Famous Quotes About Change

Read these famous quotes to learn why change is necessary

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We have always validated change as the only constant in the world. We approve of change, as change leads to improvement. But what if change leads to a lowering of standards? What if change means more pollution, more poverty, and more destruction? Should change always be welcomed? Read these quotes carefully to understand why change is inevitable.

Jawaharlal Nehru

"The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up and those who were up go down."

Barack Obama

"Change doesn't come from Washington. Change comes to Washington."

Winston Churchill

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

John A. Simone Sr.

"If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change. If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change."

Faith Baldwin

"Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations."

Publilius Syrus

"A rolling stone can gather no moss."

Washington Irving

"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."

Heraclitus

"Nothing is permanent, but change."

Nelson Mandela

"One of the things I learnt when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself I could not change others."

Henry Brooks Adams

"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit."

H. G. Wells

"Adapt or perish, now as ever, is Nature's inexorable imperative."

Isaac Asimov

"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."

Herbert Otto

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

Arnold Bennett

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

Helen Keller

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable."

Spanish Proverb

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

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