Change Quotes Index

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These change quotes are popular, traditional quotes interpreted by Jim Canterucci from a change leadership perspective.

Albert Schweitzer “Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it’s the only thing.”
W. Edwards Deming “The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which 70 percent have nothing to do with work.”
Thomas Merton “The biggest temptation is to settle for too little.”
Sun Tzu “All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.”
Alfred Montapert “To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan…believe…act!”
Roger von Oech “Take advantage of the ambiguity in the world. Look at something and think about what else it might be.”
Martin Luther King, Jr. “A riot is the language of the unheard.”
Sir Winston Churchill ”A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”
Eric Hoffer “Every new adjustment is a crisis in self esteem.”
Bill Gates “If you have enough information to make a decision, you’re too late.”
Anonymous “People rise to the challenge when it’s their challenge.”
St. Francis of Assisi “It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.”
George Bernard Shaw “Do not do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.”
Emo Phillips “Some mornings it just doesn’t seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps.”
Anonymous “There is no limit to the amount of good that people can accomplish, if they don’t care who gets the credit.”
William James “A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.”
Karen Kaiser Clark “Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.”
Oscar Wilde “Always forgive your enemies — nothing annoys them so much.”
John Cage “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m afraid of the old ones.”
Bertrand Russell “Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Cicero “Nothing quite new is perfect.”
Peter Drucker “The talk you hear…about adapting to change is not only stupid, it’s…dangerous. The only way you can manage change is to create it. By the time you catch up to change, the competition is ahead of you.”
Martin Luther King, Jr. “All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.”
T. S. Eliot “Humankind cannot bear very much reality.”
Albert Einstein “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.”
G. K. Chesterton “It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It is that they can’t see the problem.”
William Shakespeare “Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice.”
Bertolt Brecht “If there are obstacles, the shortest line between two points may be the crooked line.”
Harry S. Truman “I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it’s hell.”
Gandhi “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Dr. Robert Schuller “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”
Henry Miller “Confusion is a word we have created for an order which is not yet understood.”
Woodrow Wilson “I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.”
Alfred North Whitehead “We think in generalities but we live in details.”
Upton Sinclair “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”
Jack Welch “We have to get everybody involved. If we do that, the best ideas rise to the top.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson “People see only what they are prepared to see.”
Will Rogers “Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth.”
An American Proverb “You can’t jump a twenty-foot chasm in two ten-foot leaps.”


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I don't know everything. But I want to. The focus of our firm, Transition Management Advisors, is to develop leadership capabilities to create a championship culture, generate innovation, and successfully lead the resulting changes.

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