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Quotes About Change to Motivate and Inspire

It is ironic that the only thing that stays the same is that there is always change. Change can be hard; overwhelming even. It is almost always worth it. We adapt, we grow, we prosper. Here we present inspiring quotes about change for you to ponder. We hope they provide valuable perspective for you or anyone you know dealing with change.

Quote: Change your thoughts and you change your world. by author Norman Vincent Peale overlaid on photo of three women sitting on rock near body of water
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Change your thoughts and you change your world.


Quote: Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. by author Andre Gide overlaid on photo of orange moon during nighttime
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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.


Quote: Only in the darkness can you see the stars. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of snow mountains under nightsky
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Only in the darkness can you see the stars.


Quote: Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. by author Les Brown overlaid on photo of photo of pine tree
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Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.


Quote: Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics. by author Victor Pinchuk overlaid on photo of man and woman holding each others hands
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Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.


Quote: We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. by author Tony Robbins overlaid on photo of water droplets on green leaf
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We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.


Quote: Optimists are usually wrong. But all the great change in history, positive change, was done by optimists. by author Thomas Friedman overlaid on photo of brown wooden hanging bridge surrounded by green trees during daytime
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Optimists are usually wrong. But all the great change in history, positive change, was done by optimists.


Quote: 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. by author Reinhold Niebuhr overlaid on photo of tan wallpaper
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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.


Quote: 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. by author Charles Dickens overlaid on photo of leafless tree under gray sky
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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.


Quote: Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. by author Benjamin Disraeli overlaid on photo of man in orange jacket and black pants doing snow ski during daytime
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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.


Quote: No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change. by author Barbara De Angelis overlaid on photo of man in red shirt sitting on white suv during daytime
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No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.


Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.


Quote: Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others. by author Gerald Jampolsky overlaid on photo of orange abstract painting
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Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.


Quote: People change, they grow. by author Jacob Young overlaid on photo of gray slabs
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People change, they grow.


Quote: Be the change that you wish to see in the world. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.


Quote: Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. by author Coco Chanel overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on persons hand
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Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.


Quote: You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone. by author Roy T. Bennett overlaid on photo of butterfly perched on flower
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You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.


Quote: We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis. by author LeeAnn Taylor overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on yellow flower
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We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.


Quote: I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves. by author Steve Maraboli overlaid on photo of person holding blue lighted string
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I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.


Quote: If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write. by author Martin Luther overlaid on photo of person writing on white paper
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If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.


Quote: Do you want to change the world? Then change yourself first. Do you want to change yourself? Then remain completely silent inside the silence-sea. by author Sri Chinmoy overlaid on photo of red and blue light digital wallpaper
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Do you want to change the world? Then change yourself first. Do you want to change yourself? Then remain completely silent inside the silence-sea.


Quote: You cannot change what you are, only what you do. by author Philip Pullman overlaid on photo of 10 us dollar bill
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You cannot change what you are, only what you do.


Quote: I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it. by author Maya Angelou overlaid on photo of photo of author Maya Angelou with quote

I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.


Quote: Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience. by author Robert Greene overlaid on photo of black and white bird on seashore
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Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.


Quote: You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be. by author Marianne Williamson overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing on grass field during daytime
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You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.


Quote: Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge. by author Eckhart Tolle overlaid on photo of galaxy
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Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.


Quote: Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create. by author Oprah Winfrey overlaid on photo of pink balloon tied on white wooden chair
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Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.


Quote: Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change. by author Jim Rohn overlaid on photo of four handheld gardening tools on rack
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Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.


Quote: Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. by author William James overlaid on photo of sunset dirt road
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Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.


Quote: If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. by author Wayne W. Dyer overlaid on photo of silhouette photo of aurora borealis
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If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.


Quote: What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. by author Wayne W. Dyer overlaid on photo of woman in black jacket sitting on green grass field near body of water during daytime
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What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.


Quote: Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change. by author Thomas Hardy overlaid on photo of silhouette of kneeling man
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Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.


Quote: We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. by author Sonia Johnson overlaid on photo of woman carrying baby while walking
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We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.


Quote: The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. by author Soren Kierkegaard overlaid on photo of brown rugby ball
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The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.


