Quotations About / On: CHANGE

  • 81.
    Many try to force the past to change.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 82.
    Our image has undergone change from David fighting Goliath to being Goliath.
    (Yitzhak Shamir (b. 1915), Israeli politician, prime minister. quoted in Daily Telegraph (London, Jan. 25, 1989).)
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  • 83.
    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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  • 84.
    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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  • 85.
    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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  • 86.
    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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  • 87.
    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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  • 88.
    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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  • 89.
    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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  • 90.
    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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