Bits of Wisdom About Change by Kimberly Sabatini

Bits of wisdom about change...

*Change isn't only about finding the place you've grown into. It's about leaving what no longer fits behind.

*Sometimes the starting line is more important than the finishing line.

*Change is uncomfortable--it's hard.

*Never changing feels safe because it's familiar, but it usually doesn't feel fabulous either.

*We change when we're ready.

*Often we are unprepared for change. It is forced upon us. It's then about what we do with it.

*Perhaps life altering mistakes are meant to alter lives.

*Change is mine.


It is not necessary to change.  Survival is not mandatory.  ~W. Edwards Deming 

When you are through changing, you are through.  ~Bruce Barton

Growth is the only evidence of life.  ~John Henry Newman, Apologia pro vita sua, 1864

If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.  ~Author Unknown

We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.  ~Lynn Hall

Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history.  ~Joan Wallach Scott

All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.  ~Ellen Glasgow

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.  ~Woodrow Wilson

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.  ~Pauline R. Kezer

If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.  ~Kurt Lewin

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.  ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Mead

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. ~Albert Einstein

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes. 
~Walt Whitman

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. ~Mother Teresa

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change. ~Wayne W. Dyer

Our only security is our ability to change.  ~John Lilly

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, Andy Warhol in His Own Words

Don't be stopped...


  1. Love these, Kim. Thanks for gathering them all up and sharing them!

  2. I like the Lynn Hall quote in particular! Thanks for this compilation.

  3. The last one is my favorite. So very true. Thanks!

  4. Andy Warhol's quote is my favorite, especially because he's right that you can't make people change unless they want to. I've never been good about changing or accepting change. Even when I go to my favorite restaurants I always order the same foods.


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