" The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up and those who were up go down. "
- Jawaharlal Nehru
" A decision made at night may be changed in the morning. "
- Samoan (on permanence and change)
" When the moon is full, it begins to wane. "
- Japanese (on permanence and change)
" Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything "
- George Bernard Shaw
" Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. "
- Leo Tolstoy
" After you've done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over. "
- Alfred Edward Perlman
" We can't be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don't have something better. "
- C. JoyBell C.
" A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. "
- Chinese Proverb
" All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. "
- Ellen Glasgow
" A year's care; a minute's ruin. "
- Filipino Proverb
" When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. "
- Victor Frankl
" A little axe can cut down a big tree. "
- Jamaican (on permanence and change)
" Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer. "
- Shunryu Suzuki
" Change is inevitable. except from a vending machine. "
- Robert C. Gallagher
" Life is like the moon: now full, now dark. "
- Polish (on permanence and change)
" People who wait for changes to occur on the outside before they commit to making changes on the inside will never make any changes at all. "
- Author Unknown
" When you are through changing, you are through. "
- Bruce Barton
" You must be the change you wish to see in the world. "
- Mahatma Gandhi
" As the sun's shadow shifts, so there is no permanence on earth. "
- Afghan (on permanence and change)
" Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody. "
- Stephen Chbosky
" You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. "
- Denis Waitley
" The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings. "
- Kakuzo Okakaura
" The winds of heaven change suddenly; so do human fortunes. "
- Chinese (on permanence and change)
" The only people who like change are wet babies. "
- Author Unknown
" You can avoid having ulcers by adapting to the situation: If you fall in the mud puddle, check your pockets for fish. "
- Author Unknown
" He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. "
- Harold Wilson
" An hour may destroy what an age was building. "
- English (on permanence and change)
" To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. "
- Winston Churchill
" At high tide, fish eat ants; at low tide, ants eat fish. "
- Thai (on permanence and change)
" A rolling stone gathers no moss. "
- John Heywood (c. 1497-1580)