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If facts conflict with a theory, either the theory must be changed or the facts.
Benedict Spinoza

Behind a leader there must be followers, but they should always be on the lookout for the main chance and ready to change sides if the current leader doesn't deliver.
Mary Douglas

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
Colin Wilson

The lapse of ages changes all things - time, language, the earth, the bounds of the sea, the stars of the sky, and every thing 'about, around, and underneath' man, except man himself.
Lord Byron

I've never been one to look too far ahead since I came back into the England side and I'm not going to change that view.
Graham Thorpe

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

Matters change and morals change; men remain
John Galsworthy

Music is not just something that moves you, it is something that has the power to change you, and that is very powerful indeed.
Hank Jones

After years of doing impressions, its time for a change.
Dan Castellaneta

Oscar is probably going to change the world of Paralympic sport in ways that we never imagined [on Oscar Pistorius]
Tanni Grey Thompson

When the occasional whisper comes along associating you with an England call up it is always flattering, but it shouldn't change your approach of doing your best in each game you play in.
Bilal Shafayat

Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.

annie Lennox



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.
Doris Lessing

You my friend I will defend, and if we change well, I love you anyway
Layne Staley

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.
Rupert Murdoch

We will be able to change policy. There will be coalitions of the enlightened, Labour will not be able to get their own way - and nor should they.
Simon Hughes

In New York, we had primary elections for mayor. To improve their chances, all five candidates changed their name to Rudy Giuliani.
Conan O'Brien

In fact, at this point in history, the most radical, pervasive, and earth-shaking transformation would occur simply if everybody truly evolved to a mature, rational, and responsible ego, capable of freely participating in the open exchange of mutual self-esteem. There is the 'edge of history.' There would be a real New Age.
[Up From Eden (1981)]
Ken Wilber

You have the power to change.
Les Brown

Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.
Dorothy Allison

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Charles Darwin

'Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.'
Galadrial

We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
Carl Gustav Jung

I was [working] at Ralph's supermarket when they changed over from paper to plastic. Back then, people were very suspicious of plastic.
Justin Carroll

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Anthony Robbins

A girl is allowed to change her mind and also this is something that we have only seriously started this year really.
Melanie Chisholm

If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
Kurt Lewin

Looking back on some of the outfits that we wore, all I can say is that we all did it at the time and thought they looked great... fashions change over time after all!
Carol Decker

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Lao Tzu

The reason the prime minister has cancelled this election is because the Conservative Party is making the arguments about the changes this country needs.
David Cameron

The public interest is best served by the free exchange of ideas.
John Kane

Change is primary, time, if it exists at all, is something we deduce from it.
Julian Barbour

When you beat England at Twickenham you don't feel the need to make changes to a winning side, but there are areas we think we can improve
Warren Gatland

The grandmother didn't want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennessee and she was seizing at every chance to change Bailey's mind. Bailey was the son she liver with, her only boy.
Flannery O'Connor

A quote is a personal possession and you have no right to change it.
Ray Cave

The freedom to make a fortune on the stock exchange has been made to sound more alluring than freedom of speech.
John Mortimer

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

I can't see, unless the weather changes, the conditions changing dramatically.
Peter Alliss

Appreciation can make a day - even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
Margaret Cousins

I was the one who changed, it wasn't fashion. I was the one who was in fashion.
Coco Chanel

I'm like an eight year old with the dressing-up box. I have the luxury of being able to change on a whim.
Kylie Minogue

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
Charles Kettering

We have to do more than just elect a new President if we truly want to change this country.
Dan Quayle

The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.
Mary Sarton

We are bound no longer by the straightjacket of the past [and] nowhere is the change greater than in our profession of arms. What, you may well ask, will be the end of all of this? I would not know! But I would hope that our beloved country will drink deep from the chalice of courage.
Douglas Macarthur

The women's movement hasn't changed my sex life. It wouldn't dare.
Zsa Zsa Gabor

You and I change, people change all through the months and years but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them.
Albert Einstein

The way I play has got me where I am today and why should I suddenly change that now?
Danny Mills

The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.
Max Lerner



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