Quotes and Sayings about Change



"In our view, successful reform is not an event. It is a sustainable process that will build on its own successes - a virtuous cycle of change."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Change, Successful, Reform, Will)

"The game has basically not changed since I ended my career."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Career)

"Western concepts of ownership and privatization came in and clashed with that. So land began to be exchanged."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Land, Ownership)

"Christians should be ready for a change because Jesus was the greatest changer in history."
- Ralph Abernathy
(Related: Change, History)

"Being on the run, having to change the way that you do business, being unable to plan in a safe and secure environment, always looking over your shoulder, knowing that some day somebody's going to knock on your door and it's going to be your last."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Change, Business, Being, Day, Environment)

"The issues and challenges surrounding nuclear non-proliferation are continuously evolving. They've changed dramatically at several junctures in recent memory."
- Spencer Abraham
(Related: Memory)

"Many have changed so much that they have lost the magic of the dream that carried them on their own bootstraps."
- Peter Abrahams
(Related: Dream, Magic)

"Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Change, Eternity, Laws, Manners, Opinions)

"The catalyst for much of this change is the growing support for republicanism."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Change, Support)

"It will always be a battle a day between those who want maximum change and those who want to maintain the status quo."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Change, Battle, Day, Want, Will)

"The unionists also for their part, want to minimise the potential for change, not only on the equality agenda but on the issues of sovereignty and ending the union."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Equality, Change, Ending, Potential, Want)

"I've changed my mind about the interview. I shall never give interviews."
- Maude Adams
(Related: Mind)

"Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Women, Feet, Old)

"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."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Change, Men, Nature, Climate, Common sense, Fool, Man, May)

"I look at every business and ask, How long can this last? How can I identify the status quo and change it?"
- Sheldon Adelson
(Related: Business, Change)

"To change, that is the most difficult thing to accomplish."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Change)

"There are people who never experience that, who remain closed until death, from fear of change."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Change, Experience, Death, People, Fear)

"That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy."
- Freda Adler
(Related: Change, Heart, Conformity, Contradiction, Laws, Man, Needs, Order)

"Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Giving, Pleasure)

"Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Actions, Country, Future, Present, Research, Years)

"Since that time up until the present time, there have been progress, and changes all through the time. The changes have not come by themselves; these changes have come from the doings of everyone in the country."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Time, Progress, Country, Present)

"For people who have... had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Change, People)

"Even God cannot change the past."
- Agathon
(Related: Change, God, Past)

"Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)

"Global equations undergo changes, this is their nature."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Nature)

"I got rid of my glasses and they changed my hair. That's really all they did. They went shopping for me, so the clothes are different too. It wasn't like Extreme Makeover where I got a nose job or anything."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Clothes, Extreme, Hair, Job)

"Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Change, Men, Action, First, Principles, Right, Will)

"True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Wisdom, Folly, Fool, Ignorance, Man, Mind)

"As far as we are concerned, we Syria have not changed."
- Bashar al-Assad
"Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Change, Idea, Being, Care, Celebrity, Fame, Job, Living)

"The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture to move around genres and sort of change you ideas, change your face, you know?"
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Change, Ideas, Celebrity, Culture, Fact, Metaphor)

"When I came from horizontal vertical straight all old stuff then suddenly I go also again in curved lines. And there I submit to changes in the intensity of my hand leading a tool, you see."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Leading, Old)

"Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole."
- Leon Battista Alberti
(Related: Change, Harmony)

"Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Change, Advice, Uncertainty)

"It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Music, Character, American, Living, Moods)

"The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Women, Rights, Law, Water)

"Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Change, Nations, Poverty)

"Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Direction, Fame, Name, Now, Wind)

"The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Change, Men)

"Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Change, Conflict, World)

"The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Religion, Time, People, Church, First)

"Jay Leno is not a guy who likes change. He eats the same food every day."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Food, Change, Day)

"I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Change, Life)

"Change, when it comes, cracks everything open."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Change, Open)

"Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Change, Formula, Now, Pretty, Reason)

"I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Change, Time, Maturity)

"After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Success, Mother, Perception, Awards)

"We were thrilled and we were privileged to be part of a revolution, because make no mistake about it, Ted Turner changed the world with CNN."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Mistake, Revolution, World)

"My first book was the book that changed my life."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Life, First)

"I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to."
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Related: Change, Actors, Talk, Want)

"When I got the money, the whole burden descended on me, and the realization of what I had done. And it led me then to make the further step, a change of loyalties."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Change, Money, Burden)

"Let's say a Soviet exchange student back in the '70s would go back and tell the KGB about people and places and things that he'd seen and done and been involved with. This is not really espionage; there's no betrayal of trust."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Trust, People, Betrayal)

"Sanctification is the real change in man from the sordidness of sin to the purity of God's image."
- William Ames
(Related: Change, God, Man, Purity, Sin)

"That's a wonderful change that's taken place, and so most poetry today is published, if not directly by the person, certainly by the enterprise of the poet himself, working with his friends."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Change, Poetry, Friends, Today)

"I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Change, Successful, Clarity, Meaning, Order, Stability, Stress)

"Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change. Because, if it does change, then it won't have anything to complain about."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Time, Change, Realism)

"In symphonic music, when you are conducting, you do the same thing. You are feeling the whole orchestra, thinking ahead so you can prepare for a change."
- David Amram
(Related: Change, Music, Feeling, Thinking)

"Aside from my work, in my everyday private life, I'm not a very adventureous person. I don't look for change."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Change, Life, Work)

"And what's interesting about the hybrids taking off is you've now introduced electric motors to the automobile industry. It's the first radical change in automobile technology in 100 years."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Change, Technology, First, Now, Radical, Years)

"I have a tendency to go through my life at full speed and as a one-man band, and so I don't generally stop and take in other people enough to develop many relationships. I'm starting to regret that a bit. I want to change it."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Change, Life, People, Regret, Relationships, Want)

"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."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Change, Opportunity, Hope, Day, Reading)

"Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention."
- Greg Anderson
(Related: Change, Happiness, Attention, Focus)

"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!"
- Greg Anderson
(Related: Change, Experience, Power, Positive, Choice)

"I don't know that I can give a definitive answer to that, I can only say that if we create the right climate those who are producing those products will have the opportunity to move into a higher value product if changes are needed if we get this right."
- John Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Climate, Right, Value, Will)

"Your lungs are changed forever from your first cigarette."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: First)

"The prize seemed to change my professional life very little."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Change, Life)

"Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Work, Change, Father, Baby, Being, Living, Reason, Want)

"The speed of change makes you wonder what will become of architecture."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Architecture, Change, Will, Wonder)

"Every time you work, you have to do it all over again, to rid yourself of this dross. I suppose for a person who is not an artist or not attempting art, it is not dross, because it is the common exchange of everyday life."
- Carl Andre
(Related: Life, Time, Art, Work, Artist)

"All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Love, Time)

"Let's just say I was really bad. Now I have grown into myself. I have changed."
- Naveen Andrews
(Related: Now)

"It is fundamentally important that Grasso resign so that the New York Stock Exchange can restore its moral authority."
- Phil Angelides
(Related: Authority)

"No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Change, Happiness, Life, Power, Control, Want)

"The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Change, Mind, Road)

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Change, Attitude)

"You know, this is a war of ideology, a war of thoughts and of faith. And we need people to really stand for faith and trust, not hope and change."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Change, Faith, War, Trust, People, Hope, Thoughts, Ideology)

"When someone follows you all the way to the shop and watches you buy toilet roll, you know your life has changed."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Life)

"You can love more than one person in your life, but things will be different. There'll be a different dynamic. Needs and desires change."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Change, Love, Life, Needs, Will)

"Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive."
- Francesca Annis
"For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains."
- Katharine Anthony
(Related: Change, Time, Thought, Labor, Leisure, Mothers, Relaxation)

"When it becomes more difficult to suffer than to change... you will change."
- Robert Anthony
(Related: Change, Will)

"When you blame others, you give up your power to change."
- Robert Anthony
(Related: Change, Power, Blame)

"I got into therapy in the fifth grade because I said in a sarcastic way that I was going to kill myself, and they didn't get it then. Nothing's changed."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Nothing, Sarcastic, Therapy)

"For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful - the change of technology - but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Change, Technology, Film)

"Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Change, Men, Growth, Children)

"I think my attitude to human beings has changed since leaving prison."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Attitude, Prison)

"Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Content, Fidelity, Loyalty, Mind)

"The Catholic faith never changes. But the language and mode of manifesting this one faith can change according to peoples, times and places."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: Change, Faith, Language)

"Such fire was not by water to be drowned, nor he his nature changed by changing ground."
- Ludovico Ariosto
(Related: Nature, Fire, Water)

"Change in all things is sweet."
- Aristotle
(Related: Change)

"When you're on a long running series, you reach a very rarefied, high oxygen area and after a while to keep a show on the air they have to make some very drastic changes."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Running)

"Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life."
- George Arliss
(Related: Life, Wisdom, Humility)

"I found my sound early on. Look at U2: they haven't changed their music for 20 years. Anyway, many people come unstuck when they try to change what they do and what they are known for."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Change, Music, People, Sound, Years)

"The values of Islam are expressed by Muslims clearly. September 11 changed the world, and put Muslims on the spotlight."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Values, Islam, World)

"Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't; men hope women won't change but they do."
- Bettina Arndt
(Related: Change, Marriage, Men, Women, Hope, Will)

"The line that describes the beautiful is elliptical. It has simplicity and constant change. It cannot be described by a compass, and it changes direction at every one of its points."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Change, Direction, Simplicity)

"Despite the painful changes we have had to make, we continue to believe in the St. Louis market. And we are hoping to add flights, in a careful way, as the economics of our business improve and the demands of the traveling public in St. Louis become clear."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Business, Economics, Public, Traveling)

"These are times of unprecedented challenge and change in the airline industry, and the appointments we are announcing today will put American in an even stronger position to continue the substantial progress that has already been made under the tenets of our Turnaround Plan."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Change, Progress, American, Challenge, Today, Will)

"Music used to change people's minds - and it still changes mine."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Change, Music, People)

"It is simply the truth that the political system that I am part of has degenerated to the point that it needs fundamental change."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Change, Truth, Needs)

"One fifth of human kind depend on fish to live. Today now 70 percent of the fish stock are over-exploited. According to FAO if we don't change our system of fishing the main sea resources will be gone in 2050. We don't want to believe what we know."
- Yann Arthus-Bertrand
(Related: Change, Fish, Fishing, Now, Sea, Today, Want, Will)

"I'm flattered that so many baseball people think I'm a Hall of Famer. But what's hard to believe is how one-hundred and fifty plus people have changed their minds about me since I became eligible, because I haven't had a base hit since then."
- Richie Ashburn
(Related: People, Baseball)

"We've got to understand that the whole nature of the way American democracy guards its freedom has been changed."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Nature, American, Democracy, Freedom)

"Nothing remains great without a capacity to change and to accommodate the conditions of a changing world."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Change, Nothing, World)

"The Patriot Act allows and provides a basis for an exchange of information."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Act, Information)

"It works both ways: there are victims of tragedy who come to me who have experienced grief of such magnitude that they cannot reconcile. Likewise, I cannot change the mentality of those who committed the crimes or the fools who followed them."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Change, Fools, Grief, Tragedy, Victims)

"Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me - I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations."
- Jane Asher
(Related: Business, Home, People, Buying, Fun, Now)

"The principal or highest part of the mountain having changed its direction to east and west, I ascended it in such manner as to leave its most elevated ranges to the south and travelled north west over a very rough and broken country generally covered with snow."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Country, Direction, Snow)

"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."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Society, Change, Decision, Today, Will, World)

"Especially for my father it was a great change. He used to be a socialist and even a member of the socialist party. But then he became an orthodox Jew."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Change, Father, Party)

"We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be."
- John Astin
(Related: Change, Greatness, Earth, Humanity, Race, Running, Will)

"The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything... or nothing."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Change, Life, People, Nothing, Want)

"As much as I didn't want to change, lifestyles do change."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Change, Want)

"You know, they just don't make big movie stars the way they used to, maybe because the system has changed, the studio system, but it's sad to see people like Jimmy Stewart go, all the giants of the past."
- Tom Atkins
(Related: People, Giants, Past, Stars)

"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."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Change, Politics, Success, Economics)

"One day I caught four Dolphins, how much I have gazed at these beautiful creatures... as they changed their hue in twenty varieties of richest arrangement of tints."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Day)

"It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Men, Angels, Humility, Pride)

"The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Life, Change, Thoughts, Universe)

"Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Change, Nature, Delight, Loss, Nothing)

"Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Change, Nature, Nothing, Universe)

"Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Change, Content, Day)

"Everything can change at any moment, suddenly and forever."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Change)

"Winning that first game was so important; my mother always said that the first game of the second set was the chance to keep it going if you were ahead or change things if you were behind."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Change, Mother, Winning, Chance, First)

"But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They're spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we're on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Change, Health, People, Victory, Winning, American, Defeat, Fighting, Generations, Now, Reform, Right)

"Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Change, Life, Nature, End, Man)

"Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Change, Love, People, Character, Conviction, Freedom, Liberty, Nothing)

"According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value."
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(Related: Change, Work, Criticism, Praise, Principles, Value)

"The challenging thing is that we go home after doing the run-through and the writers stay there working, so sometimes I get script changes delivered to me at midnight. It's constantly shifting."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Home, Midnight, Writers)

"The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born? Where is your home? Where are you going? What are you doing? Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Change, Home, Answers, Questions)

"The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Fear, Meaning, Wonder)

"You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Change, Future, Mind, Past)

"You are still lucky - you have a certain type of people who keep buying your music - but then you can get typecast and have to keep making that same music, and you can change only slightly. It's risky to bounce around and change your type of music."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Change, Music, People, Buying)

"I always said that you can use the same vehicle although the driver will change, or the same vehicle to go for the race. It's a different driver, this is exactly what's happening to the cabinet."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Change, Race, Will)

"You must change in order to survive."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Change, Order)

"Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Life, People, Celebrity, Famous, Gold)

"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."
- Ella Baker
(Related: Change, Waiting)

"We must examine then the concerns of the Government of Japan about the language of the treaty itself - of SOFA - and of the interim and further arrangements that have been made since 1995, and see whether or not we need to make any changes. Those are decisions I cannot make."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, Decisions, Language)

"But I think it's always difficult when a product that you're using and accustomed to changes."
- Mitchell Baker
"And I think being a good director is being able to be completely tyrannical and you?ve got to be an absolute dictator while at the same time, you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Change, Time, Being)

"Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles, face change full of courage, courage based on faith."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Change, Faith, Courage, Principles)

"Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Change, People, Living, Thinking)

"Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

"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
(Related: Age, Change, Actors, Years)

"Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: State)

"People can cry much easier than they can change."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Change, People)

"Our people, our shareholders, me, Bill Gates, we expect to change the world in every way, to succeed wildly at everything we touch, to have the broadest impact of any company in the world."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Change, People, Company, Succeed, World)

"If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it's never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely - by that time, you're both dead."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Change, Time, Work, Wrong)

"People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Successful, Control, Ability, Effect, Exercise, Measure)

"I don't see that there are any particular changes in popular music."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Music, Popular)

