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“The people who resist change will be confronted by the growing number of people who see that better ways are available, thanks to technology.” ~Bill Gates
“Change before you have to.” ~Jack Welch
“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” ~John Wooden
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ~Albert Einstein
“People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.” ~John Porter
“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
“Change is the process by which the future invades our lives.” ~Alvin Toffler
“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
“The key to change is to let go of fear.” ~Rosanne Cash
“In times of change learners inherit the Earth while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” ~Eric Hoffer
“The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.” Rupert MurdochWithout 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
“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” ~Frederick Douglass
“If you feel like it’s difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.” ~Andrea Jung
“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding on to something that is good for you now may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.” ~C. JoyBell C.
“People don’t resist change. They resist being changed!” ~Peter Senge
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~George Bernard Shaw
“I have accepted fear as part of life, specifically the fear of change. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: Turn back.” ~Erica Jong
“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” ~Stephen Hawking
“Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.” ~Sydney J. Harris
“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” ~Nathaniel Branden
“Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.” ~James Belasco and Ralph Stayer
“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” ~Robin Williams
“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” ~Unknown
“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.” ~Lao Tzu
“Any change, even for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” ~Arnold Bennett
Questions: Which of the above quotes is your favorite? Can you add to the list of quotes?
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