Favorite Quotations ~  Change, 3 Pessimisms

"Our natures lie in motion, without which we die." ~ Blaise Pascal

Choosing Happiness

Taoism extols the virtue of flexibility. What surviveS on earth is what effortlessly adapts to the changing environment and changing circumstances. ~ Ernie J. Zelinski, The Joy of Thinking Big

Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands. ~ Clint Eastwood

To exist is to change; To change is to mature; To mature is to create oneself endlessly. ~ Henri Bergson

Things do not change, we do. ~ Henry David Thoreau

From the pain comes the dream. From the dream comes the vision. From the vision come the people. From the people comes the power. From this power come the change. ~ Peter Gabriel

If you're sick, you have a cold, you don't just wipe your nose with a Kleenex. You've treated the symptom, but you haven't treated the problem. I think you need to change. You have to be committed to change. ~ Lorenzo Neal

The only thing that changed was my mind. ~ Laurie Nedvin

Only fools and dead men don't change their minds. Fools won't and dead men can't. ~ John H. Patterson

Everybody thinks of changing humanity, but nobody thinks of changing himself. ~ Leo Tolstoy

Everything is transient. Everything is constantly changing. The only thing we have is now. ~ Jessica Lange

The moment of change is the only poem. ~ Adrienne Rich

None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are. ~ Anne Rice, Queen of the Damned

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