Change what you can change to the way you like. If you want to overcome procrastination, start today! (There’s really no other way.)
Ray Divine, Encouragement: Not Just What You Want To Hear; But Also What You Must Hear
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
Words of Encouragement
"Adapting does not mean permanent changes,
it just means making small, quick adjustments."
Hany Kubba, The Teaching Blueprint
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that
could better be changed in ourselves.
At this time in our evolution, when human beings are the major agent
of change on our planet, we cannot afford to repress those who have
the capacity to create a better world.
The problems we face today cannot be resolved using yesterday's ways
Mary-Elaine Jacobsen, The Gifted Adult: A Revolutionary Guide for Liberating Everyday Genius(tm)
Going from a pessimistic person to a positive, optimistic person is easier than you think! It just takes the right habits, as well as time, to start seeing a change in yourself and others.
Tony Robson, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Life By Cultivating Positivity and Love For True Success
New beginnings are exciting! They become exciting to us because they offer the promise of hope, the anticipation of change in our lives, and the prospect that our dreams will indeed come true!
Squire Rushnell, When God Winks on New Beginnings: Signposts of Encouragement for Fresh Starts and Second Chances
Let us not hope for mere chance to change our story; let us summon the courage to change it ourselves.
Brendon Burchard, The Motivation Manifesto
For all the techniques and interventions that sport psychologists use, though, the biggest way to effect a change in a person is to understand them.
John Perry, Sport Psychology: A Complete Introduction
Sometimes we don't know until much later that a particular moment
in time has changed our life's direction.
Bonnie Ware, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing
If you are controlled by the particular situation you are facing, you can’t have peace, because at any second that situation can spin out of control. Life’s circumstances can change in a heartbeat.
Charles Stanley, Finding Peace: God's Promise of a Life Free from Regret, Anxiety, and Fear
Life is all about growth and change. It's not static. It's not about
Bill Burnett; Dave Evans, Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
Quotes about Life
One little "if" can change everything. One little" if" can change anything.
Mark Batterson, If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God's What If Possibilities
A lot of exercise teachers and coaches tell their students that the way to feel
better about themselves is to change their
outside appearance. I don't buy that approach. It's never worked for me,
so I don't see how it can work for others. I believe
exactly the opposite - true change comes from the inside out.
Stacey Griffith, Two Turns from Zero: Pushing to Higher Fitness Goals--Converting Them to Life Strength
When you change your attitude from "what are they doing for me?" to one of embracing "what can I do for the company",
you move away from being self-centered to become more value-added.
Byron Pulsifer, Going The Extra Mile
We each have our way of coping with life, but when we want to step up and win we may need to change! We can learn to modify our existing strategies
or create new ones to achieve exactly the outcome we desire, for the magic of success is a matter of employing the most effective strategy.
Kris Deva North, A Winners Alphabet: An A thru Z of Inspiration on How To Get What You Want
Beginning at the age of seven, Churchill deliberately set out to
change his nature, to prove that biology need not be destiny.
William Manchester, The Last Lion: Volume 1: Winston Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874 - 1932
Things can change when the person experiencing the effects of the problem takes the initiative to resolve it.
Henry Cloud, John Townsend; How to Have That Difficult Conversation
Motivation is also the general want or need of someone to get
something done. Being motivated can help you change your life
one step at a time.
Brian Cagneey, Motivation: The 7 Laws Of Motivation
Always remember you can't have significant changes in your life
without significant change....Once you start making some changes,
it becomes a habit. Once you've made something of a habit, you
will find it much easier to start adding new habits.
Michael Hilton, How to Stop Worrying Now: Beat Worry, Anxiety, Negative Thinking, and Create Happiness Today
The fact that we can, and do, change our minds and our opinions indicates that we can also change
our perceptions and the way we feel about things.
John DeMartini, Count Your Blessings: The Healing Power of Gratitude and Love
"Active thinking engages the gears of the most powerful tool there is for positive change and that tool is your mind."
Byron Pulsifer, How To Attract Positive Energy
"The greatest challenge we face is to keep abreast of unpredented change. This involves personal change, the changing structure of our families, rapid social
change and their effects on our identity, self-image and relationships. The American family continues to evolve."
Arthur Kornhaber M.D., The Grandparent Guide
"Even those who are happy with their results in previous years,
many would still like something new or a change in
something in this coming year."