"I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Home, Life, Kids, Reading, Weekend)

"We have to admit that, notwithstanding all the efforts in which governments and peoples have participated, no corresponding change has been wrought in the aspect of the world's armaments."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Change, World)

"My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change."
- William Banting
(Related: Change, Medical, Friends, Now, Proof, Remarkable)

"My ideas about time all developed from the realization that if nothing were to change we could not say that time passes. Change is primary, time, if it exists at all, is something we deduce from it."
- Julian Barbour
(Related: Change, Time, Ideas, Nothing)

"Vadim changed my mind about acting. Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Acting, Man, Mind)

"Only idiots refuse to change their minds."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Change, Idiots)

"Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Change, Time, Dream, Action, Vision, World)

"But there's actually a lot of punk bands out there that go out of the norm, use odd time signatures, or a lot of different tempo changes in a song."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Time, Punk, Song)

"We help people to begin truly healthful diets, and it is absolutely wonderful to see, not only their success, but also their delight at their ability to break old habits and feel really healthy for a change."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Change, Success, People, Ability, Delight, Habits, Help, Old)

"We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Hope, Formula, Names, Schools, Training)

"An interesting thing happened in 1989, right as I was graduating: the stock market crashed and really changed the landscape of the art world in New York. It made the kind of work I was doing interesting to galleries that wouldn't have normally been interested in it."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Art, Work, Right, World)

"All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: Melancholy)

"The most useless are those who never change through the years."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Change, Years)

"Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate."
- Karl Barth
(Related: Change, Love, God, Hate, Man)

"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."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Change, Fear, Progress, Action, Hope, Vision, Error, Living)

"In the past, poetry came in the form of spells and chants used to effect change."
- John Barton
(Related: Change, Poetry, Effect, Past)

"Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Food, America, Public)

"Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Affectation, End, Routine)

"What use is revelation or religion if it doesnt change anything?"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Change, Religion)

"We should be proud that our Prophet came into the world with the message of Islam to change it for the better, and not for the worse, or to keep things as they are."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Change, Islam, World)

"Islam is perfect, there is nothing to be added or changed."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Islam, Nothing)

"The first time I ask him, have you had your cheekbones raised, have you had your nose changed? He denied it all. I was asking him to compare his face with what it looked like years ago."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Time, First, Years)

"My priorities had been changing before I had Addie but after she was born they changed completely. I don't count - my daughter sort of owns me."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Daughter, Priorities)

"There is, however, a change going on in the world. There's far more interest in drawing now than there has been in a long, long time. Schools are beginning to teach drawing again in a serious and meaningful way."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Change, Time, Beginning, Interest, Now, Schools, World)

"The things that have come into being change continually. The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing."
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Related: Change, Being, Man, Memory, Nothing)

"The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy."
- Kathy Bates
(Related: People, Privacy, Projects)

"It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: History, Change, Future, Man, Nonsense)

"The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it."
- Mary Catherine Bateson
(Related: Death, Ending, Meaning)

"This life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed with a desire to change his bed."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Change, Life, Bed, Desire)

"Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living."
- Miriam Beard
(Related: Change, Travel, Ideas, Deep, Living)

"My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Change, Wife, Man)

"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Change, Life, Act, Delay, Future, Now, Today)

"I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It's really not all lesbians any more."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Change, People, Hope, Now)

"There's 40 or 50 songs that nobody's heard that I've done in between albums. There's a whole evolution from Midnite Vultures to Sea Change that's never been released."
- Beck
(Related: Change, Evolution, Sea, Songs)

"Sea Change was so specific. From the beginning it was set what it was going to be. All the other ideas that I had at the time I had to put to the side."
- Beck
(Related: Change, Time, Ideas, Beginning, Sea)

"Political Correctness doesn't change us, it shuts us up."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Change)

"In one century, we've added 28 years to our average life span - a change so rapid that our brains couldn't possibly have evolved to accommodate it."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Change, Life, Years)

"I can't change history, I don't want to change history. I can only change the future. I'm working on that."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Change, History, Future, Want)

"The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families, but also those in other cultures and the changes in family structure during the past several centuries."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Family, Past)

"Every situation has changed me as a person."
- David Beckham
"When you have kids you do grow up. I have just started realising it now-it changes the world, having children."
- David Beckham
(Related: Children, Kids, Now, World)

"The first year with the success that we had and let me point out that the time frame changes depending on which decade you look at it. In the seventies acts were kind of expected to do an album a year. If you look at the Beatles they were doing three a year."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Success, Time, First)

"No matter who becomes chancellor, Poland and Germany will remain neighbours, strategic partners, not only within the European Union, but also world partners, and I don't believe anything could change in our relations."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Change, Germany, Will, World)

"I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight."
- Chris Bell
(Related: People, Courage, Fool, Thinking, Trying)

"Yes, my life is a life of combat; I can say that this has never stopped for a single instant. It is a combat that started for me at the age of 16. I'm 90 years old now, and my motivation hasn't changed; it's the same fervour that drives me."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Age, Life, Motivation, Now, Old, Years)

"Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Action, Information, Problems, Visions, World)

"I think tremendous change has taken place since the World Summit for Children in 1990."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Change, Children, World)

"For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Age, Change, Children, Completion, Example, Law, Legislation, School)

"You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Change, Night)

"Change is good. And in fact unavoidable."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Change, Fact)

"We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Change, Society, Values, Capitalism)

"Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Change)

"Outside of being an actress, I feel like being out is the biggest way that gay people can change perception. There are people that give millions of dollars to gay organizations but are closeted to their own families."
- Jill Bennett
(Related: Change, People, Perception, Being, Gay)

"The world has fundamentally changed. It fundamentally changed when the Berlin Wall came down and the 'evil empire' ceased to exist. We are engaged around the world whether we like it or not."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: World)

"Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene."
- A. C. Benson
(Related: Change, Self)

"As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am."
- George Benson
(Related: Change, Career, Cats, Desire, Jazz, Pleasure)

"Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Nature, Science, Breeding, Concern)

"Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Change, Work, Values, Beliefs, Culture, Study)

"When I had people scratchin' my shorts a bit, it played better. We lost a bit of that in all the personnel changes and it's an element we need to get back."
- Tom Bergeron
(Related: People)

"We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Belief, Goals, Fire, Mind)

"To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Change)

"I cannot escape the objection that there is no state of mind, however simple, that does not change every moment."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Change, Mind, State)

"You know, Motorcycle Diaries has no incredible stories, no sudden plot twists, it doesn't play that way. It's about recognizing that instance of change and embracing it."
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Change, Diaries, Play)

"There's no way I can compete with someone who can write rap or rock and roll. Nor do I wish to. But I've always kept up to date with music changes. I worked very hard not to type myself."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Music, Rap)

"I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?"
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Change, Blame, Fault)

"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Change)

"It's not going to be easy to change things."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Change)

"The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings."
- Halle Berry
(Related: Love, People, May, Struggle, Will)

"It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Change, People, Old, School)

"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."
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Related: Change, Dream, Hope, Being, Future, Sense, Today, World, Youth)

"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."
- Luc Besson
(Related: Change, People, Day, Politicians)

"We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends."
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Related: Change, Power, Ideas, Courage, May, Old, Potential, Youth)

"Obviously the biggest change is that it's me by myself. When you don't have another band interpreting your songs or playing them the way that they have, it's bound to sound different."
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Related: Change, Songs, Sound)

"There's two facets to writing a song. There's you sitting in your room writing the sentiments of the song; the lyrics, the melody and the changes, and then there's the part where you go into the studio and you put clothing on it."
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Related: Song, Writing)

"The most conservative man in this world is the British trade unionist when you want to change him."
- Ernest Bevin
(Related: Change, Conservative, Man, Trade, Want, World)

"In this world of chance and change and mutability, the fulfillment of any resolve depends on the will of the Lord."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Change, Chance, Fulfillment, Will, World)

"The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes."
- Benazir Bhutto
"It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes him feel better."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Change, Man, Skepticism)

"Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Change, Politics, Revolution)

"If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Change, Movies, Women, Gender)

"As children, many of us were taught never to talk to strangers. As parents and grandparents, our message must change with technology to include strangers on the Internet."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Change, Technology, Children, Grandparents, Internet, Strangers, Talk)

"It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realize that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality."
- Steven Biko
(Related: Change, Truth, People, Personality)

"Stations were built at intervals averaging fifteen miles apart. A rider's route covered three stations, with an exchange of horses at each, so that he was expected at the beginning to cover close to forty-five miles - a good ride when one must average fifteen miles an hour."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Beginning, Horses)

"There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Change, Opinions)

"I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Change, Life, Experience, Acting, Being, Freedom, Limits, Prison)

"Movies are open doors, and at every door, I change character and life."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Change, Life, Movies, Character, Open)

"I don't have ideas so much as there are things which constantly evolve... there are various threads or layers, if you like, which change."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Change, Ideas)

"When you share work, and you have the opportunity of seeing people you like doing what they do best, and you also interchange socially with them, it's very addictive."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity)

"The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Change, Friend, Constitution, Enemy, Free speech, Revolution, Tyranny)

"I think that, on the reconciliation issue, if they had the votes, we wouldn't have had the summit. And if they try to go through reconciliation, it will be a change in semantics. Instead of the American people saying 'stop the bill' or 'kill the bill,' it's all going to be about repealing the bill. That's not the kind of discussion that they want."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Change, People, American, Saying, Semantics, Want, Will)

"What's the point of re-releasing an album? The original sounded good, why change something about it?"
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Change)

"They reality is that we have 70% of our voters use a punch card system that I tried to change and that bipartisan resistance in the legislature stopped."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Change, Reality)

"What is interesting in this is the exchange of music that occurred between New Orleans and Cuba, I mean, they had ferries that would go from one port to another."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Music)

"You put high heels on and you change."
- Manolo Blahnik
(Related: Change)

"I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Change, Politics, Country, Party)

"For every expert that says humans are the cause of "climate change" there are 10 more who say we aren't."
- Bradley A. Blakeman
(Related: Cause)

"We invite, then, the world to come with its silver and make the exchange."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: World)

"When the truth changes from your speaking, you know you have told the truth."
- Ray Blanton
(Related: Truth)

"Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change, you're bored. It's the same with fashion, you know. And that, I suppose, is what style is about."
- Bill Blass
(Related: Change, Eye, Fashion, Style)

"I've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes. For 27 years. I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie."
- William Peter Blatty
(Related: Years)

"As no outward motion or change, when normal, in man's external body can take place unless provoked by an inward impulse, given through one of the three functions named, so with the external or manifested Universe."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Change, Body, Man, Universe)

"History is, in its essentials, the science of change. It knows and it teaches that it is impossible to find two events that are ever exactly alike, because the conditions from which they spring are never identical."
- Marc Bloch
(Related: History, Science, Change, Events, Spring)

"Shakespeare will not make us better, and he will not make us worse, but he may teach us how to overhear ourselves when we talk to ourselves... he may teach us how to accept change in ourselves as in others, and perhaps even the final form of change."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Change, May, Shakespeare, Talk, Will)

"I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven't had any moral compass, who've just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they're losers."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Business, Government, Thought, People, End, Popular)

"To change, to convert? Why bother?"
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Change)

"I found that when I did something for the sake of heaven, heaven happened. These things changed my life. I owe them to my encounter with Christianity."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Life, Christianity, Heaven)

"A property in the 100-year floodplain has a 96 percent chance of being flooded in the next hundred years without global warming. The fact that several years go by without a flood does not change that probability."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Change, Being, Chance, Fact, Global warming, Property, Years)

"Judy, we think that since the 11th of September, 2001, we've faced a similar heightened threat level. And we've been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence and security information and the assessment of that information, because that's the crucial element."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Intelligence, Information, Security)

"In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Age, Government, Technology, Economy, Internet, State)

"I hardly expected the grand jury to sustain me, after they saw everything different from what it had been while I was there. Yet they did, and their report to the court advises all the changes made that I had proposed."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Court, Jury)

"We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him."
- John Boehner
(Related: Change, Work, People, Hope, Now, President, Respect, Will)

"After so many changes, I realized I'd better cling to my own family and to what I've got right here."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Family, Right)

"People are no longer primarily in opposition, nor can they be said to be interacting, rather they are participating in this pool of common meaning which is capable of constant development and change."
- David Bohm
(Related: Change, People, Development, Meaning, Opposition)

"Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Change, Deep, Difficulty, Order, Solution, Thinking)

"I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change."
- Richard Nelson Bolles
(Related: Change, Life, Constancy, Sense)

"I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law."
- Louis Bonaparte
(Related: Change, Country, Enemy, Force, Law)

"One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Change, Superiority, Wishes, Years)

"Change is tough, people don't like it, but it is necessary. Take two aspirins and call me in the morning."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Change, People)

"But we are not in the world to be good but to change it."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Change, World)

"Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Gratitude, Joy, Memory)

"As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both."
- Bono
(Related: Change, Chance, Fun, Want, World)

"Music can change the world because it can change people."
- Bono
(Related: Change, Music, People, World)

"If you never change your mind, why have one?"
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Change, Mind)

"Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities."
- George Boole
(Related: Change, Knowledge, Acquaintance, Certainty, Circumstances, Expectation, Theory)

"Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream."
- Debby Boone
(Related: Dreams, Change, Nothing)

"I think the best president - because he changed the whole mood of the country, the whole economy of the country, and stood up to Communism... that was continuing its causes around the world, and backed them off and caused them to collapse - and that was Ronald Reagan."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Causes, Communism, Country, Economy, President, World)

"I went to Ithaca, found the Grateful Dead and my life was changed."
- David Boreanaz
(Related: Life, Ithaca)

"Women will change the corporation more than we expect."
- Anita Borg
(Related: Change, Women, Will)

"The Navy has changed a great deal. Not that the officers of my day were bad, because I served under a lot of good officers, believe me. But there were a few bad ones, too."
- Ernest Borgnine
(Related: Day, Navy)

"The notion that Congress can change the meaning given a constitutional provision by the Court is subversive of the function of judicial review; and it is not the less so because the Court promises to allow it only when the Constitution is moved to the left."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Change, Congress, Constitution, Court, Meaning, Promises)

"Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Change, Progress, Countries, Revolution, Now, Production, Rain)

"I really wanted to do research. That has never changed."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Research)

"I changed my mind because of a scene between Howard Cunningham and Richie. The father-son situation was written so movingly, I fell in love with the project."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: Love, Father, Mind, Project)

"The 9/11 Commission recently released their report, citing important changes which need to be made to improve our nation's homeland security. I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership when this report was left until after the August recess for action."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Leadership, Action, Disappointment, Nation, Security)

"If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it?"
- Ian Botham
(Related: Change)

"Truth, though it has many disadvantages, is at least changeless. You can always find it where you left it."
- Phyllis Bottome
(Related: Truth)

"It is important to recognize and politics positive thinking is often the slaves' virtue - something that people do to con themselves about the burden and change being placed upon them."
- James Bovard
(Related: Change, Politics, People, Positive, Virtue, Being, Burden, Positive thinking)

"Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them."
- Catherine Drinker Bowen
(Related: Change, Friends, Mistakes, Self, Trouble, Writers)

