33 Quotes About Change and Growth


There are many points and periods of our life where we can experience change. These quotes about change and growth remind us to plan for the unexpected and take all challenges in stride.

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

“Anyone can stay the same. It takes courage to change.”

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

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

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

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

“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.”

“In all of our lives, I believe we have found this to be true. Changes will always happen, both planned and unexpected. How we deal with changes that are thrown our way says a lot about who we are as a person, and the inner strength and esteem that we have.”

“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.”

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

“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.”

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

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

“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.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

“The key to developing the courage to change is to first accept that change is inevitable.”

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

“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.”

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

“There is a saying, that nothing is consistent but change.”

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

“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

“We can all use some support and guidance during these times, so I thought I would compile a list of quotes on change, which may be the extra boost you need during these hard, uncertain times.”

“We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.”

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

“Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change.”

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

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

“Your success is decided by the actions you take and the belief you carry no matter what comes your way. That’s the only way you grow.”

The key to changing yourself starts with changing your mindset.

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