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"Power is the ability to make change." - Geneva Overholser

"Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change." - Stephen Hawking

"Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular." - Lisa Lutz

"It's the sustained ability to change that really counts." - Jeffrey R Immelt

"We have the ability to change our own reality." - John Frusciante

"The measure of intelligence is the ability to change." - Albert Einstein

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

"The most important survival ability for any life form is the ability to change." - Frank Herbert

"Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Sometimes our ability to accept what we can't change is tied to our willingness to change what we can." - Bill Crawford

"Agility is the ability to adapt and respond to change ... agile organizations view change as an opportunity, not a threat." - Jim Highsmith

"Power to me is having the ability to make a change in a positive way." - Victoria Justice

"The instinct to survive will never change, neither will the human body's amazing ability to endure." - Lofty Wiseman

"The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it." - Flannery Oconnor

"What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change." - Madeleine Albright

"The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it." - Flannery O'Connor

"The key to Turkey's success has been its ability to reinvent itself as times change." - Stephen Kinzer

"When did we begin to lose faith in our ability to effect change?" - Wynton Marsalis

"You have the ability to quickly change your patterns of thought, and eventually... your life experience." - Esther Hicks

"Peak performers see the ability to manage change as a necessity in fulfilling their missions." - Charles A. Garfield

"Never underestimate the ability of a small group of committed individuals to change the world." - Margaret Mead

"I am seeing strength in the ability of artistic expression to change our future." - Ian Somerhalder

"I believe in entrepreneurs. I believe in their ability to make positive change in the world." - Jessica Jackley

"Fortunately women have the miraculous ability to change the meaning of their actions after the event." - Milan Kundera

"Peak performers see the ability to manage change as a necessity in fulfilling thier missions." - Charles Garfield

"You have the ability to change or create anything in your life, starting now." - Hal Elrod

"Maturity is the ability to live in peace with that which we cannot change." - Ann Landers

"Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat" - Steve Jobs

"The ability to change constantly and effectively is made easier by high-level continuity." - Michael Porter

"Amazon has well passed any expectations of its ability to change distribution and marketing." - Eric Schmidt

"Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them." - Henry Steele Commager

"It seems as though our ability to change technology happens so quickly, and our ability to evolve as creatures is still very slow." - Chuck Klosterman

"We don't ask you to believe in our ability to bring change, rather, we ask you to believe in yours." - Barack Obama

"The best antidote to stress is resilience... having the ability to respond to change or adversity proactively and resourcefully." - Lauren Mackler

"American society has a remarkable ability to resist change, or to take whatever change has taken place and attempt to make it go away." - Nora Ephron

"The only thing more dangerous than a willingness to ignore the Law is an ability to change it." - Robin Wasserman

"Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them." - Henry Steele Commager

"Change is the only constant in life. Ones ability to adapt to those changes will determine your success in life." - Benjamin Franklin

"Artists have the unique ability to tell stories. It's not charts and graphs that get people to change." - LeCrae

"Each of us has the ability to act powerfully for change; together we can restore that ancient and sustaining harmony." - David Suzuki

"It is your ability as a creative person to envision positive change that will make a difference." - Patricia Johanson

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

"Ability to persevere begins with you, the individual. However, change is rarely easy. In fact, sometimes it is downright formidable." - Paul G. Stoltz

"Once any of us conclude- 'That's just the way I am,' we give up our ability to change." - Donald L. Hallstrom

"One of the things I'm proud of is my ability to change directions if something's not working." - Billy Lawrence

"The ability to change one's views without losing one's seat is the mark of a great politician." - Mo Udall

"Culture is our nature, and the ability to learn and change is our most important and fundamental instinct." - Alison Gopnik

"Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are." - Bryant H Mcgill

"Power, as human beings exercise power, to me means the ability to change: the ability to change oneself, the ability to change one's community. And the positive use of power is transformation of self and community toward a higher ideal, toward a healed world." - Katharine Jefferts Schori

"I think music has the ability to inspire people and to change hearts, and the heart has the power to change the mind, and the mind has the power to change the world." - Serj Tankian

"You can change your life, because you have an unlimited ability to think and talk about what you love, and so you have an unlimited ability to bring everything good in life to you." - Rhonda Byrne

"Today, our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"One has not only an ability to perceive the world but an ability to alter one's perception of it; more simply, one can change things by the manner in which one looks at them." - Tom Robbins

