Alter Quotes

"We cannot alter objective facts. But subjective interpretatio...

"We cannot alter objective facts. But subjective interpretations can be altered as much as one likes. And we are inhabitants of a subjective world." _Ichiro Kishimi, The Courage to Be Disliked
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โ€œIn no great while you will be no one and nowhere, and nothing that you now behold will ...

โ€œIn no great while you will be no one and nowhere, and nothing that you now behold will be in existence, nor will anyone now alive. For it is in the nature of all things to change and alter and perish, so that others may arise in their turn.โ€ โ€•Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
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"We cannot sacri...

"We cannot sacrifice progress on the alter of purity."
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โ€œThough sympathy alone can't ...

โ€œThough sympathy alone can't alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.โ€ -Bram Stoker
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"There are two kinds of pa...

"There are two kinds of pain. Pain which hurts, and pain which alters. " - John Snow
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"...love is not love/Which alters when it alteration finds,/Or ...

"...love is not love/Which alters when it alteration finds,/Or bends with the remover to remove./O no! it is an ever-fixed mark,/That looks on tempests and is never shaken." - William Shakespeare
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โ€œBy changing what you cling ...

โ€œBy changing what you cling to in the present, you can alter the future.โ€ โ€“ Jordan Peterson
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"To achieve total happiness, n...

"To achieve total happiness, never let the past nor the future alter your present state of mind."
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โ€œThe very powerful and the very stupid have one thin...

โ€œThe very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They donโ€™t alter their views to fit the facts. They alter the facts to fit their views.โ€ - Dr Who
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"Finding truth is more than a search for data. Itโ€™s an excavation o...

"Finding truth is more than a search for data. Itโ€™s an excavation of self. You have to keep going, no matter where it takes you. Because nothing can stay hidden forever." -Altered Carbon S1.Ep5:The Wrong Man
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โ€œ...the worst monsters are th...

โ€œ...the worst monsters are those we bring with usโ€ -Altered Carbon, S1.Ep3: In a Lonely Place
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The greatest discovery of my generation i...

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. William James
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The greatest discovery of my generation is the...

The greatest discovery of my generation is the fact that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. โ€”William James
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"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes...

"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence." โ€”John Adams (1770)
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...when the victors rewrite history, it's just another kin...

...when the victors rewrite history, it's just another kind of war, waged after the battlefield killing is done to murder the memory of the defeated. โ€”Takeshi Kovacs, Altered Carbon
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Fair is for dead me...

Fair is for dead men and losers. โ€”Takashi Kovacs, Altered Carbon
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"Fashion is a form of ugliness s...

"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months" - Oscar Wilde
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"How much of your dignity will...

"How much of your dignity will you sacrifice at the alter of social acceptance?" - Ladenstarfish
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โ€œYou may not be able to alter reality, but you can...

โ€œYou may not be able to alter reality, but you can alter your attitude towards it, and this, paradoxically, alters reality. Try it and see.โ€ - Margaret Atwood
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โ€œFacts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wish...

โ€œFacts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.โ€ โ€• John Adams
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โ€œBreathe and wait ten seconds before you put up that post. Is that conte...

โ€œBreathe and wait ten seconds before you put up that post. Is that content good for today, tomorrow, next week, next month and next year? If not, alter it, to create a professional endurance to your contentโ€ - Loren Weisman
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"Acceptance, tolerance and ...

"Acceptance, tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons." Jessica Lange
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A dead man is the worst enemy alive, I thought. You can't alter his powe...

A dead man is the worst enemy alive, I thought. You can't alter his power over you. You can't alter what you love or owe. And it's too late to ask him for his absolution. He has beaten you all ways.โ€ John le Carrรฉ, Our Game
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"The opinion of others is a phantasm that may alter at any moment. Opinions h...

"The opinion of others is a phantasm that may alter at any moment. Opinions hang by a thread and make us slaves to what others think or, worse, to what they appear to think--for we can never known what they actually think." -Irvin D. Yalom
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"You are free to choose, but you a...

"You are free to choose, but you are not free to alter the consequences of your decisions." - Ezra Taft Benson
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"During the daily peak viewing periods, television in the main insulates us from t...

"During the daily peak viewing periods, television in the main insulates us from the realities of the world in which we live. If this state of affairs continues, we may alter an advertising slogan to read: Look now, pay later." - Edward R. Murrow, 1958
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"You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alters ...

"You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alters their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit the views, which can be uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering." - The Fourth Doctor (The Face of Evil)
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The greatest discovery of my generation is...

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. __William James.
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Fashion: a field of ugliness so ab...

Fashion: a field of ugliness so absolutely unbearable that we have to alter it every six months.โ€”Oscar Wilde
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"The choice of...

"The choice of my voice alters my reality." - me
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โ€œPeople don't alter history any more ...

โ€œPeople don't alter history any more than birds alter the sky, they just make brief patterns in itโ€ - Terry Pratchett
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So have I seen Passion and Vanity stamping the living...

So have I seen Passion and Vanity stamping the living magnanimous earth, but the earth did not alter her tides and her seasons for that. - Herman Melville, Moby Dick
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To watch the courses of the stars as if you revolved with them. ...

To watch the courses of the stars as if you revolved with them. To keep constantly in mind how the elements alter into one another. Thoughts like this wash off the mud of life below. -Marcus Aurelius
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So have I seen Passion and Vanity stamping the livin...

So have I seen Passion and Vanity stamping the living magnanimous earth, but the earth did not alter her tides and her seasons for that.โ€ Herman Melville, Moby Dick
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A man who never alters his opinio...

A man who never alters his opinion is like still water, & breeds reptiles of the mind. -William Blake
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"Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. It is an ever fixed m...

"Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. It is an ever fixed mark that looks on tempests and is never shaken. Love alters not with timeโ€™s brief hours and weeks, but bears it out even to the edge of doom." -William Shakespeare
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Power is simply a question of belief in the degree to which an individual can alter their enviro...

Power is simply a question of belief in the degree to which an individual can alter their environment. She who believes that she has the ability to affect a situation ultimately does, but the opposite stands equally true โ€“ a king without subjects is but a man, a god without disciples but a myth.
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"[The penis is] a small person... an al...

"[The penis is] a small person... an alter ego usually more sly... and more clever than the individual." -Simone de Beauvoir
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"Love alters not with the brief hours an...

"Love alters not with the brief hours and weeks, but bears it out even to the edge of doom." ~ William Shakespeare; Sonnet 116.
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"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wish...

"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence." - John Adams
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"One thing's sure and nothing's surer / The rich get richer ...

"One thing's sure and nothing's surer / The rich get richer and the poor getโ€”children." โ€”F. Scott Fitzgerald, in The Great Gatsby, altering Egan & Kahn's lyrics to "Ain't We Got Fun?"
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"Life is the garment ...

"Life is the garment we continually alter but which never seem to fit"
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science grants immense powers, in a flash it creates world alterin...

science grants immense powers, in a flash it creates world altering contrivances. some planetary civilizations see their way through, place limits on what can or cannot be done, -others perish. - Carl Sagan
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