Quotes About Change and Making Changes

Quotes about Change

There is constant change going on in our life and in the world around us. It goes on, whether we want it or do not want it.

In order to live fully, avoid frustration, and stay away from unnecessary fighting against circumstances, we need to welcome it, accept it, adapt ourselves to it, and make the most of it.

Improvement and progress mean change, and require that we move forward, adapt to new conditions, and create different circumstances.

You don’t need to wait until circumstances force you to alter your life. Seek to alter it yourself in a positive manner. Instead of waiting until it is forced on you, plan it, seek it, and embrace it.

To make the changes you want in your life, you have to take action, not just wait. Change starts when you change your mind and your attitude.

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Motivational Quotes about Change

A collection of motivational and inspirational quotes about change and making changes in your life.

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” –Elbert Hubbard

“Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again.” –Bikram Choudhury

“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

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” –Albert Einstein

“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” –Stephen Chbosky

“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” –Aldous Huxley

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“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” –Winston Churchill

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“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” –Albert Einstein

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” –Gail Sheehy

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”Alan W. Watts

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” –Wayne Dyer

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” –John Wooden

“Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.” –Jim Rohn

“If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” –Zig Ziglar

“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

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” –Milton Berle

“Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.” –John F.Kennedy

“Nothing is permanent but change.” –Heraclitus

“Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” –Norman Vincent Peale

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” –Martin Buber

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” –Thoreau

“There is always change going on, and we need to welcome it and make the most of it.” –Remez Sasson

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” –Rumi

“A Quitter never wins, and a Winner never quits.”Napoleon Hill

“If you wish to be happy, think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and of that which you are able to change.” –Christopher Paolini

“There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.” –Peter A. Cohen

“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

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” –Andy Warhol

“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

“You can often change your circumstances, by changing your attitude.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” –Steve Maraboli

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” –Norman Vincent Peale

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” –Socrates

“The larger the change, the more people will resist it. Thus, make it seem so tiny and trivial that people don’t even realize it.” –Maxime Lagac

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” –Mother Teresa

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” –Rumi

“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction can be the biggest step of your life.” –Naeem Callaway

“You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.” –Denis Waitley

“If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.” –Norman Vincent Peale

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” –Barack Obama

“One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority.” –Napoleon Bonaparte

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” –William Arthur Ward

“Things start to change in your life when you step out of your comfort zone, with courage, hope, and positive expectations.” –Remez Sasson

“The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surrounding.” –Kakuzo Okakura

“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” –Abraham Maslow

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls, others build windmills.” –Chinese Proverb

“The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation.” –Vernon Howard

“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

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” –Henry Ford

Short Quotes about Change

“All things change; nothing perishes.” –Ovid

“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” –Deepak Chopra

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” –Winston Churchill

“Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” –Benjamin Disraeli

“Our only security is our ability to change.” –John Lilly

“When in doubt, choose change.” –Lily Leungc

“Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” –Arnold Bennett

“Action is the key to all success.” –Pablo Picasso

“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

“The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.” –Alfred North Whitehead

“After you’ve done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over.” –Alfred Edward Perlman

“A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.” –Oliver Wendell Holmes

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