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the more things change, the more they stay the same

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  1. the more things change, the more they stay the sameproverb

    A proverb making the observation that turbulent changes do not affect reality on a deeper level other than to cement the status quo.

  2. Etymology: English translation of plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of the more things change, the more they stay the same in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of the more things change, the more they stay the same in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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  • كلما تغيرت الأشياء، كلما بقيت على حالهاArabic
  • Je mehr Dinge sich ändern, desto mehr bleiben sie gleichGerman
  • ju pli multaj aferoj ŝanĝiĝas, des pli ili restas samajEsperanto
  • cuanto más cambian las cosas, más permanecen igualSpanish
  • هرچه چیزها بیشتر تغییر کنند ، بیشتر ثابت می مانندPersian
  • plus les choses changent, plus elles restent les mêmesFrench
  • più le cose cambiano, più rimangono le stesseItalian
  • 더 많은 것들이 변할수록 더 똑같이 유지됩니다Korean
  • Tempora mutantur et magis, tanto magis eadem maneatLatin
  • quanto mais as coisas mudam, mais elas permanecem as mesmasPortuguese
  • جتنی چیزیں بدلتی ہیں ، اتنی ہی وہی رہتی ہیںUrdu

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