Sunday, May 01, 2005

Change Quotes

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.  ~Irene Peter Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.  ~Faith Baldwin The circumstances of the world are so variable that an irrevocable purpose or opinion is almost synonymous with a foolish one.  ~William H. Seward The birds are molting.  If only man could molt also - his mind once a year its errors, his heart once a year its useless passions.  ~James Allen The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.  ~William Blake Man's yesterday may ne'er be like his morrow; Nought may endure but Mutability. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley, "Mutability" Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.  ~Marcel Proust Stubborness does have its helpful features.  You always know what you are going to be thinking tomorrow.  ~Glen Beaman I put a dollar in one of those change machines.  Nothing changed.  ~George Carlin We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.  ~Lynn Hall The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up and those who were up go down.  ~Jawaharlal Nehru What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960 Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history.  ~Joan Wallach Scott All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.  ~Ellen Glasgow Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves!  ~Andre Gide If you want to make enemies, try to change something.  ~Woodrow Wilson After you've done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully.  After five years, look at it with suspicion.  And after ten years, throw it away and start all over.  ~Alfred Edward Perlman, New York Times, 3 July 1958 Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.  ~Pauline R. Kezer If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are.  For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained.  Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing.  ~Saint Augustine We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.  ~John Steinbeck, America and Americans There is no reason why the same man should like the same books at eighteen and forty-eight.  ~Ezra Pound Every beginning is a consequence - every beginning ends some thing.  ~Paul Valery It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966 People don't change.  Only their costumes do.  ~Gene Moore God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to ch

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