"A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it's a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what's good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy."
- Bill Bowerman
(Related: Change, Principles, Worth)

"With so many of our fundamental rights hanging in the balance, it is not good enough to simply roll the dice, hoping a nominee has changed his past views. It's not good enough to think, 'This is the best we can expect from this president'."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Balance, Rights, Past, President)

"Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Change, Earth, Facts, Friends, Republican, Republicans)

"The White House has embarked on a mission to convince the people of our country that Social Security is in dire need of drastic change in order to save it for all workers."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Change, People, Country, Mission, Order, Security, Workers)

"The making of television has changed quite a bit. Now you have to do them n cheaper budgets."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Budgets, Now, Television)

"It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Nature, Change, Sympathy, Economy, Help, May)

"No one will ever know what I went through to secure those negatives. The world can never appreciate it. It changed the whole course of my life."
- Mathew Brady
(Related: Life, Will, World)

"That taught me one lesson which is that you're naive to believe that bands can change the world. Bands are very naive to think that just if their audience thinks that they can change the world, that they can. That was quite a lesson for my career, really."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Change, Career, World)

"My disorder has been attended with several symptoms of a consumption; and I have been at times apprehensive that my great change was at hand: yet blessed be God, I have never been affrighted; but, on the contrary, at times much delighted with a view of its approach."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Change, God, Disorder)

"I don't know really, it doesn't feel like it has changed to me but I think to have to move with the times. Try out different areas and not get stuck in 1978."
- Jo Brand
"So, my style has hopefully changed over the years and it is more relaxed, and I do tend to smile and have more than one expression these days hopefully - which I didn't at the beginning."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Beginning, Expression, Smile, Style, Years)

"The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance."
- Nathaniel Branden
(Related: Change, Acceptance, Awareness, First)

"Furthermore I will just have to see what the future will bring me. But a change of food whets the appetite."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Change, Food, Appetite, Future, Will)

"It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to keep it."
- Willy Brandt
(Related: Change, Courage, Opinion)

"We must remember that the people for whom this change represents a first taste of freedom and a new and brighter future did not allow their resolution to falter, no matter how great the suffering by which they bought this independence."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Change, People, First, Freedom, Future, Independence, Resolution, Suffering, Taste)

"At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement concerning the preliminaries for Genoa, and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Ideas, Agreement, states)

"I sat with him for three hours and we did not exchange a single word. At the end he handed me, as he had done before, an envelope with money in it. It would have been much nicer if he had enclosed a greeting or a loving word. I would have been so pleased if he had."
- Eva Braun
(Related: Money, End, Word)

"I'll probably be 80 years old and still performing. Music is like fashion, it changes. But some things will always be the same."
- Toni Braxton
(Related: Music, Fashion, Old, Will, Years)

"I hope they're going to learn, and as a result of our response, that it isn't going to work. They're not going to change our life, they're not going to have us throw out our Constitution, and they're not going to chase us out of the Middle East."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Change, Life, Work, Hope, Constitution, Result)

"Law cannot stand aside from the social changes around it."
- William J. Brennan
(Related: Law)

"I discipline churchgoers with godly lessons and sharp words if they do not change their ways. My goal is to open their hearts so that they seek forgiveness."
- William Brewster
(Related: Change, Forgiveness, Discipline, Goal, Open, Words)

"So sweet love seemed that April morn. When first we kissed beside the thorn, So strangely sweet, it was not strange We thought that love could never change."
- Robert Bridges
(Related: Change, Love, Thought, April, First)

"Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark proved that you could fight a war with high- level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action."
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Related: War, Action, Fight)

"Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on."
- David Brin
(Related: Age, Change, Science, People, Fiction, Literature)

"A climate change response must have at its heart a redistribution of wealth and resources."
- Emma Brindal
(Related: Change, Heart, Wealth, Climate, Climate change)

"I had no real education because I was in and out of schools so I decided that I would completely change my look, change my image, change my name and move to New York."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Change, Education, Name, Schools)

"I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Change, Thought, Character, First, Name)

"In all the sciences except Psychology we deal with objects and their changes, and leave out of account as far as possible the mind which observes them."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Mind, Psychology)

"Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they come to visit now. They can hold the baby and I can go out."
- Matthew Broderick
(Related: Love, Baby, Now, Visit)

"I can't change the past, and I don't think I would. I don't expect to be understood. I like what I've written, the stories and two novels. If I had to give up what I've written in order to be clear of this disease, I wouldn't do it."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Change, Disease, Order, Past)

"I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Change, Soul, Man)

"You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Change, Life, May, World)

"I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Dreams, Life, Ideas, Mind, Water, Wine)

"Until the world in some way changes, then my responsibility is to share what I know and more importantly to behave like I know about the extraordinary work and effort and blood shed for me to be able to sit here."
- Avery Brooks
(Related: Work, Blood, Effort, Responsibility, World)

"Don't change a thing. That's one of the best gimmicks a band could ever come up with."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Change)

"Because of the changes in the Padres team I played with last year, I felt like a veteran recently when I worked out with Jason Kendall and he told me he's liked listening to my records since he was a kid!"
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Listening)

"Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Change, Opinions, Will)

"What I want to write about has changed somewhat, and the scope of the storytelling has changed accordingly."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Want)

"I might add that you change as a person as you grow older, so you change as a writer, too."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Change, Writer)

"But I made no efforts to organize my supporters to hold on to the apparatus. Consequently I was soon expelled and my followers, who did not change coats overnight, quietly left or were expelled from the party."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Change, Followers, Party)

"I spend my life essentially alone at a computer. That doesn't change. I have the same challenges every day."
- Dan Brown
(Related: Life, Change, Computer, Day)

"Cage's Music of Changes was a further indication that the arts in general were beginning to consciously deal with the "given" material and, to varying degrees, liberating them from the inherited, functional concepts of control."
- Earle Brown
(Related: Music, Control, Beginning)

"Take, therefore, what modern technology is capable of: the power of our moral sense allied to the power of communications and our ability to organize internationally.That, in my view, gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Change, Power, Technology, Opportunity, Ability, Community, First, Sense, World)

"Where there is a sufficient social movement of self-reliant communities, there can be political change. There must be political change."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Change, Self)

"You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change."
- Les Brown
(Related: Change, Goals, Circumstances, Present)

"The view only changes for the lead dog."
- Norman O. Brown
"One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Home)

"Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Change, Food, Government, Rights, Safety, Security, Workers)

"When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights."
- William Wells Brown
(Related: Change, Time, Mother, Thought, Being, Rights, Name)

"Security... it's simply the recognition that changes will take place and the knowledge that you're willing to deal with whatever happens."
- Harry Browne
(Related: Knowledge, Security, Will)

"The biggest influence? I've had several at different times - but the biggest for me was Bob Dylan, who was a guy that came along when I was twelve or thirteen and just changed all the rules about what it meant to write songs."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Influence, Rules, Songs)

"The whole world has changed after September 11th."
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Related: World)

"Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time."
- Dick Bruna
(Related: Time, Books)

"Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Action, Control, Media, Prevention, Service)

"It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people."
- Giordano Bruno
(Related: Change, Truth, People, Majority, Mind, Proof)

"If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?"
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Body, Man, Spirit, Will)

"The fun never goes out, but it changes with the years, with winning and losing."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Winning, Fun, Losing, Years)

"A stable, changeless state, 'twere cause indeed to weep."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Cause, State)

"Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Cause, State, World)

"A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Change, Love, Marriage, Growth)

"Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Art, Now, Theater)

"The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Corruption, Court, Media, Talk)

"Looking back... it's hard to understand what all the fuss was about as things changed in just a few years. When you look at all the things that have happened in the world, it seems very small."
- Zola Budd
(Related: World, Years)

"The stores and the things like that, the business side of things came out at the point when, I'd say probably in the early '70s, it looked like the year of the singer-songwriter was over, 'cause music changed in our time and the spotlight was out."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Business, Music, Time)

"It is well for people who think to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean. For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Change, People, Order)

"Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Genius, First, Results, Universe, World)

"With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot; but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Change, Absence, Genetics, Years)

"And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don't, it's just real hard to get through the day, and I'll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Work, Body, Day, Language, Talking, Want)

"A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Change, Conservation, State)

"We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Nature, Change, Law)

"The key to why things change is the key to everything."
- James E. Burke
(Related: Change, Key)

"We had some problems - my children were kidnapped during that time, and it just changed my whole way of thinking, from being in show business and everything else."
- Solomon Burke
(Related: Business, Time, Being, Children, Problems, Thinking)

"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Change, Life)

"If you get through the primary and you work very hard for three months and you're not successful, you go back to being normal. The only thing that changes your life forever is if you win."
- Max Burns
(Related: Life, Work, Successful, Being, Months)

"The terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, changed the way we think about security."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Security, Terror)

"Although we must change the ways we protect our country, we must also guard against policies that appear attractive but offer little real protection and may even impede our ability to protect ourselves."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Change, Ability, Country, May, Protection)

"Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Change, Artists, Fact, Legislators, Mind)

"Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Change, Hope, Desperation)

"I think that the change began... I made a film a few years ago called The Spitfire Grill, and that didn't make much money either, but it was a good film and an independent film."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Change, Money, Film, Years)

"Why should we change onstage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way."
- Cliff Burton
(Related: Change, Fancy, Trying)

"But change must always be balanced with some degree of consistency."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Change, Consistency)

"We all know that change is inevitable. It provides us with a challenge and an opportunity to grow and improve and to attract new members with new ideas."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Change, Opportunity, Ideas, Challenge)

"We have the opportunity to provide the first FDA reviewed and approved over-the-counter option that can help people lose weight and make changes to their lifestyle and diet."
- Steve Burton
(Related: Diet, People, Opportunity, First, Help, Weight)

"The jarring change going from an urban environment to an extremely remote natural environment is extremely inspiring. It's constantly stimulating, it's like a slap in the face."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Change, Environment, Inspiring)

"It's the No.1 issue with people I talk to, whether Republican, Democrat or independent. They want to see the way business is done in Washington change."
- Francine Busby
(Related: Business, Change, People, Republican, Talk, Want, Washington)

"Change is the end result of all true learning."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Change, End, Learning, Result)

"I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Change, People, Control, Destiny, Lonely, Want)

"The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you're not going to change each other's minds. It's a waste of your time and my time."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Change, Time, Waste)

"People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Trust, Time, People, Idea, Example, Speech)

"When you turn your heart and your life over to Christ, when you accept Christ as the savior, it changes your heart."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Life, Heart, Christ)

"I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Change, Work, People, American, Cause, Mind, Persuasion, Therapy, Will)

"The scene changes but the aspirations of men of good will persist."
- Vannevar Bush
(Related: Men, Aspirations, Will)

"Jack Bruce, as soon as I saw him, it changed me. I didn't even know what bass players did until I saw Cream."
- Geezer Butler
"God Almighty is, to be sure, unmoved by passion or appetite, unchanged by affection; but then it is to be added that He neither sees nor hears nor perceives things by any senses like ours; but in a manner infinitely more perfect."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: God, Affection, Appetite, Passion, Senses)

"I had to skydive for the movie and I was terrified. Like everybody, I thought it was going to be one of those experiences that changes your life. It didn't."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Life, Thought)

"We don't change what we are, we change what we think what we are."
- Eric Butterworth
(Related: Change)

"John Paul II, above all, managed to contain the huge mass of frustration, of hate that had accumulated in that region, in favour of a peaceful transition. This was, without doubt, something that changed European history."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: History, Doubt, Frustration, Hate)

"Opinions are made to be changed or how is truth to be got at?"
- George Byron
(Related: Truth, Opinions)

"Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?"
- Lord Byron
(Related: Truth, Opinions)

"Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces."
- Julius Caesar
(Related: Power, War, Fortune)

"It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Change, Time, Hope, Job, Solution)

"A movie and a stage show are two entirely different things. A picture, you can do anything you want. Change it, cut out a scene, put in a scene, take a scene out. They don't do that on stage."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Change, Want)

"That's what George wrote! He wrote it. Why change it? There was this European company that I was speaking about awhile ago - course, didn't nobody know what Porgy was."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Change, Company)

"From where I am sitting much of the country now sees the President the way I have seen him since the campaign. He is an ambitious leftist, with little understanding of economics, and with far-reaching goals to create significant and irreversible growth of government and redistribution of wealth through dramatic changes in tax, regulatory, and spending policies."
- Charles W. Calomiris
(Related: Government, Goals, Growth, Wealth, Country, Economics, Tax, Now, President, Understanding)

"Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Cities, Order, Traveling)

"But by providing the background picture - the universal situational awareness that we desire - by showing the anomalies, the Space-Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Change, Intelligence, Nature, Awareness, Desire, Space, Will)

"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."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Change, Act, Congress, Constitution, President, Senate)

"We need the Chinese to - you know, spend more, save less - consume more and not be so focused on exports. There are big changes we need in the world."
- David Cameron
(Related: World)

"So, I just kind of played the way I played and then eventually we kind of figured out what worked best for the band. So, I definitely changed my stuff up and I think we're playing really tight now."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Now)

"Even with, or perhaps, because of, this background, I have over the past few years sensed a very dramatic change in attitude on the part of Prince Edward Islanders towards the on-going rush for so-called modernization."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, Attitude, Past, Years)

"I do not regard it as wrong to take my life, because I simply change my place of residence and go where my wife and baby are."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, Life, Wife, Baby, Wrong)

"Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians, and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment, have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a significant attitudinal change towards our culture."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, American, Culture, Environment, Party, Past, Years)

"Some would suggest that there has been a dramatic change in our perception of the world and ourselves within the world. Others have observed that there has been an almost complete about-face in a relatively short span of time."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, Time, Perception, World)

"We must carefully examine change so that we are able to discard those aspects of change which would be detrimental to our way of life, and, at the same time, take advantage of those aspects of change which will enhance and improve our quality of life."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, Life, Time, Quality, Will)

"I hope lots of people will join the solidarity march on May 7th and I hope things will change."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Change, People, Hope, March, May, Solidarity, Will)

"I wrote five issues of that and got the sack. Actually, they paid me for eight, but they changed their minds about the direction and threw three issues out the window."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: Direction)

"The world has changed profoundly since our programs were first established."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: First, World)

"An increasing number of Canadians must juggle the demands of work with the need to care for children, or for family members who are ill or too frail to care for themselves. Our programs have simply not kept pace with these societal changes."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Family, Work, Care, Children)

"Hurry boys, hurry, we have to make a quick change or the hour will be up."
- Malcolm Campbell
(Related: Change, Boys, Quick, Will)

"I cannot drink or do anything that changes the mind."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: Mind)

"Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Change, Care, Community)

"So after the Lewinsky scandal, everything changed, and we moved from using the Bible to address the moral issues of our time, which were social, to moral issues of our time that were very personal. I have continued that relationship up until the present."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Time, Bible, Present, Scandal)

"There is the good and the bad, the great and the low, the just and the unjust. I swear to you that all that will never change."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Change, Will)

"If the President says, oh, Washington's got to change, and people are doubting whether my change can really happen, I think instead what the public's begun to see is the change they're seeing is not the change they voted for."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Change, People, President, Public, Washington)

"Dr. King's leadership reaffirmed the promise of our democracy: that everyday people, working together, have the power to change our government and our institutions for the better."
- Maria Cantwell
(Related: Change, Government, Leadership, Power, People, Promise)

"Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution, I urge that the counties cooperate with one another, that future road work be more uniform, and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Change, Work, People, Constitution, Future, Result, Road, Will)

"Several amendments should be made to the primary and general election laws to improve them, but such changes must in no way interfere with a full and free expression of the people's choice in naming the candidates to be voted on at general elections."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: People, Choice, Elections, Expression, Laws)

"Drilling in the refuge will not solve America's energy problem. The Energy Department's own figures show that drilling would not change gas prices by more than a penny a gallon, and this would be 20 years from now."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Change, America, Drilling, Energy, Now, Will, Years)

"Now a lot has changed and I can separate a lot of things."
- Jennifer Capriati
(Related: Now)

"Cats don't like change without their consent."
- Roger Caras
(Related: Change, Cats)

"But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing life and it would be hard to change now - partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love, teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell, even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Change, Life, Work, Love, Fun, Now, Teaching, Writing)

"The first of all commodities to be exchanged is labour, and the freedom of man consists only in the exercise of the right to determine for himself in what manner his labour shall be employed, and how he will dispose of its products."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Exercise, First, Freedom, Man, Right, Will)

"As human beings we do change, grow, adapt, perhaps even learn and become wiser."
- Wendy Carlos
(Related: Change)

"I'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Change, Love, Work, Character, Film, Play, Sound, Want)

"There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Fortune)

"No matter what you do, your person comes through. You can't completely change yourself on the screen. I had in mind someone colder and more in control, but I couldn't do it. This human note just crept in and maybe it's better."
- Leslie Caron
(Related: Change, Control, Mind)

"It's a very good time for horror. This business certainly has changed, but there's still room for serious horror films. Look at 28 Days Later, that's not a tongue-in-cheek picture."
- John Carpenter
(Related: Business, Time, Horror, Tongue)

"There's a great argument about how many men he actually killed. People would tell stories and then as we all know as stories get told over and over again, they get embellished, facts get changed, elaborated upon, exaggerated."
- Keith Carradine
(Related: Men, People, Argument, Facts)

"I haven't changed much, over the years. I use less adjectives, now, and have a kinder heart, perhaps."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Heart, Now, Years)

"Then, when the Depression came, all of this changed completely. Since that time, the entire public is of a very different sort and there was not so much support for contemporary music in a direct way."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, Time, Depression, Public, Support)

"No matter how many modern parts I do, people still refer to me as Mrs. Costume Drama. Fight Club is a studio pic, and I've done very few of those. I've got a feeling it's going to change things for me."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Change, People, Drama, Feeling, Fight)

"It took me so many years to move out. I'm definitely a bit of a Peter Pan, reluctant to grow up. It all seemed really nice at home-why change it? Part of me would prefer not to have any responsibility whatsoever."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Change, Home, Responsibility, Years)

"I have to struggle to change people's perceptions of me. I grew very frustrated with the perception that I'm this shy, retiring, inhibited aristocratic creature when I'm absolutely not like that at all. I think I'm much more outgoing and exuberant than my image."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Change, People, Perception, Perceptions, Struggle)

"Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: People, Earth, Name, Names, Waiting, World)

"You have to have sharp elbows if you want to change something."
- James Carville
(Related: Change, Want)

"For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity."
- Joyce Cary
(Related: Change, Creation, Evil, Insecurity, Man, Spirit, World)

"The key to change... is to let go of fear."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Change, Fear, Key)

"I used to go and flatten my nose against that window and absorb all I could of his art. It changed my life. I saw art then as I wanted to see it."
- Mary Cassatt
(Related: Art, Life)

"I think the tone of the show has certainly changed over the years, because it's really, really hard to do something different when you have a show going on as long as this has."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Years)

"I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange."
- Nick Cave
(Related: Art, Work, Compliment, Reward, Writers)

"I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music."
- Nick Cave
(Related: Art, Love, Music, People)

"I write a lot, and very often I write a couple of lines that are particularly revealing in some kind of way. And then as a few more lines get added and a piece gets added, eventually the song pretty much takes over and you can't really find a way to change those things."
- Nick Cave
(Related: Change, Pretty, Song)

"Although I've had several major career changes, I was extremely hesitant about making some of them."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Career)

"People think how a sugar basin has no physiognomy, no soul. But it changes every day."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Soul, People, Day)

"Traditional marriage between a man and a woman has been a cornerstone of our society for generations. If we are going to change that, it ought to be done by the will of the people."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Change, Marriage, Society, People, Generations, Man, Will, Woman)

"As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing."
- Claude Chabrol
(Related: Change, Nothing)

"All he wants to do is practice and that's all he does, all day long. That's what it takes if you want to change the face of music. You've gotta be committed to it."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Change, Music, Day, Practice, Want)

"For in this century, within the next decades, will be decided for generations whether all mankind is to become Communist, whether the whole world is to become free, or whether, in the struggle, civilization as we know it is to be completely destroyed or completely changed."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Civilization, Generations, Mankind, Struggle, Will, World)

"Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Change, Fashion, Tax, Poor, Vanity)

"Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Soul, Shadow)

"Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Change, Control, Circumstances)

"This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Business, Change, Health, Actions, Community, Now)

"Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Time, Women, Fashion)

"Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Society, Travel, Control, Deep)

"In certain areas where the media are still controlled, the changes have come to a halt, which is a very frustrating situation. I would like the changes to take place throughout China."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Media)

"Maybe sometimes I'm such a thinker, I reevaluate too much. Sometimes when it comes down to it, I really don't need to do anything, I don't really need to change anything. I need to just keep plugging away, working at it."
- Michael Chang
(Related: Change)

"Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world's heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Faith, History, People, Heart, Skepticism, World)

"It's the change of rhythm which I think is what keeps me alive. In Spain I hear so much noise from my window that can't stand it. In Switzerland it's the lack of noise that drives me crazy."
- Geraldine Chaplin
(Related: Change, Spain)

"Country music is just country. It's going to shift around a little bit, doing some different instrumentations, different production styles. But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry. Nobody wants it to change."
- Steven Curtis Chapman
(Related: Change, Music, Country, Country music, Production, Will)

"To remain young one must change."
- Alexander Chase
(Related: Change)

"Venezuela has changed forever."
- Hugo Chavez
"We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change."
- Don Cheadle
(Related: Change, Being)

"As man sows, so shall he reap. In works of fiction, such men are sometimes converted. More often, in real life, they do not change their natures until they are converted into dust."
- Charles W. Chesnutt
(Related: Change, Men, Life, Fiction, Man)

"All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Change, Idea, Conservatism)

"With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors, and so you learned to disguise your impulses, as many women have done. And that's definitely changed."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Women, Work, Disguise, Impulses)

"That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Change, Women, Custom, Majority)

"Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Change, Life)

"Congress has changed the Social Security system over time, and over 20 times in the past Congress has raised taxes on Social Security in payroll taxes into the system."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Time, Congress, Past, Security, Taxes)

"We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Change, Death, Being, Expression, Sickness, Spirit, Victims)

"I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature, and it should be displaced. Failing that, I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources."
- Yvon Chouinard
(Related: Change, Work, Nature, Growth, Blame, Capitalism, Destruction, Help)

"Is there any wonder why we are in such big trouble? Any question why the people don't trust their government anymore, and demand a change?"
- Chris Christie
(Related: Change, Government, Trust, People, Question, Trouble, Wonder)

"Working with my new coach has helped a lot. I've been a lot more focused and I'm doing all the little things in order to get faster. It's been a total lifestyle change really."
- Tyler Christopher
(Related: Change, Coach, Order)

"I'm communicating with the directors of the Soviet companies, and I see that it is wrong, but when I go to the official discussions, they discuss we should change the color of the walls."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Change, Wrong)

"I went to government for making these changes. I remember a number of guys among these important figures."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Government)

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Change, Mind)

"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Change)

"It takes time for the absent to assume their true shape in our thoughts. After death they take on a firmer outline and then cease to change."
- Colley Cibber
(Related: Change, Death, Time, Thoughts)

"That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Change, Day)

"Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Idea, Hope, Invention, Man)

"Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Change, Dream, Nothing, Will, World)

"It was stumbling on to really the bible of the blues, you know, and a very powerful drug to be introduced to us and I absorbed it totally, and it changed my complete outlook on music."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: Music, Bible)

"Things change all the time, and they'll probably never be the same again. It's just the natural evolution of the human condition. Things change, and whatever it is is what it is. I mean, you try to start second guessing that, you either get rich or die broke."
- Guy Clark
(Related: Change, Time, Evolution)

"A laborer no longer makes whole articles. He receives raw materials, puts his touch on them, and passes them to another worker in the series. When the articles are quite finished they are carried out of sight by currents of commercial exchange. These currents are untraceable."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Sight)

"The microgravity or the very, very low amount of gravity that we have up in space forces some changes in different processes. It forces changes in us as human beings."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Gravity, Space)

"There are some very significant changes in the way the fluids are distributed in our body, the way our heart functions initially, and as well as our bone and muscle."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Heart, Body)

"Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Change, Life, Love, Opportunity, Force)

"I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted four years in opposition, but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Change, Facts, Opposition, Party, Saying, Years)

"I would prefer to have a more appealing job. If I could still change careers, I would prefer it. This unfortunate art is made for long beards and ugly faces rather than for a relatively well-endowed woman."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Art, Change, Careers, Faces, Job, Ugly, Woman)

"I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Mother, Father, Feelings, Children, Play, Want)

"I wanted to be a ballerina. I changed my mind."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Mind)

"If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: Change, Hope, America, Man, Racism)

"You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change."
- John Cleese
(Related: Change, People, Life)

"Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Home, God)

"People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Change, People, Balance, Want)

"The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Change, Future, Nation)

"Often times when you face such an overwhelming challenge as global climate change, it can be somewhat daunting - it's kind of like trying to lose weight, which I know something about."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Change, Challenge, Climate, Climate change, Trying, Weight)

"In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Change, Women, Girls, Globalization, March)

"If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Change, Want)

"Because primarily of the power of the Internet, people of modest means can band together and amass vast sums of money that can change the world for some public good if they all agree."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Change, Money, Power, People, Internet, Public, World)

"I don't believe you can find any evidence of the fact that I have changed government policy solely because of a contribution."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Government, Policy, Fact)

"What the F.D.I.C. does is to put the full faith and credit of the United States government behind every savings account in the nation, up to a limit that has changed over the years and stands now at $100,000."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Faith, Government, Credit, Nation, Now, states, United, Years)

"Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms."
- Irvin S. Cobb
(Related: Emotions)

"The president appoints the judges. Your lives and your children's lives can change by all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed who will reinterpret laws, and things can change."
- Johnnie Cochran
(Related: Change, Children, Court, Judges, Laws, President, Will)

"I understand about this idea of terror and what it means to Americans and this idea that we can't just walk around free like we did; life has changed."
- Johnnie Cochran
(Related: Life, Idea, Americans, Terror)

"Well, I think the president is going to do well in terms of his influence for positive change here in the Congress, making sure that we don't overspend, making sure that we spend for only those programs that are justified."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Change, Positive, Congress, Influence, President)

"Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights for animals but in a change of heart towards animals."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Change, Legal, Heart, Animals, Rights, Interest)

"It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Change, Power, Life, Courage, Security)

"Everybody wants to get enlightened but nobody wants to change."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Change)

"I am going to get political on you. Because I am the most shallow person in the world, my mission is to see men's formal wear change a little bit. It is too rigid! Everybody looks like a penguin!"
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Change, Men, Mission, World)

"Reasonable men adapt to the world around them; unreasonable men make the world adapt to them. The world is changed by unreasonable men."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Men, World)

"Successful people recognize crisis as a time for change - from lesser to greater, smaller to bigger."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Change, Time, People, Successful, Crisis)

"An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Change, Power, Society, Character, Laws, Reason, Right, Security)

"But September 11 marked a big change in the sense that the public was suddenly interested, and as a professor at a public university I felt a responsibility to respond to all of the inquiries about the Islamic world."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Change, Public, Responsibility, Sense, University, World)

"You've got to change with the public's taste."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Change, Public, Taste)

"For to change the norms, the very foci of attention, of a cultural system is a difficult task - far more complex than that of changing an individual's attitudes and interests."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Change, Attention)

"Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Society, America, Example, Living, News, Pressure, Retirement, Security)

"Let me be clear, the discussions about Social Security are not about the retirement security of those Americans who are 55 or older - the Social Security system for those folks 55 and over will not change in any way shape of form - no ifs, ands, or buts."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Change, Americans, Retirement, Security, Will)

"You do not notice changes in what is always before you."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
"Authors change publishers because it's like being married for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair! No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher, and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Change, Time, Enthusiasm, Being, Books, Want)

"Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes already evident in the Arctic are a call to action."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Action, Climate)

"Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Change, Home, Men, Climate, Country, Nations, Visit)

"The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, Change, Power, Quality, Development, Growth, Corporate, Effort, May)

"What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post-World War II changes in production technology."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Technology, War, Now, Post, Production)

"The business has changed greatly since my day."
- Perry Como
(Related: Business, Day)

"A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Change, Credit, Feeling)

"While that wasn't first and foremost in my mind, you can't get into this without being struck, on one side, by how far we've come, and then the other side, by how little things have changed."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Being, First, Mind)

"Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change."
- Confucius
(Related: Change, Men)

"They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom."
- Confucius
(Related: Happiness, Wisdom, Change)

"The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them."
- Confucius
(Related: Change, Faults, Moon, Sun)

"Resistance is thought transformed into feeling. Change the thought that creates the resistance, and there is no more resistance."
- Robert Conklin
(Related: Change, Thought, Feeling)

"Everything changes as a mother. Yes, work has changed. The projects that I choose are even more important to me now. The world he's growing up in and the kind of stimulus that is out there; they are so precious and I'd do anything to protect him."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Work, Mother, Growing up, Now, Projects, World)

"The only possible role that I can see for reconciliation would be to make modest changes in the major package to improve affordability, to deal with what share of Medicaid expansion the federal government pays, those kinds of issues, which is the traditional role for reconciliation in health care."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Government, Health, Care)

"Every few generations there are people who come along that change the way we look at the world, for musical enthusiasts Monk is one of these individuals."
- John Conyers
(Related: Change, People, Generations, World)

"When I came into the business, things changed a lot, and my life was in a real state of flux."
- Rachael Leigh Cook
(Related: Life, Business, State)

"To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Change, Travel, Environment, Self, Sense)

"Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Change, Excuses, Nothing)

"Complainers change their complaints, but they never reduce the amount of time spent in complaining."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Change, Time, Complaining, Complaints)

"A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Change, Heart, Blessings, Sense)

"You look at a herd of cattle and well, they all look the same... but they know. They all have an individual personality, and those personalities change from day to day. They can have their grumpy days and their happy days and their serene days. But it's unpredictable. You can't be off in outer space when you're dealing with animals."
- Chris Cooper
(Related: Change, Animals, Day, Personality, Space)

"People like Spencer Tracy held up because they had the background originally, but to this day they never have changed Mr. Gable's role, or most of them."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: People, Day)

"Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen."
- Jeff Cooper
(Related: Change)

"This is a simple change that will provide a huge financial boost for many Americans, particularly low- to moderate-income families. It is an important step in making sure we do everything we can to encourage all Americans to save and plan for the future."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Change, Financial, Americans, Future, Will)

"If we don't change, millions of American families are just one medical emergency, or one layoff, away from financial disaster and bankruptcy."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Medical, Change, Financial, American, Disaster)

"My view is that climate changes have happened in the last 80 years, that is, the world has got a little bit warmer, although not as warm as it has been in Medieval times, or the Bronze Age."
- Piers Corbyn
(Related: Age, Climate, World, Years)

"If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going."
- Irwin Corey
(Related: Change, Direction, End)

"I'm definitely responsible for coming in with some basic chord changes, or ideas. Everybody in the band looks to me to come up with the basic seed, so it's not very productive to come in with nothing."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Ideas, Nothing)

"But I think the - what the tea party movement demonstrates, and I think the, the, the enthusiasm that we're seeing from independents and Republicans, is that if Washington isn't going to change itself, then we're going to change Washington. And I think that's what we're seeing."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Change, Enthusiasm, Party, Republicans, Tea, Washington)

"Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places."
- E. Joseph Cossman
(Related: Age, Change, Middle age, Mind)

"I've had some movies that have been ridiculed, but that's OK with me. I don't feel that really defines me. Should I change who I am to be popular?"
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Change, Movies, Popular)

"If you don't change, then what's the point of anything happening to you?"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Change)

"Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change who they are simply by moving to a different place. Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Change, Birds)

"You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Fate)

"You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you fear you are an interchangeable cog."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Fear)

"We live in an era with no historical precedents. History is no longer useful as a tool in helping us understand current changes."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: History, Precedents)

"Sometimes I think change is a good thing."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Change)

"Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis - once that crisis can be recognized and understood."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Habit, Crisis, Man)

"If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Change, Fault, Greed, Will)

"With all the highs and lows I've had in my life, I wouldn't change anything. So no, I don't, this is what I'm supposed to be doing."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Change, Life)

"I've always loved music, very simply, as a vehicle to express myself and that hasn't changed."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Music)

"There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Change, Life, Choice, Principles)

"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."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Change, Power, Imagination, Awareness, Conscience, Freedom, Self, Self awareness, Will)

"The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant, in nature were inconstancy."
- Abraham Cowley
(Related: Nature, World)

"The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged."
- William Cowper
(Related: Change, Earth, Man, Mind, Novelty)

"You can't change the system through violence."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Change, Violence)

"Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Time, Film, State, Style)

"I had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking. My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Life, Daughter, Drinking, Priorities, Want)

"When we went to cover it I thought we would change it to a song of loving and longing instead of the sex machine song Kylie turned it into. I've met Kylie and told her we were covering her song and she was pleased."
- Wayne Coyne
(Related: Change, Sex, Thought, Longing, Machine, Song)

"It came home to me indelibly that I was never going to change anything in America by walking around carrying a sign. It was a great revelation. It saved me a lot of anxiety and a lot of wasted energy."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Change, Home, America, Anxiety, Energy, Walking)

"A change in bad habits leads to a change in life."
- Jenny Craig
(Related: Change, Life, Habits)

"To retain my fascination with chemistry, I have had to change my research fields about every 10 years."
- Donald Cram
(Related: Change, Research, Years)

"I think that there are changes that have occurred in technology that make is that more people can have the same level of information that I have. My advantage is that I'm very good at interpreting the information."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Technology, People, Information)

"I don't think that's changed at all. I think there are a thousand stocks out there that could make you rich, totally independent of what you do for a living."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Living)

"My background is in hardware design. I found hardware work to be a welcome change from thousands of hours of programming and that led to the designs you mentioned."
- David Crane
(Related: Change, Work, Design, Hardware, Programming)

"I think the sea has thrown itself upon me and been answered, at least in part, and I believe I am a little changed - not essentially, but changed and transubstantiated as anyone is who has asked a question and been answered."
- Hart Crane
(Related: Question, Sea)

"It's a huge change for your body. You don't even want to look in the mirror after you've had a baby, because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Change, Baby, Body, Want)

"Having children really changes your priorities."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Children, Priorities)

"I think that climatic changes have a natural causes according many geological data... I am very glad to sign the U.S. Senate's report of scientists against the theory of man-made global warming."
- Uberto Crescenti
(Related: Causes, Global warming, Man, Scientists, Senate, Theory)

"A comparison between the triplets tentatively deduced by these methods with the changes in amino acid sequence produced by mutation shows a fair measure of agreement."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Agreement, Measure)

"Attempts have been made from a study of the changes produced by mutation to obtain the relative order of the bases within various triplets, but my own view is that these are premature until there is more extensive and more reliable data on the composition of the triplets."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Order, Study)

"We ask the great masses of India to be patient a short time longer, while the cause of freedom is being fought out, not because we want to delay, but because the hard facts of war make a complete change impossible at the moment."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Change, Time, War, Being, Cause, Delay, Facts, Freedom, Want)

"For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Change, Environment)

"A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: People, Constitution, Land, Law, Laws)

"But we must not try to drive the Indians too fast in effecting these changes."
- George Crook
"We're making this huge changeover from underground to more mainstream audiences. I don't know if we could ever repeat this type of feeling. We're really excited."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Audiences, Feeling)

"Slowness to change usually means fear of the new."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Change, Fear)

"If anything is certain, it is that change is certain. The world we are planning for today will not exist in this form tomorrow."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Change, Planning, Today, Tomorrow, Will, World)

"Change should be a friend. It should happen by plan, not by accident."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Change, Friend, Accident)

"Your art kind of changes as you get older, by nature of the fact that you're hopefully gaining wisdom and you're starting to watch things with a better overview."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Art, Nature, Wisdom, Fact)

"The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Life, Change, Experience, Mistake, Growth, Enjoyment, Exercise, Mankind)

"Change is such hard work."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Change, Work, Hard work)

"I think people are going to keep asking me about Macaulay. Some things change and some things don't."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Change, People)

"There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Needs)

"I believe global warming and climate change are real threats to our planet."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Global warming)

"I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I'm angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?"
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Change, People, Question)

"I think happiness comes from self-acceptance. We all try different things, and we find some comfortable sense of who we are. We look at our parents and learn and grow and move on. We change."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Change, Happiness, Parents, Self, Sense)

"I think my capacity to change has given me tremendous happiness, because who I am today I am completely content to be."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Change, Happiness, Content, Today)

"I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Time, Control, Selling, Books, Media, Writer)

"But the revolutions and changes which are responsible for the present state of the earth are not limited to the upsetting of the ancient strata and to the ebbing of the sea after the formations of new layers."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Earth, Present, Sea, State)

"It is going to be changed to straight P. Diddy. You could call me P. or Diddy, or P. Diddy. I just want something fresh, man."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Man, Want)

"It all changed when I realized I'm not the only one on the planet who's scared. Everyone else is, too."
- Stan Dale
"My love for the band is still there. It hasn't changed, maybe that's why it's so painful these days."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Love)

"You have to change the set, stay ahead of the curve."
- Carson Daly
(Related: Change)

"The story of the Internet is this incredibly strong, exciting change."
- James Daly
(Related: Change, Internet)

"Don't fear change - embrace it."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Change, Fear)

"Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Change, Will)

"The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Power, Rules)

"Country music has changed tremendously, so what now is considered country was not considered country at that time. We were doing stuff that probably could have been called country music today, but would certainly have not have fit in at that time."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Music, Time, Country, Country music, Now, Today)

"If freedom's best friends cannot unify around a realistic, actionable program of fundamental change, one that attracts and persuades a broad majority of our fellow citizens, big change will not come."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Change, Freedom, Friends, Majority, Will)

"I started working with Bob in 1965. We did go through a lot of changes from 65 to 74, a lot of changes. By 1974, everything had straightened itself out."
- Rick Danko
"I try to be careful because technology changes so much over the years. But some things don't change. Kids and parents have disagreements, kids try to manipulate, parents try to sit down with rules and regs. That part never changes."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: Technology, Change, Disagreements, Kids, Parents, Rules, Years)

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Change)

"Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds."
- Rene Daumal
(Related: Experience, Gold, Value, Words)

"The only change I can really see is that I don't have to shop for pants in stores anymore."
- Larry David
(Related: Change)

"Some people say I appeared on the Phil Donahue show to tell "my" sex change story but I've never appeared on his show for any reason... not even as a member of the studio audience."
- Eileen Davidson
(Related: Change, Sex, People, Reason)

"If you're writing a piece for the Boston Pops, the balance is towards one end. If you're writing a piece for a chamber music society, then it's towards another point. I won't make a final answer on that. I think it changes with every piece."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Music, Society, Balance, Boston, End, Writing)

"If I had to do my life over, I would change every single thing I have done."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Change, Life)

"When you are making a record and if you spend too much time over it, you have to record it a tone lower or cut the tones lower because you can't reach some of the notes, I find this. But when you go on stage, you have to put the key up and it really changes the whole thing."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Time, Key)

"I think that songwriting changed when groups started spending more time in the studio."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Time)

"So many other countries have had female leaders, in fact the U.S. ranks 61st in female representation in government and I think it is startling and sign of a change that needs to be made."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Change, Government, Countries, Fact, Leaders, Needs)

"The terrorist attacks upon our country changed the way that we live forever and provided us with a cruel reminder that freedom and liberty have a price."
- Jo Ann Davis
(Related: Country, Freedom, Liberty)

"We're not trying to change the world; just music."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Change, Music, Trying, World)

"It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us, but... it is flattering and of course challenging."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Change, People, Sound)

"Our mothers' generation fought so hard to change things and we're the first generation to benefit. And now you get girls in their twenties who say they're not feminists."
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Change, First, Girls, Mothers, Now)

"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."
- Ossie Davis
(Related: Art, Change, Power)

"People are talking about the Internet as though it is going to change the world. It's not going to change the world. It's not going to change the way we think, and it's not going to change the way we feel."
- Peter Davison
(Related: Change, People, Internet, Talking, World)

"Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Religion, Thought, People, Beliefs, Harm, Nonsense)

"The intercourse between the Mediterranean and the North or between the Atlantic and Central Europe was never purely economic or political; it also meant the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the influence of social institutions and artistic and literary forms."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Knowledge, Ideas, Europe, Influence, Literary)

"No society lies nearer to the cyclonic path of the forces of world change than the United States, and few societies are more intellectually aware of the nature of the issues that have to be faced."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Change, Nature, Society, Lies, states, United, World)

"The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Change, Work, Gain, Nation, Reputation, Trying)

"The thinking was that so long as the British kept our basic documents in their hands and so long as they kept the formal right to change them, changes in our system would be careful and deliberate."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Change, Right, Thinking)

"If anything changes shape or takes off without me, I'll come after you and kill you. I'm too type A."
- Taylor Dayne
"But I've always been accused of being a bit tight with money, so it hasn't particularly changed my lifestyle."
- John Deacon
(Related: Money, Being)

"With scientific advances, Congress must now make changes to reflect new therapeutic options."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Congress, Now, Options)

"The status quo helps liberals. We're going to change the country."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Change, Country, Liberals)

"At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Change, Power, Truth, People, Values, Beliefs, Nation)

"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."
- Jimmy Dean
(Related: Change, Direction, Wind)

"When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong."
- Eugene V. Debs
(Related: History, Majority, Principles, Wrong)

"Being famous hasn't changed my perception of myself - I've just grown up."
- Cat Deeley
(Related: Perception, Being, Famous)

"As a standup, I try to change the world. As an entertainer, I try to entertain. And as a lesbian, I try to pick up the prettiest girl in the room."
- Lea DeLaria
(Related: Change, Lesbian, World)

"We have to struggle against the conservatives from all sides, not only the right-wingers, but also the left-wing conservatives who don't want to change anything."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Change, Right, Struggle, Want)

"The countries that share this conception should be able to go further together, without excluding the others, since they can still live in a greater community of exchange and co-operation."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Community, Countries)

"Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Change, Thought, People, Victory, Enemy, Trouble, Vengeance)

"Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Anger, Change, Determination, Affliction, Fact, Revolution)

"The longer we listen to one another - with real attention - the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Life, Attention, Opinions, Will)

"The point is to change one's life. The point is not to give some vent to the emotions that have been destroying one; the point is so to act that one can master them now."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Change, Life, Act, Emotions, Now)

"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory."
- W. Edwards Deming
(Related: Change, Survival)

"The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Change, Fear, Hope, America, Democrats, Enemy, Freedom, Mind, Nothing, Tyranny, World)

"The concern is over what will happen as strong encryption becomes commonplace with all digital communications and stored data. Right now the use of encryption isn't all that widespread, but that state of affairs is expected to change rapidly."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Change, Concern, Now, Right, State, Will)

"And what makes me happy now has changed as well... Its one thing to play in a bar or at a biker festival, and hear a guy who's been drinking beer all day come up and tell you how good you are. For a long time in your life that will make you happy."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Life, Time, Beer, Day, Drinking, Now, Play, Will)

"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."
- David Deutsch
(Related: Change, Time, Travel, Day, May, World)

"Writers are not always right however, but then again, I've been on shows where the actors have complete control and change everything and it's terrible."
- William Devane
(Related: Change, Control, Actors, Right, Writers)

"Some people have much more pull than other people. But when I say that the public has ultimate responsibility, I'm not saying it in a moral sense. I'm just saying it in the sense of what is it that's really going to bring change."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Change, People, Public, Responsibility, Saying, Sense)

"Brooklyn is not the easiest place to grow up in, although I wouldn't change that experience for anything."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Change, Experience)

"It's important to be active in the causes that are important to you... That's how we make changes in this world."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Causes, World)

"The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Change, Character, Acting, Day)

"That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Change, Society, Pity)

"Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Nature, Time, Progress, Grave, Night)

"For all of us who have been involved in the recovery efforts to bring back and strengthen wild salmon runs, we fear that this change in policy could lead to further declines in these wild stocks."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Change, Policy, Fear)

"There are things I can't force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Change, Force)

"Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Change, Women, Man)

"Mathematicians are like managers - they want improvement without change."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Change, Improvement, Managers, Mathematicians, Want)

"If we conceive all the changes in the physical world as reducible to the motion of atoms, motions generated by means of the fixed nuclear forces of those atoms, the whole of the world could thus be known by means of the natural sciences."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Atoms, World)

"Ancient metaphysics underwent many changes at the hands of medieval thinkers who brought it in line with the dominant religious and theological movements of their day."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Day, Metaphysics, Religious)

"Programme names have been changed, and we have Andrew Neil saying he won't be using long words."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Names, Saying, Words)

"If we're going to change the laws, let's change them in ways which makes it easier to catch criminals, and yet at the same time protect the Second Amendment rights of our law-abiding citizens."
- John Dingell
(Related: Change, Time, Rights, Law, Laws)

"The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods."
- Paul Dirac
(Related: People, Being, Income, Possession, Suffering, Wishing, World)

"Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Feelings, Ideas, Children, Ideals)

"In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Change, Country)

"Assassination has never changed the history of the world."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: History, Assassination, World)

