Some of their best songs don't have bridges and choruses. So that made me think I should trust my instincts. My songs were okay, I figured. I didn't need to change anything.
A lot of players are slow to change, you're playing good,( you think) why do I want to mess with that ? It takes a lot of testing, a lot of practice and observation of the ball, especially under competitive circumstances, to realize this is a better product and I need to start using it.
Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
Courage changes things for the better...[With courage you can] stay with something long enough to succeed at it, realizing that it usually takes two, three or four times as long to succeed as you thought or hoped.
Nothing ever is, everything is becoming.
You cannot go into the same water twice.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
Resistance, which is the function of conservatism, is essential to orderly advance.
Those persons are happiest in this restless and mutable world who are in love with change, who delight in what is new simply because it differs from what is old; who rejoice in every innovation, and find a strange alert pleasure in all that is, and that has never been before.
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
If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.
One thing we know for sure is that change is certain, progress is not.
A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.
It is a dangerous thing to reform anyone.
Always! That is the dreadful word ... it is a meaningless word, too.
Science is out of the reach of morals, for her eyes are fixed upon eternal truths. Art is out of the reach of morals, for her eyes are fixed upon things beautiful and immortal and ever-changing.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
Everything is transient. Everything is constantly changing. The only thing we have is now.
Typically, people who exercise start eating better and becoming more productive at work. They smoke less and show more patience with colleagues and family. They use their credit cards less frequently and say they feel less stressed. It's not completely clear why. But for many people, exercise is a keystone habit that triggers widespread change.
Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.
Nothing is more dangerous to men than a sudden change of fortune.