"You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Les Brown 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."Les Brown 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."Les Brown 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."Les Brown on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Les Brown on Mahatma Gandhi
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."
"In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait."
"A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die."
"It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams."
"We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams."