Every great team knows how to change and adapt based on their situation, like a pitcher changing the pitch, they’re going to throw on the mound, or an executive modifying the go-to-market strategy for a vertical. Change is hard to accept, in business and life. Even the greatest of leaders struggle to keep up. How can you prepare for change and make the changes you desire in your team, community, or personal life?
These inspiring quotes on change will help you achieve greatness. They are drawn from personal and professional experiences.
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Quotes About ChangeIn Life
1. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” -Winston Churchill
2. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” -Jimmy Dean
3. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” -Maya Angelou
4. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
5. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new” -Socrates
Famous Quotes About Change
6. “Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past and present are certain to miss the future” -John F. Kennedy
7. “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change” -Albert Einstein
8. “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward” -Martin Luther King Jr.
9. “If I’d asked my customers what they wanted, they’d have said ‘Don’t change anything.’” -Henry Ford
10. “ChangeThey will not arrive if we wait for someone else or at another time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” -Barack Obama
Inspirational Quotes About Change
11. “One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world” -Malala Yousafzai
12. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude” -Oprah Winfrey
13. “Don’t let rejection create self-doubt. The founder of Starbucks was turned down by 217 of the 242 investors he initially spoke with.” -Elizabeth Galbut
14. “Things don’t have to change the world to be important” -Steve Jobs
15. “Every day the clock resets. Your wins don’t matter. Your failures don’t matter. Do not dwell on the past, instead strive for what is possible. “ -Sean Higgins
Positive Quotes About Change
16. “YouIt’s possible to do it again. Look for the positive. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” -Ralph Marston
17. “Just take any step, whether small or large. Keep going, and take another step. It may take months, maybe years, but the path to success will become clear” -Aaron Ross
18. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” -Helen Keller
19. “If your startup builds a room full of pessimists and you have one optimist at the table, then I think you’re in the wrong business. But the other way around is invaluable and necessary” -David Cohen
20. “There is nothing permanent except change.” -Heraclitus
Quotes About ChangeKeep Moving on
21. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” -Leo Tolstoy
22. “Play to your strengths. If you aren’t great at something, do more of what you’re great at.” -Jason Lemkin
23. “YouDon’t be afraid to fail. YouUse it as a steppingstone. The past is gone. YouYou don’t have to dwell on the past mistakes. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” -Johnny Cash
24. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” -Harriet Tubman
25. “Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.” -Walt Disney
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Original publication August 2, 2018, at 7:30:00 am. Republished October 8, 2019.