We’ve collected the best Change Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Karan Patel, Denis Waitley, Andy Murray, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Nina Turner. Use them as an inspiration.
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.
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
I’m definitely open to change, but at the same time I am quite stubborn.
I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
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.’
I don’t think my personality will change. No matter how much time passes or how old I get, I’d like to be considered a playful person to everyone.
All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is.
True change takes place in the imagination.
We have to fight climate change like we actually want to win.
There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
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.
Everything changes but change.
Change takes courage.
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.
If someone doesn’t like something, it’s their prerogative not to like it. It’s not possible to please everyone. That doesn’t mean that I’m going to change my mental make-up. I follow my instinct.
I would like to be remembered, if I am remembered at all, as being a catalyst for change in the world, change for good.
Adaptability is a great asset to have because life is so unpredictable, and things can change overnight for any of us.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
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.
If you don’t change with the times, the times are going to change you.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
The good and bad things are what form us as people… change makes us grow.
Change brings opportunity.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
To change what you get, you must change who you are.
Blockchain technologies will change transactions in a broad way.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
I am unapologetic about the need for social change, greater inclusion, and equity.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
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.
You change the world by being yourself.
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 beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds – but we still have the power to change our own.
Money is being made programmable. That’s a fundamental change with implications we can still barely see.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
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.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it’s an example of freedom from religion.
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.
The ability to change constantly and effectively is made easier by high-level continuity.
Change always seems impossible until it’s inevitable.
People cannot change their tidying habits without first changing their way of thinking.
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.
If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.
I am a contradictory mess but I see it as my prerogative to change my mood like the weather.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
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.
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.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.
Change is not only likely, it’s inevitable.
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution.
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.
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.
When you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel.
As the world we live in is so unpredictable, the ability to learn and to adapt to change is imperative, alongside creativity, problem-solving, and communication skills.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
If you’re going to change things, you have to be with the people who hold the levers.
For the timid, change is frightening; for the comfortable, change is threatening; but for the confident, change is opportunity.
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.
The moment of change is the only poem.
Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right.
Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
A zebra does not change its spots.
The ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do.
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.
We are living toward incredible times where the only constant is change, and the rate of change is increasing.
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.
A change of environment is pretty refreshing.
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.
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.
Change before you have to.
Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.
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.
The only way to permanently change the temperature in the room is to reset the thermostat. In the same way, the only way to change your level of financial success ‘permanently’ is to reset your financial thermostat. But it is your choice whether you choose to change.
Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
We don’t change what we are, we change what we think what we are.
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.
One thing I’m not going to do is change up anything. Like, I’m always gonna be me.
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.
People change all the time.
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.
Science arose from poetry… when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends.
Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
Christ changes men, who then change their environment. The world would shape human behavior, but Christ can change human nature.
I just change with the times. I really don’t have a say in what’s going on. Music was here before me.
People change and forget to tell each other.
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.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
You don’t have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life’s about change.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
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.
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.
Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.
For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
When we lose, we don’t have to change everything but correct things by working hard.
For changes to be of any true value, they’ve got to be lasting and consistent.
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.
You cannot change the conclusion of the brain by torture, nor by social ostracism. But I will tell you what you can do by these and what you have done. You can make hypocrites by the million.
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.
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.
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.
Peace, unity, love, and nonviolence should be our rallying cry and the catalyst for change in our nation.
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.
Especially in technology, we need revolutionary change, not incremental change.
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
When you can’t cope with change, you feel overwhelmed, and you look for a simple solution.
Social change comes through people.
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.
All men can and will change. But there’s only one woman we’re going to change for.
What politicians want to create is irreversible change because when you leave office someone changes it back again.
My point is that perceptual bias can affect nut jobs and scientists alike. If we hold too rigidly to what we think we know, we ignore or avoid evidence of anything that might change our mind.
Money does not change people, people change.
My experience is listen, see, feel – and then think about what you change.
You can’t change how people act, but what you can change is how you react.
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.
Most people already know what they’re doing wrong. When I get them to church I want to tell them that you can change.
I think it’s naive to pray for world peace if we’re not going to change the form in which we live.
Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin.
As with anything creative, change is inevitable.
Repentance means you change your mind so deeply that it changes you.
I’m really living my dream so if I were to change anything up, I probably wouldn’t be where I am.
The hardest thing in life to do is to 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.
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.
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.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Conversations create change. It’s easy to call someone ‘enemy,’ but there’s more to it, right?
