"There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Washington Irving 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."Washington Irving 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."Washington Irving 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."Washington Irving on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Washington Irving on Mahatma Gandhi
"Age is a matter of feeling, not of years."
"A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty."
"Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business."