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Bad Change Quotes


"However good or bad a situation is, it will change." - Regina Brett

"Basement smells bad. Look for cat poops, change litter." - Martha Stewart

"A change in bad habits leads to a change in life." - Jenny Craig

"A lot of bad stuff in the world was' really that bad until someone tried to change it." - Gregory David Roberts

"A lot of bad stuff in the world wasn't really that bad until someone tried to change it." - Gregory David Roberts

"The Golden Rule of Habit Change: You can't extinguish a bad habit, you can only change it." - Charles Duhigg

"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.

"There is always change, bad customs pass and give way to better ones." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad." - Bob Knight

"To change bad habits, we must study the habits of successful role models." - Jack Canfield

"Change itself is neither good nor bad, but knowledge is always useful." - Christopher Paolini

"There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse." - Washington Irving

"All change is bad. But sometimes it has to be done." - P. J. O'Rourke

"The good and bad things are what form us as people... change makes us grow" - Kate Winslet

"I have to believe that when things are bad I can change them." - James J. Braddock

"Most people will change, weather it's for the good or bad" - Kim A-joong

"I think America has a bad rap right now... and hopefully Obama will change that." - Joan Cusack

"People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad." - Bobby Knight

"The good and bad things are what form us as people... change makes us grow." - Kate Winslet

"All change is bad. But sometimes it has to be done." - P J Orourke

"A bad attitude is like a flat tire, you can't go anywhere until you change it." - Unknown

"I tell you, the economy is in bad shape. In fact, the economy is so bad, President Barack Obama's new slogan is 'Spare Change You Can Believe In.'" - Jay Leno

"You can't change a negative situation with bad feelings. If you keep reacting negatively, your bad feelings will magnify and multiply the negativity." - Rhonda Byrne

"I never put down a bad script and I never walk out of a bad movie because I'm always hopeful things will change." - Peter Segal

"Music can change lives. Whether you are having a good or bad day, the power of music can change one's mood." - Jess Bowen

"Pain can change you, but that doesn't mean it has to be a bad change. Take that pain and turn it into wisdom." - Dalai Lama

"Change isn't always bad; we should always be learning and improving. But the change I was seeing involved principles, not procedures." - Tony Dungy

"Myth, legend, and ritual ... function to maintain a status quo. That makes them singularly bad in coping with change, indeed counterproductive, for change is the enemy of myth." - Elizabeth Janeway

"Whether or not regime change is a good idea or a bad idea. I don't think because I think the regime change was a bad idea it means that Hussein was necessarily a good idea." - Rand Paul

"Governments are like underwear. They start smelling pretty bad if you don't change them once in a while." - Margaret Murray

"As long as we think we are not that bad, the idea of grace will never change us." - Timothy Keller

"Once in your life, try something. Work hard at something. Try to change. Nothing bad can happen." - Jack Ma

"I don't understand the change of hair...Frankly, the fringe was a bad idea. It's not good." - Karl Lagerfeld

"When both my editors say 'This is really bad, you need to change this,' I ignore that at my peril." - Robin Hobb

"The good news is that the bad news can be turned into good news when you change your attitude." - Robert H Schuller

"It is the civilian part of the politics that is very, very bad, and we have to change that." - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

"Everything in life, bad or good, makes you change and grow - happily, because if it didn't, we'd be machines." - Emmanuelle Seigner

"A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune." - Horace

"She gives him what he can only call a sweet smile. 'So you are determined to go on being bad. Mad, bad, and dangerous to know. I promise, no one will ask you to change." - J M Coetzee

"If we make all of the people good, markets will be good. If markets are bad, which they are, that means people are bad, which they are. Want good markets? Change the people." - Dave Brat

"People try to change too much at once and it becomes overwhelming, and they end up falling off the program. So gradually changing bad habits makes much more of a difference than trying to change them all at once." - Ian K Smith

"Outsourcing is a reflection of a bad economic environment domestically. If you fix that, you fix outsourcing. Our primary export is paper money, and that should change if you change the monetary policy." - Ron Paul

"If you believe that feeling bad will change a past event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system." - Wayne Dyer

"Comets importing change of times and states, Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky And with them scourge the bad revolting stars." - William Shakespeare

"When you are on a down swing, do not feel bad. Know the swing will change and things will get better.There are good times coming." - Bob Proctor

"The problems we face, did not come down from the heavens. They are made, they are made by bad human decisions, and good human decisions can change them." - Bernie Sanders