Sumner M. Davenport, No More New Year's Resolutions
Happy New Year Quotes
"The good thing about habits is that you can change them if you want to."
Ideas are like slippery fish. They seem to have a peculiar knack of getting away from us. Because of this, the creative person always has a pad and a pencil handy. When
he gets an idea, he writes it down. He knows that many people have found their whole lives changed by a single great thought. By capturing ideas immediately, he doesn't risk forgetting them.
Earl Nightingale, Creative People Win: How to Problem Solve by Mind
Earl Nightingale Quotes
"But when you truly realize who gave you your child, why you do
what you do and how you do what you do will totally change as
you understand that none of this is about you and what you think and feel.
It's all about the purpose and plan of God for that child's life."
Joseph Woodley, No Generals In the House: Faith, Facts and Fatherhood
Quotes about God
"I love you. Today. Right now. Just as you are. And I know, with time
we will change.
We will evolve. We will grow. And I hope we do all of it together."
Akif Kichloo, The Feeling May Remain
Valentines Day Quotes
We live in an era when customer opinions not only matter deeply
to the bottom line, but can radically transform
the position of just about any business in very short order.
David H. Mattson
"Rather than hoping for change, you first must be prepared to change."
The bottom line is that you will never know when that moment
will arrive and change your life in the process. Viewed from another
perspective, the knowledge and inspiration you
need to transform your life may not come all at once, but instead
in pieces as part of a process.
Jim Rohn, My Philosophy for Successful Living
Jim Rohn Quotes
"Martin Luther King, Jr.' s theological belief in the interdependence of all life
led to methods for social change that dignified the humanity of the social
change advocate as well as his adversary."
Coretta Scott King
Martin Luther King Jr Quotes
"We all have many theories and ideals about life and to bring these to the test
of your current reality can be a challenge.
It takes courage, new mindsets and fresh vision but it is possible to achieve,
with the right desire fuelling the change."
Mitchell Freeway, Romantic Poems for Valentine's Day
"Change can hurt, be uncomfortable, and be difficult in the beginning.
Remember this English Proverb: Just when the caterpillar thought the
world was over, it became a butterfly."
Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D., 50 Things to Know About Prayer
"While the Predictable Path may feel more comfortable, it goes against
the nature of change and growth."
Amy E. Dean
"Change is inevitable . . . adapting to change is unavoidable,
it's how you do it that sets you together or apart."
William Ngwako Maphoto
"Everything changes and everything around you is affected by change.
If you wait until you retire to pursue your dream, chances are, they
have already changed as well."
Rand Bennett, Take a Mini-Retirement
"If you want to help someone change, they must first want to change.
If they do not want to change it is the same thing as leading a horse to water."
Byron Pulsifer, I Wanted To Change The World
"A life that is never willing to change is a great tragedy - a wasted life.
Change is a necessary part of a growing life, and we need change in
order to remain fresh and to keep progressing."
How To Change Your Attitudes
"Dare to experiment with life and find your place in the sun. Don't stay stuck.
Don't be unhappy. Don't waste away your only life."
Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
To break a habit, you must isolate and change the cue. If you do not change the cue, breaking that habit will not be easy or possible because the cue pulls you towards the routine.
Stellan Moreira, Million Dollar Habits: 27 Powerful Habits to Wire Your Mind For Success, Become Truly Happy, and Achieve Financial Freedom
"All change can be expansive in potential. The choice is ours."
Julia Cameron, Transitions
"Changing your habits is a lifelong commitment because you are
continuously growing and learning and your circumstances are continually
altering and changing."
Henry Lee, Habit Master
"Change is our chance to experience the new, to identify additional
options and generate different opportunities."
Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
When we want to accomplish effective change in our life,
we really need to know ourselves.
Barry Naude, The Essential Skills for Success
"Changing the way you think takes faith and persistence, and
the rewards are tremendous."
lance dale, A Shot of Positivity: Overcoming Obstacles
"The good news is anything in the mind can be changed - the great
news is we can do it ourselves!"
Stephanie Conkle, Happy Person. Happy Life
"When there is a shift in self-image - in the very basic way we see ourselves - we feel something fundamental change within us, whether we are aware of its origin or not."
Vivian Diller, PH, D.
"There are no shortcuts. You have to do the inner work to experience
the outer results of change and transformation you are looking for in
your life and career."
Julie Perrine, The Innovative Admin
Words of Encouragement
"A proactive person is someone who tends to initiate change
rather than reacting to events."
