Here is a collection of quotes on change:
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything”.
– George Bernard Shaw
“When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.”
– Viktor E. Frankl
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude”.
– Maya Angelou
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek”.
– Barack Obama
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”.
– John F. Kennedy
“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often”.
– Winston Churchill
“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change”.
– Wayne Dyer
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world”.
– Mahatma Gandhi
“I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that”.
“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of”.
– Jim Rohn
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading”.
– Lao Tzu
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself”.
– Leo Tolstoy
“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
“Things do not change; we change”.
– Henry David Thoreau
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself”.
– Andy Warhol
“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent”.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable”.
– Denis Waitley
“It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be”.
– Isaac Asimov
“One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people’s minds”.
– Frank Zappa
“The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress”.
– Charles Kettering
“We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses”.
– Carl Jung
“Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next”.
– Gilda Radner
“Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken”.
– Frank Herbert
“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world”.
– Jack Layton