55 Quotes On Embracing Change


Change is one of the most challenging aspects of our daily lives. Embracing the changes that are constantly occurring around us and having faith that everything will work out can sometimes feel like an insurmountable task. Here are 55 of my favorite quotes that help me when I feel like I am struggling with change.


“Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” –Steve Jobs, Stanford commencement address 2005
“When in doubt, choose change.” -Lily Leung
“The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.” –Bill Clinton
“By changing nothing, nothing changes.” –Tony Robbins



“If what you’re doing is not your passion, you have nothing to lose.”
“20 years from now you will be disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the one’s you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain
“Live as if you were living for the second time and had acted as wrongly the first time as you are about to act now.” -Viktor Frankl
“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” –Jim Rohn
“All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney



“As soon as anyone starts telling you to be “realistic,” cross that person off your invitation list.” –John Eliot
“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -Maria Robinson
“In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” -Warren Buffett
“Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.” –William Frederick Book
“Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win.” –Max McKeown



“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” –A.A. Milne
“Lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at you.” -David Brinkley
“It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.” -Bob Proctor
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” -George Bernard Shaw
“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” -Wayne Gretzky



“Each person’s task in life is to become an increasingly better person.” -Leo Tolstoy
“You can’t build an adaptable organization without adaptable people–and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to.” –Gary Hamel
“The best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing.” -Theodore Roosevelt
“Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.” —Mahatma Gandhi
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” -Mary Anne Radmacher



“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” -Charles Darwin
“Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again.” -Bikram Choudhury.
“Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy creating.” –M.F. Ryan
“If work were so pleasant, the rich would keep it for themselves.” -Mark Twain
“Someone was hurt before you, wronged before you, hungry before you, frightened before you, beaten before you, humiliated before you, raped before you… yet, someone survived… You can do anything you choose to do.” –Maya Angelou



“Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” -Richard Bach
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” –Elbert Hubbard
“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” -Anonymous
“A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.” –Chinese Proverb
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” -Andre Gide



“All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.” —Bruce Lee
“A year from now you will wish you had started today.” -Karen Lamb
“Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” -Henry van Dyke
“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” -C.S. Lewis
“Even if you stumble, you’re still moving forward.”




“May the bridges I burn light the way.” -Dylan McKay
“To create more positive results in your life, replace ‘if only’ with ‘next time.”
“Never, never, never, never give up.” –Winston Churchill
“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” –Unknown
“Fear, uncertainty and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.”
“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” -Deepak Chopra




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