Change Quotes

I'm like an eight year old with the dressing-up box. I have the luxury of being able to change on a whim.

Kylie Minogue

The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.

William Cowper

Be with your Self in the stillness. Do this often. Just be for a while, even for only a moment. It can change everything.

Neale Donald Walsch

And I think being a good director is being able to be completely tyrannical and you?ve got to be an absolute dictator while at the same time, you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime.

Bob Balaban

I think you have an obligation to be an optimist. Because if you're not, nothing will change.

Ron Silver

Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate, systematic plan of reducing [a people] to slavery.

Thomas Jefferson

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

Carl Rogers

People change and forget to tell each other.

Lillian Hellman

As a standup, I try to change the world. As an entertainer, I try to entertain. And as a lesbian, I try to pick up the prettiest girl in the room.

Lea DeLaria

Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, "Lighthouses" as the poet said "erected in the sea of time." They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind, Books are humanity in print.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Karl Marx

Thinking about profound social change, conservatives always expect disaster, while revolutionaries confidentially expect utopia. Both are wrong.

Carolyn Heilbrun

One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds

Frank Zappa

The real threat is fraud due to impersonation, and the tactics of impersonation will change in response to the defenses. Two-factor authentication will force criminals to modify their tactics, that's all. In the long term, all it does is move the bad guys to a new tactic.

Bruce Schneier

A great bridge is a great monument which should serve to make known the splendour and genius of a nation; one should not occupy oneself with efforts to perfect it architecturally, for taste is always susceptible to change, but to conserve always in its form and decoration the character of solidity which is proper.

Jean Peronnet

Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society...

Dean Gordon Brown

Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you.

Jon Bon Jovi

Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian.

Emma Goldman

Necessity is the author of change

Tim Hansel

Buddhism holds that everything is in constant flux. Thus the question is whether we are to accept change passively and be swept away by it or whether we are to take the lead and create positive changes on our own initiative. While conservatism and self-protection might be likened to winter, night, and death, the spirit of pioneering and attempting to realize ideals evokes images of spring, morning, and birth.

Daisaku Ikeda

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states

Carol Welch

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.

Stephen R. Covey

A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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