Who Moved My Cheese? is the story of 4 characters Named — Hem & Hough(Mice), Sniff & Scurry(Human). In the story, they are left in Maze and everyone is striving to find their Own Cheese.

The plot of the book Cheese represents what you want in life, such as a nice career, a loving relationship, money, health, and so on. The maze is where you go to find what you’re looking for, whether it’s the organisation you work for, your family, or the neighborhood you reside in. The issue is that the cheese continues to move.

The people in the novel are confronted with unforeseen developments in their quest for cheese. One of them finally succeeds in dealing with change and records his findings on the maze walls for you to uncover. You’ll learn to anticipate, adapt to, and appreciate change, as well as be prepared to adjust rapidly when necessary.

The book Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson is a must-read for everyone as the book teaches you the importance of change and how one has to adapt to change. It is a skill everyone must develop to live a happy and more meaningful life.

Quotes from Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Life moves on and so should we.

See what you’re doing wrong, laugh at it, change and do better.

Who Moved My Cheese?

The quicker you let go of old cheese, the sooner you find new cheese.

If you do not change, you can become extinct.

Who Moved My Cheese?

It is safer to search in the maze than to remain in a cheeseless situation.

Being in the uncomfortable zone is much better than staying in the cheese-less situation.

Smell the cheese often so you know when it is getting old.

It all depends on what you choose to believe.


The fastest way to change is to laugh at your own folly.

Old beliefs do not lead you to new cheese.

Some people never change and they pay a price for it.

When you change what you believe, you change what you do.

Haw was beginning to realize the difference between activity and productivity.

The fear you let build up in your mind is worse than the situation that actually exists.

Who Moved My Cheese?

You did not need to overcomplicate matters or confuse yourself with fearful beliefs.

I guess we resist changing because we’re afraid of change.

Repeating the same behavior will just get you the same results.

A change could surprise you only if you didn’t expect it and weren’t looking for it.

They didn’t notice they needed to change what had once been working.

Better late than never.