We have collected the best Change Quotes by famous authors including Naomi Campbell, Irene Peter, Kin Hubbard, E. O. Wilson, Guy Spier and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
It’s a new challenge to see how people can change your look. I like words like transformation, reinvention, and chameleon. Because one word I don’t like is predictable.
Just because everything is different doesn’t mean anything has changed.
Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.
Change will come slowly, across generations, because old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false.
From time to time, you have seminal personalities who really change the way the world sees itself – people like Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela. Warren Buffett is that kind of person in the business world.
Think of it this way: If you got a flat tire, what would you do? Change the tire? Or get out of the car and slash the other three tires? No! Get back on the road. Don’t dwell on it; don’t beat yourself up. That gets you nowhere.
I’ve seen firsthand that being president doesn’t change who you are. It reveals who you are.
Great companies start because the founders want to change the world… not make a fast buck.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
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.
Climate change is the environmental challenge of this generation, and it is imperative that we act before it’s too late.
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.
Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
I think we all change each other’s paths. I don’t know which law idea that is in physics, but I don’t think any of us can live without affecting one another.
I believe that the purpose for which I and my fellow soldiers entered upon this war should have been so clearly stated as to have made it impossible to change them, and that, had this been done, the objects which actuated us would now be attainable by negotiation.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
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.
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else’s life forever.
Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts.
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
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.
Metamorphosis has always been the greatest symbol of change for poets and artists. Imagine that you could be a caterpillar one moment and a butterfly the next.
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
One of the things that has to be faced is the process of waiting to change the system, how much we have got to do to find out who we are, where we have come from and where we are going.
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.
Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation and consensus.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Death means change our clothes. Clothes become old, then time to come change. So this body become old, and then time come, take young body.
Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.
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.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
When sustainability is viewed as being a matter of survival for your business, I believe you can create massive change.
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!
It’s never too late to get fit; it’s never too late to feel good and confident and change the way you eat and train. Just give it a go and momentum will take you the rest of the way.
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.
The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
If we want a great nation, we have to change it ourselves.
Bravery is the engine of change.
Asking questions is the first way to begin change.
I don’t know if you can change things, but it’s a drop in the ocean.
A hero is someone right who doesn’t change.
Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.
Americans have so far put up with inequality because they felt they could change their status. They didn’t mind others being rich, as long as they had a path to move up as well. The American Dream is all about social mobility in a sense – the idea that anyone can make it.
‘Movement is life;’ and it is well to be able to forget the past, and kill the present by continual change.
There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment – and you start to decline.
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.
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.
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.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
Originals are nonconformists, people who not only have new ideas but take action to champion them. They are people who stand out and speak up. Originals drive creativity and change in the world. They’re the people you want to bet on.
The way to bring about change is to be proactive and active.
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.
My experience is listen, see, feel – and then think about what you change.
Power does not change you, it unmasks you.
When I start a picture, I always have a script, but I change it every day. I put in what occurs to me that day out of my imagination. You start on a voyage; you know where you will end up but not what will occur along the way. You want to be surprised.
Change before you have to.
Change alone is unchanging.
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.
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.
Where educators are raising and combining their voices, the seeds of positive change have emerged. Collective voice, exercised through the union, is power – the power to drive real change for our kids, families and communities.
Climate change is moving faster than we are, but we don’t give up because we know that climate action is the only path.
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Every single person has the power to change the world and help people.
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.
Change makes you find your calling, your legacy, and God’s divine plan for your life. Don’t run from it.
I’m not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I’ve always been a freak. So I’ve been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I’m one of those people.
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.
The great growling engine of change – technology.
To be hopeful means to be uncertain about the future, to be tender toward possibilities, to be dedicated to change all the way down to the bottom of your heart.
My dad always said, ‘Don’t worry what people think, because you can’t change it.’
In many ways, writing is the act of saying ‘I,’ of imposing oneself upon other people, of saying, ‘Listen to me, see it my way, change your mind.’ It’s an aggressive, even a hostile act.
The world is changing quickly and we must be ready to change with it or risk being left behind.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
Every few years, I change my look for the simple reason that I get bored. If you Google Image me, you will see so many different looks: long hair, short hair, clean shaven, beard, etc.
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.
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.
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.
Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.
Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.
The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
Change is inevitable, change will always happen, but you have to apply direction to change, and that’s when it’s progress.
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.
It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves.
