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A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a
time.
Mark Twain

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest
innovator.
Sir Francis Bacon

Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.
Audrey Hepburn

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through
to achieve that beauty.
Maya Angelou

To change and to improve are two different things.
German proverb

They must often change who would remain constant in happiness and wisdom.
Confucius

Change everything, ecxept your loves.
Voltaire

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would
come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had
undergone a change of attitude.
Katherine Mansfield

A change is as good as a rest.
English proverb

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Woodrow Wilson

We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: Inspiration or desperation.
Jim Rohn

There is nothing in the world constant, but inconstancy.
Jonathan Swift

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Anthony Robbins

When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
Douglas Adams

People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they?
People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines. There will always be ignorance, and
ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
Bill Gates

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
William Arthur Ward

Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.
Socrates

The hardest part of change is going through the unknown.
Robert Kiyosaki

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Sir Winston Churchill

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people
fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Anais Nin

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
Albert Einstein

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most
responsive to change.
Charles Darwin

First mend yourself, and then mend others.
Jewish proverb

A man used to vicissitudes is not easily dejected.
Samuel Johnson

You don't need to be better than anyone else; you just need to be better than you used to be.
Wayne Dyer

Feeling good doesn't create change. Feeling uncomfortable creates change.
Larry Winget

Change requires emotional energy. If you're lazy and comfortable and not engaging with the
world emotionally, you will never muster up the courage or energy to change yourself. Fact.
If you leave yourself too many alternatives and too many superficial pleasures instead of
progress, you will not maintain enough will power to continue pushing yourself. Fact.
Mark Manson

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the
new.
Socrates

If you don't change, reality in the end forces that change upon you.
Stuart Wilde

Change: a bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.
Helen Keller

Men take more pains to hide than to mend themselves.
George Savile

Everyone knows that not all change is good or even necessary. But in a world that is
constantly changing, it is to our advantage to learn how to adapt and enjoy something better.
Kenneth Blanchard

Throughout the world, change is the order of the day.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Embrace change. Unless you change how you are, you'll always have what you've got.
Jim Rohn

All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.
Robin Sharma

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