Quotable Quotes: Change

Sep 19, 2014 1 Min Read
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When Change is a Constant

Change is something usually being spoken about when it comes to transformation, learning and development. Change is so powerful, inevitable, and it brings us to greater heights moving forward yet very often, changes come with uncertainties and fears, which stop us from going beyond the comfort zone.

As changes stretch us, and as the saying goes, "Everything we want is simply on the opposite of fear", let's hold our heads and chins up, take the first step and embrace changes, for better, for greater. In this article, there is a collection of amazing quotes on change gathered from various resources and accomplished individuals, brought to you by the Leaderonomics Editorial!

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"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." James Baldwin

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

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.”  Leo Tolstoy

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill

“It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t… It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.”– James Gordon

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”  Wayne W. Dyer

"It doesn't matter how strong your opinion are. If you don't use your power for positive change, you are indeed part of the problem." Coretta Scott King

"All great changes are preceded by choas."Deepak Chopra

"We all get scared and want to turn away, but it isn't always strength that makes you stay. Strength is also making the decision to change your destiny."Zoraida Córdova

"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance." Alan Watts

"We must be impatient for change. Let us remember that our voice is a precious gift and we must use it."Claudia Flores

"If you do not change direction, you might end up where you are heading."Lao Tzu

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"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Barack Obama

"The changes we dread most may contain our salvation."Barbara Kingsolver

"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me."Carol Burnett

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

"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." George Bernard Shaw

"We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea."C. JoyBell C.

"I have accepted fear as part of life — specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back."Erica Jong

"Time may change me, but I can’t trace time."David Bowie

"To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly." Henri Bergson

"There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed."Kate Douglas Wiggin

"When in doubt, choose change." Lily Leung

"I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better." Georg C. Lichtenberg

"One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen can change the world."Malala Yousafzai

"There is nothing permanent except change." Heraclitus

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable." Helen Keller

"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples."Mother Teresa

"True life is lived when tiny changes occur."Leo Tolstoy

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past and present are certain to miss the future." – John F. Kennedy

"The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude."Oprah Winfrey

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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."Margaret Mead

"Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong." N.R. Narayana Murthy

"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them — that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like." Lao Tzu

"Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay."Simone de Beauvoir

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Maya Angelou

"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."Rumi

"It's not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change." Miles Davis

"There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have found in traveling in a stage coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and be bruised in a new place." Washington Irving

"To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often." Winston Churchill

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