70 Positive Quotes About Change In Life
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70 Positive Quotes About Change In Life

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Looking for the best quotes about changing your life for the better? You’re at the right place. I have compiled a list of inspirational and short positive quotes about change and growth in life, in relationships, in business, or at work.

Change and growth are part of life. Nothing stays the same from time immemorial. We grow up from childhood to adulthood. Likewise, seasons change, trees grow, all these are changes that occur in life. Below are the best change quotes to inspire you to make your life better.

Positive Quotes About Change

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

Charles Kettering
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Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.

Adlai E. Stevenson

If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.

Lao Tzu

The whole fun of living is trying to make something better.

Charles Kettering

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.

Anthony J. D’ Angelo

The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.

William James

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.

William Arthur Ward

The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.

Charles Morgan

You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.

Allen Klein

Change alone is unchanging.


You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.

C.S. Lewis

There are many challenges, there are many obstacles let us try to change the obstacles to advantages.

Harri Holkeri

Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.

Jackie Chan

We can’t change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently.

James Hillman

In order to effect great change, we need to look at how we can help those in our own communities as well as globally.

Christina Aguilera

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

Instead of focusing on that circumstances that you cannot change – focus strongly and powerfully on the circumstances that you can.

Joy Page

Redemption just means you just make a change in your life and you try to do right, versus what you were doing, which was wrong.

Ice T

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Famous Quotes About Change

If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.

Albert Einstein

Don’t fear change – embrace it.

Anthony J. D’ Angelo

Nothing endures but change.


If you want to make enemies, try to change something.

Woodrow Wilson

The pessimist complains about the wind the optimist expects it to change the realist adjusts the sails.

William Arthur Ward

There is nothing permanent except change.


Change in all things is sweet.


Dynamism is a function of change.

Hillary Cliton

I don’t think anything changes until ideas change. The usual American viewpoint is to believe that something is wrong with the person.

James Hillman

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.

Gail Sheehy

Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.

Diane Arbus

Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.

Bertolt Brecht

Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.

Joyce Meyer

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Quotes About Change And Moving On

You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

Even God cannot change the past.


I have accepted fear as a 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 challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future.

Hillary Cliton

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.

Lao Tzu

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Quotes About Change In Life

True life is lived when tiny changes occur.

Leo Tolstoy

Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think.

Yoko Ono

Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don’t change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.

Woody Guthrie

As human beings we do change, grow, adapt, perhaps even learn and become wiser.

Wendy Carlos

We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Harry Truman

I’m not going to change the world overnight. It’s one person at a time, and hopefully they’re people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really, truly embrace colorblind casting.

Gabrielle Union

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.

Doris Lessing

I just want people to know that if they want to change the direction of the country, they can do it, but only if they’re active, informed, and engaged.

Jim DeMint 

Quotes About Changing Yourself For The Better

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

Winston Churchill
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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

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.

A.C. Benson

I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.

Abdul Kalam
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If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.

Jim Rohn

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.

Abraham H. Maslow

I think it’s harder for people than it should be. But as more and more of us become carbon neutral and change the patterns in our lives to be part of the solution instead of part of the problem, we are now beginning to see the changes in policy that are needed.

Al Gore

Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change.

Alan Alda

If you’re old, don’t try to change yourself, change your environment.

B.F. Skinner

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

Carl Rogers

If you feel like it’s difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.

Andrea Jung

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

Leo Tolstoy

If your life changes, we can change the world, too.

Yoko Ono

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

Carl Rogers

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

George Bernard Shaw

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

William Glasser

Quotes About Change In Business

This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.

Bill Gates

It’s time to fundamentally change the way that we do business in Washington. To help build a new foundation for the 21st century, we need to reform our government so that it is more efficient, more transparent, and more creative. That will demand new thinking and a new sense of responsibility for every dollar that is spent.

Barack Obama

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

There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment – and you start to decline.

Andy Grove

Quotes About Change in Relationships

It is in the mind and the heart where we meet. It’s not the body-the body will change.

Amber Valletta

It’s good for everyone to understand that they are to love their enemies, simply because your enemies show you things about yourself you need to change. So in actuality enemies are friends in reverse.

Gary Busey

People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.

Bobby Knight

If you change partners every time it gets tough or you get a little dissatisfied, then I don’t think you get the richness that’s available in a long-term relationship.

Jeff Bridges

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