Radical Change quotes:

  • For me, 'revolution' simply means radical change. -- Aung San Suu Kyi
  • The advancement of all sciences, especially where there has been such a radical change, have been attended with persecution. -- Daniel D. Palmer
  • Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience. -- Walter Lippmann
  • It's a pity that the tennis is really going down the drain. Every year it's getting worse and worse and worse. There has to be a radical change, and I hope it will be really soon. -- Marat Safin
  • Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious. -- Caroline Knapp
  • Hope is essential to any political struggle for radical change when the overall social climate promotes disillusionment and despair. -- bell hooks
  • Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable. They little know what radical changes are possible through prayer. -- Paramahansa Yogananda
  • If Obama wanted to make radical changes to America's health long-term, all he has to do is treble the price of sugar and salt. -- Jamie Oliver
  • To save the planet, we do not need miraculous technical breakthroughs, or vast amounts of capital. Essentially we need a radical change in our thinking and behaviour. -- Ted Trainer
  • Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society. -- Pope John Paul II
  • The human society is the extension of the individual. Therefore, if we really want a radical change, if we want a better world, we need to change individually. -- Samael Aun Weor
  • Radical changes of identity, happening suddenly and in very brief intervals of time, have proved more deadly and destructive of human values than wars fought with hardware weapons. -- Marshall McLuhan
  • You can't make radical changes in the pattern of your life until you see yourself exactly as you are now. As soon as you do that changes will flow naturally. -- Henepola Gunaratana
  • The US Constitution serves the same function as the British royal family: it offers a comforting symbol of tradition and continuity, thereby masking a radical change in the actual system of power. -- Joseph Sobran
  • Man's civility is lagging behind his technological ability. It could mean disaster and catastrophe for the whole world. We're all sinners, everyone of us, and a radical change is needed for all of us. -- Billy Graham
  • Those who expect radical changes in policy and direction are mistaken and lost. The government of the fourth republic will build on what was undertaken by previous governments and will continue with all good things. -- Jakaya Kikwete
  • Until a radical change takes place and we wipe out all nationalities, all ideologies, all religious divisions, and establish a global relationship - psychologically first, inwardly before organizing the outer - we shall go on with wars. -- Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • Each season brings a world of enjoyment and interest in the watching of its unfolding, its gradual harmonious development, its culminating graces-and just as one begins to tire of it, it passes away and a radical change comes, with new witcheries and new glories in its train. -- Mark Twain
  • As you get to the end of the project you want to run all the tests cases against one version and make sure that you know that that version passed everything. And so as you get late in the project you get a little more conservative about making radical changes to the software. -- Bill Gates
  • I was lucky enough to build on the work of a number of people who had already run laps around this theory-building track. The original classification scheme, years ago, distinguished radical from incremental change. The theory said that established firms managed incremental change well, but would be expected to founder when their industry encountered a radical change. -- Clayton Christensen
  • If cancer specialists were to admit publicly that chemotherapy is of limited usefulness and is often dangerous, the public might demand a radical change in direction-possibly toward unorthodox and nontoxic methods, and toward cancer prevention. ...The use of chemotherapy is even advocated by those members of the establishment who realize how ineffective and dangerous it can be. -- Ralph W. Moss
  • If the masses started to accept UFOs, it would profoundly affect their attitude towards life, politics, everything. It would threaten the status quo. Whenever people come to realize that there are larger considerations than their own petty lives, they are ripe to make radical changes on a personal level, which would eventually lead to a political revolution in society as a whole -- John Lennon
  • I believe there are huge numbers of people in this country who would be willing to have radical changes in our economic and social system in order to make it a more egalitarian society and do away with homelessness and hunger and clean up the environment. But these people have no voice. They have no way of expressing themselves. Elections give them no way of expressing themselves. -- Howard Zinn
  • The problem is that it takes physicians so long to accept a radical change. And the lag is unacceptable. -- Eric Topol
