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 CHANGE

 

It's not so much that we're afraid of change or so in love with the old ways, but it's that place in between that we fear . . . . It's like being between trapezes. It's Linus when his blanket is in the dryer. There's nothing to hold on to

Marylin Ferguson

 
Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.

Doris Lessing

 

 

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

 

Thomas a Kempis

 

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.

 

Robert F. Kennedy

 

Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

 

Margaret Mead

 

A fool tries to change the world, a wise man knows it changes of its own.

 

One has to live by ones time until one is big enough to change the times.

 

René P.B.A. Meijer

 

 

Surely Allah does not change the condition of a people until they change their own condition.

Mohammed, the Holy koran13.11

 

In his later years Pablo Picasso was not allowed to roam an art gallery unattended, for he had previously been discovered in the act of trying to improve on one of his old masterpieces.

 

Unknown source

 

 

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

 

Shakespeare

 

Things do not change, we change.

 

Henry David Thoreau

 

 

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

 

 

Leo Tolstoy

 

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

George Santayana

 

 

"We should take from the past its fires and not its ashes."

 

Jean Juares

 

"We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there."

 

Charles F. Kettering

 

"Only in growth, reform and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found."

 

 

Anne Morrow Lindberg

 

Turn on, tune in, drop out.

Timothy Leary

 

"I never think of the future, it comes soon enough."

Albert Einstein

 

 

"God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish one from the other."

Reinhold Niebuhr

 

 

"Let the past drift away with the water."

Japanese Saying

 

 

" Never confuse motion with action."

Ernest Hemingway

 

 

"Hegel is right having said that man learn from history as people never learn anything from history"

Shaw

 

 

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

Henri Bergson

 

 

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

Thomas a Kempis

 

 

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.

 

Robert F. Kennedy

 

Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

 

 

In his later years Pablo Picasso was not allowed to roam an art gallery unattended, for he had previously been discovered in the act of trying to improve on one of his old masterpieces.

Unknown source

 

 

Things do not change, we change.

Henry David Thoreau

 

 

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

 

 

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain." .

Maya Angelou

 

 

"Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken."

Frank Herbert

 

 

 

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."

Gandhi

 

 

"Fix yourself on the change instead of changing to the fix."

René P.B.A, Meijer

 

 

""Let the miracle of life appear before you. Open your eyes to the possibilities, grab the opportunities and embrace change."

E.M. Miller

 

"All changes, nothing is permanent"

Plato

 
 
 

 

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