I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.— Plutarch
Almighty Friends Change quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
My friends, love is better than anger.
Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world.
The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.
If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault.
Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren't going to change simply because you want them to.
Great power can come from memorizing scriptures.
To memorize a scripture is to forge a new friendship. It is like discovering a new individual who can help in time of need, give inspiration and comfort, and be a source of motivation for needed change
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change.
Cancer changes your life, often for the better.
You learn what's important, you learn to prioritize, and you learn not to waste your time. You tell people you love them. My friend Gilda Radner used to say, 'If it wasn't for the downside, having cancer would be the best thing and everyone would want it.' That's true. If it wasn't for the downside.
The reason that Christianity is the best friend of government is because Christianity is the only religion that changes the heart.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
It can literally change someone's life;
it's very positive for young teenagers to get into cosplay if they do it with their friends or with supervision from their parents - it can really foster their social skills.
Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
I always thought I wanted to play professionally, and I always knew that to do that I'd have to make a lot of sacrifices. I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
I understand you, and I shall not attempt to make you change your mind.
I am too old to want to improve the world. I have told you what I think, and that is all. I shall remain your friend even if you act contrary to my convictions, and I shall help you even if I disagree with you.
If none of us ever read a book that was "dangerous," had a friend who was "different," or joined an organization that advocated "change," we would all be the kind of people Joe McCarthy wants.
Love your enemies and hate your friends, your enemies remain the same your friends always change
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
I think we all live in a world that is so fast-paced, it's threatening and absolutely saturated with change and novelty and insecurity. Therefore, the ritual of cooking and feeding my family and friends, whoever drops in, is what makes me feel that I'm in a universe that is contained.
Visualization is often used for evil - twisting insignificant data changes and making them look meaningful. Don't do that crap if you want to be my friend. Present results clearly and honestly. If something isn't working - those reviewing results need to know.
At one time, most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed, it fell silent for all of them. Even Sarah found one Christmas that she could no longer hear its sweet sound. Though I've grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Wilbur never forgot Charlotte. Although he loved her children and grandchildren dearly, none of the new spiders ever quite took her place in his heart. She was in a class by herself. It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Times change, people change, thoughts about good and evil change, about true and false. But what always remains fast and steady is the affection that your friends feel for you, those who always have your best interest at heart.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
Because of the way tech is changing, and becoming cheaper and user-friendly, it's becoming easier to make films cheaply, maintaining quality.
Now that I have a 16-month-old son, my weekend ritual has changed - but it's better than ever. We get up early and go for a walk on one of the hiking trails near my home in Los Angeles, then meet up with friends at a diner. There's nothing better than sipping coffee, eating scrambled eggs, and taking three hours to do it.
My attitude toward friendship has remained the same.
I will support and encourage you with all the love in my heart, but if it's not reciprocal, I gotta go. If your friends are bitter about your success to the extent that they act out, don't expect them to change. Move on.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing lines.
We can all take responsibility for helping to bring about change, and keeping our friends and colleagues safe from domestic violence
Steve Jobs was a great friend as well as a trusted advisor.
His legacy will extend far beyond the products he created or the businesses he built. It will be the millions of people he inspired, the lives he changed, and the culture he defined.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
Be at Peace with Everyone - No one is capable of making you upset without your consent, so if you begin practicing the intention to be authentic and peaceful with everyone, you connect to peace itself- and gain the power to change the energy of your relationships with family and friends.
Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him.
So with imagination, ingenuity and audacity, explore, discover, change the world. And have fun while you're at it. Always take time out to love and to live. You're going to be busy, but never forget family and friends.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
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.
If you want to be rich, be friends with people who have the same mindset as you, or who at least won't try to change your mindset to be more like theirs. Life is too short to spend time with people who don't help you move forward.
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
You cant change the world alone - you will need some help - and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them.
I love, because my love is not dependent on the object of love.
My love is dependent on my state of being. So whether the other person changes, becomes different, friend turns into a foe, does not matter, because my love was never dependent on the other person. My love is my state of being. I simply love.