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Rapid Change Quotes


"It's unbelievable the primitive feelings that are aroused by rapid change." - Sheila Ballantyne

"Rapid change of conditions in all human affairs bring unexpected results." - William C. Oates

"I'm extremely optimistic about rapid transformation and change of things in Africa in general." - Binyavanga Wainaina

"In a time of rapid change, standing still is the most dangerous course of action." - Brian Tracy

"I'm extremely optimistic about rapid transformation and change of things in Africa in general." - Binyavanga Wainaina

"In most industries, technological change is happening at a rapid rate." - Ken Moelis

"I'm extremely optimistic about rapid transformation and change of things in Africa in general." - Binyavanga Wainaina

"In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy." - J Paul Getty

"In times of turbulence and rapid change, you must constantly be re-evaluating yourself relative to the new realities." - Brian Tracy

"Many of the issues we face in dealing with rapid climate change are well suited to an engineering mind." - Larry Brilliant

"What I think we fear is rapid, pronounced, and uncontrollable changes to ourselves, and because of this we have a form of personality inertia - something that resists rapid change." - Simon Travaglia

"The enterprise that does not innovate ages and declines. And in a period of rapid change such as the present, the decline will be fast." - Peter Drucker

"We live in an era when rapid change breeds fear, and fear too often congeals us into a rigidity which we mistake for stability." - Lynn White

"We live in an era when rapid change breeds fear, and fear too often congeals us into a rigidity which we mistake for stability." - Lynn Townsend White, Jr.

"We are at a critical point where rapid change is forcing us to look not just to new ways of solving problems but to new problems to solve." - Tim Brown

"Rapid change, accommodating it can be one of the great human capacities. But living through it can be the stuff of stress and often suffering." - Ron Suskind

"Although it might be that we can't expect change overnight, there was really a rapid shift in the way we view politics." - Margaret Cho

"There is every indication that the period ahead will be an innovative one, one of rapid change in technology, society, economy, and institutions." - Peter Drucker

"In one century, we've added 28 years to our average life span - a change so rapid that our brains couldn't possibly have evolved to accommodate it." - Martha Beck

"One way for investors to protect themselves from a rapid change in the price of a stock is to use a limit order rather than a market order." - Arthur Levitt

"Private-equity and hedge-fund guys typically come into a situation of mediocrity, where rapid change may result in a profit." - Austin Ligon

"One way for investors to protect themselves from a rapid change in the price of a stock is to use a limit order rather than a market order." - Arthur Levitt Jr

"There is every indication that the period ahead will be an innovative one, one of rapid change in technology , society , economy , and institutions ." - Peter Drucker

"A culture must be reasonably stable, but it must also change, and it will presumably be strongest if it can avoid excessive respect for tradition and fear of novelty on the one hand and excessively rapid change on the other." - B F Skinner

"Learning how to respond to and master the process of change - and even to excel at it - is a critical leadership skill for the twenty-first century. Constant, rapid change will be a fact of life for all of us." - Jennifer James

"Industries with rapid change are the enemy of the investor. Tech businesses, particularly biotech, is a problem from that point of view. All industries work with change, but you should ideally be investing in businesses with a low rate of change, not a high rate of change." - Mohnish Pabrai

"Things don't change. We change." - Henry David Thoreau

"Change yourself, change your fortunes." - Proverbs

"The changes in thinking about same-sex marriage have come slowly at first and then in rapid course. If such change is possible in this area, is it also possible in the vexed and sordid realm of race relations?" - Barack Obama

"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

"It is a paradox that in our time of drastic rapid change, when the future is in our midst devouring the present before our eyes, we have never been less certain about what is ahead of us." - Eric Hoffer

"An extremely effective instrument would be to put a price on carbon. It is only through the market that you can get a large enough and rapid enough response [to climate change]" - Rajendra K. Pachauri

"The locus of corporate innovations has been product development. But in times of rapid and unpredictable change, the creation of individual products becomes less important than the creation of a general organizational aptitude for innovation." - John Seely Brown

"We are able to help animals all around the world as a result of the media and entertainment business, which is able to spread compassion and change at rapid speed." - Katie Cleary

"Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate." - Emily Greene Balch

"Crowding, rapid change and the breakdown of communities have been widely recognized as sources of social problems. But we do not believe they are enough to account for the extent of the problems that are seen today." - Theodore Kaczynski

"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

"The conceptual artist Ai WeiWei illustrates the schizoid society that rapid change has produced - sometimes by reassembling Ming-style furniture into absurd and useless arrangements, or by carefully painting and antiquing a Coca-Cola logo on an ancient Chinese pot." - Arne Glimcher

"The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change." - Stockwell Day

"The major novelty of my theory was its claim that the most rapid evolutionary change does not occur in widespread, populous species, as claimed by Most geneticists, but in small founder populations." - Ernst Mayr

"To make sense of a world in which rapid change and globalisation create genuine insecurity, we need benchmarks by which we can judge our actions and their long-term impact." - David Blunkett

