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So I really did stop and change what I saw I was about, and really try to put that principle into play as the center of everything - my friendships, my marriage, my career, my family, my way of being in the world. And that changed everything for me.
Much has changed since the end of the Cold War that augurs well for the survival of our nation.
When I see my staff take a step back because I've lost my cool about something food-related, I say never apologise for your standards. If someone doesn't meet them, then you should explain that and that you want it changed. I want my staff to be like that, too.
While the digital age has done so much to improve our world, it has dramatically changed our social structure, often further isolating us from each other.
I was bashing Israel in the past because nobody else was exposing its true record. Many people are doing it now, so I switched hats from a critic of Israel to a diplomat who wants to resolve the conflict. I have not changed, but I think the spectrum has moved.
I found out that people are incredibly compassionate and kind. It really changed my view of the world.
I'm pretty much a self-taught player. My swing hasn't changed a whole lot, I don't think. But I watch a lot of people.
It was really a very small company when I started and it changed very rapidly during those first periods.
You can't not be changed by the experience of seeing extreme poverty. You start to want to think about ways in which you can make the world better.
I changed my name when I was 13. I don't know why but it made sense at the time. I wanted another identity. I wanted to reinvent myself.
Client companies and advertising agencies are old-world-order places. The systems and processes and structures come from a time when you shot the TV commercial, then you did the print ads, then you did everything else - including the website. Everything has changed, but the systems haven't.
Sex and the City changed New York-New York's become a big shoe store now, unfortunately.
There have been some good studies done in California with Hispanic parents where in the course of a year, they have changed their entire nutritional intake for the better. The kid becomes, in a sense, the bridge between the educational process and the home.
C. Everett Koop
When my twin grandchildren, Linda and Lyeke, were born two years ago, it changed me. I felt it was the essence of what life is about, and I cried all day. When my son Pierre, their father, was born I didn't cry like that.
My music is how I feel, and that's changed from being twenty years old to being forty-three years old.
I took a workshop from him a few months after that. That experience changed my whole approach to photography. At that workshop in Yosemite in 1973 I decided I wanted to try and see if I could pursue this for myself, and I'm still trying.
The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy.
What I'm really worried about is war. Will the former rich countries really accept a completely changed world economy, and a shift of power away from where it has been the last 50 to 100 to 150 years, back to Asia?
Men haven't changed their behaviour, so women somehow have to be strengthened to be able to ward off the men.
For some people, becoming a parent does change them, but it never changed me.
The whole world has changed after September 11th.
I truly thought I was going to be in pop music. And then I joined a choir to meet girls, and everything changed in the first rehearsal.
The one thing I miss is hitchhiking. Now there's no more of that. When's the last time you saw a hitchhiker? It's not that I consider it a great sport, but it was my way of seeing the country. The open road, especially in the western United States, is still very pristine, but everything else around it has changed.
I've changed my mind about the interview. I shall never give interviews.
When I found out I had cancer, I just said one thing: 'I want to hold on to life' and that changed everything for me.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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