Meaningful Quotes about Change
It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
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.
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
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.
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.
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.
Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
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.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine.
Robert C. Gallagher
Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
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.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
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.
None of us knows what the next change is going to be, what unexpected opportunity is just around the corner, waiting to change all the tenor of our lives.
- Kathleen Norris