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Quotations on Change

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Things do not change, we do.

~ Henry David Thoreau

In a progressive country change is constant ... change ... is inevitable.

~ Benjamin Disraeli

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.

~ Robert F. Kennedy

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.

~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.

~ Arthur Schopenhauer

All change is not growth; all movement is not forward.

~ Ellen Glasgow

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.

~ Sir Francis Bacon

Never swap horses crossing a stream.

~ Proverbs

- American Proverb

There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in travelling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.

~ Washington Irving

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.

~ Charles F. Kettering

There is nothing permanent except change.

~ Heraclitus

Everything flows; nothing remains.

~ Heraclitus

We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it.

~ Carl T. Rowan

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