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Mar 23, Angels Lang Leav (featured in Love & Misadventure) It happens like this. One day you meet someone and for some inexplicable reason, you. Jun 23, It happens like this: One day you meet someone and for some inexplicable reason, you feel more connected to this stranger than anyone. "One day you meet someone and for some inexplicable reason, you feel more connected to this stranger than anyone else--closer to them than your closest.
To their surprise, they thought about a friend or acquaintance for no particular reason, and then shortly afterward met that person. No one thinks it strange if he meets someone he was expecting to meet, or someone he encounters frequently.
It is with unexpected meetings that the phenomenon is so striking. For example, Andreas Thomopoulos, a film director from Athens, was visiting Paris with his wife. We wondered how he was nowadays since I hadn't seen him for over twenty years. Shortly after, on going around a corner, we bumped straight into him! I met her on the street about ten minutes after I started thinking about her. David Campbell had a job during the school holidays working on a construction project in County Durham, in the north of England.
Anyway, the job finished and I went back to school. A couple of years later I was out with the local cycling club one Sunday morning when for some inexplicable reason I started thinking about this builder's van and its number plate. About half a minute later the van passed me going in the opposite direction!
Thinking of Someone and Then Meeting Unexpectedly
Some hunters and wildlife photographers seem to anticipate meetings with animals they are trying to hunt or to photograph. Some anglers have had similar experiences. Paul Hicks, for example, used to be an avid angler and would sometimes camp out by the water's edge for days on end.
It was uncanny when that happened. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them. Henry Steele Commager Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. Kahlil Gibran We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life. James Freeman Clarke The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year.
It is that we should have a new soul. Chesterton The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. Mortimer Adler People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
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Eleanor Roosevelt If change is forced upon you, you must resist the temptation to overreact or feel sorry for yourself. Robert Greene Growth is painful. Elon Musk Tesla He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
350 Quotes About Change And Growth (To Improve Your Life)
Harold Wilson Change is as inexorable as time, yet nothing meets with more resistance. Benjamin Disraeli Click to tweet Rather than wishing for change, you first must be prepared to change. Confucius Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change. Tom Clancy Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
Steve Jobs Click to tweet To succeed in this world, you have to change all the time. Sam Walton My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to make them better. Steve Jobs Entrepreneurship is about creating change, not just companies.
Seuss In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. Eric Hoffer In a time of rapid change, standing still is the most dangerous course of action.
Brian Tracy Growth is never by mere chance it is the result of forces working together. James Cash Penney You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures. Noble What I am demanding of other people is what I am demanding of myself.
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Margaret Mead The most successful people are those who are good at plan B. James Yorke Society, community, family are all conserving institutions. They try to maintain stability, and to prevent, or at least to slow down, change. But the organization of the post-capitalist society of organizations is a destabilizer. Because its function is to put knowledge to work — on tools, processes, and products; on work; on knowledge itself — it must be organized for constant change.
Drucker New insights fail to get put into practice because they conflict with deeply held internal images of how the world works … images that limit us to familiar ways of thinking and acting. That is why the discipline of managing mental models — surfacing, testing, and improving our internal pictures of how the world works — promises to be a major breakthrough for learning organizations. Peter Senge One area in which human nature will never change: People will congregate around a single strong personality like planets orbiting a sun.
Robert Greene Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. Babson Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain The inability of those in power to still the voices of their own consciences is the great force leading to change. Larry Page Google Click to tweet He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.