To change history is very slow. The first two times I came to the States -- black people didn't have the right to vote.
To change everything, simply change your attitude.
To change bad habits, we must study the habits of successful role models.
To change and to change for the better are two different things.
To change a vocabulary is easy; to change external circumstances or our own ingrained habits is hard and tiresome.
To change a team you must change their comfort zone.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
To challenge the dominance of identity politics, we need to champion an alternative universalist approach. This wouldn't mean bland similarity, with everybody talking and looking the same. Instead, it would help us challenge the imposition of formal, ethnic categories and allow us to develop richer differences based on character and interests.
To challenge norms, presuppositions, practices in communities across this country -- where the unconscious valorization and celebration of whiteness and conscious resistance to trying to grapple with black and brown and other peoples of color's ideas and identities -- makes a huge difference.
To certain temperaments, especially when previously agitated by any deep feeling, there is perhaps nothing more exasperating, andwhich sooner explodes all self-command, than the coarse, jeering insolence of a porter, cabman, or hack-driver.
To celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation means to be wrapped in a warm embrace.
To celebrate the birth of new life, is to appreciate the miraculous work of the Creator.
To celebrate someone else's life, we need to find a way to look at it straight on, not from above with judgment or from below with envy.
To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column I've ever written.
To cease to wonder is to fall plumb-down from the childlike to the commonplace--the most undivine of all moods intellectual. Our nature can never be at home among things that are not wonderful to us.
To cease to admire is a proof of deterioration.
To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm.
To catch you're elusive dreams you must be prepared to track it to the ends of the earth. Let nothing stop you're pursuit of dreams.
To catch the real meaning of the Spirit of Christmas, we need only drop the last syllable, and it becomes the Spirit of Christ.