+ 599 Inspirational Quotes About Change In Your Life and In The World

If you’re feeling stuck and frustrated, these quotes about change might be what you’re searching for to make the leap forward and change something for good. Allow these best Inspirational Quotes About Change to be what you needed to inspire you to change yourself and your situation for the better.

Change Quotes for Life, Love and the Art of Letting Go

1. When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.― Benjamin Franklin

2. “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

3. “I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.”― Aldous Huxley, Point Counter Point

4. “Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window.”― Nicholas Sparks, Message in a Bottle

5. The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. – Nathaniel Branden

6. “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”― Wayne W. Dyer

7. “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.”― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

8. “Change not only was inevitable, but usually brought its own rewards.”― Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

9. “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

10. 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

Inspirational Quotes About Change

11. The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.― Bill Clinton

12. “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

13. “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

14. “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.”― Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

15. Change your thoughts and you change your world. –Norman Vincent Peale

16. “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

17. “Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.”― Shannon L. Alder, 300 Questions to Ask Your Parents Before It’s Too Late

18. “To change one’s life:

Start immediately.
Do it flamboyantly.
No exceptions.”
― William James

19. “Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.”― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars (see more The Fault in Our Stars quotes)

20. People can cry much easier than they can change.― James Baldwin

Change Quotes About Life

1. The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.― Charles Kettering

2. “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”― Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

3. “You cannot change what you are, only what you do.”― Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass

4. “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

5. People don’t resist change. They resist being changed.― Peter Senge

6. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”― Mother Teresa

7. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”― Milton Berle

8. “Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled “This could change your life.”― Helen Exley

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

10. Change before you have to.― Jack Welch

Inspirational Quotes About Change

11. If you don’t like change, you will like irrelevance even less.― General Eric Shinseki

12. “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large — I contain multitudes.”― Walt Whitman

13. “Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change ― Clary Fray”― Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

14. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”― Alan W. Watts

15. 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

16. “We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers – but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.”― Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life

17. “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!”― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

18. “A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.”― Helen Keller

19. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

20. He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.― Harold Wilson

Quotes About Change and letting go

1. Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better. -Esther Dyson

2. “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

3. “Change, like healing, takes time.”― Veronica Roth, Allegiant

4. “If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.”― Martin Luther

5. Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better. -Sydney J. Harris

6. “And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.”― Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing

7. “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, Andy Warhol in His Own Words
If you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our collection of Andy Warhol quotes that will inspire you to look at the world differently today.

8. “I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.”― Steve Jobs

9. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”― Rob Siltanen

10. I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.― Georg C. Lichtenberg

Inspirational Quotes About Change

11. Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is.― Friedrich Durrenmatt

12. “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

13. “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

14. “We are the change we have been waiting for.”― Barack Obama

15. It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.― W. Edwards Deming

16. “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”― George Bernard Shaw

17. “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, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

18. “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

19. And just for fun… “Change is inevitable–except from a vending machine.”― Robert C. Gallagher

20. When people shake their heads because we are living in a restless age, ask them how they would like to life in a stationary one, and do without change.― George Bernard Shaw

Change quotes about people

1. If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.― Gail Sheehy

2. “The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.”― Kiran Desai, The Inheritance of Loss

3. “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.”― Stephen King, The Green Mile

4. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”― Winston S. Churchill

5. There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.― Winston Churchill

6. “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”― Malala Yousafzai

7. “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.”― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

8. “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, Blue Light

9. To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.― Winston Churchill

10. Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.―George Bernard Shaw

Inspirational Quotes About Change

11. “There are times when the world is rearranging itself, and at times like that, the right words can change the world.” ― Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

12. “You really can change the world if you care enough.” ― Marian Wright Edelman

13. “If you don’t change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?” ― William Somerset Maugham

14. “It is hard to believe that something that seems so permanent was once so different. Change. I guess that really is one thing you can count on…” ― Ellen Hopkins, Impulse

15. “You can’t start the change unless dare to be different.” ― Toba Beta

16. “…things happen when you least expect them. Things that can change your whole life.” ― Lesley Kagen

