Searching for helpful quotes about change and growth?

In the entirety of our lives, I accept we have seen this as obvious. Changes will consistently occur, both arranged and surprising.

How we manage changes that are tossed our direction says a great deal regarding who we are as an individual and the inward quality and regard that we have.

We would all be able to utilize some help and direction during these occasions, so I figured I would assemble a rundown of quotes on change, which might be the additional lift you need during these hard, dubious occasions.

1. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”


2. “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, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

3. ” There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.”

Ronald Reagan

4. “Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.”

—Richard Branson

5. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”

Winston Churchill

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

― Mahatma Gandhi

7. ” People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.”


8. “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.”

—Abraham Maslow

9. ” How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

Anne Frank

10. “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

11. “The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.”

Lao Tzu

12. “The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.”

—Bill Clinton

13. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”

Stephen Hawking

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

― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

15. “The investor of today does not profit from yesterday’s growth.”

Warren Buffett

16. “The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation.”

—Vernon Howard

17. ” One day or day one. You decide.”


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

― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

19. “The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.”

Antonio Brown

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

—Gail Sheehy


21. “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”

Dr. Seuss

22. “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

23. ” As long as your intentions are solid and about growth and progression and being productive and not being idle, then you’re doing good in my book.”

Frank Ocean

24. “Growth and self-transformation cannot be delegated.”

—Lewis Mumford

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

Gail Sheehy

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

― Nelson Mandela

27. “Democratic priorities remain clear: to provide a tax cut for working families, to promote policies that produce jobs and economic growth, and to assist millions of our fellow Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own.”

Nancy Pelosi

28. “The way must be in you; the destination also must be in you and not somewhere else in space or time. If that kind of self-transformation is being realized in you, you will arrive.”

—Nhat Hanh

29. “Let him that would move the world first move himself.”


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

― Albert Einstein

31. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”

-Harvey S. Firestone

32. “Self-transformation is not just about changing yourself. It means shifting yourself to a completely new dimension of experience and perception.”

—Jaggi Vasudev

33. “Love change, fear staying the same.”

Maxime Lagacé

34. “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”

― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

35. “The truth is that transitioning to clean energy like wind and solar will create millions of new, good jobs that can’t be outsourced, and spur economic growth – all while avoiding the inevitable, significant damages our economy will suffer should we keep building more pipelines.”

-Tom Steyer

36. “Transformation is not five minutes from now; it’s a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it’s these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self-esteem.”

-Jillian Michaels

37. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.”

-Norman Vincent Peale

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

― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

39. “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”

Albert Einstein

40. “Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.”

—Nolan Ryan

41. “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”

Wayne Dyer

42. “To say goodbye is to die a little.”

― Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye

43. ” A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

44. “There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint.”

—Denis Diderot

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

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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

― Jalaluddin Rumi

47. “Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.”

Oscar Wilde


48. “Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery.”

—Rick Warren

49. “Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone.”

Billy Cox

50. “You can’t stop the future

You can’t rewind the past

The only way to learn the secret

…is to press play.”

― Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

51. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. “

Viktor Frankl

52. “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.”

― Eric Roth, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Screenplay

53. “Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.”

Mahatma Gandhi

54. “Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.”

Anne Wilson Schaef

55. “The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.”

― C. JoyBell C.

56. “Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits.”


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

Abraham Maslow

58. “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


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