They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987), The Philosophy of Andy Warhol
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Carol Burnett (1936 – )
Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Harrison Ford (1942 – ), quoted by Garry Jenkins in ‘Harrison Ford: Imperfect Hero’
Nothing endures but change.
Heraclitus (540 BC – 480 BC), from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.
James Gordon, M.D.
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
King Whitney Jr.
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.
Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 AD – 180 AD), Meditations
Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change.