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All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All things change, nothing perishes.

Ovid

All things must change to something new, to something strange.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!

Greg Anderson

America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement. No natural boundary seems to be set to the efforts of man and in his eyes what is not yet done is only what he has not attempted to do. - from Democracy in America

Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

Arnold Bennett

Any change, even for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

Arnold Bennett

Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.

Bernard Baruch

As it was 189 years ago, so today the cause of America is a revolutionary cause. And I am proud this morning to salute you as fellow revolutionaries. Neither you nor I are willing to accept the tyranny of poverty, nor the dictatorship of ignorance, nor the despotism of ill health, nor the oppression of bias and prejudice and bigotry. We want change. We want progress. We want it both abroad and at homeand we aim to get it.

Lyndon B. Johnson

As life runs on, the road grows strange With faces new,-and near the end The milestones into headstones change, 'Neath every one a friend.

James Russell Lowell

Ask yourself Have you been kind today Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.

Annie Lennox

Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.

Annie Lennox

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

At my time of life opinions are tolerably fixed. It is not likely that I should now see or hear anything to change them.

Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

At present, we have a policy-response (to climate change) shaped by sophisticated climate science, brilliant technology and pop behaviourism, based on simple assumptions about carrot-and-stick incentives.

David Fleming

At the beginning of a great national change, the patriot is a scarce man: scorned, ridiculed and forgotten. When his cause succeeds, however, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.

Mark Twain

Bad timing can change our perfect future together and separate us forever without even letting us know. Smile....... we'll never know.

Loreta

Bank on a life, saving towards the certainty of change Ledger all the happiness, pencil in to rearrange Withdraw all the worry Deposit all the faith Compound all the experience and Recognize when the payment is late.

Unknown

Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou

Akhenaten

Bebop was about change, about evolution. It wasn't about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.

Miles Davis

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Become the change you want to see - those are words I live by.

Oprah Winfrey

Blindness and error can change a life as surely as judgment and reason can.

M. Morris

Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.

Jesse Louis Jackson

By six qualities may a fool be known: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without motive; inquiry, without an object; trust in a stranger; and incapacity to discriminate between friend and foe.

Arabic Proverb

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