17. “Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change.” ― Tony Robbins

18. “Change is like that: you are no longer where you were; you are not yet where you will get; you are nowhere exactly.” ― Lionel Shriver

19. “Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” ― Mandy Hale

20. “It’s brainless to assume that making changes to your window’s view will give a new perspective” ― Death Cab for Cutie

Quotes About Change In the World

1. “There is no greater force for change than people inspired to live a better life.” ― Steve Maraboli
If you’re enjoying this collection of quotes, then you’ll love our collection of short inspirational quotes that will help you remain positive and optimistic.

2. “Change happens very slow and very sudden.” ― Dorothy Bryant

3. “If we can’t alter the tide of events, at least we can be nearby with towels to mop up.” ― Peter David, Q-In-Law

4. “You must be willing to give up what you are, to become what you want to be.” ― Orrin Woodward

5. “What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.” ― Mignon McLaughlin

6. “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” ― Michael Michalko

7. “Sometimes, being true to yourself means changing your mind. Self changes, and you follow.” ― Vera Nazarian

8. “It is not until you change your identity to match your life blueprint that you will understand why everything in the past never worked.” ― Shannon L. Alder

9. “To shift your life in a desired direction, you must powerfully shift your subconscious.” ― Kevin Michel

10. “If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.” ― Kurt Lewin

Inspirational Quotes About Change

21. “Sometimes, things need to change, because there just isn’t any way for them to stay the same.” ― Jay Crownover, Jet

12. “Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.” – Roger W. Babson

13. “The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.” – James Yorke

14. “Entrepreneurship is about creating change, not just companies.” – Mark Zuckerberg (see more quotes by Mark Zuckerberg)

15. “To succeed in this world, you have to change all the time.” – Sam Walton

16. “Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity – not a threat.” – Steve Jobs

17. “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.” – Roy T. Bennett

18. “Rather than wishing for change, you first must be prepared to change.” – Catherine Pulsifer

19. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” – Elon Musk

20. “We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.” – James Freeman Clarke

Inspirational quotes about change in life

1. “Just for the record darling, not all positive change feels positive in the beginning.” – S.C. Lourie

2. “Growth is the only evidence of life.” – John Henry Newman

3. “There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin

4. “You change the world by being yourself.” – Yoko Ono

5. “Let your smile change the world but never let the world change your smile.” – Unknown
If you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our collection of smile quotes to help keep a smile on your face.

6. “You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.” – Unknown

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

8. “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” —Henri Bergson

9. “The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” —Kakuzō Okakura

10. “People who wait for changes to occur on the outside before they commit to making changes on the inside will never make any changes at all.” – Unknown

Inspirational Quotes About Change

11. “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” —Jim Rohn

12. “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” – Charles Darwin

13. “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy, for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another.” —Anatole France

14. “The only way that we can change is if we learn.” – C. JoyBell C.

15. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” —Victor Frankl

16. “Don’t just change, transform.” – Roy T. Bennett

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

18. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

19. “People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. “Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” – Dalai Lama

Quotes About Change and choices

1. “In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

2. “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” – Confucius

3. “If I am an advocate for anything, it is to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river.” – Anthony Bourdain

4. “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

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

6. “Change your thinking, change your life.” – Ernest Holmes

5. “Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.” – Walt Disney

6. “You cannot change anyone, but you can be the reason someone changes.”― Roy T. Bennett

Inspirational Quotes About Change

7. “Play to your strengths. If you aren’t great at something, do more of what you’re great at.” – Jason Lemkin

8. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”― William James

9. “There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus

10. “Change is the end result of all true learning.”― Leo Buscaglia

11. “Just take any step, whether small or large. And then another and repeat day after day. It may take months, maybe years, but the path to success will become clear” – Aaron Ross

12. “Changing is what people do when they have no options left.”― Holly Black

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

14. “The changes we dread most may contain our salvation.”― Barbara Kingsolver

15. “Nothing endures but change.”― Heraclitus

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