"College education is the great Filipino dream. But in a world of rapid technological change, getting a job or keeping it depends as much on how well one reasons as how well one uses his hands." - Gloria Macapagalarroyo

"Dawn comes slowly but dusk is rapid." - Alice B Toklas

"Music is a means of rapid transportation." - John Cage

"Female friendships are of rapid growth." - Benjamin Disraeli

"...rapid motion through space elates one." - James Joyce

"It would be a mistake to assume that the present day educational system is unchanging. On the contrary, it is undergoing rapid change. But much of this change is no more than an attempt to refine the existent machinery, making it ever more efficient in pursuit of obsolete goals." - Alvin Toffler

"Change is the law of life and of relations between nations. When two great peoples such as ours, energetic and optimistic, live side by side in all the diversity that freedom offers, change is rapid and brings in its wake problems, sometimes frictions." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Change is more often a rapid transition between two stable states than a continuous transformation at slow and steady rates. . . .Change occurs in large leaps following a slow accumulation of stress that a system resists until it reaches the breaking point. Heat water, and it eventually boils. Oppress the workers more and more and bring on the revolution." - Stephen Jay Gould

"Were it not for the mind change of Sai devotees the world would already have fallen into complete chaos. The deterioration of mind and man has been very rapid and abrupt, even precipitous during the last fifteen years. That the world is not in total destruction is due to the change of mind of Sai devotees and to Sai's grace." - Sathya Sai Baba

"I think it's great to change - change country, change anything." - Thomas Bidegain

"When men change, maybe Bond will change." - Barbara Broccoli

"Change the leader, change the organization." - John C Maxwell

"Don't wait for change. You change." - Earl Nightingale

"Change is possible.' 'Change is inevitable." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"If I can change, anybody can change." - Jane Fonda

"Change and everything will change for you." - Jim Rohn

"For things to change, we must change." - Henry David Thoreau

"Change the narrative, change the laws." - Ani Difranco

"All appears to change when we change." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Our lives change when our habits change." - Matthew Kelly

"Why change the world? Change worlds!" - Henry Miller

"Things do not change; we change." - Henry David Thoreau

"Change is hard, but change is good." - Henry Rollins

"Matters change and morals change; men remain." - John Galsworthy

"If you change nothing, nothing will change." - Tony Robbins

"Change brings opportunity." - Nido R Qubein

"Change is REFINEMENT. Change is GROWTH. Change is MOVEMENT. Change is OPPORTUNITY." - Jeffrey Gitomer

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

"Change is not progress." - H L Mencken

"Change is rarely comfortable" - Arno Allan Penzias

"Without inner change there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters." - angel Kyodo Williams

"Change has its enemies." - Robert Kennedy

"Sora, don't ever change." - Tetsuya Nomura

"Learning means change." - Bart Kosko

"People change. Memories don't." - Drake

"Liberty can change habits." - George W Bush

"Fashions in sin change." - Lillian Hellman

"Change the story and you change perception; change perception and you change the world." - Jean Houston

"Laws change. Conscience doesn't." - Sophie Scholl

"The essential doesn't change." - Samuel Beckett

"Sora, don't ever change." - Tetsuya Nomura

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

"Progress requires change." - Andy Stanley

"Love can change everything." - Rosie Fellner

"Climate change is crap." - Tony Abbott

"Real men change diapers!" - Nick Cannon

"Cool URIs don't change" - Tim Berners-Lee

"Change is never easy." - Sally Field

"Everyone can change." - Hillary Clinton

"The game doesn't change." - Pedro Martinez

"Climate change is real." - Allyson Schwartz

"Change is rarely comfortable." - Arno Penzias

"Satire doesn't effect change." - P J Orourke

"Habits change into character." - Ovid

"The most rapid way to change a root thought, or sponsoring idea, is to reverse the thought-word-deed process. Do the deed that you want to have the new thought about. Then say the words that you want to have your new thought about. Do this often enough and you'll train the mind to think a new way." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Within a few decades, machine intelligence will surpass human intelligence, leading to The Singularity - technological change so rapid and profound it represents a rupture in the fabric of human history. The implications include the merger of biological and nonbiological intelligence, immortal software-based humans, and ultra-high levels of intelligence that expand outward in the universe at the speed of light." - Ray Kurzweil

"His talk was like a stream which runs With rapid change from rock to roses; It slipped from politics to puns; It passed from Mahomet to Moses; Beginning with the laws that keep The planets in the radiant courses, And ending with some precept deep For dressing eels or shoeing horses." - Winthrop Mackworth Praed

"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

"One reason that the task of inventing manners is so difficult is that etiquette is folk custom, and people have emotional ties to the forms of their youth. That is why there is such hostility between generations in times of rapid change; their manners being different, each feels affronted by the other, taking even the most surface choices for challenges." - Judith Martin

