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"It is nonsense to say that Germans are unable to change." - Angela Merkel

"Never worry about things That you are unable to change. Change your own way Of looking at truth," - Sri Chinmoy

"Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change" - Peter Drucker

"Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change." - Peter Drucker

"Resident, adj. Unable to leave." - Ambrose Bierce

"Defenceless, adj. Unable to attack." - Ambrose Bierce

"Those who speak of progression but are afraid of change are self-repressed and therefore unable to reach any further than their eyes can already see." - Criss Jami

"One of my biggest fears is not being able to break out of a rut; of becoming a prisoner to my ways, unable to change course. But in my mid-thirties, I learned you can change your thinking." - Matt Dillon

"I am unable to rule anything out," - Toni Kroos

"Too little confidence, and you're unable to act; too much confidence, and you're unable to hear." - John Maeda

"It is tragic that people who are incarcerated are unable to vote. They are probably the most important voices to listen to because they can tell us what we need to change." - Margaret Cho

"It is beyond my comprehension why today in America, hundreds of thousands of bright young people are unable to go to college - for one reason: that their family lacks the funding. And together we are going to change that." - Bernie Sanders

"I knew I had two options: Change my behavior before irreparably crippling myself, or cripple myself to the extent of being unable to engage in the behavior. Sadly, all evidence was pointing toward my choosing the second option." - Alan Robert Neal

"Life is neither static nor unchanging. With no individuality, there can be no change, no adaptation and, in an inherently changing world, any species unable to adapt is also doomed." - Jean M Auel

"I spent a good portion of my life being unable to honor my feelings. When I started the process of having real friendships it was a huge change. I still struggle with it because it is not familiar ground." - Bonnie St. John

"To govern is to choose. To appear to be unable to choose is to appear to be unable to govern." - Nigel Lawson

"To be an American and unable to play baseball is comparable to being a Polynesian and unable to swim." - John Cheever

"Hell is the suffering of being unable to love." - J D Salinger

"Unable to function as plants, we must serve as manure." - Edward Conze

"Believe me, Germany is unable to wage war." - David Lloyd George

"Having been unable to strengthen justice, we have justified strength." - Blaise Pascal

"One unable to dance blames the unevenness of the floor." - Proverbs

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality." - Emily Dickinson

"Human beings seem unable to live without war, but they are also unable to live without love." - Arundhati Roy

"For any species to change, if they are unable and are unwilling to do so - I might, for example, have suggested to the dinosaurs that heavy armor and great size was a sinking ship, and that they do well to convert to mammal facilities - it would not lie in my power or desire to reconvert a reluctant dinosaur." - William S Burroughs

"Most people are unable to write because they are unable to think, and they are unable to think because they congenitally lack the equipment to do so, just as they congenitally lack the equipment to fly over the moon." - H L Mencken

"The evil which assails us is not in the localities we inhabit but in ourselves. We lack strength to endure the least task, being incapable of suffering pain, powerless to enjoy pleasure, impatient with everything. How many invoke death when, after having tried every sort of change, they find themselves reverting to the same sensations, unable to discover any new experience." - Seneca the Younger

"Being on the run, having to change the way that you do business, being unable to plan in a safe and secure environment, always looking over your shoulder, knowing that some day somebody's going to knock on your door and it's going to be your last." - John Abizaid

"I am learning that if I just go on accepting the framework for life that others have given me, if I fail to make my own choices, the reason for my life will be missing. I will be unable to recognize that which I have the power to change." - Liv Ullmann

"I literally cannot even. I can't even. I am unable to even. I have lost my ability to even. I am so unable to even." - Tyler Oakley

"Unable to attribute misfortune to chance, unable to accept their ultimate insignificance within the greater scheme, the people looked for monsters in their midst." - Bernard Beckett

"Mosts scientist are unable to arrive at a specific definition of biological evolution. "Biological evolution is... change in the properties of populations of organisms (you and me) that [happen during] the lifetime of a single individual. The changes in populations that are considered evolutionary are those that are inheritable via the genetic material from one generation to the next" - Douglas J. Futuyma