I think there’s a weapon of cynicism to say, ‘Protest doesn’t work. Organizing doesn’t work. Y’all are a bunch of hippies. You know, it doesn’t do anything,’ because, frankly, it’s said out of fear, because it is a potent force for political change.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
To change what you get, you must change who you are.
Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
I think there are more politicians in favor of electric cars than against. There are still some that are against, and I think the reasoning for that varies depending on the person, but in some cases, they just don’t believe in climate change – they think oil will last forever.
You can’t stay the same. If you’re a musician and a singer, you have to change, that’s the way it works.
I would like to be remembered, if I am remembered at all, as being a catalyst for change in the world, change for good.
We need the compassion and the courage to change the conditions that support our suffering. Those conditions are things like ignorance, bitterness, negligence, clinging, and holding on.
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.
You change your life by changing your heart.
A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
I don’t know what religious people do. I kind of wished I’d been a Christian with the blind faith that God is doing the right thing. As a Buddhist, you feel like you have more control over the situation, and that you can change your karma.
On an increasingly crowded planet, humanity faces many threats – but none is greater than climate change. It magnifies every hazard and tension of our existence.
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.
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!’
I benefit from a change of scenery; it’s always inspiring.
An Internet meme is a hijacking of the original idea. Instead of mutating by random change and spreading by a form of Darwinian selection, Internet memes are altered deliberately by human creativity. There is no attempt at accuracy of copying, as with genes – and as with memes in their original version.
The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds.
You must change in order to survive.
The times change, and if you don’t change with them, you get left behind.
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
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.
Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not… We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them.
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 emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it.
Don’t manage – lead change before you have to.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
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.
Labor believes in sustainability. We believe in acting on climate change, not just talking about it.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
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.
The experience of reading a printed comic book will never change, but now, thanks to the digital age, there are many different ways to enjoy the same story. Digital comic books, of course, can be interactive in many different ways, allowing the reader to feel like a participant in the story.
When it becomes more difficult to suffer than to change… you will change.
For people who have… had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me.
We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers – but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.
You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.
Our only security is our ability to change.
When you read the New Testament, you see the Holy Spirit was supposed to change everything so that this gathering of people who call themselves Christians had this supernatural element about them.
I’ve reached the point where I hardly care whether I live or die. The world will keep on turning without me, and I can’t do anything to change events anyway.
I think you should always bear in mind that entropy is not on your side.
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 changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
Don’t time travel into the past, roaming through the nuances as if they can change. Don’t bookmark pages you’ve already read.
I am very fortunate to work with people I have seen on the screen so many times and admired, and they are in the public eye, and I have seen how they handle it. There are definitely ways to just keep on enjoying the profession and the work. Other people tell me that things are going to change.
As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people’s ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Urbanization is not about simply increasing the number of urban residents or expanding the area of cities. More importantly, it’s about a complete change from rural to urban style in terms of industry structure, employment, living environment and social security.
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.
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.
You can’t change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you’re thinking about, you can put some fresh air in your brain.
Do not let friars enter your wine cellars for fear they will bless every barrel and change the wine into blood.
Change takes courage.
Change and growth is so painful. But it’s so necessary for us to evolve.
When you’re a catalyst for change, you make enemies – and I’m proud of the ones I’ve got.
Anything can change, because the smartphone revolution is still in the early stages.
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.
I want to be proud of this country, but when aspects of our policy don’t align with my ethics, I want to protest them and try to change them.
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.
Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
One encounter with Jesus Christ is enough to change you, instantly, forever.
Things don’t have to change the world to be important.
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.
You change the world by being yourself.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Don’t underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
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.
Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
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.
I studied to be a lawyer, and after that I did something, obviously, completely different. With change, you learn something. If you do the same thing over and over again, you never learn anything.
All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is.
My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don’t care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being just a company means to me is not being just that – building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.
Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything’s different.
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
Everything changes but change.
Empowering the individual means empowering the nation. And empowerment is best served through rapid economic growth with rapid social change.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
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 know my soul is beautiful; I know I’m a good person. And that will never change for me.
There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.
Life is full of tough decisions, and nothing makes them easy. But the worst ones are really your personal koans, and tormenting ambivalence is just the sense of satori rising. Try, trust, try, and trust again, and eventually you’ll feel your mind change its focus to a new level of understanding.
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.
Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.
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.
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.
Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas.
For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
Being reminded about the incredible power of God’s love, and living as He intended, is the most powerful motivation to change.
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.
Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.
Man can certainly flee from God… but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate.
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
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 the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it’s welcome.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
At the end of the day, I just do my job. I love my art. But I genuinely want to change the world. I’m very generous, and I really want people to see that I am – that’s really it.
Please, please stop saying that Ukraine is a corrupt country, because from now, it’s not true. We want to change this image.
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.
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
We have to fight climate change like we actually want to win.
Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.
Over-dependence on finite resources, like oil, ignores the ability of our great minds to develop alternative energy for the masses, and in doing so ignores climate change and sets up our students and workforce for failure by not educating them about the needs of our future.
Serve the dinner backward, do anything – but for goodness sake, do something weird.
As engineers, we were going to be in a position to change the world – not just study it.
Change doesn’t always mean progress, but the status quo isn’t always the best result either. It is merely the most convenient.
There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
When you are through changing, you are through.
Everything must change and you do what you can with the changes that are made. You can’t stop it. You can’t fight it. Everybody tries to go back to yesterday, but you can’t go back to yesterday. The only time there is, is now.
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.
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.
Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.
People change all the time.
For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country. And not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change. And I have been desperate to see our country moving in that direction.
People don’t realize what’s really going on in this country. There are a lot things that are going on that are unjust. People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. That’s something that this country stands for: freedom, liberty and justice for all.
The burdens of generations of poverty and powerlessness lie heavy in the fields of America. If we fail, there are those who will see violence as the shortcut to change.
The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux.
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.
An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in one part to other parts. In an ideal society, there should be many interests consciously communicated and shared.
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
Climate change knows no borders. It will not stop before the Pacific islands and the whole of the international community here has to shoulder a responsibility to bring about a sustainable development.
I’m a catalyst for change. You can’t be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.
People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
There is a lot of suffering and injustice in the world, and there is also a great deal of hope. When you step forward and start speaking about what you see and what you want to change, you can begin living in that hope instead of despair.
The biggest lesson that I’ve learnt is that things can change so quickly, never get used to one thing because everything can flip on it’s head.
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.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
Money does not change people, people change.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
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.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
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.
Some people change when they think they’re a star or something.
I don’t believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
One of my greatest fears is not being able to change, to be caught in a never-ending cycle of sameness. Growth is so important.
Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity.
Now, I have always believed that women are not victims; we are agents of change, we are drivers of progress, we are makers of peace – all we need is a fighting chance.
You can try to be catchy without being slick, poppy without being pop, and you can be uplifting without being pompous. Because we’re sometimes playing quieter stuff, it’s hard to sound like we’re trying to change things, but we wanted to be a reaction against soulless rubbish.
The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.
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.
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.
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.
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
There are always people who are into the old way of doing things. I don’t think it’s a bad thing necessarily, but things change – nothing stays the same. If you can stay true to yourself, you’re always going to be legendary.
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.
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.
If you embrace that the things that you can do are limitless, you can put your ding in the universe. You can change the world.
The ‘self-image’ is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
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.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
People don’t change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so.
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.
I’m definitely open to change, but at the same time I am quite stubborn.
If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.
Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
Science arose from poetry… when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends.
A change of environment is pretty refreshing.
You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripple for change.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint.
My moms always told me, ‘How long you gonna play the victim?’ I can say I’m mad and I hate everything, but nothing really changes until I change myself.
‘True Detective’ did change my career.
Change is definitely every day. It’s an ever-changing world. Everything changes, so I really don’t know. I just hope I become a better person, a better man.
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.
All of the great social justice advances that we ever had in this country have come not from people with big titles and not from people at the top, but just from everyday people getting together saying ‘Enough is enough. I’m going to change this, and I’m going to get involved, and I am going to be engaged.’
Nobody understands how the world will change. The only way you can plan for the future is to have scenarios. You have to have the courage to take a leap of faith on one of them.
I created my own charity called My Peak Challenge. We’ve been able to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds. It’s helping change people’s lives, and I’ve had lots of wonderful letters about it.
I don’t write on topics that require a lot of urgency. But in ‘Stiff,’ I wanted to change people’s hearts about organ donation. Whenever I get a chance, I try to talk about that.
I try to surround myself with people smarter than me – if I’m the smartest guy in the room, I change rooms.
If I said it once, I’ll say it again: ‘We have the power to change everything.’
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.
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.
I never want to change so much that people can’t recognize me.
Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.
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.
If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that’s got to be good, hasn’t it?
It takes but one person, one moment, one conviction, to start a ripple of change.
Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
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.
You don’t have the same mentality as you did five years ago – even one year. People are always changing, and I believe that everyone deserves the space to change and for people to recognize their change.
I may be a living legend, but that sure don’t help when I’ve got to change a flat tire.
In a bid for change, we have to take off our coats, be prepared to lose our comfort and security, our jobs and positions of prestige, and our families… A struggle without casualties is no struggle.
Entrepreneurs have a great ability to create change, be flexible, build companies and cultivate the kind of work environment in which they want to work.
I change during the course of a day. I wake and I’m one person, and when I go to sleep I know for certain I’m somebody else.
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.
Not only is women’s work never done, the definition keeps changing.
You can’t change the world; you can’t fix the whole environment. But you can recycle. You can turn the water off when you’re brushing your teeth. You can do small things.
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.
If something is true, no amount of wishful thinking will change it.
Instead of trying to change people, we could change the world.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Winning a pageant or sometimes simply participating in a contest can change your life. Outer beauty is just a part of the judgement, but what’s important are your views and opinions that are shown to the world.
Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
I want tension in my business. Tension creates change. Change is necessary to evolve and prosper. I am never satisfied.
Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
Climate change, if unchecked, is an urgent threat to health, food supplies, biodiversity, and livelihoods across the globe.
Acting is magical. Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone.
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.
Like the Internet, Bitcoin will change the way people interact and do business around the world.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
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.
You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
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.
True change takes place in the imagination.
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.
I mean, if you didn’t get it or if you didn’t feel like you enjoyed it, sometimes that experience can change.
Climate change is sometimes misunderstood as being about changes in the weather. In reality it is about changes in our very way of life.
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.
The change I want to see is a start-up environment where everyone, regardless of gender and background, feels welcome and safe; where sexual harassment or discrimination will not impede great talent from producing great impact.
To survive and even thrive in a changing world, nature offers another great lesson: the survivors are those who at the least adapt to change, or even better learn to benefit from change and grow intellectually and personally. That means careful listening and constant learning.
Sometimes, change is a good thing.
You can’t change somebody’s character, but you can change the way a person presents themselves.
When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.
Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change.
Let me be absolutely clear. Israel is a strong friend of Israel’s. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under a McCain administration. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under an Obama administration. So that policy is not going to change.
We say keep your change, we’ll keep our God, our guns, our constitution.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
Happy as we are, times may alter; we may be bitten with some impulse towards change, and many things may seem too wonderful for us to resist, too exciting not to catch at, if we do not know that they are but phases of what has been before and withal ruinous, deceitful, and sordid.
Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
Climate change is crap.
Weep not that the world changes – did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.
For the timid, change is frightening; for the comfortable, change is threatening; but for the confident, change is opportunity.
A change in bad habits leads to a change in life.
My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.
People change and forget to tell each other.
Blockchain technology isn’t just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and maybe even the architecture of the Internet itself.
What’s dangerous is not to evolve.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
As for facial hair, I think I decided it was a good look after graduate school. I always shave it myself and trim my own beard. I change the look depending on the role. For ‘Million Dollar Baby,’ I had no facial hair. For ‘Men in Black 3,’ I had no facial hair but did wear a wig.
Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
You can change the circumstances but you can never change man’s inner nature.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.
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.
Exploiting people’s emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it’s not change, it’s partisanship. We don’t need partisanship. We don’t need demagoguery, we need solutions.
I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.
Everything is a learning lesson, good and bad, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything negative. I am in a great space now, so I wouldn’t change a thing!
In order to design a future of positive change, we must first become expert at changing our minds.
Conversations create change. It’s easy to call someone ‘enemy,’ but there’s more to it, right?
Life is hard. Life is difficult. Life is going to punch you in the gut. But when you change your attitude, you change your behavior. When your behavior changes, so do your results.
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.
A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
We need to make sure we’re all working together to change mindsets, to change attitudes, and to fight against the bad habits that we have as a society.
With only one bag, you can change your outfit completely.
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
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.
Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
The difference between Marilyn Monroe and the early Pamela Anderson is not that great. What’s amazing is that the taste of American men and international tastes in terms of beauty have essentially stayed the same. Styles change, but our view of beauty stays the same.
Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in the same state.
