Change Quotes

Chinese prove - unles we change direction, we are likely to wind...
At my time of life opinions are tolerably fixed. It is not likely that I should now see or hear anything to change them.
Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

Days change so many things - - Yes, hours - - we see so differently in suns and showers.
George Klingle
Lord 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.
Saint Francis of Assisi
Author unknown - nine out of ten people who change their minds are...
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Confucius, Analects

Mahatma gandhi - we must become the change we want to see....
Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
Laurence Sterne
The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects - - Making it possible to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.
Susan Sontag
If a man die, shall he live again All the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
Job 1414 Bible Hebrew
All appears to change when we change.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Fortune does not change men, it unmasks them.
Suzanne Necke
Old age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.
Red Skelton
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.
If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, then make that change.
Michael Jackson, Man In The Mirro
In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.
James Burgh
For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change.
Ingrid Bengis
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
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea - Change Into something rich and strange.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
Maya Angelou
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
Douglas Noel Adams
America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement. No natural boundary seems to be set to the efforts of man and in his eyes what is not yet done is only what he has not attempted to do. - From Democracy in America.
Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.
Millard Fillmore
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Brian Tracy
When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
Lucius Gary
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
R. D. Laing
To change and to change for the better are two different things.
German prove
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
Doug Larson
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Theodor Reik
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well - - He has changed his market - Cart into a chariot of the sun.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change because if it does change then it won? t have anything to complain about.
Tori Amos
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Robert Frost, The Black Cottage
When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - - My youth.
Sara Teasdale
The more things change, the more they are the same.
Alphonse Ka
Where desire writhed there stands a stone; the change was sudden and complete.
Maggie Roche
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
Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - Yours or his.
Franklin P. Jones, Saturday Evening Post, November 29, 1953
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves we must die to one life before we can enter another.
Anatole France
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
G. C. Lichtenberg
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits, values, expectations, dreams. The dialectic between past and future will continue to form our lives.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.