81 Encouraging Quotes About Change That Will Inspire Your Growth

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Change is inevitable, and it is a sure thing. Things change over time, whether we like it or not. It is, therefore, essential that we learn how to embrace change.

Here is a list of 81 Quotes About Change that will help you grow and adapt to change.

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  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

Best Quotes About Change

2. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” John D. Rockefeller

3. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy

4. “We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.” Tony Robbins

5. “To change one’s life, start immediately, do it flamboyantly, no exceptions.” William James

6. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” Oprah Winfrey

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7. “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

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

9. “The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.” Kiran Desai

10. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” George Bernard Shaw

11. “You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you’ll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless.” Caroline Myss

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12. “Change before you have to.” Jack Welch

13. “It is better to change an opinion than persist in a wrong one.” Socrates

14. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Mohandas Gandhi

15. “Things do not change. We change.” Henry Thoreau

16. “Change your words. Change your world.” Unknown

17. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” Carol Burnett

18. “Change is inevitable, growth is optional.” John C. Maxwell

19. “Change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Roy T. Bennet

20. “When in doubt, choose change.” Lily Leung

21. “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” Lee Tolstoy

True Quotes About Change.

22. “I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; I can say they must change if they are to get better.” Georg Lichtenberg

23. “If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry; it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry. It’ll change.” John Simone

24. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” John Kennedy

25. “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.” Roy T. Bennett

26. “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” Jack Dixon

27. “We cannot change our memories, but we can change their meaning and the power they have over us.” David Seamans

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

29. “What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.” Abraham Maslow

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

31. “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” Mary Wollstonecraft Shelle

Quotes About Changing Yourself

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

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

34. “Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you got.” Jim Rohn

35. “That’s the thing about healing, you heal into someone else. A completely new person, not even because you want to, but because who you were you could no longer survive as. Let it go and let a new happen.” Unknown

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

37. “If you don’t see the images on a screen because people block your view, it is easier to adjust your sitting position than to call for an adjustment of the screen. You need to change yourself!” Israelmore Ayivor

38. “Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.” Victor Hugo

39. “You’re always you, and that doesn’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.” Neil Gaiman

40. “Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.” John Steinbeck

41. “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

Inspirational Quotes About Change

42. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.†-Jimmy Dean

43. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.†-Maya Angelou

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

45. “The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.” Marilyn Ferguson

46. “Remain open to change and you will succeed.” Sarah Pullen

47. “One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world.” Malala Yousafzai

48. “If you begin to understand what isn’t working for you, then even without trying to change, your work will go through a positive transformation.” Shahenshah Hafeez Khan

49. “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.” Reinhold Niebuhr

50. “The most effective way to cope with change is to help create it.” L.W. Lynet

51. “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

Funny Quotes About Change

52. “Cinderella is proof that a new pair of shoes can change your life.” Unknown

53. “Life does not come with remote control. You have to get up and change it yourself.” Unknown

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

55. “Everything has changed, yet I am more me than ever.” Iain Thomas

56. “isn’t funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.” C.S Lewis

57. “When something goes wrong in your life, just say plot twist and move on.” Unknown

58. “When people say, ‘ you have changed!’ it means you have stopped living your life their way.” Unknown

59. “If you do not like where you are, Move! You are not a tree.” Unknown

60. “Life is about change, sometime its beautiful, sometimes it’s painful but most of the time it is both.” Unknown

61. “Making some changes in my life, If you don’t hear from me, you are one of them.” Unknown

Quotes About Changing In Love

62. “Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope that they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.” Albert Einstein

63. “I don’t hate you. I am just dissappointed that you turned into everything you said you’d never be.” Unknown

64. “Loe is the same but people change.” Paulo Coelho

65. “I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.” Nicholas Sparks

66. “I have realized that no matter how strong you love and no matter how truly you love a person, if your heart gets tired, everything changes, even if you don’t want to.” Shreyasi Phunkon

67. “The hardest part is accepting that people change and that alone changes everything.” R.M Drake

68. “People change, love hurts, friends leave, things go wong but just remember that life goes on.” Unknown

69. “People change, hearts change, feelings change, even the face can change, but the past never changes.” Unknown

70. “Love can change a person, the way a parent can change a baby, awkwardly and often a great deal of mess.” Lemony Snicket

71. “Don’t try to change people, just love them. Love is what changes us.” Unknown

Top Quotes About Change

71. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin

72. “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” Henri Bergson

73. “People can cry much easier than they can change.” James Baldwin

74. “Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.” Ann Voskamp

75. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Remember, you have the strength, the patience, and the passion for reaching for the stars to change the world.” Harriet Tubman

76. “You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea. ” Pearl S. Buck

77. “It is better to find your courage to make changes when you can choose to rather than being forced to. If you do not make Change, Change will make you.†Roy T. Bennett

78. “Everything you see is in the process of making or unmaking or dying or living. Everything is in a state of change.†Kelly Barnhill

79. “The world doesn’t change in front of your eyes, it changes behind your back.” Terry Hayes

80. “Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life.” Deborah Day

81. “Never question the power of one! Throughout history it has been the actions of only one person who has in inspired the movement of change.†Steve Maraboli


Kindly note that people like you created these quotes, and they made sense to them during that time. Therefore, some quotes here will not make sense to you, which is okay. Take what works for you. Leave everything for others.

We are different individuals with different stories, opportunities, and circumstances. All these quotes can never make sense to all of us. And most importantly, let the quotes motivate you but let them not dictate how you live your life.

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