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Change Quotes

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

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. – Anatole France

Always remember that the future comes one day at a time. – Dean Acheson

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. – Arnold Bennett

Anyone who thinks there’s safety in numbers hasn’t looked at the stock market pages. – Irene Peter

Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are. – Bertolt Brecht

Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. – Arthur Schopenhauer

Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine. – Robert C. Gallagher

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it. – Harry Emerson Fosdick

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator. – Francis Bacon

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

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. – Carl Jung

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. – Frederick Douglass

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. – Gail Sheehy

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou

If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry it’ll change. – John A. Simone, Sr.

Ignorance is no excuse, it’s the real thing. – Irene Peter

In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable. – Benjamin Disraeli

Education Quotes #2

# “The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

# “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

# “Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.” – Ambrose Bierce

# “Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.” – R.D. Clyde

# “Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.” – Sir Claus Moser

# “In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

# “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” – Carl Rogers

# “A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear.” – James B. Stockdale

# “An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life.” – Unknown

# “Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.” – Henry Peter Broughan

# “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.” – Alec Bourne, A Doctor’s Creed

# “It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.” – J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man

# “The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

# “A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” – Thomas Carruthers

# “The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.” – Cicero

# “An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.” – Anatole France

# “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” – Socrates

# Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.” – Chinese Proverb

# “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” – C. S. Lewis

# “Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don’t know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.” – Sir William Haley

# “I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.” – Anne Sullivan

# “Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes