a guru by accident. -James Fenton

I know the guru route, I know you go sit on a mountain. But screw India. I ain't going there. -Susan Powter

The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you. -Chanakya

I met Leo Fender, who is the guru of all amplifiers, and he gave me a Stratocaster. He became a second father to me. -Dick Dale

He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was – I wouldn't say the 'guru' – but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement. -Shimon Peres

Since I was not able wholly to subscribe to any one set of beliefs advanced by any 'guru' I had to fall back on my own, however derivative. -Anthony Storr

Something like Deckard Cain is great; it doesn't ruin your voice. But games that involve violence or battle or mutating and stuff like that really does take a toll on your voice. And I've even had to start to go to a voice guru kind of guy to do exercises to try to save and get back some of what I lost. -Michael Gough

I never say I am a guru. -Paulo Coelho

My guru said that when he suffers, it brings him closer to God. I have found this, too. -Ram Dass

For years, I always thought it was hilarious that I was this fitness guru, because fitness was just a tool I utilized to help people improve their confidence. For me, it's never been about fitness. It's always been about helping to empower people. -Jillian Michaels

99.5 percent of the people that walk around and say they are a social media expert or guru are clowns. We are going to live through a devastating social media bubble. -Gary Vaynerchuk

My parents' selfless affection and dedication nourished and prepared me to receive the love of my guru or spiritual father, Swami Prabhupada. My parents prepared the soil in which my guru sowed the seeds of his compassion. -Radhanath Swami

Management gurus in general are, I think, best avoided. All too often they reduce your working life to a list of rules to be followed. Targets are aimed at. Goals kicked at. You then break the rules or forget them and, hey presto, you start beating yourself up. -Tom Hodgkinson

I don't like gurus. I don't like people who ask you to follow or believe. I like people who ask you to think independently. -A. S. Byatt

The great thing about gurus is not that they make you feel everybody's love. It's that they make you feel that you can love everybody. -Larry Brilliant

I grew up watching Mickey Mouse and going to Disney World, like, 2,000 times. Mickey Mouse is like my guru. -Greg Cipes

I was a typical teen growing up in the 1960s, when everybody was into gurus and meditation. -David Suchet

I have that precious commodity – freedom. I can live my life a day at a time, and I am open to whatever the next day brings. I know I sound as if I have been off with some guru in India, but I haven't. I've come to realise the value of being able to decide for oneself. -Cherie Lunghi

My real guru are my experiences in life – the realisation that you are alone in this world came very early to me. -Kailash Kher

When I first moved to L.A., I discovered Roy London. I didn't know anything about the arts, the profession; I had no technique, I knew nothing, I'm fresh from Missouri. I sat in on a few classes, and they just felt a little guru-ish and just didn't feel right to me. Until I met Roy. -Brad Pitt

Fathers always play mahagurus to their children, and I am no exception. -Mithun Chakraborty

All of the religions are looking after the poor. At least leave me alone to look after the rich. I am the rich man's guru. -Rajneesh

When you grumble about a taxi being dirty, people your own age will absolutely agree with you, whereas younger people say, 'You should be so lucky to have a taxi – I walk to work!' So I have lots of young friends, who fortunately don't treat me as a guru, a person that knows all the answers. -Ian Mckellen

I hang out with my guru in my heart. And I love every thing in the universe. That's all I do all day. -Ram Dass

I remember my first visit with my guru. He had shown that he read my mind. So I looked at the grass and I thought, 'My god, he's going to know all the things I don't want people to know.' I was really embarrassed. Then I looked up and he was looking directly at me with unconditional love. -Ram Dass

If I go into the place in myself that is love, and you go into the place in yourself that is love, we are together in love. Then you and I are truly in love, the state of being love. That's the entrance to Oneness. That's the space I entered when I met my guru. -Ram Dass

In India, there's a way of seeing life as a cosmic play. It's called Lila. I can watch my life, and I can see my guru playing with me. -Ram Dass

I don't like the idea of spirituality done the way it's done. The only way I could understand it was through creativity, not by going to an Ashram, or finding a guru or joining a temple. I made work out of it. -M.I.A.

