Looking for some ways to inspire someone who is going through troubling times? Here are some wise quotes about change that might be just what you need to feel better.
“Nothing is permanent except change.”
One of the oldest quotes on change, it was spoken by none other than Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher. He understood as early as during 535 BC – 475 BC, the volcanic nature of everything that surrounds us.
Change in life is something that can neither be avoided nor ignored. Many a time in life, changes take place without even being felt. However, it is never looked at with a sense of positivity. When things change, the basic human reaction is fear.
Rarely do we look at it with a brighter perspective. We do not realize that change is growth and much more. It is the start of something bigger, better, and much more beautiful. Here are some selected quotes on change that are sure to make you feel good about whatever it is in your life that has changed.
“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
“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.”
“Impossible situations can become possible miracles.”
―Robert H. Schuller
“Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.”
“Change yourself and fortune will change with you.”
“It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.”
―W. Edwards Deming
“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.”
―Alexander Graham Bell
“Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of the decisions and actions you take today.”
―Akin A. Awolaja
“Transformation literally means going beyond your form.”
“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.”
“If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.”
“Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.”
―Anthony J. D’Angelo
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”