"Change is inevitable. Change is constant."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Change)

"Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Change, Opinions)

"Just because you liked something as a youngster doesn't mean you have to like it as an adult. You can change your taste a little bit on the sweets and things like that."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Change, Taste)

"I think your alcohol intake has to change. You know, usually a big person feels they can drink anything they want to and as much as they want to and I've cut that way back."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Change, Alcohol, Want)

"Rock musicians, and a vast array of popular-music musicians, due to their wealth, acquired through the mass of their notoriety, are able to be listened to and heard and thus are able to effect change on an international level."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Change, Wealth, Effect, Musicians, Popular)

"Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything."
- Willie Dixon
(Related: Possibility, Nothing)

"The world changed on September 11, 2001."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: World)

"Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes."
- Christopher Dodd
"Your life changes. Everything has to be done perfectly, and I didn't follow that. I lived my life as if I wasn't in the public eye. I thought, 'I'm young. I have the right to experience new things, and if I want to go to a bar and get drunk, that's my prerogative.'"
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Experience, Life, Thought, Eye, Public, Right, Want)

"Evil changes everybody!"
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Evil)

"My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think, because you can't change it.'"
- Daisy Donovan
(Related: Change, Dad, People, Worry)

"I don't think an actor's job is to be recognized. I think an actor's job is to facilitate the writing in a way that changes the way people think. No other business does that."
- Jeffrey Donovan
(Related: Business, People, Actor, Job, Writing)

"I cannot take back one word or action; the past does not change for anyone."
- Charles Van Doren
(Related: Change, Action, Past, Word)

"Back then, it was more or less we couldn't change a line in our script. We weren't allowed to change lines. Today, actors change everything and won't do parts. It's very different today. Back then, the producers were in charge. Today actors are more in charge."
- Donna Douglas
(Related: Change, Actors, Today)

"When you become a star, you don't change - everyone else does."
- Kirk Douglas
(Related: Change)

"All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Change, Attitude, Mind)

"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
(Related: Change, Leader, Chance, Followers)

"If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Change, Culture, Want, Will)

"I think life changes every year. This is just a little more comfortable."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Life)

"My dear colleague James Hansen, I believe, has finally gone off the deep end... The global warming 'time bomb,' 'disastrous climate changes that spiral dynamically out of humanity's control.' These are the words of an apocalyptic prophet, not a rational scientist."
- Nicholas Drapela
(Related: Control, Climate, Deep, End, Global warming, Humanity, Words)

"I'm gonna try and change the course of hip hop again."
- Dr. Dre
(Related: Change)

"The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Change, Opportunity)

"We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Change, People, Fact, Learning, Now)

"Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Change, Work, Company, Country)

"With a modem, anyone can follow the world and report on the world-no middle man, no big brother. I guess this changes everything."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Brother, Man, World)

"People are going to say what they want to say and think what they want to think, and I can't change their minds."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Change, People, Want)

"We've seen more reform in the last year than we've seen in decades, and we haven't spent a dime yet. It's staggering how the Recovery Act is driving change."
- Arne Duncan
(Related: Change, Act, Driving, Reform)

"I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Change, People, Dance, Dancing, Limitations)

"The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it."
- Ariel Durant
(Related: Change, Conservative, Radical)

"Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice."
- Will Durant
(Related: Change, Civilization)

"Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Change, Content, Justice, Want, World)

"Revolutions demand enormous sacrifices and, at the same time, create a new need to change the world again."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Change, Time, World)

"Everything in the world can be changed, my dear Florestan, but the human being."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Being, World)

"News reports don't change the world. Only facts change it, and those have already happened when we get the news."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Change, Facts, News, World)

"You think he's going to like you better, but then one day you look in the mirror and realize you've changed yourself - physically and emotionally - into a woman who's totally different from the one he was attracted to the first place."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Day, First, Woman)

"Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Acting)

"During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside, I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my work so it is not just a time and place study."
- John Dyer
(Related: Change, Time, Work, Poor, Study, Weather, Winter)

"What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Change, Want)

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Change)

"There is nothing so stable as change."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Change, Nothing)

"I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Change, Future, Mind, Past, Thinking)

"I think that the use of copyright is going to change dramatically. Part of it is economics. There is just going to be so much content out there - there's a scarcity of attention. Information consumes attention, and there's too much information."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Change, Attention, Content, Economics, Information)

"Change means that what was before wasn't perfect. People want things to be better."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Change, People, Want)

"That said, there is a tendency to help the large industrial conglomerate more quickly than the small company you have never heard of. That is something in the culture we are trying to change."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Change, Company, Culture, Help, Trying)

"We must advertise to U.S. business that we are there, that our attitude has changed, and that we care. When we are asked to help, we have to perform and provide the right advice."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, Attitude, Advice, Care, Help, Right)

"Now there is a cultural change under way in the Foreign Service."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Change, Now, Service)

"Small- and medium-sized companies do not know what we have to offer and that needs to be changed. We must react just as strenuously on their behalf as we do for larger companies."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Needs)

"Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world."
- Charles Eames
(Related: Change, Ability, World)

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Change, Life, Control, Decision, Act, Rest, Reward, Tenacity)

"The atmosphere seems to change once the sun goes down and the race fans get to watch a good show."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Change, Fans, Race, Sun)

"The whole world has changed much since the '80's. In the united States, rap music and country music dominate radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Rap, states, United, World)

"Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Change, Want)

"Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest; it is constantly given other directions by the change of external stimuli and by ideas."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Change, Ideas, Perception, Accuracy, Example, Interest)

"The problem with being sure that God is on your side is that you can't change your mind, because God sure isn't going to change His."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Change, God, Being, Mind)

"I think today the players are too nice to one another, but that might change with the unbalanced schedule, with teams playing each other more and more. When you face each other that much, with that much at stake, something's bound to happen."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Change, Today)

"You know, times change and the elements change along with it. The elements of success. And my son's very successful. He's doing very well. And I have a younger daughter who sings."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: Change, Success, Daughter, Son, Successful)

"You really can change the world if you care enough."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Change, Care, World)

"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
(Related: Change, Time, Obligation, World)

"How success changes the opinion of men!"
- Maria Edgeworth
(Related: Success, Opinion)

"The reality is, some people don't want you to change or go anywhere different."
- Kenneth Edmonds
(Related: Change, People, Reality, Want)

"Activism could be defined as activities engaged in by individuals to change there of others situation."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Change, Activism)

"Activists are generally doers - rather than watching television and thinking about the world they will put there energies into doing something 'active' to change the (political) situation."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Change, Television, Thinking, Will, World)

"He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Mistakes, Opinion, Today, Will)

"I don't have any structured grand plan; I just intend to keep writing about the things that interest me-some of which change, some of which don't."
- Greg Egan
(Related: Change, Interest, Writing)

"Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Women, Man, Years)

"We're betting, at this place and this time, we have people ready for change in the state of Maryland."
- Bob Ehrlich
(Related: Change, Time, People, State)

"If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Change, Facts, Theory)

"The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Power, Thinking)

"We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new."
- Michael Eisner
(Related: Technology, Change, Entertainment, Hollywood, Nothing)

"I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed. That's the only way I can express it."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Success, Being, Feeling)

"I think it is fair to say that it is under a great deal of stress, and if I am asking for significant changes, it is because the world is going through significant changes."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Stress, World)

"Nothing has changed in our relationship with East West. We have no relationship with East West. We've been withholding our labour for almost seven years now."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Nothing, Now, Years)

"Things change in different countries as people grow, and as generations change."
- Shannon Elizabeth
(Related: Change, People, Countries, Generations)

"I looked about me once again, and suddenly the dancing horses without number changed into animals of every kind and into all the fowls that are, and these fled back to the four quarters of the world from whence the horses came, and vanished."
- Black Elk
(Related: Animals, Dancing, Horses, World)

"Styles, like everything else, change. Style doesn't."
- Linda Ellerbee
(Related: Change, Style)

"When we try to write a pop song, we go for standard pop arrangements, even to the point where we will go to the key change at the end, which is really cheesy."
- Joe Elliott
(Related: Change, End, Key, Song, Will)

"People got insights into what was bothering them, but they hardly did a damn thing to change."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Change, People)

"We teach people that they upset themselves. We can't change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Change, People, Feeling, Past, Thinking, Today)

"I got bored with the old way - it came too easy. I worked until I could play and chord changes at any tempo in any key, and then said 'What else is there?' Now I'm finding out."
- Don Ellis
(Related: Key, Now, Old, Play)

"What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Progress)

"What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Progress)

"We do not see the sort of fundamental changes that would be necessary to reduce the trajectory of federal health spending by a significant amount and, on the contrary, the legislation significantly expands the federal responsibility for health care costs."
- Doug Elmendorf
(Related: Health, Care, Legislation, Responsibility)

"The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value."
- Ben Elton
(Related: Change, Earth, Value)

"Rather than doing the kind of fact-checking that normally goes with a story, you ran with certain stories for not wanting to get beat. There's a pressure that exists in your profession. I would be surprised in any honest exchange that you say that doesn't exist."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Fact, Pressure, Profession)

"The American people... want change. They want big ideas, big reform."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Change, People, Ideas, American, Reform, Want)

"You can't think about things you want to change. Just be yourself."
- Ethan Embry
(Related: Change, Want)

"With a strong domestic economy, low national unemployment at 5 percent, and increasing retail sales, the picture should look rosy. But one look at the trade deficit changes all of that."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: Economy, Sales, Trade, Unemployment)

"If you're a good parent, see the changes that are happening in your kids."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Kids)

"No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Change, Character, Circumstances)

"Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Change)

"Christianity, to be effective in Japan, must change."
- Shusaku Endo
(Related: Change, Christianity)

"All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence that changed this nation - and world - for the better."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Gratitude, Americans, Bravery, Civil rights, Commitment, Debt, Nation, Nonviolence, World)

"It's not the destination that matters. It's the change of scene."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Change)

"I take sounds and change them into words."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Change, Words)

"The first eight songs we were using someone else's monitors and it is hard to follow the changes when you are jamming if you can't hear those who you are jamming with."
- John Entwistle
(Related: First, Songs)

"Writing music on your own makes you think a lot about your life. Who are you? Would you change anything about yourself? This is where it comes from."
- Enya
(Related: Change, Music, Life, Writing)

"As with anything creative, change is inevitable."
- Enya
(Related: Change)

"I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life."
- Enya
(Related: Change, Life, Love, Job)

"I've been with this young lady for about two years now, and my life changed. I don't even think that way no more. I feel good, too, that I'm changed. Now I feel regular. I feel like I'm supposed to."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Life, Lady, Now, Years)

"You know, my life's changed now. I'm starting to experience what people are really supposed to do. You supposed to be married. You're supposed to have a family, kids, treat your wife right."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Experience, Family, Wife, People, Life, Kids, Now, Right)

"Culture means, I think, that you have widened your experience enough through reading and through being a little bit thoughtful about these things that it has changed your outlook in some ways. And not necessarily made you a better human being but made you see things."
- Joseph Epstein
(Related: Experience, Being, Culture, Reading, Thoughtful)

"The essentially unchangeable established order of things slowly disappeared and was forgotten for a while completely."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Order)

"This great, though disastrous, culture can only change as we begin to stand off and see... the inveterate materialism which has become the model for cultures around the world."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Change, Culture, Materialism, World)

"There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Past, Training, Years)

"Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates; outstanding, well motivated privates."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Ceremony, Day, End)

"I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day - I go down to recruit graduation at least once or twice a year."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Graduation, Day, End)

"My grandfather taught me generosity. He sold snow cones in Harlem. I went with him at 5 and he let me hand out the change and snow cones. I learned a lot in the couple of years that we did that."
- Erik Estrada
(Related: Change, Generosity, Snow, Years)

"I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen, to not have some idiot change it on its way to the screen."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Change)

"I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world?"
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Change, Music, Thought, People, Deep, Spirit, Thinking, World, Writing, Youth)

"There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness."
- Euripedes
(Related: Change, Happiness, Heart, Unhappiness)

"I never graduated high school; they had to change the Ivy League rules. During my tenure at Brown, I helped them become the number one Ivy League school."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Change, Ivy, Rules, School)

"If we don't like what the Republicans do, we need to get in there and change it."
- Medgar Evers
(Related: Change, Republicans)

"France on its own cannot impose its point of view. But neither should it give up on its demands. With a clear vote for change France will be in a strong position."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Change, France, Vote, Will)

"If I were doing something that the Bible condemns, I have two choices. I can straighten up my act, or I can somehow distort and twist and change the meaning of the Bible."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Change, Bible, Act, Choices, Meaning)

"Everything has changed. When I was at school and was told I had better learn English, I said: What for? The English are a hell of a long way away!"
- Juan Manuel Fangio
(Related: English, Hell, School)

"The driver of a racing car is a component. When I first began, I used to grip the steering wheel firmly, and I changed gear so hard that I damaged my hand."
- Juan Manuel Fangio
(Related: Car, First, Racing)

"Vince or Brad or Benicio would say, Maybe we should try this, and Guy was open to changes."
- Dennis Farina
(Related: Open)

"You can change a person's life in an instant; put him in a movie, and you start thinking differently, you want to be in another movie. It's like an addiction almost."
- Dennis Farina
(Related: Change, Life, Addiction, Thinking, Want)

"I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment."
- Frances Farmer
(Related: Love, God, Friend, Gifts)

"We've taken on the major health problems of the poorest - tuberculosis, maternal mortality, AIDS, malaria - in four countries. We've scored some victories in the sense that we've cured or treated thousands and changed the discourse about what is possible."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Health, Countries, Mortality, Problems, Sense)

"Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people."
- James L. Farmer, Jr.
(Related: Education, Change, People, Knowledge, Responsibility)

"'Hunger' definitely changed my life, in terms of being recognized by filmmakers, since that was very much a filmmakers' film."
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Life, Being, Film)

"If I can change than anyone can change. I promise you that."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Change, Promise)

"One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young."
- William Feather
(Related: Age, Change, Being, Middle age)

"Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: People, Climate, Earth, Fact, Revolution, Ocean)

"The people that become the biggest jokes are people who do not change. They stay the way they were in the past. Look at Michael Jackson, he never evolved."
- Corey Feldman
(Related: Change, People, Jokes, Past)

"Although economists have studied the sensitivity of import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate, there is still much uncertainty about just how much the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Change, Sensitivity, Trade, Uncertainty)

"Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them."
- Owen Feltham
(Related: Change, Perfection)

"Nothing's really changed since the Harry Potter films came along."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Nothing)

"President Barack Obama has it right - there is a lot to change about Washington. The problem is, not much will get changed unless we confront the runaway filibuster in the U.S. Senate."
- Peter Fenn
(Related: Change, President, Right, Senate, Washington, Will)

"Twin Peaks was special because it was so groundbreaking. In the early '90s it really changed television a lot. A bunch of weird shows, like Northern Exposure, came on after that."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Television)

"I've heard people say it looks as if I don't care and I've certainly read that, but the way I play is natural. I don't think I can change it. I know I'm working as hard as the next man, even if it doesn't always look that way."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: Change, People, Care, Man, Play)

"The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Change, Revolution)

