Quotes About Change

A mandatory requirement for dealing with any challenge is your ability to deal with change. If you can’t handle changes, then you won’t be able to handle challenges either.

Sumeet Jain

A scholar who loves comfort is not fit to be called a scholar.


A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

Change before you have to.

Jack Welch

Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.

Marsha Sinetar

Change has to come for life to struggle forward.

Helen Hollick

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

Changing your mindset may change the situation.

Lisa Rusczyk

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.

Raymond Lindquist

Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Denis Waitley

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.

Cherokee Proverb

Every day is another chance to change your life.


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

Mandy Hale

How do I renew my mind? By replacing the bad with the good. By changing your point of view.

Grant Dean

If change is constant, then learning must also be continual.

Meir Liraz

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

Maya Angelou

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

Philip Vang

If you wait, all that happens is you get older.

Larry McMurtry

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

The power to initiate change is within us all.

Shannon Hakala

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.

Charles Darwin

It’s never too late to be who you might have been.

George Eliot

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Look for solutions, instead of being difficult; be more thoughtful, instead of allowing anger to burn you out. Look at things from a different perspective, embrace change, look out for opportunities and you will feel much more in control.

Steve Backley

Making a big life change can be scary but living with regret is always scarier.


Nothing happens until the pain of staying the same outweighs the pain of change.

Arthur Burt

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Small changes often will result in a huge overall change eventually.

Clodagh Swanson

The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings.

Kakuzo Okakaura

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

Nathaniel Branden

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

Elbert Hubbard

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

Albert Einstein

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

Bill Clinton

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


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

To get from where we don’t want to be to where we do want to be requires two things: time and a change of direction.

Andy Stanley

We are restless because of incessant change, but we would be frightened if change were stopped.

Lyman Lloyd Bryson

We can not become what we need to by remaining what we are.

Oprah Winfrey

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.

Tao Te Ching

When life seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness.

Kid Cudi

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.

Lao Tzu

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


You can live your dreams if you can embrace change. It’s by taking chances that you’ll learn how to be brave.

Nikita Koloff

You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.

Abdul Kalam

You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.

Jim Rohn

You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.

Tori Amos

You’ve got to make a conscious choice every day to shed the old whatever the old means for you.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Change da world.

My final message.