Change Quotes

Harry s truman - men make history, and not the other way around....
The more things change the more they remain the same.
Alphonse Karr, Les Gu? pes

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Bertrand Russell
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
Thomas love peacock - names are changed more readily than doctrines,...
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.
Alfred North Whitehead

Luigi barzini - public and private food in america has become...
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
Everything is connected... no one thing can change by itself.
Paul Hawken
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
The minds of the everlasting gods are not changed suddenly.
Homer, The Odyssey
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
In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.
James Burgh
Become the change you want to see - Those are words I live by.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
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
All the means of action - The shapeless masses - The materials - Lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Change is good, but dollars are better.
Anonymous
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.
Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
Giordano Bruno
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Nothing endures but change.
Heraclitus, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
Dean Koontz
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo DaVinci, Notebooks (c. 1500)
To change and to change for the better are two different things.
German prove
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 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
Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour - By - Hour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
Laurence J. Pete
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
Jamie Lee Curtis
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
One thing we know for sure is that change is certain, progress is not.
Hilary Clinton
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought.
Lin Yutang
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.
George Bernard Shaw
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
Robyn Davidson
One person can have a profound effect on another. And two people... well, two people can work miracles. They can change a whole town. They can change the world.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Cicely, 1992
Our children change us? whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
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
If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.
Francois Fenelon
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Quintilian
Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change.
Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 speech