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Pace Of Change Quotes


"A change of pace in terms of your running pace will give you strength psychologically." - Bill Rodgers

"I don't run straight at a constant pace; soccer is always a change of pace and movement." - Alex Morgan

"Our world is defined by the pace of change. We can all change the world." - Edi Rama

"The underlying principles of strategy are enduring, regardless of technology or the pace of change." - Michael Porter

"The basic fact of today is the tremendous pace of change in human life." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"The pace of change and the threat of disruption creates tremendous opportunities..." - Steve Case

"of course the pace of change never slows, even when we've convinced ourselves it will." - Arthur Golden

"Collaboration is a nice change of pace from the often solitary nature of the writer's craft." - Edward M Lerner

"A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change." - James Levine

"The pace of change means that relationship is more important than ever before." - Dave McLaughlin

"People do change - individuals, families, nations - and the pace of transformation need not be geological." - Tim Winton

"The pace of technological change in recent years has been both impressive and positive for consumers." - Mike Ferguson

"Sometimes a slight pace change is all you need to snap out of a mental or pyhsical funk." - Mark Plaatjes

"We know that leadership is very much related to change. As the pace of change accelerates, there is naturally a greater need for effective leadership." - John P Kotter

"As new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times." - Thomas Jefferson

"I found it a really refreshing change of pace to suddenly be completely directed. It was a type of collaboration that I don't normally have." - Lenny Kravitz

"There may be something to the suggestion about the pace of technological change intimidating writers, though - it's been awfully hard to keep ahead of real developments." - Stanley Schmidt

"At the current pace of change, we won't have universal access to education in 100 years, let alone five, and that is unacceptable." - Shakira

"Technology and the pace of change in media is pushing us into an uncomfortable area The media have perhaps become more cavalier towards pushing confidential information." - Jim Michaels

"I've worked in the Inuit hamlets of the west coast of Hudson Bay since 1994. Over that time I've been very moved by both the pace of social change there - the loss of traditional ways of seeing the world, the affinity for and comfort with the land - and by the social disarray that change of this pace produces." - Kevin Patterson

"The essence of traditional leadership is learned by osmosis. The next generation learns from what their elders and the current generation does. This was appropriate in a society where the pace of change was gradual." - Joni Madraiwiwi

"New discoveries and production of resources like shale oil and gas are dramatically altering our energy supply outlook and the entire global geopolitical landscape. And the pace of change - particularly in the past few years - continues to accelerate." - Fred Upton

"I want to use my position of leadership to help move along at a faster pace what I believe and know the Obama administration wants to do around the urgency of climate change." - Kamala Harris

"I know who's the best pitcher I ever see and it's old Satchel Paige, that big lanky colored boy. My fastball looks like a change of pace alongside that little pistol bullet ole Satchel (Paige) shoots up to the plate." - Dizzy Dean

"I have no idea what I did. I heard people talk about dead leg, shake, change of pace and all that, but I did things without thinking about them." - Gale Sayers

"We are living through the most profound changes in the economy since the Industrial Revolution. Technology, globalization, and the accelerating pace of change have yielded chaotic markets, fierce competition, and unpredictable staff requirements." - Bruce Tulgan

"The world today is experiencing a profound and rapid socio-cultural transformation. But the changes do not occur at a uniform pace, and the discrepancies in the change process have differentiated the various countries and regions of our planet." - Gustavo Gutierrez

"I move between the two: I write an adult novel, and then I write a children's book. I quite enjoy that. It's a nice change of pace each time." - John Boyne

"Yet in order to make sure the European social model keeps up with the pace of economic change that is now necessary, the EU must embrace a new approach to lawmaking." - John Hutton

"What Newcastle lack is a lack of pace" - Charlie Nicholas

"The pace of life feels morally dangerous to me." - Richard Ford

"Teddy has lost that yard of pace he never had." - Tony Cascarino

"The studied, unquestioning pace of my family irritated me." - Emanuel Celler

"The pace of discovery is going unbelievably fast." - James D Watson

"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I have in the past tended to overestimate the amount of change I can affect in the short run and then not fully appreciate the change I can affect in the long run. And so I've learned that it's critical to think carefully about the pace of change, and it's something that I've learned the hard way." - Harry West

"Then there's the silliest of all cliches, 'on a pace for' 'Pace' is a figment of the mathematician's imagination." - Leonard Koppett

