Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.†
Laws change; people die; the land remains.
How often we speak of the great silences of the wilderness and of the importance of preserving them and the wonder and peace to be found there. When I think of them, I see the lakes and rivers of the North, the muskegs and expenses of tundra, the barren lands beyond all roads. I see the mountain ranges of the West and the high, rolling ridges of the Appalacians. I picture the deserts of the Southwest and their brilliant panoramas of color, the impenetrable swamp lands of the South. They will always be there and their beauty may not change, but should their silences be broken, they will never be the same.
Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my voice I can help the greatest of all causes - goodwill among men and peace on earth.
People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction
If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.
Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it. And the only possible way to accomplish this great change is to accord to women equal power in the making, shaping and controlling of the circumstances of life.
If the evidence says youre wrong, you dont have the right theory. You change the theory, not the evidence.
If someone were to prove to me- right this minute- that God, in all his luminescence, exists, it wouldn\\\'t change a single aspect of my behavior.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Any plan is bad which is not susceptible of change.
I am here to change and make policy. The culture of LAPD versus the community and honest/good officers needs to and will change. I am here to correct and calibrate your morale compasses to true north.
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
We shrink from change; yet is there anything that can come into being without it? What does Nature hold dearer, or more proper to herself? Could you have a hot bath unless the firewood underwent some change.. is it possible for any useful thing to be achieved without change? Do you not see, then, that change in yourself is of the same order, and no less necessary to Nature?
Keep constantly in mind in how many things you yourself have witnessed changes already. The universe is change, life is understanding.