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.
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.
The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
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.
A hero is someone right who doesn’t change.
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
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.
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.
If we want a great nation, we have to change it ourselves.
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.
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.
But I think it’s more that when you’re young, you’re invincible, you’re immortal – or at least you think you are. The possibilities are limitless, you’re inventing the future. Then you get older and suddenly you have a history. It’s fixed. You can’t change anything. I find that a bit disturbing, to be honest.
Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.
When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.
It’s a philosophy of life. A practice. If you do this, something will change, what will change is that you will change, your life will change, and if you can change you, you can perhaps change the world.
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.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
Cinema is a mirror that can change the world.
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.
Change is such hard work.
You cannot have the same kind of character again and again in every season or every stage of your life. You change, people change.
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.
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
All things are only transitory.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
We need to change the culture of this topic and make it OK to speak about mental health and suicide.
I don’t care what other people think as long as I am happy. The day I die or retire, I have blown all my chances because I don’t have the chance any more to change my image as an F1 driver.
I don’t think people change.
My dad always said, ‘Don’t worry what people think, because you can’t change it.’
Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.
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 truly do feel like scent can change your mood and the feeling in a room.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
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.
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.
I don’t think any country is perfect. It’s our responsibility to do the best we can do to change the things we don’t like. I think that’s part of social responsibility, and everybody is going to do that in their own way.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
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.
Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts.
Change comes from reflection.
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.
People don’t want to experience change; they just want to wake up, and it’s 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.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
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.
As a leader, the first person I need to lead is me. The first person that I should try to change is me.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.
I think you should always bear in mind that entropy is not on your side.
Words have meaning. And their meaning doesn’t change.
The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.
I believe activism is the true source of change in the world. Pushing to change social structures in communities that you are a part of is critical for making real lasting 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.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
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.
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.
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Change is the one thing we can be sure of.
Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.
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.
A change in bad habits leads to a change in life.
Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action.
Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.
Don’t manage – lead change before you have to.
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else’s life forever.
If you’re old, don’t try to change yourself, change your environment.
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.
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.
You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
It takes but one person, one moment, one conviction, to start a ripple of change.
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
Instead of trying to change people, we could change the world.
You cannot change a person. Let them be. Let them be the way they are.
Pop culture is a reflection of social change, not a cause of social 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!
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
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.
We can’t change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently.
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.
If you change nothing, nothing will change.
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.
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
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.
A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
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.
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.
In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.
You must change in order to survive.
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.
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.
But change must always be balanced with some degree of consistency.
We’re all going to change. Otherwise, it’s boring.
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.
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.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
There are big problems that change the world. If we are working together, that will make us understand each other, appreciate each other, help each other.
Trust me, you can’t change anything without causing some degree of disruption. It’s impossible, that is exactly what change is. Some people are uncomfortable with the disruption that change causes, but the disruption is necessary if anything is going to change.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
You can go slow. Allow your dreams and goals to change, but live an intentional life.
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.
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.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
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.
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.
I think an eyebrow can change the way you feel. It changes everything about your confidence.
There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
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.
I’m very strict with my packing and have everything in its right place. I never change a rule. I hardly use anything in the hotel room. I wheel my own wardrobe in and that’s it.
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 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 is sometimes misunderstood as being about changes in the weather. In reality it is about changes in our very way of life.
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.
Change is inevitable, change will always happen, but you have to apply direction to change, and that’s when it’s progress.
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.
I never want to change so much that people can’t recognize me.
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
Some people change when they think they’re a star or something.
The blockchain is the financial challenge of our time. It is going to change the way that our financial world operates.
Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.
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.
The brave who focus on all things good and all things beautiful and all things true, even in the small, who give thanks for it and discover joy even in the here and now, they are the change agents who bring fullest Light to all the world.
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.
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.
Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.
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.
Sometimes, change is a good thing.
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.
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.
‘Movement is life;’ and it is well to be able to forget the past, and kill the present by continual change.
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.
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.
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.
You are never too young to learn, never too old to change.
You don’t change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.
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.
If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
Change alone is unchanging.
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
I believe agriculture is the key to change for this country.
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.
The evidence for human-made climate change is overwhelming.
The more things change, the more they are the same.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It’s because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand change.
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.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
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.
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.
Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
Peaceful protest is a hallmark of our democracy. It has been in impetus for social change throughout our history.
Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything’s different.
I can’t change the past, but one person can change the future – anything can happen.
