Quotes about Change Management

"Before you change anything you must understand it."

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"Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform."

Mark Twain (born:Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (November 30,1835 – April 21, 1910) was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.


"You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America's cup and France is is accusing the US of arrogance."

Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer' and director. He was voted as the fifth greatest stand-up comedian of all time by Comedy Central.


"Change your thoughts and you can change the world."

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was a Protestant preacher and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of the theory of "positive thinking".


"We didn't change as we grew older, we just became more clearly ourselves."

Lynn Hall (1937) American writer.


"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 W. "Jim" Gordon, Senior (better known as Commissioner Gordon) (-) is a fictional character, an ally of Batman that appears in comic books published by DC Comics.


"We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance."

Harrison Ford (1942-) from: Imperfect Hero


"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetry."

James Harold Wilson (11 March 1916 – 24 May 1995) was a British Labour politician. One of the most prominent British politicians of the latter half of the 20th century, he served two terms as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, first from 1964 to 1970, and again from 1974 to 1976.


"Things do not change, we do."

Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist.


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

Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876 – November 24 or November 25, 1958) was an American inventor and the holder of 140 patents. He was a founder of Delco, and was head of research for General Motors for 27 years from 1920 to 1947. Among his most widely used automotive inventions were the electrical starting motor and leaded gasoline.