Change Quotes

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.


Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like just what you find. In this case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.


Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.


The company that is able to transform and adopt change quickest is the company that will win.


If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.


Some people change their ways when they see the light; others when they feel the heat.


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.


Unless things change, they are likely to remain the same.


Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re are still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy.


Things are always changing, as fast as everything stays the same.


If you want to make enemies, try to change something.


If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.


What I said never changed anyone. What they understood did.


It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.


It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones who are most responsive to change.


Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.


In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.


It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.


It is not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.


It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.