"I'M ASKING YOU TO BELIEVE... not just in my ability to bring about real change in Washington... I'm asking you to believe in yours." - Barack Obama

"Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent." - Nolan Ryan

"Power properly understood is nothing but the ability to achieve purpose. It is the strength required to bring about social, political and economic change." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"You are not here to fritter away your precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine." - Og Mandino

"The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value." - Stephen Covey

"I've come to see conspiracy theories as the refuge of those who have lost their natural curiosity and ability to cope with change." - Kathleen Norris

"You have the ability and gifts to do whatever you want". It is your turn now to change the world. Yes we can!" - Barack Obama

"It seems that the one thing that doesn't change is people's reaction to short-term conditions and their axiomatic ability to perpetuate them far into the future." - James Oshaughnessy

"Entrepreneurs have a great ability to create change, be flexible, build companies and cultivate the kind of work environment in which they want to work." - Tory Burch

"When customers' expectations change faster than your willingness or ability to serve them, you can be sure they'll be someone else's customers soon." - Ron Kaufman

"We may not have the ability to change all of the world's wrongs, but we can make a difference where we are." - Dillon Burroughs

"I believe that we have the ability to change our lives using our imaginations. Imagination is a muscle-the more you use it, the stronger it gets." - Rodman Philbrick

"Creativity is not merely about cute pictures drawn by kindergartners. It is about the ability to create new enterprises, organizations, and institutions that fundamentally change society." - Michael Strong

"I am impressed with America's capacity for change, and their ability to bring someone as inspirational as Barack Obama into the White House." - Giorgio Armani

"Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill." - Stephen Hawking

"Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world." - Charles Eames

"What is terrifying is the ability, through mass brainwashing or propaganda, to change normal human instinct, which does not necessarily contain very much hatred." - Antony Beevor

"The advent of cellphones may, in the end, be no more relevant than the ability of laptops to change our written documents into ones using cool new fonts." - Douglas Coupland

"Many people leave government disillusioned about its ability to achieve change and cynical about politicians. I left with rather opposite lessons." - Geoff Mulgan

"Occult powers, on the other hand, are much wider-ranging. They involve the ability to change dimensional structures and the evolutionary path of sentient beings." - Frederick Lenz

"Stress is something that's created in the mind, basically. It's how we look at things. So ovr greatest defense against stress is the ability to change ovr minds; to change ovr thinking." - Goldie Hawn

"I think art is the ability to change people with your work, to see things as they are and then create stories, images, and interactions that change the marketplace." - Seth Godin

"Everyday God gives us the sun, and also the moment in wich have the ability to change everything that makes us unhappy. Our magic moment helps us to change and send us off in search of our dreams." - Paulo Coelho

"I am a strong believer in the ability of human beings to change for the better. I am a strong believer in trying to change what we are dissatisfied with." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"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 Covey

"[Mitt Romney is a] Massachusetts moderate who, in fact, is pretty good at managing the decay." He's "given no evidence in his years in Massachusetts of any ability to change the culture or change the political structure." - Newt Gingrich

"The ability to fantasize is the ability to survive, and the ability to fantasize is the ability to grow" - Ray Bradbury

"The ability to change one's mind is probably a key characteristic of the successful investor. Dogmatic and rigid personalities rarely, if ever, succeed in the markets. The markets are a dynamic process, and sustained investment success requires the ability to modify and even change strategies as markets evolve." - Jack D. Schwager

"The chief ability of an executive should be his ability to recognize ability." - Evan Esar

"In every instance when my administration sees a responsibility to help people, we will look first to faith-based institutions, to charities and to community groups that have shown their ability to save and change lives." - George W Bush

"The biggest barrier to dealing with climate change is us: our own attachment to habits that are hard to shift, and our great ability to park or ignore uncomfortable choices." - Geoff Mulgan

"The capacity for growth depends on one's ability to internalize and to take personal responsibility. If we forever see our life as a problem caused by others, a problem to be 'solved,' then no change will occur." - James Hollis

"...Denmark should be a green and sustainable society with a visionary climate and energy policy...The answer to these challenges lies in the way we produce and consume energy and in our ability to adapt our society to climate change." - Connie Hedegaard

"I don't think piracy is going to kill the music industry. But digital technology and the ability to download will change the packaging from CDs to a single-based business." - Richard Parsons

"We help people to begin truly healthful diets, and it is absolutely wonderful to see, not only their success, but also their delight at their ability to break old habits and feel really healthy for a change." - Neal Barnard

