Quotes About Change To Help You Grow

Change for the better or change in your life happens all the time. Whenever I feel bored and my life remains the same for a period of time, I need to do something to change my life no matter it is big or small. Change is never easy but something you have to do. These wise quotes can always bring me some ideas and help me grow. Reading them can help me figure out what is going on and take action. Hopefully, you would feel the same and find the light in your life.

  1. “A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.” – Helen Keller
  1. “A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.” – Pearl S. Buck
  1. “A person needs at intervals to separate from family and companions and go to new places. One must go without familiars in order to be open to influences, to change.” – Katharine Butler Hathaway
  1. “Accept who you are but be willing the change for the better.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.” – Ellen Glasgow
  1. “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” – Anatole France
  1. “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra
  1. “All is flux; nothing stays still.” – Heraclitus
  1. “All of us, every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives.” – Steven Spielberg
  1. “All things change; nothing perishes.” – Ovid
  1. “Amateurs see change coming and become scared. Geniuses seek change and arrive at flow the closer they get to truth.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “And just for fun… Change is inevitable–except from a vending machine.” – Robert C. Gallagher
  1. “And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” – Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing
  1. “Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others – it only changes yours.” – Shannon L. Alder
  2. “Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” – Arnold Bennett
  1. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  1. “Be the change you want to see happen rather than trying to change anyone else.” – Arleen Lorrance
  1. “Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.” – Bertold Brecht
  1. “Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  1. “Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you’ve changed, by believing. Once you’ve changed, other things start to follow. Isn’t that the way it works?” – Diane Duane
  1. “Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled. This could change your life.” – Helen Exley
  1. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson
  1. “Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
  1. “Change always comes bearing gifts.” – Price Pritchett
  1. “Change before you have to.” – Jack Welch
  1. “Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.” – Henry Steele Commager
  1. “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom.” – Martin Luther King Jr
  1. “Change is as inexorable as time, yet nothing meets with more resistance.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  1. “Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.” – Unknown
  1. “Change is inevitable — except from a vending machine.” – Robert C. Gallagher
  1. “Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  1. “Change is never a matter of ability, it’s always a matter of motivation.” – Tony Robbins
  1. “Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.” – Robert Greene
  1. “Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.” – Christina Baldwin
  1. “Change is the end result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia
  1. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy
  1. “Change may be alarming, but it is also refreshing – even exhilarating.” – Robert Greene
  1. “Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.” – Saul Alinsky
  1. “Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.” -Esther Dyson
  1. “Change not only was inevitable, but usually brought its own rewards.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song
  1. “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” – Wayne W. Dyer
  1. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama
  1. “Change your thinking, change your life.” – Ernest Holmes
  1. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  1. “Change, like healing, takes time.” – Veronica Roth
  1. “Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.” – Pauline R. Kezer
  1. “Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.” – William S. Burroughs
  1. “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large — I contain multitudes.” – Walt Whitman
  1. “Do not be afraid of change or chaos. Embrace it by being as fluid as possible.” – Robert Greene
  1. “Do not waste time on things you cannot change or influence.” – Robert Greene
  1. “Don’t be afraid to change. You may lose something good, but you may gain something even better.” – Unknown
  1. “Don’t change yourself so that other people will like you. Be yourself so that the right people will love you.” – Unknown
  1. “Don’t confuse poor decision-making with destiny. Own your mistakes. It’s ok; we all make them. Learn from them so they can empower you!” – Steve Maraboli
  1. “Don’t wait for the right opportunity, create it.” – George Bernard Shaw
  1. “Each of us can make a difference, and all of us ought to try.” – Barack Obama
  1. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
  1. “Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.” – Bob Goff
  1. “Enter new waters.” – Robert Greene
  1. “Entrepreneurship is about creating change, not just companies.” – Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook
  1. “Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around.” – Roy T. Bennett
  1. “Every beginning is a consequence — every beginning ends something.” – Paul Valery
  1. “Every day of our lives, we are on the verge of making those slight changes that would make all the difference.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  1. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman
  1. “Every new day is another chance to change your life.” – Unknown
  1. “Every positive change in your life begins with a clear, unequivocal decisions that you are going to either do something or stop doing something.” – Unknown
  1. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” – Shannon L. Alder
  1. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy
  1. “Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay.” – Matthew Flickstein
  1. “Everything will be alright does not mean everything will stay the same.” – Unknown
  1. “Everything you now do is something you have chosen to do. Some people don’t want to believe that. But if you’re over age twenty-one, your life is what you’re making of it. To change your life, you need to change your priorities.” – John C. Maxwell
  1. “Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.” – John Kenneth Galbraith
  1. “Few can accept happiness if it means change. We want the life we have now, only happier.” – Robert Brault
  1. “Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.” – Robert F. Kennedy
  1. “Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.” – Chuck Palahniuk
  1. “Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change.” – Tom Clancy
  1. “Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today.” – Steve Maraboli
  1. “Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change – Clary Fray” – Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes
  1. “Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” – Unknown
  1. “He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the
  2. ” – Harold Wilson
  1. “Here’s to the crazy ones. – The misfits. – The rebels. – The troublemakers. – The round pegs in the square holes. – The ones who see things differently. – They’re not fond of rules. – And they have no respect for the status quo. – You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. – About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. – Because they change things. – They push the human race forward. – And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. – Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen
  1. “How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank
  1. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa
  1. “I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg
  1. “I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.” – Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience
  1. “I have accepted fear as part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says “turn back…” – Erica Jong
  1. “I have come to accept life as a process, and am satisfied that in my ever-going process, I am constantly discovering, expanding, finding the cause of my ignorance, in martial art and especially in life. In short, to be real…” – Bruce Lee
  1. “I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: If today were the last day of my life, would “I want to do what I am about to do today? And whenever the answer has been No for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” – Steve Jobs
  1. “I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view.” – Eric Roth
  1. “I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.” – Eric Roth
  1. “I realized how truly hard it was, really, to see someone you love change right before your eyes. Not only is it scary, it throws your balance off as well.” – Sarah Dessen
  1. “I see my life as an unfolding set of opportunities to awaken.” – Ram Dass
  1. “I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” – Aldous Huxley
  1. “I will not carry a thing to its culmination simply because I entered in. I may have said I wanted it, but I will have the courage to say, I have changed my mind.” – Muriel Strode
  1. “I’m not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.” – Niccolo Machiavelli
  1. “If change is forced upon you, you must resist the temptation to overreact or feel sorry for yourself.” – Robert Greene
  1. “If “I am an advocate for anything, it is to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river.” – Anthony Bourdain
  1. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door” – Milton Berle
  1. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass
  1. “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  1. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” – Buddha
  1. “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” – Gail Sheehy
  1. “If we want to change the world, we change ourselves.” – Jack Ma
  1. “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan
  1. “If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less.” – General Eric Shinseki
  1. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou
  1. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton
  1. “If you don’t like the way the world is, you change it.” – You have an obligation to change it You just do it one step at a time.” – Marian Wright Edelman
  1. “If you don’t look back at yourself and think, Wow, how stupid I was a year ago, then you must not have learned much in the last year.” – Ray Dalio
  1. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong
  1. “If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.” – Dr. Seuss
  1. “If you want a peaceful world, be peaceful yourself. If you want a generous world, be generous yourself.
  2. All macro changes start by micro changes.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “If you want peace, be above your desires. If you want meaning, change something important to you.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself. – Norman Vincent Peale
  1. “If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.” – Katharine Hepburn
  1. “If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” – Martin Luther
  1. “If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.” – Kurt Lewin
  1. “If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.” – Oprah Winfrey
  1. “If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing.” – Saint Augustine
  1. “In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow
  1. “In nature every moment is new; the past is always swallowed and forgotten… Nothing is secure but life, transition, the energizing spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” – Eric Hoffer
  1. “Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity – not a threat.” – Steve Jobs
  1. “It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.” – W. Edwards Deming
  1. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin
  1. “It is the hard days, the times that challenge you to your very core, that determine who you are.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  1. “It must happen to us all… We pack up what we’ve learned so far and leave the familiar behind. – No fun, that shearing separation, but somewhere within, we must dimly know that saying goodbye to safety brings the only security we’ll ever know.” – Richard Bach
  1. “It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.” – Alan Cohen
  1. “It’s humbling to start fresh. It takes a lot of courage…. You just have to put your ego on a shelf and tell it to be quiet.” – Jennifer Ritchie Payette
  1. “It’s not so much that we’re afraid of change or so in love with the old ways, but it’s that place in between that we fear.” – Marilyn Ferguson
  1. “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” – Roy T. Bennett
  1. “It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  1. “Just for the record darling, not all positive change feels positive in the beginning.” – S. C. Lourie
  1. “Just one smile can change all of mine” – Jack Johnson
  1. “Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.” – Roger W. Babson
  1. “LAW #45: Preach the need for change, but never reform too much at once.” – Robert Greene
  1. “Let him who would move the world first move himself.” – Socrates
  1. “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher, can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai
  1. “Let your smile change the world but never let the world change your smile.” – Unknown
  1. “Life is a progress, and not a station.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu
  1. “Life is changing all the time and if we fail to change with it we get left behind.” – Brian Colbert
  1. “Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone.” – Billy Cox
  1. “Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.” – Lemony Snicket
  1. “Make the first step and you’ll be closer than you were.” – Richard Branson
  1. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” – Golda Meir
  1. “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.” – Roy T. Bennett
  1. “Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.” – Robert Frost
  1. “Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “Negative emotions like loneliness, envy, and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change.” – Gretchen Rubin
  1. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
  1. “Never ever depend on governments or institutions to solve any major problems. All social change comes from the passion of individuals.” – Margaret Mead
  1. “New insights fail to get put into practice because they conflict with deeply held internal images of how the world works … images that limit us to familiar ways of thinking and acting. That is why the discipline of managing mental models — surfacing, testing, and improving our internal pictures of how the world works — promises to be a major breakthrough for learning organizations.” – Peter Senge
  1. “No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” – Madonna
  1. “No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side.” – Unknown
  1. “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.” – Billie Jean King
  1. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin
  1. “Nothing happens unless something is moved.” – Albert Einstein
  1. “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” – Frida Kahlo
  1. “Nothing is as painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” – Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
  1. “Old ways won’t open new doors.” – Unknown
  1. “On the precipice of any great change, we can see with terrifying clarity the familiar firm footing we stand to lose, but we fill the abyss of the unfamiliar before us with dread at the potential loss rather than jubilation over the potential gain of gladnesses and gratifications we fail to envision because we haven’t yet experienced them.” – Maria Popova
  1. “One area in which human nature will never change: People will congregate around a single strong personality like planets orbiting a sun.” – Robert Greene
  1. “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai
  1. “One day spent with someone you love can change everything.” – Mitch Albom
  1. “One of the happiest moments ever is when you find the courage to let go of what you can’t change.” – Unknown
  1. “One small positive thought can change your whole day.” – Unknown
  1. “One smile, can start a friendship. One word, can end a fight. One look, can save a relationship.” – Unknown
  1. “One person can change your whole life.” – Unknown
  1. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett
  1. “Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” – Dalai Lama
  1. “Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.” – Sydney J. Harris
  1. “Our only security is our ability to change.” – John Lilly
  1. “Part 1. For nothing is fixed, forever and forever and forever, it is not fixed; the earth is always shifting, the light is always changing, the sea does not cease to grind down rock.” – James Baldwin
