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Change And Progress 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.

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

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

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

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

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 future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The only thing that is constant is change.

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

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

Change And Progress Quotes About The Power Of Adaptability

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

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

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.
Charles Darwin

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

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

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

Change And Progress Quotes About Moving Forward With Courage

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

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
J.M. Power

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

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 future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.
Leonard I. Sweet

Change And Progress Quotes About The Beauty Of Transformation

Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It's a journey of discovery - there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.
Rick Warren

The only constant in life is change.

The beauty of the world lies in the diversity of its people.

Change And Progress Quotes About The Importance Of Innovation

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Steve Jobs

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Woodrow Wilson

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

Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat.
Steve Jobs

The most successful entrepreneurs are those who are willing to take risks and try new things.
Mark Zuckerberg

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

Change And Progress Quotes About The Inevitability Of Change

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

Change before you have to.
Jack Welch

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X

Change And Progress Quotes About The Value Of Learning From Mistakes

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
John Powell

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.
Al Franken

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Elbert Hubbard

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce

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

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

The only way to avoid mistakes is to have no new ideas.
Albert Einstein

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Denis Waitley

Admitting our mistakes is a sign of maturity and wisdom. We learn more from knowing our mistakes.

Change And Progress Quotes About The Impact Of Positive Change

If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!
T. Harv Eker

Change And Progress Quotes About The Role Of Change In Personal Development

Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
Frank Herbert

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

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale

Change And Progress Quotes About The Connection Between Change And Success

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
Frank Zappa

Change And Progress Quotes About The Inspiration Of Change-Makers

Be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.
Tony Robbins

Change And Progress Quotes About The Necessity 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

Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first.
Frederick B. Wilcox

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

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

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

Change And Progress Quotes About The Rewards 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 that we make to keep going when we feel like giving up.
Kate Snow

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 enjoyed.
Suzanne Harper

Change And Progress Quotes About The Significance Of Growth

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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