Change Quotes

The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul

Saturday, September 25th, 2010
leaping child

This every man is entitled to; this every man contains within him, although, in almost all men, obstructed, and as yet unborn. The soul active sees absolute truth; and utters truth, or creates. In this action, it is genius; not the privilege of here and there…

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There is no intelligence where there is no change and no need of change

Thursday, June 10th, 2010
antique time piece

It is a law of nature we overlook, that intellectual versatility is the compensation for change, danger, and trouble. An animal perfectly in harmony with its environment is a perfect mechanism. Nature never appeals to intelligence until…

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Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions, great or small

Thursday, May 27th, 2010
index cards

If I was the hot-tempered old autocrat some of you people pretend I am, I should have been tickling you up with a thunderbolt long ago. But I happen to have this democratic fad as badly as any one – Free Will is what

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What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change

Saturday, May 15th, 2010
Madeline Albright

To seize the sword instead of the olive branch–that is a choice.

To teach children to hate–is a choice.

To glorify murderers as martyrs–is a choice.

To dehumanize and disrespect the dignity of others–is a…

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You must do the thing you think you cannot do

Friday, May 14th, 2010
climbing to the top

The encouraging thing is that every time you meet a situation, though you may think at the time it is an impossibility and you go through the tortures of the damned, once you have met it and lived through it you…

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One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a long time

Saturday, April 17th, 2010
water, no shore

To what use am I to put it? Is it by aiming at a goal? But how to choose such a goal? How know what it is before reaching it?”

“To live without a goal, is to give oneself up to chance.”

“I am afraid you don’t understand. When…

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The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it

Monday, March 29th, 2010
waterfall path

a Romany saying

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Progress is a comfortable disease

Monday, March 22nd, 2010
curled fern

your victim(death and life safely beyond)

plays with the bigness of his littleness
-electrons deifying one razorblade
into a mountainrange;lenses extend…

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Human beings are not born once… life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves

Sunday, March 7th, 2010
butterfly

He began at the beginning. He presented himself unannounced in the office of Uncle Leo XII, President of the Board of Directors and General Manager of the River Company of the Caribbean, and expressed his willingness…

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No person is your friend (or kin) who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010
old wire fence

…please remember, especially in these times of groupthink and the right-on chorus, that no person is your friend (or kin) who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow and be perceived as fully blossomed as you were…

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The face of all the world is changed… since first I heard the footsteps of thy soul

Thursday, February 11th, 2010
grand canyon

Move still, oh, still, beside me, as they stole
Betwixt me and the dreadful outer brink
Of obvious death, where I, who thought to sink,
Was caught up into love, and taught the whole…

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Accept the seasons of your heart, even as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
winter trees

…And you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief.

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