Change Quotes

Will durant - civilization exists by geological consent,...
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Charles Darwin

Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
John Kenneth Galbraith
None of us knows what the next change is going to be, what unexpected opportunity is just around the corner, waiting a few months or a few years to change all the tenor of our lives.
Kathleen Norris
Reinhold niebuhr, in a sermon in 1943 - god, give us grace to accept with serenity the...
If we can recognize that change and uncertainty are basic principles, we can greet the future and the transformation we are undergoing with the understanding that we do not know enough to be pessimistic.
Hazel Henderson

Denis watley - forget about the consequences of failure. failure...
Everyone hates change because change brings the unknown.
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Asking to meet with Italian businessmen instead of government officials. I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.
Nikita Khrushchev
There is no reason for anyone in the country, for anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use, a handgun. The only way to control handguns use in this country is to prohibit the guns. And the only way to do that is to change the Constitution.
Michael Gartne
In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned find themselves equipped to live in a world which no longer exists.
Eric Hoffe
The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
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
No great leader in history fought to prevent change.
John Maxwell, 21 Indispensible Qualities of a Leade
I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
Camille Paglia
Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Maya Angelou
The primary purpose of the Data statement is to give names to constants; instead of referring to pi as 3. 141592653589793 at every appearance, the variable Pi can be given that value with a Data statement and used instead of the longer form of the constant. This also simplifies modifying the program, should the value of pi change.
Fortran manual for Xerox Computers
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead
The more things change, the more they are the same.
Alphonse Ka
I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.
Nikita Khrushchev
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Confucius
I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket.
Sylvia Plath
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
The cost of a things is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds; and I very rarely change it.
Margaret Thatche
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
We must become the change we want to see.
Mahatma Gandhi
Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before.
Luigi Barzini
This one step - - Choosing a goal and sticking to it - - Changes everything.
Scott Reed
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mood of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change for happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
Charles Langbridge Morgan
Change is scientific, progress is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.
Bertrand Russell
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Joseph Parry
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
The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
Maya Angelou
Unles we change direction, we are likely to wind up where we are headed.
Chinese Prove
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
The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Two Towers
Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing.
Andre Malraux
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