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The powers in charge keep us in a perpetual state of fear keep us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor with the cry of grave national emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing the exorbitant sums demanded. Yet, in retrospect, these disasters seem never to have happened, seem never to have been quite real.

Author: Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)

Profession: American Army General in WW II

Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.

Author: Richard Hooker (1554-1600)

Profession: British Theologian

Life is made of millions of moments, but we live only one of these moments at a time. As we begin to change this moment, we begin to change our lives.

Author: Trinidad Hunt

Profession: Author

Only man is not content to leave things as they are but must always be changing them, and when he has done so, is seldom satisfied with the result.

Author: Elspeth Huxley (1907)

Profession: British Author

Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.

Author: I Ching

Profession: Chinese Book of Changes

The way of the creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the great harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.

Author: I Ching

Profession: Chinese Book of Changes

There are two kinds of fools: One says, ''This is old therefore it is good.'' The other one says, ''This is new therefore it is better.''

Author: Dean William R. Inge (1860-1954)

Profession: Dean of St Paul's, London

There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that ;it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.

Author: Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Profession: American Author

Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.

Author: Jesse Jackson (1941)

Profession: American Clergyman, Civil Rights Leader

I do not believe you can do today's job with yesterday's methods and be in business tomorrow.

Author: Nelson Jackson


Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again. The world is not yet exhausted; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Force never moves in a straight line, but always in a curve vast as the universe, and therefore eventually returns whence it issued forth, but upon a higher arc, for the universe has progressed since it started.

Author: Kabbalah

Profession: Jewish Esoteric Doctrine

The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions.

Author: Kabbalah

Profession: Jewish Esoteric Doctrine

The more things change, the more they remain the same.

Author: Alphonse Karr


For organizations and employees alike, the only real security is the ability to grow, change and adapt.

Author: Kearney