  • The time draws near, when a radical change must take place for the whole world in the management of diplomacy. -- Lajos Kossuth
  • Any radical change or trauma always makes for interesting subject matter, but then all stories deal, to some extent, with the disjuncture between past and present. -- Damon Galgut
  • And what's interesting about the hybrids taking off is you've now introduced electric motors to the automobile industry. It's the first radical change in automobile technology in 100 years. -- Chris Anderson
  • Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has - from industrial age to information age - there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change. -- Daniel Greenberg
  • 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
  • Tantra involves radical change, a change in states of awareness. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • No radical change on the plane of history is possible without crime. -- Hermann Graf Keyserling
  • Radical transformation of society requires personal and spiritual change first or at least simultaneously -- Sulak Sivaraksa
  • The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it. -- Ariel Durant
  • Every time I've made a radical change it's helped me feel buoyant as an artist -- David Bowie
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  • Nothing commends a radical change to an Englishman more than the belief that it is really conservative. -- H. A. L. Fisher
  • The most radical thing we can do is connect people to one another. That starts conversations toward a vision for change. -- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • I really feel strongly that we can make change for every person. And it will be radical in the person's life. -- Hillary Clinton
  • In life, the only thing of importance is a radical, total, and definitive change. The rest, frankly, is of no importance at all. -- Samael Aun Weor
  • God is kind, but he is not soft. He takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life change. -- Max Lucado
  • Only some radical change can divert the downward course of my spirit, some startling new place or people to arrest the drift, the drag. -- Tennessee Williams
  • The despair is there; now it's up to us to go in and rub raw the sores of discontent, galvanize them for radical social change. -- Saul Alinsky
  • Youth should be radical. Youth should demand change in the world. Youth should not accept the old order if the world is to move on. -- William Allen White
  • ...move from emphasis on personal lifestyle issues toward creating political paradigms and radical models of social change that emphasize collective as well as individual change. -- bell hooks
  • A real sacrifice involves a radical change in the character of a game which cannot be effected without foresight, fantasy, and the willingness to risk. -- Leonid Shamkovich
  • That, by the way, is perhaps the most ludicrous comment I've ever heard, that climate change is a bigger threat to our country than radical Islamic terrorism. -- Jeb Bush
  • people with a sense of fulfillment think it is a good world and would like to conserve it as it is, while the frustrated favor radical change. -- Eric Hoffer
  • The responsibility for change...lies within us. We must begin with ourselves, teaching ourselves not to close our minds prematurely to the novel, the surprising, the seemingly radical. -- Alvin Toffler
  • The shortest way to change a radical into a conservative, a liberal into a tyrant, a man into a beast, is to give him power over his fellows. -- Benjamin Tucker
  • To be a librarian is not to be neutral, or passive, or waiting for a question. It is to be a radical positive change agent within your community. -- R. David Lankes
  • However difficult it may be to accept what happens to us, one must understand that moments such as this give us the possibility for radical change in our behavior. -- Paulo Coelho
  • We will have to embark on a change so radical, a revolution so quiet and yet so total, that it will go far beyond the programme for a parliament -- Edward Heath
  • I want a change, and a radical change. I want a change from an acquisitive society to a functional society, from a society of go-getters to a society of go-givers. -- Peter Maurin
  • It's going to take from 40 to 118 years for the pay gap to close for women if we just go along with the status quo, so we need some serious, radical change. -- Patricia Arquette
  • The big change, the really radical change in communication, was in the late 19th century. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph is astronomical. Everything since then has been small increments, including the internet. -- Noam Chomsky
  • It's necessary, sometimes, for women to embrace the company of other women even more than might seem normal. But there is no normal in this world. Radical change is necessary to counterbalance what has occurred. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • Baseball has always been slow to accept change. Only through dire pressure can any radical change be accomplished. The move of the Giants and Dodgers from New York to California brought that pressure in abundance. -- Ford Frick