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Proverbs containing the word Change

Times change

What was true or valid at a time in the past is not necessarily so today because circumstances change. The proverb encourages us to keep up to... Read more →

There is nothing permanent except change

This was the theory of Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher, who maintained that change is the only reality in nature.

Don’t change horses in mid-stream

Crossing a stream on horseback is not always easy, and to transfer oneself form one horse to another during the process is inviting a ducking,... Read more →

The leopard cannot change his spots

The accepted figurative meaning of this is that men cannot change their characters, and just as a leopard is born spotted and will always be so,... Read more →