250+ Change Quotes – Most Popular Quotes About Change

(Last Updated On: January 29, 2024)

Change is a part of life that you can’t avoid, and it can be challenging and even scary at times. Whether starting a new job, breaking up with someone, or moving to a new place, change can be difficult and make us uncomfortable. But it’s also a chance to grow and change. Learning famous quotes can help you find the right words to say to yourself and your friends and family, especially when things are tough because these powerful words can positively affect them.

This article has the most popular quotes about change that you can use to congratulate, comfort, or share with your family, friends, and coworkers.

Best Inspirational Change Quotes

Nothing is stronger than habit. – Ovid

 

Change something by even the smallest percentage and your outcomes will be different. – Elaine Harrison

 

The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up and those who were up go down. -Jawaharlal Nehru

 

The sinkhole of change is communication and motivation.  It’s where change projects go to die. – Nancy Rothbard

 

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

 

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

 

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. – Harold Wilson

 

Change doth unknit the tranquil strength of men. – MATTHEW ARNOLD

 

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

 

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. – Mary Engelbreit

 

Nothing is permanent except change. ― Heraclitus

 

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. -Zig Ziglar

 

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others. – Audrey Hepburn

 

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

 

Change is the end result of all true learning.  ― Leo Buscaglia

 

Slowness to change usually means fear of the new. – Philip Crosby

 

Unless you are prepared to give up something valuable you will never be able to truly change at all, because you’ll be forever in the control of things you can’t give up. — Andy Law

 

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

 

There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position and be bruised in a new place.  — Washington Irving

 

Change, like healing, takes time.  ― Veronica Roth

 

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. ― Leo Tolstoy

 

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

 

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

 

The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings. — Kakuzō Okakura

 

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

 

By changing nothing, nothing changes. – Tony Robbins

 

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. -Albert Einstein

 

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. – Confucius

 

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

 

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. ― Mahatma Gandhi

 

If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. – Albert Einstein

 

If there are things in your life you want to change, you don’t change them from the outside in. You change them from the inside out.  – Rick Warren

 

Change doesn’t come from Washington. Change comes to Washington.  – Barack Obama

 

If you want to truly understand something, try to change it. – Kurt Lewin

 

Change before you have to. – Jack Welch

 

When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves. – Viktor E. Frankl

 

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. – Mary Engelbreit

 

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

 

I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them.  – Janelle Monae

 

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

 

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

 

Change your thoughts and you’ll change your world. – Norman Vincent Peale

 

Peace begins with a smile. – Mother Teresa

 

Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end. – Robin Sharma

 

Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists.  ― Thomas L. Friedman

 

People don’t resist change. They resist being changed! – Peter Senge

 

One key to successful leadership is continuous personal change. Personal change is a reflection of our inner growth and empowerment. — Robert E. Quinn

 

Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are. – Bryant H. McGill

 

If you want to make enemies, try to change something. — Woodrow Wilson

 

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

 

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ― Nelson Mandela

 

If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don’t run you’ve already lost. – Barack Obama

 

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

 

Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win. —Max McKeown

 

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

 

All great changes are preceded by chaos. – Deepak Chopra

 

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

 

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

 

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

 

Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you. ― John Green

 

Status quo is Latin for, The mess we’re in. – Ronald Reagan

 

If someone is not willing to make a change in the way they think, then they have no chance at changing their life. – Danny Compier

 

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.  – Winston Churchill

 

The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic. – Peter Drucker

 

You can’t change what happened. But you can still change what will happen. – Sebastian Vettel

 

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

 

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory. – W. Edwards Deming

 

The more things change, the more they are the same. – ALPHONSE KARR

 

I spend my life building the world I want to live in.  – Robin Chase

 

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. – Viktor Frankl

 

Impossible situations can become possible miracles. ― Robert H. Schuller

 

Compassion is the radicalism of our time. – Dalai Lama

 

One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up. Instead of what they have to gain. –  Rick Godwin

 

I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is that they must change if they are to get better. ― Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

 

The key to change  is to let go of fear. – Rosanne Cash

 

Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have—and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up. — James Belasco and Ralph Stayer

 

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality. – Nikos Kazantzakis

 

Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn’t quite as spectacular.  — Lisa Lutz

 

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

 

Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. ― Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

 

If work were so pleasant, the rich would keep it for themselves.  – Mark Twain

 

One day spent with someone you love can change everything. ― Mitch Albom

 

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.  — Buckminster Fuller

 

Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.  —Jim Rohn

 

Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. – Arthur Schopenhauer

 

Every day the clock resets. Your wins don’t matter. Your failures don’t matter. Don’t stress on what was, fight for what could be.  – Sean Higgins

 

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank

 

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. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent. – Martin Luther King  Jr.

