Reinvention Quotes

  1. I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
    -Henry Rollins
  2. I am still making order out of chaos by reinvention.
    -John le Carre
  3. Many people come to reinvention when life changes around them, but people come in all different stripes. I’m oriented to change.
    -Jane Pauley
  4. It’s a new challenge to see how people can change your look. I like words like transformation, reinvention, and chameleon. Because one word I don’t like is predictable.
    -Naomi Campbell
  5. The reinvention of daily life means marching off the edge of our maps.
    -Bob Black
  6. I have patches of insomnia, and I’m fascinated by the otherness of the world at night. The stillness. Daytime preoccupations fall away, standards change, thoughts change. It’s a canvas for reinvention, I think.
    -Morag Joss
  7. The desire for reinvention seems to arise most often when companies hear the siren call of synergy and start to expand beyond their core businesses.
    -James Surowiecki
  8. I understand what it is to go through emotional trauma and retreat and go into the world of your imagination. I understand how art and music can be a place of safety in a world of reinvention.
    -Sam Taylor-Wood
  9. What I learned was the quality of continual reinvention.
    -Merrie Spaeth
  10. Become aware what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it and give birth to it.
    -Meister Eckhart
  11. A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.
    -Oliver Wendell Holmes
  12. There are many trails up the mountain, but in time, they all reach the top.
    -Anya Seton
  13. Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
    -James Stephens
  14. Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.
    -H. Jackson Browne
  15. Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones of genius.
    -Elbert Hubbard
  16. When we arrive at the question, the answer is already near.
    -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  17. It’s a Wonderful Life.The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
    -M. Scott Peck
  18. Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
    -Ambrose Redmoon
  19. If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
    -Ivan Turgenev
  20. Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
  21. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
    -John Quincy Adams
  22. At each point in our lives, we are at a crossroads. We are the fruit of our past and we are the architects of our future… If you want to know your past, look at your present circumstances. If you want to know your future, look at what is in your mind.
    -Matthieu Ricard
  23. The way we live our days is the way we live our lives.
    -Annie Dillard
  24. What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.
    -Theodore Roethke
  25. Ten cures for depression are to go out and do something for someone else and repeat it nine times.
    -Martin Luther King
  26. Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one precious life?
    -Mary Oliver
  27. Look forward. Turn what has been done into a better path.
    -Wilma Mankiller
  28. People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.
    -Warren G. Bennis
  29. It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
    -C. S. Lewis
  30. Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
    -Abraham Lincoln
  31. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
    -Mark Twain
  32. It always seems impossible until its done.
    -Nelson Mandela
  33. Action is the foundational key to all success.
    -Pablo Picasso
  34. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
    -Dale Carnegie
  35. Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
    -Zig Ziglar
  36. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
    -Walt Disney