Tuesday June 15, 2004

Change

The following was my totally off the wall response to a writing prompt from Daily Writing Practice

Write about change

Things were all so different before everything changed.

There are 293 different ways to make change for a dollar.

Don't knock the weather. If it didn't change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn't start a conversation.
-- Kin Hubbard

"We have the power to choose and to exercise that power without giving control of it to situations. We cannot change anything but our own perspective and response, yet in that changing we change the world around us by becoming an instrument of insight and awareness."
-- Gail Pursell Elliott, "The Dignity and Respect Lady"

Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose
[ The more things change, the more they remain the same. ]

Every time I change the way I explain myself to myself, I have to rearrange the story of my life.
-- Mason Cooley, U.S. aphorist.

The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience.To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.
-- Aleister Crowley, British occultist.

Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin.
-- Denise McCluggage, U.S. race car driver

In the great and deep qualities of mind, heart, and soul, there is no change. Homer and Solomon speak to the same nature in man that is reached by Shakespeare and Lincoln. but in the accidents, the surroundings, the change is vast. All things now are mobile—movable.
-- Rutherford Birchard Hayes, U.S. president

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