"True greatness merely refuses to change in the face of bad actions against one-and a truly great person loves his fellows because he understands them." - L Ron Hubbard

"Comets importing change of times and states, Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky And with them scourge the bad revolting stars." - William Shakespeare

"And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn't really change the fact that you have what you have. Good and bad." - Stephen Chbosky

"The Gospel of Jesus Christ can make bad men good and good men better, can alter human nature, and can change human lives." - David O Mckay

"There is nothing permanent except change. [Therefore enjoy what good you have while you have it and endure and outlast what bad you can't cure immediately]" - Heraclitus

"I think sometimes we lose sight of how powerful we are when we put someone on the news - for good or bad. It can really change people's lives." - Lester Holt

"There's bad people since the beginning of time. Literally one of the first four human beings was someone who killed somebody. So that's never going to change, unfortunately." - Andrew Hawkins

"I started as a ventriloquist, a very bad ventriloquist. And people saw my lips moving and it was ridiculous, so finally I decided I'd better change my occupation." - David Copperfield

"There are still so many misconceptions out there, including that gays come from bad families. Maybe I don't completely change people's minds, but I make them think twice." - Candace Gingrich-Jones

"We need to get a broader awareness. People say climate change is really bad, but painting that picture of what you're putting at risk." - Bill Gates

"There is no worst in what is new. Everything that has existed is bad, or else no one would have improved upon it by revolution and change." - Isidore Isou

"With each change of definition in art, something considered non-art or bad art by a previous generation is suddenly acceptable." - Thomas Hoving

"The argument that someone is a bad man is an inadequate argument for war and certainly an inadequate and unacceptable argument for regime change." - John Major

"Murder is about power and the more powerful women get the more it will change the good that they do and the bad that they do." - Patricia Cornwell

"I wouldn't change a thing about what I've done in the past because what may have been bad choices have all led me to this moment." - Minnie Driver

"There is the good and the bad, the great and the low, the just and the unjust. I swear to you that all that will never change." - Albert Camus

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

"Tink was not all bad: or, rather, she was all bad just now, but, on the other hand, sometimes she was all good. Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time. They are, however, allowed to change, only it must be a complete change." - James M Barrie

"Change begets change." - Charles Dickens

"When something bad happens is when you really learn. It causes self-examination, it causes you to take a look at yourself. You naturally start analyzing. It's not that you're wrong; it's that sometimes you just need to make adjustments. Change your way of thinking, change your way of doing, change your way of choosing." - Jennifer Lopez

"We no longer even understand the question whether change is by itself good or bad. We start out with the axiom that it is the norm. We do not see change as altering the order. We see change as being order itself-indeed the only order we can comprehend today is a dynamic, a moving, a changing one." - Peter Drucker

"I change my socks often, because I had bad bouts of athlete's foot fungus infections as a kid. I may be able to change socks less frequently and not get the fungus. But, I'd rather not run the test to determine just how infrequently I could change socks. I don't feel superstitious about it." - Bill Nye

"Discrimination is a bad bad bad thing." - Emily Saliers

"I'm happy to say that I have not been fired off a film. The score is usually the last thing to be done. So a lot lands on the scores shoulders. A lot of problems that seem to have nothing to do with the music gets blamed on the music , because it's relatively cheap to change, where as a reshoot etc is not. Music is often expected to help or fix bad cuts, bad acting, bad filming, bad timing, you name it." - Trevor Rabin

"Bad laws make bad customs." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"Bad beliefs make bad behavior." - Warren Akin Candler

"It's bad. It's damned bad." - Abraham Lincoln

"Change, change,-we all covet change." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Periods of rapid and fundamental change were never favourable for literature. Significant works, have nearly always and everywhere been created in periods of stability, be it good or bad." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"We used to build temples, and museums are about as close as secular society dares to go in facing up to the idea that a good building can change your life (and a bad one ruin it)." - Alain De Botton

"This is the ultimate bad-boy date, isn't it? Breaking into a different country." "Hey, it makes a change from hot-wiring cars together." "Been there, done that....Alex seriously, are you sure no one's going to shoot us?" - La Weatherly

"I guess it's hard for people who are so used to things the way they are - even if they're bad - to change. 'Cause they kind of give up. And when they do, everybody kind of loses." - Catherine Ryan Hyde

"This world isn't perfect. That means it isn't perfectly good; but it isn't perfectly bad, either. The ease comes with the hardship. Shift the focus of what you see, and your experience of this life will change." - Yasmin Mogahed

