"Money is always there but the pockets change it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Gertrude Stein on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Gertrude Stein on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Gertrude Stein on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Gertrude Stein on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Gertrude Stein on Mahatma Gandhi
"We are always the same age inside."
"It is very easy to love alone."
"When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that."
"A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears."
"The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn't make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it."