Nothing remains the same, so here is a collection of proverbs and quotes about change.

Wind sock winds of change
Waiting for the winds of change

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A change is as good as a rest.
A change in routine can be refreshing (like a holiday).

A leopard cannot change its spots.
A person can’t change his/her character. A bad or unpleasant person can never become good or pleasant.

As changeable is the moon so is the opinion of the woman.

As people age, they confuse changes in themselves with changes in the world, and changes in the world with moral decline - the illusion of the good old days.
Steven Pinker

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

Bureaucracy by its nature resists change and nullifies progress.
James Cook

Climate change is the most severe problem that we are facing today, more serious even than the threat of terrorism.
David King

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Pablo Picasso

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.
(unknown author)
Source: Movie: The Lord of the Rings
Quoted: Galadriel

Everybody wants to change the world, and every change makes a mess of it.

Humans are an integral part of nature, the result of unguided evolutionary change.
American Humanist Association
Source: Humanism and Its Aspirations

I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free... Why am I so changed?
Emily Brontë
Source: Wuthering Heights

If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.
Jim Rohn

If you want to change the future, you must change what you're doing in the present.
Mark Twain

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Stephen Hawking

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Henry David Thoreau

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.
Leon C. Megginson

It's sad that we can change the climate, but not the weather.

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
John Steinbeck

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Jimi Hendrix

Only stupid people don't change their minds.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.

Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.
Robert Kennedy

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw

Rivers and mountains may change; human nature, never.

Slow change is not no change.
Hans Rosling
Source: Factfulness

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn't change color to match the chameleon.

The future's in the air
I can feel it everywhere
Blowing with the wind of change
Source: Lyrics: Wind of Change

The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools.
Henry Beston

The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost. For none now live who remember it.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not.
Greta Thunberg

They all thought they could change the world once they got away from their parents.
Ian Rankin
Source: Knots & Crosses

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