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Weep not that the world changes -- did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.

Though I might travel afar, I will meet only what I carry with me, for every man is a mirror. We see only ourselves reflected in those around us. Their attitudes and actions are only a reflection of our own. The whole world and its condition has its counter parts within us all. Turn the gaze inward. Correct yourself and your world will change.
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.
The longer you stay in one place, the greater your chances of disillusionment.
Change is not only likely, it's inevitable.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
People don't change. Only their costumes do.
Believe, if thou wilt, that mountains change their place, but believe not that man changes his nature.
Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
For organizations and employees alike, the only real security is the ability to grow, change and adapt.
Everything flows and nothing abides, everything gives way and nothing stays fixed.
With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation.
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
The industrial landscape is already littered with remains of once successful companies that could not adapt their strategic vision to altered conditions of competition.
No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just... come out the other side. Or you don't.
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Some folks won't look up until they are flat on their backs
A rolling stone can gather no moss.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!
We need to change so we can remain the same.
Some people change their ways when they see the light, others when they feel the heat.
You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn't want to.
A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.
I realized the problem was me and nobody could change me except myself.
Winners must learn to relish change with the same enthusiasm and energy that we have resisted it in the past.
Change hurts. It makes people insecure, confused, and angry. People want things to be the same as they've always been, because that makes life easier. But, if you're a leader, you can't let your people hang on to the past.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
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.
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.
Music can't change the world.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Change is an easy panacea. It takes character to stay in one place and be happy there.

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