Top 100 Alter'd Quotes

#1. But times are alter'd; trade's unfeeling train
Usurp the land, and dispossess the swain;
Along the lawn, where scatter'd hamlets rose,
Unwieldy wealth and cumbrous pomp repose.

Oliver Goldsmith

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#2. With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works, but an architect has to put up with anything, because he makes utility objects - the building is there to be used, and times change.

Arne Jacobsen

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#3. A MAN'S ALTER EGO is nothing more than his favorite image of himself.

Frank W. Abagnale

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#4. It is strange how intricately life hangs in the scales, and how unrelated events and single decisions alter the outcomes. Some remote land ten thousand miles from me, some land unfamiliar to me, held the key to my future.

Sara Niles

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#5. It was funny, he reflected later, how one's life could alter in an
instant, how one
minute everything could be a certain way, and the next it's simply ... not

Julia Quinn

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#6. Curious how even a little time can alter so much.

Robin Jarvis

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#7. Tis the moment where a decision is set to alter the course of her destiny. She walks toward the light where he patiently awaits her arrival.

Truth Devour

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#8. We've got to alter our fossil fuel dependence and go to other energy sources.

Sylvia Earle

Alter'd Quotes #150983
#9. Consciousness precedes phenomenon, and therefore consciousness can alter phenomenon.

Shai Tubali

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#10. He was strict and hard and had perfectly clear and definite ideas about duty, where the others were concerned. For oneself one can always find circumstances that alter cases

Hjalmar Soderberg

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#11. We go to great pains to alter life for the happiness of our descendants and our descendants will say as usual: things used to be so much better, life today is worse than it used to be.

Anton Chekhov

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#12. What I do is between me and the Lord, to examine and possibly alter the state of grace in which I live, and thereby the state of grace of anybody who listens.

Townes Van Zandt

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#13. You write in order to change the world ... if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.

James Baldwin

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#14. It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot.

Michael Berryman

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#15. Other than being crazy enough to press a button, there is nothing that Putin can do militarily to fundamentally alter American interests.

Joe Biden

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#16. Things good in themselves ... perfectly valid in the integrity of their origins, become fetters if they cannot alter.

Freya Stark

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#17. A scuffed up shoe on the red carpet or at a big premiere is never okay! It can really alter the vibe of a trendy look.

Brad Goreski

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#18. television is a cultural arm of the established industrial order and as such serves primarily to maintain, stabilize and reinforce rather than to alter, threaten or weaken conventional beliefs and behaviours


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#19. I used to think it was possible for an artist to alter the inner life of the culture. Now bomb-makers and gunmen have taken that territory.

Don DeLillo

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#20. I looked at her, exhausted in the hospital bed, and she looked at you, and you looked at me looking at her with eyes that had never known anything else, and for a moment there I swear we saw each other with a clarity that nothing can alter, not time, not heartbreak, not death.

Garth Risk Hallberg

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#21. By taking control of the present, you are choosing to alter the past you are making for yourself, and your future too.

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe

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#22. So a lot of me is still a little kid, and I think that kind of helps alter my sense of reality - it makes me able to just become Belle every single night.

Christy Romano

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#23. As we progress through the Steps, we will discover that true and lasting change does not happen by trying to alter our life conditions. Although it is tempting to think so, outside adjustments cannot correct inside problems.

Friends In Recovery

Alter'd Quotes #121086
#24. I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time-saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored.

Paul Lynde

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#25. You can at any time decide to alter the course of your life; no one can take that away.

Clark Moustakas

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#26. If your children want to alter society, listen to their reasons and the idealism behind them. Don't crush them with some clever remark straight away.

Prince Charles

Alter'd Quotes #120353
#27. She was the only antidote for the bleakness that lived inside of me. My goddess. My deity. I wasn't a believer in any religion, but I'd make an exception in this case. I'd get down on my knees and worship at her alter every day if it brought her back to me.