 

It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform. ― Roy T. Bennett

 

Change is inevitable. Except for a vending machine. – Robert C. Gallagher

 

If you know what you want to achieve in life, then you are more inspired to change for the better. – Philip Vang

 

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 A. Simone Sr.

 

Understand that commitment to a major change is always expensive, and that you either pay for achieving it or pay for not having it. –  Daryl Conner

 

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there. – Will Smith

 

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

 

Sometimes you see little changes fluttering their pennons to show you that a great change is on its way. – Henry Stanley Haskins

 

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor. – ROBERT FROST

 

No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.  – Billie Jean King

 

Life is change. – Heraclitus

 

Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are. ― Bertolt Brecht

 

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

 

You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. – John C. Maxwell

 

Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.  ― Elizabeth Edwards

 

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

 

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. — Niccolo Machiavelli

 

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

 

People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they’re exactly like the old ones. — Charles F. Kettering

 

To change one’s life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.  ― William James

 

Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation. ― Maya Angelou

 

Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.  – Henry van Dyke

 

True life is lived when tiny changes occur. ― Leo Tolstoy

 

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. — Henry Ford

 

Action is the key to all success. — Pablo Picasso

 

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. – John C. Maxwell

 

Don’t let rejection create self-doubt. The founder of Starbucks was turned down by 217 of the 242 investors he initially spoke with. – Elizabeth Galbut

 

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. – Stephen Hawking

 

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

 

To say goodbye is to die a little. ― Raymond Chandler

 

When the rate of change outside is more than what is inside, be sure that the end is near. – Azim Premji

 

Whatever it is you are lacking in your life there is no better way to change that than to thank God for what you already have, no matter how small it may be and watch what God does with it. – Jeff & Michelle Niederstadt

 

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.  – Faith Baldwin

 

You don’t change a culture by talking, you change it through action. – Mario Moussa

 

Remember that life’s big changes rarely give advance warning.  – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

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

 

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

 

To change the name and not the letter, Is a change for the worst, and not for the better. – ROBERT CHAMBERS

 

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. – Jane Goodall

 

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

 

Change yourself and fortune will change with you. ― Portuguese proverb

 

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. – Martin Luther King Jr.

 

We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are. – Max DePree

 

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

 

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. – Charles Kettering

 

The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon. If anything, competition in most industries will probably speed up even more in the next few decades. — John P. Kotter

 

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Andre Gide

 

In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks. — Warren Buffett

 

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. – Plutarch

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

When in doubt, choose change. — Lily Leung

 

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

 

Change your thinking, change your life. – Ernest Holmes

 

Play to your strengths. If you aren’t great at something, do more of what you’re great at. – Jason Lemkin

 

Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. – Dr. Seuss

 

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. – Frederick Douglass

 

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be the reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. ― Lao Tzu

 

Details matter, it’s worth waiting to get it right. – Steve Jobs

 

The fact that we can, and do, change our minds and our opinions indicate that we can also change our perceptions and the way we feel about things. – John DeMartini

 

A rolling stone can gather no moss. – Publilius Syrus

 

Adults are much more likely to act their way into a new way of thinking than to think their way into a new way of acting. – Richard Pascale

 

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. – Harrison Ford

 

When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. – Haruki Murakami

 

When you are through changing, you are through. – Bruce Barton

 

There’s one thing worse than change and that’s the status quo. – JOHN LE CARRÉ

 

Knowing what must be done does away with fear.  – Rosa Parks

 

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. – Henri Bergson

 

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. ― Alexander Graham Bell

 

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher, can change the world. – Malala Yousafzai

 

It only takes one person to change your life: You. – Ruth Casey

 

Bending beats breaking.  ― Betty Greene

 

