Best 73 Motivational Quotes On Change

Change is inevitable in life, whether we like it or not. It can be difficult to embrace, but it’s essential for growth and progress. Many of us struggle with the fear of the unknown or the discomfort of leaving our comfort zones. Motivational quotes on change can provide encouragement and inspiration to help us push through the challenges that come with new beginnings. These quotes can remind us that change is necessary, that we have the power to adapt and transform, and that the results of change can lead to amazing opportunities and a more fulfilling life.

  1. “Words are where most change begins.” ― Brandon Sanderson
  2. “Change, like healing, takes time.” ― Veronica Roth
  3.  “Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.” ― Brene Brown
  4.  “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when? – Hillel
  5.  “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” ― Winston S. Churchill
  6. . “People who can change and change again are so much more reliable and happier than those who can’t” ― Stephen Fry
  7. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Stephen Chbosky
  8. “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
  9. . “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy
  10. “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
  11. . “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ― George Bernard Shaw
  12. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” ― Steve Jobs
  13. . “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ― Mother Teresa
  14.  “I give you this to take with you: Nothing remains as it was. If you know this, you can begin again, with pure joy in the uprooting.” ― Judith Minty
  15. . “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ― Barack Obama
  16.  “A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn.” ― Helen Keller
  17. . “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ― Albert Einstein
  18. “Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  19. . “To change one’s life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.” ― William James
  20. “Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change.” ― Roy T. Bennett
  21. . “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ― Rumi
  22.  “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” ― Mary Shelley
  23.  “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” ― Leo Tolstoy
  24. . “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
  25. “Change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ― Roy T. Bennett
  26. . “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
  27.  “Change is the end result of all true learning.” ― Leo Buscaglia
  28. . “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
  29. “Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn’t quite as spectacular.” ― Lisa Lutz
  30. . “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
  31. “Changing is what people do when they have no options left.” ― Holly Black
  32. . “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” ― Wayne W. Dyer
  33. “To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.” ― Stephen R. Covey
  34. . “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment
  35.  “Nothing is lost . . . Everything is transformed.” ― Michael Ende
  36. . “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, The Graveyard Book
  37. “The changes we dread most may contain our salvation.” ― Barbara Kingsolver
  38. . “And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” ― Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing
  39. “If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behaviour.” ― Katherine Hepburn
  40.  “Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realise that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.” ― Eckhart Tolle
  41. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ― Norman Vincent Peale
  42. . “Certain things, they 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, The Catcher in the Rye
  43.  “Nothing endures but changes.” ― Heraclitus
  44. . “Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you’ve changed, by believing. Once you’ve changed, other things start to follow. Isn’t that the way it works?” ― Diane Duane
  45. . “The past can teach us, nurture us, but it cannot sustain us. The essence of life is change, and we must move ever forward or the soul will wither and die.” ― Susanna Kearsley
  46. . “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.” ― Roy T. Bennett
  47. “Anyone who isn’t embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.” ― Alain de Botton
  48. . “Fashion changes, but style endures.” ― Coco Chanel
  49. “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” – Woodrow Wilson
  50. . “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― Buckminster Fuller
  51. “The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.” – Ellen Glasgow
  52. . “You cannot change what you are, only what you do.” ― Philip Pullman
  53. “People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they’re exactly like the old ones.” – Charles F. Kettering
  54. . “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
  55. “The great growling engine of change – technology.” – Alvin Toffler
  56. . “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.” ― Stephen King, The Green Mile
  57.  “Folks, I don’t trust children. They’re here to replace us.” – Stephen Colbert
  58. . “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
  59.  “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.” – Karl Marx
  60. “No matter what people will tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams
  61.  “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
  62. “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
  63. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates
  64. . “Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.” ― Shannon Alder
  65.  “Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you’d like to act.” ― Bob Dylan
  66. . “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.
  67. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” ― Simone de Beauvoir
  68. . “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” ― Malala Yousafzai
  69. “Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end.” ― Robin Sharma
  70. . “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
  71. . “And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves.” ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse
  72. . “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, The Stand
  73. “We first make our habits, then our habits make us.” ― John Dryden


In conclusion, change is a constant and inevitable part of life, and how we approach it can greatly impact our personal and professional growth. The motivational quotes on change we have explored in this article can help us embrace change with courage and optimism, and see it as an opportunity for learning and self-discovery. Whether it is a small change in our daily routine or a major life transition, these quotes can inspire us to take action, adapt to new circumstances, and overcome our fears and doubts. Remember, change can be challenging, but it also has the power to transform us and lead us to a better future.

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