Quotations About / On: CHANGE

  • 71.
    A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
    (Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Irish Protestant political writer. Reflections on the Revolution in France, p. 19, ed. Pocock (1790).)
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  • 72.
    Change often makes accepted customs into crimes.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 73.
    True self is the part of us that does not change when circumstances do.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 74.
    Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)
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  • 75.
    Any solution to a problem changes the problem.
    (R.W. (Richard William) Johnson (b. 1916), U.S. journalist, newspaper executive. Washingtonian (November 1979).)
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  • 76.
    It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
    (Jules Furthman (1888-1960), U.S. screenwriter, and Josef von Sternberg. Shanghai Lily (Marlene Dietrich), in Shanghai Express (film) (1932).)
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  • 77.
    The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage.
    (Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), U.S. Republican politician, president. Speech, October 22, 1928, New York City.)
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  • 78.
    A reasonable change of the world can not be instrumented by pure reason.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Czechoslovakia 1968 (1968).)
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  • 79.
    A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 80.
    Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist, editor. Felix Holt, the Radical, ch. 48 (1866).)
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