We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.
Well, it's 15 years since Sex, Lies And Videotape, and if you hang around long enough you're having the same arguments with just a new set of people every few years and it gets boring.
I'm doing it because I choose it. And if it's not working, I can make a change.
Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed, and mortals dependent one upon another. Some nations increase, others diminish, and in a short space the generations of living creatures are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Maybe philosophy - I love talking about ideas. Or maybe art history. I was thinking about psychology, then I got really afraid because everybody says it's terribly boring.
Someday perhaps change will occur when times are ready for it instead of always when it is too late. Someday change will be accepted as life itself.
One sometimes says: 'He killed himself because he was bored with life.' One ought rather to say: 'He killed himself because he was bored by lack of life.'
Of course there are many ways we can reuse something. We can dye it. We can cut it. We can change the buttons. Those are other ways to make it alive. But this is a new step to use anything - hats, socks, shirts. It's the first step in the process.
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Plato was a bore.
Cleopatra's nose, had it been shorter, the whole face of the world would have been changed.
And whenever I'm in a situation where I'm wearing the same as 600 other people and doing the same thing as 600 other people, looking back, I always found ways to make myself different, whether it be having a red lining inside of my jacket, having red shoes, it hasn't changed.
I guess we'd be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Oh yes, yes they did, but it came from a long time ago, it was not possible for me to change it. Me and the style, we have grown together.
So far it's very hard to prove that joining Europe or joining any other international organisation could change their lives for better.
I don't like American football. I think it's boring and ridiculous and predictable. But baseball is very beautiful. It's played on a diamond.
I really wanted to do research. That has never changed.
A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print.
That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity, is evident from this, that man is then spiritual, and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man, separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity, for man's state cannot be changed after death.
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.