Change Quotes

Sidney madwed - the world will change for the better when people...
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.
Millard Fillmore
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
Philip crosby, reflections on quality - slowness to change usually means fear of the new....
Our children change uswhether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold

Colin wilson - the mind has exactly the same power as the hands...
Learn to bear bravely changes of fortune.
Cleobulus
Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - Yours or his.
Franklin P. Jones, Saturday Evening Post, November 29, 1953
Change in all things is sweet.
Aristotle
Old age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.
Red Skelton
We have the means to change the laws we find unjust or onerous. We cannot, as citizens, pick and choose the laws we will or will not obey. On dismissing 12, 000 striking air traffic controllers.
Ronald Reagan
Men are not so weak as you think. They can always leave anybody or any place without a pang - If they find another person or another place they like better. If they feel pricks and scruples it is merely because they cannot make up their mind that the change will be absolutely to their advantage.
John Oliver Hobbes
The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it.
Karl Marx (1845), Theses on Feuerbach (Thesis XI)
You can change an outfit, you can outfit change, or both.
Kenneth Cole, fashion show speech
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - But that could change.
Dan Quayle, 5/22/89
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
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Denis Watley
There is in the worst of fortune the best of chances for a happy change.
Euripides
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
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change.
Marquis de Sade
However mean your life is, meet it and live it do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
Henry David Thoreau
In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.
James Burgh
The only lasting trauma is the one we suffer without positive change.
Dr.
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
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
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Theodor Reik
Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant.
Benjamin Disraeli, Speech, Edinburgh (1867)
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
The pessimist complains about the wind the optimist expects it to change the realist adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.
Tom Clancy
We pass the word around we ponder how the case is put by different people, we read the poetry we meditate over the literature we play the music we change our minds we reach an understanding. Society evolves this way, not by shouting each other down, but by the unique capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.
Lewis Thomas
Women have more to offer this world than just a fallopian tube. Nothing is going to change until you quit looking at us as just sperm receptacles.
Barbara Hall, Northern Exposure, Baby Blues, 1994
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
Change starts when someone sees the next step.
William Drayton
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
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Aldous Huxley
If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, then make that change.
Michael Jackson, Man In The Mirro
If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine