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The following is a list of quotes and wise sayings pertaining to CHANGE. After those quotes, there is a list of wise sayings that have been submitted by you, the loyal wise-saying and quoting fan. Enjoy!

You can't teach or elect common sense. - Gary Hebb

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.
    - Tom Clancy

A decision made at night may be changed in the morning.
    - Samoan Proverb

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
    - Winston Churchill

A foolish man may be known by six things: Anger without cause, speech without profit, change without progress, inquiry without object, putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends.
    - Arabian Proverb

A hero is someone right who doesn't change.
    - George Foreman

A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
    - Hesketh Pearson

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is Nature's inexorable imperative.
    - H. G. Wells

All change is a miracle to contemplate; but it is a miracle which is taking place every second.
    - Henry David Thoreau

All change, all production and generation are effected through the word.
    - Leopold Senghor

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!
    - Gail Sheehy

Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!
    - Greg Anderson

Although the connections are not always obvious, personal change is inseparable from social and political change.
    - Harriet Lemer

Certainly, travel is more than seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
    - Miriam Beard

Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.
    - Marsha Sinetar

Change excites me. I am fifty years old. It's when the mind catches up with the body.
    - Raquel Welch

Change is a measure of time and, in the autumn, time seems speeded up. What was is not and never again will be; what is is change.
    - Edwin Way Teale

Change is not merely necessary to life, it is life.
    - Alvin Toffler

Change is such hard work.
    - Billy Crystal

Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.
    - Christina Baldwin

Change starts when someone sees the next step.
    - William Drayton

Excellent firms don't believe in excellence - only in constant improvement and constant change.
    - Tom Peters

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
    - John Wooden

Folks don't like to have somebody around knowin' more than they do. It aggravates 'em. You're not gonna change any of them by talkin' right, they've got to want to learn themselves, and when they don't want to learn there's nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut.
    - Harper Lee

For me words are a form of action, capable of influencing change. Their articulation represents a complete, live experience.
    - Ingrid Bengis

He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.
    - Tryon Edwards

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
    - Harold Wilson

If one is going to change things, one has to make a fuss and catch the eye of the world.
    - Elizabeth Janeway

If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?
    - Gloria Steinem

If we are to change our world view, images have to change.
    - David Hockney

If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
    - Chinese Proverb

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
    - Gail Sheehy

If you are building a house and a nail breaks, do you stop building, or do you change the nail?
    - Rwandan proverb

If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.
    - Amy Tan

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.
    - Eric Hooffer

In a world where change is inevitable and continuous, the need to achieve that change without violence is essential for survival.
    - Andrew Young

In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
    - Herbert Spencer

In their search for quality, people seem to be looking for permanency in a time of change.
    - John Naisbitt

In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.
    - Anne Sophie Swetchine

Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.
    - Daniel Webster

Life is its own journey, presupposes its own change and movement, and one tries to arrest them at one's eternal peril.
    - Laurens Van der Post

Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
    - George Eliot

Life is not a static thing. The only people who do not change their minds are incompetents in asylums, who can't, and those in cemeteries.
    - Everett M. Dirksen

Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
    - Alvin Toffler

Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis - once that crisis can be recognized and understood.
    - Norman Cousins

Man must be prepared for every event of life, for there is nothing that is durable.
    - Menander

Nothing endures but change.
    - Heraclitus of Ephesus

Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
    - Laurence Steme

Often we change jobs, friends and spouses instead of ourselves.
    - Akbarali Jetha

One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment. If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.
    - Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
    - Carol Burnett

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
    - Stephen R. Covey

Some people change their ways when they see the light; others when they feel the heat.
    - Caroline Schoeder

Someday perhaps change will occur when times are ready for it instead of always when it is too late. Someday change will be accepted as life itself.
    - Shirley MacLaine

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.
    - Samuel Johnson

Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.
    - Joyce A. Myers

That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.
    - Lisa Alther

That's what learning is, after all: not whether we lose the game, but how we lose and how we've changed because of it, and what we take away from it that we never had before, to apply to other games. Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
    - Richard Bach

The most distinguished hallmark of the American society is and always has been change.
    - Eric Sevareid

The only man who can change his mind is a man that's got one.
    - Edward Westcott

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
    - Alan W. Watts

The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live.
    - Leo Buscaglia

The search for static security - in the law and elsewhere - is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts.
    - William O. Douglas

The soft-minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo, and he has an almost morbid fear of the new. For him, the greatest pain is the pain of a new idea.
    - Martin Luther King, Jr.

They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
    - Andy Warhol

They said, You have a blue guitar, you do not play things as they are. The man replied, Things as they are changed upon a blue guitar.
    - Wallace Stevens

Things do not change: we change.
    - Henry David Thoreau

To change a mind is to change the world.
    - Joan Konner

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage andinitiative, leaders change things.
    - Jesse Jackson

To change one s mind is rather a sign of prudence than ignorance.
    - Spanish Proverb

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
    - Henri Bergson

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.... Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood.
    - Peter Medawar

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.
    - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If change is a constant, then stability is a psychosis.
    - Peter de Jager

We must be the change we wish to see in the world.
    - Mahatma Gandhi

We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
    - Sonia Johnson

We perceive and are affected by changes too subtle to be described.
    - Henry David Thoreau

Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.
    - William C. Bryant

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
    - Abraham Maslow

With the only certainty in our daily existence being change, and a rate of change growing always faster in a kind of technological leapfrog game, speed helps people think they are keeping up.
    - Gail Sheehy

When a man you like switches from what he said a year ago, or 4 years ago, he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough to change his mind with changing conditions. When a man you don't like does it, he is a liar who has broken his promises.
    - Franklin P Adams

There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people.
    - Jan Ashford

It is a secret both in nature and state, that it is safer to chan e many things than one.
    - Sir Francis Bacon

A mind not to be changed by place or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heav'n of hell, a hell of heav'n.
    - John Milton

A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change.
    - Katharine Butler Hathaway

A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
    - Mahatma Gandhi

A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.
    - Paul Klee

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.
    - Spanish Proverb

A very slight change of our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our daily reality, and the reality of the world around us.
    - George Moore

Ancient laws remain in force long after the people have the power to change them.
    - Aristotle

Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist.
    - Richard Nixon

Bebop was about change, about evolution. It wasn't about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.
    - Miles Davis

Being ready isn't enough; you have to be prepared for a promotion or any other significant change.
    - Pat Riley

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

Change your thoughts, and you change your world.
    - Norman Vincent Peale

Change yourself, change your fortunes.
    - Portuguese Proverb

Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
    - Gail Sheehy

Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
    - William S. Burroughs

Even when the laws have been written down, they ought not always remain unchanged.
    - Aristotle

Everything changes, nothing remains without change.
    - Buddha

God, give us the serenity to accept what cannot be changed; Give us courage to change what should be changed; Give us the wisdom to distinguish one from the other.
    - Reinhold Niebuhr

I have accepted fear as a part of life specifically the fear of change.... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back!
    - Erica Jong

I make no complaint. I am a writer. I do not accept my condition; I will strive to change it; but I inhabit it, I am trying to learn from it.
    - Salman Rushdie

I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
    - Aldous Huxley

If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.
    - Woody Guthrie

I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas: they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
    - Emily Bronte

If facts conflict with a theory, either the theory If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it.
    - Benedict Spinoza

You just do it one step at a time.
    - Marian Wright Edelman

If you don't like what you are doing, you can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.
    - Timothy Leary

If you never change your mind, why have one?
    - Edward De Bono

If you want to have clean ideas, change them as often as your shirt.
    - Francis Picabia

If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
    - Mao Tse-Tung

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
    - Woodrow Wilson

If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
    - B. F. Skinner

It ain't really what you'd call change. It's all happened before and it'll happen again with a different set of facts.
    - Gloria Naylor

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.
    - Isaac Asimov

It is well for people who think to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean.
    - Luther Burbank

It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
    - G. C Lichtenberg

It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.
    - Ralph Ellison

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.
    - Irene Peter

Delicious ambiguity.
    - Gilda Radner

Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.
    - An Wang

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
    - Margaret Mead

No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches.
    - Milan Kundera

No one changes the world who isn't obsessed.
    - Billie Jean King

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

Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
    - James Baldwin

People change, not necessarily in negative ways. Sometimes goals and intentions in life aren't aligned. It's just choices we make in life. Otherwise, why aren't we with the person we were with in seventh grade?
    - Kirstie Alley

People do think that if they avoid the truth, it might change to something better before they have to hear it.
    - Marsha Nonnan

People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument.
    - Will Rogers

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
    - George Santayana

Slumber not in the tents of your fathers. The world is advancing.
    - Giuseppe Mazzini

So often I heard people paying blind obeisance to change as though it had some virtue of its own. Change or we will die. Change or we will stagnate. Evergreens don't stagnate.
    - Judith Rossner

The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed the change.
    - Charles Morgan

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.
    - Alfred North Whitehead

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn't change color to match the chameleon.
    - Senegalese Proverb

The great growling engine of change technology.
    - Alvin Toffler

The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.
    - Maya Angelou

The longer you stay in one place, the greater your chances of disillusionment.
    - Art Spander

The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything     - or nothing.
    - Nancy Astor

The greatest pain is the pain of a new idea.
    - Martin Luther King, Jr

The winds of the heavens shift suddenly; so does human fate.
    - Chinese Proverb

There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling in a stage-coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and be bruised in a new place.
    - Washington Irving

There is a danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
    - Henry George

There is little virtue in being different for the sake of being different, or in change for the sake of change.
    - Clinton R. Meek

There is no good reason why we should not develop and change until the last day we live.
    - Karen Homey

There is no sin punished more implacably by nature than the sin of resistance to change.
    - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change.
    - Ramsey Clark

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
    - A. C Benson

We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
    - Charles Swindoll

We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire.but gradually our desire changes.
    - Marcel Proust

We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every ten minutes.
    - J. William Fulbright

We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
    - Jimmy Carter

one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision.
    - Jeannette Rankin

What we call 'progress' is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
    - Havelock Ellis

What, then, is the true Gospel of consistency? Change. Who is the really consistent man? The man who changes. Since change is the law of his being, he cannot be consistent if he stick in a rut.
    - Mark Twain

When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
    - Robert Anthony

When you start dealing with real change you are talking about interferring with those who are in possession of something.
    - Carl Stokes

When you're through changing, you're through.
    - Bruce Barton

Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
    - Niccolo Machiavelli

I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?
    - Yogi Berra

If you can neither accept it or change it, try to laugh at it.
    - Ashleigh (Ellwood) Brilliant

There are two rules you must follow if you wish to gain supreme power over the world
. Rule #1: Never tell everything you know!
    - Anon

It is not the strongest species that survives nor the most intelligent but rather the one that is most adaptive to change.
    - Charles Darwin

When you believe in yourself, the power behind you is greater than any task in front of you.
    - Richard L. Weaver II

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
    - Albert Einstein

I will pay more for the ability to deal with people than for any other ability under the sun.
    - John D. Rockefeller

He who laughs last, didn't get the joke.
    - Unknown

If you watch a game, it's fun,
If you play it, it's recreation,
If you work at it, it's golf.
    - Bob Hope

Maybe today's my day...But with 5 billion people in the world, what are the chances.
    - Anonymous

It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying, "really I was meant to be a ballet dancer." By then, pigs will be your style.
    - Quentin Crisp

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

People may not believe what you say say...but they'll believe what you do.

Death and taxes will always be with least death never gets any worse.

The Year 2000 Date Crisis is like an onion. The more layers you peel, the more you'll cry.

To dream of the person you would love to be is wasting the person you are.

Good judgement comes from experience...experience comes from poor judgement.
    - Jimi

Don't try to open a door that has already been opened.

Worrying is like a rocking chair; it gives you something to do, but gets you nowhere.

If variety is the spice of life...I've got heartburn.

Never lose your ignorance, you cannot replace it.
    - Mark bennison

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
    - Unknown

Success in life is defined by how well you deal with plan B.
    -Marilu Henner

Hollywood is a place that will give you $2000 for your body and 50 cents for your soul.
    -Marilyn Monroe

There is only one thing that money can't buy...poverty.
    - Unknown

The greatest teacher is often the self.

Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.
    -Adam Lindsay Gordon, 1867.

I used to think only two things were sure in life, death and taxes. Now comes along the Year 2000.
    - Unknown

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
    -Indira Gandhi

Don't hate me because I'm beautiful.
    - Al Bundy

Beware of geeks bearing gifs.
    - Martin Klein

The love of life is the root of all good.
    - Joel

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
    - Abraham Lincoln

I filled out an application that said, "In Case of Emergency Notify." I wrote "Doctor"...What is my mother going to do?
    - Steven Wright

Always borrow money from a pessimist; they do not expect to be paid back.
    - Anonymous

It's always something...
    - Gilda Radner

I am tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin deep. That is deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?
    - Jean Kerr

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.
    - Chinese Proverb

I have a large seashell collection which I keep scattered all over the beaches of the world...maybe you have seen it.
    - Steven Wright

People are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
    - Abraham Lincoln

I hate quotations.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
    - Redd Foxx

If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?
    - Steven Wright

Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.
    - Mark Twain

According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you are better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.
    - Jerry Seinfeld

One out of every four people in this world is mentally unstable. Think of your three best friends. If they seem normal, you are the one.
    - Ann Landers

Either the wallpaper goes or I do.
    - Oscar Wilde, last words

Man who go to bed with itchy bottom wake up with smelly finger.
    - Confucius

Live for today...dream of tomorrow...learn from yesterday.
    - Unknown

Nothing is free...sometimes included, but never free.
    - Scott Dallmeyer

It's better to be approximately right than precisely wrong.
    - Mike Fletcher

Imagination is more important than intelligence.
    - Einstein

If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you ever tried.
    - Unknown

A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.
    - R. Whybrow

If you continually give, you will continually have.
    - Chinese Proverb

It only takes one person to make a change...Let it begin with you.
    - Joyce Thompson

It might be the early bird that gets the worm, but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese.
    - Unknown

A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
    - Marcus Aurelius

Hunger is stronger than fear.
    - Chris Hansen

You can pick your nose and you can pick your friends, but you can't pick your friend's nose.
    - Bob Darst

Behave yourselves.
    - C. Moore

Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
    - goethe

Even if you are on the right track you will still get run over if you just sit there.

Never feed left-over beans to an inside dog.

It's not important where you've been, or where you are; what counts is where you want to be. So get going!

It's funny; but when you let someone take care of you, pretty soon they get to own you.
    - Old Yankee Proverb

Do or don't do - there is no try.

All thinking is done with the glands. Logic is added later to tidy things up.
    -John D. MacDonald

Too often we take comfort with opinion without the discomfort of thought.
    - JFK

All guilt is relative, loyalty counts, and never let your concience be your guide.
    - Lucas Buck

Concience is just the fear of getting caught.
    - Lucas Buck

Nothing will come of nothing. Dare mighty things.

No chairs make for short meetings.

Faith is the refusal to panic.
    - Martin Lloyd Jones

He who take cookie to bed have crummy night ahead.

"Common sense isn't."
    - W.R. Schweitzer, circa 1970

"Just because you're paranoid don't mean they ain't out to get ya."
    - Unknown (to me, at least)

Bowling Tip: If you throw the ball in the same place on your second turn as you threw it on your first turn, you won't hit any pins.
    - Anon

Failure's but a stepping stone to victories to be won.
    - Jean Richardson

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it!! Boldness has genius,power and magic in it."
    - Goethe

"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakens"
    - Jung

"Others are merely mirrors of you. You cannot love or hate something about another person unless it reflects to you something you love or hate about yourself"
    - Anon

Not to care for philosophy is to be a true Philosopher.
    - Blaise Pascal

It's funny how easy it can be sometimes to hate the things we love.
    - Tom Lancer

All generalizations are false...including this one.
    - Unknown

Discipline Breeds Success
    - Oge Wachuku

To be proud of virtue is to poison oneself with the antidote.
    - jigga

The power of accurate observation is often called cynicism by those who don't have it.
    - George Bernard Shaw

Don't Squat With Yer Spurs On.
    - Unknown

If you find yourself in a hole the first thing to do is stop diggin'.
    - Unknown

Never smack a man who's chewin' tobacco.
    - Unknown

Never ask a barber if he thinks you need a haircut.
    - Unknown

If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around.
    - Unknown

Don't worry about bitin' off more than you can chew. Your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger'n you think.
    - Unknown

Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement.
    - Unknown

Always drink upstream from the herd.
    - Unknown

If you're ridin' ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there.
    - Unknown

The best way to have a quiche for dinner is to make it up and put it in the oven to bake at 325 degrees. Meanwhile, get out a large T-bone, grill it, and when it's done, eat it. As for the quiche, continue to let it bake, but otherwise ignore it.
    - Unknown

There's two theories to arguin' with a woman. Neither one works.
    - Unknown

Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier 'n puttin' it back.
    - Unknown

Always take a good look at what you're about to eat. It's not so important to know what it is, but it's critical to know what it was.
    - Unknown

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.
    - Unknown

Never miss a good chance to shutup.
    - Unknown

Stupidity breeds stupidity.
    - B. Kreuser

The world has enough idiots, don't add to the population.
    - B. Kreuser

Two wrongs doesn't make a right. However, three rights does make a left.
    - mora

Seems everybody wants to get to heaven, but nobody wants to have to die to get there.
    - Unknown

Ignorance is correctable, stupid is forever.
    - Unknown

Life is like an ice cream cone, just when you think you have it licked, it drips all over you.
    - Unknown

Understanding isn't always important in life...acceptance is.
    - Unknown

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
    - Albert Einstein

All things are difficult before they become easy.
    - Unknown

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocore minds.
    - Albert Einstein

Given proper care...the human body should last a lifetime.
    - Unknown

Pain is a part of life...misery is an option.
    - Annette Funicello

He who wants milk should not sit on a stool in the middle of the pasture expecting the cow to back up to him.
    - Unknown

Why is it that instead of making the most of who we are or where we are, we spend most of our life trying to be some one else at some place else?
    - Unknown

Life is what happens when your making plans.
    - Unknown

A wise man is never more alone then when he is alone.

Without accountability, there is no motivation for change.
    - Scott Boss

It's not how old you's HOW you are old.
    - Unknown

That which is essential is invisible to the is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
    - The Little Prince

He who knows not and thinks he knows is a fool, shun him. He who knows and knows he knows is wise, follow him.

Always remember that you're unique...just like everyone else.

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second.
When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour.
That's relativity.
    - Albert Einstein

Live every day of your life, as if it would be your last, but remember there will be another one following.

Everything is easy when you don't know what you are talking about.

Sit up, work hard, even the water droplets had to climb the ladder to become clouds.
    - Oge Wachuku

A true intellectual is one who, regardless of intelligence or education, will readily give up his opinion on a matter when presented with a greater truth.

"Life is tough, it's tougher if you're stupid."
    - John Wayne as Sgt. Stryker in "The Sands of Iwo Jima"

Like good wine, we grow more mellow with age. And as we age, we grow more mellow with wine.
    - Unknown

All mushrooms are edible...some only once.
    - Unknown

I am not afraid of tomorrow for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
    - Unknown

Half the lies they tell me aren't true.
    - Yogi Bera

People who love sausage and respect the law should never watch either one being made.
    - Unknown

Do not pull up the tree to see if the roots are growing.
    - From the book, Up the Organization

Please do not look into the laser with your remaining good eye.
(Sign in VPI physics lab)

Count your age by friends not years. Count your life by smiles not tears.
    - Unknown

Worry is the misuse of imagination.
    - Unknown

Given with love, a fistful of dandelions means as much a a dozen roses.
    - Unknown

A lot of growing up takes place between "it fell" and "I dropped it."
    - Unknown

When you are up to your ankles in alligators, do not stop to tie your shoes.
    - Unknown

The grist mills of the gods grind slowly but extremely fine.
    - Unknown

The worst part of being early is that there is no one there to appreciate it.
    - Unknown

Your altitude in life will be governed by your attitude.
    - Unknown

Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.
    - Yoda

If I had invented buckets, I would have put holes in the bottom so that, if you put water in there and then decide you want it back out, you don't even have to do anything.
    - J.P. Kain

It's not the size of the dog in a fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog!
    - Unknown

We will find a way, or we will make a way
    - Hannibal

If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all.
    - Unknown

Success is the best revenge.
    - Unknown

"Life is just what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."
    - John Lennon

A moment is a concentrated eternity... All that ever was is now.
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never fool around with your barbers wife.
    - A.V.

The more complex the mind the greater the need for play.

After a time, you may find that having is not as desirable as wanting.

It is possible to do everything right and still lose the game.
    -Captain Picard

A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step
    - Unknown

Working with your shoulder to the wheel, your nose to the grindstone and your eye on the ball, you will not get a lot done.
    - Unknown

The truth is but a stumbling block in the pathway of life.
    - Unknown

The best defense is a good offense.
    - Woody Hayes, Coach of Ohio State Univ.

If the pieces don't fit together, their beauty doesn't matter.
    - Miyamoto Musashi - 1645

Never wrestle with a pig...You both get all dirty and the pig likes it.
(from a restaurant menu)

Who said life is fair?
    - My Mom

Give government of the people,for the people, by the people BACK to the people !
    -Alfred E Neuman

You pay peanuts, you get monkeys!

"When you look for something, it is always in the last place you look."
    - Mom

The older I get, the wiser my parents get.
    - Cathy Poturalski

The road of life is made smoother when traveled with someone we love.
    - Unknown

Throw a rock into a pack of dogs, the one that yelps the loudest is usually the one that got hit.
    - Lois L'Amour

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
    - Unknown

If at first you succeed, try real hard to hide your astonishment.
    - Unknown

If at first you don't succeed, don't try sky diving.
    - Unknown

The true test of a man is not whether he can handle four or five women. The true test of a man is whether he can stick to just one.
    - Stuart Brogden

The needs of the many out weigh the needs of the few, or the one.
    - Mr. Spock

No other success in life can compensate for failure in the home.
    - David O. McKay

"The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a "C," the idea must be feasible."
    - A Yale University management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service. (Smith went on to found Federal Express.)

If all the world's a stage, where does the audience sit?

If a man makes a statement in the forest, and there is no woman to hear him, would he still be wrong?

The higher you climb up the flagpole, the more people that see your butt.
    - Unknown

The first step to wisdom is the realization that you know nothing.
    - Unknown

Always assume incompetence before looking for conspiracy.
    - Machiavelli

Bad news never smells any better with age.
    - Mark R. Avery

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
    - composer Hector Berlioz

After the rain, there are rainbows.
    - Unknown

Fear not a thousand accusing fingers, if you are right.
    - Eddie Adam

I always said I would be somebody, I guess I should have been more specific.
    - Lily Tomlin

Knowledge is the progression from cocksure ignorance to total uncertainty.
    - Unknown

If you want to make God smile, tell him your plans.

You cannot solve the problem with the same thinking that started the problem.
    - Albert Einstein

The truly educated can listen to any view without loosing their temper or self-confidence.
    - Robert Frost

If life is a bowl of cherries, how come I am in the pits.
    - Unknown

People who live on the cutting edge bleed a lot.
    - Unknown

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk, that will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
    - Ernest Hemmingway

Never put your shoes in the same dryer as your cat.
    - HRR

When grasping for the last breath in the stranglehold of life, a close inspection will show that the hands around your throat are your own.
    - Bill Deslippe

If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you can sell him hooks, lures, bait, boats, etc. for a lifetime.
    - Unknown

Before I criticize someone, I walk a mile in their shoes. If they still bug me, they're a mile away, barefoot and I have their shoes!
    - Unknown

According to the laws of aerodynamics, bumble bees can't fly...but nobody told them.
    - Unknown

There is no limit to what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.
    - John Wooden

Losers make excuses, winners find solutions.
    - Unknown

Failure is not an option, it is just a nagging possibility that helps me stay focused.
    - Unknown

Satisfaction is the beginning of failure.
    - Unknown

Two is never equal to three...not even for very large values of two.
    - Unknown

I don't have everything that I love, but I love everything that I have.
    - Unknown

If you don't get everything you want, just think about the things you don't want that you don't get.
    - Unknown

Never eat anything bigger than your head.
    - Anon

Anything that hasn't happened yet, must be in the future.
    - Unknown

Impatient people often interrupt themselves.
    - Unknown

God made top soil so that farmers could raise good kids.
    - Unknown

The grist mills of the gods grind slowly but extremely fine.
    - J. Hiashutter

It is wise, when handling snakes, to use someone else's hands.
    - R. Rivers

If you pray for rain you must be willing to deal with the mud.
    - Unknown

Never marry for can borrow it cheaper.
    - Unknown

It's better to do right than be right.
    - Spencer Hayes

I am not important, but what I do is.
    - Spencer Hayes

Never eat yellow snow.

We must not conform to society, but go forth and change it.
    - Unknown

Hard work is for people short on talent.
    - George Carlin

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.
    - Unknown

If the shoe fits, buy another one just like it.
    - George Carlin

Everything takes longer than it does.
    - Don Strobe

Scientists have discovered a new disease that has no symptoms. It is impossible to detect. Fortunately, no cases have been reported so far.
    - George Carlin

Life is like swimming in a river. If you don't move upstream, you go backwards.
    - Unknown

Originality consists in concealing your sources.
    - J.R. Ridinger

Consider yourself unlucky only if you take up coffin making and people stop dying.
    - Sufi proverb

Life is like a buffet, you can eat all you want, but you have to help yourself.
    - Unknown

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the stupidity of the masses.
    - Unknown

You are not what you think you are, you are what you think.
    - Unknown

Your mind is like a parachute, it works better when it's open.
    - Unknown

There is a time in life where rest does us more good than practice!
    - Unknown

A moral dilemma is defined as giving a pacifists a gun and pointing him at a child abuser.
    - Dr. Jest

You gotta be one of the good guys, son. Cause there's way too many of the bad.
    - PFC John Custer

To be a truly effective ruler, you must not fear to wield the dagger yourself if need be.
    - Dr. Jest

We spend half of our lives waiting and the other half paying.
    - Unknown

When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
    - Yogi Berra

If you take a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. That is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
    - Mark Twain

A friend is a present you give yourself.
    - Robert Louis Stevenson

Forget your lust for the rich man's gold, all that you need is in your soul.
    - Ronnie Van Zandt

Miracles today...the impossible tomorrow.
    - Unknown

I don't believe it. That is why you fail.
    - Luke Skywalker/Yoda

Do or do not, there is no try.
    - Yoda

Make the best of your past the worst of your tomorrows.
    - Unknown

Chance favors the prepared minds, but destroys the unprepared.
    - Unknown

Life is a journey...not a destination.
    - Unknown

You never have a second chance to make a good first impression.
    - Unknown

Never pee on an electric fence.
    - Unknown

If you want something done right, do it yourself.
    - Unknown

Never do anything for your husband or wife that you don't want to do for the rest of your life.
    - Unknown

Life is like riding a bull, you get bucked off and climb right back on and do it again.
    - Unknown

May you live in interesting times.
    - Old Chinese Saying

Practice does not make perfect...Only PERFECT practice makes perfect.
    - Unknown

Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.
    - Oscar Wilde

If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much room.
    - Unknown

He who knows not and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows not and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him. He who knows and knows that he knows is wise, follow him.
    - Unknown

No man is an island.
    - Unknown

A job worth doing is worth doing right.
    - Unknown

Everything happens for a reason.
    - Unknown

Opportunity: When one door slams shut on your fingers, the sound of another one opening will drown out your screams.
    - Unknown

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
    - Unknown

You can do the impossible, the miracles take a little longer.
    - Unknown

People are like flowers...they need love and attention to bloom.
    - Unknown

There are three types of people in this world...Those who can count...and those who can't.

Procrastination is the assassination of motivation.
    - Unknown

A good convect conducts the maximum penalty in amperes.
    - Unknown

Bad situations become normal if you see them everyday.
    - Unknown

I am always ready to learn but I do not always like to be taught.
    - Winston Churchill

Don't just find someone you can live with...find someone that you can't live without.
    - Unknown

If you can't be vague.
    - Unknown

To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life breathed easier because you lived. This is to have succeeded!
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
    - Thomas Alva Edison

"There is no education like adversity.
    - Benjamin Disraeli

" Half this game is ninety percent mental "
    - Philadelphia Phillies manager Danny Ozark

"The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, not the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship."
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives
    - Braveheart

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
    - Eleanor Roosevelt

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
    - Unknown

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
    - Moliere

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
    - Henry Brooks Adams

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
    - Ursula K. Le Guin

"Great Spirits Have Always Encountered Violent Opposition From Mediocre Minds"
    - Albert Einstein

The ax forgets, the tree remembers.
    - African Proverb

Never trust a skinny cook.
    - Chinese proverb

Don't breathe underwater.
    - Really Unknown

You may have the right to live anyway you like, but you don't have a right to have other people like it. Respect it or pay for it.
    - Thomas Sowell

Live a life, not a livestyle.
    - Unknown

If it works, don't break it.
    - Unknown

If your mother and father didn't have any children...chances are you won't either.
    - Unknown

Time flies like an arrow...fruit-flies like a banana.
    - Unknown

Taking your worries to bed is like trying to sleep under a millstone.
    - Herald Grandstaff

Behind the clouds the sun is still shining.
    - SK

Never time to do it right, always time to do it twice.
    - Unknown

There are only two things money can't buy, true love and home grown tomatoes.
    - Unknown

Ladies, it's not the dress that makes you look's the fat that makes you look fat.
    - Al Bundy

Common sense without education, is better than education without common sense.
    - Ben Franklin

Love, that which we all know of, is given to those that we wish we all knew.
    - Unknown

To the world, you may just be someone; but to someone, you may just be the world.
    - Unknown

I don't want to be everything to everyone...I just want to something to someone.
    - Unknown

Those who make fun of the ones who do are the one who can't.
    - Unknown

Don't sweat the mule going blind...just load the wagon!
    - Wanda Jones

If you want something to be said, let a man do it. If you want something to be done, let a woman do it.
    - Margaret Thacher

Life is the one thing you cannot get out of alive.
    - Kacey Wilson

Keep your friends close and enemies closer.
    - Unknown

"You either change things or you don't. Excuses rob you of power and induce apathy."

"Perfection is for the gods and the insane."
    - Gregory P. Ohs

Saying from the Hoover era:
"You can lead a horse to water...but if you can teach it to float on it's got something that Yankees will pay to see!"

"Shut up and deal with it!"
    - Unknown

I may not always be right...but I'm always the boss.
    - From the boss' desk

You're smarter than you believe.
You're stronger than you seem.
You're smarter than you think.
    - Christopher Robin to Winnie-the-Pooh

Man's creed...It's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.

Be careful of what you think...that is what you will say.
Be careful of what you say...that is what you will do.
Be careful of what you do...that will become your character.
Be careful of your character...that is who you have to live with.

The secrets of success don't work unless you do.

Never give advise. The wise don't need it and the foolish won't heed it.

Going on means going far...going far means returning.

It does not matter how many times you fall...what matters is that you rise up one more time.

Do not take for granted the things that you hold closest to your heart.
Cling to them as you would your life for without them your life is meaningless anyway.

The fastest way to recieve love is to give love.
The fastest way to lose love is to hold onto it too tightly.

There's nothing like being a big man and owning up to the truth when you are caught red-handed.

"Whoso must be a man must be a nonconformist"
    - R.W. Emerson

"Envy is ignorance; immitation is suicide"
    - R.W.Emerson

There is a difference between knowing the path and walking it.
    - Channarith Ly

The more you learn the more you forget. The more you forget the less you learn. The less you learn the less you forget. The less you forget the more you learn.

One should be well in all qualities of life and not just one so that the person can overcome all the difficulties.

Life is a hard teacher. It gives the tests first and the lessons afterwards.
    - Eve Jackson

If you argue with an ignorant person sooner or later you won't know who the ignorant person really is.
    - Unknown

Be the change you want to see in the world.
    - Ghandi

A human being has two ends, one we think with and one we sit on...success depends on which one we use the most.
    - Unknown

Never underestimate the enemy.
    - Unknown

If Graffiti is art and art is a crime then how come piccaso never done time?
    - Melle Mel

Eventually everything you hate will be all you have left.
    - Gaz Mc

Chemistry is the backbone of life. If this is true, then I have a slipped disc.
    - Amit Dharwadkar

The more you learn the more you forget. The more you forget the less you learn.
The less you learn the less you forget. The less you forget the more you learn.
If this is so whats the point of learning.

Don't be afraid of the enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
    - Gen.Alvaro Obregon

The best neighbors are no neighbors.
    - Our dear neighbor quoted this on our first neighborly visit.

An open mind is like a castle with its doors unlocked and its windows wide open.

I'm too busy to die.

Small man on large toilet is high on pot.
    - Confusious

The true purpose is to see things as they are, to observe things as they are and to let everything go as it goes. This is to put everything under control in the widest sense.
    - Shunryu Suzuki

If you don't ask, they can't say yes.
    - Rachel Brice

What I don't know I can learn. What I do know no one can teach.

A best friend is the one who stabs you in front.

Luck is what happens when preparations meet opportunities.

You can't conquer new oceans unless you have the courage to loose the sight of the shore.

No matter how well you think you know yourself, you'll never see your liver.
    - Unknown

It's one thing to force a behavior, it's quite another to remind someone of a commitment.
    - Patrick Campbell

Man's view is short of a long term future.
    - John K. Chipman

A ship in harbour is safe, but that's not what a ship is built for.

He knows what he is doing but does he do what he knows.

Life is like a piggy bank, you only get out what you put in.
    - Travis Crowell

The Opposite of Congress is Progress.

