Quotes: On Change

“There was that law of life, so cruel and yet so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.”
–Norman Mailer

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”
-Mary Engelbreit

“We can change things by simply believing them to be different.”

“We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”

“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.”
–Douglas Noel Adams

“Philosophers have interpreted the world in many ways. The point however, is to change it.”
– Karl Marx

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
-Lucille Ball

 “The era of procrastination, half measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.”
–Winston Churchill

” You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could & should do for themselves.”
-Abraham Lincoln

 “You can’t change people, but you can prove them wrong repetitively until they decide to change themselves.”

“I didn’t get along with Lindsay Lohan on ‘Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen’, but you have to consider that we were 16-year-old girls. I haven’t seen Lindsay since then, but I imagine she’s grown and become a different person. I know I have.”
-Megan Fox

“Change is a challenge for the courageous, an opportunity for the alert, and a threat to the insecure.”
-Live, Learn and Pass It On

“The key to having a good attitude is the willingness to change.”

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.”
-Elijah Wood

“We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”

“I’m not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.”

“When you change what you believe, you change what you do.”
-Who Moved My Cheese?

“A change imposed is a change opposed.”
-Who Moved My Chees?

“I don’t believe in accepting a changeable condition.”
-Thank You and You’re Welcome

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
-George Eliot

“And tell me, when did standard, tested, safe ideas CHANGE the world? Never!”
–How To Have Kick Ass Ideas

“He who reforms himself has done more toward reforming the public than a crowd of noisy, impotent patriots.” ~Johann Kaspar Lavater

“By seeing the world through a child’s eyes, you often find simple solutions to your issue, because the whole issue changes.”
– How To Have Kick Ass Ideas

“The Philosophers have interpreted the world in various ways; the point however, is to change it.”
-Karl Marx

“The only thing constant in this world is change.”

“Be the change you wish to see the in world.”
–Mahatma Gandhi

“Most people want to change the world to improve their lives. What a wasted effort. If only they would improve themselves, they would be better off and so would the world.”

Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself.
-Leo Tolstoy

“Every time you change the world transforms.”
– Deepak Chopra

“When we’re young, we want to change the world. When we’re old, we want to change the young.”

“God please grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the strength to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.”

 “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”
-Woodrow Wilson

“I don’t believe in accepting a changeable condition.”
-Kanye West

“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.”
-JK Rowling

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