"Unable are the Loved to die For Love is Immortality, Nay, it is Deity - Unable they that love - to die For Love reforms Vitality Into Divinity." - Emily Dickinson

"Very depressed today. Unable to write a thing. Menacing gods. I feel outcast on a cold star, unable to feel anything but an awful helpless numbness." - Sylvia Plath

"For seven days she lay in bed looking sullenly at the ceiling as though resenting the death she had cultivated for so many years. Like some people who cannot vomit despite horrible nausea, she lay there unable to die, resisting death as she had resisted life, frozen with resentment of process and change." - William S Burroughs

"Of course I am very proud of being a Tory. Yes, in my head and in my heart I regard myself as a Tory. As I have said, I was born that way; I believe it is congenital. I am unable to change it. That is how I see the world... is the most un-Tory thing that can be conceived." - Enoch Powell

"One thing that has helped me personally in the past was to stop interfering with the people around me and getting frustrated when I couldn't change them. Instead of intrusion and passivity, may I suggest submission? Some people make the mistake of confusing "submission" with "weakness", whereas it is anything but. Submission is a form of peaceful acceptance of the terms of the universe, including the things we are currently unable to change or comprehend." - Elif Safak

"One thing that has helped me personally in the past was to stop interfering with the people around me and getting frustrated when I couldn't change them. Instead of intrusion and passivity, may I suggest submission? Some people make the mistake of confusing "submission" with "weakness", whereas it is anything but. Submission is a form of peaceful acceptance of the terms of the universe, including the things we are currently unable to change or comprehend." - Elif Safak

"One thing that has helped me personally in the past was to stop interfering with the people around me and getting frustrated when I could' change them. Instead of intrusion and passivity, may I suggest submission? Some people make the mistake of confusing "submission" with "weakness", whereas it is anything but. Submission is a form of peaceful acceptance of the terms of the universe, including the things we are currently unable to change or comprehend." - Elif Safak

"After I stopped dancing, I was unable to listen to beautiful music." - Suzanne Farrell

"It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth." - Seneca the Younger

"It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses." - Seneca the Younger

"Unable to love each other, the English turn naturally to dogs" - J. R. Ackerley

"I felt, and often still feel, unable to live up to the ideals I really hold," - Andrew Sullivan

"God created infinity, and man, unable to understand infinity, had to invent finite sets." - Gian-Carlo Rota

"Being unable to make people more reasonable, I preferred to be happy away from them" - Voltaire

"Unable to suppress love, the Church wanted at least to disinfect it, and it created marriage." - Charles Baudelaire

"To be unable to bear an ill is itself a great ill." - Wilfred Bion

"Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior" - Marilyn French

"What do we know to be important but are unable to measure?" - Marcus Buckingham

"You will not grow without attempting to do things you are unable to do." - Henry Cloud

"Unable to express will most likely to leave you feeling depressed." - Faisal Khokhar

"To be enlightened doesn't mean you end up stupefied and unable to function." - Tenzin Palmo

"has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading." - G M Trevelyan

"When we are unable to find tranquillity within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"To be unable to bear an ill is itself a great ill." - Bion of Borysthenes

"But a people unable to reform will not be able to preserve its old culture either." - Lu Xun

"When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Those unable to catalog the past are doomed to repeat it." - Daniel Handler

"I'm unable to ignore the gift that God gave me, so I'm going to sing." - Lisa Nicole Carson

"Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior." - Marilyn French

"Even God is said to be unable to use force against necessity." - Plato

"It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay." - Publilius Syrus

"A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself." - Marianne Moore

"What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Unable to make what is just strong, we have made what is strong just." - Blaise Pascal

"One is unable to notice something because it is always before one's eyes." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Except a man fear the Lord, he is unable to renounce sin." - Ambrose