"No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Change, Argument, Open)

"Change is always happening. That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music."
- Maynard Ferguson
(Related: Change, Music, Jazz)

"The pace of technological change in recent years has been both impressive and positive for consumers."
- Mike Ferguson
(Related: Change, Positive, Years)

"We have to raise the consciousness; the only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Change, Consciousness, Poets, World)

"Naturally enough, I couldn't have foreseen the vast sea change which has come upon that scene as a result of German reunification and associated events."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Change, Events, Result, Sea)

"I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Change, Time)

"The black situation has changed. They finally realized they're Americans."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Americans)

"I joined the Actors Studio and began to work with Lee Strasberg, and that changed my work."
- Sally Field
(Related: Work, Actors)

"Change is never easy."
- Sally Field
(Related: Change)

"Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Change, Heart, Circumstances, Joy, Tongue)

"My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives."
- Harvey Fierstein
(Related: Change, Sex, Thought, Play)

"What looks absolutely fabulous in rehearsal can fall flat in front of an audience. The audience dictates what you do or don't change."
- Harvey Fierstein
(Related: Change)

"When I left Barcelona, staying in Spain was an important factor in my decision to join Madrid. I did not have to change country or learn a new language, adopt a different sort of lifestyle, and so on."
- Luis Figo
(Related: Change, Decision, Country, Language, Spain)

"It is not strange... to mistake change for progress."
- Millard Fillmore
(Related: Change, Mistake, Progress)

"Rosa Parks' courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Change, Inspiration, Courage, Determination, Protest, Tenacity)

"When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Change, Thought, Comedy, Romantic)

"He tells you stories, but then, after a while, when you want more, he doesn't give you more. He insists on this old elaboration, the old stories that never changes."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Old, Want)

"I absolutely don't care about my looks and I'm so used to them that I wouldn't change a thing. I would end up missing my defects."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Change, Care, End)

"One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister, decided he would better serve the people as a doctor. So at a very late age - at the age of 38 in fact - he changed course and decided to become a doctor."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Age, People, Fact)

"In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Art, Change, Faith, Society, Help, World)

"One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Age, Change, Being, Middle age)

"Yes, and there were changes of light on landscapes and changes of direction of the wind and the force of the wind and weather. That whole scene is too important in Homer to neglect."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Direction, Force, Light, Neglect, Weather, Wind)

"However, the Medicare prescription drug benefit has changed, and if the nearly 3,000 seniors I have met through 12 town halls can represent a sample of opinion, many seniors do not yet understand the prescription drug program and do not plan to sign up for coverage."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Opinion)

"Whether you're winning or losing, it is important to always be yourself. You can't change because of the circumstances around you."
- Cotton Fitzsimmons
(Related: Change, Winning, Circumstances, Losing)

"This strategy represents our policy for all time. Until it's changed."
- Marlin Fitzwater
(Related: Time, Policy, Strategy)

"No, I am who I am. I'm not going to change for anybody."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Change)

"I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice in every area of my life."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Change, Life, Injustice, Years)

"I never told a victim story about my imprisonment. Instead, I told a transformation story - about how prison changed my outlook, about how I saw that communication, truth, and trust are at the heart of power."
- Fernando Flores
(Related: Power, Trust, Truth, Heart, Communication, Imprisonment)

"I'm older than I was, and I'm still washed-up, and I haven't changed my music one iota. It's just much easier to do this when people are being nice to you."
- Ben Folds
(Related: Music, People, Being)

"In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Change, Women, Character, Books, Woman)

"There are millions of kids who, naturally, if we could only remember how it is - you know, you resent authority, you are impatient for change, you want to fix things up."
- Thomas Foran
(Related: Change, Authority, Kids, Want)

"Folk-rock hasn't changed much over the decades since the Byrds started it."
- Steve Forbert
(Related: Folk)

"September 11 awoke us to the threat of terrorism. It was forever bookmarked in our history as the day when life as Americans knew it, changed forever."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: History, Life, Americans, Day, Terrorism)

"You don't change minds in Washington with sweet reason. You do it to the white light of public opinion."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Change, Light, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Reason, Washington)

"Nothing ever changes as far as Westerns are concerned. They are the same today as they were years ago."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Nothing, Today, Years)

"We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Chance)

"The trick of this thing and the beauty of this thing is that it's a cowboy movie first and then stuff happens. Even after stuff happens it doesn't change - it hasn't suddenly changed into another kind of movie. It's still a cowboy movie. And that's what's incredible about it because nobody has done that before, that's new territory."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Beauty, Change, First)

"What is news? It's hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's harder to be an educated and informed citizen."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: News, Rest)

"I am not the first man who wanted to make changes in his life at 60 and I won't be the last. It is just that others can do it with anonymity."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Life, First, Man)

"Students in the '60s were responsible for great changes, politically and socially."
- Tom Ford
(Related: Students)

"I like the idea that people have formed their own opinions. And of course once people meet me or talk to me their opinion totally changes because I'm much more that girl that you hang out with than you think."
- Willa Ford
(Related: People, Idea, Opinion, Opinions, Talk)

"A hero is someone right who doesn't change."
- George Foreman
(Related: Change, Right)

"The surest thing about me is that I will change my mind."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Change, Mind, Will)

"For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Vanity)

"Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Change, Cause, Profit)

"From the Bush Administration to the 9-11 Commission, there is an urgent and universally recognized need to change the broken formula through which Homeland Security grant money currently is allocated to our first responders."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Change, Money, First, Formula, Security)

"I see the Jedi mission as giving up a normal life in exchange for protecting the innocent. It's a life of sacrifice. There are rewards, but also a certain degree of sterility."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Life, Sacrifice, Giving, Mission)

"Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except the biggest potential bestsellers. Given all the changes, both economic and technological, SF hasn't done too badly."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Potential)

"Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice, it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Nothing, Routine)

"I am a Westerner. We're not going to change the West by going East. The East has a lot to teach us, but essentially it's like a mirror, saying, hey, can't you see what's here in your own religion, what are you, stupid?"
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Change, Religion, Saying)

"We would betray Mexicans' hopes for change if we felt satisfied with what we've accomplished so far."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Change)

"Change will not come from above, it will come from below, from the small and medium size businesspeople. They do dare to show their faces. They applaud us and help us financially."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Change, Faces, Help, Will)

"Mexico doesn't deserve what has happened to us. A democratic change is urgent, a change that will permit us to stop being a loser country."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Change, Being, Country, Will)

"If you've ever made change in the offering plate, you might be a redneck."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Change)

"I'm no where as tough as my father. I really think that I am more open to change than he was."
- A. J. Foyt
(Related: Change, Father, Open)

"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
(Related: Life, Melancholy)

"When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves."
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Related: Change)

"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."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Change, Thought, Being, Consideration, Information, Opinions, Right)

"Changes have taken place since year one. When Caruso left, that was a big change. We've been able to adapt nicely. It's given us new opportunities for different characters and story lines."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: Change)

"In a perfect world, you would be able to hold onto everyone. But It's not realistic. The changes with NYPD have been progressive and have taken the show to new levels."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: World)

"It seems to me self-evident that if you have a life, things happen in it, and certain things do change; certain things end. People you know die."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Change, Life, People, End, Self)

"I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just finished Washington Square. What a brilliant, painful book."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Change, History, Washington)

"Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: Change, Heart, Action, Spirit)

"Everything is as it was, I discover when I reach my destination, and everything has changed."
- Michael Frayn
"The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux."
- James G. Frazer
(Related: Change, Law, World)

"The story of Little Blue Riding Hood is true. Only the color has been changed to prevent an investigation."
- Stan Freberg
(Related: Investigation)

"The American people must be willing to give up a degree of personal privacy in exchange for safety and security."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: People, American, Privacy, Safety, Security)

"Every time Paul and Gene use my makeup, they have to pay me a royalty check. I think they changed the makeup so they didn't have to pay me."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Time, Makeup, Royalty)

"Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change."
- Doug E. Fresh
(Related: Change, People)

"Money should not, and must not, change our commitment to solving problems and building this state."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Change, Money, Building, Commitment, Problems, State)

"Hey, a woman changed her mind - what else is new?"
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Mind, Woman)

"I'm just as insufferable and useless as every other dad is. The dynamic never changes, no matter what you do for a living."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Dad, Living)

"No, nothing has changed in my life at all, and nothing would change if I had millions."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Change, Life, Nothing)

"The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Fact)

"We plan to support Exchange 2003 as soon as it is released. We already have the prerelease versions from MSDN."
- Nat Friedman
(Related: Support)

"There are a lot of people who've been able to ditch their Windows machines and switch over to Linux because they can now use their Exchange server for calendaring and collaboration from their Linux desktop."
- Nat Friedman
(Related: People, Collaboration, Linux, Machines, Now, Windows)

"Time does not change us. It just unfolds us."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Change, Time)

"I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics. When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period it didn't exactly win us any friends."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Politics, Perception, Friends, Result, Self)

"Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Love, People, Nothing, Personality, Value)

"They would not find me changed from him they knew - only more sure of all I thought was true."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Thought)

"Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Change, Education, Life, Trouble)

"Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Change, Life, Being)

"My music, my whole approach to the synthesizer has completely changed now."
- John Frusciante
(Related: Music, Now)

"We changed our image. At least when we ran out on the field or broke the huddle, we would look like winners."
- Hayden Fry
"No, I love the idea that someone changes. As an actor it's always the thing that you look for. He is someone who starts off bright, cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him. It's a wonderful journey to take."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Love, Idea, Actor, Journey)

"They emphasize the viewpoint that the protracted economic stagnation in Japan derives from incomplete economic adjustments to significant changes in relative prices."
- Toshihiko Fukui
"The aging and declining population will have far-reaching impacts. Declining fertility rates will possibly increase immigration. The structure of family and society will inevitably change."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Change, Family, Society, Population, Will)

"In fact, the recent increase in intra-firm trading enables businesses to shift their activities across borders smoothly, thereby strengthening the response of economic activity to exchange rate movements in the long run."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Fact)

"The aging and decreasing population is a serious problem in many developed countries today. In Japan's case, these demographic changes are taking place at a more rapid pace than any other country has ever experienced."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Countries, Country, Population, Today)

"The exchange program is the thing that reconciles me to all the difficulties of political life."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Life, Difficulties)

"The exchange program is the thing that reconciles me to all the difficulties of political life."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Life, Difficulties)

"The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues. The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Change, Love, Needs, Tourists, Will, World)

"Change of weather is the discourse of fools."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Change, Fools, Weather)

"When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to you that in a single second your whole life could change."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Change, Life)

"The women's movement hasn't changed my sex life. It wouldn't dare."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Life, Women, Sex)

"My sentiments for the American cause, from the Stamp Act downward, have never changed... I am still of opinion that it is the cause of liberty and of human nature."
- Christopher Gadsden
(Related: Nature, Act, American, Cause, Human nature, Liberty, Opinion)

"There will always be men struggling to change, and there will always be those who are controlled by the past."
- Ernest Gaines
(Related: Men, Change, Past, Will)

"Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Nature, Actions, Man)

"Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine."
- Robert C. Gallagher
(Related: Change, Machine)

"This would only come if you have a revolutionary change in technology like the jet brought about."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Change, Technology)

"Of course, the outcome of the war would not have been changed. The war was lost perhaps, when it was started. At least it was lost in the winter of '42, in Russia."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: War, Russia, Winter)

"Dressing up. People just don't do it anymore. We have to change that."
- John Galliano
(Related: Change, People)

"We must become the change we want to see in the world."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Change, Want, World)

"The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Change, Heart, Democracy, Spirit)

"A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Policy, Zeal)

"Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Change, People, Clothes, Man, Will)

"Be the change that you want to see in the world."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Change, Want, World)

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Change, World)

"I was voted best-looking kid in high school but, as you can see, things changed. I used to say I was a 260 pound Woody Allen. You can make that 295 pound now."
- James Gandolfini
(Related: Now, School)

"Everything I do in my life is very instinctual and in the moment. If I'm attracted to something, that's it. If I have reservations, those don't change till they're resolved. My first impression is how I go."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Change, Life, Impression, First)

"If I had it my way, I never would have left San Francisco, but things change and that's the nature of this business. We have to move on. We hopefully get opportunities down the road that we take advantage of."
- Jeff Garcia
(Related: Change, Nature, Business, Road)

"When we bring back with us the objects most dear, and find those we left unchanged, we are tempted to doubt the lapse of time; but one link in the chain of affection broken, and every thing seems altered."
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: Time, Affection, Doubt)

"It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow, gradual process."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Thought)

"Also, if nothing else, writing this book has really changed the way I experience bookstores. I have a whole different appreciation for the amount of work packed into even the slimmest volume on the shelves."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Experience, Work, Appreciation, Nothing, Writing)

"I have been firming up and making changes in my roster for 2001. This needs to be done from now and then, to make sure what you are booking is working, and to keep a balance in your roster that works."
- Pat Garrett
(Related: Balance, Needs, Now)

"And given that there's been probably a ten-fold amount of information about terrorism through the media than there has about climate change; I think that's quite an interesting statistic."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Information, Media, Terrorism)

"Once you start to look into the guts of climate change you find that just about every scientific institution in the world is conducting research on the issue."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Research, World)

"Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Community, Concern, Interest)

"Climate change is such a huge issue that it requires strong, concerted, consistent and enduring action by governments."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Action, Climate, Climate change)

"It's absolutely not acceptable for people to argue that, if we are going to do anything about climate change at all, well, the responsibility lies solely with the individual."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, People, Climate, Climate change, Lies, Responsibility)

"The forces that are in play on climate change essentially revolve around the generation of power, the transportation of goods and services and people, and the sorts of materials that we use to fuel the whole of our civilisation."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Power, People, Climate, Climate change, Play)

"Look, very clearly there are things that need to be done urgently in relation to climate change, and of those the most obvious is to have an enforceable and equitable arrangement delivering deep cuts in emissions into the middle of the century."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Deep, Obvious)

"There is no reason for anyone in this country, anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun... and the only way to do that is to change the Constitution."
- Michael Gartner
(Related: Change, Constitution, Country, Military, Police, Reason)

"Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it's about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it's less than one ton. It's an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero."
- Bill Gates
(Related: People, American, Countries, Now, Poor, Will)

"People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Change, Time, People, Fear, Electricity, Ignorance, Will)

"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."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Business, Change, Time, World, Years)

"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."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Change, Inaction, Will, Years)

"It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block."
- Paul Gauguin
(Related: Eye, Ignorance)

"I have to change a lot of things before I become a good marathon runner."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Change, Marathon)

"I think we're not going to preserve Fannie and Freddie in anything like their current form. We're going to have to bring fundamental change to that market."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Change)

"Music can't change the world."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Change, Music, World)

"I wouldn't change Buffy for anything and I wouldn't change the course in which she has evolved but it is nice to be able to do something that is a little different."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Change)

"With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: Change, Trouble, Vacation)

"There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism."
- Henry George
(Related: Change, Blind, Conservatism, Danger)

"What I worry about is climate change, because that would have untold effects that we can't even measure yet."
- Susan George
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Measure, Worry)

"There is no degree of human suffering which in and of itself is going to bring about change. Only organisation can change things."
- Susan George
(Related: Change, Suffering)

