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51 Change Quotes

Change can be extremely difficult and we can often resist it, but as these 51 change quotes show so perfectly, much personal growth can happen as a result! If you’re hesitant to make changes or allow changes in, then read our collection of inspirational quotations and messages about how change can be beneficial for you, and there is nothing to fear.

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

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2. “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

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3. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

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

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5. “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

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6. “Change is the heartbeat of growth.” – Scottie Somers

Quotes about change and growth

7. “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra

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

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

Quotes about in change in life

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

Quotations about changing your life

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

Quotes for changing

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

Quotes for changes

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

Quotations regarding change

14. “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

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

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16. “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change” – Albert Einstein

Quotations of change

17. “You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.” – Zig Ziglar

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18. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” – Stephen Hawking

About change quotes

19. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer

Inspirational quotes about change

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

Transformation quotes

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

Transition quotes

22. “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

Quotes about changes for the better

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

Quotes about not changing

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

Quotes on changes

25. “If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

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

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

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28. “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

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29. “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

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30. “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.

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31. “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

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

33. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watt

34. “If I’d asked my customers what they wanted, they’d have said ‘Don’t change anything.” – Henry Ford

35. “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” – Taylor Swift

36. “Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” – Arnold Bennett

37. “Love change, fear staying the same.” –  Maxime Lagacé

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

39. “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

40. “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

41. “Nothing is as painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” – Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

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

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

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

45. “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

46. “Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” – Benjamin Disraeli

47. “When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” – Chinese proverb

48. “The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.” – Rupert Murdoch

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

50. “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

51. “Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.” – Lemony Snicket, Horseradish