Change Quotes

Karl marx (1845), theses on feuerbach (thesis xi) - the philosophers have only interpreted the world,...
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

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
There are still normal people around, they just changed the definition of normal.
Michael Masukawa
Lewis thomas, the medusa and the snail (1979) - we pass the word around; we ponder how the case...
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.
Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989

Maya angelou - i can be changed by what happens to me. but i...
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
W. Edwards Deming
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent it is the one that is most adaptable to change.
Charles Robert Darwin
The public interest is best served by the free exchange of ideas.
Judge John Kane, US District Court
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
Doug Larson
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commage
All appears to change when we change.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, then make that change.
Michael Jackson, Man In The Mirro
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Aldous Huxley
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
Will Durant
What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. ... If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
Soren Kierkegaard
Everything is connected... no one thing can change by itself.
Paul Hawken
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
Albert Einstein, Telegram, 24 May 1946
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.
Let the world change you and you can change the world. Deje el mundo cambiarle y usted puede cambiar el mundo.
Che Guevara
Change starts when someone sees the next step.
William Drayton
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
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
Benjamin Disraeli
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves otherwise we harden.
Johann von Goethe
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
Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
Alvin Toffle
All things must change to something new, to something strange.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Everything passes. Everything changes. Just do what you think you should do.
Bob Dylan, "To Ramona".
The more things change, the more they remain... insane.
Michael Fry and T. Lewis, Over the Hedge, 05 - 09 - 04
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
I believe that individuals can make a difference in society. Since periods of change such as the present one come so rarely in human history, it is up to each of us to make the best use of our time to help create a happier world.
The Dalai Lama, 1992 Speech
Our destiny changes with our thought we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
Orison Swett Marden
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
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 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
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
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age.
Oswald Mosley
Our children change us? whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991