"In truth I suspect that merely slowing down is not a very satisfying answer. What I need has less to do with my pace of life than my peace of life. At any speed, I crave a deep and lasting inner peace. And if it's solace I'm after, I don't need to pace myself like a turtle, change jobs or set up house on a quiet island. It is usually frenetic living, not high energy, that robs my peace of mind." - Steve Goodier

"It's really kind of a luxury for an actor to have the opportunity to show such different types of characters. I actually left 'Cowboys & Aliens' and went straight into 'The Change-Up.' It was kind of a funny change of pace." - Olivia Wilde

"Once he's on the run, Messi is unstoppable. He's the only player who can change direction at such a pace." - Frank Rijkaard

"Don't try to change the world. First, change yourself or rather, your self-perception, and you find the world automatically corresponding to the level of your understanding. You will find that it has always been you who set the pace and depth of your experience by recognizing and honoring your true nature." - Mooji

"The correct rate of speed in innovating changes in long-standing social customs has not yet been determined by even the most expert of the experts. Personally I am beginning to think there is more danger in lagging than in speeding up cultural change to keep pace with mechanical change." - Mary Barnett Gilson

"Jesus does not respond to our worry-filled way of living by saying that we should not be so busy with worldly affairs. He does not try to pull us away from the many events, activities, and people that make up our lives. . . . He asks us to shift the point of gravity, to relocate the center of our attention, to change our priorities. Jesus does not speak about a change of activities, a change in contacts, or even a change of pace. He speaks about a change of heart." - Henri Nouwen

"If we could allow the pace of our meetings to slow down to the pace of our hearts, we might find genuine understanding." - Marion Woodman

"I've always had a Marxist understanding of history: democracy is a result of a broad modernization process that happens in every country. Neocons think the use of political power can force the pace of change, but ultimately it depends on societies doing it themselves." - Francis Fukuyama

"We live in a time of such rapid change and growth of knowledge that only he who is in a fundamental sense a scholar-that is, a person who continues to learn and inquire-can hope to keep pace, let alone play the role of guide." - Nathan M. Pusey

"I think it's important to America's future and to the future of the American dream and our people and the unity and purpose and cohesion of our society that everybody feel like the pace of change isn't just dizzying, but it can work for them and not against them." - Ashton Carter

"In my talks in organizations around the world I ask, "What kind of leadership do we need now?" The most common responses are "adaptable," "flexible," and "innovative." This isn't surprising, in light of how fast and overwhelming is the pace of change in our world." - Stewart D. Friedman

"I do genuinely believe that the political system is not linear. When it reaches a tipping point fashioned by a critical mass of opinion, the slow pace of change we're used to will no longer be the norm. I see a lot of signs every day that we're moving closer and closer to that tipping point." - Al Gore

"It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world." - Lester B Pearson

"The pace of consumption, waste and environmental change has so stretched the planet's capacity that our contemporary lifestyle, unsustainable as it is, can only precipitate catastrophes, such as those which even now periodically occur in different areas of the world ... we need to reflect on our accountability before those who will have to endure the dire consequences." - Pope Francis

"The whole system is under tremendous strain. Although the increasing pace of change is essential for developing new solutions, it is also pushing society to its limits. In global structures, it all comes to a head in the form of sudden crises. This leads to tipping point situations in which the seemingly impossible becomes possible." - Franz Josef Radermacher

"The idea of doing a period movie, some people say, "Isn't it odd that you're doing a period movie? That's a change of pace for you." And, I'm like, "Not really." When you're doing a science fiction movie, it's almost exactly the same." - Paul W. S. Anderson

"I've met dedicated people from all sectors of society who are committed to giving children the tools they need for a better future. I'm always impressed by the passionate young leaders I meet. As the pace of change accelerates, so do the challenges we face. However, the chances to solve them increase too." - Shakira

"In a world in which technology is changing at such a fast pace, where demand conditions change very fast, we need to look at a more innovative mechanism to cut down on this rigmarole of many tiers of decision-making processes." - Manmohan Singh

"This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace." - Margaret Chan

"I love living in L.A. It's quieter. It's much more relaxing. I'm living in a house for the first time ever. I have a backyard for the first time ever; a dog for the first time ever. So it's a lot of firsts, and I love it so much. It's just so different. It's a nice change of pace." - Sarah Hyland

