Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Change Quotes from famous persons: Joyce Meyer, Mickey Rourke, Bonnie Hammer, Mason Cooley, Erik Voorhees. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Change Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
The hardest thing in life to do is to change.
You can’t change how people act, but what you can change is how you react.
Social change comes through people.
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
Things do not change; we change.
Peaceful protest is a hallmark of our democracy. It has been in impetus for social change throughout our history.
All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for… reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
This pandemic has provided an opportunity to reset. This is our chance to accelerate our pre-pandemic efforts to reimagine economic systems, that actually address global challenges like extreme poverty, inequality and climate change.
Nothing endures but change.
Change can be frightening, and the temptation is often to resist it. But change almost always provides opportunities – to learn new things, to rethink tired processes, and to improve the way we work.
Climate change is sometimes misunderstood as being about changes in the weather. In reality it is about changes in our very way of life.
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
Change always seems impossible until it’s inevitable.
Epigenetics doesn’t change the genetic code, it changes how that’s read. Perfectly normal genes can result in cancer or death. Vice-versa, in the right environment, mutant genes won’t be expressed. Genes are equivalent to blueprints; epigenetics is the contractor. They change the assembly, the structure.
People can cry much easier than they can change.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation and consensus.
What’s happening in crypto – and certainly what’s happening at Ripple – we have an opportunity to fundamentally change the way global commerce is managed from a payments point of view.
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
Climate change is the greatest threat to humanity, perhaps ever. Global temperatures are rising at an unprecedented rate, causing drought and forest fires and impacting human health.
You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them.
As the world we live in is so unpredictable, the ability to learn and to adapt to change is imperative, alongside creativity, problem-solving, and communication skills.
For the timid, change is frightening; for the comfortable, change is threatening; but for the confident, change is opportunity.
It seems to me that more and more we’ve come to expect less and less from each other, and I think that should change.
The evidence for human-made climate change is overwhelming.
You can’t change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.
Practically everybody knows what it’s like to feel anxious, worried, nervous, afraid, uptight, or panicky. Often, anxiety is just a nuisance, but sometimes it can cripple you and prevent you from doing what you really want with your life. But I have some great news for you: You can change the way you feel.
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
A change in bad habits leads to a change in life.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
Like it or not, the world evolves, priorities change and so do you.
I do a lot of lectures on survival. I always say you can’t change what happened, so have a little wallow, feel very sorry for yourself, and then get up and move forward. You can’t change what happened.
How many Republicans does it take to change a light bulb? Three. One to mix the martinis, one to change the light bulb, and one to reminisce about how good the old one was.
If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
The sudden death of the leading man will cause change, making another man leader. Soon, but too late, the young man will attain high office. By land and sea, he will be feared.
A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Climate change is the environmental challenge of this generation, and it is imperative that we act before it’s too late.
Pop culture is a reflection of social change, not a cause of social change.
You can change friends but not neighbours.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
Power does not change you, it unmasks you.
I think it’s naive to pray for world peace if we’re not going to change the form in which we live.
Through consciousness, our minds have the power to change our planet and ourselves. It is time we heed the wisdom of the ancient indigenous people and channel our consciousness and spirit to tend the garden and not destroy it.
Asking questions is the first way to begin change.
We have to fight climate change like we actually want to win.
Change begets change as much as repetition reinforces repetition.
We’re all going to change. Otherwise, it’s boring.
Life is full of change and uncertainty. We know this. We experience it on a daily basis.
I mean, if you didn’t get it or if you didn’t feel like you enjoyed it, sometimes that experience can change.
I think there is an enormous sea change happening in the global workforce. It has a lot to do with globalization. I think that people used to have a hope for a career or meaningful employment, and its been reduced to internships, part-time work or just grossly underpaid work.
If you’re old, don’t try to change yourself, change your environment.
If you’re raised with a poverty mentality, nothing is going to change it. I do know some really stingy billionaires. I come from such a generation of hand-to-mouthers.
Ignorance is always afraid of change.
We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.
Change alone is unchanging.
I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.
A lot of people change for good. Some people just fall off. Just trying to progress in anything, no matter what you’re doing, I feel like any progression you make… some people aren’t gonna be around you that were around you.
The ability to change constantly and effectively is made easier by high-level continuity.
The world is at a big risk from climate change. We have to come up with solutions, to bring in a sustainable economy.
Kids deserve the right to think that they can change the world.
Political leaders can help change the psychological climate which affects the quality of relationships among people.
