Change What I possess I would gladly retain. Change amuses the mind, yet scarcely profits. What I possess I would gladly retain. Change amuses the mind, yet scarcely profits.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.Human beings, by change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.Enjoy what thou has inherited from thy sires if thou wouldn’t really possess it. What we employ and use is never an oppressive burden; what the moment brings forth, that only can it profit by.In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.