Quote: Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor. by author Robert Frost overlaid on photo of turned on gray laptop computer
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Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.


Quote: 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. by author Nolan Ryan overlaid on photo of man kneeling down near shore
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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.


Quote: Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. by author Mary Ritter Beard overlaid on photo of person holding heart shaped red balloon
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Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.


Quote: If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. by author Michael Jordan overlaid on photo of pink and blue painted wall
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If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.


Quote: A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings. by author Mason Cooley overlaid on photo of white and brown corgi besides brown dog
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A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings.


Quote: Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. by author Malala Yousafzai overlaid on photo of silhouette of person jumping in mid air
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Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.


True life is lived when tiny changes occur.


Quote: Words are powerful; if you change your words, you can change your life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of 2 girls in blue dress standing on brown field during daytime
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Words are powerful; if you change your words, you can change your life.


Quote: A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of silhouette of tall trees
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A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.


Quote: Nothing endures but change. by author Heraclitus overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones
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Nothing endures but change.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Nothing endures but change. There is nothing permanent except change. All is flux, nothing stays still.


Quote: There is nothing permanent except change. by author Heraclitus overlaid on photo of person holding fan of 100 us dollar bill
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There is nothing permanent except change.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

There is nothing permanent except change. Nothing is permanent except change. The only constant is change. Change is the only constant. Change alone is unchanging.


Quote: To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. by author Henri Bergson overlaid on photo of tiger swallowtail butterfly perched on yellow flower in close up photography during daytime
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.




Quote: I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process. by author Edward James Olmos overlaid on photo of white petaled flowers beside gray wall
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I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process.


Quote: If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong. by author Charles F. Kettering overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles F. Kettering with quote

If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.


Quote: The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. by author Carl R. Rogers overlaid on photo of empty brown concrete stairs beside green grass under starry sky long-exposure photography
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The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.


Quote: Change is rarely comfortable. by author Arno Penzias overlaid on photo of tall green flowering grasses under blue and white cloudy sky
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Change is rarely comfortable.


Quote: The key to why things change is the key to everything. by author James E. Burke overlaid on photo of grass field under cloudy sky
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The key to why things change is the key to everything.


Quote: Growth and change are never easy...If it were easy, you would have done it long ago. by author Lawrence LeShan overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountains under blue sky during daytime
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Growth and change are never easy...If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.


Quote: Small things lead to big changes. by author Allen Hershkowitz overlaid on photo of photo of author Allen Hershkowitz with quote

Small things lead to big changes.


Quote: The revolutionary is the revolution. by author Abhijit Naskar overlaid on photo of silver round coin on white ceramic pig coin bank
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The revolutionary is the revolution.


Quote: The moment of change is the only poem. by author Adrienne Rich overlaid on photo of photo of author Adrienne Rich with quote

The moment of change is the only poem.


Quote: A zebra does not change its spots. by author Al Gore overlaid on photo of photo of author Al Gore with quote

A zebra does not change its spots.


Quote: Change is not merely necessary to life -- it is life. by author Alvin Toffler overlaid on photo of photo of author Alvin Toffler with quote

Change is not merely necessary to life -- it is life.


Quote: Things can change in a day. by author Arundhati Roy overlaid on photo of photo of author Arundhati Roy with quote

Things can change in a day.


Quote: Change your thoughts to change your reality. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
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Change your thoughts to change your reality.


Quote: Don't fear change; embrace it! by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of person holding 100 US Dollar banknote
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Don't fear change; embrace it!


Quote: Fear stagnation; embrace change. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of woman walking on street surrounded by buildings
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Fear stagnation; embrace change.


Quote: All good things must come to an end. by author Geoffrey Chaucer overlaid on photo of brown and gray stick
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All good things must come to an end.


Quote: You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future. by author Isak Dinesen overlaid on photo of photo of author Isak Dinesen with quote

You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future.


Everything changes but change.


Quote: Life can change in an instant. by author Jodi Picoult overlaid on photo of flowers
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Life can change in an instant.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Life can change in an instant; don't be so worried about the future that you forget to celebrate what you have right now.


Quote: The wind of change, whatever it is, blows most freely through an open mind. by author Katharine Whitehorn overlaid on photo of white ceramic mug with coffee on brown wooden table
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The wind of change, whatever it is, blows most freely through an open mind.


Quote: Change is not always easy when patterns in our lives have existed so long. by author Lolly Daskal overlaid on photo of two dogs sitting on maroon area rug
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Change is not always easy when patterns in our lives have existed so long.


Quote: The more you adapt, the more interesting you are. by author Martha Stewart overlaid on photo of macro shot photography of two votive candles
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The more you adapt, the more interesting you are.


Quote: Discontent is the catalyst for change. by author Mike Murdock overlaid on photo of man smiling while facing other person
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Discontent is the catalyst for change.


Change is the one thing we can be sure of.


Quote: Enter new waters. by author Robert Greene overlaid on photo of person standing near the stairs
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Enter new waters.


Quote: Stress is a message. It is a personal invitation to make a change for the better. by author Robert Holden overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of brown cat
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Stress is a message. It is a personal invitation to make a change for the better.


Quote: Don't just change, transform. by author Roy T. Bennett overlaid on photo of photo of author Roy T. Bennett with quote

Don't just change, transform.


Quote: Think progress, not perfection. by author Ryan Holiday overlaid on photo of photo of author Ryan Holiday with quote

Think progress, not perfection.


Quote: In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost. by author Madame Swetchine overlaid on photo of sunset
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In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.


Quote: You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life. by author Steve Maraboli overlaid on photo of orange and white kitty pink background
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You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life.


Quote: Your greatest self has been waiting your whole life; don't make it wait any longer. by author Steve Maraboli overlaid on photo of Rialto Bridge, Venice Italy
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Your greatest self has been waiting your whole life; don't make it wait any longer.


Quote: Old ways won't open new doors. by author Unknown Author overlaid on photo of photo of author Unknown Author with quote

Old ways won't open new doors.


Quote: Your past is something you cannot change. You can't live it; it's dead. by author Alexandra Stoddard overlaid on photo of person holding brown leaf
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Your past is something you cannot change. You can't live it; it's dead.


Quote: Sometimes a journey makes itself necessary. by author Anne Carson overlaid on photo of person holding fan of 100 us dollar bill
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Sometimes a journey makes itself necessary.


Quote: Either you adapt to change or be changed by it. by author Bernard Kelvin Clive overlaid on photo of men walking on road
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Either you adapt to change or be changed by it.


Quote: Life changes on a dime, so live life to the fullest. by author Max Holloway overlaid on photo of photo of author Max Holloway with quote

Life changes on a dime, so live life to the fullest.


Quote: Change is such hard work. by author Billy Crystal overlaid on photo of bride holding bouquet standing on white stairs
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Change is such hard work.


Quote: Bravery is the engine of change. by author Aisha Tyler overlaid on photo of sunset
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Bravery is the engine of change.


Quote: Change is always a little bit strange. by author Brendon Urie overlaid on photo of man facing women near forest
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Change is always a little bit strange.


Quote: Some things will never change. by author Bruce Hornsby overlaid on photo of two mugs of brown liquids
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Some things will never change.


Quote: Change is not an event, it's a process. by author Cheryl James overlaid on photo of city lights from hill
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Change is not an event, it's a process.


Quote: Change, when it comes, cracks everything open. by author Dorothy Allison overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones
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Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.


Quote: As with anything creative, change is inevitable. by author Enya overlaid on photo of monarch butterfly perched on green leaf in close up photography during daytime
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As with anything creative, change is inevitable.


Quote: It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it. by author Georg Christoph Lichtenberg overlaid on photo of orange tabby kitten
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It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.


Quote: The best way to predict the future is to change it. by author George M. Church overlaid on photo of sunset
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The best way to predict the future is to change it.


Quote: Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth. by author Lenny Kravitz overlaid on photo of monarch butterfly perched on orange flower in close up photography during daytime
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Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.


Quote: Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. by author Keri Russell overlaid on photo of boy and cat in front of moon
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Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.


