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The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.

The search for static security -- in the law and elsewhere -- is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts.
Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast. If a man habituated to a narrow circle of cares and pleasures, out of which he seldom travels, step beyond it, though for never so brief a space, his departure from the monotonous scene on which he has been an actor of importance would seem to be the signal for instant confusion. The mine which Time has slowly dug beneath familiar objects is sprung in an instant; and what was rock before, becomes but sand and dust.
It struck me while I was sitting here; everything changes but the sea.
Chords that were broken will vibrate once more.
Today is not yesterday: we ourselves change; how can our works and thoughts, if they are always to be the fittest, continue always the same? Change, indeed is painful; yet ever needful; and if memory have its force and worth, so also has hope.
By nature man hates change; seldom will he quit his old home till it has actually fallen around his ears.
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but all is still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless change.
Use a gyroscope to demonstrate how, over time, we become fixed in our ways, personalities, and, as a mature person, psychologically resistant to change. With EFFORT, however, we can make changes. We are not today exactly what we were yesterday. We are almost imperceptibly different. We do change with time and we can control to an extent the direction of the changes.
The only people who like change are wet babies.
Change tends to be viewed as a threat to our control.
It's only the view from where you sit that makes you feel defeat. Life is full of many aisles, so why don't you change your seat?
Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
Be not the first by which a new thing is tried, or the last to lay the old aside.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
If we want everything to remain as it is, it will be necessary for everything to change.
A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.
There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that ;it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.
The way of the creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the great harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
There is nothing permanent except change.
Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.
It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one and the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.
Human beings, by change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.
Nobody told me how hard and lonely change is.
One person's constant is another person's variable.
People wish to be settled. It is only as far as they are unsettled that there is any hope for them.
Of the events of life we may have some control. but over the law of its progress none.
If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
Never underestimate your power to change yourself; never overestimate your power to change others.
It is a dangerous thing to reform anyone.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
We live in an era when rapid change breeds fear, and fear too often congeals us into a rigidity which we mistake for stability.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is Nature's inexorable imperative.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I se it, is service to a fellow human being.
Thus all things are doomed to change for the worse and retrograde.
You can't expect to meet the challenges of today with yesterday's tools and expect to be in business tomorrow.

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