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The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

The world will change for the better when people decide they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is, and decide to change themselves.
Life is made of millions of moments, but we live only one of these moments at a time. As we begin to change this moment, we begin to change our lives.
No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change. And in observing himself a man notices that self-observation itself brings about certain changes in his inner processes. He begins to understand that self-observation is an instrument of self-change, a means of awakening.
When it becomes more difficult to suffer than change -- then you will change.
The self-image is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly
Sometimes the answer to prayer is not that it changes life, but that it changes you.
Seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world.
They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.
No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal.
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness. but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow Up.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
Strong character is brought out by change, weak ones by permanence.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Change starts when someone sees the next step.
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
Change is difficult but often essential to survival.
People can cry much easier than they can change.
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards. When people ask me what really changed my life eight years ago, I tell them that absolutely the most important thin was changing what I demanded of myself. I wrote down all the things I would no longer accept in my life, all the things I would no longer tolerate, and all the things that I aspired to becoming.
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
To change and change for the better are two different things
God give me the serenity to accept things which cannot be changed;Give me courage to change things which must be changed;And the wisdom to distinguish one from the other.
Progress is a nice word, but change is its motivator and change has enemies.
Growth means change and change involves risk, stepping from the known to the unknown.
Sometimes the best way to figure out who you are is to get to that place where you don't have to be anything else.
Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates.
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
It is truly said: It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we are going to show.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Prayer is less about changing the world than it is about changing ourselves.
When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
We can only change the world by changing men.
Anything that changes your values changes your behavior.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.
The secret of getting things done is to act!
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
No sooner said than done -- so acts your man of worth.
Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.

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