There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
— Nelson Mandela

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. unchanged quote

The child you once were lives on within you unchanged.
— Bryant H. McGill

Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before.
— Luigi Barzini

It is the individual only who is timeless. Societies, cultures, and civilizations -- past and present -- are often incomprehensible to outsiders, but the individual's hungers, anxieties, dreams, and preoccupations have remained unchanged through the millenia.
— Eric Hoffer