Quotations About / On: CHANGE

  • 21.
    When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
    (Lucius Cary Falkland, 2nd Viscount (1610-1643), British statesman, soldier, patron. speech, Nov. 22, 1641, to the House of Commons. "A Speech Concerning Episcopacy," Discourses on the Infallibility of the Church of Rome (1660).)
  • 22.
    We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.
    (Marcel Proust (1871-1922), French novelist. Trans. by Scott Monkrieff (1930). "The Sweet Cheat Gone," vol. 11, ch. 1, Remembrance of Things Past (1925).)
    More quotations from: Marcel Proust
  • 23.
    Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
    (Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, novelist, playwright, essayist. Trans. by Lorenzo O'Rourke. "Thoughts," Postscriptum de ma vie, in Victor Hugo's Intellectual Autobiography, Funk and Wagnalls (1907).)
    More quotations from: Victor Hugo, change
  • 24.
    Things do not change; we change.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 361, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
    More quotations from: Henry David Thoreau, change
  • 25.
    Change is everywhere. It is inevitable, so we have to live with it. Without change, there is no progress, no growth, no possibilities. Change makes us limitless. If there's one thing we can't change, it's change.
    (change, life)
    More quotations from: Jean Eugene Guan
  • 26.
    Believe in the impossible, for all that you can learn will change and keep changing until the impossible will become reality.
    (Life is just not circles.)
    More quotations from: Kailee Heckathorn
  • 27.
    While it is normal to expect the change to be for the better, it is realistic to expect the change to be for the worse.
    (Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942; India; former Civil Servant, Social Activist))
    More quotations from: Prasanna Mishra
  • 28.
    Change is normal, and growth is a must; but changing from good to worse is evil, and growing backwards is abnormal.
    (About change and progressivism.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 29.
    Even if I have a change of outfit, if I don't have a change of heart, I will still think, speak, & act like a thug.
    (My thought on Joel 2: 13)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 30.
    We know we can't change the outer world but let's try to change things we do within the four walls.
    More quotations from: Nripesh Sharma
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