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The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

Related topics: Positive Attitude Choice Change

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the
very instant we are laughing.
- Allen Klein

 

God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
- Samuel Butler

Things alter for the worse spontaneously,
if they be not altered for the better designedly.
- Francis Bacon

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human
being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
- William James

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You know, there are many alter egos and Gorillaz is
a collective of alter egos,
really.
I think anyone who gets involved in it has to sort
of accept that nothing is really as it seems.
- Damon Albarn

When an action is once done, it is right or wrong for ever;
no accidental failure of its good or evil fruits can possibly alter that.
- William Kingdon Clifford

The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age,
but the idea is that you will never slack on the music
and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
- Joshua Homme

No change in the balance of political parties can alter
the general determination that no class should be excluded
from contributing to and sharing responsibility for the state.
- Gustav Stresemann

The luck will alter and the star will rise.
- John Masefield

Our species is on the verge of changes that will fundamentally
alter what it means to be human...
and we are the people driving that change.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall,
but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
- Lord Acton

Research has shown that even small amounts of processed
food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause
negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy.
- Marilu Henner

Time, which changes people, does not alter the image
we have retained of them.
- Marcel Proust

As a writer, you get to play, you get alter time,
you get to come up with the smart lines and the clever
comebacks you wish you'd thought of.
- Iain Banks

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
- William James

I think the motive is to establish in federal law the
personhood from conception forward and try and alter
the Constitution through statute.
- Zoe Lofgren

You cannot of yourself move your arm or alter your position,
situation, posture, do to other men good or evil,
or effect the least change in the world.
- Nicolas Malebranche

We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts,
for it is impossible to live one way and pray another.
- William Law

People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers.
It does not alter the immorality of the act when the
income transfer is carried out by government.
- Cal Thomas

So a lot of me is still a little kid,
and I think that kind of helps alter my sense of reality -
it makes me able to just become Belle every single night.
- Christy Romano

The basis of our political system is the right of the
people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
- George Washington

Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter.
- Nadine Gordimer

Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure,
but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions
so that they are most favorable to you.
- William Frederick Book

Of Adam and Eve: They had what they wanted.
That they did not like it when they got it does not
alter the fact that they certainly got it.
- Charles Williams

There can be no equality or opportunity if men and
women and children be not shielded in their lives from
the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter,
control, or singly cope with.
- Woodrow Wilson

No passion in the world is equal to the passion to
alter someone else's draft.
- H. G. Wells

Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.
- William James

So often we try to alter circumstances to suit ourselves,
instead of letting them alter us, which is what they are meant to do.
- Mother Maribel

Genocide is an attempt to exterminate a people,
not to alter their behavior.
- Jack Schwartz

When friends asked me, Can we help? I'd say,
Not unless you can alter time, speed up the harvest
or teleport me off this rock.
I used that line from Star Wars.
- Charlie Sheen

Science progresses best when observations force us
to alter our preconceptions.
- Vera Rubin

Our life is what our thoughts make it.
A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people,
things and other people will alter towards him.
- James Allen

It's not my job to try and alter the director's style -
he's in charge,
and I'll always give him my trust.
- Ewan McGregor

Art doesn't alter things.
It points things out, but it doesn't alter them.
It can't, no matter what a painter wants to do.
- Arthur Boyd

Characters do not change.
Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year,
must alter; he must seek new literary influences;
he will have different emotions to express.
- T. S. Eliot

You can't get an actor to do something that is beyond his range,
so you have to be aware of the range of the actor and,
if necessary, alter the part to suit the actor.
- John Boorman

There are two ways of meeting difficulties:
you alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them.
- Phyllis Bottome

I pick out young people and teach them in less time
than it would take me to alter the methods of people from the boards,
and I get actors who look the parts they have to fill.
- D. W. Griffith

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human
beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
- Lee Iacocca

True terror is a language and a vision.
There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts,
and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways
that writers used to aspire to.
- Don DeLillo

I think that many of my ideas are correct,
but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries
will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas
I have about human evolution.
- Donald Johanson

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes,
our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions,
they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
- John Adams

