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Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds
Zig Ziglar

International rugby can change very, very quickly and the momentum of the game can swing on decisions that are made.
Andy Robinson

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
André Gide

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

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change
Herodotus

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

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Nelson Mandela

I just want to put that behind me, and want to keep moving forward to the future. The boss was making many changes in the side, and sometimes you fit and sometimes you don't
Charles N'zogbia

When my time comes, just skin me and put me up there on Trigger, just as though nothing had ever changed.
Roy Rogers

I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming.
Michael Phelps

The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
Maxwell Maltz

Change is the watchword of progression. When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain viewdream
Ella Wilcox

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

Music can't change the world.
Bob Geldof

Excellent firms don't believe in excellence - only in constant improvement and constant change.
Tom Peters

The silent power of books is a great power in the world; and there is a joy in reading them which those alone can know who read them with desire and enthusiasm. Silent, passive, and noiseless though they be, they may yet set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations
Henry Giles

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.
Marian Wright Edelman

The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.
Henry Moore

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

Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Was I injured? No, it was a bit of a misunderstanding that I came off. Wayne had taken a kick in the Achilles and I signalled to the bench to change him - and they changed me. [on a farcical substitution]
Steven Gerrard

A woman scorned is an old theme in country music. I think what's changed are the values from which the music reflects real life.
Steven Curtis Chapman

Play uppe, play uppe, O Boston bells! Play all your changes, all your swells (The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire)
Jean Ingelow

In the space of one delivery so much had changed. My confidence was sky-high. I was pumped up and rock'n'rolling.
Shane Warne

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

annie Lennox



If you don't change, reality in the end forces that change upon you.
Stuart Wilde

In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.
James Burgh

As the turning of logs will make a dull fire burn, so change of studies will a dull brain
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?
Doctor Who

It is a good thing to have policies and rules in place, but you have to realise that they can't always be exact and will need to change from time to time.
Robin Gross

The people who don't know me only see me through sound bites, and everything's changed around. Things I've said are changed to suit the magazine or newspaper concerned. The people who know me have a very different view, I would say.
Eddie Irvine

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

We have to change Ecuador or die in the attempt.
Lucio Gutierrez Borbua

Things have changed at Torquay in the last two years - Mike Bateson was the chairman, and he's still the chairman now.
Hamish Marshall

You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.
Alec Baldwin

Most frequently we make confidants from vanity, a love of talking, a wish to win the confidence of others, and to make an exchange of secrets
Duc De La Rochefoucauld

Now that it's all said and done I would say that there are certain things that I would have kept exactly the same and certain things I would have changed.
Garrett Wang

Who would have thought that Blair would have given us war after war, House of Lords sleaze, an accelerating climate-change crisis, and an outsourced, market-driven NHS?
Derek Walls

In the intermission, between group one and group two, you go to your dressing-room and change every stitch you have on you: underwear, shirt, tie, socks, pants and tails. Your other clothes are soaking wet.
George Antheil

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
Arthur Christopher Benson

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

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

To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
John Henry Newman

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.
Anthony J D'Angelo

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

You can take it as understood,
That your luck changes only if it's good.
Ogden Nash

The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
Adam Smith

I won't date a guy who doesn't own a toolbox. I'm not saying you need to be able to knock down a wall or build a house or anything like that. But I've been out with a couple of guys who didn't own toolboxes, and they couldn't even change a light bulb.
Kristen Swanson

That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.
Lisa Alther

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



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