„O Egyptians, In January 25, 2011, when you wanted to change the world, you did. When you want something, you always do it.“
„Do you want to make a point or do you want to make a change? do you want to get something off your chest, or do you want to get something done?“
— Richard Nixon 37th President of the United States of America 1913 - 1994
1960s, Campaign speech in Michigan (1968) https://books.google.com/?id=uXRx5hGm8zYC&dq="Do+you+want+to+make+a+point+or+do+you+want+to+make+a+change"&pg=PA17
„Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?“
— Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011
1980s, A comment he made in persuading John Sculley to become Apple's CEO, as quoted in Odyssey: Pepsi to Apple: A Journey of Adventure, Ideas, and the Future (1987) by John Sculley and John A. Byrne
„If you want to do something that's going to change the world, build software that people want to use instead of software that managers want to buy.“
— Jamie Zawinski American programmer 1968
JWZ http://www.jwz.org/doc/groupware.html Groupware.
„You say you want a revolution,
Well, you know, we all want to change the world…
But when you talk about destruction,
Don't you know that you can count me out.“
— John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980
Lyrics, "Revolution" (Single version) Variant: You say you want a revolution, Well, you know, we all want to change the world... But when you talk about destruction, Don't you know that you can count me out — in. "Revolution 1" - The Beatles [White Album] version (in this recorded performance of the song, Lennon interjects "in", after saying "count me out").
— Jordan Peterson Canadian clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology 1962
Maps of Meaning, 2017 Maps of Meaning 11: The Flood and the Tower. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4fjSrVCDvA
„There is one great truth on this planet: whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe…. The soul of the world is nourished by people's happiness.“
— Paulo Coelho, livro O Alquimista
The Alchemist (1988), The Old King, p. 22.
„When you are free of the world, you can do something about it. As long as you are a prisoner of it, you are helpless to change it. On the contrary, whatever you do will aggravate the situation.“
— Nisargadatta Maharaj Indian guru 1897 - 1981
Change, Source: "I am That." P.45.
— Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World
Context: Not explaining science seems to me perverse. When you're in love, you want to tell the world. "With Science on Our Side" https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/entertainment/books/1994/01/09/with-science-on-our-side/9e5d2141-9d53-4b4b-aa0f-7a6a0faff845/, Washington Post (January 9, 1994)
— Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987