Famous Quotes & Quotations About Change:
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
~ John Ciardi.
A scholar who loves comfort is not fit to be called a scholar.
There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in travelling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.
~ Washington Irving.
There is no reason why the same man should like the same books at eighteen and forty-eight.
~ Ezra Pound.
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.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
~ Ellen Glasgow.
Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
~ Pauline R. Kezer.
Every beginning is a consequence - every beginning ends some thing.
~ Paul Valery.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer.
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.
~ Anatole France.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
~ Bertold Brecht.
Change always comes bearing gifts.
~ Price Pritchett.
Change has come to America.
~ Barack Obama.
Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine.
~ Robert C. Gallagher.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith.
God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it's me.
~ Author Unknown.
Growth is the only evidence of life.
~ John Henry Newman, Apologia pro vita sua, 1864.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
~ Francis Bacon, On Innovation, Essays, 1597.
If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.
~ Author Unknown.
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
~ Mary Engelbreit.
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