I am an African. I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land.— Thabo Mbeki
Promising Seasons Change quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Opportunistic relationships can hardly be kept constant.
The acquaintance of honorable people, even at a distance, does not add flowers in times of warmth and does not change its leaves in times of cold: it continues unfading through the four seasons, becomes increasingly stable as it passes through ease and danger.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
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.
Once we have tasted far streams, touched the gold, found some limit beyond the waterfall, a season changes and we come back changed but safe, quiet, grateful.
To be interested in the changing seasons is, in this middling zone, a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Release and detach from every person, every circumstance, every condition, and every situation that no longer serves a divine purpose in your life. All things have a season, and all seasons must come to an end. Choose a new season, filled with purposeful thoughts and activities.
There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit.
People lie. They use you and they lie, all the while feeding you bullshit about being loyal and never leaving you. No one can make that promise, because life is all about seasons, and seasons change.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
The seasons change and you change, but the Lord abides evermore the same, and the streams of His love are as deep, as broad and as full as ever.
Like the seasons of the year, life changes frequently and drastically.
You enjoy it or endure it as it comes and goes, as it ebbs and flows.
Expect to have hope rekindled. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.
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.
Seasons change. So do cities. People come into your life and people go, but it's comforting to know: the ones you love are always in your heart. And if you're very lucky, a plane ride away.
The earth turns, and the seasons, and for all his pride and power man cannot temper the winds or change their course. They are the unseen tides that shape our days and our years.
Even the seasons form a great circle in their changing, and always come back again to where they were. The life of a person is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
No dish changes quite so much from season to season as soup.
Summer's soups come chilled, in pastel colors strewn with herbs. If hot they are sheer insubstantial broths afloat with seafood. In winter they turn steaming and thick to serve with slabs of rustic, crusty bread.
Time has two aspects. There is the arrow, the running river, without which there is no change, no progress, or direction, or creation. And there is the circle or the cycle, without which there is chaos, meaningless succession of instants, a world without clocks or seasons or promises.
Life and business is like the changing seasons.
You cannot change the seasons, but you can change yourself. Therein lies the opportunity to live an extraordinary life, the opportunity to change yourself.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
Each new season grows from the leftovers from the past.
That is the essence of change, and change is the basic law.
Thrice blessed are they whose early years are spent in some countryside.
The flowering and withering of the seasons, and every exquisite sound and sight - every lane, and pasture, and green corners and gnarled hollows everywhere, make them affluent with a treasure which neither change nor chance can steal away.
There is beauty to be found in the changing of the earth’s seasons, and an inner grace in honouring the cycles of life.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
When the seasons change, we experience a sympathetic internal shift.
All life-forms open themselves up to receive cosmic redirection from nature during these crucial seasonal transitions, so we are likely to be more vulnerable and unsettled.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Change is a measure of time and, in the autumn, time seems speeded up.
What was is not and never again will be; what is is change.
As all Nature's thousands changes But one changeless God proclaim;
So in Art's wide kingdom ranges One sole meaning still the same: This is Truth, eternal Reason, Which from Beauty takes its dress, And serene through time and season Stands aye in loveliness.
It was the best place to be, thought Wilbur, this warm delicious cellar, with the garrulous geese, the changing seasons, the heat of the sun, the passage of swallows, the nearness of rats, the sameness of sheep, the love of spiders, the smell of manure, and the glory of everything.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
When seasons change in our life, it's difficult.
Because it feels like loss and no one likes loss. And I go through, how do you do that? How do you take that transition without losing it in the curve?
In winter there is no heat, no light, no noon, evening touches morning, there is fog, and mist, the window is frosted, and you cannot see clearly. The sky is but the mouth of a cave. The whole day is the cave.... Frightful season! Winter changes into stone the water of heaven and the heart of man.
... the spring, the summer, The chilling autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries; and the mazed world By their increase, now knows not which is which.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.
He rides in the row at ten o clock in the morning, goes to the Opera three times a week, changes his clothes at least five times a day, and dines out every night of the season. You don't call that leading an idle life, do you?
I'm not going to change who I am just because people think it's weird.
The only way I'm going to have a great season is by starting out happy and balanced and continuing to be me. It might be unconventional, but to feel good about life I need to have some adventure.
I think my favorite thing about seasons changing is the opportunity to look different.
The army is always the same. The sun and the moon change. The army knows no seasons.
People of this world are deluded. They're always longing for something, always, in a word, seeking. But the wise wake up. They choose reason over custom. They fix their minds on the sublime and let their bodies change with the seasons.