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All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. ...
by Ellen Glasgow

All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
- Ellen Glasgow

Related topics: Change

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays,
including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
- Ellen Glasgow

Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.
- Ellen Glasgow

Women like to sit down with trouble -
as if it were knitting.
- Ellen Glasgow

 

Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers,
but it would win only more mediocrity.
- Ellen Glasgow

No life is so hard that you cannot make it easier by the way you take it.
- Ellen Glasgow

Doesn't all experience crumble in the end to mere literary material?
- Ellen Glasgow

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A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve
success or financial independence after the chief reason
for which we sought it has passed away.
- Ellen Glasgow

No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern.
No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.
- Ellen Glasgow

Some women like to sit down with trouble as if it were knitting.
- Ellen Glasgow

Women are one of the Almighty's enigmas to prove to
men that He knows more than they do.
- Ellen Glasgow

I haven't much opinion of words.
They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue,
that's what I say.
- Ellen Glasgow

Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical,
than the desire for remembrance.
- Ellen Glasgow

What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.
- Ellen Glasgow

The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions.
- Ellen Glasgow

To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice.
- Ellen Glasgow

No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it,
no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless
as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.
- Ellen Glasgow

There wouldn't be half as much fun in the world if
it weren't for children and men,
and there ain't a mite of difference between them under the skins.
- Ellen Glasgow

Violence commands both literature and life,
and violence is always crude and distorted.
- Ellen Glasgow

He knows so little and knows it so fluently.
- Ellen Glasgow

I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years;
and when recognition came at last,
it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.
- Ellen Glasgow

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

No one is in control of your happiness but you;
therefore, you have the power to change anything
about yourself or your life that you want to change.
- Barbara De Angelis

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
- Harold Wilson

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Other people do not have to change
for us to experience peace of mind.
- Gerald Jampolsky

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

The dream you are living is your creation.
It is your perception of reality that you can change at any time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Change your thoughts, change your life.
- James Allen

Change is the essential process of all existence.
- Spock character in Star Trek

The inherent nature of life is constant change.
To fear change is to fear life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

If the only tool you have is a hammer,
you tend to see every problem as a nail.
- Abraham Maslow

Change of any sort requires courage.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Nothing endures but change.
- Heraclitus

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If you don't like something, change it,
If you can't change it, change your attitude
- Maya Angelou

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Change always comes bearing gifts.
- Price Pritchett

The very nature of the world is constant change.
You set a goal and create a plan to achieve it;
then the assumptions on which you
based your plan change - they always do.
The challenge is to retain your goals
while adapting your tactics.
Relax and stay flexible in order to reach
your goals and maintain your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To improve is to change;
to be perfect is to change often.
- Winston Churchill

We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We see what we ASSUME we will see.
If you believe the world is evil, you will see evil.
If you believe the world is good, you will see good.
To change how life looks, change how you see life -
change your expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't change the past,
but you can ruin the present
by worrying about the future.
- Anonymous

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

When the music changes, so does the dance.
- African Proverb

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

Humans are allergic to change.
They love to say, "We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches,
letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
- Pauline R. Kezer

It's all a game anyway, so just change the rules.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

Our only security is our ability to change.
- John Lilly

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau


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