Change


“A new scientific truth doesn’t triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” – Max Planck
“Change would be easy if it weren’t for all the damn people!” – Anonymous CEO
“Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.” – Jacob M Braude
“Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.” – Howard Aiken
“Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day.” – Bertrand Russell
“Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof” – John Kenneth Galbraith
“He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.” – Harold Wilson
“Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” – Martin Luther King
“I love progress. It’s change that I hate.” – Mark Twain
“I resist change even as I call for it.” – Mason Cooley
“Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.” – Alexander Hamilton
“People don’t resist change. They resist being changed.” – Unknown
“The future has already happened, it’s just unequally distributed.” – William Gibson
“The only thing harder than starting something new, is stopping something old.” – Russell Ackoff
”… there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things. For the reformer makes enemies of all those who profit by the old order, and only lukewarm defenders in all those who would profit by the new order…”- Niccolo Machiavelli
“What you can’t comprehend, you can’t change with confidence.” – Herb Sutter
“When you’re through changing, you’re through.” – Bruce Barton
“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa
“Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.” – Mark Twain
“You can’t increment your way into the future” – Watts Wacker

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