"We need a stronger national voice for social workers which leads to a change in how the profession is viewed and its ability to represent itself to other professional bodies and with central government." - Andy Sawford

"Change is never a matter of ability, it's always a matter of motivation." - Tony Robbins

"The pace of change is so great, there is always something else going on. What that says to me is that you have to have strategic vision and peripheral vision. Strategic vision is the ability to look ahead and peripheral vision is the ability to look around, and both are important." - Carly Fiorina

"Power properly understood is nothing but the ability to achieve purpose. It is the strength required to bring about social, political and economic change. Walter Reuther defined power one day. He said, "Power is the ability of a labor union like the U.A.W. to make the most powerful corporation in the world, General Motors, say 'Yes' when it wants to say 'No.' That's power."" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"But the memories that hang heaviest are the easiest to recall. They hold in their creases the ability to change one's life, organically, forever. Even when you shake them out, they've left permanent wrinkles in the fabric of your soul." - Julie Gregory

"I like storytelling, and for storytelling you need a drama. And for there to be drama, you need twists, and by twists I mean the ability to constantly change the trajectory of the story." - Asghar Farhadi

"The biggest superpower you can have is the ability to change your own life. It's in your hands, and if you believe that you can get the power you want, you can do whatever you wish to do." - Hrithik Roshan

"There's something really powerful about groups and shared experiences. People might be skeptical about their ability to change if they're by themselves, but a group will convince them to suspend disbelief. A community creates belief." - Charles Duhigg

"With each success the ability to change is reduced. My longtime friend and coach Grandmaster Yuri Dokhoian, aptly compared it to being dipped in bronze. Each victory added another coat." - Garry Kasparov

"The immensity of the universe didn't suddenly change, but our ability to see and understand this truth changed dramatically. And with that greater light, mankind was introduced to glorious vistas we had never before imagined." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Learning to see the structures within which we operate begins a process of freeing ourselves from previously unseen forces and ultimately mastering the ability to work with them and change them." - Peter Senge

"To be truly happy in this world is a revolutionary act...It is a radical change of view that liberates us so that we know who we are most deeply and can acknowledge our enormous ability to love." - Sharon Salzberg

"There's something really powerful about groups and shared experiences. People might be skeptical about their ability to change if they're by themselves, but a group will convince them to suspend disbelief. A community creates belief." - Charles Duhigg

"Water is the mirror that has the ability to show us what we cannot see. It is the blueprint for our reality, which can change with a single, positive thought. All it takes is faith, if you're open to it" - Masaru Emoto

"The biggest superpower you can have is the ability to change your own life. It's in your hands, and if you believe that you can get the power you want, you can do whatever you wish to do." - Hrithik Roshan

"There's something really powerful about groups and shared experiences. People might be skeptical about their ability to change if they"re by themselves, but a group will convince them to suspend disbelief. A community creates belief." - Charles Duhigg

"The immensity of the universe did' suddenly change, but our ability to see and understand this truth changed dramatically. And with that greater light, mankind was introduced to glorious vistas we had never before imagined." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"In an increasingly non-linear economy, incremental change is not enough-you have to build a capacity for strategy innovation, one that increases your ability to recognize new opportunities." - Gary Hamel

"Isn't that what you really want in a jean? The ability to kick people in the face in them? I don't wanna have to go home and change into shorts..." - Jon Stewart

"Each of us can and must shift our behavior according to our ability. For some, that means changing diet, shopping locally, or putting solar panels on their house. For others, it means using their voice to inspire transformative change." - James Balog

"We often praise 'the ability to multi-task.' While you can learn when you divide your attention, divided attention doesn't lead to aiding change in your brain maps [lasting changes]." - Norman Doidge

"I fail to see what difference it makes whether it be supernatural or not-so long as it is malefic, possesses great powers and life span and has the ability to change its shape at will." - Roger Zelazny

"The ability to identify someone at a moment's notice by snapping a photo of him or her, to trigger an immediate influx of data about the person behind the face, will forever change the world." - Jan Chipchase

"Your ability to shape your future depends on how well you communicate where you want to be when you get there. When ideas are communicated effectively, people follow and change." - Nancy Duarte

"Science of mind teaches you how to realize how much control you have over your own life. It teaches you that we have the ability to change our lives at any point we choose." - Marla Gibbs

