110 Life Changing Quotes That Strengthen You

100+ Life Changing Quotes That Strengthen You

Life Changing Quotes – Changes in one’s life happen in different kinds and sizes. Simply (and finally!) organizing your cupboards or adding plants to your living room can make a significant difference for some of us.

Others among us may be on the verge of a meaningful professional shift that will require a cross-country move, or we may be about to learn that our family of three will be expanding to include a fourth member. Change may be both joyful and exhilarating, as well as messy and confusing.

In addition, as we discovered over the past year, change can be unpleasant when we lose touch with those closest to us and when we find ourselves in a position of continual uncertainty.

We may all benefit from knowing that change is not always a negative thing, whether we’re going through a season of mourning, starting our first year of college, or managing a break-up.

It can challenge and shape you into a more sophisticated and robust human being who will not only survive but thrive despite the curveballs life throws at them. For more inspirational quotes to help you get through the ups and downs of life, visit our website.

Here are 110 life-changing quotes that strengthen you.

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Life Changing Quotes That Strengthen You

100+ Life Changing Quotes That Strengthen You

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

2. “Change before you have to.” – Jack Welch

3. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

4. “A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.” – Icelandic Proverb

5. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey

6. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman

7. “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” – Leo Tolstoy

8. “A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.” – Spanish Proverb

9. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

10. “Moving doesn’t change who you are. It only changes the view outside your window.” – Rachel Hollis

11. “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy.” – C. JoyBell C.

12. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

13. “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” – Steve Maraboli

14. “If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” – Roy T. Bennett

15. “If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

16. “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” – Wayne W. Dyer

17. “Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” – Mandy Hale

18. “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

19. “All things are difficult before they are easy.” – Thomas Fuller

20. “Good things take time.” – John Wooden

100+ Life Changing Quotes That Strengthen You

21. “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” – John Maxwell

22. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis

23. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Hermann Hesse

24. “Growth and comfort do not coexist.” – Ginni Rometty

25. “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” – Raymond Lindquist

26. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

27. “You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Roy T. Bennett

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

29. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Stephen Chbosky

30. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy

31. In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

32. “I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.” – Nicholas Sparks

33. “You must welcome change as the rule, but not as your ruler.” – Denis Waitley

34. “Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.” – Debby Boone

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

36. “Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.” – Hugh Prather

37. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Jalaluddin Mevlana Rumi

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

39. “We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.” – Harrison Ford

40. ”Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy

100+ Life Changing Quotes That Strengthen You

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

42. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin

43. “It doesn’t matter how strong your opinion is. If you don’t use your power for positive change, you are indeed part of the problem.” – Coretta Scott King

44. “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra

45. “We all get scared and want to turn away, but it isn’t always strength that makes you stay. Strength is also making the decision to change your destiny.” – Zoraida Córdova

46. “We must be impatient for change. Let us remember that our voice is a precious gift and we must use it.” – Claudia Flores

47. “If you do not change direction, you might end up where you are heading.” – Lao Tzu

48. “The moment of change is the only poem.” – Adrienne Rich

49.  “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts

50. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

51. “The changes we dread most may contain our salvation.” – Barbara Kingsolver

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

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

54. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

55. “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.” – C. JoyBell C.

56. “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

57. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” – Helen Keller

58. “Time may change me, but I can’t trace time.” – David Bowie

59. “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” – Henri Bergson

60. “There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.” – Kate Douglas Wiggin

100+ Life Changing Quotes That Strengthen You

61. “When in doubt, choose change.” – Lily Leung

62. “I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg

63. “There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus

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

65. “One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai

66. “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” – Leo Tolstoy

67. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past and present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy

68. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey

69. “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

70. “Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” – N.R. Narayana Murthy

71. “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.” – Lao Tzu

72. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” – Simone de Beauvoir

73. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

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

75. “It’s not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.” – Miles Davis

76. “There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position and be bruised in a new place.” – Washington Irving

77. “To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often” – Winston Churchill

78. “Do one thing everyday that scares you.”

79. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

80. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

100+ That Strengthen You

81. “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.”

82. “I don’t like to gamble, but if there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.”

83. “People can do whatever they want if they just set their heart to it, and just never give up, and just go out there and do it.”

84. “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”

85. “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from.The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.”

86. “I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.”

87. “I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career.I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot… and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that’s precisely why I succeed.”

88. “If you don’t know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he’s just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It’s one world, pal. We’re all neighbors.”

89. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.”

90. “The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.”

91. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, ‘I’m possible!'”

92. “There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.”

93. “I’ve learned it’s important not to limit yourself. You can do whatever you really love to do, no matter what it is.”

94. “No one will take care of you if you don’t take care of yourself.”

95. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

96. “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.”

97. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”

98. “As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it.”

99. “Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.”

100. “Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive, God-like, feature that only the special among us will ever taste. It’s something that truly exists in all of us. It’s very simple. This is what I believe, and I’m willing to die for it.”

 That Strengthen You

101. “There is no passion to be found playing small–in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

102. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.”

103. “If you don’t ask, you don’t get.”

104. “Promise me you will not spend so much time treading water and trying to keep your head above the waves that you forget, truly forget, how much you have always loved to swim.”

105. “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”

106. “Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen–that stillness becomes a radiance.”

107. “I think as humans, no one remembers their successes, everyone just remembers their failures.”

108. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

109. “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”

110. “There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.”

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Even while change might be challenging, it is almost always for the better in the long run. Anything worthwhile in life necessitates significant changes that compel us to step outside of our comfort zones to be successful.

Often, the only way to make our lives better is to force ourselves to go through painful transitional periods.

Breaking up and leaving a stale – but comfortable – relationship, quitting a mediocre – but secure – career, relocating away from a beautiful – but uninspiring – place, or doing anything else that prevents us from achieving our goals are all possibilities.