Culture does not change because we desire to change it. Culture changes when the organization is transformed – the culture reflects the realities of people working together every day. – Frances Hesselbein

 

After living with their dysfunctional behavior for so many years (a sunk cost if ever there was one), people become invested in defending their dysfunctions rather than changing them. — Marshall Goldsmith

 

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin

 

Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while. — Kin Hubbard

 

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

 

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

 

As soon as anyone starts telling you to be “realistic,” cross that person off your invitation list. – John Eliot

 

Let him who would move the world first move. ― Socrates

 

Change is inevitable. Change is constant. — Benjamin Disraeli

 

Life is about change. Sometimes it’s painful. Sometimes it’s beautiful. But most of the time, it’s both. —Lana Lang

 

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. – John Wooden

 

If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward. – Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Love change, fear staying the same. – Maxime Lagacé

 

Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots. – Victor Hugo

 

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large — I contain multitudes. ― Walt Whitman

 

The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.  – William Gibson

 

Adapting does not mean permanent changes, it just means making small, quick adjustments. – Hany Kubba

 

One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself I could not change others. – Nelson Mandela

 

Culture isn’t just one aspect of the game. It is the game. – Louis V. Gerstner Jr.

 

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. – Confucius

 

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. – Alan W. Watts260+ Home Quotes – Most Popular Quotes About Home

 

The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble. – Henry Miller

 

The quiet ones are the ones that change the universe. The loud ones only take the credit. – LONDO MOLLARI

 

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. – J.K. Rowling

 

Continuity gives us roots, but change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights. – Pauline R. Kezer

 

Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of the decisions and actions you take today. ― Akin A. Awolaja

 

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

 

A bend in the road is not the end of the road…unless you fail to make the turn.  – Helen Keller

 

Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn’t all bad – not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life – to keep us moving, to keep us growing, to keep us interested. Imagine life without change. It will be static, boring, dull. – Dr. Dennis O’Grady

 

We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blesses facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it. — Mark Twain

 

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. – Carl Jung

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow. – Mary Anne Radmacher

 

But you’re so busy changing the world. Just one smile can change all of mine. ― Jack Johnson

 

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant. — Anthony D’Angelo

 

Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.  — Bob Goff

 

We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else. – John Wooden

 

You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. – Ralph Marston

 

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change. – Wayne Dyer

 

The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.  – Leo Tolstoy

 

You can’t stop the future You can’t rewind the past The only way to learn the secret is to press play. – Jay Asher

 

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers

 

Active thinking engages the gears of the most powerful tool there is for positive change and that tool is your mind. – Byron Pulsifer

 

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. – Henry Brooks Adams

 

Organizations are communities of human beings, not collections of human resources. – Henry Mintzberg

 

Without change, something sleeps inside us and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken. – Frank Herbert

 

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

 

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions. – Ellen Glasgow

 

Profound and powerful forces are shaking and remaking our world. And the urgent question of our time is whether we can make change our friend and not our enemy. – BILL CLINTON

 

You can make things happen. You’re in control of change.  – Dyllan McGee

 

Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. – Keri Russell

 

Transformation literally means going beyond your form. ― Wayne Dyer

 

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do. – Steve Jobs

 

You can’t crush ideas by suppressing them. You can only crush them by ignoring them. By refusing to think, refusing to change. ― Ursula K. Le Guin

 

Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times. – Niccolo Machiavelli

 

Even those who fancy themselves the most progressive will fight against other kinds of progress, for each of us is convinced that our way is the best way. — Louis L’Amour

 

Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. – Katherine Mansfield

 

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

 

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

 

Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change. ― Brené Brown

 

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.  – C.S. Lewis

 

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. Or you don’t. ― Stephen King

 

When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.  —Tuli Kupferberg

 

Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby: awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess. ― Lemony Snicket

 

Things don’t have to change the world to be important. – Steve Jobs

 

Just take any step, whether small or large. And then another and repeat day after day. It may take months, maybe years, but the path to success will become clear.  – Aaron Ross

 

Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone. – Billy Cox

 

It is changing, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. – Isaac Asimov

 

Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around. Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you. Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh, and feel loved. ― Roy T. Bennett

 

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

 

Change your perception of things and how you react to various situations and your jealousy will subside. – Stanley Steel

