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Change is OK, Good or Great?

Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that change can be good. A great Heart of Innovation post and some of my favourite quotes:

38 Awesome Quotes on Change

1. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

3. “People don’t resist change. They resist being changed!” – Peter Senge

6. “Nothing endures but change.” – Heraclitus

7. “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller

11. “When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t stop them.” – Andy Warhol

13. “Things do not change; we change.” – Henry David Thoreau

18. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Victor Frankl

20. “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” – Woodrow Wilson

21. “Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.” – John Kenneth Galbraith

23. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

29. “The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon. If anything, competition in most industries will probably speed up even more in the next few decades.” – John Kotter

31. “In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.”-J. Paul Getty

33. “Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon…everything’s different.” – Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

38. “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” – Anon”

See the rest at the original post.


Posted on: April 30, 2011, 6:59 am Category: Uncategorized

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