I think tremendous change has taken place since the World Summit for Children in 1990.
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.
There is no fundamental social change by being simply of individual and interpersonal actions. You have to have organizations and institutions that make a fundamental difference.
I get satisfaction out of seeing stuff that makes real change in the real world. We need a lot more of that and a lot less abstract stuff.
The next five months are grim ones. I always feel sorry to have the summertime change, with the dark evenings closing in mid-afternoon, and will try to lay in some physical comforts these months – the best insurance against gloominess for me.
In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.
Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.
I cannot escape the objection that there is no state of mind, however simple, that does not change every moment.
One cannot long remain so absorbed in contemplation of emptiness without being increasingly attracted to it. In vain, one bestows on it the name of infinity; this does not change its nature.
I do not accept the right of big powers to change governments as and when it affects their interests.