I’m always disappointed when people don’t live up to their potential. I know that a number of people look down on themselves and consequently on everybody who looks like them. But that, too, can change.
When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.
A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.
I don’t know if you can change things, but it’s a drop in the ocean.
Money is being made programmable. That’s a fundamental change with implications we can still barely see.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
It hasn’t always been easy. There’s a lot of hard moments. Sometimes you learn from the end of the bench. Sometimes you learn from injuries. Sometimes you learn the most through the hard things. If you can keep a good attitude and keep on working, eventually situations change, and you can put those things to use.
To change what you get, you must change who you are.
If you love someone – like, truly love someone – I don’t think that ever goes away. But what does change is your perspective on the relationship and the dynamic.
As with anything creative, change is inevitable.
A change of scenery can help everything.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
If you want to change the world, find someone to help you paddle.
If you’re going to change things, you have to be with the people who hold the levers.
When you are through changing, you are through.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Famous pivot stories are often failures but you don’t need to fail before you pivot. All a pivot is is a change is strategy without a change in vision. Whenever entrepreneurs see a new way to achieve their vision – a way to be more successful – they have to remain nimble enough to take it.
Wind and other clean, renewable energy will help end our reliance on fossil fuels and combat the severe threat that climate change poses to humans and wildlife alike.
I can’t change my personality. I’ll always smile, but I’ll be more focused.
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.
Just because everything is different doesn’t mean anything has changed.
If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.
If we want a great nation, we have to change it ourselves.
Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
All I want to do is change the world.
Climate change isn’t something people get to choose to believe or not: it’s happening.
I don’t go by or change my attitude based on what people say. At the end of the day, they, too, are judging me from their perspective. I would rather be myself and let people accept me for what I am than be somebody who I am not, just because I want people’s approval.
The way to bring about change is to be proactive and active.
The moment you’ve convinced someone that you truly understand her dreams and feelings, mental and behavioral change becomes possible, and the foundation for a breakthrough has been laid.
Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change – it can not only move us, it makes us move.
The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.
Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that’s a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.
I absolutely don’t care about my looks and I’m so used to them that I wouldn’t change a thing. I would end up missing my defects.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
It is not strange… to mistake change for progress.
There is nothing permanent except change.
My attitude is govern as if you’ve run your last race. That’s not to say I’ve run my last race, but govern with a liberation and a freedom; change your mind frame to operate that way.
Every player needs a little time to adjust to new teammates and the mentality of the coach when you change clubs.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I’m still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career.
People don’t change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so.
Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they’d originally anticipated.
Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.
Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.
But change must always be balanced with some degree of consistency.
I just change with the times. I really don’t have a say in what’s going on. Music was here before me.
I am invariably late for appointments – sometimes as much as two hours. I’ve tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing.
Life is change.
What politicians want to create is irreversible change because when you leave office someone changes it back again.
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.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
Change is inevitable, change will always happen, but you have to apply direction to change, and that’s when it’s progress.
I think you should always bear in mind that entropy is not on your side.
If someone doesn’t like something, it’s their prerogative not to like it. It’s not possible to please everyone. That doesn’t mean that I’m going to change my mental make-up. I follow my instinct.
I believe activism is the true source of change in the world. Pushing to change social structures in communities that you are a part of is critical for making real lasting change.
People don’t want to experience change; they just want to wake up, and it’s different.
I feel very lucky to have grown up having interaction with adults who were making change but who were far from perfect beings. That feeling of not being paralyzed by your incredible inadequacy as a human being, which I feel every day, is a part of the legacy that I’ve gotten from so many of the adult elders.
Education is and will be the most powerful tool for individual and social change, and we must do all that it takes to facilitate it.
We are all living together on a single planet, which is threatened by our own actions. And if you don’t have some kind of global cooperation, nationalism is just not on the right level to tackle the problems, whether it’s climate change or whether it’s technological disruption.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
It was like a complicit – there was complicity between the churches and the state in taking care of the ‘Indian problem,’ solving the ‘Indian problem,’ and trying to change who we were.
Change doesn’t always mean progress, but the status quo isn’t always the best result either. It is merely the most convenient.
If you ask what you are going to do about global warming, the only rational answer is to change the way in which we do transportation, energy production, agriculture and a good deal of manufacturing. The problem originates in human activity in the form of the production of goods.
Climate change is crap.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Don’t try to change anybody. And they should let you be yourself, ‘You loved me when you met me, so let’s keep going!’
Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.
This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.
Never too late to change your relationship with somebody in your life.
My experience is listen, see, feel – and then think about what you change.
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
The notion of superhumans is using bioengineering and artificial intelligence to upgrade human abilities. If they use the power to change themselves, to change their own minds, their own desires, then we have no idea what they will want to do.
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.
We live in a changing world, but we need to be reminded that the important things have not changed, and the important things will not change if we keep our priorities in proper order.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.
I feel confident imposing change on myself. It’s a lot more fun progressing than looking back. That’s why I need to throw curve balls.
I really think the Patriot Act violates our Constitution. It was, it is, an illegal act. The Congress, the Senate and the president cannot change the Constitution.
Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
Unprecedented technological capabilities combined with unlimited human creativity have given us tremendous power to take on intractable problems like poverty, unemployment, disease, and environmental degradation. Our challenge is to translate this extraordinary potential into meaningful change.
I have seen how effective language attached to policies that are mainstream and delivered by people who are passionate and effective can change the course of history.
Some people change when they think they’re a star or something.
Sometimes you don’t want to get married too much to a lot of rehearsing, I feel, when it comes to film, because there’s so many technicalities. So if I’m in my head, I’ve gotten settled on something, I’m gonna have to change it if I get there and something was set that’s completely different.
The blockchain is the financial challenge of our time. It is going to change the way that our financial world operates.
Money is always there but the pockets change; it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money.
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
People change with time. There are things that happened to a person in his childhood and years later they seem to him alien and strange. I am trying to decipher that child. Sometimes he is a stranger to me. When you think about when you were 14, don’t you feel a certain alienation?
I’m very interested in how people change.
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
What is Apple, after all? Apple is about people who think ‘outside the box,’ people who want to use computers to help them change the world, to help them create things that make a difference, and not just to get a job done.
It only takes one person to mobilize a community and inspire change. Even if you don’t feel like you have it in you, it’s in you. You have to believe in yourself. People will see your vision and passion and follow you.
Change is never easy, and it often creates discord, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
It’s normal in a top club that people change.
You change your life by changing your heart.
Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
We don’t need no more danger, we don’t need no more difficulties, we don’t need no more misunderstanding, and we don’t need no more violence. We need the people to see each other and know of each other, feel each other, touch each other, share with each other, and change hearts with each other.
Conversion is a change of masters. Will we not do as much for our new master, the Lord Jesus, as we did once for our old tyrant lusts?
Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right.
North Korea cannot change because its people don’t realize that there is an alternative to their suffering.
The only constant in the technology industry is change.
One encounter with Jesus Christ is enough to change you, instantly, forever.
Whether I’m a bit of an old soul or not, I am who I am, and that doesn’t change, whether I’m with adults or with my friends.
It may be that there is no such thing as an equable motion, whereby time may be accurately measured. All motions may be accelerated or retarded, but the true, or equable, progress of absolute time is liable to no change.
Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin.
The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux.
When it becomes more difficult to suffer than to change… you will change.
I have been described as the grandfather of climate change. In fact, I am just a grandfather and I do not want my grandchildren to say that grandpa understood what was happening but didn’t make it clear.
Especially in technology, we need revolutionary change, not incremental change.
Scientists use satellites to track weather, map ice sheet melting, detect diseases, show ecosystem change… the list goes on and on. I think nearly every scientific field benefits or could benefit from satellite imagery analysis.
When you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
‘Movement is life;’ and it is well to be able to forget the past, and kill the present by continual change.
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
Anything can change, because the smartphone revolution is still in the early stages.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
Climate change is analogous to Lincoln and slavery or Churchill and Nazism: it’s not the kind of thing where you can compromise.
Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment.
Logic will never change emotion or perception.
Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
The times change, and if you don’t change with them, you get left behind.
It takes but one person, one moment, one conviction, to start a ripple of change.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
There can be no democracy without truth. There can be no truth without controversy, there can be no change without freedom. Without freedom there can be no progress.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
Change before you have to.
Change takes courage.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.
Climate change is a global problem. The planet is warming because of the growing level of greenhouse gas emissions from human activity. If this trend continues, truly catastrophic consequences are likely to ensue from rising sea levels, to reduced water availability, to more heat waves and fires.
If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.
Coy Wire played in the NFL for 9 years and is now a motivational speaker and has a book out called ‘Change Your Mind.’ He is an amazing person with such positive energy! When Kroy and I first met and started dating, there weren’t a whole lot of people that supported us, but Coy always did.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
All men can and will change. But there’s only one woman we’re going to change for.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
You put high heels on and you change.