"There are always suicides among people who are unable to say what they mean." - John Irving

"If Heaven and Earth are unable to persist, how could man?" - Laozi

"Newspaper : A device unable to distinguish between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilisation." - George Bernard Shaw

"The greatest source of discouragement is the conviction that one is unable to do something" - Maria Montessori

"If I am unable to make the gods above relent, I shall move hell." - Virgil

"One may be clogged with honey and unable to rise and fly." - Elizabeth Gaskell

"I get into a rut, unable to yank my mind out of it." - Sylvia Plath

"Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization." - George Bernard Shaw

"I, personally, am unable to accept any revealed religion, Christian or not." - Bronislaw Malinowski

"They walked along, two continents of experience and feeling unable to communicate." - William Golding

"My mind is very clear, but my heart is unable to understand." - Kim A-joong

"They call them fools, who are unable to resist the slightest chance love might exist." - Garth Brooks

"Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?" - Andre Gide

"A young man who is unable to commit a folly is already an old man." - Paul Gauguin

"If you are unable to meditate, chant your mantra or sing bhajans." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"When we are unable to receive, we deny someone else the pleasure of giving." - Paulo Coelho

"If we haven't a grouch against Fortune, we seem unable to avoid one against ourselves." - Winifred Holtby

"For me, the first sign of oncoming madness is that I'm unable to write." - Marya Hornbacher

"Most people are blinded by faith leaving them unable to see the truth that is science." - Harry Gordon Johnson

"That's Joe Biden right there - unbowed, unbroken and unable to stop talking." - John Mccain

"Security is the slogan for people who feel unable to function by their own means." - Zygmunt Bauman

"There may be said to be three sorts of lawyers, able, unable, and lamentable." - Robert Smith Surtees

"Newspapers are unable, seemingly, to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilisation." - George Bernard Shaw

"Are you then unable to recognize a sob unless it has the same sound as yours?" - Andre Gide

"The oppressor, who is himself dehumanized because he dehumanizes others, is unable to lead this struggle." - Paulo Freire

"A movie that is unable to elicit emotion isn't a movie." - Xavier Dolan

"Prepare for war, since you have been unable to endure a peace." - Scipio Africanus

"There may be said to be three sorts of lawyers, able, unable, and lamentable." - Robert Smith

"Your car goes where your eyes go. Lonliness is unable to survive without a willing host." - Garth Stein

"States are doomed when they are unable to distinguish good men from bad." - Antisthenes

"There are conditions worse than being unable to see, and that is imagining one sees." - L Ron Hubbard

"I love telling stories, and am almost entirely unable to keep a secret." - Ben Macintyre

"I really hated fighting people and hurting them, but felt unable to stop." - Jack Dee

"If Freddie Mac is unable to raise capital, it could spark a political and financial crisis." - Charles Duhigg

"Too many employers have said that they are unable to find skilled workers." - Dennis Hastert

"When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results." - Calvin Coolidge

"When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results." - Calvin Coolidge

"Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy." - Ambrose Bierce

"I am simply unable to understand the value placed by so many people upon great wealth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The Tories seem unable to make any impact north of the border." - Lucy Powell

"Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you." - Andre Gide

"Pity is the feeling of well-intentioned people who are unable to act." - Pramoedya Ananta Toer

"I have a particular affliction. I am unable to say a word I can't spell." - Jessye Norman

"Each civilization may choose one of two roads to travel, that is, either fret itself to death, or pet itself to death. And in the course of doing one or the other, it eats its way into the Universe, turning cinders and flinders of stars into toilet seats, pegs, gears, cigarette holders and pillowcases, and it does this because, unable to fathom the Universe, it seeks to change that Fathomlessness into Something Fathomable." - Stanislaw Lem

"I cannot tell if what the world considers 'happiness' is happiness or not. All I know is that when I consider the way they go about attaining it, I see them carried away headlong, grim and obsessed, in the general onrush of the human herd, unable to stop themselves or to change their direction. All the while they claim to be just on the point of attaining happiness." - Zhuangzi

