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Change And Improvement Quotes About Embracing New Beginnings

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.

Change is the end result of all true learning.
Leo Buscaglia

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
J.P. Morgan

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
Alan Watts

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.
John C. Maxwell

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
William James

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Maya Angelou

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
Albert Einstein

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Wayne Dyer

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Power Of Small Steps

Small steps in the right direction can turn out to be the biggest step of your life.
Naeem Callaway

Small steps lead to big changes.

Small steps are giant leaps in waiting.
Chris Burkmenn

Small steps can lead to big improvements.

Small steps can lead to great distances.

Small steps can lead to great achievements.

Small steps can lead to great progress.

Small steps can lead to great success.

Small steps can lead to big transformations.

Small steps can lead to big results.

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Importance Of Self-Reflection

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Without self-reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.
Margaret J. Wheatley

The only way 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.
C. JoyBell C.

The only journey is the one within.
Rainer Maria Rilke

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

If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and make a change.
Michael Jackson

The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.
Charles Dickens

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Beauty Of Imperfection

The beauty of imperfection is that it's real. It's raw. It's untouched. It's you.

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Marilyn Monroe

The beauty of imperfection is that it's unique and that's what makes it stand out.

Imperfection is not a flaw, it's a feature.

The beauty of imperfection is that it's a reminder that we're all human and we all make mistakes.

Imperfection is beauty in disguise.

The beauty of imperfection is that it allows us to see the world in a different light.

Imperfection is the spice of life.

The beauty of imperfection is that it's a constant reminder that we can always improve.

Imperfection is not something to hide, it's something to celebrate.

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Value Of Taking Risks

If you're not a little bit uncomfortable on a daily basis, you're not growing. The magic happens outside of your comfort zone.
Jack Canfield

The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
Mark Zuckerberg

If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done.
Thomas Jefferson

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nelson Mandela

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Wayne Gretzky

The only way to do something in depth is to work hard. The moment you start being in love with what you're doing, and thinking it's beautiful or rich, then you're in danger.
Miuccia Prada

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Necessity Of Adaptability

Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
Mahatma Gandhi

The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
Kakuzo Okakura

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Albert Einstein

The only thing that is constant is change.

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

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Impact Of Positive Thinking

Positive thinking is powerful thinking. If you want happiness, fulfillment, success and inner peace, start thinking you have the power to achieve those things. Focus on the bright side of life and expect positive results.
Germany Kent

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Zig Ziglar

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt

Positive thinking is more than just a tagline. It changes the way we behave. And I firmly believe that when I am positive, it not only makes me better, but it also makes those around me better.
Harvey Mackay

Positive thinking is empowering, positive action is achieving.
Dr. T.P.Chia

Positive thinking is a valuable tool that can help you overcome obstacles, deal with pain, and reach new goals.
Amy Morin

Positive thinking is not about ignoring reality. It is about changing your perception of reality.
Chris Prentiss

Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass.
Ron Jaworski

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Need For Continuous Learning

The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.
Brian Herbert

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
B.B. King

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Dr. Seuss

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge.
John Young

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
B.B. King

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Alvin Toffler

The more you know, the more you realize you don't know.

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Rewards Of Hard Work

The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.
Robert Greene

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Vidal Sassoon

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Jimmy Johnson

The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.
Jordan Belfort

The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.
Charles Kingsleigh

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Potential Of Innovation

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Steve Jobs

The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday's logic.
Peter Drucker

Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship... the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
Peter Drucker

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay

The only constant in life is change.

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
Peter Drucker

Innovation is change that unlocks new value.
Jamie Notter

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
Charles Kettering

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Role Of Failure In Growth

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Henry Ford

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Henry Ford

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas Edison

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Truman Capote

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
J.K. Rowling

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end.
Denis Waitley

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Benefits Of Collaboration

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller

Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other's fund of collective intelligence.
Mike Schmoker

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Henry Ford

Collaboration is the best way to work. It's the only way to work, really.
Antony Starr

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
James Cash Penney

Collaboration is the key to success in almost all fields, and filmmaking is no different.
Mark Cousins

Collaboration is a force multiplier.
John C. Maxwell

Collaboration is the new competition.
Jacqueline Novogratz

Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen.
Amit Ray

Collaboration is the way to approach problems that are too big for one person to solve.
Richard Branson

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Significance Of Perseverance

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Newt Gingrich

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
Walter Elliot

Perseverance is the master impulse of the firmest souls, the discipline of the noblest virtues.
William Ellery Channing

Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
Lao Tzu

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Julie Andrews

Perseverance is not a personality trait. It is a choice we make to never give up.
Katrina Mayer

Perseverance is the secret of all triumphs.
Victor Hugo

Perseverance is the key to success. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Perseverance is not a destination, but a journey to be taken every day.
Catherine Pulsifer

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Transformational Power Of Change

Change before you have to.
Jack Welch

Change is the essence of life; be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.
Reinhold Niebuhr

Change And Improvement Quotes About The Connection Between Change And Success

Without change, there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.
William Pollard

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