Don’t change on me. Don’t extort me unless you intend to do it forever.
You can’t change anyone else, but people do change in relationship to your change.
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
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.
Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.
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.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven‘t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
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.
I am who I am, and I can’t change that. It’s not something I’ve labored over.
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.
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.
All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.
Don’t be afraid to take risks. Create a vision for you life. Be a leader in your own life. Give of yourself selflessly to make a positive change in another human being.
I know my soul is beautiful; I know I’m a good person. And that will never change for me.
People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
On climate change, we often don’t fully appreciate that it is a problem. We think it is a problem waiting to happen.
Failed plans should not be interpreted as a failed vision. Visions don’t change, they are only refined. Plans rarely stay the same, and are scrapped or adjusted as needed. Be stubborn about the vision, but flexible with your plan.
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!
If you never change your mind, why have one?
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.
I’m a Gemini, so I change my mind every day.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Opinions are made to be changed – or how is truth to be got at?
Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
It’s always hard to deal with injuries mentally, but I like to think about it as a new beginning. I can’t change what happened, so the focus needs to go toward healing and coming back stronger than before.
We can change the world if we change ourselves. We just need to get hold of the old patterns of thinking and dealing with things and start listening to our inner voices and trusting our own superpowers.
Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.
There is nothing so stable as change.
Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.
Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
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’m always disappointed when people don’t live up to their potential. I know that a number of people look down on themselves and consequently on everybody who looks like them. But that, too, can change.
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.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
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.
Is the modern social pattern of unending change and movement the cause of two modern diseases, insecurity and dissatisfaction? How lucky Thomas Hood was to be able to write, ‘I remember, I remember the house where I was born.’ I don’t even know what mine looked like!
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.
It’s normal in a top club that people change.
Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The blockchain is going to change everything more than the Internet has.
Change is hard, but change is good.
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.
There are many things we do not want about the world. Let us not just mourn them. Let us change them.
Change is always good. It brings you to a new place.
If you want to have clean ideas, change them as often as your shirt.
I’ve been no stranger to change.
Your surroundings may change but your essence and your personality pretty much stay the same.
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.
I believe people change. I think that they can learn from mistakes.
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.
It was like a complicit – there was complicity between the churches and the state in taking care of the ‘Indian problem,’ solving the ‘Indian problem,’ and trying to change who we were.
Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change.
I never wanted to give in to my condition. My life changed a lot but I didn’t want it to change my dreams or goals.
If something is true, no amount of wishful thinking will change it.
A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
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.
There are women who make things better, there are women who change things, there are women who make things happen, who make a difference. I want to be one of those women.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
I mean, if you didn’t get it or if you didn’t feel like you enjoyed it, sometimes that experience can change.
We stand united, facing the big responsibility to change our country into a nation of justice, solidarity, humanity and green development.
Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.
Climate change is the environmental challenge of this generation, and it is imperative that we act before it’s too late.
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.
If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Climate change is crap.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
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.
When you are through changing, you are through.
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.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and 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.
Apple has a culture of excellence that is, I think, so unique and so special. I’m not going to witness or permit the change of it.
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.
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
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.
The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects – making it possible… to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.
Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.
Everything can change at any moment, suddenly and forever.
How can people change their minds about us if they don’t know who we are?
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.
I’m interested in things that change the world or that affect the future and wondrous, new technology where you see it, and you’re like, ‘Wow, how did that even happen? How is that possible?’
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.
In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.
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.
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.
Change is not an event, it’s a process.
I can’t really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don’t see why I should.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
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.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
And if you can change Addis, definitely you can change Ethiopia.
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.
Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation and consensus.
Every single person has the power to change the world and help people.
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?
Things don’t have to change the world to be important.
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.
Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
When it becomes more difficult to suffer than to change… you will change.
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.
The times change, and if you don’t change with them, you get left behind.
It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
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.
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.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
You change your life by changing your heart.
It hasn’t always been easy. There’s a lot of hard moments. Sometimes you learn from the end of the bench. Sometimes you learn from injuries. Sometimes you learn the most through the hard things. If you can keep a good attitude and keep on working, eventually situations change, and you can put those things to use.
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.
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.
In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change – as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.
Every successful social movement in this country’s history has used disruption as a strategy to fight for social change. Whether it was the Boston Tea Party to the sit-ins at lunch counters throughout the South, no change has been won without disruptive action.
In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.
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.
It seems to me that more and more we’ve come to expect less and less from each other, and I think that should change.
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.