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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.

I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.

--Maya Angelou

Change is rarely comfortable.

--Arno Penzias

The key to why things change is the key to everything.

--James E. Burke

Growth and change are never easy...If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

--Lawrence LeShan

Small things lead to big changes.

--Allen Hershkowitz

The revolutionary is the revolution.

--Abhijit Naskar

The moment of change is the only poem.

--Adrienne Rich

A zebra does not change its spots.

--Al Gore

Change is not merely necessary to life -- it is life.

--Alvin Toffler

Change your thoughts to change your reality.

--Debasish Mridha, MD

Don't fear change; embrace it!

--Debasish Mridha, MD

Fear stagnation; embrace change.

--Debasish Mridha, MD

All good things must come to an end.

--Geoffrey Chaucer

Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.

--Gerald Jampolsky

You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future.

--Isak Dinesen

Everything changes but change.

--Israel Zangwill

Life can change in an instant.

--Jodi Picoult

Longer Version:

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.

--Katharine Whitehorn

Change is not always easy when patterns in our lives have existed so long.

--Lolly Daskal

The more you adapt, the more interesting you are.

--Martha Stewart

Discontent is the catalyst for change.

--Mike Murdock

Change is the one thing we can be sure of.

--Naomi Judd

Stress is a message. It is a personal invitation to make a change for the better.

--Robert Holden

Think progress, not perfection.

--Ryan Holiday

In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.

--Madame Swetchine

You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life.

--Steve Maraboli

Your greatest self has been waiting your whole life; don't make it wait any longer.

--Steve Maraboli

Old ways won't open new doors.

--Unknown Author

Your past is something you cannot change. You can't live it; it's dead.

--Alexandra Stoddard

Sometimes a journey makes itself necessary.

--Anne Carson

Either you adapt to change or be changed by it.

--Bernard Kelvin Clive

Life changes on a dime, so live life to the fullest.

--Max Holloway

Change is such hard work.

--Billy Crystal

Bravery is the engine of change.

--Aisha Tyler

Change is always a little bit strange.

--Brendon Urie

Some things will never change.

--Bruce Hornsby

Change is not an event, it's a process.

--Cheryl James

Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.

--Dorothy Allison

As with anything creative, change is inevitable.

--Enya

It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.

--Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

The best way to predict the future is to change it.

--George M. Church

People change, they grow.

--Jacob Young

Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.

--Lenny Kravitz

Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.

--Keri Russell

Very great change starts from very small conversations, held among people who care.

--Margaret J. Wheatley

You have to endure what you can't change.

--Marie de France

Looking back isn't going to help you. Moving forward is the thing you have to do.

--McKayla Maroney

Change brings opportunity.

--Nido Qubein

Enough is enough and it's time for a change.

--Owen Hart

I think it's important to change and not be associated with your character too much.

--Rose Leslie

Every generation is gonna keep changing, and you just have to embrace the change.

--Wyclef Jean

Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change.

--Henry Steele Commager

We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.

--Frank Knight

If you change nothing, nothing will change.

--Rajkummar Rao

Change is inevitable but personal growth is a choice.

--Bob Proctor

You may not be able to change the world, but you can change the world around you.

--Frank Sonnenberg

Change is the one constant in life.

--K. Weikel

Out of chaos, there is change.

--Natalie Nascenzi

Every journey towards change begins with awareness.

--Sharon Weil

Love has the power to change everything.

--Anthony D. Williams

No change ever evolved out of consensus.

--Sravani Saha Nakhro

Create the new world that we all wish to see.

--Ari Gunzburg

Change your vision to change your decisions.

--Ari Gunzburg

Change your thoughts... charge your life.

--Shawn Anderson

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.

--Spanish Proverb

When in doubt, choose change.

--Lily Leung

To change everything, simply change your attitude.

--Eric Hoffer

Change yourself and your work will seem different.

--Norman Vincent Peale

Things don't change, people change.

--Jim Rohn

The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.

--Bill Clinton

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

--Mahatma Gandhi

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

--Coco Chanel

Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.

--Mahatma Gandhi

Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.

--Richard Branson

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.

--Pauline R. Kezer

The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

--Charles Dubois

There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life.

--Theodore Roosevelt

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.

--Martin Luther King Jr.

And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.

--Libba Bray

We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.

--Sheryl Sandberg

Fashion changes, but style endures.

--Coco Chanel

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.

--Marilyn Monroe

You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

--A. A. Milne

You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.

--Roy T. Bennett

Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal.

--Ali Vincent

We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.

--LeeAnn Taylor

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.

--C. JoyBell C.

People do not change, they are merely revealed.

--Anne Enright

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

--Steve Jobs

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

--Mother Teresa

We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become.

--Dr. David Hawkins

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.

--John C. Maxwell

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

If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.

--Martin Luther

The future always comes too fast and in the wrong order.

--Alvin Toffler

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.

--Sri Chinmoy

Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history.

--Joan Wallach Scott
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