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Never change a winning game; always change a losing one. - Bill Tilden

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

True life is lived when tiny changes occur. - Count Leo Tolstoy

Any change or reform you make is going to have consequence you don't like. - Mo Udall

It is a psychological fact that you can influence your environment and thoughts. If you do so consciously and with high purpose, you can change your habits and attitudes for the better. - Source Unknown

It's only the view from where you sit that makes you feel defeat. Life is full of many aisles, so why don't you change your seat? - Source Unknown

People who wait for changes to occur on the outside before they commit to making changes on the inside will never make any changes at all. - Source Unknown

Two basic rules of life: 1. Change is Inevitable 2. Everyone Resists Change. Remember this: When you are through changing... you're through. - Source Unknown

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. - Denis Waitley

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

We live in an era when rapid change breeds fear, and fear too often congeals us into a rigidity which we mistake for stability. - Lynn White

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. - Harold Wilson

Though I might travel afar, I will meet only what I carry with me, for every man is a mirror. We see only ourselves reflected in those around us. Their attitudes and actions are only a reflection of our own. The whole world and its condition has its counter parts within us all. Turn the gaze inward. Correct yourself and your world will change. - Kirsten Zambucka

Seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world. - A Course In Miracles

The industrial landscape is already littered with remains of once successful companies that could not adapt their strategic vision to altered conditions of competition. - Abernathy

It seemed that each time we would become proficient at a given task there would be a change made for no apparent reason. It sometimes appeared that changes were made simply because sufficient time had elapsed since the last change. And then our efforts would begin again from the beginning. - General Adalphos

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

Who we are never changes. Who we think we are does. - Mary S. Almanac

That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along. - Lisa Alther

So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being. - Henri Frederic Amiel

The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything or nothing. - Lady Nancy Astor

Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be the first. - Pearl Bailey

People can cry much easier than they can change. - James Baldwin

If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place. - Gita Bellin

To act and act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait and wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the rising and falling tides (of affairs), so that with nature and law at his back, and truth and beneficence as his beacon light, he may accomplish wonders. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other. Man thus becomes the victim of the tides when he should be their Master. - Helena Petrova Blavatsky

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. - Nathaniel Branden

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others. - Jacob M. Braude

Change is difficult but often essential to survival. - Les Brown

We are restless because of incessant change, but we would be frightened if change were stopped. - Lyman L. Bryson

Everything changes, nothing remains without change. - Buddha

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians. - Warren Buffett

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

It's hard for me to get used to these changing times. I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty. - George Burns

Give wind and tide a chance to change. - Richard E. Byrd

The lapse of ages changes all things -- time, language, the earth, the bounds of the sea, the stars of the sky, and every thing "about, around, and underneath" man, except man himself. - Lord Byron

The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but all is still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless change. - Thomas Carlyle

For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity. - Joyce Cary

In pain is a new time born. - Adelbert Von Chamisso

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely. - Karen Kaiser Clark

You do not notice changes in what is always before you. - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them. - Henry S. Commager

To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right. - Confucius

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value. - Stephen R. Covey

Chords that were broken will vibrate once more. - Fanny Crosby

Being willing to change allows you to move from a point of view to a viewing point -- a higher, more expansive place, from which you can see both sides. - Thomas Crum

Don't fear change -- embrace it. - Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

It struck me while I was sitting here; everything changes but the sea. - William B. Davis

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. - Jimmy Dean

We cannot become what we need to be, remaining what we are. - Max Depree

Change happens in the boiler room of our emotions... so find out how to light their fires. - Jeff Dewar

Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress. - Charles Dickens

Change is inevitable. Change is constant. - Benjamin Disraeli

The search for static security -- in the law and elsewhere -- is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts. - William O. Douglas

Of the events of life we may have some control. but over the law of its progress none. - John W. Draper

Change starts when someone sees the next step. - William Drayton

Change is an easy panacea. It takes character to stay in one place and be happy there. - Elizabeth C. Dunn

Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my voice I can help the greatest of all causes -- goodwill among men and peace on earth. - Albert Einstein

