Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.— Barack Obama
Unbelievable Time Change quotations
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think.
The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence;
it is to act with yesterday's logic.
They always say time changes things. But you actually have to change them yourself.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
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.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.
I do not believe in mixing of the races.
You can quote me. I don't believe in it, and I never have. I've never changed. I've never changed my hair. I've never changed my color, I have always been proud of myself, and my fans are proud of me for remaining the way I've always been. I married a white man one time, but he was a creep
We just have to convince other people that they have power.
This is what they can do by participating to make change, not only in their community, but many times changing in their own lives. Once they participate, they get their sense of power.
No amount of outer technology, no amount of computers and biotechnology and nanotechnology is going to stop the continuation of warfare and racism and environmental destruction. What's called for on the Earth at this time is really a change of heart ... the question is really not the future of humanity, but the presence of eternity.
I knew who I was this morning but I've changed a few times since then.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you, too.
How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never right time to do a difficult thing.
In time and with water, everything changes.
You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
Everyone's opinions about things change over time.
Nothing is constant. Everything changes. And to hold onto some dogged idea forever is a little rigid and maybe naive.
How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.
Struggles make you stronger and the changes make you wiser and happiness has its own way of taking its sweet time. Life isn't always lovely, but it's a beautiful ride.
In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Nothing will make me change my principles.
Even with the knife at my neck I shall still declare, up to this day, the poor have done everything; it is time for the rich to take their turn... The selfish people, the young idlers, must be made useful, whether they like it or not, and some respite be procured for the useful and respectable worker.
Yesterday I was clever. So I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise. So I am changing myself.
God, the supreme being, is neither circumscribed by space, nor touched by time;
he cannot be found in a particular direction, and his essence cannot change. The secret conversation is thus entirely spiritual; it is a direct encounter between God and the soul, abstracted from all material constraints.
Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time;
what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
Time and reflection change the sight little by little 'till we come to understand.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hand on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
With one kind gesture you can change a life. One person at a time you can change the world. One day at a time we can change everything.
In a liquid modern life there are no permanent bonds, and any that we take up for a time must be tied loosely so that they can be untied again, as quickly and as effortlessly as possible, when circumstances change - as they surely will in our liquid modern society, over and over again.
People say all the time 'I don't have a good testimony' because they think their story has to involve some dramatic story of change from 'bad' to 'good'. But Jesus didn't come to save people this way. Sin doesn't make us bad it makes us dead. Jesus came to save by bringing the dead to life. And that's an amazing testimony.
Stop wasting time and effort on being something you're not.
Contemporary architects tend to impose modernity on something.
There is a certain concern for history but it’s not very deep. I understand that time has changed, we have evolved. But I don’t want to forget the beginning. A lasting architecture has to have roots.
Every person who has ever achieved anything has been knocked down many times.
But all of them picked themselves up and kept going, and that is what I have always tried to do.
They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Every time we say we believe in the Holy Spirit, we mean we believe that there is a living God able and willing to enter human personality and change it.
Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.
The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.
If you can't change it.. change the way you think about it
Life has three rules: Paradox, Humor, and Change.
- Paradox: Life is a mystery; don't waste your time trying to figure it out. - Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure - Change: Know that nothing ever stays the same.
In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.