Change quotes page 1
The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those
challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us
change and become more responsible for shaping our own future.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Sir Winston Churchill
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better,
you have to take things into your own
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.
One of the things I really believe in is that all change happens in an instant. That's it. Change
doesn't take a long time. It's a misconception. "It's got to be painful and costly and drag on
forever." What takes a long time is feeling enough pain in your life, like I did, until you get
ready to change.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss
John F. Kennedy
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
I used to say, "I sure hope things will change." Then I learned that the only way things are
going to change for me is when I change.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Are your thoughts worthy of you? If not - now is the time to change them. You can begin
right where you are right now. Nothing matters but this moment and what you are focusing
your attention on.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
Change is difficult but often essential to survival.
Those who can not adjust to change will be swept aside by it. Those who recognize change
and react accordingly will benefit.
If you're poor, change and you'll succeed.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
I will not change. Because if you are successful and you change, you are an idiot.
There are two major types of change that tend to challenge us and disrupt our day-to-day
lives. The first happens to us. The second happens within us. We can't control the first, but
we can and should control the second.
Trying to become a good or better human being sounds like a commendable and high-minded
thing to do, yet it is an endeavor you cannot ultimately succeed in unless there is a shift in
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot
George Bernard Shaw
All big changes in human history have been arrived at slowly and through many compromises.
What then is the true gospel of consistency? Change.
If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.
We can never make progress in the comfort zone because those are the activities we can
already do easily, while panic-zone activities are so hard that we don't even know how to
approach them. Identifying the learning zone, which is not simple, and then forcing oneself to
stay continually in it as it changes, which is even harder - these are the first and most
important characteristics of deliberate practice.
Why resist change when it's the main source of your growth?
In order to grow, you must give up the struggle to remain the same, and learn to embrace
change at all times.
Michael A. Singer
Nothing is forever. Except change.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new
model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
I'd rather welcome change than cling to the past.
They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Sometimes you have to say goodbye to the things you know and hello to the things you
Steve McQueen, The Reivers, 1969