Quotations About / On: CHANGE

  • 41.
    Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again. The world is not yet exhausted; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Nekayah, in The History of Rasselas, ch. 47 (1759).)
  • 42.
    Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
    (Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Trans. in Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso: Fifty Years of His Art (1946). Conversation avec Picasso, vol. 10, no. 10, Cahiers d'Art (Paris, 1935).)
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  • 43.
    Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist, editor. Felix Holt, the Radical, ch. 48 (1866).)
  • 44.
    A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 45.
    A reasonable change of the world can not be instrumented by pure reason.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Czechoslovakia 1968 (1968).)
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  • 46.
    The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.
    (Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), U.S. Republican politician, president. Speech, October 22, 1928, New York City.)
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  • 47.
    It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
    (Jules Furthman (1888-1960), U.S. screenwriter, and Josef von Sternberg. Shanghai Lily (Marlene Dietrich), in Shanghai Express (film) (1932).)
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  • 48.
    Any solution to a problem changes the problem.
    (R.W. (Richard William) Johnson (b. 1916), U.S. journalist, newspaper executive. Washingtonian (November 1979).)
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  • 49.
    Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)
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  • 50.
    True self is the part of us that does not change when circumstances do.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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