You do have to change things as warfare changes.
My kid could get a bad X-ray and I could get a call from the doctor saying I have something growing in my bum and that would change my perspective on everything instantaneously on what is and what is not important.
What creates freedom? A revolution in the streets? Mass protest? Civil war? A change of government? The ousting of the old guard and its replacement by the new? History more often than not shows that hopes raised by such events are often dashed sooner rather than later.
Europe is dying. That is one of the unsayable truths of our time. We are undergoing the moral equivalent of climate change and no one is talking about it.
Most of what needs to be changed in the euro zone can be done without treaty changes. The demand for treaty change is as political as it is legal and I don't think it's going to happen soon.
Much can and must be done by governments but they cannot of themselves change lives.
I don't want to clip on the armour every morning. I've seen some politicians do this and they get a bit mangled and bitter. I just refuse to do that. I refuse to be angry or bitter or complain and I remain open. I may sometimes be a bit too open but I'm not going to change that one bit.
Governments cannot make marriages or turn feckless individuals into responsible citizens. That needs another kind of change agent.
I'd be happy to be taken as a woman - and that's what I was initially trying to do when I started throwing on dresses and stuff. But that wasn't going to happen because everyone kept calling me sir. So I thought I'd change the method and just start wearing what I wanted to wear.
The Howard Hughes I knew began to change after his plane crash in 1941.
A leopard does not change his spots or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit.
Change is not a destination just as hope is not a strategy.
I wrote seven Myron Bolitar novels in a row and I never want to write a Myron book where he just solves a crime. Every one of them I want to be personal and I want him to grow and change. The problem with that is it makes the series limited you can't write a series where a guy is always going through some kind of crisis.
If you don't like the way the world is you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
It's better to get smart than to get mad. I try not to get so insulted that I will not take advantage of an opportunity to persuade people to change their minds.
We have no reason to think that climate change is harmful if you look at the world as a whole. Most places in fact are better off being warmer than being colder. And historically the really bad times for the environment and for people have been the cold periods rather than the warm periods.
Styles like everything else change. Style doesn't.
I had a very insightful friend who warned me back when I stopped reading scripts 'It's easier to change directions while you're still moving.' If you stop it's harder to get started again. I still don't think I made the wrong decision but he was right.
Injuries obviously change the way you approach the game.
We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet we all know that life experiences do change us.
Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen.
There are those people who are in your corner no matter what you can't do any wrong even when you do wrong. And then there are those people that no matter what you do they are going to dislike you and that's not going to change.
I do genuinely believe that the political system is not linear. When it reaches a tipping point fashioned by a critical mass of opinion the slow pace of change we're used to will no longer be the norm. I see a lot of signs every day that we're moving closer and closer to that tipping point.
I'd say that after my father passed my writing changed it went deeper. Most would say 'matured' but I don't think I'd use that word in relation to my progress. I think 'change' is a little more accurate.
The Bush-Cheney administration had betrayed some basic American values. So there was hunger for change.
Sometimes when we are generous in small barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.
You know Motorcycle Diaries has no incredible stories no sudden plot twists it doesn't play that way. It's about recognizing that instance of change and embracing it.
I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says the book won't change. It is written.
And I do believe that the way to change a society to uplift people - not just their spirit but to uplift their society and economic base - is through education.
I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
Obama has no power to change American policy because there are people who specialize in drawing these policies which have been and still are hostile towards Islam.
If you continually write and read yourself as a fiction you can change what's crushing you.
Worry is a useless mulling over of things we cannot change.
But I think it's more that when you're young you're invincible you're immortal - or at least you think you are. The possibilities are limitless you're inventing the future. Then you get older and suddenly you have a history. It's fixed. You can't change anything. I find that a bit disturbing to be honest.
Whoever is content with the world and who profits from its lack of justice does not want to change it.
I was born left-handed but I was made to use my other hand. When I was writing 'Famished Road ' which was very long I got repetitive stress syndrome. My right wrist collapsed so I started using my left hand. The prose I wrote with my left hand came out denser so later on I had to change it.
Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid or to change to a belief in anything else.
I don't change. The things around me change.
There are many challenges there are many obstacles let us try to change the obstacles to advantages.
So I think it's - what was important to me is that I found that I can't change the fact that people already have made an opinion about me. But I don't think that should stop me from trying to correct some of the misperceptions that are out there.
Finishing food is about the tiny touches. In the last seconds you can change everything.
Change brings opportunities. On the other hand change can be confusing.
You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don't balance the budget we don't pay them.
The only way to change is to vote. People are responsible.
No foreigner has a place asking another people another country to change their constitution.
One of the things I've always personally tried to stress with this band was to have some kind of visual aspect and to be consistent with it - like not to change.
I'm definitely open to change but at the same time I am quite stubborn.
Christians should be ready for a change because Jesus was the greatest changer in history.
I wouldn't change one thing about my professional life and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes.
Well... I had braces and I had to wear headgear! I loved my braces actually. For me they were like a piece of jewelry! Instead of the silver or pewter I had gold braces. It was so much fun I loved them. I got to change the colors and stuff and I had the rubber bands.
If I have to change my lifestyle I don't want to live.
As far as friendships go things change even without the fame. People start moving on. I have a few friends that are married and are starting to have kids and I'm like 'Oh my goodness gracious - that's so insane.' I also have friends who are just doing their own thing which is cool.
I think I can change the game.
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
I like the way my heart beats I like the way I think I don't need or want anything to change that.
Is there any wonder why we are in such big trouble? Any question why the people don't trust their government anymore and demand a change?
I am artistic so I reserve the right to change my mind at any point. I just like to do different things. What is more important than the name is that people know that I really like acting I enjoy it and I want people to know that I am serious.
When I'm bored or tired of being blonde I'll throw on a wig. It's a lot less of a permanent way to change your look and I have about 10 - all different colors shapes bobs long hair short feathered.
On the political front of course it's a zero-sum game. If it's all white males holding positions you bring 10 women in then it's 'Women are coming!' Get 10 blacks and it's 'Blacks are coming!' 'Hispanics are coming!' Zero-sum game. The seatmates might change but the chairs don't move. In the economy the number of chairs can actually increase.
We are like a woman with a difficult pregnancy. We have to rebuild the social classes in Egypt and we must change the way things were.
You must change in order to survive.
Too many people just eat to consume calories. Try dining for a change.
We may think there is willpower involved but more likely... change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.
Aside from my work in my everyday private life I'm not a very adventureous person. I don't look for change.
If your life changes we can change the world too.
When characters change on screen it makes you feel better about yourself. You think 'Oh I change too I'm constantly becoming a better person.'
I am going to get political on you. Because I am the most shallow person in the world my mission is to see men's formal wear change a little bit. It is too rigid! Everybody looks like a penguin!
As far as I was concerned either I was a homosexual or I wasn't so making films would change nothing.
I'm a role model now. I didn't know I was gonna have 13-year-old fans so I've tried to change a few things here and there. But I also know that the girls don't want me to be Miley Cyrus either.
Look at all the buses now that want exact change exact change. I figure if I give them exact change they should take me exactly where I want to go.
I thought well you might see curves there but that's just a bone - so even if I lose weight that's not going to change anything. That's how I look. That's my shape. Do the math.
Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change.
When you have a tough loss go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am.
When you have that window of opportunity called a crisis move as quickly as you can get as much done as you can. There's a momentum for change that's very compelling.
I was advised by an American agent when I was about 19 to change my surname.
Everything can change at any moment suddenly and forever.
I moved to New York last year and I love it. It's a huge change and I've always wanted to spend time there. It's like a more intense London and everything's up a few notches. The lights are brighter the pace is faster and the food's better.
The world will change for the better when people decide they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is and decide to change themselves.
There was a great complexity to my father. He was a devoted family man. But in the same breath he simply was not suited to an anchored life. He should have been somebody who had a backpack an old map a bit of change in his pocket and that was it - roaming the world.
We may need to change the way we think. As in Israel I think there should be a mandatory draft where you go away for the service of your country for three years.
I always get bored with my hair. That's why I would always change it throughout my career.
