Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. If this be error and upon me prov'd, I never writ, nor no man ever lov'd.
Your desire or beliefs will literally be reaching back into time, teaching the nerves new tricks. Definite reorganizations in that past will occur in your present, allowing you to behave in entirely new fashions. Learned behavior therefore alters not only present and future but also past conduct.jane roberts
The same piece of music alters at each hearing. But oh, the need to repeat and repeat and repeat unchanged the sexual experience.ned rorem
The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.freda adler
the society which projects and undertakes the technological transformation of nature alters the base of domination by gradually replacing personal dependence (of the slave on the master, the serf on the lord of the manor, the lord on the donor of the fief, etc.) with dependence on the “objective order of things” (on economic laws, the market etc.).herbert marcuse
It worries me because it alters perception. TV, and the culture it anchors, and drowns out the subtle and vital information contact with the real world once provided.bill mckibben
We read the past by the light of the present, and the forms vary as the shadows fall, or as the point of vision alters.james anthony froude
The dominant social thought shapes the institutionalized order of society ... and the malfunctioning of established institutions in turn alters social thought.
Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world, alters the world.ralph waldo emerson