Famous Change Quotes

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The more things change, the more they are the same.

Alphonse Karr

The more things change, the more they remain... insane.

Michael Fry and T. Lewis, Over the Hedge, 05-09-04

The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who Is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost invariably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And if he is not romantic personally, he is apt to spread discontent among those who are.

Henry Louis Mencken

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

The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.

Maya Angelou

The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.

Maya Angelou

The only complicated things worth fighting for will change the world in some way and/or make you lots of money, and a complicated relationship will only keep you from doing either.

Ingrid Weir

The only lasting trauma is the one we suffer without positive change.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn...and change.

Carl R. Rogers

The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.

Bret Harte

The past can never change but future is still in your power

Azhar Sabri

The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects -- making it possible to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.

Susan Sontag

The pessimist complains about the wind the optimist expects it to change the realist adjusts the sails.

William Arthur Ward

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

John Maxwell

The philosophers have already perceived the world in various ways; the point is to change it.

Karl Marx, from "The Eleventh Thesis on Feuerbach"

The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it.

Karl Marx (1845), Theses on Feuerbach (Thesis XI)

The power to change your life lies in the simplest of steps."

Steve Maraboli

The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go on for years without realizing that love must change into some other love which is so unlike it that it can hardly be recognized as love at all.

Iris Murdoch

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

The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds.

R. D. Laing

The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.

Max Lerner

The reason we feel old is cuz we live old...change the way you live and you"ll change the way you feel.

Sharday Williams

The remarkable thing we have is a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.

Charles R. Swindoll

The Revolution was effected before the War commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people, was the real American Revolution.

John Adams

The self-image is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.

Maxwell Maltz

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