Accepting Change Quotes

Accepting Change Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi, Tom Peters, Laozi, Washington Irving, C. S. Lewis, Leo Tolstoy and many others.

Be the compromise you want to see in the world.

Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
Accept change as a friend. And don’t take yourself too seriously.
Tom Peters
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position, and be bruised in a new place.
Washington Irving
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.
C. S. Lewis
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Be the change you want to see.
Mahatma Gandhi
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
People sometimes have a very hard time accepting change.
John Zorn
Be the trouble you want to see in the world.
Joey Comeau
Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.
Jim Rohn
Be the change you want to see in your networks
James H. Fowler
Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.
J. K. Rowling
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.
Marilyn Monroe
An individual’s state of consciousness (awareness) simply means his ability to accept change in his life. It includes new thoughts and new feelings, and the new behavior and actions that will naturally come as a result.
Harold Klemp
There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse.
Washington Irving
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.
Michael Jordan
People only accept change when they are faced with necessity, and only recognize necessity when a crisis is upon them.
Jean Monnet
If you don’t change direction, you end up where you are headed.
John Gibbons
Build what you want to see in the world.
Jack Dorsey
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Albert Einstein
All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Grief is not productive. It simply represents an inefficiency in accepting change of status.
Greg Bear
I’m always willing to accept change, just as long as it isn’t change for the sake of change. If that change will result in a better way of doing things, then I’m all for it.
James Van Fleet
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Carl Rogers
All great changes are preceded by chaos.
Deepak Chopra
One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.
Andre Gide
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.
Reinhold Niebuhr
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Knowledge empowers people. If people know the rules, and are sensitized by art, humor, and creativity, they are much more likely to accept change.
Antanas Mockus
Ignore reality, there’s nothing you can do about it.
Natalie Imbruglia
Cause change and lead; accept change and survive; resist change and die.
Ray Noorda
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
Joseph Campbell
The key to change is to let go of fear.
Rosanne Cash
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
Denis Waitley
If you can’t change it.. change the way you think about it
Mary Engelbreit
I think the growth of the brain is a slow process. But you do change and the more you accept change and embrace change, the better.
Diane Keaton
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Nathaniel Branden
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
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
Henri Bergson
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Maya Angelou
Baseball has always been slow to accept change. Only through dire pressure can any radical change be accomplished. The move of the Giants and Dodgers from New York to California brought that pressure in abundance.
Ford Frick