The mentor-mentee relationship is ideally like that of the guru and disciple: motivated by the desire of the guru to impart knowledge to the disciple. -Vivek Wadhwa

The unlimited power that many modern gurus offer is false hope. Their programs calling us to unlimited power have made them rich, not us. They touch our false selves and tap our toxic shame. -John Bradshaw

I have my own spiritual guru, and I'm so happy, and I feel so satisfied that I might appreciate many other famous gurus, but, you know, I am not attracted that way because I have found the person. -Ravi Shankar

My sisters used to learn dance, and I used to stand behind them and dance. So my guruji suggested that I also learn, as I seemed interested. I started learning at the age of three and was always on stage for something or the other. My mother is proud of me, and clearly my artistic bent comes from her. -Madhuri Dixit

My parents being Bengali, we always had music in our house. My nani was a trained classical singer, who taught my mum, who, in turn, was my first teacher. Later I would travel almost 70 kms to the nearest town, Kota, to learn music from my guru Mahesh Sharmaji, who was also the principal of the music college there. -Shreya Ghoshal

I try to be a good daughter, as I believe in karma and feel that how you are with your parents is directly proportionate to what you receive in your life. I am a big oneness follower, and our gurus have told us that if you want to achieve external happiness, you need to be happy internally. And your inner circle is your family. -Shilpa Shetty

We've gone from the image of India as land of fakirs lying on beds of nails, and snake charmers with the Indian rope trick, to the image of India as a land of mathematical geniuses, computer wizards, software gurus. -Shashi Tharoor

As for whether I am a 'new age guru', I am not at all. I help companies build employees who lead without a title and become high performers. -Robin S. Sharma

Information design has been around since the 1970s. Pioneers like Yale University design guru Edward Tufte and design agency Pentagram have long known and used its power. But now with the rise of the Internet, it's having something of a second birth. -David McCandless

What my research has shown me is that experts tend on the whole to form very rigid camps; that within these camps, a dominant perspective emerges that often silences opposition; that experts move with the prevailing winds, often hero-worshipping their own gurus. -Noreena Hertz

In the East, the guru never calls himself a guru. -Marianne Williamson

The history of the Internet is not, as some people have tried to make it, a libertarian just-so story. It is a messy tale in which the government played a significant role. That role was, however, far more subtle than the plans of industrial policy gurus or techno-boosting politicians. -Virginia Postrel

Change is not in the hands of government, not in the hands of a leader or guru, and not in the hands of the powerful or wealthy. It is in our hands: the hands of each and every one of us. -Shari Arison

In the same way I am addicted to puddings – the sweeter the better – I have become addicted to the daily routines my Pilates and Gyrotonic guru, Nada, puts me through. -Ben Elliot

I like characters who are larger-than-life, whether life-loving women or the artist or guru who grabs everything. But I don't live among people like that. -Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

The people who work in Wall Street still look up to Gordon Gekko. He's sort of a guru. -Michael Douglas

I've turned from an ordinary Australian housewife into a gigastar, icon, talk-show host, swami, spin doctor… and now I'm a style guru! -Barry Humphries

I'm a beauty guru, I just love all of that stuff. We have a makeup artist for 'Dance Moms' that touches us up and stuff, but I love doing my own makeup; sometimes I do my friends', too. My favorite is doing eye shadow and eyeliner. -Maddie Ziegler

My father-in-law just happens to be a global procurement guru. Now retired, he was the global head of procurement for some of the biggest companies in the world as well as our very own treasury. -Ian Watson

Gerald Ford brought to the political arena no demons, no hidden agenda, no hit list or acts of vengeance. He knew who he was, and he didn't require consultants or gurus to change him. -Tom Brokaw

When I first started, there really was no beauty guru community. I didn't have the right production resources. I had to learn how to edit. I didn't even have beauty products. I had to go out and buy them myself because beauty brands didn't even know what a beauty guru was. -Michelle Phan

Most people think of me as a makeup guru, but might be surprised to know I'm also a trained artist and a huge comic book fan. -Michelle Phan

I wasn't that into it or that knowledgeable of fashion until I started working on 'True Jackson.' I feel like it was my duty to learn more because people would feel that I should because I'm on the show. So definitely, that made me more involved with fashion, and now I'm a little fashion guru. It's totally out of control. -Keke Palmer

If you have fear, you are bound by tradition, you follow some leader or guru. When you are bound by tradition, when you are afraid of your husband or your wife, you lose your dignity as an individual human being. -Jiddu Krishnamurti

We are domesticated animals, revolving in a cage which we have built for ourselves – with its contentions, wranglings, its impossible political leaders, its gurus who exploit our self-conceit and their own with great refinement or rather crudely. -Jiddu Krishnamurti

I have never said that there is no need for a guru. All depends on what you call guru. He need not be in a human form. -Ramana Maharshi

The island is named Oooguruk, an Inupiaq word meaning 'bearded seal,' an animal plentiful on the shores of Alaska's North Slope. -Jeanne Marie Laskas

The first generation of Russian terrorists came out of the '60s counterculture – the 1860s in Russia bearing a striking similarity to the 1960s in the United States, with Russian students growing their hair, following gurus who extolled the 'new man,' and starting communes. -Tom Reiss

I'm not a military general, a business guru, not a philosopher or author. It's only me. -Vin Scully

