50 Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective About Life


Here are 50 quotes that will change your perspective about life and encourage you to be a better person.



1. “Success is what you attract by the person you become.” – Jim Rohn

2. “Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” – Henry van Dyke

3. “You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” – John Bunyan

4. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

5. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. –Truman Capote

6. “Before you dismiss a beginner’s work, remember how much you sucked when you started. You probably sucked worse, actually.” – Jason Fried

7. “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. –Walt Whitman

8. “I think human beings make life beautiful. There’s a lot of beauty in everything. I think what makes life beautiful is the ability to acknowledge that. –Andrew McMahon

9. “Often what may appear as a detour in life is actually the most direct and empowering path to your destination.” – James Arthur Ray

10. “Close your eyes and see the beauty. –Unknown

11. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” – B. Olatunji

12. “We don’t see the things the way they are. We see things the way WE are.” – Talmund

13. “Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting on a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it. –Alan Kay

15. “Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” – Bertrand Russell

16. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.-George Eliot

17. “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. –Pablo Picasso

18. “Just Remember: The people that say, “your dreams are impossible ” have already quit on theirs.” – Grant Cardone

19. “You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus

20. “Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” – Mahatma Gandhi

21. “Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked. –Ralph Ellison

22. “That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.” -Ninon de L’Enclos

23. “Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” – Norman Vincent Peale

24. “Never ignore someone who cares for you because someday you’ll realize you’ve lost a diamond while you were busy collecting stones.” – Unknown

25. “The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum.”- Alexis Carrel

26. “You cannot control everything that happens to you; you can only control the way you respond to what happens. In your response is your power.” – Unknown

27. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” –Denis Waitley

28. “I have always known what I wanted, and that was beauty… in every form.” –Joan Crawford

29. “Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”-Thomas Edison

30. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

31. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” –Milton Berle

32. “If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” – Unknown

33. “Don’t worry what others are doing. Do you!” – Russell Simmons

34. “Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.” – Aldous Huxley

35. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Dr Wayne Dyer

36. “Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.” –George W. Russell

37. “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” –Rob Siltanen

38. “Critical feedback is the breakfast of champions. Defensiveness is the dinner of losers.” – Dharmesh Shah

39. “Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

40. “Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose.” – C. S. Lewis

41. “Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty, they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” –Martin Buxbaum

42. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there” – Will Rogers

43. “The biggest mistake you’ll ever make is letting people stay in your life for longer than they deserve.” – Unknown

44. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

45. “Those who joyfully leave everything in God’s hand will eventually see God’s hand in everything. Worries end when faith begins.” –Nishan Panwar

46. “If it isn’t a little scary it probably isn’t worth your time.” – Ted Murphy

47. “Beauty… is the shadow of God on the universe.” –Gabriela Mistral

48. “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” – Stephen Covey

49. “Tell them dear, that if eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

50. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” –Henry David Thoreau

What is your favorite quote about embracing change?  I would be delighted to see your favorite ones in the comments section below.


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