Not everything that counts can be measured and not everything that can be measured counts.
    - Albert Einstein

The man who hides his feelings from the world, hides his feelings from himself.

If winning isn't everything then why do we keep score.
    - Vince Lombardi

Imagination is the foundation of the future.
    - Dale P. Edwards

The highway of fear is the shortest route to defeat.

They say the mind bends and twists in order to deal with the horrors of life. Sometimes the mind bends so much it snaps in two.

There is so much good in the worst of us and so much bad in the best of us that it hardly becomes any of us to talk about the rest of us.
    - Anon

A friend to all is a friend to none.
    - Aristotle

Wake up every morning with a smile and get it over with.
    - Garfield

Denial is a wonderful thing...It makes people happy and keeps their lives simple.

"I see" said the blind man to the deaf dog.

Never buy wine from man with purple feet.
    - Confuscious

In your marriage there is no first prize for being right.

No matter how good you think you are, there is always someone better.
    - Unknown

There is little difference between a man throwing a banana peel on the sidewalk and a banana peel throwing a man on the sidewalk.

Presumption leads to precision.

Talking is silver, Listening is gold.
    - GTW

A tidy desk is the sign of a cluttered mind.

Light a candle or curse the dark.

Is the glass half empty or half full.

Senator Paul Tsongas when the senator decided not to run for re election because he'd been diagnosed with cancer:
"No man ever said on his deathbed I wish I had spent more time in the office."

"If you win the rat race, you're still a rat."

John Lennon wrote before he was gunned down in the driveway of the Dakota:
"Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans."

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad.
    - Theodore Roosevelt

Still waters run deep.

All things change until we wake. Dreams drift in the wind.
    - Robert Jordan

Failure is not an's a last resort.

We are blinded by our reality.

Persistence overcomes Resistence.
    - John Thompson II

Today is tomorrow. So stop dreaming and live.

Anticipate failure in others so that you may avoid disappointment in them later.

Do not fear the fall, because the hard thing is getting back up.

Smile and the whole world smiles with you, frown and they point and stare.

My wife says I never pay attention to what she says, or something like that.

The clouds in the sky go by without much fuss or bother, yet humankind create much fuss and bother. They should learn from the clouds.

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the acceptance and mastery of it.

One who thinks he knows and knows he knows is a wiseman, follow him.

Climb high; Climb far. Your goal the sky; Your aim the star.
- Inscription at William College

Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Take away the cause, and the effect ceases.
- Miguel De Cervantes

Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
- George Bernard Shaw

>We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
- Donald Curtis

It is the mind that maketh good of ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
- Edmund Spenser

Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The lion judges by its own condition.

See your future, be your future. May, make--make it. Make your future.
- Chevy Chase

Take it easy and if its too easy take it twice.

What happened twice will happen again.

All I know are the thoughts that I dont know or the art of
knowing without knowing.

It is impossible to plow a field by turning it over in your head.
- Irish proverb

Not all dogs bite, but all dogs have teeth.

Some days, your the pidgeon....some days your the statue.

Trust the eyes....not the mouth.

I don't fail. I just succeed at finding things that don't work.

It is good to live in interesting times.

When you pick up one end of the stick, you pick up the other; therefore if you decide to take responsibility for your circumstances, you automatically tap into the power to change them".
- Dr. Stephen R. Covey

If you're going to be dumb, then you better be tough.

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

In the fields of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

The Rat Race is over...the Rats won!

Nothing is impossible for the person who doesn't have to do it.

A fool is not one who makes mistakes but one who does not learn from his mistakes.
- Dan Scaduto

To most people pure nonsense makes more sense than common sense.

Unless you listen to other points of view, you will never know what your own is supposed to be.

Nostalgia is simply the ability to forget the things that sucked.
- Nelson DeMille

Remember Guys, always tip your hat to the ladies.
- Chuck Burt

Every man's life, worthy of a novel.
- Jim Potts

True is not told in words.
- Clark Blomquist

"The moment you wake up is the instant you realize that the
teacher is in you and that all your happiness, as well as all of your
problems, are your own."
- Richard L. Weaver II, S/MOERs---Self Motivation, Optimism, Encouragement Rules: Daily Reminders for Outstanding Living/ (Perrysburg, OH: And Then Some Publishing L.L.C., 2009), p. 213.

Never raise your hand to your children... it leaves your groin unprotected.
- Red Buttons

Blood is thicker than water, but water is clearer than blood.

Ever time the ground cracks open, Daddy finds a 'tater'. - A.W. Wright

"Everyone ought to have a motto" - That's what I always say.

"Bad news does not get better with time"

Good things come to those who wait... but only what is left by those who hustle. - Fortune Cookie Wisdom

Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. - Anthony Robbins

The easiest story to sell is the story we want to buy. - Scott Van Pelt

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. - Voltaire

Practice R-P-C in your lives. Relax, Patience, Confidence. Everything is temporary. - Trip Hilliard