"No one holds a permanent speed advantage in the market due to the limits of human intelligence and vision. Your advantage comes from your ability to feel the change faster and take decisive action faster." - Guo Guangchang

"Your ability to still your mind through the process of meditation and inner reflection and outer change brings a stillness to the mind all the time, even in the midst of the busiest activities." - Frederick Lenz

"The Obama administration rarely demonstrated the ability to shift gears and change policy in its first year. Even in the face of historic events such as the continuing demonstrations against Iran's regime, it stuck devotedly to prior plans." - Elliott Abrams

"Science is actually, I think, a very creative venture. It requires thinking outside of the box. It requires an ability to be open to new experiences and an ability to change course in the middle, try a different path, or go about things in a new way." - Cara Santa Maria

"Antonio Gramsci said that social reformers should have pessimism of the intellect and optimism of the will. This means that one must have the intellectual ability to see how bad things are and the emotional ability to look forward with hope. It's a hard combination to sustain, but if you can do it, you can change the world." - Andrew Solomon

"To object that the facts about human nature set limits on our ability to change the world and ourselves makes about as much sense as the lament that our lack of wings sets limits on our ability to 'fly' as far as eagles under our own power." - Noam Chomsky

"The test, surely, of a creed is not the ability of those who accept it to announce their faith; its test is its ability to change their behavior in the ordinary round of daily life. Judged by that test, I know no religion that has a moral claim upon the allegiance of men." - Harold Laski

"I think every person has the ability to affect change...through our every thought our every word, the way that we interact with other people. We are constantly affecting the world." - Adam Yauch

"I think there are families that are very kind and supportive of people's ability to change. People who come from such families may go through life without dipping into the dark night." - Sam Keen

"An individual's state of consciousness (awareness) simply means his ability to accept change in his life. It includes new thoughts and new feelings, and the new behavior and actions that will naturally come as a result." - Harold Klemp

"I am seeing a resurgence of entertainment that not only entertains, but inspires, evokes, and moves. I am seeing strength in the ability of artistic expression to change our future." - Ian Somerhalder

"I don't define myself by my body's ability to execute gorgeous asana anymore. I'm all about taking care of my temple and understanding that its requirements change with age and time." - Kathryn Budig

"When you look at the consequences of climate change, at rainforest deforestation, at antibiotic resistance, these are not necessarily political issues, but rather issues that have the ability to threaten our species." - Moby

"I came into public life during the 1960s when a whole bunch of us believed in our ability to change the world. And we did a lot of things." - John F Kerry

"There is a real sense of anger among many people who are married that the government, any government, thinks it has the ability to change the definition of an institution like marriage." - Philip Hammond

"Those who have the ability as African men to bring a change in a community that so desperately needs it are concentrating only on their own careers, some charities, and how much money they can make." - Don Yaeger

"I really love Robert Duvall, who I think is maybe the best American actor. I love Robert Duvall because the ability that he has to change and do the most amazing work." - William Forsythe

"Few industries have the ability to transform society like tech, yet too few companies are asking the questions or working on the problems that would create meaningful social change." - Mitch Kapor

"I think the whole system of education would change if I were in charge and had the ability to make changes. I don't think I would keep Princeton exactly being Princeton." - Wallace Shawn

"I may be alone in this, but I do sense the power of film, in that movies have the ability to literally change people's minds. That's pretty powerful stuff when you consider that." - Nicolas Cage

"Although we must change the ways we protect our country, we must also guard against policies that appear attractive but offer little real protection and may even impede our ability to protect ourselves." - Richard Burr

"Honesty: The ability to resist small temptations." - John Ciardi

"Genius: the ability to prolong one's childhood." - H L Mencken

"Power is the ability to achieve purpose." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I have an amazing ability to forget." - Gene Mauch

"Security lies in our ability to produce." - Douglas Macarthur

"Faith is your reaction to God's ability." - Zig Ziglar

"The ability to adapt is everything!" - Denis Waitley

"Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification." - Sigmund Freud

"Happiness is the ability to recognize it." - Carolyn Wells

"Teaching is the ability to inspire learning." - Nick Saban

"Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt." - Nolan Ryan

"Purity is the ability to contemplate defilement." - Simone Weil

"Disability is the inability to see ability." - Vikas Khanna

"Responsibility is the ability to respond." - Lucille Ball

"Worry destroys the ability to write." - Ernest Hemingway

"Intelligence is the ability to solve problems" - Robert Kiyosaki



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