The problem with fame is that you get frozen in one
frame and nothing you can do can alter the nature.
- Jerry Rubin

Hope and fear cannot alter the season.
- Chogyam Trungpa

The Germanic invasions in the West could not and did
not in any way alter this state of affairs.
- Henri Pirenne

I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years;
and when recognition came at last,
it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.
- Ellen Glasgow

The greatest discovery of my generation is that man
can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
- James Truslow Adams

I think when I was two years old in the sandbox.
I think I formulated my basic philosophy there,
and I haven't really had to alter it very much ever since.
- Boyd Rice

There came a point in time when Michael was under a
great deal of pressure to alter the film in a way that
was just disturbing to him.
I had not seen the movie, yet.
He phoned me in July of '92 to look at his version.
- Madeleine Stowe

With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works,
but an architect has to put up with anything,
because he makes utility objects - the building is there to be used,
and times change.
- Arne Jacobsen

Those most likely to be raped or sexually assaulted
are young women between the ages of 16 and 24,
women with their whole lives ahead of them.
This one act of violence will alter their lives forever.
- Rosa DeLauro

To call something an 'enhanced interrogation technique'
doesn't alter the fact that we thought it was torture
when the Japanese used it on American prisoners,
we thought it was torture when the North Koreans used it,
we thought it was torture when the Soviets used it.
You know, it's almost the moral equivalent of saying
that rape is an enhanced seduction technique.
- Ted Koppel

Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego.
In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike.
But people do say that we sound alike.
Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny.
- Candace Bushnell

I thought that in general we in the United States were
too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might
alter what had been for a long time,
as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian
policies in respect to the rest of the world.
- David Bruce

Religion always remains higher than everyday life.
In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people,
religion must be able to alter its forms in relation
to the consciousness of modern man.
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

My personal life is the same.
At the end of the day, this is just a job.
I love what I do, and it's a great job.
But it's like my alter ego.
There's Chris Brown the singer.
And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock
boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
- Chris Brown

I didn't care about that because I'm not a diplomatic person to begin with.
I just went along with things and did what I wanted
to do because I knew they had to shoot their 12 pages a day.
And when they realized that I didn't alter the text
they really didn't mind what I did.
- William Devane

It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the
old school way of making films in the best way.
Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story.
You don't change and alter the story because of people
who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot.
- Michael Berryman

The well-known fact that the form of a specific substance,
e.g.
water, and hence its properties can alter without a
change in composition was disposed of by the formal view that a physical,
not a chemical, process was involved.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

You can alter movie singing so much because you go
into the recording studio and,
just technology for recording has gotten so good,
you can hold out a note and they can combine a note
from take 2 and a note from take 8.
- Anne Hathaway

I am not making spiteful assertions now but merely stating the facts-that,
for instance, among Hungarian generals there is such
a considerable percentage of men of German origin,
who of course had, in most cases, to alter their names
if they wanted to get anywhere.
- Heinrich Himmler

I had been warned not to get on a motorcycle,
sort of.
I think there is a clause in most general basic contracts
to keep yourself in one piece and not alter your looks
without telling them first.
- Charisma Carpenter

When I need the idea, I can find it immediately.
I have a horror of rewriting or deleting;
the parts of my composition are carried in my head
'till I can write them down,
even to the last note.
Then I do not alter a jot.
- Ruggero Leoncavallo

Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do,
nor desire what it forbids him to desire.
This is sufficient.
The skillful artist will not alter his measures for
the sake of a stupid workman.
- Mencius

Our Lord did not try to alter circumstances.
He submitted to them.
They shaped his life and eventually brought him to Calvary.
I believe we miss opportunities and lovely secrets
our Lord is waiting to teach us by not taking what comes.
- Mother Maribel

What an immense power over the life is the power of
possessing distinct aims.
The voice, the dress, the look, the very motion of a person,
define and alter when he or she begins to live for a reason.
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

We used to speak familiarly of an agent,
now do more, who was accustomed to manufacture evidence,
and to invent facts in his cases, or at least to alter
the aspects of facts to such an extent that they might fairly be viewed as new.
- George Combe


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