36 Quotes That Prove Change Is Totally Worth It


Do you need a little motivation in your life to charge ahead in a new direction? Are you in need of some change in your life? Be inspired by these captivating quotes about change.

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

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

3. “Your desire to change must be greater than your desire to stay the same.”—Unknown

4. “Don’t make a change too complicated, just begin.”—Unknown

5. “You send out an energetic field that affects the world around you, with that heart energy, you have the power to change YOUR world.”—Unknown

6. “Small changes eventually add up to huge results.”—Unknown

7. “Action is the key to all success.”—Pablo Picasso

8. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”—Walter Isaacson

9. “Don’t expect to see a change if you don’t make one.”—Unknown

10. “Worrying about something you can’t change will forever be the biggest waste of your time.”—Unknown

11. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ―Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

15. “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

16. “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

17. “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

18. “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

19. “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

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

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

22. “And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.”―Libba Bray

23. “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

24. “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

25. “How would your life be different if…You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day…You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.”―Steve Maraboli

26. “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.”―J.D. Salinger

27. “One day spent with someone you love can change everything.”―Mitch Albom

28. “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.”―Mary Shelley

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

30. “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

31. “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

32. “You never change things by fighting the existing reality.”—Unknown

33. “To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”―R. Buckminster Fuller

34. “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

35. “You’ve changed me forever. And I’ll never forget you.”―Kiera Cass

36. “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