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I don't think there's been anything in the game of football in my lifetime that has changed college football more than redshirting.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
Genome sequencing has changed taxonomy.
Medicine has changed greatly in the last decades. Widespread vaccinations have practically eradicated many illnesses, at least in western Europe and the United States. The use of chemotherapy, especially the antibiotics, has contributed to an ever decreasing number of fatalities in infectious diseases.
The first books I was interested in were all about baseball. But I can't think of one single book that changed my life in any way.
I can't say that I've changed anybody's life, ever, and that's the real work of the world, if you want a better society.
I don't believe you can find any evidence of the fact that I have changed government policy solely because of a contribution.
William J. Clinton
My husband changed jobs so fast that I simply never knew what business he was in.
The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I don't think it's given the proper credit. It has changed America immensely. I'm going to make a very bold statement: Hip-hop has done more than any leader, politician, or anyone to improve race relations.
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music and of aviation.
My greatest disappointment is that I believe that those of us who went through the war and tried to write about it, about their experience, became messengers. We have given the message, and nothing changed.
Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed, and mortals dependent one upon another. Some nations increase, others diminish, and in a short space the generations of living creatures are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life.
People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.
George W. Bush
When you choose to follow Christ, you choose to be changed.
Ezra Taft Benson
Listening is being able to be changed by the other person.
Life has changed enormously, and I hope - I hope more people read good things.
I couldn't be an ingenue today, because the business has changed. I remember when you could dress for a premiere just by putting on a cute top. Now you have to be perfect and fabulous in every way, or you're ridiculed.
I don't think souls or bodies can be changed by incantation. Or anything else by the way.
Benito Mussolini created the word 'fascism.' He defined it as 'the merging of the state and the corporation.' He also said a more accurate word would be 'corporatism.' This was the definition in Webster's up until 1987 when a corporation bought Webster's and changed it to exclude any mention of corporations.
I was very much into buying contemporary art, but I've just decided I want to get rid of it all. Not that it's not great art, but all of a sudden my mood has changed, and I want to go back to seventeenth- and eighteenth-century masters.
Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that.
When I saw 'Hercules,' my mind just exploded because I was extremely thin; I was insecure. I literally ran out of the theatre and started lifting things, anything I could think of - milk crates. I'm still lifting things. It changed my life.
The action movies changed radically when it became possible to Velcro your muscles on. It was the beginning of a new era. The visual took over. The special effects became more important than the single person. That was the beginning of the end.
My whole thing is to agree to disagree and to have respect because nothing can really be changed and you wouldn't want to ruin their happiness - even if that happiness is ignorance.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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