Change Quotes

When we are no longer able to change a situation we are challenged to change ourselves. –Viktor Frankl


When you make a mistake, don’t look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. –Hugh White


When you’re finished changing, you’re finished. -Benjamin Franklin


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


The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones. -Peter McWilliams


The only people who can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does. –Hugh Macleod


The only thing constant in life is change. -François de la Rochefoucauld


The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. –Flannery O’Connor


You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions. -Adlin Sinclair


In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. –Eric Hoffer


In the final analysis, change sticks when it becomes the way we do things around here. –John Kotter


In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. -Eric Hoffer


It follows that acceleration in the rate of change will result in an increasing need for reorganization. Reorganization is usually feared, because it means disturbance of the status quo, a potential threat to peoples vested interests in their jobs, and an upset to established ways of doing things. For these reasons, needed reorganization is often deferred. With a resulting loss in effectiveness and increase in costs. -Machiavelli


It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. This, in turn, means that our statesmen, our businessmen, our everyman must take on a science fictional way of thinking. -Isaac Asimov


You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. -Jim Rohn


You must be the change you wish to see in the world


You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. -Denis Waitley.


Benefits must outweigh the costs of changing.


Change is the essence of life. Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.


Change would be easy if it were not for all the people.