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  • The ability to change one's views without losing one's seat is the mark of a great politician. -- Mo Udall
  • The ability to change constantly and effectively is made easier by high-level continuity. -- Michael Porter
  • Amazon has well passed any expectations of its ability to change distribution and marketing. -- Eric Schmidt
  • The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. -- Albert Einstein
  • The most important survival ability for any life form is the ability to change. -- Frank Herbert
  • We may not have the ability to change all of the world's wrongs, but we can make a difference where we are. -- Dillon Burroughs
  • It's clearly a crisis of two things: of consciousness and conditioning. We have the technological power, the engineering skills to save our planet, to cure disease, to feed the hungry, to end war; But we lack the intellectual vision, the ability to change our minds. We must decondition ourselves from 10,000 years of bad behavior. And, it's not easy. -- Terence McKenna
  • It's the sustained ability to change that really counts. -- Jeffrey R. Immelt
  • What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change. -- Madeleine Albright
  • Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular. -- Lisa Lutz
  • Once any of us conclude- 'That's just the way I am,' we give up our ability to change. -- Donald L. Hallstrom
  • The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value. -- Stephen Covey
  • Stress is something that's created in the mind, basically. It's how we look at things. So ovr greatest defense against stress is the ability to change ovr minds; to change ovr thinking. -- Goldie Hawn
  • Everyday God gives us the sun, and also the moment in wich have the ability to change everything that makes us unhappy. Our magic moment helps us to change and send us off in search of our dreams. -- Paulo Coelho
  • You have been created with the ability to change the world. Every single choice you make ... every single action you take ... matters. But remember, the converse is also true. Every choice you do not make ... every action you do not take ... matters just as much. -- Andy Andrews
  • I know that books I have written will still resonate in 50 years - particularly 'My Sister's Keeper.' It has sold three million copies in the States alone. I strongly feel that, as a novelist, you have a platform and the ability to change people's minds. -- Jodi Picoult
  • Science is actually, I think, a very creative venture. It requires thinking outside of the box. It requires an ability to be open to new experiences and an ability to change course in the middle, try a different path, or go about things in a new way. -- Cara Santa Maria
  • The ability to change one's mind is probably a key characteristic of the successful investor. Dogmatic and rigid personalities rarely, if ever, succeed in the markets. The markets are a dynamic process, and sustained investment success requires the ability to modify and even change strategies as markets evolve. -- Jack D. Schwager
  • The test, surely, of a creed is not the ability of those who accept it to announce their faith; its test is its ability to change their behavior in the ordinary round of daily life. Judged by that test, I know no religion that has a moral claim upon the allegiance of men. -- Harold Laski
  • Wal-Mart's size and scale is so vast they literally have the ability to change the face of the entire country. If Wal-Mart were to make a decision tomorrow to refuse to sell a single product made with partially hydrogenated oils, for example, we'd probably see rates from heart disease decline a few years later. That's how powerful Wal-Mart is. -- Simon Sinek
  • When we know that the cause of something is in ourselves, and that we (ourselves) are one of the few things in the universe that we have the right and ability to change, we begin to get a sense of the choices we really do have, an inkling of the power we have, a feeling of being in charge... of our lives, of our future, of our dreams. -- Roger Delano Hinkins
  • What led me to be an actor is that I have a strange something in me that can drastically change the way I appear to the world. Growing up, I couldn't understand why people would always have different ideas of me - but because of that I became aware of how you can manipulate your own ability to change. And then I learned to make a career of it. -- Zooey Deschanel
  • Our only security is our ability to change. -- John Lilly
  • Often we talk about God's ability to change lives without fully understanding how to access that power. -- Erwin McManus
  • It seems as though our ability to change technology happens so quickly, and our ability to evolve as creatures is still very slow. -- Chuck Klosterman
  • Science of mind teaches you how to realize how much control you have over your own life. It teaches you that we have the ability to change our lives at any point we choose. -- Marla Gibbs
  • Recovery is not a gift from clinicians, but the responsibility of us all. We must become confident in our own ability to change our lives, we must give up being reliant on others doing everything for us. We must have the confidence to give up being ill so that we can start being recovered. -- Ronnie Coleman
  • Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. -- Stephen Hawking
  • You have the ability to change or create anything in your life, starting now. -- Hal Elrod
  • Fortunately women have the miraculous ability to change the meaning of their actions after the event. -- Milan Kundera
  • One of the things I'm proud of is my ability to change directions if something's not working. -- Billy Lawrence
  • The only thing more dangerous than a willingness to ignore the Law is an ability to change it. -- Robin Wasserman
  • The world is changeable, and its ability to change is so fragile that a single person can be responsible for it. -- A.J. Darkholme
  • Occult powers, on the other hand, are much wider-ranging. They involve the ability to change dimensional structures and the evolutionary path of sentient beings. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • Occult powers, on the other hand, are much wider-ranging. They involve the ability to change dimensional structures and the evolutionary path of sentient beings. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • I believe that we have the ability to change our lives using our imaginations. Imagination is a muscle"?the more you use it, the stronger it gets. -- Rodman Philbrick
  • I believe that we have the ability to change our lives using our imaginations. Imagination is a muscle - the more you use it, the stronger it gets. -- Rodman Philbrick
  • Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill. -- Stephen Hawking
  • I came into public life during the 1960s when a whole bunch of us believed in our ability to change the world. And we did a lot of things. -- John F. Kerry
  • I think art is the ability to change people with your work, to see things as they are and then create stories, images, and interactions that change the marketplace. -- Seth Godin
  • There is a real sense of anger among many people who are married that the government, any government, thinks it has the ability to change the definition of an institution like marriage. -- Philip Hammond
