Quotations About / On:
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.)
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)
We know we can't change the outer world but let's try to change things we do within the four walls.
You only see what your mind wants you to see. Therefore, don't change the direction of your eyes' focus; change your mind.
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)
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).)
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).)
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.)
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).)
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).)