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    Katherine Mansfield

    Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.

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    Joel Osteen

    Most people already know what they're doing wrong. When I get them to church I want to tell them that you can change.

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    Winston Churchill

    To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

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    Irene Peter

    Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

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    Ronald Reagan

    All great change in America begins at the dinner table.

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    Thomas Moore

    True change takes place in the imagination.

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    Arthur Schopenhauer

    Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.

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    Josh Billings

    There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.

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    Alan Watts

    The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

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    John A. Simone, Sr.

    If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change. If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change.

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    Bertolt Brecht

    Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.

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    Lao Tzu

    If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.

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    Maxwell Maltz

    To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.

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    Harrison Ford

    We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

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    Margaret Mead

    A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

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    Peter Marshall

    Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

    One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.

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    Bruce Barton

    When you are through changing, you are through.

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    Reinhold Niebuhr

    God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

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    Denis Waitley

    You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.

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    Jack Welch

    Change before you have to.

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    Arnold Bennett

    Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

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    Lech Walesa

    The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.

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    Lillian Hellman

    People change and forget to tell each other.

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    Havelock Ellis

    What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.

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    Robert Kennedy

    Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.

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    Nido Qubein

    Change brings opportunity.

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    John Lennon

    I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people.

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    Frank Herbert

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

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    Bruce Barton

    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.

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    Wayne Dyer

    If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

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    Billy Crystal

    Change is such hard work.

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    Heraclitus

    Change alone is unchanging.

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    Irene Peter

    Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't looked at the stock market pages.

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    Bill Copeland

    Not only is women's work never done, the definition keeps changing.

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    Leo Tolstoy

    True life is lived when tiny changes occur.

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    Carl Jung

    If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.

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    Hugh Prather

    Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.

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    J. Paul Getty

    In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.

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    Harold Wilson

    He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.

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    Adlai E. Stevenson

    Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.

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    Francis Bacon

    Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.

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    Carl Jung

    We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

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    Mahatma Gandhi

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

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    W. Clement Stone

    All I want to do is change the world.

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    Alphonse Karr

    The more things change, the more they are the same.

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    Andrea Jung

    If you feel like it's difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.

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    Leo Tolstoy

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

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    Bryant H. McGill

    Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.

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    A. C. Benson

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

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    Confucius

    They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

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    William Arthur Ward

    Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.

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    Ian Botham

    If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it?

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    Will Smith

    Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.

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    Aristotle

    Change in all things is sweet.

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    Sting

    I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.

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    James Russell Lowell

    The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.

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    Douglas Horton

    Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.

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    Barack Obama

    Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

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    Robert Anthony

    When it becomes more difficult to suffer than to change... you will change.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Change is inevitable. Change is constant.

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    William C. Bryant

    Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.

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    Barbara Sher

    Change is not only likely, it's inevitable.

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    Harry Emerson Fosdick

    Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.

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    Francis Bacon

    He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.

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    C. S. Lewis

    It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.

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    Carl T. Rowan

    We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it.

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    Niccolo Machiavelli

    One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.

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    Winston Churchill

    A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.

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    Gail Sheehy

    If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.

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    Steve Jobs

    For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    Things do not change; we change.

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    Gianni Versace

    I try to contrast; life today is full of contrast... We have to change.

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    Margaret Mead

    Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.

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    Vernon Howard

    To change what you get you must change who you are.

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    Victoria Woodhull

    I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it.

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    Charles Kettering

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

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    Katherine Mansfield

    Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.

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    Tupac Shakur

    Don't change on me. Don't extort me unless you intend to do it forever.

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    Denise McCluggage

    Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin.

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    Tony Robbins

    For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

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    Esther Dyson

    Change means that what was before wasn't perfect. People want things to be better.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.

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    Maya Angelou

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

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    Julie Walters

    I don't know if you can change things, but it's a drop in the ocean.

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    Marcus Aurelius

    Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.

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    Georg C. Lichtenberg

    I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.

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    Alice Meynell

    Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results; we value it in the act.

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    Owen Feltham

    Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.

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    James Levine

    A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.

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    William Glasser

    If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.

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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    All things must change to something new, to something strange.

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    Rupert Murdoch

    The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.

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    Nathaniel Branden

    The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

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    Confucius

    Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.

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    Stanislaw Lec

    When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.

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    R. D. Laing

    We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.

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    Mary Douglas

    If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.

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    Armistead Maupin

    The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.

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    Sydney J. Harris

    Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.

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    Lord Byron

    Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?

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    Eleanor Clift

    People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician.

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    Flannery O'Connor

    The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.

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    Timothy Leary

    You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind.

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    Enya

    As with anything creative, change is inevitable.

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    Frederick Douglass

    If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

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    Nikos Kazantzakis

    Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.

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    Heraclitus

    There is nothing permanent except change.

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    Dean Acheson

    Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.

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    Denis Waitley

    Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.

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    Viktor E. Frankl

    When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.

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    Woodrow Wilson

    If you want to make enemies, try to change something.

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    Ellen Glasgow

    All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.

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    Mignon McLaughlin

    It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.

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    Shunryu Suzuki

    Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.

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    Anatole France

    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.

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    Nancy Astor

    The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything... or nothing.

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