 

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is Nature’s inexorable imperative. – H. G. Wells

 

Whatever got you here may well prevent you from getting there. – Marshall Goldsmith

 

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject. – Winston Churchill

 

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. – Reinhold Niebuhr

 

There were no violins or warning bells… no sense that my little life was about to change. But we never know, do we? Life turns on a dime. – Stephen King

 

Nothing lasts. That’s what makes everything so precious. – WILLIAM SHATNER

 

I believe in change. I believe in the power it has to unite us and ignite us. – Uzo Aduba

 

The only way you can sustain a permanent change is to create a new way of thinking, acting, and being. – Jennifer Hudson

 

You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. ― Jim Rohn

 

Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is a painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. – Mandy Hale

 

Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end. ― Robin S. Sharma

 

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. – Lao Tzu

 

All is connected no one thing can change by itself. — Paul Hawken

 

Changing is what people do when they have no options left.  — Holly Black

 

Certain things, should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone.  ― J.D. Salinger

 

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

 

Never, never, never, never give up.  – Winston Churchill

 

Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. ― William Jennings Bryan

 

Of course, there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings. — Arthur Rubinstein

 

You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.— Zig Ziglar

 

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

 

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. – Helen Keller

 

People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. – Carl Rogers

 

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

 

We cannot solve a problem by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. – A. Einstein

 

Even those who are happy with their results in previous years, many would still like something new or a change in something in this coming year. – Sumner M. Davenport

 

Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life. –  Herbert Otto

 

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

 

The changes we dread most may contain our salvation. – Barbara Kingsolver

 

Life is its own journey, presupposes its own change and movement, and one tries to arrest them at one’s eternal peril. – Laurens van der

 

Little changes are the enemies of great changes. – BERTOLT BRECHT

 

Women speaking up for themselves and for those around them is the strongest force we have to change the world.  – Melinda Gates

 

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett

 

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man. ― Heraclitus

 

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

 

In every change, in every falling leaf, there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow. ― Amit Ray

 

The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better. — Robert P. Vanderpoel

 

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. — Marilyn Monroe

 

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

 

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

 

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.  – Ovid

 

Sure, everything is ending, Jules said, but not yet. ― Jennifer Egan

 

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

 

The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways: the point, however, is to change it. – Karl Marx

 

If your startup builds a room full of pessimists and you have one optimist at the table, then I think you’re in the wrong business. But the other way around is invaluable and necessary. – David Cohen

 

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

 

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight. – Marcus Aurelius

 

This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change. ― Taylor Swift

 

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow. – William Pollard

 

We are constantly changing, but you decide how to change. Who you are isn’t something you were forced to be. – Albert Rogers

 

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. – A. A. Milne

 

We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. – Rick Warren

 

I will swear by thing to‑day, but I will have the courage to denounce it tomorrow if needs be. The vows of ignorance are not binding upon enlightenment. – Muriel Strode

 

I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then. – LEWIS CARROLL

 

Every single person has the power to change the world and help people. – Laura Marano

 

Nothing is permanent but change. – Elbert Hubbard

 

You are one decision away from a totally different life. – Mark Batterson

 

It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t… It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.  ― James Gordon

 

As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time. — Francis Bacon

 

Things do not change; we change. — Henry David Thoreau

 

Fashion changes, but style endures.  ― Coco Chanel

 

Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, ‘We’ve always done it this way.’ I try to fight that. That’s why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise. ― Grace Hopper

 

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes. – Johann Wolfgang

 

If you love deeply, you’re going to get hurt badly. But it’s still worth it. ― C.S. Lewis

 

One day or day one. You decide. — Paulo Coelho

 

In a progressive country, change is constant; change is inevitable. – Benjamin Disraeli

 

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. – Johnny Cash

 

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. – Anais Nin

 

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens. ― Tony DeLiso

 

When all think alike, then no one is thinking. – Walter Lippmann

Change is an inevitable part of life, and we must welcome it with an open mind and a good attitude. If we accept change, we can make a better future for ourselves and those around us. So, let’s get ideas from these quotes about change and facing life’s challenges with courage and resolve. Remember that change isn’t always easy, but we need it to grow and move forward.
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