Jeffrey Morales, Leadership: 33 Lessons on How to Become A
Proactive Leader and Successfully Build A Phenomenal Team
Are You Learning
"Change can be good and bad. It is good because it can create a
level of excitement needed to build energy and momentum in difficult times."
Jeff Hastings; Greg Lucas, The Most Successful Failure in the World
"To change an ingrained belief, you need to repeat the new positive
belief at least twice as often as you repeated the old negative one."
Rosemary Peck, The Little Book of Tough Self Love
"You can choose to change, or you can remain where
you are doing what you have always done."
Byron Pulsifer, The Wooden Bowl Message
The Wooden Bowl Message
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw Quotes
"Creating change requires us to step out of our comfort zones."
Robin Roberts, What do I do now
"It's an incredible feeling to know you've helped change the world for the
better, even in a small way. Do something that is greater than you."
James Fullerton, Self-Esteem: Believe In Yourself
I Wanted To Change The World
"Make sure that the people whose trust you broke see the changes
and the efforts you have made to avoid the mistake in the future."
Joann Richardson, Trust: Trust Yourself and Trust Others, A Simple 10-step Guidelines
"The world is systemic, and therefore so is change.
This means that the only way you can change others is by changing yourself."
Franz Badenhorst, Live Your Life w/ Neuro-Linguistic Programming
"Many teachers and motivational speakers today use the power of positive
thinking to help change people's lives for the better."
Creed McGregor, Daily Affirmations for Success and Happiness
"One of the sources of success is our ability to change."
Vlad Zachary, The Excellence Habit
He (Martin Luther King Jr.) believed that the preached Word performs
a sustaining function for all who are oppressed, and a corrective function
for all who know
the truth but lead disordered lives. He also believed that the Word of God
possesses the power to change hearts of stone.
Richard Lischer, The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Word that Moved America
"We all are given the same opportunity to change in a positive way that
benefits ourselves and society. And who we are is a direct reflection
of what is important to us."
Andrew Wright Sr., Confidence: Comfortable In My Shoes
"You cannot change your past by thinking about it; similarly, you cannot
change your future by simply thinking about it."
Joshua Pope; Michael Wozniak, Why Are You Looking At This?
"When we go through a losing streak in life, and we have been defeated
on multiple occasions over the same path we have chosen continuously,
I believe it's time to change strategies and approach things differently."
Akanbi Adedamola, Channeling The Power of A Small Win
Quotes about Overcoming
"Instead of living frustrated about things you can't change or simply don't
have the desire to tackle, why not take advantage of those things that
are in your power and leave the other things alone?"
Robert Mitchell, Transition: Life's Unavoidable Reality: A Guide to Successfully Navigating Change
Prayers of Serenity and Thanks
"If your life isn't going how you want it to, then change it."
Josie Cluney, Finding Purpose
I am not pleading with you to make changes, I am telling you you have got to make them - not because I say so, but because old Father Time will take care of you if you don't change.
Consequently, you need a procurement department for new ideas.
Charles Kettering Quotes
The problem, though, is that most folks are either too lazy or proud or bound by tradition to face up to the need for change.
To Bee or Not to Bee
Adaptability has been an essential ingredient for surviving
and thriving for every species of life, from life's beginning on earth.
Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky, Leadership on the Line, With a New Preface: Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Change
The Two Pots We Have
Thus, Mandela's prison sentence was continued and he was transported
to another prison after his stay on Robben. It was here that Mandela
would escape, but not through some
grand scheme, after 27 years, the world Mandela lived in changed
around him. After 27 years he was free.
Michael Woodford, Nelson Mandela Legacy
Nelson Mandela Quotes
Our world and everything in it continuously grows and evolves. The changing seasons ground us in our understanding of the cycles of renewal.
Even the harshest of winters is not permanent. As individuals, each of us changes over time.
Barbara Bernard, Birthdays of the Soul: Seeing Yourself Change in Times of Sea Change
Personal Development Quotes
American society accepts physical difference in currently existing
individuals, but rejects it in future generations.
To change this requires us to challenge the idea of normal and bring
into its place a focus on physical and cognitive diversity
as an essential element in our understanding of diversity.
H-Dirksen L. Bauman Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity
To make a change in your life, you have to begin on the inside,
which means from your inner world.
Yaniv Shlomo, Start Your Journey to Get the Life You Always Wanted: a step-by-step guide for making your dreams a reality