"If we don't have a more serious energy policy, the difference between a good day and bad day for America from here on will hinge on how the 86-year-old king of Saudi Arabia manages...change." - Thomas Friedman

"Every time something bad happens, like we lose a day because of weather or an actor gets injured or anything else happens, the schedule has to change. It's the most challenging Tetris puzzle." - David Benioff

"Every day that we wake up is a good day. Every breath that we take is filled with hope for a better day. Every word that we speak is a chance to change what is bad into something good." - Walter Mosley

"Your feelings are cosmic communication! The good feelings mean, GOOD FOR YOU. The bad feelings are to get your attention so that you will change what you are focusing on." - Rhonda Byrne

"There's no need to wait for the bad things and bullshit to be over. Change now. Love now. Live now. Don't wait for people to give you permission to live, because they won't." - Kris Carr

"It's not the 'nice' guy who brings about real social change. 'Nice' guys look nice because they're conforming. It's the 'bad' guys, who only look nice a hundred years later, that are the real Dynamic force in social evolution." - Robert M Pirsig

"There are days that I get neurotic with the violin. Every little adjustment will change the balance for good or for bad. It's kind of a miracle, the way the whole thing works as an acoustical whole, so perfectly balanced." - Joshua Bell

"A company that cannot successfully implement the 5S's cannot expect to effectively integrate JIT, re-engineering, or any other large-scale change. Good workplaces develop beginning with the 5S's. Bad workplaces fall apart beginning with the 5S's." - Hiroyuki Hirano

"The truth is that, no matter what kind of game you find yourself in, no matter how good or bad the luck, you can change your life completely with a single thought or a single act of love" - Gregory David Roberts

"Ryan Seacrest: Trouble, trouble trouble. So why do girls go for the bad guys, what is it Taylor Swift? Why? Taylor Swift: Because maybe we could change them! Everybody wants to like tame a lion." - Taylor Swift

"Who doesn't need hope in their lives: hope that something can change, that someone cares, that not only bad things happen unexpectedly but good things can happen to us too?" - Danielle Steel

"Dreams can change histories and songs can alter destinies- two ideas that on good days I believe wholeheartedly and on bad days I denounce as a bunch of bull." - Tiffanie DeBartolo

"I would rather have a country run like hell by Filipinos than a country run like heaven by the Americans, because however a bad Filipino government might be, we can always change it." - Manuel L. Quezon

"You can sit there forever, lamenting about how bad you've been, feeling guilty until you die, and not one tiny slice of that guilt will do anything to change a single thing in the past. Forgive yourself, then MOVE ON!" - Wayne Dyer

"You can overcome wrong technology. Your people have the initiative, they see the problem, no big deal ... you can't overcome bad culture. You've gotta change whoever is in charge." - James Mattis

"We are what we are, neither a good or as bad as others paint us. And what we are doesn't change how truly we feel, only how free we are to follow those feelings." - Melissa Marr

"Change, even if unwelcome, forces us to reevaluate what our best options are. Those times of transitions are great opportunities to look for recurring patterns in your life and make adjustments to build on the good and reduce the bad." - Dan Miller

"The major thing that holds you back when you're trying to change a bad habit like eating, smoking, or drinking too much is your belief you are out of control." - Dan Ariely

"There aren't enough people in the media creation space. There aren't enough people making premium quality programming. That's how we change the narrative. Because there is a lot of bad African programming out there, and it is not helping matters." - Mo Abudu

"You are not making the change because you are a bad person and you are doing it wrong. You make changes because you love yourself and you want to improve the quality of your life." - Louise Hay

"Sex may be a little more factual than love. You know whether it's good or bad. You know whether you liked it or not. You're not going to change your mind about it ten years later." - Iggy Pop

"If we choose to believe that we're responsible for our experiences, the good and the so-called bad, then we have the opportunity to outgrow the effects of the past. We can change. We can be free." - Louise Hay

"I'm not one of those "omg texting kids rite bad" alarmists. I just think there's an interesting nexus where the Internet itself hastened language change when it comes to Internet terms." - Bill Walsh

"Part of what we have to do is not just keep ignorant people away from the polls. We have to actually change the structural realities that make people make bad choices beyond their ignorance or what have you." - Marc Lamont Hill

"It's easy to set up binaries of who's good and who's bad, who is right and who is wrong. But I really don't think that way. I believe that people can change and grow." - Grace Dunham