"Sleep and death, two twins of winged race, Of matchless swiftness, but of silent pace." - Alexander Pope

"Sleep and death, two twins of winged race, Of matchless swiftness, but of silent pace." - Alexander Pope

"Then Sleep and Death, two twins of winged race, Of matchless swiftness, but of silent pace." - Homer

"One of my favorite comedies of all time is 'Terms of Endearment;' that's my pace." - Mike Birbiglia

"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

"apart from the seemingly magical Internet, life in broad material terms isn't so different from what it was in 1953... The wonders portrayed in 'The Jetsons,' the space-age television cartoon from the 1960s, have not come to pass... Life is better and we have more stuff, but the pace of change has slowed down..." - Tyler Cowen

"People actually enjoy it when it rains in San Diego because we never get it. It's a nice change of pace. When you live in Southern California, everybody says, 'It's so expensive there.' I tell them, 'It's just a very expensive weather tax.'" - Steve Finley

"When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy." - Albert Finney

"Singles needed to come back. And what I tried to do in my online experiment was to change the rules for myself and make available at a more regular pace the fruits of my labour, for people who decided they wanted to support my recordings." - Todd Rundgren

"At the incredible pace most of us live, the arrested image becomes of maximum necessity." - Dennis Stock

"Vary the pace... is one of the foundations of all good acting." - Ellen Terry

"Efforts to protect critical computer networks have unfortunately not kept pace with the march of technology." - Jon Kyl

"A comfortable and regulated life is needed for fastest pace of evolution." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Through the lone groves would pace in solemn mood, Wooing the pensive charms of solitude." - Henry James Pye

"It's not the pace of life I mind. It's the sudden stop at the end." - Thomas Hobbes

"Civilization's shortening attention span is mismatched with the pace of environmental problems." - Stewart Brand

"Mourning has a pace and rhythm of its own. It cannot be rushed." - Christian McEwen

"I credit chiropractic care for maintaining my health to keep up the pace of my career." - Jane Russell

"He's such a great threat because of his power and pace. (on Cristiano Ronaldo)" - Alex Ferguson

"Civilization's shortening attention span is mismatched with the pace of environmental problems." - Stewart Brand

"One generation's idea of fast pace might be different from a later generation's." - David Morrell

"Disorder and violence are, in fact, things that might check the pace of India's progress." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The organization will always mirror the behavior, habits, attitude, mindset and pace of the leader." - Darren Hardy

"Each and every thing I say yes to sets the pace of my life." - Lysa TerKeurst

"by thus keeping one pace ahead of myself I need never catch up with the truth." - Roger Mcgough

"I first discovered my turn of pace when I was playing football as a kid." - Michael East

"At a better pace Slower and more calculated No chance of escape" - Thom Yorke

"All those zany comedies have instilled a sense of pace in me." - Jerry Zucker

"Most of my fights, I push the pace. I'm the aggressor." - Clay Guida

"Golf at its measured pace permits an electric excess of mental activity." - John Updike

"The enemy of reflection is the breakneck pace - the thousand pictures." - St Jerome

"Our understanding of how DNA informs our health and development is advancing at an incredible pace." - Anne Wojcicki

"I have my pace and way of living, and I'm not looking for something." - Cy Twombly

"All do not develop in the same manner, or at the same pace. Nations, like men, often march to the beat of different drummers, and the precise solutions of the United States can neither be dictated nor transplanted to others. What is important is that all nations must march toward increasing freedom; toward justice for all; toward a society strong and flexible enough to meet the demands of all its own people, and a world of immense and dizzying change." - Robert Kennedy

"A good part of why I never went back to England was part of that, I didn't want to be in those sort of flowery films. But I think it's a nice change of pace-I don't know how long it'll go for. There will always be the Merchant-Ivory/Kenneth Branagh movies, but there's something else now-really, it's always been there but the Americans getting to see it makes all the difference." - Tim Roth

"But Goethe tells us in his greatest poem that Faust lost the liberty of his soul when he said to the passing moment: "Stay, thou art so fair." And our liberty, too, is endangered if we pause for the passing moment, if we rest on our achievements, if we resist the pace of progress. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past are certain to miss the future." - John F Kennedy

