Quotes about Change Management

"Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are. "

Bertolt Brecht (born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht 10 February 1898–) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director.


"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."

Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey) (circa 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining renown for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing.


"If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change. If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change."

John A. Simone, Sr. (-)


"Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed."

Irene Peter (-)


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

Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American film actor and producer. Ford is best known for his performances as Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy and as the title character of the Indiana Jones film series.


"We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing. "

Ronald David Laing (7 October 1927 – 23 August 1989) was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness – in particular, the experience of psychosis.


"When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet."

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec (6 March 1909 – 7 May 1966) (born Baron Stanislaw Jerzy de Tusch-Letz) was a poet and aphorist of Polish and Jewish noble origin. Often mentioned among the greatest writers of post-WW2 Poland, he was one of the most influential aphorists on the 20th century, known for lyrical poetry and sceptical philosophical-moral aphorisms, often with a political subtext.


"When you are through changing, you are through"

Bruce Fairchild Barton (5 August 1886 – 5 July 1967) was an American author, advertising executive, and politician. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1937 to 1940 as a Republican from New York.


"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."

Maria Robinson (-) is a lecturer, counsellor, trainer and advisor in early years development.


"There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction."

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War (WWII). He is widely regarded as one of the great wartime leaders. He served as prime minister twice (1940-1945 and 1951-1955). A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, writer, and an artist. To date, he is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature.