Change quotes page 2
A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest
Sir Francis Bacon
Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through
to achieve that beauty.
To change and to improve are two different things.
They must often change who would remain constant in happiness and wisdom.
Change everything, ecxept your loves.
A change is as good as a rest.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: Inspiration or desperation.
There is nothing in the world
constant, but inconstancy.
For changes to be of any true value,
they've got to be lasting and consistent.
When you blame others, you give up
your power to change.
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.
Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or
William Arthur Ward
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.
The hardest part of change is going through the unknown.
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.
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most
responsive to change.
First mend yourself, and then mend others.
A man used to vicissitudes is not easily dejected.
You don't need to be better than anyone else; you just need to be better than you used to be.
Feeling good doesn't create change. Feeling uncomfortable creates change.
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.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the
If you don't change, reality in the end forces that change upon you.
Change: a bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.
Men take more pains to hide than to mend themselves.
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.
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.
All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.