Quotes containing word "change"

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Sell also: alter, alteration, commute, convert, deepen, exchange, interchange, modification, modify, shift, switch, transfer, variety, vary

Definitions and meanings of word "change"

• Noun: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; examples: "the change was intended to increase sales", "this storm is certainly a change for the worse", "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

• Noun: a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event; example: "he attributed the change to their marriage"

• Noun: the action of changing something; examples: "the change of government had no impact on the economy", "his change on abortion cost him the election"

• Noun: the result of alteration or modification; examples: "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs", "there had been no change in the mountains"

• Noun: the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due; example: "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"

• Noun: a thing that is different; example: "he inspected several changes before selecting one"

• Noun: a different or fresh set of clothes; example: "she brought a change in her overnight bag"

• Noun: coins of small denomination regarded collectively; example: "he had a pocketful of change"

• Noun: money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency; example: "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"

• Noun: a difference that is usually pleasant; examples: "he goes to France for variety", "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"

• Verb: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; examples: "She changed completely as she grew older", "The weather changed last night"

• Verb: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; examples: "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city", "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

• Verb: make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; examples: "her mood changes in accordance with the weather", "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

• Verb: lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; examples: "switch to a different brand of beer", "She switched psychiatrists", "The car changed lanes"

• Verb: change clothes; put on different clothes; example: "Change before you go to the opera"

• Verb: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; examples: "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?", "He changed his name", "convert centimeters into inches", "convert holdings into shares"

• Verb: give to, and receive from, one another; examples: "Would you change places with me?", "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

• Verb: change from one vehicle or transportation line to another; example: "She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

• Verb: become deeper in tone; examples: "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old", "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"

• Verb: remove or replace the coverings of; examples: "Father had to learn how to change the baby", "After each guest we changed the bed linens"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "change"

Barack Obama
6 quotes about change
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Born Friday 4 August 1961
Rahm Emanuel
3 quotes about change
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Born Sunday 29 November 1959
Kevin Kelly
6 quotes about change
American Editor
Born 1952
Alex Campbell
5 quotes about change
Canadian Politician
Born Friday 1 December 1933
Peter Garrett
7 quotes about change
Australian Politician, Musician, Activist, Environmentalist
Born Thursday 16 April 1953
Marcus Aurelius
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Thursday 26 April 121 A.D. - Thursday 17 March 180 A.D.
Jim Rohn
4 quotes about change
American Author, Businessman, Speaker
Wednesday 17 September 1930 - Saturday 5 December 2009
Georgios A. Papandreou
5 quotes about change
Greek Politician
Born Monday 16 June 1952
Carlos Ghosn
2 quotes about change
Brazilian Businessman
Born Tuesday 9 March 1954
Benjamin Disraeli
3 quotes about change
British Statesman
Friday 21 December 1804 - Tuesday 19 April 1881
Bill Gates
4 quotes about change
American Businessman
Born Friday 28 October 1955

Art, a book, a painting, a song, can definitely inspire change, whether it's a small change or a big change but you know there's novels I've read or a scene in a film that I've seen where I definitely inspired something and made a change or addressed an issue in my life or done something cliche like make a phone call.

Rose Byrne

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People are talking about the Internet as though it is going to change the world. It's not going to change the world. It's not going to change the way we think, and it's not going to change the way we feel.

Peter Davison

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You don't implement change easily in Japan unless you explain very clearly why you need to do this change, how you're going to do this change and what's going to be the outcome of this change. If you offset or you forget to explain one of these three steps you're not going to do it.

Carlos Ghosn

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If the President says, oh, Washington's got to change, and people are doubting whether my change can really happen, I think instead what the public's begun to see is the change they're seeing is not the change they voted for.

Eric Cantor

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For people who have... had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me.

Casey Affleck

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Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.

William Pollard

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But just as haste and restlessness are typical of our present-day life, so change also takes place more rapidly than before. This applies to change in the relationships between nations as it does to change within an individual nation.

Gustav Stresemann

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Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.

Samuel Johnson

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I had no real education because I was in and out of schools so I decided that I would completely change my look, change my image, change my name and move to New York.

Morgan Brittany

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I can't change history, I don't want to change history. I can only change the future. I'm working on that.

Boris Becker

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If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.

Eldridge Cleaver

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We must carefully examine change so that we are able to discard those aspects of change which would be detrimental to our way of life, and, at the same time, take advantage of those aspects of change which will enhance and improve our quality of life.

Alex Campbell

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I can tell jokes. I can talk to the audience. I can relax. I can change my songs whenever I want. I can change the tempos. I can change the mood, because I'm in charge.

Robert Goulet

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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.

George C. Wallace

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It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job.

Herman Cain

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Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.

An Wang

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Now we're in the midst of not just advocating for change, not just calling for change - we're doing the grinding, sometimes frustrating work of delivering change - inch by inch, day by day.

Barack Obama

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It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

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If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

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Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw

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