"I am very pleased with the progress of the new CBS Corporation. The Company's rapid pace of change and innovative approach to emerging business opportunities can be seen in the many strategic announcements we have made over these past few months. The more focused and more nimble organization we sought to create has become a reality and that aggressive spirit of excellence and innovation will continue to benefit shareholders for many years to come." - Sumner Redstone

"The pace of change for entrepreneurs is rapidly accelerating, and the cost and risk of launching a new business and getting off the ground is just amazing. The ability to gain user feedback really quickly and adapt to what your consumers want is totally different with the web as it is now. But finding a new market, helping people and taking that original idea and turning it into a business is really exciting right now." - Matt Mickiewicz

"We live in an extraordinary time. We are caught up in a pace of social and technological change that makes our work, our business and education, sources of anxiety and unfulfillment. Thinking about our thinking and observing our observations can bring us a new world in which work becomes a place for innovation, and in which peace, wisdom, friendship, companionship and community can exist. Let us design this world together." - Fernando Flores

"Republicans know well that a change of rhetorical pace is necessary. But efforts by their leaders to damp down the bellicosity of newly elected Tea Party types is running into the fact that the Tea Partiers have only the high volume setting on their amplifiers, just like Palin. They're like a couple having a fight at a funeral; politely sotto voce, then suddenly bursting out fortissimo with their plaints and accusations." - Alexander Cockburn

"Not all Americans are living the American dream by a long shot. Many can't even imagine it. There are impoverished Americans, the poor and the homeless, the hungry and the hopeless, many unable to read and write. There are Americans gone astray, the kids dragged down by drugs, the shattered families, the teenage mothers struggling to cope. Then there are Americans uneasy, troubled and bewildered by the dizzying pace of change." - George H W Bush

"Poorly prepared for the dignity of life, I barely keep up with the pace of the action imposed. Reality demands." - Wislawa Szymborska

"Coaching sets the pace to get the best out of others while giving the best of yourself." - David Cottrell

"Achieving climate security must be the core of foreign policy. All of us have to pick up the pace." - Margaret Beckett

"I enjoy the process of TV; I like the pace of it; I like the continual work." - Christian Slater

"I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and Constitutions. But laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors." - Thomas Jefferson

"All of us have an 'inner clock,' a certain pace at which we function most comfortably and effectively." - Ken Venturi

"Mumbai is like Manhattan. Theres a certain pace, a social life and the thrill of a professional life." - Madhuri Dixit

"Turn," Liz said, trying not to hide her impatience at being forced to read at non-speed-of-light pace." - Ally Carter

"I like the pace of my world. It's busy, but for me, the less I do the lazier I get." - Hoda Kotb

"Living at a beach, near a river mouth, taught him the impotence of impatience at events moving at nature's pace." - Tony Bishop

"Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war." - William Lyon Mackenzie King

"To pace about, looking to obtain status, looking to attain 'importance' - I can think of nothing more ridiculous." - Soren Kierkegaard

"It distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion." - Max Beerbohm

"The pace of this match is really accelerating, by which I mean it's getting faster all the time." - David Coleman

"The difference between film and TV is the pace. You don't have the leisure of time in television." - Alan Ball

"But despite this breathtaking pace, I believe in the capacity of our democracy to meet these challenges." - Lee H Hamilton

"The pace of Swedish crime fiction is slower - Stieg Larsson's the exception. And I think we use the environment more." - Camilla Lackberg

"In order to keep pace with the influx of work I had to take on fresh hands." - James Nasmyth

"I was the leading star in 1945. I slowed down my pace of acting assignments after I came into direction." - Dev Anand

"Mumbai is like Manhattan. There's a certain pace, a social life and the thrill of a professional life." - Madhuri Dixit

"Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war." - William Lyon Mackenzie Ki

"I've always been drawn to solitude, felt a kind of luxurious relief in its self-generated pace and rhythms." - Caroline Knapp

"Even in developing markets, we're seeing the growth of digital communication is proceeding at a very rapid pace." - Irene Rosenfeld

"Whenever a technology enables people to organize at a pace that wasn't before possible, new kinds of politics emerge." - Howard Rheingold

"I think people are looking for an alternative to the fast pace of everyday life and entertainment." - Robert Wilson

"I think that in the last eight years, we were averaging economic growth of about 2 percent. It's not good. It's very slow. It's a slow pace. People are expecting that pace to continue if Hillary Clinton becomes president." - Maria Bartiromo

"Commonly we stride through the out-of-doors too swiftly to see more than the most obvious and prominent things. For observing nature, the best pace is a snail's pace." - Edwin Way Teale

"For observing nature, the best pace is a snail's pace." - Edwin Way Teale

"You need to understand the batsman, where he plays his shot usually, which is his release shot, and then change the angle, vary the pace, line and length. You cannot always react after being at the receiving end." - Harbhajan Singh

"Startups are rapidly changing systems. If you use an annual review cycle, you aren't getting feedback at the same pace that you need to adapt and change the business." - Fred Wilson

"One of our great strength, world capitalism, is the most successful economic system possible, but has also become one of shorter and shorter cycles of evaluation. CEOs, companies, stocks, profits and debits change at an ever more accelerated pace in response to the demands of stockholders and the market. We have already experienced some consequences of the shortening cycle of decision making in business, but those are minor in relation to the grand systemic collapse that always eventually results from such accelerating and shortening periods for leadership goals." - Arthur Demarest

"The curve and the fast one are important; the change of pace and the other trick deliveries are great but they're not worth a plugged nickel unless you have control to go along with them. And by control I don't mean the ability to put the ball over the plate somewhere between the shoulders and knees. I mean the ability to hit a three-inch target nine times out of ten, the sort of control that lets you put the ball in the exact spot you want it, and to play a corner to the split fraction of an inch." - Babe Ruth

"The reality, ... is that I need to win games of football. That's where the pressure and the sleepless nights come from. There's a fantasy pressure with this job but none of that matters. I need to make this team into a good unit, need to take it forward, give it a change of pace, need to get it younger and to use the experience of the lads we've got here. I need Lennon and Sutton and people like that to go and show how you handle being a Celtic player." - Gordon Strachan

"Alack, this world Is full of change, change, change-nothing but change!" - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"Alack, this world Is full of change, change, change - nothing but change!" - Dinah Craik

"Because of the pace of daytime, you don't necessarily have time to work every detail of your character, so you have to bring a lot of it yourself." - Sarah Brown

"Some kind of pace may be got out of the eeriest jade by the near prospect of oats; but the thoroughbred has the spur in his blood." - James Russell Lowell

"This is not bad, but the pace of globalisation has surpassed the capacity of the system to adjust to new realities of a more interdependent and integrated world." - Anna Lindh

"Mauricio Pellegrino has the pace of a tricycle with a flat tyre ridden by Luciano Pavarotti, and the turning speed of an oil tanker with its anchor set." - Pete Gill

"I think if you're doing alcohol and drugs, the chances of you surviving this kind of a pace are next to nothing. I live an extremely healthy life." - Meredith Brooks

"Drama is this incredibly vulnerable thing, but with comedy, you have to have a sense of rhythm and be very sensitive to the pace of things." - Emma Stone

"It's foolish to talk of an "Asian century" or an "emerging market century" because events move at a pace that renders this degree of durability obsolete." - Ian Bremmer

"Want keeps pace with dignity. Destitute of the lawful means of supporting his rank, his dignity presents a motive for malversation, and his power furnishes the means." - Jeremy Bentham

"When you supervise something, it is one thing. When you are in the middle of something, there is a different pace of life." - Vladimir Potanin

"I like a certain style of show, I like a certain pace, I like a rhythm, I like a lot of comedy in with my drama." - Amy Sherman-Palladino

"As technology advances at an alarming pace, the place of drawing remains as valid as ever in the creation of art and architecture." - Prince Charles

"I like a certain style of show, I like a certain pace, I like a rhythm, I like a lot of comedy in with my drama." - Amy Shermanpalladino

"Some of my friends who know me best say they wouldn't trade places with me for $1 million because of the pace I lead." - Loretta Lynn

"Let the conversation flow at its own pace, don't try to rush it or control it. You need to let go and be part of the conversation." - Max Weiss

"Well Xabi is entitled to his opinion our team would never criticise another but we will look to exploit his lack of pace!" - Jamie Carragher

"Loneliness is the prison of the human spirit. When we are lonely, we pace back and forth in small, shut-in worlds." - John Powell

"I try to pace myself and not work for the sake of working and stick to what inspired me prior to receiving recognition." - Adrien Brody



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