Quote: Very great change starts from very small conversations, held among people who care. by author Margaret J. Wheatley overlaid on photo of white concrete houses under blue sky at daytime
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Very great change starts from very small conversations, held among people who care.


Quote: You have to endure what you can't change. by author Marie de France overlaid on photo of Oak Creek Sedona
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You have to endure what you can't change.


Quote: Looking back isn't going to help you. Moving forward is the thing you have to do. by author McKayla Maroney overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly
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Looking back isn't going to help you. Moving forward is the thing you have to do.


Quote: Change brings opportunity. by author Nido Qubein overlaid on photo of white lead pencil on surface
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Change brings opportunity.


Quote: Enough is enough and it's time for a change. by author Owen Hart overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of sunflower
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Enough is enough and it's time for a change.


Quote: I think it's important to change and not be associated with your character too much. by author Rose Leslie overlaid on photo of golden retriever inside car
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I think it's important to change and not be associated with your character too much.


Quote: Every generation is gonna keep changing, and you just have to embrace the change. by author Wyclef Jean overlaid on photo of white and brown corgi besides brown dog
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Every generation is gonna keep changing, and you just have to embrace the change.


Quote: Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. by author Henry Steele Commager overlaid on photo of photo of author Henry Steele Commager with quote

Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change.


We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.


Quote: If you change nothing, nothing will change. by author Rajkummar Rao overlaid on photo of photo of author Rajkummar Rao with quote

If you change nothing, nothing will change.


Quote: Change is inevitable but personal growth is a choice. by author Bob Proctor overlaid on photo of two grey elephants on grass plains during sunset
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Change is inevitable but personal growth is a choice.


Quote: You may not be able to change the world, but you can change the world around you. by author Frank Sonnenberg overlaid on photo of photo of author Frank Sonnenberg with quote

You may not be able to change the world, but you can change the world around you.


Quote: Change is the one constant in life. by author K. Weikel overlaid on photo of woman holding cake looking up
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Change is the one constant in life.


Quote: Out of chaos, there is change. by author Natalie Nascenzi overlaid on photo of Russian Blue cat sleeping on whit textile
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Out of chaos, there is change.


Quote: Every journey towards change begins with awareness. by author Sharon Weil overlaid on photo of A stack of thick folders on a white surface
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Every journey towards change begins with awareness.


Quote: Love has the power to change everything. by author Anthony D. Williams overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of orange and beige butterfly on purple flowers
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Love has the power to change everything.


Quote: No change ever evolved out of consensus. by author Sravani Saha Nakhro overlaid on photo of people walking on grey concrete floor during daytime
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No change ever evolved out of consensus.


Quote: Create the new world that we all wish to see. by author Ari Gunzburg overlaid on photo of mountains with trees under white star at night
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Create the new world that we all wish to see.


Quote: Change your vision to change your decisions. by author Ari Gunzburg overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones
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Change your vision to change your decisions.


Quote: Change your thoughts... charge your life. by author Shawn Anderson overlaid on photo of turned on desk lamp beside pile of books
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Change your thoughts... charge your life.


Quote: A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will. by author Spanish proverbs overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
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A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.


Quote: When in doubt, choose change. by author Lily Leung overlaid on photo of black and white abstract illustration
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When in doubt, choose change.


Quote: To change everything, simply change your attitude. by author Eric Hoffer overlaid on photo of brown tabby kitten on white surface
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To change everything, simply change your attitude.


Quote: Change yourself and your work will seem different. by author Norman Vincent Peale overlaid on photo of woman in white shirt sitting on brown rock near lake during daytime
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Change yourself and your work will seem different.


Quote: Things don't change, people change. by author Jim Rohn overlaid on photo of man holding rifle
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Things don't change, people change.


Quote: The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change. by author Bill Clinton overlaid on photo of photo of author Bill Clinton with quote

The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.


Quote: Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of sunset
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Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.


Quote: Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change. by author Richard Branson overlaid on photo of black and pink heart print textile
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Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.


Quote: Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights. by author Pauline R. Kezer overlaid on photo of woman in black jacket sitting on green grass field near body of water during daytime
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Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.


