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15 inspiring reinvention quotes we love

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now” – Chinese proverb
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Get some reinvention inspiration with these quotes.

1 “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now” – Chinese proverb

2 “Failure is another stepping stone to greatness” – Oprah Winfrey

3 “The most important thing is transforming our minds, for a new way of thinking, a new outlook: We should strive to develop a new inner world” – Dalai Lama

4 “The best way to predict your future is to create it” – Abraham Lincoln

5 “Do something today that your future self will thank you for” – Anon

6 “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude” – Maya Angelou

7 “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one” – Anon

8 “Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming” – David Bowie

9 “Don’t surrender all your joy for an idea you used to have about yourself that isn’t true anymore” – Cheryl Strayed

10 “It’s never too late to be what you might have been” – George Eliot

11 “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore” – Christopher Columbus

12 “No matter how difficult the past you can always begin again” – Jack Kornfield

13“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

14 Fearlessness is the mother of reinvention” – Arianna Huffington

15 “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete” – R Buckminster Fuller

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