If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
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.
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.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
C. S. Lewis
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
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.
I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people.
All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Viktor E. Frankl
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
To improve is to change to be perfect is to change often.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
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