Quotes About Change to Motivate and Inspire
It is ironic that the only thing that stays the same is that there is always change. Change can be hard; overwhelming even. It is almost always worth it. We adapt, we grow, we prosper. Here we present inspiring quotes about change for you to ponder. We hope they provide valuable perspective for you or anyone you know dealing with change.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Only in the darkness can you see the stars.
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Optimists are usually wrong. But all the great change in history, positive change, was done by optimists.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.
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.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
People change, they grow.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.
We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.
I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.
If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.
Do you want to change the world? Then change yourself first. Do you want to change yourself? Then remain completely silent inside the silence-sea.
You cannot change what you are, only what you do.
Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.
You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.
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.
Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.
Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings.
Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
Words are powerful; if you change your words, you can change your life.
A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.
Nothing endures but change.
Nothing endures but change. There is nothing permanent except change. All is flux, nothing stays still.
There is nothing permanent except change.
There is nothing permanent except change. Nothing is permanent except change. The only constant is change. Change is the only constant. Change alone is unchanging.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Change is rarely comfortable.
The key to why things change is the key to everything.
Growth and change are never easy...If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The revolutionary is the revolution.
The moment of change is the only poem.
A zebra does not change its spots.
Change is not merely necessary to life -- it is life.
Things can change in a day.
Change your thoughts to change your reality.
Don't fear change; embrace it!
Fear stagnation; embrace change.
All good things must come to an end.
Everything changes but change.
Life can change in an instant.
Life can change in an instant; don't be so worried about the future that you forget to celebrate what you have right now.
The wind of change, whatever it is, blows most freely through an open mind.
Change is not always easy when patterns in our lives have existed so long.
The more you adapt, the more interesting you are.
Discontent is the catalyst for change.
Change is the one thing we can be sure of.
Enter new waters.
Stress is a message. It is a personal invitation to make a change for the better.
In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.
You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life.
Your greatest self has been waiting your whole life; don't make it wait any longer.
Your past is something you cannot change. You can't live it; it's dead.
Sometimes a journey makes itself necessary.
Either you adapt to change or be changed by it.
Change is such hard work.
Bravery is the engine of change.
Change is always a little bit strange.
Some things will never change.
Change is not an event, it's a process.
Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.
As with anything creative, change is inevitable.
It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
The best way to predict the future is to change it.
Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.
Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.
Very great change starts from very small conversations, held among people who care.
You have to endure what you can't change.
Looking back isn't going to help you. Moving forward is the thing you have to do.
Change brings opportunity.
Enough is enough and it's time for a change.
I think it's important to change and not be associated with your character too much.
Every generation is gonna keep changing, and you just have to embrace the change.
We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.
Change is inevitable but personal growth is a choice.
Change is the one constant in life.
Out of chaos, there is change.
Every journey towards change begins with awareness.
Love has the power to change everything.
No change ever evolved out of consensus.
Create the new world that we all wish to see.
Change your vision to change your decisions.
Change your thoughts... charge your life.
A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.
When in doubt, choose change.
To change everything, simply change your attitude.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Things don't change, people change.
The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.
Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life.
And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.
We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal.
The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.
People do not change, they are merely revealed.
The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become.
Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.
The future always comes too fast and in the wrong order.
Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history.
Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes.
The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.
Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay.
Life is a progress, and not a station.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.
Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
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.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Change, like healing, takes time.
Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk.
Our heads are round so thought can change direction.
The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. As I have heard said, a person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have. Resolve to do one thing every day that you fear. I got into this habit by attempting to contact celebrities and famous businesspeople for advice.
What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation.
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
Transformation literally means going beyond your form.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
All things must change to something new, to something strange.
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Some scientists believe climate change is the cause of unprecedented melting of the North Pole, and that effects these very uncertain weather patterns. I think we should listen to those scientists and experts.
An entrepreneur is someone who brings a pattern change.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
The more things change, the more they are the same.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I like working with people. I believe change can only come through collaboration.
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.