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Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw

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

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

Resistance to Change comes from your Ego.

Gordana Biernat

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

Small actions can cause great harm, especially when those actions become habits. So just a little tiny change in the right place at the right time, everything will be much better.

Woody Haldrugold

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

The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.

Richard Clark

The best time to learn to change the tyre of your life is before you have a flat one.

Vikrant Parsai

The broad foundation upon which our Constitution rests being the people—a breath of theirs having made, as a breath can unmake, change, or modify it—it can be assigned to none of the great divisions of government but to that of democracy.

William Henry Harrison

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