A. Zavarelli

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#28. If you don't like it, alter it, and if you can't alter it, put up with it.

D.H. Lawrence

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#29. Maybe she had some sort of extraordinary quality, secret even to her. Maybe she did have the power to alter the things she'd always assumed she'd have to endure.

Anna North

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#30. I pick out young people and teach them in less time than it would take me to alter the methods of people from the boards, and I get actors who look the parts they have to fill.

D.W. Griffith

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#31. We were, all of us, prisoners of our character, unable to alter our true inner natures. When we said we had changed, what had only really changed was our luck. Put us in the same circumstances as our previous folly and suddenly we'd revert, all of us, to what we were. That's what I believed

William Lashner

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#32. Each alter personality had a common goal and raison d'etre, namely my survival. They didn't all realize that though, and so were at odds with each other much of the time. So I continued to be fragmented and divided.

Carolyn Bramhall

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#33. When friends asked me, Can we help? I'd say, Not unless you can alter time, speed up the harvest or teleport me off this rock. I used that line from Star Wars.

Charlie Sheen

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#34. Due to previous lack of systematic assessment of dissociative symptoms, many subjects experience the SCID-D as their first opportunity to describe their symptoms in their own words to a receptive listener.

Marlene Steinberg

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#35. As a writer, you get to play, you get alter time, you get to come up with the smart lines and the clever comebacks you wish you'd thought of.

Iain Banks

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#36. We've forgotten to respect clothes and consider who made them and where the material came from. We've been encouraged to buy things and, if we don't like them, bin them. When I grew up, we'd repair things or alter them.

Joanna Lumley

Alter'd Quotes #1302316
#37. Changing anything in the past, if you believe it's possible, could alter the entire future of the world, including my own birth, so I'd change nothing. Not a thing. As for the future ... I think I'd like to see how it all ends, which is probably why I write about the future apocalypse so frequently.

Jeremy Robinson

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#38. And nobody wanted to tangle with my wolf from what I'd heard. She had a nasty temper and represented my alter ego with a proud wag of her tail.

Dannika Dark

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#39. An exceptional future can only be built on the transformation of the mess I've made, not the elimination of it.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

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#40. When dictators feel their support slipping among adults, it is not unusual for them to alter school textbooks in the hope of enlisting impressionable youths in their cause.

Samantha Power

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#41. Change the scheme! Alter the mood! Electrify the boys and girls, if you'd be so kind.

Michael Sheen

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#42. If Franz Kafka were alive today he'd be writing about customer service.

Jonathan Alter

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#43. Some believers, as though from a drinking bout, go so far as to oppose themselves and alter the original text of the gospel three or four or several times over, and change its character to enable them to deny difficulties in the face of criticism. (Against Celsus 2, 27)

Bart D. Ehrman

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#44. O what a sight were Man, if his attires Did alter with his minde; And like a dolphins skinne, his clothes combin'd With his desires!

George Herbert

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#45. If I had a nickel for every time I'd wished I possessed the power to alter another person's mind, I'd be knee deep in nickels.

Mayandree Michel

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#46. Have you asked the question yet? I'm rather good at it, if I do say to myself. I got three different ladies to agree to marry me while you were gone. Did you know? Some didn't actually make it to the alter, but that's another problem altogether. Perhaps you'd like some pointers on-

Elizabeth Hoyt

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#47. If there's any redeeming quality that I can find in running away from something, it's that I'm on my feet. Now all I've got to do is alter my direction.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

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#48. Some things in life only happen once, the memories of them lasting forever. they're moments that alter you, turning you into a person you never thought you'd become, but someone you were always destined to be.

J.M. Darhower

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#49. I have liv'd long enough for others, like the Dog in the Wheel, and it is now the Season to begin for myself: I cannot change that Thing call'd Time, but I can alter its Posture and, as Boys do turn a looking-glass against the Sunne, so I will dazzle you all.