"With our trade deals we are always second. You can pick any country and they're eating our lunch and making us look bad and so we're going to change that." - Donald Trump

"I know it's - this is this insane analysis. Hillary Clinton lost the election because her ideas were bad. She didn't fit the electorate. She ignored states that she shouldn't have, and Donald Trump was the change agent, OK?" - Reince Priebus

"A number of years ago, people were saying normal relationship with Cuba, what a bad and silly idea. They're Communists, they are our enemy. Well guess what? Change has come." - Bernie Sanders

"There is no circumstance that He can't change, no hand dealt to you with which He can't win, and no mistake so bad or sin so great that He can't fully restore you!" - Kris Vallotton

"You know you are addicted to a food if despite knowing it is bad for you and despite wanting to change, you still keep eating it. Addiction means that a craving has more control over your behavior than you do." - Kathy Freston

"There is no recipe for good layout, what must be maintained is a feeling of change and contrast. A layout man should be simple with good photographs. He should perform acrobatics when the pictures are bad." - Alexey Brodovitch

"Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece." - Maurice Jarre

"I don't think Estonians ever really hated Russians. It was more, 'Leave us alone.' We can't change what is past. We can't blame them for what their parents have done. We never hated them. They didn't destroy us that bad." - Carmen Kass

"People often say that a bad event is a 'blessing in disguise.' Trust me, experience will teach you that some are unbelievably well disguised. Everyone gets fired, or decides to make a radical change at some point. Everyone suffers setbacks." - Tom Freston

"I can change a light fixture, and I can do certain things. But I'm really bad in terms of construction. I can't do any of it on my own." - Nate Berkus

"It is always more fun to play a bad guy than to be yourself as you can create a character unlike your own and be someone you are not for a change." - Richard Kiel

"We men, we are so sensitive, and we have been placed in a bad role. It's unfair that we're shown without tears, without feelings. My job is to change that stereotype." - Kim Bodnia

"I've been in a bad accident on I-95, as well as my friend. Having this kind of organization is important so that change can occur. I'll be around whenever they need me." - Jeremy Miller

"To cure worry, spend fifteen minutes daily filling your mind full of God. Worry is just a very bad mental habit. You can change any habit with God's help." - Norman Vincent Peale

"George W. Bush was a very bad president. The Iraq war was a big mistake. The U.S.A. needed a political change. I hoped Barack Obama could be a good president, but I'm disappointed. He hasn't done well." - Marc Rich

"My position hasn't changed over the years. Which is that online voting is a very unsafe idea and a very bad idea and something I think no technological breakthrough I can foresee can ever change." - Avi Rubin

"When you want something so bad and when something great happens, I think it's instinct that you say, 'This is gonna be the moment that's gonna change everything. Everybody is gonna see me a different way.'" - Joan Smalls

"Climate change could produce a lot of misery and waste without necessarily leading to large-scale armed conflict, which depends more on ideology and bad governance than on resource scarcity." - Steven Pinker

"We unfortunately already live on a planet where the climate has changed and will continue to change no matter what we do now. We're playing a game of making the problem less bad rather than preventing it." - Alex Steffen

"If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system." - William James

"I think that's the greatest gift one can have: point of view. You know? I've come to believe that if you have a bad memory of something, change it." - Liza Minnelli

"If people don't like me for whatever I do, for being me, then that's too bad. I don't want to change to be something that I'm not for other people to like me." - Vanessa Hudgens

"Whether or not we are religious, respecting others should be seen as just as important as looking out for ourselves, yet it requires discipline to change our bad habits that cause pain to animals." - Ingrid Newkirk

"If something is in my mind, I can easily forget everything else and maybe forget about other people. I'm trying to change it's not that I'm that bad. I want people to want to work with me." - Sebastian Silva

"Nothing is as bad as it seems. Nothing. There is a benefit and a blessing hidden in the folds of every experience and every outcome. That includes every and any 'bad' thing that may be happening to you right now. Change your perspective. Know that nothing happens ever that is not for your highest good. All that needs to change for you to see your definition of 'Highest Good.'" - Neale Donald Walsch

"All change brings bad things and good things to replace the bad and good things that were before. It is natural to look back and say it was better before-but that does not make it true. Different is not worse. It is just different." - Patricia Briggs

"This is an important lesson to remember when you're having a bad day, a bad month, or a shitty year. Things will change: you won't feel this way forever. And anyway, sometimes the hardest lessons to learn are the ones your soul needs most." - Kelly Cutrone

