"There are times when I think that the ideal library is composed solely of reference books. They are like understanding friends-always ready to meet your mood, always ready to change the subject when you have had enough of this or that." -- Donald J. Adams
"If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?" -- Douglas Noel Adams
"When a man you like switches from what he said a year ago, or 4 years ago, he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough to change his mind with changing conditions. When a man you don't like does it, he is a liar who has broken his promises." -- Franklin P. Adams
"If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain." -- Maya Angelou
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. Abraham Lincoln
The moment of change is the only poem. Adrienne Rich
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. Alan Cohen
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. Harrison Ford (1942 - ), quoted by Garry Jenkins in 'Harrison Ford: Imperfect Hero'
Things do not change; we change. Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862), Walden (1970)
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus (540 BC - 480 BC), from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
It's not that some people have willpower and some don't. It's that some people are ready to change and others are not. James Gordon, M.D.
Change has considerable psychological impact on the human mind.
To the fearful, change is threatening because it means that things may get worse To the hopeful, change is encouraging because things may get better. To confident, change is inspiring because the challenge exists to make thing better. --King Whitney, Jr.
All change is a miracle to contemplate; but it is a miracle, which is taking place every instant. --Henry David Thoreau
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens
can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has --Margaret Mead