Changes: plural noun and third person present. Make (someone or
something) different; alter or modify. An act or process through which something becomes different.
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As women, we know that we must always find ways to change the process because
the present institutions want to hold on to power and keep the status quo.
We are bringing women into politics to change the nature of politics, to change the vision, to change the
institutions. Women are not wedded to the policies of the past. We didn't craft them. They didn't let us.
Women will change the nature of power, rather than power changing the nature of women.
I find the difference, for me, between having no money and having quite a bit
is that the bills get bigger. And that's it. The lifestyle doesn't change.
Change means movement. Movement means friction.
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible
decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
By the structure of the world we often want, at the sudden occurrence of a grave tempest,
to change the helmsman - to replace the pilot of the calm by the pilot of the storm.
You can't permit a honeymoon of small changes over a year or two. A long series of small changes just prolongs the pain.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
No one has ever accused us of lagging behind. In fact, I am willing to turn an
entire company upside down if it's time to do that. We're in perpetual evolution.
Take Wrigley's Chewing Gum. I don't think the Internet is going to change how people chew gum.
The dinosaurs disappeared because they could not adapt to their changing environment. We shall disappear
if we cannot adapt to an environment that now contains spaceships, computers and thermonuclear weapons.
Arthur C. Clarke
It is only the very wisest and the very stupidest who cannot change.
The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change.
Stephen R. Covey
Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour.
We're fast approaching the point at which there is really no distinction between the .com companies and traditional businesses. The
only distinction will be between the winners and losers, and of course, the pace of change at which companies become winners or losers.
Organizations that are change leaders are designed for change. But people need continuity ...
they do not function well if the environment is not predictable, not understandable, not known.
The most common cause of executive failure is inability or unwillingness to change with the demands of a new
position. The executive who keeps on doing what he has done successfully before is almost bound to fail.
Nature repairs her ravages, but not all. The uptorn trees are not rooted again; the parted hills are left
scarred; if there is a new growth, the trees are not the same as the old, and the hills underneath their green
vesture bear the marks of the past rending. To the eyes that have dwelt on the past, there is no thorough repair.
I realised that if you want to change something, nine times out of ten you can change it more effectively from within.
Administrative purpose usually outruns the facts. Indeed the administrative
official's ardor for facts usually begins when he wants to change the facts!
Mary Parker Follett
Sometimes it is the men
higher up who most need revamping - and they themselves are the last to recognize it.
A company needs smart young men with the imagination and the guts to turn everything upside down if they can.
It also needs old figures to keep them from turning upside down those things that ought to be rightside up.
Henry Ford II
Change is inevitable, but it is in us to control its content and directions.
You should be the change that you want to see in the world.
If the 1980s were about quality and the 1990s were about reengineering, then the 2000s will be about velocity.
The truly successful businessman is essentially a dissenter, a rebel who is seldom if ever satisfied with the status quo.
Jean Paul Getty
You can't fight against the future. Time is on our side.
It is extremely important that you show some insensitivity to your past in order to show the proper respect for the future.
Let chaos reign, then rein in chaos.
The new environment dictates two rules; first everything happens faster; second,
anything that can be done will be done, if not by you, then by someone else, somewhere.
Without an appropriate vision, a transformation effort can easily dissolve into a list of
confusing, incompatible and time-consuming projects that go in the wrong direction or nowhere at all.
Change is an attitude of mind and the place to start is within ourselves.
A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's; she changes it more often.
Others appear frozen in the headlights - aware of the likely impact, yet paralysed by the fear of major transformations.
In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The
learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.
If your religion does not change you, then you should change your religion.
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 at the result.
I am captivated more by dreams of the future than by history of the past.
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine
it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
Companies that stay ahead of change are ones in which their people see change as something they themselves
accomplish and not something that is imposed on them. They see lots of opportunities to take initiative.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
We can pay the ecological debt by changing economic models, and by giving up luxury consumption,
setting aside selfishness and individualism, and thinking about the people and the planet Earth.
Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
While animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself.
Throughout the world, change is the order of the day.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying
to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
If you can't change your fate change your attitude.
When the rate of change outside exceeds the rate of change inside, the end is in sight.
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change, and to preserve change amid order.
Alfred North Whitehead
Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.