Quotations on Change

quotes“Change – that inevitable natural action that makes everything different from what it was an instant ago. Every puff of air and every drop of rain changes even the mightiest of mountains. Many people fear and avoid change, but change is necessary for our psychological healing and evolution. Learn to expand beyond your comfort zones and accept change as a fact of life since you truly cannot stop change!” — Maxwell Jennings

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“Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change – this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.” — Bruce Barton

“All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.” — Ellen Glasgow

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” — Anatole France

“Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.” — Dean Acheson

“Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” — Arnold Bennett

“Anyone who thinks there’s safety in numbers hasn’t looked at the stock market pages.” — Irene Peter

“Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.” — Bertolt Brecht

“Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

“Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine.” — Robert C. Gallagher

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

“He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.” — Harold Wilson

“If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.” — Carl Jung

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” — Frederick Douglass

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” — Gail Sheehy

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” — Maya Angelou

“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.

“Ignorance is no excuse, it’s the real thing.” — Irene Peter

“In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.” — Benjamin Disraeli

“It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.” — C. S. Lewis

“It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.” — Mignon McLaughlin

“Just because everything is different doesn’t mean anything has changed.” — Irene Peter

“Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” — Confucius

“The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” — Charles Kettering

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” — Confucius

“Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.” — Francis Bacon

“Things do not change; we change.” — Henry David Thoreau

“We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.” — Harrison Ford

“We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it.” — Carl T. Rowan

“We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.” — R. D. Laing

“When you are through changing, you are through.” — Bruce Barton

“When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.” — Stanislaw Lec

“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.” — Shunryu Suzuki

“Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.” — Frank Herbert

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Mohandas Gandhi

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