"I cannot tell if what the world considers "happiness" is happiness or not. All I know is that when I consider the way they go about attaining it, I see them carried away headlong, grim and obsessed, in the general onrush of the human herd, unable to stop themselves or to change their direction. All the while they claim to be just on the point of attaining happiness." - Zhuangzi

"The suffering of either sex - of the male who is unable, because of the way in which he was reared, to take the strong initiating or patriarchal role that is still demanded of him, or of the female who has been given too much freedom of movement as a child to stay placidly within the house as an adult - this suffering, this discrepancy, this sense of failure in an enjoined role, is the point of leverage for social change." - Margaret Mead

"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

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

"To change everything, simply change your attitude." - Eric Hoffer

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

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

"Change before you're forced to change." - Roger Goodell

"We must change to master change." - Lyndon B Johnson

"The scariest things about starting up is the inability to see, to be snobbish, to be unable to understand what is going on, as well as to be unable to keep up with pace." - Jack Ma

"When something goes wrong, what's the best course of action? To change your direction. The word repentance means to stop going one direction (your own way) and turn toward the right direction (God's way). Your past may be a part of who you are, but it certainly doesn't have to define your future. Or if you feel stuck and unable to change directions and move toward God, think of this transformation another way. The Bible says that God is the Potter and we are his clay (Jer. 18:2-6)." - Craig Groeschel

"Permitted to inhabit neither the realm of the ideal nor the realm of the real, to be neither aspiration nor companion, beauty comes to us like a fugitive bird unable to fly, unable to land." - Elaine Scarry

"We are often unable to tell people what they need to know because they want to know something else." - George Macdonald

"All profound distraction opens certain doors. You have to allow yourself to be distracted when you are unable to concentrate." - Julio Cortazar

"An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original." - Jean Cocteau

"The manager is to be blamed who distributes parts to his players which they are unable to act." - Franz Schubert

"At forty my faculties may have closed up like flowers at evening, leaving me unable to write my memoirs with a fitting and discreet inaccuracy, or, having written them, unable to carry them to the publisher." - James Thurber

"I will barnstorm American living rooms. Mainstream media will be unable to ignore me, but more importantly they will be unable to overlook the needs of average Americans in the run-up to the 2012 election." - Roseanne Barr

"Tendencies tend to change." - Carlos Gershenson

"Only a man unable to handle the actual world would create another one in which to hide." - Andrew Davidson

"Talking to yourself proves only one thing: you're still unable to tell the difference between good and bad company." - Guy Finley

"Tally turned away. Five minutes was suddenly too long to stand here, eyes burning, unable to cry." - Scott Westerfeld

"There's something called the physiology of forgiveness. Being unable to forgive other people's faults is harmful to one's health." - Herbert Benson

"Loquacity, n. A disorder which renders the sufferer unable to curb his tongue when you wish to talk." - Ambrose Bierce

"Modern economic thinking...is peculiarly unable to consider the long term and to appreciate man's dependence on the natural world." - E F Schumacher

"I was quite unable to make any white metal alloy hard enough to be made into powder by my machinery" - Henry Bessemer

"Most human beings know only the language of exploitation. Due to their selfishness, they are unable to consider others." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"When being unable to differentiate a good from a bad decision:it has become time to follow your heart." - Mac Miller

"It was her [Cassandra's] fate always to know the disaster that was coming and be unable to avert it." - Edith Hamilton

"It's not always easy to stand aside and be unable to do anything except record the sufferings around one." - Robert Capa

"If you are unable to understand the cause of a problem it is impossible to solve it." - Naoto Kan

"The Obama administration is on notice - they will not be allowed to regulate what they have been unable to legislate." - Fred Upton

"I was quite unable to make any white metal alloy hard enough to be made into powder by my machinery." - Henry Bessemer

"How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves?" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'." - Charles Simmons



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