Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.— Mark Twain
Irresistibly Political Change quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
The point is change can come about, but it only comes about when millions of people are actively involved in political struggle, the billionaires may have the money, but we have the people.
You can change your wife, your politics, your religion, but never, never can you change your favourite football team.
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.
All poets, all writers are political.
They either maintain the status quo, or they say, 'Something's wrong, let's change it for the better.'
Hope is essential to any political struggle for radical change when the overall social climate promotes disillusionment and despair.
If we want to cure the things that threaten life, limb and even survival, we need to heal our sick political system. That is, not just to address our physical ailments, but the things that determine whether we're going to survive into the next century. That is war, climate change, poverty, etc. We've got to fix our politics.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
I think that if the political and social movement groups and organizations that operate in this country today had the same kind of energetic commitment that the medical marijuana people have, many things could change in this country.
Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
We need to change the power structure in America, we need to end the political oligarchy.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics.
The anchor in our world today is freedom, holding us steady in times of change, a symbol of hope to all the world.
The new nation called Nigeria should be an estate of our great-grandfather, Uthman Dan Fodio. We must ruthlessly prevent a change of power. We use the minorities of the North as willing tools and the South as a conquered territory and never allow them to rule over us, and never allow them to have control over their future.
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.
Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.
Political correctness is just tyranny with manners.
I wish for you the courage to be unpopular. Popularity is history's pocket change. Courage is history's true currency.
Movements have narratives. They tell stories, because they are not just about rearranging economics and politics. They also rearrange meaning. And they're not just about redistributing the goods. They're about figuring out what is good.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
History shows us that the people who end up changing the world - the great political, social, scientific, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries - are always nuts, until they are right, and then they are geniuses.
We have got to change the political culture in America.
We need a political revolution. That means we are working on politics not just three weeks before an election but 365 days a year.
I advocate revolutionary changes...an end to capitalist exploitation, the abolition of racist policies, the eradication of sexism and the elimination of political repression. If that is a crime, then I am totally guilty
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
We are living through one of the most fundamental shifts in history- a change in the actual belief structure of Western society. No economic, political, or military power can compare with the power of a change of mind. By deliberately changing their images of reality, people are changing the world.
If Greece had gone through a very normal political life, I may have not been in politics. But just the fact that I lived through huge upheavals and very difficult struggles and polarization and the barbarism of dictatorships - that made me feel that we had to change this country.
The wind of change is blowing through the continent.
Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
Laws have to be backed up with resources and political will.
And deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed.
Books ARE a form of political action.
Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind.
Nearly 100% of innovation-from business to politics-is inspired not by "market analysis" but by people who are supremely pissed off by the way things are.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
I'm still a political revolutionary. The fire never went out of me, but perceptions and realizations change.
Sooner I'd try to change history than turn political, than try convincing others to write letters or to vote or to march or to do something they didn't already feel like doing.
In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions but he cannot change his favourite soccer team.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty.
To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama were a Republican, he'd be on Mount Rushmore by now.
Oil depletion and climate change will create an entirely new context in which political struggles will be played out. Within that context, it is not just freedom, democracy, and equality that are at stake, but the survival of billions of humans and of whole ecosystems.
No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.
Men who have changed the world never achieved their success by winning the chief citizens to their side, but always by stirring the masses.
One of the great liabilities of history is that all too many people fail to remain awake through great periods of social change.
The first step in saving our liberty is to realize how much we have already lost, how we lost it, and how we will continue to lose it unless fundamental political changes occur.
Changing the way we talk is not political correctness run amok.
It reflects an admirable willingness to acknowledge others who once were barely visible to the dominant culture, and to recognize that something that may seem innocent to you may be painful to others.
The American people understand that we need real change in this country, in my view, a political revolution, which says to the people on top, "You know what, you guys can't have it all."