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Change for the better Quotes

At any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.

Abraham Maslow

I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.

Aldous Huxle

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.

Alfred North Whitehead

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Andre Gide

Unless you are prepared to give up something valuable you will never be able to truly change at all, because you’ll be forever in the control of things you can’t give up

Andy Law

When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t stop them.

Andy Warhol

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

Arnold Bennett

Nothing happens until the pain of staying the same outweighs the pain of change

Arthur Burt

Change is inevitable. In a progressive country, change is constant.

Benjamin Disraeli

Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again.

Bikram Choudhury

It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.

Bob Proctor

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.

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.

C.S. Lewis

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

Carol Burnett

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.

Charles Darwin

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.

Chinese Proverb

Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.

Christina Baldwin

If you wish to be happy, think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and of that which you are able to change.

Christopher Paolini

A scholar who loves comfort is not fit to be called a scholar.

Confucius

But we can always assume that we all have the right and responsibility to choose to improve our condition in life. And that choice is the main trait of intelligence in a human being.

David Brinkley

For sure, there is always something about ourselves we can improve on. The human potential is limitless, so it’s impossible to reach a point of no growth.

David Brinkley

All great changes are preceded by chaos.

Deepak Chopra

I learned to take those experiences that were difficult in my life and in the adversity that I had overcome to use it for a positive change.

Dominique Moceanu

Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn’t all bad not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life to keep us moving … to keep us growing … to keep us interested . … Imagine life without change. It would be static … boring … du

Dr. Dennis O'Grady

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

One cause of misery is the inability to change.

Edward Counsel

Setting aside time to ponder on what we can change, and actively working to achieve those changes, means that we are freeing ourselves from the presumed restrictions of the past and that our changes are changes for the better.

Elizabeth Wilde McCormick

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.

Francis Bacon

If we change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.

Gail Sheeshy

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw

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.

George Christoph Lichtenberg

To change and to change for the better are two different things.

German Proverb

I was fortunate to find other ways to serve and be of use and to try my best to bring a positive change to the world. And I’m still trying.

Gore

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Harry S. Truman

In order to design a future of positive change, we must first become an expert at changing our minds.

Jacque Fresco

Strong character is brought out by change, weak ones by permanence.

Jean Paul

The only way you can sustain a permanent change is to create a new way of thinking, acting, and being.

Jennifer Hudson

Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.

Jim Rohn

You can change all things for the better when you change yourself for the better.

Jim Rohn

Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.

Jim Rohn

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

John D. Rockefeller

No great improvements in the lot of mankind are possible until a great change takes place in the fundamental constitution of their modes of thought.

John Stuart Mill

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

Joseph Campbell

Knowledge is power, and if you’re looking for the power to change, you have to make yourself knowledgeable. This is a message I try to continually share with children and hope that it takes hold and they go out and learn how to change the world in a positive way.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

If you wait, all that happens is you get older.

Larry McMurtry

The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.

Lech Waslesa

Each person’s task in life is to become an increasingly better person.

Leo Tolstoy

And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time

Libba Bray

When in doubt, choose change.

Lily Leung

What I like most about change is that it’s a synonym for hope . If you are taking a risk, what you are really saying is, I believe in tomorrow and I will be part of it.

Linda Ellerbee

Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy creating.

M. F. Ryan

Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy creating.

M.F. Ryan

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.

Madonna

Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.

Mahatma Gandhi

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

We must become the change we want to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.

Marilyn Monroe

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

Maya Angelou

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you know what you want to achieve in life, then you are more inspired to change for the better.

Philip Vang

Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change.

Ramsay Clark

To change the name and not the letter, is a change for the worst, and not for the better.

Robert Chambers

There is nobody who totally lacks the courage to change.

Rollo May

The most powerful thing you can do to change the world is to change your own beliefs about the nature of life, people, reality, to something more positive.

Shakti Gawain

I have always wanted to be a catalyst for bringing about positive change, inspiring others to choose goodness.

Shari Arison

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

Simone De Beauvoir

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.

Spanish Proverb

Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.

Steve Maraboli

The world will change for the better when people decide they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is, and decide to change themselves.

Sydney Madwed

Every generation needs a new revolution.

Thomas Jefferson

Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.

William Frederick Book

There is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Winston Churchill

When we feel like we need to measure up or to be better at something because we want to avoid disappointing the person we love, it is much harder to change for the better, because it’s hard to change when it’s not a change for ourselves, but for other people.

Xandria Ooi

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