Really each era has its own false nostalgia. We all put a picket fence up around something. For my generation it was the '50s and for other generations it will be something else. Change is scary for everyone as is complexity contradiction and an uncertain future.
I'm not going to change the world overnight. It's one person at a time and hopefully they're people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really truly embrace colorblind casting.
The reality of split government puts a premium on creativity within the administration. President Obama needs to put the right people in charge of the agencies and then have them push the bounds of administrative power to change policy through those agencies. President Obama has a pretty good track record of this.
One-third of Americans have already been forced to change their lifestyle because their disposable income is gone. A guy can't go to the corner bar after a rough day at work to have a beer that's gone to oil!
One of the most important things that I did to turn my life around was to realize and to accept that from this minute that's all we have. Everything that happened behind us we cannot change so you might as well look to the future.
Imagine if the pension funds and endowments that own much of the equity in our financial services companies demanded that those companies revisit the way mortgages were marketed to those without adequate skills to understand the products they were being sold. Management would have to change the way things were done.
I always try to keep the circumstances in my life fresh. I like to change the physical environment I live in change the people around me and try to experience things for the first time. I think that keeps one on their toes creatively and spiritually.
You know who is against democracy in the Middle East? The husbands. They got used to their way of life. Now the traditional way of life must change. Everybody must change. If you don't give equal rights to women you can't progress.
To be in a situation where you have no rights whatsoever is something I wish everybody could experience. People's attitudes would change. It would be a better place.
I'm all about change and I know things are going to move forward in life and that's just how it goes.
Just because you liked something as a youngster doesn't mean you have to like it as an adult. You can change your taste a little bit on the sweets and things like that.
I think your alcohol intake has to change. You know usually a big person feels they can drink anything they want to and as much as they want to and I've cut that way back.
I think if there's any difference between me and a traditional CEO it's that I've been unwilling to change myself or shape my personality around what's expected.
You have to come in and be that character when you walk into the room. That's what one of my first acting teachers taught me. You know don't go in there being Jennifer and then expect to flip and change because they're not going to have that imagination.
If you actually want to change your world there is a better way of doing it than blowing yourself up.
I don't think anything changes until ideas change. The usual American viewpoint is to believe that something is wrong with the person.
The problem with being sure that God is on your side is that you can't change your mind because God sure isn't going to change His.
I don't think we're yet evolved to the point where we're clever enough to handle a complex a situation as climate change. The inertia of humans is so huge that you can't really do anything meaningful.
Geological change usually takes thousands of years to happen but we are seeing the climate changing not just in our lifetimes but also year by year.
The politicians always told us that the Cold War stand-off could only change by way of nuclear war. None of them believed that such systemic change was possible.
There are women who make things better there are women who change things there are women who make things happen who make a difference. I want to be one of those women.
You know for 300 years it's been kind of the same. There are restaurants in New Orleans that the menu hasn't changed in 125 years so how is one going to change or evolve the food?
One of the things I like enormously about Bob Weinstein is that that he's the only studio head I have ever known who will change his mind and say he was wrong.
News reports don't change the world. Only facts change it and those have already happened when we get the news.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I'm angry. The question is going to be how do you change Albany what is the plan for change and then how do you actually get it done?
Even before he came to power in 1997 Gordon Brown promised to change the accounts to parliament from simple litanies of cash in and cash out to a more commercial system that took notice of the public property the departments were using. This system is known as resource accounting.
If you want to change the way your banking system is regulated if you want to learn the mistakes of what's gone wrong then you have to change your government.
In politics there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers and then there are those like John McCain who use their careers to promote change.
As somebody who in my second marriage insisted on a prenuptial agreement I can also testify that sometimes it is an act of love to chart the exit strategy before you enter the union in order to make sure that not only you but your partner as well knows that there will be no World War III should hearts and minds for any sad reason change.
Sureness is something like a neck brace which we clamp around our lives hoping to somehow protect ourselves from the frightening constant whiplash of change. Sadly the brace doesn't always hold.
The experience of being in space didn't change my perspective of myself or of the planet or of life. I had no spiritual experience.