Peter Ackroyd

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#50. I would suggest that a feminism which does not also seek to alter the exploitation of poorer women is not feminism at all, but is simply a varient for of upper-class politics & self-privileging.

Jack D. Forbes

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#51. No change in the balance of political parties can alter the general determination that no class should be excluded from contributing to and sharing responsibility for the state.

Gustav Stresemann

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#52. Humanity has always been disturbingly happy to sacrifice its future on the alter of right now.

Mira Grant

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#53. I am truly happy with what I've got. But if I could alter something, it would be my hands. I've never been satisfied with them - I would love longer fingers.

Carolina Herrera

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#54. Our friends through cables and computer screens are as real as the light and sound waves we alter through thought.

Belinda Subraman

Alter'd Quotes #56877
#55. Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.

Benjamin Disraeli

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#56. No one can touch that love or alter it or take it away from you. Your love for your son belongs only to you. It will live in you until the day you die.

Cheryl Strayed

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#57. I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.

Ellen Glasgow

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#58. alter kocker like me. Street-word is Hal hired Coral

Scott Turow

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#59. A new concept had entered the modern consciousness. The idea of power not in a political sense, the ability to command people, but the ability to command nature: the power to alter and use it to create something new, and produce it in greater and larger quantities than ever before.

Arthur Herman

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#60. Put an Englishman into the garden of Eden, and he would find fault with the whole blasted concern; put a Yankee in, and he would see where he could alter it to advantage; put an Irishman in, and he would want to boss the thing; put a Dutchman in, and he would proceed to plant it.

Josh Billings

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#61. The Germanic invasions in the West could not and did not in any way alter this state of affairs.

Henri Pirenne

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#62. We can't control on how each day will fall, but we can control how we fall into each day. Learn to make adjustments to match the circumstances.

Anthony Liccione

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#63. Whenever you speak to someone, you are presuming the two of you have a certain degree of familiarity - which your words might alter. So every sentence has to do two things at once: convey a message and continue to negotiate that relationship.

Steven Pinker

Alter'd Quotes #31603
#64. You cannot of yourself move your arm or alter your position, situation, posture, do to other men good or evil, or effect the least change in the world.

Nicolas Malebranche

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#65. As far as miracles are concerned, I'm not aware that I perform miracles. After many years and lifetimes of meditation, I am able to use the kundalini energy to alter other people's awareness and aid them in their search for light and certainty.

Frederick Lenz

Alter'd Quotes #65104
#66. Some mysteries are simply irresistible," she said. "They have components that alter a life.

Anne Rice

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#67. And thou, Melkor, shalt see that no theme may be played that hath not its uttermost source in me, nor can any alter the music in my despite. For he that attempteth this shall prove but mine instrument in the devising of things more wonderful, which he himself hath not imagined.

J.R.R. Tolkien

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#68. A democratic medical establishment does not alter people's bodies to fit regressive social norms; it advocates for patients by demanding the social body get its act together.

Alice Dreger

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#69. Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.

Soren Kierkegaard

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#70. The only ship you can truly steer in this ocean is the one you're sailing. Quit trying to alter the winds; harness them.

Richelle E. Goodrich

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#71. It is always a foolish thing to contemplate suicide; for no matter how dark the future may appear today, tomorrow may hold for us that which will alter our whole life in an instant, revealing to us nothing but sunshine and happiness. So, for my part, I shall always wait for tomorrow.

Edgar Rice Burroughs

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#72. You may not be able to alter reality, but you can alter your attitude towards it, and this, paradoxically, alters reality. Try it and see.

Margaret Atwood

Alter'd Quotes #16385
#73. I'm a cartoonist, it's what I am at heart, so cartoons take reality and deform it and make it grotesque, you make it funny, but you alter it. If it works, it's based on reality. That's what I try to do.

Terry Gilliam

Alter'd Quotes #4177
#74. To run 100 miles and more is to bring the body to the point of breaking, to bring the mind to the point of destruction, to arrive at that place where you can alter your consciousness.