When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change. - Lucius C. Falkland

Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them. - Owen Felltham

No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal. - Marilyn Ferguson

When you're finished changing, you're finished. - Benjamin Franklin

Sometimes the answer to prayer is not that it changes life, but that it changes you. - James Dillet Freeman

Familiarity may breed contempt in some areas of human behavior, but in the field of social ideas it is the touchstone of acceptability. - J. William Galbraith

We must become the change we want to see. - Mahatma Gandhi

Music can't change the world. - Bob Geldof

One person's constant is another person's variable. - Susan Gerhart

Nobody told me how hard and lonely change is. - Joan Gilbertson

If things change then they will be different, but if they don't then things will stay the same. - Peter Gilcrest

Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Human beings, by change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow. - Woody Guthrie

Times change, and we change with them. - William Harrison

There is nothing permanent except change. - Heraclitus

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change. - Herodotus

Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better. - Richard Hooker

Life is made of millions of moments, but we live only one of these moments at a time. As we begin to change this moment, we begin to change our lives. - Trinidad Hunt

Only man is not content to leave things as they are but must always be changing them, and when he has done so, is seldom satisfied with the result. - Elspeth Huxley

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

Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change. - Jesse Jackson

I do not believe you can do today's job with yesterday's methods and be in business tomorrow. - Nelson Jackson

Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again. The world is not yet exhausted; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before. - Samuel Johnson

The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions. - Kabbalah

The more things change, the more they remain the same. - Alphonse Karr

For organizations and employees alike, the only real security is the ability to grow, change and adapt. - Kearney

The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again. - Charles Kingsley

A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller. - Paul Klee

If we want everything to remain as it is, it will be necessary for everything to change. - Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa

A rut is a grave with no ends. - Alan Lampkin

Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. - Bruce Lee

All things must change to something new, to something strange. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Slumber not in the tents of your fathers. The world is advancing. - Giuseppe Mazzini

The problem is not whether business will survive in competition with business, but whether any business will survive at all in the ;face of social change. - Laurence J. Mcginley

It's the most unhappy people who most fear change. - Mignon McLaughlin

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in. Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood. - Sir Peter Medawar

Man must be prepared for every event of life, for there is nothing that is durable. - Menander of Athens

Believe, if thou wilt, that mountains change their place, but believe not that man changes his nature. - Mohammed

When things come to the worse, they generally mend. - Susanna Moodie

People don't change. Only there costumes do. - Gene Moorse

We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society. - John Naisbitt

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. - Reinhold Niebuhr

Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life. - Herbert A. Otto

I realized the problem was me and nobody could change me except myself. - John Petworth

Just because everything's different doesn't mean anything's changed. - Irene Porter

Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes and I am left the same. The more things change the more I am the same. I am what I started with, and when it is all over I will be all that is left of me. - Hugh Prather

Change yourself, change your fortunes. - Portuguese Proverb

When you make a career change there has to be some kind of connection. I remember a Beverly Hills attorney who wanted to become a potato farmer in Oregon. Well, there's a guy who's born to lose. - Lew Richfield

I've continued to recognize the power individuals have to change virtually anything and everything in their lives in an instant. I've learned that the resources we need to turn our dreams into reality are within us, merely waiting for the day when we decide to wake up and claim our birthright. - Anthony Robbins

They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change. - John Ruskin

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent. - Nolan Ryan

Some people change their ways when they see the light, others when they feel the heat. - Caroline Schoeder

You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn't want to. - Robert H. Schuller

We need to change so we can remain the same. - Dorothy Serrity

People do no change with the times, they change the times. - P.K. Shaw

Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed, -- but it returneth. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

What we remember can always be changed, what we forget we are always. - Richard Shelton

A stop sign is a gift for you to learn that moving in the same direction won't take you any place new. - Rex Steven Sikes

Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you. - Marsha Sinetar

The longer you stay in one place, the greater your chances of disillusionment. - Art Spander

A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it. - Herbert Spencer

It is not well to make great changes in old age. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon


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