Quotes: transformation

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  • Cass Sunstein
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    After a two-term presidency, many young voters seem to want someone who is radically different from, even the opposite of, the commander in chief to whom they have become accustomed. After all, a two-term president will have led their nation for a significant percentage of their lives. That's boring. Isn't it time for a transformation?
  • As far as a nuclear weapons-free zone, you know, when the lion lies down with the lamb, and you don't need a new lamb every day to satisfy the lion, then we might have this kind of transformation in the Middle East.
  • Benjamin Graham
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    Even the most conservative must realize that the recent transformation of surplus from an individual to a national disaster implies a scathing indictment of our capitalist system as it has now developed.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part I, Ch. I, The Changing Role of Surplus Stocks
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
  • Bill Drayton
    Bill Drayton
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    Every successful organization has to make the transition from a world defined primarily by repetition to one primarily defined by change. This is the biggest transformation in the structure of how humans work together since the Agricultural Revolution.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Humanity is now experiencing history's most difficult evolutionary transformation.
    Source: Grunch of Giants (1983)
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society.
  • Ken Wilber
    Ken Wilber
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    In fact, at this point in history, the most radical, pervasive, and earth-shaking transformation would occur simply if everybody truly evolved to a mature, rational, and responsible ego.
    Source: Up from Eden , p. 328
  • It's about how boys become men — and why it takes women to make that transformation possible.
    Source: In an Entertainment Weekly article, about the main theme of Y: the Last Man
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
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    Seen that way, the wholesale transformation of production technologies that is mandated by pollution prevention creates a new surge of economic development.
  • Hermann Hesse
    Hermann Hesse
    German-born Swiss novelist and poet 1877-1962
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    The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.
  • Abbe Pierre
    Abbe Pierre
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    The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    The way of the creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the great harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
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