100 Motivational Quotes About Change That Explain Why This Is Inevitable In Every Sphere Of Life

Change is the only constant and it is an established fact. Even then when we are faced with a change, most of us find it hard to take that. We are too skeptical about the newness of anything, be it a new place, a recently known person, or a new turn in life for that matter.

While some changes leave us pensive, others are desired and welcomed as well. Again there are the ones which we are instrumental in bringing about as we know that is the need of the time.

Change is ought to occur and it is like an unsaid rule of nature, but how we deal with it is the matter of concern. We should always try for the best and be prepared for the worst, which is the mantra to a happy life. Sometimes we are helpless and do not have any control over the change that occurs, while there are times when we are the ones empowered to bring in the change. We have to act wise and make things work in the best possible way, so that the change does make a difference.

Here is a treasure of quotes about change which need to be given a thought.

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

- Mahatma Gandhi

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

- Leo Tolstoy

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.

- The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky

Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.

- The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

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

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

- Albert Einstein

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

- Nelson Mandela

Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.

- Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

To say goodbye is to die a little.

- The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler

You can't stop the future You can't rewind the past The only way to learn the secret ...is to press play.

- Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher

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

- Rumi

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

Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.

- Horseradish, Lemony Snicket

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes.

- Walt Whitman

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

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

- The Philosophy of Andy Warhol, Andy Warhol

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

- Taylor Swift

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

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

The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.

- The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai

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.

- Life, Steve Maraboli

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

- George Bernard Shaw

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.

- Blue Light, Walter Mosley

Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.

- Maya Angelou

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

- The Sweet Far Thing, Libba Bray

You're always you, and that don't change, and you're always changing, and there's nothing you can do about it.

- The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman

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

- Mother Teresa

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

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.

- Wayne W. Dyer

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.

- The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

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?

- So You Want to Be a Wizard, Diane Duane

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

It's hard to fight when the fight ain't fair.

- Taylor Swift

One day spent with someone you love can change everything.

- For One More Day, Mitch Albom

We are products of our past, but we don't have to be prisoners of it.

- The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here for?, Rick Warren

Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens

- Legacy: The Power Within, Tony DeLiso

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

- Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

- Point Counter Point, Aldous Huxley

Fashion changes, but style endures.

- Coco Chanel

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

You cannot change what you are, only what you do.

- The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman

Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change -Clary Fray

- City of Ashes, Cassandra Clare

Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.

- The Green Mile, Stephen King

Change, like healing, takes time.

- Allegiant, Veronica Roth

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

- R. Buckminster Fuller

Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.

- Life, Steve Maraboli

The person you became with her is worth being.

- Allegiant, Veronica Roth

All that you touch You Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth is Change. God is Change.

- Octavia E. Butler

You can walk away and say "We don't need this." but something in your eyes says "We can beat this.

- Taylor Swift

I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it. [These words are also inscribed upon his grave]

- Eleven Theses on Feuerbach, Karl Marx

You've changed me forever. And I'll never forget you.

- The Elite, Kiera Cass

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

- Ovid

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door

- Milton Berle

Don't confuse poor decision-making with destiny. Own your mistakes. It's ok; we all make them. Learn from them so they can empower you!

- Life, Steve Maraboli

She wanted none of those days to end, and it was always with disappointment that she watched the darkness stride forward.

- The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.

- Antigone, Sophocles

Take it from me: If you hear the past speaking to you, feel it tugging up your back and runing its fingers up your spine, the best thing to do-the only thing-is run.

- Delirium, Lauren Oliver

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn't change the heart of others-- it only changes yours.

- 300 Questions to Ask Your Parents Before It's Too Late, Shannon L. Alder

It doesn't matter what you did or where you were...it matters where you are and what you're doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!!

- Life, Steve Maraboli

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

- Winston S. Churchill

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 beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

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.

- The Truth About Forever, Sarah Dessen

Listen. Slide the weight from your shoulders and move forward. You are afraid you might forget, but you never will. You will forgive and remember.

- The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

True life is lived when tiny changes occur.

- Leo Tolstoy

Let him who would move the world first move himself.

- Socrates

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.

- Malala Yousafzai

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

- Dan Millman Way of the Peaceful Warrior A Book That Changes Lives

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled "This could change your life.

- Helen Exley

To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.

- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Stephen R. Covey

A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.

- Helen Keller

To change one's life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.

- William James

If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.

- Katharine Hepburn

Change not only was inevitable, but usually brought its own rewards.

- The Last Song, Nicholas Sparks

Man is something that shall be overcome.Man is a rope,tied between beast and overman - a rope over an abyss.What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not an end.

- Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.

- Barack Obama

The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.

- Man and Superman, George Bernard Shaw

Sure, everything is ending," Jules said, "but not yet.

- A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling

- Legacy: The Power Within, Tony DeLiso

But you're so busy changing the world Just one smile can change all of mine

- Jack Johnson

Nothing is lost. . .Everything is transformed.

- The Neverending Story, Michael Ende

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

- Norman Vincent Peale

Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions ... Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.

- Bossypants, Tina Fey

Oh", she thought, "how horrible it is that people have to grow up-and marry-and change!

- Anne of the Island, L.M. Montgomery

We would rather be ruined than changed We would rather die in our dread Than climb the cross of the moment And let our illusions die.

- The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue, W.H. Auden

People are who they are and, try as you might, you cannot make them be what you want them to be.

- This Song Will Save Your Life, Leila Sales

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.

- Mariana, Susanna Kearsley

And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves.

- To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

The greatest mistake of the movement has been trying to organize a sleeping people around specific goals. You have to wake the people up first, then you'll get action.

- Malcolm X Speaks: Selected Speeches and Statements, Malcolm X

Today I am in control because I want to be. I have my fingers on the switch, but have lived a lifetime ignoring the control I have over my own world. Today is different.

- Please Ignore Vera Dietz, A.S. King

It's much easier to not know things sometimes. Things change and friends leave. And life doesn't stop for anybody.

- The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.

- John Dryden

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. [Address in the Assembly Hall at the Paulskirche in Frankfurt, June 26 1963]

- John F. Kennedy

Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you'd like to act.

- Bob Dylan

No matter what your history has been, your destiny is what you create today. What are you going to create?

- Life, Steve Maraboli

The victim mindset dilutes the human potential. By not accepting personal responsibility for our circumstances, we greatly reduce our power to change them.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

If you want to be a new man you have to stay in new places, and do new things, with people who never knew you before. If you go back to the same old ways, what else can you be but the same old person?

- Last Argument of Kings, Joe Abercrombie

Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late.

- Seth Godin

من قال لك أن درب الجنة معبد بالورود؟

- قالوا, أحمد خيري العمري

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