I always wanted to be a character actor rather than the poster boy that they tried to make me 100 years ago. An actor has a degree of responsibility to change for the audience, to give them something new each time, to surprise and not bore them.
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.
Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don’t worry; God never blinks.
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
I believe people change. I think that they can learn from mistakes.
A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
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.
What I learned in jail is that I can’t change. I can’t live a different lifestyle – this is it. This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.
You cannot change a person. Let them be. Let them be the way they are.
Time and space always change, but there is something which is eternal and changeless. For example, the world and time, past or future, nothing exists for us in sleep. But we exist. Let us try to find out that which is changeless and which always exists.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
People can try to reinvent themselves. I don’t think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you’ve done up to now.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
When you can’t change what’s bothering you, one typical response is to convince yourself that it doesn’t actually bother you.
The good inside of all of us is wrapped in a layer of apathy, and we forget how much potential we have within us, in each and every one of us, to change the world for the better for ourselves and our children, and thus to bring about oneness.
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.
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
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.
When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.
What I’m asking for is hard. It’s easier to be cynical; to accept that change isn’t possible, and politics is hopeless, and to believe that our voices and actions don’t matter. But if we give up now, then we forsake a better future.
Blockchain technologies will change transactions in a broad way.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
You can change friends but not neighbours.
People can cry much easier than they can change.
Places are part of nature, of the bigger picture. We are interrelated. When we contemplate them in their own right, they can sometimes change our lives; they can become spiritual experiences.
A lot of people think the Breakfast for Children program is charity. But what does it do? It takes the people from a stage to another stage. Any program that’s revolutionary is an advancing program. Revolution is change.
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.
There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position, and be bruised in a new place.
If you skew the endocrine system, you lose the pathways to self. When endocrine patterns change, it alters the way you think and feel. One shift in the pattern tends to trip another.
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.
Each time we cooperate with God, we take one more giant step forward. Because when God asks us to change, it means that He always has something better to give us – more freedom, greater joy, and greater blessings.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
Cinema is a mirror that can change the world.
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.
North Korea cannot change because its people don’t realize that there is an alternative to their suffering.
But if nothing but soul, or in soul mind, is qualified to count, it is impossible for there to be time unless there is soul, but only that of which time is an attribute, i.e. if change can exist without soul.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
Either you change with the times or you get rolled over.
The president can’t change the country on his own. But what can he do? He can give an example.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change.
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.
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.
Football is great because you always have another opportunity to change history.
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.
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
The world is at a big risk from climate change. We have to come up with solutions, to bring in a sustainable economy.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
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.
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?
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.
Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
We’ll try and be very aggressive, we’ll try and speed up and change gears, and we’ll see who’s going to win.
If we each take responsibility in shifting our own behavior, we can trigger the type of change that is necessary to achieve sustainability for our race or this planet. We change our planet, our environment, our humanity every day, every year, every decade, and every millennia.
I wouldn’t change myself for anybody. I am who I am; people accept me, or they don’t. I have my strengths and my weaknesses, which I can try to improve upon, of course. I’m still not the finished product.
All men can and will change. But there’s only one woman we’re going to change for.
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
I do think haircuts completely change people.
Climate change is not just about carbon dioxide levels and melting polar ice caps. It is about our public health and protecting our Earth for future generations.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?
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.
Americans believe cotton is best, but we’ve invented new fabrics that will change your lifestyle.
Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.
The better we understand how identities and power work together from one context to another, the less likely our movements for change are to fracture.
It’s normal in a top club that people change.
As with anything creative, change is inevitable.
You can’t change how people act, but what you can change is how you react.
We’re on some path that’s set since we’re born, but I still believe we can change some things. So I believe in my faith, but I still don’t believe in my fate.
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.
Everything can change at any moment, suddenly and forever.
Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
I realized if you can change a classroom, you can change a community, and if you change enough communities you can change the world.
I am Jose Mourinho and I don’t change. I arrive with all my qualities and my defects.
You had to feel the swell change. You had to go with the change. He told me that. No eye is on the sparrow but he did tell me that.
I can’t change my personality. I’ll always smile, but I’ll be more focused.
Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.
You can change your world by changing your words… Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
I am who I am, and I can’t change that. It’s not something I’ve labored over.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.
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.
The only constant in the technology industry is change.
Growing up going to Christian school and the concept that you’re born a sinner and you don’t really have a choice to change who you are has been hammered into my head and created the entire reason why I made art and made a band and made records called ‘Antichrist Superstar.’
