Change Quotes

The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
– Hugo Black
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Parochialism is one of the CIA's biggest problems. These career CIA officers, while having valuable experience, also carry the baggage of being resistant to change. The status quo may be comfortable to them, but it is dangerous to the country.
– Christopher Bond
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
– Bono
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside.
– Joseph Brodsky
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
– Edmund Burke
Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
– William S. Burroughs
Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate.
– Karl Barth
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
– Nathaniel Branden
We don't change what we are, we change what we think what we are.
– Eric Butterworth
Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
– Sebastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
– Jackie Chan
All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.
– G. K. Chesterton
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.
– Margaret Cho
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
– Sir Winston Churchill
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
– Sir Winston Churchill
That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
– Jacques Cousteau
As human beings we do change, grow, adapt, perhaps even learn and become wiser.
– Wendy Carlos
As man sows, so shall he reap. In works of fiction, such men are sometimes converted. More often, in real life, they do not change their natures until they are converted into dust.
– Charles W. Chesnutt