  • People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value. -- Stephen R. Covey
  • I have knowledge; I'm responsible. If I sit by and do nothing while I have the ability to change, to help, then I'm just as much a criminal as any. Power begets responsibility...You should know that. -- Brandon R. Chinn
  • Keep my eyes fixed on You, Lord. Help me to stop tinkering and realize my total inability to change. I look to You to change me and give me victory as I focus on Your friendly eyes looking lovingly at me. Amen. -- Aiden Wilson Tozer
  • Power, as human beings exercise power, to me means the ability to change: the ability to change oneself, the ability to change one's community. And the positive use of power is transformation of self and community toward a higher ideal, toward a healed world. -- Katharine Jefferts Schori
  • When did we begin to lose faith in our ability to effect change? -- Wynton Marsalis
  • When you're born again, your DNA changes. You have the ability to understand God's terms. -- Bill McCartney
  • The key to Turkey's success has been its ability to reinvent itself as times change. -- Stephen Kinzer
  • I believe in entrepreneurs. I believe in their ability to make positive change in the world. -- Jessica Jackley
  • Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are. -- Bryant McGill
  • Culture is our nature, and the ability to learn and change is our most important and fundamental instinct. -- Alison Gopnik
  • Change is the only constant in life. Ones ability to adapt to those changes will determine your success in life. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • Many people leave government disillusioned about its ability to achieve change and cynical about politicians. I left with rather opposite lessons. -- Geoff Mulgan
  • The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances. -- Stephen Bayley
  • Entrepreneurs have a great ability to create change, be flexible, build companies and cultivate the kind of work environment in which they want to work. -- Tory Burch
  • Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent. -- Nolan Ryan
  • Social media and the Internet haven't changed our capacity for social interaction any more than the Internet has changed our ability to be in love or our basic propensity to violence, because those are such fundamental human attributes. -- Nicholas A. Christakis
  • Maturity is the ability to live in peace with that which we cannot change. -- Ann Landers
  • Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat -- Steve Jobs
  • Power to me is having the ability to make a change in a positive way. -- Victoria Justice
  • Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • Peak performers see the ability to manage change as a necessity in fulfilling thier missions. -- Charles Garfield
  • The best antidote to stress is resilience... having the ability to respond to change or adversity proactively and resourcefully. -- Lauren Mackler
  • Each of us has the ability to act powerfully for change; together we can restore that ancient and sustaining harmony. -- David Suzuki
  • Agility is the ability to adapt and respond to change " agile organizations view change as an opportunity, not a threat. -- Jim Highsmith
  • The ability to stay calm and focused in the midst of change is what distinguishes great leaders from those just collecting a paycheck. -- Todd Stocker
  • When customers' expectations change faster than your willingness or ability to serve them, you can be sure they'll be someone else's customers soon. -- Ron Kaufman
  • Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world. -- Charles Eames
  • Today, our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Creativity is not merely about cute pictures drawn by kindergartners. It is about the ability to create new enterprises, organizations, and institutions that fundamentally change society. -- Michael Strong
  • Power is the ability to make change. -- Geneva Overholser
  • Change is never a matter of ability, it's always a matter of motivation. -- Tony Robbins
  • I am seeing strength in the ability of artistic expression to change our future. -- Ian Somerhalder
  • Never underestimate the ability of a small group of committed individuals to change the world. -- Margaret Mead
  • The instinct to survive will never change, neither will the human body's amazing ability to endure. -- Lofty Wiseman
  • You have the ability to quickly change your patterns of thought, and eventually... your life experience. -- Esther Hicks
  • It is your ability as a creative person to envision positive change that will make a difference. -- Patricia Johanson
  • Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them. -- Henry Steele Commager
  • Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are. -- Bryant McGill
  • Artists have the unique ability to tell stories. It's not charts and graphs that get people to change. -- lecrae
  • Sometimes our ability to accept what we can't change is tied to our willingness to change what we can. -- Bill Crawford
  • Ability to persevere begins with you, the individual. However, change is rarely easy. In fact, sometimes it is downright formidable. -- Paul G. Stoltz
  • We don't ask you to believe in our ability to bring change, rather, we ask you to believe in yours. -- Barack Obama
  • You have the ability and gifts to do whatever you want". It is your turn now to change the world. Yes we can! -- Barack Obama
  • I've come to see conspiracy theories as the refuge of those who have lost their natural curiosity and ability to cope with change. -- Kathleen Norris
  • I'M ASKING YOU TO BELIEVE... not just in my ability to bring about real change in Washington... I'm asking you to believe in yours. -- Barack Obama
  • American society has a remarkable ability to resist change, or to take whatever change has taken place and attempt to make it go away. -- Nora Ephron
  • Power properly understood is nothing but the ability to achieve purpose. It is the strength required to bring about social, political and economic change. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • What is terrifying is the ability, through mass brainwashing or propaganda, to change normal human instinct, which does not necessarily contain very much hatred. -- Antony Beevor
  • You are not here to fritter away your precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine. -- Og Mandino
  • In an increasingly non-linear economy, incremental change is not enough-you have to build a capacity for strategy innovation, one that increases your ability to recognize new opportunities. -- Gary Hamel
  • The advent of cellphones may, in the end, be no more relevant than the ability of laptops to change our written documents into ones using cool new fonts. -- Douglas Coupland
  • I don't think piracy is going to kill the music industry. But digital technology and the ability to download will change the packaging from CDs to a single-based business. -- Richard Parsons
  • Change will never happen if you lack the ability and courage to see yourself for who you really are. -- Bryant McGill
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