Change Quotes

Mahatma gandhi - we must become the change we want to see....
Perhaps nothing has changed in the course of history as much as historians.
Franklin P. Jones
It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.
Millard Fillmore
Change is the law of life; and those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
George santayana - skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and...
Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
Laurence Sterne
John henry cardinal newman - let us take things as we find them let us not...
If anything is certain, it is that change is certain. The world we are planning for today will not exist in this form tomorrow.
Philip Crosby, Reflections on Quality
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
Joel Barke
From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor.
Joseph Addison
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuh
A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people change all through the months and years, but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind.
Albert Einstein
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
Kurt Lewin
I was born not knowing and have only had a little time to change that here and there.
Richard Feynman
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
If people become ecstatic the whole society will have to change, because this society is based on misery. If people are blissful you cannot lead them to war - - To Vietnam, or to Egypt, or to Israel. No. Someone who is blissful will just laugh and say: This is nonsense!
Osho, My Way: The Way of The White Clouds
People are changed, not by coercion or intimidation, but by example.
Author Unknown
There is no death. Only a change of worlds.
Chief Seattle
Change starts when someone sees the next step.
William Drayton
We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Jacques Maritain
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside.
Joseph Brodsky
The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Two Towers
Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.
Greenville County (S. C.) Department of Social Services, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn... and change.
Carl R. Rogers
Inside yourself or outside, you never have to change what you see, only the way you see it.
Thaddeus Golas
The more things change, the more they are the same.
Alphonse Ka
I like less the story that a frog if put in cold water will not bestir itself if that water is heated up slowly and gradually and will in the end let itself be boiled alive, too comfortable with continuity to realize that continuous change at some point may become intolerable and demand a change in behavior.
Charles Handy - The Age of Unreason
Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before.
Luigi Barzini
The world has changed. I see it in the water. I feel it in the Earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, For none now live who remember it.
J. R. R. Tolkien
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds; and I very rarely change it.
Margaret Thatche
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
Douglas Noel Adams
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat.
Prince Philip of England
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Denis Watley
Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.
Christina Baldwin
I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people who are convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference after another.
Ellen Goodman
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.
Faith he must make his stories shorter Or change his comrades once a quarter.
Jonathan Swift
No liberal man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed his opinion.
We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us.
Stephen Covey