My Favorite Change Quotes
Here are a handful of change quotes I hope you will enjoy!
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When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves
Things do not change, We do
~ Henry David Thoreau
Change is the only constant - Heraclitus, Greek philosopherThe one thing in life you can absolutely count on is that circumstances will continually change. The great unknown is when they will change.
~ Ringer Looking Out for #1
One of my favorite change quotes:
"If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don't bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking."~ Buckminster Fuller
The Greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. As you think, so shall you be
~ William James
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
~ John F. Kennedy 35th president of the U.S.
"Leaders have an extraordinary amount of curiosity about the world they're trying to change."
~ Seth Godin
"Change isn't made by asking permission. Change is made by asking forgiveness, later"
~ Seth Godin
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man"
~ Tim Ferriss
"Change is inevitable. Progress is optional" ~ Anonymous
If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.
~ Woody Allen
Of the forces which are imperceptible forces, none is greater than that of change…all things are ever in the state of change…therefore the I of the past is no longer the I of today
~ Chang Tzu (ancient Chinese)
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference
~ Reinhold Niebuhr
You see everything is about belief, whatever we believe rules our existence, rules our life.
~ Don Miguel Ruiz
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You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it.
~ Albert Einstein
Hidden in any misfortune is good fortune
~ Tao Te Ching, verse 58
When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider: God has made the one as well as the other.
~ Ecclesiates 7:14
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
~ Jimmy Dean
All personal breakthroughs begin with a change in beliefs
~ Anthony Robbins
The truth of the matter is that there's nothing you can't accomplish if: (1) You clearly decide what it is that you're absolutely committed to achieving, (2) You're willing to take massive action, (3) You notice what's working or not, and (4) You continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want, using whatever life gives you along the way
~ Anthony Robbins
No hay mal que por bien no venga
~ “There is nothing bad that isn’t followed by something good”
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress
~ Charles Kettering
Change the way you see the storms of life
~ Wayne Dyer
You gain strength, courage and confidence by experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
Our greatest glory consists, not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
~ Oliver Goldsmith
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
~ Henry David Thoreau
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Don’t fear change, embrace it.
~ Anthony J. D’Angelo
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood
~ Mary Curie
Whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should
~ Max Ehrmann
Be the change you want to see in the world
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change
~ Author unknown, commonly misattributed to Charles Darwin
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it
Change quotes suggestions?
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
~W. Edwards Deming
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
~ Victor Frankl
You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change. If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change. ~John A. Simone, Sr.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. ~Confucius
If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.
You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay? Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change
~ Jim Rohn
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
~ Jim Rohn
Nowadays change is around every corner; in my day it was only around the expected ones
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.
~John Steinbeck, America and Americans
Our only security is our ability to change.
The key to change…is to let go of fear
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily
~ Mike Murdoch
The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live.
~ Leo Buscaglia
The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon. If anything, competition in most industries will probably speed up even more in the next few decades
~ John P. Kotter (Leading Change)
Everybody has accepted by now that change is unavoidable. But that still implies that change is like death and taxes — it should be postponed as long as possible and no change would be vastly preferable. But in a period of upheaval, such as the one we are living in, change is the norm
~ Peter Drucker (management challenges of the 21st century)
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable
~ Dennis Waitley
Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn't all bad — not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life — to keep us moving ... to keep us growing ... to keep us interested . ... Imagine life without change. It would be static ... boring ... dull
~ Dr. Dennis O'Grady
"The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic."~ Peter Drucker
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got
~ Peter Drucker
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