Experience should be a plus as long as it doesn’t become complacency. If you say, ‘We’re not going to change; we didn’t do it that way before,’ then you’ve become too old.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.
If I said it once, I’ll say it again: ‘We have the power to change everything.’
I’m interested in things that change the world or that affect the future and wondrous, new technology where you see it, and you’re like, ‘Wow, how did that even happen? How is that possible?’
As soon as the printing press started flooding Europe with books, people were complaining that there were too many books and that it was going to change philosophy and the course of human thought in ways that wouldn’t necessarily be good.
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
Both Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama pursued policies of regime change after 9/11 – with Bush removing al-Qaida’s safe haven in Afghanistan and the sadistic anti-American dictator Saddam Hussein in Iraq – but Obama took it a step further and disregarded regional stability as a guiding factor for U.S. policy.
Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
I want a real revolution, a real change in society: society, a great organic mass of well-regulated forces used for the bringing-about a happy life for all.
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change – this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change – as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.
Never forget: This very moment, we can change our lives. There never was a moment, and never will be, when we are without the power to alter our destiny. This second, we can turn the tables on Resistance. This second, we can sit down and do our work.
The truth doesn’t change. It was the same when Moses got the Ten Commandments as it is today. That’s the thing about the truth. That’s the thing about real. It doesn’t change and it doesn’t have to change. Now you can put it in a different book, but it’s still real. It’s still the truth.
The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution.
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.
As a daughter of a former NAACP chapter president, I know all too well how everyday people can change lives and create progress so many others consider ‘impossible.’
I want art to make me think. In order to do that, it may piss me off, or make me uncomfortable. That promotes awareness and change, or at least some discussion.
To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.
Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.
You can’t change history. These things happened the way they did. What you can change is how you look at it and how you understand that it takes the good moments and it takes the difficult moments to move forward.
Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
We shall never change our political leaders until we change the people who elect them.
Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change.
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
We should all feel confident in our intelligence. By the way, intelligence to me isn’t just being book-smart or having a college degree; it’s trusting your gut instincts, being intuitive, thinking outside the box, and sometimes just realizing that things need to change and being smart enough to change it.
We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.
It is really interesting to change your hair color after being blond your entire life.
Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
The more you drive positive change, the more enhanced your business model.
As human beings we do change, grow, adapt, perhaps even learn and become wiser.
Music is sunshine. Like sunshine, music is a powerful force that can instantly and almost chemically change your entire mood. Music gives us new energy and a stronger sense of purpose.
There is no death, only a change of worlds.
I never wanted to give in to my condition. My life changed a lot but I didn’t want it to change my dreams or goals.
Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn.
It’s impossible, I think, however much I’d become disillusioned politically or evolve into a post-political person, I don’t think I’d ever change my view that socialism is the best political moment humans have ever come up with.
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!
A zebra does not change its spots.
We have a duty to show up in the world with meaning and purpose and commitment to doing good. And to use any privilege that we have to make positive change and to disrupt oppressive systems.
On climate change, we often don’t fully appreciate that it is a problem. We think it is a problem waiting to happen.
The more things change, the more they are the same.
Make no mistake about it: Change is hard, but change is necessary.
We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future.
True change takes place in the imagination.
Don’t manage – lead change before you have to.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.
It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realize that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality.
‘True Detective‘ did change my career.
Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life.
Change is the one thing we can be sure of.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
All is connected… no one thing can change by itself.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.
Things don’t have to change the world to be important.
Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.
Change comes from reflection.
I don’t think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.
In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.
We can’t change the past but we can learn from history and remember the important things – the sacrifices our loved ones made, and the price of our freedom today.
Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.
If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.
People will always try to change you. They will always want you to be who they want you to be. That’s fine because I’ll always be exactly who I want to be.
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
I don’t believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
I’m a proud New Zealander, and I represent Paralympics New Zealand. I love what I do, and I do it because I love it. The passion is unbelievable in every race I do. I have the ambition to change things outside the pool, too.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
You cannot change a person. Let them be. Let them be the way they are.
I would like to be remembered, if I am remembered at all, as being a catalyst for change in the world, change for good.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Being ready isn’t enough; you have to be prepared for a promotion or any other significant change.
We all have to change with the times… it keeps you younger; it’s a new challenge.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
One of the big questions in the climate change debate: Are humans any smarter than frogs in a pot? If you put a frog in a pot and slowly turn up the heat, it won’t jump out. Instead, it will enjoy the nice warm bath until it is cooked to death. We humans seem to be doing pretty much the same thing.
Wealth brings with it refinement, the spirit of conservation, while poverty inspires adventurous ideas, the desire to change things, and has little care for life.
Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.
If you’re not changing, you’re not growing; you’re not being present. Change is essential.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.
We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance… And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us.
The ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
How do you change the world? Bring people together. Where is the easiest big place to bring people together? In the work environment.
Opinions are made to be changed – or how is truth to be got at?
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.
No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
For changes to be of any true value, they’ve got to be lasting and consistent.
I do think that you can dress yourself out of a problem. The way that a haircut and a new pair of pants can make you feel is better than any therapist, because when you look in the mirror, you see a different person – you are a different person. It’s superficial change that can lead to real change.
A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
The basic thing a man should know is how to change a tyre and how to drive a tractor. Whatever that bearded dude is doing on the Dos Equis beer commercials sets the bar. That’s your guy. Every man should be aiming to be like him. The beard is just the tip of the iceberg.
You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripple for change.
The president can’t change the country on his own. But what can he do? He can give an example.
Empowering the individual means empowering the nation. And empowerment is best served through rapid economic growth with rapid social change.
My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in.
Everything depends on our ability to sustainably inhabit this earth, and true sustainability will require us all to change our way of thinking on how we take from the earth and how we give back.
There is a need for financial reform along ethical lines that would produce in its turn an economic reform to benefit everyone. This would nevertheless require a courageous change of attitude on the part of political leaders.
It’s always hard to deal with injuries mentally, but I like to think about it as a new beginning. I can’t change what happened, so the focus needs to go toward healing and coming back stronger than before.
You don’t have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life’s about change.
You are who you are and what you are because of what has gone into your mind. You can change who you are and what you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy.
A hero is someone right who doesn’t change.
Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.
Is the modern social pattern of unending change and movement the cause of two modern diseases, insecurity and dissatisfaction? How lucky Thomas Hood was to be able to write, ‘I remember, I remember the house where I was born.’ I don’t even know what mine looked like!
Change in all things is sweet.
Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It’s the impetus for creating change.
I don’t think any country is perfect. It’s our responsibility to do the best we can do to change the things we don’t like. I think that’s part of social responsibility, and everybody is going to do that in their own way.
There are many things we do not want about the world. Let us not just mourn them. Let us change them.
Don’t change on me. Don’t extort me unless you intend to do it forever.
If you never change your mind, why have one?
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
I am who I am, and I can’t change that. It’s not something I’ve labored over.
There is no fundamental social change by being simply of individual and interpersonal actions. You have to have organizations and institutions that make a fundamental difference.
People who are alone all the time never grow. Those hermits just stay the same. It’s only through relationships. Relationships change us and make us grow.
Words are powerful; if you change your words, you can change your life.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
The key to change… is to let go of fear.
Change is always tough. Even for those who see themselves as agents of change, the process of starting a new thing can cause times of disorientation, uncertainty and insecurity.
I’m living with every step. I can’t live with regret. The past is the past. I’m not worried about it. I can’t change it. I can’t fix it. It is what it is. I’m just living.
Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.
The most important thing is, Do you have the courage to admit that you’re wrong? And do you change? The most important thing to me as a CEO is that we keep the courage.
Repentance means you change your mind so deeply that it changes you.
I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.
Yankees don’t understand that the Southern way of talking is a language of nuance. What we can do in the South is we can take a word and change it just a little bit and make it mean something altogether different.
I want to be able to look back and say, ‘I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.
Trust me, you can’t change anything without causing some degree of disruption. It’s impossible, that is exactly what change is. Some people are uncomfortable with the disruption that change causes, but the disruption is necessary if anything is going to change.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
People change all the time.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
In the future, we will probably see cyber operations that change or manipulate electronic information to compromise its integrity instead of simply deleting the access to it.
Change is always good. It brings you to a new place.
The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn’t it?
Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book.
An experimental idea doesn’t have to be separated from a mainstream context. The really exciting thing is where those two things are together. That’s where you can get real change.
Don’t be afraid to take risks. Create a vision for you life. Be a leader in your own life. Give of yourself selflessly to make a positive change in another human being.
No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It’s because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand change.
The only way to permanently change the temperature in the room is to reset the thermostat. In the same way, the only way to change your level of financial success ‘permanently’ is to reset your financial thermostat. But it is your choice whether you choose to change.
We say keep your change, we’ll keep our God, our guns, our constitution.
Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
I can’t really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don’t see why I should.