There are so many things that pop up. If you are paying attention, you can learn every second of the day. Life is my guru. -Jeff Bridges

The number one person who needs my books is me. I'm not some sort of disinterested guru who has worked life out and is handing things out to the poor people who might not have life worked out. -Alain de Botton

I'm going to reveal the grand secret to getting rich by investing. It's a simple formula that has worked for Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn and all the greatest investment gurus over the years. Ready? Buy low, sell high. -Lawrence Kudlow

Empowerment isn't a buzzword among leadership gurus. It's a proven technique where leaders give their teams the appropriate training, tools, resources, and guidance to succeed. -John Rampton

Cruz named Former Texas Senator Phil Gramm as his economic guru. This guy virtually crashed the U.S. economy. Gramm is largely responsible for two bills which led to the speculative bubble which popped in September 2008. -Roger Stone

I'm kind of a reluctant guru. -Patrick Lencioni

Akshay Kumar is like a guru. He made a mark in the industry without any godfather. Akshay sir is a superstar only because of his hard work and talent. -Arfi Lamba

Just as divine authority was legitimised by religious mythologies and human authority was legitimised by humanist ideologies, so high-tech gurus and Silicon Valley prophets are creating a new universal narrative that legitimises the authority of algorithms and Big Data. -Yuval Noah Harari

I have a gym at home where I do weight training as well as cardio. I love doing bench press but cannot share information on how much weight I lift. I also practise Yoga. My guru Sadhguru taught me different kriyas like Surya Namaskar, which I do for my personal well being. -Virender Sehwag

We have numerous mandirs, gurudwaras, and mosques in my Congressional district and all across the U.S. -Raja Krishnamoorthi

The word 'guru' is very loaded, so I would never refer to myself that way. I see myself as a teacher. -Gabrielle Bernstein

In no way am I a spiritual person. I'm not some guru geek. -Linda Perry

I don't want to be just a lifestyle guru for the millennials. -Ayesha Curry

I'm a beauty guru, and it looks fun and crazy, and, like, I have the most fun life ever, but that's not always the case. -Manny MUA

I consider Rajamouli my guru. He is a friend with whom I can discuss all my professional and personal matters. -Prabhas

If your idea of a guru is from a calendar, who has candy-floss beard and a constipated look on the face, then definitely I am not that. -Jaggi Vasudev

I'm not modern or ancient: I'm just contemporary. I'm sure every guru of his time was contemporary. -Jaggi Vasudev

A guru is like a live road map. If you want to walk uncharted terrain, I think it is sensible to walk with a road map. -Jaggi Vasudev

A beard doesn't grow only on gurus; it grows on all men. -Jaggi Vasudev

My brother was my first guru who introduced me to spiritualism at a very young age. He later even enrolled me into Ramakrishna Mission. -Rajinikanth

Apoorva Raagangal,' 'Moondru Mudichu,' 'Avargal' – these were all my guru K. Balachander's films; I became a hero with these three films. -Rajinikanth

I and Dil Raju guru have always wanted to work with each other. He had sent to me stories, 4-5 over the years, but somehow, something was not perfect with them. But when I listened to 'Nenu Local,' I felt the time had arrived. -Nani

'Lakshmi' is a dance film, a musical that deals with the emotional bond between the guru and his sishya. -Prabhu Deva

If you can do a squat and a pushup, you can build up to becoming a fitness guru. -John Morrison

I've gone to great lengths not to be a guru. I think the notion of guruhood is utterly pathological, and I couldn't live that way. I am just a person. -M. Scott Peck

I was brought up by my mother, and she is my guru in classical singing. I have trained primarily under her. -Chinmayi

Jaipur is the hometown of my religious guruji. It has a special place in my heart, and I have been here several times. -Govinda

The world is full of people who want their ears tickled on strategies for wealth creation and protection and so-called revealed secrets to wealth creation. And there are plenty of slick 'business coaches' who are more than willing to do just that – for a fee. This is the world of the seminar guru. -Dan Pena

My mom, Latha Sriram, is my first guru. -Sid Sriram

Thanks to my family and guru. They were quite confident that I could do it and think about music as a full-time career. -Sid Sriram

All of us, at different times of life, are looking for answers. It happened to me a decade ago and led me to the path of wanting to know more. I read Osho, Sadhguru, Deepak Chopra, and Parmananda Yogi. I haven't found the ultimate answer. The journey is the answer. -Kirti Kulhari

Everything that I have earned in my life is just because of my guruji and his omnipotent blessing. -Himesh Reshammiya

There is no guru like our own mistakes. -Ilaiyaraaja

In whosever presence you find peace of mind, devoid of fear, only that person can be your guru. -Ilaiyaraaja

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