"I liked working with Tom Christopher as he was great as Hawk, and Wilfred Hyde White but I wished it were in a different context as the changes really tuned off the audience."
- Gil Gerard
"Since the events of September 11, we've rightfully changed our military strategy so we're now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Strategy, Events, Fight, Harm, Military, Now, Waiting)

"There is no change - I'm as deep or as shallow as I ever was. What's new is on-the-job experience. This is what you gain with years."
- Gordon Getty
(Related: Change, Experience, Deep, Gain, Years)

"In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Experience, Change, Enemy)

"Rhetoric and dialectics can't change what I have learned from observation and experience."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Change, Experience, Observation, Rhetoric)

"The problem is when you are writing something in retrospective, it needs a lot of courage not to change, or you will forget a certain reality, and you will just take in consideration your view today."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Change, Courage, Consideration, Forget, Needs, Reality, Today, Will, Writing)

"The change began in Somalia, where we discovered that we were involved in an operation where there was no peace, so there was no more a peacekeeping operation because there was no peace."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Change, Peace)

"I just love the feeling a close family gives you and I wouldn't change it for anything."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Change, Family, Love, Feeling)

"We enjoy change and freshness, and disco was only one area we've delved into."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Change)

"My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Love, Reading)

"I needed some stability, which is why I chose not to change from HRC for this season, which was an option that we had. Apart from being the best team in the world, I also needed some consistency."
- Sete Gibernau
(Related: Change, Consistency, Being, Stability, World)

"Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Time, Inspiring)

"A mechanical encounter or other energy-exchange may cause tissue damage."
- James J. Gibson
(Related: Cause, Energy, May)

"Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Change, Work, Evil, Struggle)

"I think I'm actually quite a materialistic person, I value what it takes to make a car or build a nice house. Money does change things, but how it changes people depends on how they react to it."
- Roland Gift
(Related: Car, Change, Money, People, Value)

"Especially when you play a character for so many years, the character ends up reflecting a lot of who you are and I think I've changed a lot since then, but that represented a lot of who I was as a teenager."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Character, Play, Years)

"It's easier to change what you do than people think it is. If you don't change, your field changes around you."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Change, People)

"In embracing change, entrepreneurs ensure social and economic stability."
- George Gilder
(Related: Change, Entrepreneurs, Stability)

"I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together, tempo changes, all sorts of things like that. I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian. Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal."
- Michael Giles
(Related: Ideas)

"I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange."
- Dizzy Gillespie
(Related: Ideas, Example, Force)

"I was getting frustrated with America. It's interesting how as simple a thing as, like, letting your hair grow longer changed in the world in those days."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: America, Hair, World)

"Reproductive choice has to be straightened out. There will never be a woman of means without choice anymore. That just seems to me so obvious. The states that changed their abortion laws before Roe are not going to change back. So we have a policy that only affects poor women, and it can never be otherwise."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Change, Women, Policy, Abortion, Choice, Laws, Obvious, Poor, states, Will, Woman)

"Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying."
- Nikki Giovanni
(Related: Change, Growing up, Question, Will)

"I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts. That would solve the entire problem of management."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Discipline, Management, Order, World)

"The only people available to change the world are the people now living in it, with all the beliefs they bring along - however retrograde those beliefs may appear to those of us who see ourselves as enlightened."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Change, People, Beliefs, Living, May, Now, World)

"A century of convulsive change leaves huge demographic gouge marks."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Change)

"With the spirit of my administration, New York City is poised for dramatic change. The era of fear has had a long enough reign."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Change, Fear, Spirit)

"Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Change, Strategy, Hope)

"All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Change, Growth)

"If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior."
- William Glasser
(Related: Change, Behavior, Want)

"I think education is both using and improving knowledge and that changes the whole picture."
- William Glasser
(Related: Education, Knowledge)

"My biggest weakness is patience, wanting to see things happen too quickly or get changes in place right away. Not having the patience to let things develop."
- Paul Gleason
(Related: Patience, Right, Weakness)

"Technology has not only changed the way people are able to view movies, it has changed the way our industry produces and advertises movies."
- Dan Glickman
(Related: Movies, Technology, People)

"What happened to Haiti is a threat that could happen anywhere in the Caribbean to these island nations, you know, because of global warming, because of climate change and all this."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Nations)

"I'm not so vain as to believe that my involvement changes anything whatsoever."
- Danny Glover
"And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect."
- Seth Godin
(Related: Change, Money, Politics, People, Force, Numbers, Will, World)

"And in fact I don't believe there is such a thing as a definitive picture of something. The land is a living, breathing thing and light changes its character every second of every day. That's why I love it so much."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Love, Character, Day, Fact, Land, Light, Living)

"Although I know a lot of the previous shuttle flights, in theory, had their tasks laid out; but there were still some changes that came along for them."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Theory)

"There's a lot of interest from the medical community on how things develop in microgravity, and the hope, later, that is expected to apply to what the changes are in humans as well."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Medical, Hope, Community, Interest)

"In the Astronaut Office we're never totally out of training, we always keep our hand in it. But after five years, things have changed and so it's been good to get back into the flow and relearn a lot of things."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Office, Training, Years)

"Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Change, Science, Poetry, Friends)

"Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Living)

"And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality changes with his success. I've had quite a bit of success but I feel that I'm just the same person as I always was."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Success, Personality, Wonder)

"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."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Life, Being, Dignity, End, Liberty, Man, Right)

"No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Thought, Action, Revolution)

"If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Voting)

"Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Vision, Possibilities, Race)

"Here I am paying big money to you writers and what for? All you do is change the words."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Change, Money, Words, Writers)

"Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right."
- Jane Goodall
(Related: Change, People, Listening, Right)

"Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter."
- Nadine Gordimer
(Related: Time, Change, Measure)

"This is my second bass that Paul built me. There were some changes that were made. Sometimes I think of changes that could be made having to do with both the sound and the feel. It's definitely a beautiful instrument."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Sound)

"I think one thing that helped the sound change, it's a real subtle thing; it's just one switch on my bass, it has three positions, and I usually boost the mid-range frequency, I lowered the frequency that I boost, and that goes out to the sound system, too."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Change, Sound)

"A zebra does not change its spots."
- Al Gore
(Related: Change)

"As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change."
- Al Gore
(Related: Change, Money, Civilization, Borrowing, Future, Land, Oil, Years)

"Right now, my voice is better than ever. It changed. I have better low notes than I had before."
- Eydie Gorme
(Related: Now, Right, Voice)

"Everything has changed. The flying changed. The airports have changed."
- Eydie Gorme
(Related: Flying)

"Call it holistic or holographic thinking, it's been quite effective imagining the world's problems are all right in front of you on a smaller scale with your band. You deal with those relationships, and that's where real major change begins."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Change, Problems, Relationships, Right, Thinking, World)

"Dave played an important part in our growing, but change occurs."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Change)

"I have just come from the castle, where I have seen the president of the republic, and I can tell you that he has accepted all of my proposals without making any changes."
- Klement Gottwald
(Related: President)

"I look at the car park and myself and Dave Watson come in with our old cars, and these young lads come in with their new Porches. I think that society has changed, there seems to be a lack of respect nowadays."
- Richard Gough
(Related: Car, Society, Old, Respect)

"I was changing a light bulb over Groucho Marx's bed, so I took my shoes off, got on his bed and changed the bulb. When I got off the bed he said: 'That's the best acting you've ever done.'"
- Elliott Gould
(Related: Acting, Bed, Light)

"I can tell jokes. I can talk to the audience. I can relax. I can change my songs whenever I want. I can change the tempos. I can change the mood, because I'm in charge."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Change, Jokes, Relax, Songs, Talk, Want)

"I'm not sure Kinsey has changed in these first twelve books. I think the reader learns more about her, but from Kinsey's perspective, only three years have passed while the rest of us have been getting older at a much faster clip."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: Books, First, Perspective, Rest, Years)

"I feel real ownership in this show. I feel very invested in it. I care very much about it. I don't feel any more like a hired hand, you know? It's a strange feeling - I feel personally responsible for how the story goes. What happens. What the weaknesses are. And so in a way, some of the changes gave me an opportunity to have a voice in a different way."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Opportunity, Care, Feeling, Ownership, Voice)

"People are always looking for the single magic bullet that will totally change everything. There is no single magic bullet."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Change, People, Magic, Will)

"When you take a drug to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, you have an objective test to measure blood pressure and the amount of sugar in the blood. It is straight-forward. With autism, you are looking for changes in behavior."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Behavior, Blood, Measure, Pressure)

"We're on the cusp, on the brink, of enormous change in this country."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Change, Country)

"I have not made any suggestions about climate change. This is more about blending or shifting the conversation about the environment versus the economy. It's just such an old, outdated conversation."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Conversation, Economy, Environment, Old)

"There is no reason why, with the huge potential for market out there in the world for fuel-efficient vehicles, we can't be the cutting edge for change."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Change, Potential, Reason, World)

"If you are tired of partisanship over patriotism, you need to vote for a change in direction."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Change, Patriotism, Direction, Vote)

"Break any problem into, or make any changes in, small increments."
- Anne Grant
"The process of speciation is completed with the cessation of genetic exchange."
- Peter R. Grant
"Exchange of breeding individuals between two populations tends to homogenize their gene pools."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Breeding)

"Always have an answer - even if you change your mind five minutes later."
- Richard E. Grant
(Related: Change, Mind)

"The globalization of the capital market is actually part of economic globalization. This will create a change in the entire world economy, not just restricted to some fields in some countries."
- Richard Grasso
(Related: Change, Countries, Economy, Globalization, Will, World)

"I proceed with the proper subject of this discourse; namely, the further changes in scientific belief, which have occurred within my own recollection, even since the time when I first aspired to authorship, now forty- five years ago."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Time, Belief, Authorship, First, Now, Years)

"Becoming famous and selling a lot of records doesn't change a thing."
- Macy Gray
(Related: Change, Selling, Famous)

"Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations."
- Thomas Gray
(Related: Genius, Commerce, Fate, Nations)

"There has always been a certain proportion of people who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex. That hasn't changed since we started doing research on it back in the early 1960s."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Sex, People, Church, Authority, Research)

"It's just a fact of life. Everybody grows up and goes through changes, and our audience has seen it all."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Life, Fact)

"Educators are still spending way too much time trying to control what kids learn, bending the content to their own purposes, hoping beyond hope to change - by using technology - but not change too much."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Change, Technology, Time, Control, Hope, Content, Kids, Trying)

"Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has - from industrial age to information age - there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Age, Change, People, Culture, Information, Radical, Will)

"I have often noticed that a bribe has that effect - it changes a relation. The man who offers a bribe gives away a little of his own importance; the bribe once accepted, he becomes the inferior, like a man who has paid for a woman."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Effect, Importance, Man, Woman)

"Business can be a source of progressive change."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Business, Change)

"You're talking to somebody who two years ago couldn't figure out how to use e-mail and who now has carpal tunnel. It has totally changed in that these films would not be getting out to people the way they're getting out without the Internet."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: People, Internet, Now, Talking, Years)

"I do think that we are facing a crisis in our democracy. As true patriots, each and every one of us has to speak up, speak out, and change those in charge. Our democracy depends upon it."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: Change, Crisis, Democracy)

"The Constitution of the United States allows us to change; I don't have a problem with that."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Change, Constitution, states, United)

"We invaded Iraq to change a totalitarian, despotic regime, and we have been successful there."
- Judd Gregg
(Related: Change, Successful, Iraq)

"Work is my salvation. It changes my moods."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Work, Moods, Salvation)

"Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society."
- John Grierson
(Related: Leadership, Society, Thought, Appreciation, Relationships)

"We, as a country, have not seen a significant change in immigration policy in nearly two decades, even though all Americans agree that current immigration policy is outdated and malfunctioning."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Change, Policy, Americans, Country)

"If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes."
- Lewis Grizzard
"I believe it is essential for our planetary future to develop tools that can change the consciousness which has created the crisis that we are in."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Change, Consciousness, Crisis, Future, Tools)

"Very little changed fundamentally, except that the proud German soldier had turned into a defeated bundle of misery and the great German army had disintegrated."
- George Grosz
(Related: Army, Misery)

"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."
- Andy Grove
(Related: Change, History, Performance, Company)

"I'm comfortable with my femininity, and I don't try to change what I look like just because I'm reporting on football at the end of the night."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: Change, End, Femininity, Football, Night)

"Waste no time with revolutions that do not remove the causes of your complaints but simply change the faces of those in charge."
- Francesco Guicciardini
(Related: Change, Time, Causes, Complaints, Faces, Waste)

"We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Experience, Women, Change, Truth, Mountains)

"The biggest change in my life is that I now have to apologize for being thin."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Change, Life, Being, Now)

"In hard-core science fiction in which characters are responding to a change in environment, caused by nature or the universe or technology, what readers want to see is how people cope, and so the character are present to cope, or fail to cope."
- James Gunn
(Related: Change, Nature, Science, Technology, People, Character, Environment, Fiction, Present, Universe, Want)

"It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change!"
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Time, Being, English, Fame, Gay)

"Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine."
- George Gurdjieff
(Related: Change, Progress, Habit, Machine, Result, Struggle)

"Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs."
- David Ben Gurion
(Related: Change, History)

"Time made me change. I gradually woke up to the realization that this is who I am, an author, a public figure, and I couldn't just hide in my study, tapping away at the keyboard and pretend that I didn't have a role to play beyond stringing words together."
- David Guterson
(Related: Time, Change, Play, Public, Study, Words)

"Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow."
- Woody Guthrie
(Related: Change, Life, Habit, Day, Old, Trying)

"There are brilliant out lesbians and gay men and bisexuals and transgendered people and heterosexuals keeping the fire of change alive. Not a day goes by when I don't feel grateful to them for their work."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Change, Men, Work, People, Day, Fire, Gay)

"The difference between political terror and ordinary crime becomes clear during the change of regimes, in which former terrorists become well-regarded representatives of their country."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Change, Country, Crime, Difference, Terror)

"Ray Charles, in his own way, it's like at the beginning, Ray Charles changed American music, not once but twice."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: Music, American, Beginning)

"All he cares about is going out there with his Jack Daniels bottle. Nothing has changed. That's kind of sad. If David was doing better than he used to be, then that would be different. But it was a joke and he made it that way."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Nothing)

"As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of."
- Nina Hagen
(Related: Care, Karma, Will, World)

"I guess it was but I think peoples morality has changed. It's gotten more liberal and more diverse and even in a sense much more fundamental, you take the fundamental religious right in this country, its got to go back about 50 years."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Morality, Country, Liberal, Religious, Right, Sense, Years)

"We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today."
- William Hague
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Reality, Today)

"It's been fascinating watching all those pictures of me with a lot more hair Jeremy, and looking very young. And we've all got things we've said, twenty, thirty years ago, indeed the whole world has changed since then."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Hair, World, Years)

"You don't leave behind box office scores or how many dollars changed hands."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: Office)

"I have got one of those faces that change every day: you can dress me up, make me look vampy and then make me look 12 years old. But don't all women do this thing? We all take on these roles."
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: Change, Women, Dress, Faces, Old, Years)