Quote: The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. by author Charles Dubois overlaid on photo of green ceramic mug beside book
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The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.


Quote: There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life. by author Theodore Roosevelt overlaid on photo of pink flowers in vase
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There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life.


Quote: Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of photo of author Martin Luther King Jr.  with quote

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.


Quote: And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time. by author Libba Bray overlaid on photo of sunset
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And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.


Quote: We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change. by author Sheryl Sandberg overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
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We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.


Quote: Fashion changes, but style endures. by author Coco Chanel overlaid on photo of autumn leaves on body of water
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Fashion changes, but style endures.


Quote: Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. by author Marilyn Monroe overlaid on photo of blue sky
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Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.


Quote: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. by author A. A. Milne overlaid on photo of photo of author A. A. Milne with quote

You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.


Quote: Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal. by author Ali Vincent overlaid on photo of grayscale photo of man and woman kissing
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Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal.


Quote: The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself. by author C. JoyBell C.  overlaid on photo of C. JoyBell C.  quote: The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.- black text on quotes background

The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.


Quote: People do not change, they are merely revealed. by author Anne Enright overlaid on photo of photo of author Anne Enright with quote

People do not change, they are merely revealed.


Quote: The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. by author Steve Jobs overlaid on photo of person typing on Apple Cordless Keyboard
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The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.


Quote: I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of sunset
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I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.


Quote: We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become. by author Dr. David Hawkins overlaid on photo of telescope
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We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become.


Quote: Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. by author John C. Maxwell overlaid on photo of low angle photography of green and brown tree
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Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.


Quote: The future always comes too fast and in the wrong order. by author Alvin Toffler overlaid on photo of photo of author Alvin Toffler with quote

The future always comes too fast and in the wrong order.


Quote: Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history. by author Joan Wallach Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Joan Wallach Scott with quote

Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history.


Quote: Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away. by author Frida Kahlo overlaid on photo of brown and white ceramic dog figurine
Photo Credit: Karsten Winegeart

Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.


Quote: It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. by author Charles Darwin overlaid on photo of red textile in close up photography
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It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.


Quote: Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes. by author Walt Whitman overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of bee on flower
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Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes.


Quote: The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists. by author Japanese Proverb overlaid on photo of yellow flower field during sunset
Photo Credit: Robin Mathlener

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.


Quote: Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay. by author Matthew Flickstein overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing on top of gray rock at beach
Photo Credit: Nathan Dumlao

Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay.


Quote: Life is a progress, and not a station. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower
Photo Credit: John Duncan

Life is a progress, and not a station.


Quote: It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. by author Epictetus overlaid on photo of airplane wing above body of water during daytime
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It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.


Quote: The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging. by author Warren Buffett overlaid on photo of silhouette of man standing on rock while looking in sky
Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy

The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.


Quote: The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. by author Socrates overlaid on photo of black textile in close up photography
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The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.


Quote: Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. by author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley overlaid on photo of woman in gray knit sweater covering her face with her hand
Photo Credit: Liz Fitch

Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.


Quote: Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone. by author Billy Cox overlaid on photo of photo of author Billy Cox with quote

Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone.


Quote: Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. by author James Baldwin overlaid on photo of brown leaf tree facing the lake
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.


Quote: Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman. by author Maya Angelou overlaid on photo of photo of author Maya Angelou with quote

Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.


Quote: Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of blue flowers in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: Tim S

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.


Quote: Change, like healing, takes time. by author Veronica Roth overlaid on photo of tall green flowering grasses under blue and white cloudy sky
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Change, like healing, takes time.


Quote: Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk. by author Leo Buscaglia overlaid on photo of blue boat on sand near body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: Mickey O'neil

Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk.


Quote: Our heads are round so thought can change direction. by author Allen Ginsberg overlaid on photo of photo of author Allen Ginsberg with quote

Our heads are round so thought can change direction.


Quote: The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday. by author Steve Maraboli overlaid on photo of body of water under clear blue sky painting
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The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.


Quote: Failure changes for the better, success for the worse. by author Seneca the Younger overlaid on photo of photo of author Seneca the Younger with quote

Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.


Quote: What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. by author Tim Ferriss overlaid on photo of photo of author Tim Ferriss with quote

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.

