Quotations About / On: CHANGE

  • 31.
    You only see what your mind wants you to see. Therefore, don't change the direction of your eyes' focus; change your mind.
    More quotations from: Alfred Oyori
  • 32.
    Never let the environment you come from change your dreams...instead let your dreams change your environment~Motholo
    (Never let the challenges you faced in the past influence your future decisions)
    More quotations from: Boithatelo Motholo
  • 33.
    News reports don't change the world. Only facts change it, and those have already happened when we get the news.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist, and trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Romulus the Great, act I (1956).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, change, world
  • 34.
    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.
    (Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 17, ed. William McGuire (1954). On the Development of Personality (1934).)
    More quotations from: Carl Jung, change, child
  • 35.
    No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to.
    (Frank Zappa (1940-1994), U.S. rock musician, and Peter Occhiogrosso. The Real Frank Zappa Book, ch. 9 (1989). Written with Peter Occhiogrosso.)
    More quotations from: Frank Zappa, change
  • 36.
    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 Baldwin (1924-1987), U.S. author. repr. In The Price of the Ticket (1985). "Every Good-Bye Ain't Gone," published in New York (Dec. 19, 1977).)
    More quotations from: James Baldwin
  • 37.
    Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.
    (John Dos Passos (1896-1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. The Ground We Stand On: Some Examples From the History of a Political Creed, sec. III, "On the White Porch of the Republic," ch. 5, "Citizen Barlow of the Republic of the World," Harcourt, Brace and Company (1941).)
    More quotations from: John Dos Passos
  • 38.
    For some natures, changing their opinions is just as much a requirement of cleanliness as changing their clothes: for others, however, it is merely a requirement of vanity.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 701, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Wanderer and His Shadow, aphorism 346, "A Requirement of Cleanliness," (1880).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche
  • 39.
    I guess it was easier for her to change her name than for her whole family to change theirs.
    (Vina Delmar, U.S. novelist, playwright. Lucy (Irene Dunne), The Awful Truth, after witnessing the specialty act of nightclub performer Dixie Bell Lee—ne Toots Binswanger (Joyce Compton) (1937).)
    More quotations from: Vina Delmar, change, family
  • 40.
    The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.
    (Max Lerner (b. 1902), U.S. author, columnist. repr. in The Unfinished Country, pt. 1 (1959). "Fifty," New York Post (December 18, 1952).)
    More quotations from: Max Lerner, change
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