If youre in a bad situation dont

If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change.  If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry it’ll change.  ~John A. Simone, Sr.

No two men ever judged alike of

No two men ever judged alike of the same thing, and it is impossible to find two opinions exactly similar, not only in different men but in the same men at different times.  ~Michel MontaigneCAM

It is not the strongest of species

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.  ~Author unknown, commonly misattributed to Charles Darwin

Without accepting the fact that everything changes

Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure.  But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it.  Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.  ~Shunryu Suzuki

Those who expect moments of change to

Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history.  ~Joan Wallach ScottHistory in Crisis? The Others’ Side of the Story, American Historical Review, June 1989; sh

What can we take on trust in

What can we take on trust
in this uncertain life? Happiness, greatness,
pride – nothing is secure, nothing keeps.
~Euripides, HecubaWLBUQ

All changes even the most longed for

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.  ~Anatole France

Nothing that is can pause or stay

Nothing that is can pause or stay;
The moon will wax, the moon will wane,
The mist and cloud will turn to rain,
The rain to mist and cloud again,
Tomorrow be today.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The circumstances of the world are so

The circumstances of the world are so variable that an irrevocable purpose or opinion is almost synonymous with a foolish one.  ~William H. SewardCUL

He that will not apply new remedies

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.  ~Francis Bacon, "On Innovation," Essays, 1597SS