President Obama's version of America is a divided one - pitting us against each other based on our income level gender and social status. His policies have failed! We are not better off than we were 4 years ago and no rhetoric bumper sticker or campaign ad can change that.
When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.
I've always looked the same. Since I was a child I hated having to deal with my hair. I hated having to change my clothes. As a kid I had a sailor shirt and the same old corduroy pants and that's what I wanted to wear everyday.
One of the big questions in the climate change debate: Are humans any smarter than frogs in a pot? If you put a frog in a pot and slowly turn up the heat it won't jump out. Instead it will enjoy the nice warm bath until it is cooked to death. We humans seem to be doing pretty much the same thing.
I don't think the Palestinian people or Afghan children or some other things I'm concerned about are at the top of other people's agendas - not right now when America is going through such a recession and people are suffering across the board financially. But I think all that will change.
Maybe more climate activists will think about the climate change not as an international problem to be resolved in an air-conditioned meeting hall but as a guerilla war to be fought in the streets.
I mean I think we're put here on earth to make your own destiny to begin with. I don't think there's anything you can do this way or that way to change anything.
Ever since the collapse of cap and trade legislation and the realization that President Obama is unlikely to ever utter the words 'climate change' in public again much less use the bully pulpit to prepare the nation for the catastrophic risks of inaction the movement has been in a funk.
Every day I'm thinking about change.
What's certain is that a totalitarian enclave like Cuba's can't continue to exist so change will definitely come there eventually.
Climate change is a global issue - from the point of view of the Earth's climate a molecule of CO2 emitted in Bejing is the same as a molecule emitted in Sydney.
If you are interested enough in the climate crisis to read this post, you probably know that 2 degrees Centigrade of warming (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) is the widely acknowledged threshold for "dangerous" climate change.
Sometimes we look for those thunderous things to happen in our life for our lives to change or go in the other direction. We seek the miracle. We seek the parting of the seas the moving of the mountains. But no it's a quiet thing. At least for me it was.
Geoengineering - the deliberate large-scale manipulation of the earth's climate to offset global warming - is a nightmare fix for climate change.
We have to raise the consciousness the only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term his biggest failure was climate change.
If left unchecked global change will create violent conflict torrential storms shrinking coastlines and irreversible catastrophe.
Bill Gates is a relative newcomer to the fight against global warming but he's already shifting the debate over climate change.
There is danger in reckless change but greater danger in blind conservatism.
You have a dramatic portion of your television program and you treat it dramatically and then you have a comedic portion of your program and you treat it differently. Why do you change who are between the two pieces? You're the same person. Just go.
Redemption just means you just make a change in your life and you try to do right versus what you were doing which was wrong.
I am a type-2 diabetic and they took me off medication simply because I ate right and exercised. Diabetes is not like a cancer where you go in for chemo and radiation. You can change a lot through a basic changing of habits.
I have to change a lot of things before I become a good marathon runner.
Change is one of my favourite words.
Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
I think happiness comes from self-acceptance. We all try different things and we find some comfortable sense of who we are. We look at our parents and learn and grow and move on. We change.
People lose people we lose things in our life as we're constantly growing and changing. That's what life is is change and a lot of that is loss. It's what you gain from that loss that makes life.
People naturally change a lot during their 20s so my songs reflect that progression.
My mom was always saying: 'Be whatever you want to be but stick with it. Don't waver. Don't change who you are for anybody.'
We are all revolutionaries now addicts of change.
I don't think I'm really open to having Washington change me.
This nation has always struggled with how it was going to deal with poor people and people of color. Every few years you will see some great change in the way that they approach this. We've had the war on poverty that never really got into waging a real war on poverty.
I don't allow anybody to change me. I still walk outta my house in rollers and I take walks. I do not care what people think.
In true dialogue both sides are willing to change.
Some people call it global warming some people call it climate change. What is the difference?
People can undergo a sudden change of thinking and loyalties under threat of death or intense social pressure and isolation from friends and family.
From year to year environmental changes are incremental and often barely register in our lives but from evolutionary or geological perspectives what is happening is explosive change.