— William James American philosopher, psychologist, and pragmatist 1842 - 1910
— Bruce Willis American actor, producer, and musician 1955
„People are terrified of changing their minds. Changing your mind is a door you don’t want to open because you don’t know what’s behind it. Changing your mind means losing all your friends. Changing your mind means a complete revolution in your life. Changing your mind means publicly admitting you’ve been wrong. […] People don’t want to change their minds.“
— Peter Hitchens, buch The Rage Against God
Peter Hitchens: The Rage Against God
On Changing One's Mind
— Randy Pausch, buch The Last Lecture
The Last Lecture (2008)
Variante: You can always change your plan, but only if you have one.."
— Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968
Si no has de cambiar de ruta, ¿por qué has de cambiar de guía?
„And if there was one thing I'd finally figured out, it was that your mind is something you always CAN change.“
— Jordan Sonnenblick American writer 1969
Quelle: Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie
„You know, if I tried to change the minds of everyone who I thought needed changing, I’d never have time to do anything else.“
— Charles Stross, buch Glasshouse
Quelle: Glasshouse (2006), Chapter 15, “Recovery” (p. 255)
— Bette Davis film and television actress from the United States 1908 - 1989
Gerhard Gschwandtner, Great Thoughts to Sell By: Quotes to Motivate You to Success, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007, ISBN 0071475990, p. 89.
„We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.“
— Katharine Hepburn film, stage, and television actress 1907 - 2003
„Sometimes, if you want to change a man's mind, you have to change the mind of the man next to him first.“
— Megan Whalen Turner, The King of Attolia
Quelle: The King of Attolia
„Sometimes you make up your mind about something without knowing why, and your decision persists by the power of inertia. Every year it gets harder to change.“
— Milan Kundera, buch Die unerträgliche Leichtigkeit des Seins
Quelle: The Unbearable Lightness of Being
„(…) if you can change yourself you will find that no other change is needed. To change the picture you merely change the film, you do not attack the cinema screen! (…) Clarify your mind, purify your heart, sanctify your life – this is the quickest way to a change of your world.“
— Nisargadatta Maharaj Indian guru 1897 - 1981
Quelle: I am That, P.129.
„All your life you had to stand in line
Still you’re standing on your feet.
All your choices made you change your mind
Now your calendar's complete.
Don't wait for answers
Just take your chances
Don't ask me why.“
— Billy Joel American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949
Don't Ask Me Why.
Song lyrics, Glass Houses (1980)
— Timothy Leary American psychologist 1920 - 1996
As quoted in Office Yoga : Simple Stretches for Busy People (2000) by Darrin Zeer, p. 52
— John C. Maxwell American author, speaker and pastor 1947
Quelle: The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential
„I'm never going to get married."
"You're crazy." Buddy brightened. "You'll change your mind."
"No. My mind's made up.“
— Sylvia Plath, buch Die Glasglocke
Quelle: The Bell Jar