"Acquired characteristics are inherited in technology and culture. Lamarckian evolution is rapid and accumulative. It explains the cardinal difference between our past, purely biological mode of change, and our current, maddening acceleration toward something new and liberating- or toward the abyss." - Stephen Jay Gould

"What is certainly true is that the American people, just like the German people, just like the British and people around the world, are seeing extraordinarily rapid change. The world is shrinking, the economies have become much more integrated and demographics are shifting." - Barack Obama

"As a nation, we are on a path of rapid and deep systemic change to our health system, and it's going to unfold for some time to come. It is already transforming the fundamental nature of the U.S. medical care delivery system." - John E. McDonough

"In periods of rapid personal change, we pass through life as though we are spellcast. We speak in sentences that end before finishing. We sleep heavily because we need to ask so many questions as we dream alone. We bump into others and feel bashful at recognizing souls so similar to ourselves." - Douglas Coupland

"A society, in the process of moving forward, often appears to be tearing itself apart. Certainly, an age of rapid change, such as ours, produces many paradoxes. But perhaps the most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism." - Earl Warren

"To my mind this makes psychedelics central to any political reconstruction, because these are the only force in nature that actually dissolve linguistics structures; lets the mechanics of syntax to be visible, allows the possibility for rapid introduction and spread of new concepts; gives permission for new ways of seeing; and this is what we have to do, we have to change our minds." - Terence Mckenna

"Being really good at 'learning how to learn,' as President Bill Brody of Johns Hopkins put it, will be an enormous asset in an era of rapid change and innovation, when new jobs will be phased in and old ones phased out faster than ever." - Thomas Friedman

"One of the most disturbing ways that climate change is already playing out is through what ecologists call "mismatch" or "mistiming." This is the process whereby warming causes animals to fall out of step with a critical food source, particularly at breeding times, when a failure to find enough food can lead to rapid population losses." - Naomi Klein

"Climate has always changed. It always has and always will. Sea level has always changed. Ice sheets come and go. Life always changes. Extinctions of life are normal. Planet Earth is dynamic and evolving. Climate changes are cyclical and random. Through the eyes of a geologist, I would be really concerned if there were no change to Earth over time. In the light of large rapid natural climate changes, just how much do humans really change climate?" - Ian Plimer

"We must improve our time; time goes with rapid foot." - Ovid

"All bodies are slow in growth but rapid in decay." - Tacitus

"The FDA has formed a rapid response team." - Andrew Von Eschenbach

"Craig Bellamy's got pace, but he's also rapid as well" - David Platt

"There is no lasting glory in rapid weight loss." - Mireille Guiliano

"The human brain is still undergoing rapid adaptive evolution,." - Howard Hughes

"If you will change everything will change for you. Do' wait for things to change. Change does' start out there, change starts within....All change starts with you." - Jim Rohn

"if we can control the environment in which rapid cognition takes place, then we can control rapid cognition" - Malcolm Gladwell

"Follow the customer, if they change, we change." - Terry Leahy

"If you want to change the world, be that change." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Things change when you have children; your priorities change." - Joe Namath

"To change with change is the changeless state" - Bruce Lee

"Juan Enriquez will change your view of change itself." - Nicholas Negroponte

"I don't think that understanding produces change. Learning produces change." - Richard Bandler

"If you want to change the world, change yourself." - Madonna Ciccone

"For things to change, you have to change." - Jim Rohn

"How do we change the world? Change the story." - Charles Eisenstein

"You can't change the world, you can only change yourself." - Beatrice Wood

"Change the mind, and you can change the body." - Sivananda

"Change doesn't come from Washington. Change comes to Washington" - Barack Obama

"Change is never a loss - it is change only." - Vernon Howard

"Until you change the way money works, you change nothing." - Michael Ruppert

"Breast cancer change you, and the change can be beautiful." - Alyssa-Jane Cook

"He don't wanna change, what don't need to change." - Tom Petty

"If you change the environment, you change the people." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Those who can't change their minds can't change anything." - George Bernard Shaw

"Nothing changes, until you change. Everything changes, once you change" - Julian Lennon

"Don't ask the world to change first." - Anthony De Mello

"To change your LIFE you need to change your PRIORITIES." - John C Maxwell

"Your requests change history because your prayers change God!" - Max Lucado

"How do you change your behavior? Change what you worship" - Timothy Keller

"To change your horse you must first change yourself!" - Clinton Anderson

"To change your life, you have to change your life." - Bob Proctor

"The only lasting truth is change. God is change." - Octavia Butler

"Constructive change offers the best method for avoiding destructive change." - Theodore Roosevelt

"To change a team you must change their comfort zone." - Doug Collins

"To change is difficult. Not to change is fatal." - William Pollard

"Times change, we need to change as well." - Nelson Mandela

"Culture changes, fashions change, customs change. Great music is immortal." - Michael Jackson

"If you change your thoughts you can change your actions." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Change your thinking, and you will change your life." - Brian Tracy



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