"People say all the time 'I don't have a good testimony' because they think their story has to involve some dramatic story of change from 'bad' to 'good'. But Jesus didn't come to save people this way. Sin doesn't make us bad it makes us dead. Jesus came to save by bringing the dead to life. And that's an amazing testimony." - Louie Giglio

"Are the problems of the world caused by bad people who need to be crushed? Or do people do bad things when they are in a certain situation? If it is the latter, then we can go around crushing the villains for another thousand years and nothing will change." - Charles Eisenstein

"More often than not, the belief that you are bad contributes to the "bad" behavior. Change and learning occur most readily when you (a) recognize that an error has occurred and (b) develop a strategy for correcting the problem. An attitude of self-love and relaxation facilitates this, whereas guilt often interferes." - David D Burns

"I'm fat positive, in that I don't see fat as a bad thing. But what I do see as a bad thing is how I'm treated. I can have the most positive outlook in the world, but that is not going to change how hecklers and people walking down the street are yelling at me." - Roxane Gay

"I don't know what the future holds. It seems to be going in a really bad, bad place really quickly, and I don't have the answers and I don't have the solutions and I don't know what's gonna happen to change it. But the continued apathy will only lead to a worse situation for everybody." - Aaron Mcgruder

"Libertarians believe that any government interference is bad. Anyone with a brain knows that climate change needs governmental leadership, and they can smell this is bad news for their philosophy. Their ideology is so strongly held that, remarkably, it's overcoming the facts." - Jeremy Grantham

"Most reputable scientists agree that climate change is real and that the effects are likely to be bad. But nobody can say for sure exactly what 'bad' means. The safest and most equitable way out of this horrific mess is simple: cut fossil-fuel emissions." - Michael Specter

"The gospel of the Savior is not simply about avoiding bad in our lives; it also is essentially about doing and becoming good. And the Atonement provides help for us to overcome and avoid bad and to do and become good. Help from the Savior is available for the entire journey of mortality - from bad to good to better and to change our very nature." - David A Bednar

"I have full faith in people. I think that we have the ability to change. We're habitual creatures. Once we figure out that bad habit and identify it, whether it's behavioral or whatever it may be, we change our habits. Obviously, I'm simplifying it and making it sound very easy to do, and we all know it's very difficult, but it's doable." - Eva Mendes

"Unfortunately, our existing traditional thinking habits insist that you must attack something and show it to be bad before you can suggest a change. It is more difficult to acknowledge that something is excellent and then to ask for change because although it is excellent, it is not enough." - Edward De Bono

"I believe your personality is formed at a very early age. Fame can magnify that personality, for good or bad, but it can't change it. So when people say to me, 'Don't change,' I'm thinking, To what? To who? Who else would I be?" - Oprah Winfrey

"This world is like a mountain. Your echo depends on you. If you scream good things, the world will give it back. If you scream bad things, the world will give it back. Even if someone says badly about you, speak well about him. Change your heart to change the world." - Shams Tabrizi

"It is a responsibility to be who you are and not let this sport [racing] change you and not let the good runs and success or the bad runs change you. You've got to be the same person all the time." - Trevor Bayne

"Ronaldinho was responsible for the change in Barca. It was a bad time and the change that came about with his arrival was amazing. In the first year, he didn't win anything but people fell in love with him. Then the trophies started coming and he made all those people happy. Barca should always be grateful for everything he did." - Lionel Messi

"I have learned from my mistakes and accept that change is important. Not all change is bad. Therefore, you have to be more mindful and accountable about the decisions you make in life. Even though I've made mistakes, I can say my journey is full of authenticity because I didn't deny my ups and downs." - Eric Benet

"I also think regime change in Syria is a bad idea. And that's an ongoing question. It's one of the things I like about Donald Trump, one of the reasons I endorsed him is he thinks regime change is a mistake. But John Bolton thinks completely the opposite. They are diametric opposites." - Rand Paul

"Unfortunately, there's a big, bad new bully threatening ocean animals, climate change. We might save fish only to have them starve because of climate change. It seems like the problems just won't stop. That's what got me to quit my cushy University job and take a big pay cut to work on conservation." - Mark Powell

"Change isn't easy... changing the way you live means changing what you believe about life. That's hard... When we make our own misery, we sometimes cling to it even when we want so bad to change because the misery is something we know. The misery is comfortable." - Dean Koontz



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