121 Inspirational And Popular Quotes About Change In Life

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Reading quotes about change in life can inspire you to be more accommodative and appreciative of the changes you come across. Life changes are unavoidable, but if you look at them in a positive way, they might well be new opportunities that open doors toward success.

So, no matter how challenging life becomes, be brave. Face life with love in your heart and a smile on your face. Keep scrolling as we have curated some powerful and motivational quotes to up your fighting spirit and help you embrace changes.

Inspirational Quotes About Life Changes

The life cycle brings several changes, and we have to accept them and move on. Get inspired by reading some motivational quotes.

  1. “All is flux, nothing stays still.” –Plato
  1. “By changing nothing, nothing changes.” –Tony Robbins
  1. “Change alone is unchanging.” –Heraclitus
  1. “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” –Deepak Chopra
  1. “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” –Karen Lamb
  1. “Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal” –Arthur Schopenhauer
  1. “Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” –John Wooden
  1. “Nothing is forever except change.” –GautamaBuddha
  1. “Changes are necessary or everything will be so monotonous.” – Unknown
  1. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett
  1. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Stephen Chbosky
  1. “There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus
  1. “Things do not change; we change.” – Henry David Thoreau
  1. “You must welcome change as the rule, but not as your ruler.” – Denis Waitley
  1. “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein
  1. “We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.” – John Wooden
  1. “To change one’s life; Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.” – William James
  1. “No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “Words are powerful; if you change your words, you can change your life.” – Joyce Meyer
  1. “If you want things in your life to change, you have to change things in your life.” – Kevin Trudeau
  1. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs
  1. “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
  1. “Only God who made us can touch us and change us and save us from ourselves.” – Billy Graham
  1. “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” – Jim Rohn
  1. “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.” – Roy T. Bennett
  1. “If you know what you want to achieve in life, then you are more inspired to change for the better.” –Philip Vang
  1. “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways: the point, however, is to change it.” –Karl Marx
  1. “I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” – Aldous Huxley
  1. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
  1. “The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.” – C. Joybell C.
  1. “You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.” – Neil Gaiman
  1. “A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” – Winston Churchill
  1. “You cannot change anyone, but you can be the reason someone changes.” – Roy T. Bennett
  1. “Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.” – Denis Waitley
  1. “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
  1. “Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or dusk.” – William Arthur Ward
  1. “All things must change to something new, to something strange.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  1. “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.” – Lao Tzu
  1. “Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.” – Robert Greene
  1. “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  1. “The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” – Peter Drucker
  1. “Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.” – Owen Feltham
  1. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin
  1. “Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone.” – Billy Cox
  1. “The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.” – Alfred North Whitehead
  1. “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” – Henri Bergson
  1. “Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” –Arnold Bennett
  1. “Opinions are made to be changed – or how is truth to be got at?” – Lord Byron
  1. “Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.” – Robert Frost
  1. “The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything or nothing.” – Nancy Astor
  1. “Change almost never fails because it’s too early. It almost always fails because it’s too late.” – Seth Godin
  1. “Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on “the future.” –Walt Disney
  1. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” – Elon Musk
  1. “And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” – Libba Bray
  1. “Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.” – Nolan Ryan
  1. “Transformation literally means going beyond your form.” – Wayne W. Dyer
  1. “Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.” – Victor Hugo

Quotes About Change In Life And Moving On

Sometimes, the sad feelings caused due to a sudden change in life disturb everything. It’s better to accept the change and move on in life.

  1. “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”  – John C. Maxwell
  1. “Change your thinking, change your life.” – Ernest Holmes
  1. “People do not change, they are merely revealed.” – Anne Enright
  1. “If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou
  1. “When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” – Tuli Kupferberg
  1. “Things don’t have to change the world to be important.” – Steve Jobs
  1. “You cannot change what you are, only what you do.” – Philip Pullman
  1. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis
  1. “Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around.” – Roy T. Bennett
  1. “We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we have become.” – Dr. David Hawkins
  1. “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller
  1. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa
  1. “Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.” – Ovid
  1. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
  1. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe
  1. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi
  1. “If you don’t change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?” – W. Somerset Maugham
  1. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” –Socrates
  1. “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol
  1. “Rather than wishing for change, you first must be prepared to change.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  1. “The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation.” – Vernon Howard
  1. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan
  1. “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
  1. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Victor Frankl
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.” – Jacob M. Braude
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “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.” – Barak Obama
  1. “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” – George Eliot
  1. “Look at things from a different perspective, embrace change, lookout for opportunities and you will feel much more in control.” – Steve Backley
  1. “There are two kinds of fools: those who can’t change their opinions and those who won’t.” – Josh Billings
  1. “Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. “- Mandy Hale
  1. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Hermann Hesse
  1. “Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert
  1. “Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.” – Debby Boone
  1. “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.” – Hariet Tubman
  1. “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett
  1. “Few can accept happiness if it means change. We want the life we have now, only happier.” – Robert Brault
  1. “We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  1. “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” – Frida Kahlo
  1. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw
  1. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill
  1. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey
  1. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right.” – Tony Robbins
  1. “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 Lichtenberg
  1. “There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life.” – Theodore Rooosevelt
  1. “The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.” – Charles Dubois
  1. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “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
  1. “Every day of our lives, we are on the verge of making those slight changes that would make all the difference.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  1. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” –Oprah Winfrey
  1. “Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.” – Pauline R. Kezer
  1. “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
  1. “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” – Confucius
  1. “One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
  1. “The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.”- Nathaniel Branden
  1. “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
  1. “He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.” – Harold Wilson
  1. “Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.” – Francis Bacon
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” – Carl Jung

Motivational and inspirational quotes can give you timely and quick bursts of wisdom to bring your focus and positivity back on track. In addition, such quotes can be a guiding light when life is not going your way and you feel like you are in a dark tunnel. So note down the quotes you like to get a dose of motivation when things are going wrong or not as per your expectations. These quotes may also come in handy when trying to help a friend going through a rough patch.

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