  1. “Part 2.” – Generations do not cease to be born, and we are responsible to them because we are the only witnesses they have.” – The sea rises, the light fails, lovers cling to each other, and children cling to us.” – The moment we cease to hold each other, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.” – James Baldwin
  1. “Part 1. When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation.” – Unknown
  1. “Part 2. When I found I couldn’t change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn’t change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family.” – Unknown
  1. “Part 3. Now, as an old man, I realize the only thing I can change is myself, and suddenly I realize that if long ago I had changed myself, I could have made an impact on my family.” – Unknown
  1. “Part 4. My family and I could have made an impact on our town. Their impact could have changed the nation and I could indeed have changed the world.” – Unknown
  1. “People around you, constantly under the pull of their emotions, change their ideas by the day or by the hour, depending on their mood. You must never assume that what people say or do in a particular moment is a statement of their permanent desires.” – Robert Greene
  1. “People can cry much easier than they can change.” – James Baldwin
  1. “People change and forget to tell each other.” – Lillian Hellman
  1. “People change. Memories don’t.” – Unknown
  1. “People do not change, they are merely revealed.” – Anne Enright
  1. “People don’t change. Only their costumes do.” – Gene Moore
  1. “People don’t resist change. They resist being changed.” – Peter Senge
  1. “Personal transformation is not a group affair. It’s a single player game. Groups are where everything significant becomes confounded and gets lost amid promiscuous non seriousness. Only the individual can sustain the purity, focus and prolonged intensity needed for radical change.” – The Ancient Sage
  1. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw
  1. “Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” – Kahlil Gibran
  1. “Rather than wishing for change, you first must be prepared to change.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  1. “See yourself as a cheetah: your speed is important but changing direction fast even more.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.” – Henri-Frederic Amiel
  1. “Society, community, family are all conserving institutions. They try to maintain stability, and to prevent, or at least to slow down, change. But the organization of the post-capitalist society of organizations is a destabilizer. Because its function is to put knowledge to work – on tools, processes, and products; on work; on knowledge itself – it must be organized for constant change.” – Peter F. Drucker
  1. “Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.” – Eckhart Tolle
  1. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” – Elon Musk
  1. “Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction can be the biggest step of your life.” – Naeem Callaway
  1. “Step out of the history that is holding you back.” – “Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey
  1. “Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.” – Maya Angelou
  1. “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  1. “The 3 C’s in life: Choice, Chance, Change.” – You must make the Choice, to take the Chance, if you want anything in life to Change.” – Unknown
  1. “The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surrounding.” – Kakuzo Okakura (“The Book Of “Tea
  1. “The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.” – Alfred North Whitehead
  1. “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” -” – Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience
  1. “The best way to protect yourself is to be as fluid and formless as water; never bet on stability or lasting order.” – Everything changes.” – Robert Greene
  1. “The first step toward change is awareness.” – “The second step is acceptance.” – -Nathaniel Branden
  1. “The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals.” – Madame de Staël
  1. “The inability of those in power to still the voices of their own consciences is the great force leading to change.” – Kenneth Kaunda
  1. “The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything or nothing.” – Nancy Astor
  1. “The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.” – William Blake
  1. “The minute that you understand that you can poke life and actually something will, you know if you push in, something will pop out the other side, that you can change it, you can mold it.” – “That’s maybe the most important thing.” – It’s to shake off this erroneous notion that life is there and you’re just gonna live in it, versus embrace it, change it, improve it, make your mark upon it.” – Steve Jobs (Check out this nice You”Tube video
  1. “The more you adapt, the more interesting you are.” – Martha Stewart
  1. “The most beautiful and profound way to change yourself is to accept yourself completely, as imperfect as you are.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “The need for certainty is the greatest disease the mind faces.” – Robert Greene
  1. “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.” – Steve Jobs
  1. “The only way out is through.” – Unknown
  1. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts
  1. “The past is the present, and the present the future, to the non-progressive mind.” – James Lendall Basford
  1. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward
  1. “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.” – Karl Marx
  1. “The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.” – Kiran Desai
  1. “The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.” – Bill Clinton
  1. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Dan Millman
  1. “The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  1. “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
  1. “The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it.” – Marcus Aurelius
  1. “The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up and those who were up go down.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
  1. “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein
  1. “The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” – Charles Kettering
  1. “The world is always in movement.” – V. S. Naipaul
  1. “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” – Tim Ferriss
  1. “The world is moving so fast these days that the one who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick
  1. “The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.” – Ivy Baker Priest
  1. “There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.” – Winston Churchill
  1. “There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley
  1. “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol
  1. “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” – Confucius
  1. “Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.” – Francis Bacon
  1. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Stephen Chbosky
  1. “Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window.” – Nicholas Sparks
  1. “Things do not change; we change.” – Henry David Thoreau
  1. “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw
  1. “Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.” – Thomas Hardy
  1. “Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.” – Faith Baldwin
  1. “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.” – Stephen King
  1. “Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.” – Marcel Proust
  1. “To change is to think greater than how we feel. To change is to act greater than the familiar feelings of the memorized self.” – Joe Dispenza
  1. “To change is to think greater than your environment.” – Joe Dispenza
  1. “To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.” – William James
  1. “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” – Henri Bergson
  1. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill
  1. “To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world – that I am able to change it in positive ways.” – Maxine Hong Kingston
  1. “To succeed in this world, you have to change all the time.” – Sam Walton
  1. “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” – Leo Tolstoy
  1. “Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world. Joel A. Barker
  1. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.” – Brené Brown
  1. “We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.” – Harrison Ford
  1. “We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.” – James Freeman Clarke
  1. “We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.” – Walter Mosley, Blue Light
  1. “We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” – Rick Warren
  1. “We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers – but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.” – Katharine Hepburn
  1. “We are the change we have been waiting for.” – Barack Obama
  1. “We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.” – Tony Robbins
  1. “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” – Carl Gustav Jung
  1. “We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  1. “We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.” – Lynn Hall
  1. “We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.” – Anais Nin
  1. “We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.” – John Steinbeck
  1. “What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.” – Victor Frankl
  1. “What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” – Plutarch
  1. “What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.” – Wayne Dyer
  1. “What you must do now is to adapt fast.” – The world belongs to those who can change fast.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius
  1. “When life changes to be harder, change yourself to be stronger.” – Unknown
  1. “When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t stop them.” – Andy Warhol
  1. “When people shake their heads because we are living in a restless age, ask them how they would like to life in a stationary one, and do without change.” – George Bernard Shaw
  1. “When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” – Chinese proverb
  1. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl
  1. “When you are through changing, you are through.” – Bruce Barton
  1. “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” – Benjamin Franklin
  1. “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett
  1. “Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.” – Shunryu Suzuki
  1. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi
  1. “You always have the choice between comfort and discomfort, mediocrity and growth, fitting in and standing out.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes
  1. “You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.” – Unknown
  1. “You cannot change anyone, but you can be the reason someone changes.” – Roy T. Bennett
  1. “You cannot change what you are, only what you do.” – Philip Pullman
  1. “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” – Jim Rohn
  1. “You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing in.” – Heraclitus
  1. “You change the world by being yourself.” – “Yoko Ono
  1. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  1. “You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.” – Marianne Williamson
  1. “You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.” – Denis Waitley
  1. “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
  1. “You really can change the world if you care enough.” – Marian Wright Edelman
  1. “You were born with the ability to change someone’s life – don’t ever waste it.” – Unknown
  1. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” – Mike Murdoch
  1. “You will never know yourself completely. You are life. You are ever changing. And that’s fine. Just keep going.” – Maxime Lagacé
  1. “You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.” – Neil Gaiman
  1. “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn
  1. “Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.” – Unknown
  1. “Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.” – Socrates
  1. “Your success in life isn’t based on your ability to simply change. It is based on your ability to change faster than your competition, customers, and business.” – Mark Sanborn

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