Scott Jurek

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#75. Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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#76. If we can't alter the tide of events, at least we can be nearby with towels to mop up.

Peter David

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#77. True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to.

Don DeLillo

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#78. The human condition is better improved by altering detrimental circumstances and personal perspectives than by trying to alter personal outlooks, while ignoring the very circumstances that serve to nourish them

Albert Bandura

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#79. Authors can alter your life.

Bernard Kelvin Clive

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#80. Every person you meet in your life is your destiny. We alter the course of every life we touch, whether we realize it or not.

Dannika Dark

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#81. On the manufacturing side, surfing was a lot harder than sailing. You had to find guys who could shape, who could glass, and you're looking for good people among all these surfers, you know. Keeping the quality up was always a problem.

Hobart Alter

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#82. After lengthy consideration, my views have evolved sufficiently to support marriage equality legislation. This position doesn't require any religious denomination to alter any of its tenets; it simply forbids government from discrimination regarding who can marry whom.

Tim Johnson

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#83. Words enable us to transfer our thoughts from inside our own mind into the mind of another. They have the power to alter history, to describe the past, and to bring meaning and substance to the present.

Jim Rohn

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#84. Consciousness that is not translated into appropriate action is a betrayal of consciousness ... Living consciously is living responsibly toward reality. We do not necessarily have to like what we see but we recognize that wishes or fears or denials do not alter facts.

Nathaniel Branden

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#85. The indignation was too sharp and raw for a mere piece of professional gossip; each man took it as a personal insult; each felt himself qualified to alter, advise and improve the work of any man living.

Ayn Rand

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#86. The light of consciousness has no mind to change or alter anything. There is no sense that anything needs to change, but it does change.


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#87. When I was twenty-five, I went on exactly four dates with a much older guy whom I'll call Peter Parker. I'm calling him Peter Parker because the actual guy's name was also alliterative, and because, well, it's my book and I'll name a guy I dated after Spider-Man's alter ego if I want to.

Mindy Kaling

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#88. I grew up accepting the inevitability that once you became a woman, you were always on a diet. Being a woman equaled loss.

Cathy Alter

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#89. Some victories are merely defeat wearing the wrong clothing

Kiersten White

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#90. To increase the flow of kundalini that will alter our perception, it is necessary to clarify the purpose of one's being. This is to come to understand dharma.

Frederick Lenz

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#91. We're all affected by music. It has the power to inspire, uplift us, change our moods, and even alter consciousness.

Andrew Weil

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#92. Even if you time travel your past, it can't be changed, likewise you can't possibly change your future, it is always the present which matters.

Pushpa Rana

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#93. An artist who wants to transpose a composition onto a larger canvas must conceive it over again in order to preserve its expression; he must alter its character and not just fill in the squares into which he has divided his canvas.

Henri Matisse

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#94. What this tells us is that expertise, a deeper understanding of the units, can alter perception. Musicians

Sendhil Mullainathan

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#95. Achieving what I set out to do: to feel that I was instrumental in starting a great new movement which could not only change the course of things for Humanity and the rest of Creation, but alter Man's expectation of surviving for much longer on this planet.

Donald Watson

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#96. I go on Wikipedia and alter pages of animals with fake facts that I've made up about those animals.

Kurt Braunohler

Alter'd Quotes #70457
#97. We are going to alter the structure of our beings and also totally change what we are. This is the possibility and inevitability that meditation offers us.

Frederick Lenz

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#98. Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government ...

Thomas Jefferson

Alter'd Quotes #67221
#99. Whatever we think out, whatever we take in hand to do, should be perfectly and finally finished, that the world, if it must alter, will only have to spoil it; we have then nothing to do but unite the severed, to recollect and restore the dismembered.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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#100. we can't alter the world, we can only adapt ourselves to it.

Winston Graham

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