Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental counduct 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.
Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express
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.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction
Change is the only constant
The successful always has a number of projects planned, to which he looks forward. Anyone of them could change the course of his life overnight.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The key to change... is to let go of fear.
We must become the change we want to see.
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.
All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to man, increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster.
Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.
2,000 years ago one man got nailed to a tree for saying how great it would be if everyone was nice to each other for a change.
The difference between animals and humans is that animals change themselves for the environment, but humans change the environment for themselves.
People don't expect government to solve all their problems. But they sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity remain open to all. They know we can do better.
The issue of climate change is one that we ignore at our own peril. There may still be disputes about exactly how much we're contributing to the warming of the earth's atmosphere and how much is naturally occurring, but what we can be scientifically certain of is that our continued use of fossil fuels is pushing us to a point of no return. And unless we free ourselves from a dependence on these fossil fuels and chart a new course on energy in this country, we are condemning future generations to global catastrophe.
Today we're seeing that climate change is about more than a few unseasonably mild winters or hot summers. It's about the chain of natural catastrophes and devastating weather patterns that global warming is beginning to set off around the world.. the frequency and intensity of which are breaking records thousands of years old.
We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don't blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may need fertilizer, or more water, or less sun. You never blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or our family, we blame the other person. But if we know how to take care of them, they will grow well, like the lettuce. Blaming has no positive effect at all, nor does trying to persuade using reason and argument. That is my experience. If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change.
If we have Senators and Congressmen there that can't protect themselves against the evil temptations of lobbyists, we don't need to change our lobbies, we need to change our representatives