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What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. As I have heard said, a person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have. Resolve to do one thing every day that you fear. I got into this habit by attempting to contact celebrities and famous businesspeople for advice.


Quote: What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. by author Mignon McLaughlin overlaid on photo of round ceramic bowl with lighted candle
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What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.


Quote: Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots. by author Victor Hugo overlaid on photo of white and blue floral textile
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Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.


Quote: The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation. by author Vernon Howard overlaid on photo of red flame
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The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation.


Quote: If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior. by author William Glasser overlaid on photo of man in cowboy hat
Photo Credit: Vidar Nordli-Mathisen

If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.


Quote: Transformation literally means going beyond your form. by author Wayne W. Dyer overlaid on photo of woman holding brown umbrella
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Transformation literally means going beyond your form.


Quote: Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them. by author Owen Feltham overlaid on photo of silhouette of man standing on rock while looking in sky
Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy

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


Quote: The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. by author Peter Drucker overlaid on photo of photo of author Peter Drucker with quote

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.


Quote: Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. by author Nelson Mandela overlaid on photo of red rose illustration
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.


Quote: The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. by author Nathaniel Branden overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on yellow flower
Photo Credit: Joshua J. Cotten

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.


Quote: You really can change the world if you care enough. by author Marian Wright Edelman overlaid on photo of brown rocky mountain under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Brian Wangenheim

You really can change the world if you care enough.


Quote: We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing. by author Maria Mitchell overlaid on photo of pink and white flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.


Quote: Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it. by author Marcus Aurelius Antoninus overlaid on photo of photo of author Marcus Aurelius Antoninus with quote

Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.


Quote: The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.printed in white text on seashore background

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.


Quote: Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.


Quote: If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. by author Laozi (Lao-Tzu) overlaid on photo of photo of author Laozi (Lao-Tzu) with quote

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


Quote: We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else. by author John Wooden overlaid on photo of person reaching black heart cutout paper
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.


Quote: Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change. by author Jesse Jackson overlaid on photo of black and white bird on seashore
Photo Credit: Albert Amor

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


Quote: All things must change to something new, to something strange. by author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow overlaid on photo of man riding on boat on body of water
Photo Credit: Stefan Gunnarsson

All things must change to something new, to something strange.


Quote: He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. by author Harold Wilson overlaid on photo of woman signing on white printer paper beside woman about to touch the documents
Photo Credit: Gabrielle Henderson

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


Quote: Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
Photo Credit: Khamkéo Vilaysing

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


Quote: Some scientists believe climate change is the cause of unprecedented melting of the North Pole, and that effects these very uncertain weather patterns. I think we should listen to those scientists and experts. by author Dalai Lama overlaid on photo of green leafed vegetable on brown wooden surface
Photo Credit: Lukas Blazek

Some scientists believe climate change is the cause of unprecedented melting of the North Pole, and that effects these very uncertain weather patterns. I think we should listen to those scientists and experts.


Quote: An entrepreneur is someone who brings a pattern change. by author Bill Drayton overlaid on photo of photo of author Bill Drayton with quote

An entrepreneur is someone who brings a pattern change.


Quote: Music can change the world because it can change people. by author Bono overlaid on photo of brown metal machine on gray concrete wall near sea during daytime
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Music can change the world because it can change people.


Quote: In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable. by author Benjamin Disraeli overlaid on photo of photo of author Benjamin Disraeli with quote

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


Quote: The more things change, the more they are the same. by author Alphonse Karr overlaid on photo of photo of author Alphonse Karr with quote

The more things change, the more they are the same.


Quote: Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. by author Arthur Schopenhauer overlaid on photo of gray concrete road between trees
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Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.


Quote: The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. by author Alfred North Whitehead overlaid on photo of photo of author Alfred North Whitehead with quote

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


Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.


Quote: I like working with people. I believe change can only come through collaboration. by author Alain de Botton overlaid on photo of photo of author Alain de Botton with quote

I like working with people. I believe change can only come through collaboration.


Quote: Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job. by author Adlai E. Stevenson overlaid on photo of photo of author Adlai E. Stevenson with quote

Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.


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