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Petrarch observes, that we change language, habits, laws, customs, manners, but not vices, not diseases, not the symptoms of folly and madness?they are still the same. And as a river, we see, keeps the like name and place, but not water, and yet ever runs, our times and persons alter, vices are the same, and ever be. Look how nightingales sang of old, cocks crowed, kine lowed, sheep bleated, sparrows chirped, dogs barked, so they do still: we keep our madness still, play the fool still; we are of the same humours and inclinations as our predecessors were; you shall find us all alike, much as one, we and our sons, and so shall our posterity continue to the last.

Burton

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. Tozer

Popularity It is glory's small change.

Victor Hugo

Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.

Sren Aaby Kierkegaard

Progress is a nice word, but change is its motivator and change has enemies.

Robert F. Kennedy

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Thse who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

George Santayana

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the first stage of life the mind is frivolous and easily distracted, it misses progress by failing in consecutiveness and persistence. This is the condition of children and barbarians, in which instinct has learned nothing from experience.

George Santayana, The Life of Reason, Volume 1, 1905

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. Peter

Reasons are to an argument as Obstacles are to a bullet The Weak ones get wrecked while the stronger ones force it to change its course!!!!

Siddharth Astir

Religions change; beer and wine remain.

Hervey Allen

Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits, values, expectations, dreams. The dialectic between past and future will continue to form our lives.

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change. And in observing himself a man notices that self-observation itself brings about certain changes in his inner processes. He begins to understand that self-observation is an instrument of self-change, a means of awakening.

G. I. Gurdjieff

Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life.

Author Unknown

Since many things we see were once an idea, let us create good ideas today because they will be the realities of tomorrow! When you create an idea, do not forget that you shape the future! Idea is your God side! With ideas, you can change the universe, but only with very great ideas!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Since many things we see were once an idea, let us create good ideas today because they will be the realities of tomorrow! When you create an idea, do not forget that you shape the future! Idea is your God side! With ideas, you can change the universe, but only with very great ideas!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.

Philip Crosby, Reflections on Quality

Some men Change their party for the sake of their principles and others changetheir principles for the sake of their party.

IrfanAhmadMalla

Some people change. Most people don't. Accepting this makes it much harder for them to disappoint you.

Ingrid Weir

Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.

Margaret Cho

Television is simultaneously blamed, often by the same people, for worsening the world and for being powerless to change it.

Clive James

Tell me where I can escape death: discover for me the country, show me the men to whom I must go, whom death does not visit. Discover to me a charm against death. If I have not one, what do you wish me to do? I cannot escape from death, but shall I die lamenting and trembling? . . . Therefore if I am able to change externals according to my wish, I change them: but if I cannot, I am ready to tear the eyes out of him who hinders me.

Epictetus

That's the risk you take if you change that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.

Lisa Alther

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

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.

Alfred North Whitehead

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change.

A. N. Whitehead

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