Sunday, October 13, 2013

Alphabet Quotes: C is for Change

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

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
— Lao Tzu

Today, our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change.
— Martin Luther King Jr.

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
— Leo Tolstoy

Nothing in the world is permanent, and we're foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we're still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy.
— W. Somerset Maugham


  1. And there's one I love on the same subject:
    You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
    John Cleese

    1. Nan, I hadn't come across this particular quote by John Cleese. Thanks for sharing it.