Staring off into
the vastness of space
Looks all the same to me
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Change is good
tends to get
Then you have
stuck in a rut
which can suck.
To change and to change for the better are two different things.
– German proverb
A man stopped me
on the street, and
asked me; “Sir,
could you change
a ten?” “I sure
can.” I took out
a black felt tip
pen, and put on
a mustache on
“Here you go.”
He said, “I wanted
to know if you had
change for a $10.00
bill, not deface it.”
“Oh” I say to the
man. Silly me.
Then he called
me an asshole.
“Yup” I told
him, and have
Fictional short story.
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death. – Buddha
“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”
“Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.”
– George Bernard Shaw
“Only idiots refuse to change their minds.”
– Brigitte Bardot
“To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.”
– George Santayana
“A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.”
– Winston Churchill
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t
change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”
– Maya Angelou
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. -George Santayana
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It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.
Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good
with goodness.Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest, and
be also honest to those who are not
honest. Thus honesty is attained.
Life belongs to the living, and he who
lives must be prepared for changes.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
— Bertolt Brecht
As all you wonderful followers have likely noticed, that yet again, I have changed my theme. Nothing ever stays the same with me. So with that said, change is good, and you call me unpredictable, and that’s a good thing.
All change is a miracle to contemplate; but it is a miracle which is taking place every instant. — Henry David Thoreau
I’m not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I’ve always been a freak. So I’ve been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I’m one of those people. — John Lennon
Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music. — Jimi Hendrix
I changed the name of my blog. It is something I’ve been wanting to do for sometime. For the past 2-3 days, I was jotting down different titles, and then went through the process of elimination. Friday night, I changed it to: “A Wandering Mind,” but after looking at it and thinking about it, changed it to : “A Pondering Mind.” So, “Don in Massachusetts” is history.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
– Stephen Hawking
“To change and to improve are two different things.”
– German Proverb
Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
– William S. Burroughs