20 BEST Inspirational Quotes About Change

Change is inevitable. Whether you like it or not you and your life are going to be changing constantly. But that doesn’t mean you can’t choose the direction they go! So many people fear change and try to avoid it at all costs. The only problem is when you do this you’re throwing your life to luck. Hoping everything works out by the end of your life is a risky move. These inspirational quotes about change can help motivate you to take change into your own hands!

Inspirational Quotes About Change

"What's dangerous is not to evolve." - Jeff Bezos

“What’s dangerous is not to evolve.” – Jeff Bezos

When you never evolve, when you never change. That’s a dangerous place to be in. You’ll become outdated and fall behind. I don’t mean to scare you but this is a reminder that if you want to be the best you can be in this world you should be constantly changing, constantly adapting, constantly evolving.

"Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong." N. R. Narayana Murthy

“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong.” N. R. Narayana Murthy

Once you realise that you’re either going to choose the pain of change or the pain of regret the option becomes a lot clearer. Do not waste your life being somewhere you shouldn’t be. Because in the long run, it’s going to be even more painful for you to stay the same.

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"They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." - Andy Warhol

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

Don’t wait for time to change your life for you. You are ready and able to change it yourself! Stop waiting and start acting. Start implementing the change you want to see in your life!

"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." - Winston Churchill

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was known for his quick wit and here’s another witty joke with a hint of truth. No one’s ever going to be perfect but if you want to achieve excellence it’s going to come from constantly changing and adapting. You can always be better, and you should strive to be!

"Progress is impossible without change." - George Bernard Shaw

“Progress is impossible without change.” – George Bernard Shaw

You’re never going to get anywhere if you don’t make changes in your life. Change doesn’t have to be some massive life altering event. It can be reading a new book to change your view on something. Just keep changing!

"Change your thought and you change the world." - Norman Vincent Peale

“Change your thought and you change the world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

Everything you can ever be in your life starts with your thoughts! Choose your thoughts carefully because they are what control your life! And if you have to, change them. Focus on positivity and visualisation.

"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me." - Carol Burnett

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett

If you want to change it’s important to realise that you are the only person who can make it happen! You are the key to change your life. Embrace this, you are in control of your destiny.

"Fear, uncertainty and discomfort are your compasses toward growth." - Celestine Chua

“Fear, uncertainty and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.” – Celestine Chua

I love this quote about change! We so often run away from the fear, uncertainty and discomfort of change. But you should be running towards it! Because behind all of those fears there is the life that you want to live!

"Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." - Jim Rohn

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

Don’t hope to chance that your life is going to get better! Get out there and change it. Change is coming regardless why leave it up to chance how it’s going to end up? When you can take full control of it.

"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." - Tony Robbins

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” – Tony Robbins

Maybe you don’t need to change. If you’re completely happy with your life and you don’t think there’s one thing that could be better then stay the same! But if not then you know change is inevitable!

"By changing nothing, nothing changes." Tony Robbins

“By changing nothing, nothing changes.” Tony Robbins

If you’re not happy with your life just start changing things! It doesn’t matter what it is, just keep shaking things up and shaking things up! Once the change starts coming in it’s like a snowball! And the more change you see in your life the more positive it will become.

"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change." - Charles Darwin

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” – Charles Darwin

This is my absolute favourite quote about change and it sums it up absolutely perfectly. It doesn’t matter how intelligent you are or how strong you are, that’s not what’s going to give you the life you deserve. Whilst those factors can definitely help, the biggest factor is going to be how much you can adapt!

"People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing." - John Porter

“People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.” – John Porter

You can change more than you thought possible! If you don’t believe me think about the person you were 5 years ago or 10 years ago. I bet you were completely different to who you are now! So don’t wait for your perfect moment! You’ve already changed loads so keep going.

"It's only after you've stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform." - Roy T. Bennett

“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” – Roy T. Bennett

If you’re ready to change but you’re scared of stepping out of your comfort zone remember all the positive results that you are going to achieve in your life! Also, Check out these 20 quotes on leaving your comfort zone!

 "The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die." - Friedrich Nietzsche

“The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t be like this snake. Don’t get trapped because you can’t shed what you used to be. Change is inevitable whether you want it to happen or not. So don’t cling to what’s killing you.

"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

“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

Barack Obama really hit the nail on the head with this one. And while he was talking about the world as a whole you can take these words into your own life as well. Stop waiting for a person to help you or a better time. You are who you’ve been waiting for.

"Your success in life isn't based on your ability to simply change. It is based on your ability to change faster than your competition." - Mark Sanborn

“Your success in life isn’t based on your ability to simply change. It is based on your ability to change faster than your competition.” – Mark Sanborn

Another important thing to remember about change is that it’s not just about changing. It’s about changing quicker than the people you are competing against.

"If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living." - Gail Sheehy

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” – Gail Sheehy

Remember change shows you are still living! When you stop changing when you stop growing that’s when you start to die.  Just like everything else on this planet. Embrace change!

"Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts." - Arnold Bennett

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

Change is never easy. When you’re going into any new situation no matter how much you want to, you’re going to feel uncomfortable sometimes. You’re going to miss some of the things you’re going to have to leave behind. But sometimes you have to leave behind the good to go for great.

"We can't be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, maybe the very reason why you don't have something better." - C. JoyBell C.

“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, maybe the very reason why you don’t have something better.” – C. JoyBell C.

Remember this when you’re scared to change. You never know what you’re missing out on when you’re staying still.

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