Change Quotes

Marcus aurelius antoninus, meditations - the universe is change; our life is what our...
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate their subject matters.
B. F. Skinne

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
Plain horse sense ought to tell us that anything that makes no change in the man who professes it makes no difference to God, either.
A. W. Toze
Laurence sterne - nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change...
You can change an outfit, you can outfit change, or both.
Kenneth Cole, fashion show speech

Plato, dialogues, theatetus - you are young, my son, and, as the years go by,...
Opinions are made to be changed - Or how is the truth to be got at.
Lord Byron
Weather is a great bluffer. I guess the same is true of our human society - - Things can look dark, then a break shows in the clouds, and all is changed.
E. B. White
Disconnecting from change does not recapture the past. It loses the future.
Kathleen Norris, O Magazine, January 2004
Change is good, but dollars are better.
Anonymous
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
Andre Gide
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
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
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
Soren Kierkegaard
Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed.
Oprah Winfrey
Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
John Dryden
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
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Miriam Beard
We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent the life weve created for ourselves? Whos to blame, whos to credit, but us? Who can change it anytime we wish, but us?
Richard Bach, One
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.
Richard Feynman, Letter to Armando Garcia J, December 11, 1985
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
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.
Jesse Louis Jackson
Miracles: You do not have to look for them. They are there, 24 7, beaming like radio waves all around you. Put up the antenna, turn up the volume - Snap... crackle... this just in, every person you talk to is a chance to change the world...
Hugh Elliott, Standing Room Only weblog, May 6, 2003
We live in a time of such rapid change and growth of knowledge that only he who is in a fundamental sense a scholar - That is, a person who continues to learn and inquire - Can hope to keep pace, let alone play the role of guide.
Nathan M. Pusey
Religions change; beer and wine remain.
Hervey Allen
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
As the light changed from red to green to yellow and back to red again, I sat there thinking about life. Was it nothing more than a bunch of honking and yelling Sometimes it seemed that way.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.
Socrates
Did you exchange a walk - On part in a war, for a leading role in a cage?
Pink Floyd, song "Wish You Were Here".
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
Doug Larson
Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - Yours or his.
Franklin P. Jones, Saturday Evening Post, November 29, 1953
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
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
What I said never changed anyone. What they understood did.
Unknown
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
Bret Harte
Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
Sydney Harris