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.
The hardest thing in life to do is to change.
If you want to change the world, find someone to help you paddle.
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.
Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.
We all have to change with the times… it keeps you younger; it’s a new challenge.
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.
To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.
Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.
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.
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
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?
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Peace, unity, love, and nonviolence should be our rallying cry and the catalyst for change in our nation.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
I like to change. A new lamp, a piece of art, can transform a room.
If you’re not changing, you’re not growing; you’re not being present. Change is essential.
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.
The key to change… is to let go of fear.
Hair color is the easiest way to change your appearance, but a bad dye job might draw more attention to you.
We cannot change the political system, we cannot change the economic system, we cannot change the social system, until the people control the land, and then we take it out of the hands of that sick minority that chooses to pervert the meaning and the intention of humanity.
Art was, seriously, the only thing I’d ever wanted to own. It has always been for me a stable nourishment. I use it. It can change the way that I feel in the mornings.
You can change the feel of your sofa by adding a thick, cozy throw and playing a couple of classic pillows off a more Moroccan-inspired one.
If you don’t like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
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?
The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal.
I believe agriculture is the key to change for this country.
My theory on life is that life is beautiful. Life doesn’t change. You have a day, and a night, and a month, and a year. We people change – we can be miserable or we can be happy. It’s what you make of your life.
Kids deserve the right to think that they can change the world.
We need to stop being so profligate with fossil fuels, to rein back climate change and protect biodiversity. We need to work together, globally, and I’m optimistic that we will.
By the time we get to the 2040s, we’ll be able to multiply human intelligence a billionfold. That will be a profound change that’s singular in nature. Computers are going to keep getting smaller and smaller. Ultimately, they will go inside our bodies and brains and make us healthier, make us smarter.
Change begets change as much as repetition reinforces repetition.
Journalism is what maintains democracy. It’s the force for progressive social change.
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.
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.
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.
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.’
Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind.
Change is tough, people don’t like it, but it is necessary. Take two aspirins and call me in the morning.
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
Most people already know what they’re doing wrong. When I get them to church I want to tell them that you can change.
With faith and obedience practiced long enough, the Holy Ghost becomes a constant companion, our natures change, and endurance becomes certain.
Everybody is going to have an opinion on you; not everyone is going to like you. You can’t live your life based on other people’s opinions of you or let that change what you do or how you feel about yourself, because then you’re not living.
Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life.
There is no death, only a change of worlds.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
All I want to do is change the world.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Dinner is often a very celebratory environment, a very safe place, a time to reflect and let the day go and enjoy good food and good wine. It’s a very peaceful moment during the day. A great dinner can change your day around.
When you can’t cope with change, you feel overwhelmed, and you look for a simple solution.
Like it or not, the world evolves, priorities change and so do you.
A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change.
I shall always be consistent and never change my ways so long as I am in my senses; but for the sake of precedent the Senate should beware of binding itself to support the acts of any man, since he might through some mischance suffer a change.
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
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.
Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are – rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call ‘global challenges,’ which require global solidarity.
Political leaders can help change the psychological climate which affects the quality of relationships among people.
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.
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.
Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.
Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.
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.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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.
Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features.
Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action.
Prayer doesn’t just change things – it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.
Don’t fear change – embrace it.
You can go slow. Allow your dreams and goals to change, but live an intentional life.
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
Having Black hair is unique in that Black women change up styles a lot. You can walk down one street block in New York City and see 10 different hairstyles that Black women are wearing: straight curls, short cuts, braids – we really run the gamut.
There is no Left and Right any more. Left and Right is irrelevant… We need big change. We’ve got to get back control of our country.
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.
We are living toward incredible times where the only constant is change, and the rate of change is increasing.
I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.
Climate change isn’t something people get to choose to believe or not: it’s happening.
A change of scenery can help everything.
It’s hard to change information in books, but if we have everything online, then a somewhat untrustworthy group of people controlling the thing – which I think is what we have – gives us ‘1984.’
Don’t ever forget that a small group of thoughtful people can change the world, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
A home is a place in time. And no place stays the same after you finally grow up and leave it. No place can ever change as much as the person who grows up there.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
We can’t change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently.
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the game.
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.
Obviously, there are moments that you look back at and cringe – things in the past involving violence or disrespect to women or disrespect to other people that are so far away from what I want to put out there now. But it’s actually a privilege to be able to change and be making records that reflect that change.
Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.
The effects of climate change are real and must be acted on.
If you want to have clean ideas, change them as often as your shirt.
Maybe you’re not perfect, but you’re willing to actually look at yourself and take some kind of accountability. That’s a change. It might not mean that you can turn everything around, but I think there’s something incredibly hopeful about that.
The more things change, the more they are the same.
If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.
Make no mistake about it: Change is hard, but change is necessary.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
You put high heels on and you change.
My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it’s important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others.
All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
I’m a real girl. I get it. I gain weight, I lose weight. My styles change.
The moment of change is the only poem.
There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
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?
We don’t change what we are, we change what we think what we are.
The evidence for human-made climate change is overwhelming.
I have been blessed with friends who do things rather than buy things: friends who will change books at the library, take a bag of your old clothes to a thrift store, bring you cuttings and plant them in a window box, fill the bird feeder in your garden when you can’t get out.
Real change occurs from the bottom up; it occurs person to person, and it almost always occurs in small groups and locales and then bubbles up and aggregates to larger vectors of change.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
I remember being young in the 1960s… we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world.
Dr. Seuss said, ‘No one can be you-er than you,’ and Oscar Wilde said, ‘Be yourself because everyone else is taken.’ So I just try to continue to be who I am and don’t change that. And I’m a little chameleon, so I can fit in wherever I am.
I never dwell on what happened. You can’t change it. Move forward. Don’t waste your energy on being angry at something that somebody did six months ago or a year ago. It’s over. Done. Move forward.
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.
For changes to be of any true value, they’ve got to be lasting and consistent.
Some of our important choices have a time line. If we delay a decision, the opportunity is gone forever. Sometimes our doubts keep us from making a choice that involves change. Thus an opportunity may be missed.
If you feel like it’s difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.
When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
Especially as a title-holder, you can do great things with charities, because people suddenly care about what you have to say. I wanted to make a difference, which is why I created the Queen of the Universe pageant. I want to change all of those stigmas in the beauty pageant world.
Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right.
I think the tiniest little thing can change the course of your day, which can change the course of your year, which can change who you are.
The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.
Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
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.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
The beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds – but we still have the power to change our own.
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.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I wouldn’t change anything. I’ve made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I’ve learned.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
Life is full of change and uncertainty. We know this. We experience it on a daily basis.
Maybe climate change is a threat, and maybe climate change has been tarted up by climatologists trolling for research grant cash. It doesn’t matter.
I do believe that clean water is the most efficient way to change the world.
God does not change; he is Love, ever and always. In himself, he is communion, unity in Trinity, and all his words and works are directed to communion.
Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
Climate change and air pollution know no borders, and antibiotics resistance respects no boundaries. Bacteria from Africa can make people in America sick. The burning of Indonesian forests can keep Asia gasping for breath.
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
You don’t change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.
I try to contrast; life today is full of contrast… We have to change.
There is nothing permanent except change.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
As a leader, the first person I need to lead is me. The first person that I should try to change is me.
It is really interesting to change your hair color after being blond your entire life.
I’m really living my dream so if I were to change anything up, I probably wouldn’t be where I am.
Your surroundings may change but your essence and your personality pretty much stay the same.
I said you could sue a ham sandwich. It’s not going to change anything. Well, you can audit a ham sandwich, and it’s not going to change anything.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong.
As a businessperson, I don’t have the power to change the government. That is in the hands of the political leaders. However, as a taxpayer, we have the right to be critical of the government and demand change.
I don’t think people change.
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant.
Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.
Words have meaning. And their meaning doesn’t change.
If you never change your mind, why have one?
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you’re in and take advantage of it.
It’s always the small people who change things. It’s never the politicians or the big guys. I mean, who pulled down the Berlin wall? It was all the people in the streets. The specialists didn’t have a clue the day before.
Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results; we value it in the act.
People don’t want to experience change; they just want to wake up, and it’s different.
The rules of survival never change, whether you’re in a desert or in an arena.
The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.
Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen.
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.
Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.
How do you change the world? Bring people together. Where is the easiest big place to bring people together? In the work environment.
If the shoe doesn’t fit, must we change the foot?
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.
When we lose, we don’t have to change everything but correct things by working hard.
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
Change always seems impossible until it’s inevitable.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.
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.
I can’t change the past, but one person can change the future – anything can happen.
Ignorance is always afraid of change.