143 Making Changes Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of making changes quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about making positive changes.

Making changes quote
Inspirational making changes quote

The Most Famous Making Changes Quotes (Best in 2024)

Go to table of contents

To succeed in baseball, as in life, you must make adjustments. — Ken Griffey, Jr.

To change and change for the better are two different things — Proverbs

Change and everything will change for you. — Jim Rohn

It's best to make your peace with change, before it makes pieces of you. — Irwin Corey

A competitive world offers two possibilities. You can lose. Or, if you want to win, you can change. — Lester Thurow

Making changes quote

Change before you have to. — Jack Welch

Making changes quote

It is always easier to talk about change than to make it. — Alvin Toffler

If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and make a change. — Michael Jackson

Everyone wants to change, but change demands desire and discipline before it becomes delightful. There is always the agony of choice before the promise of change. — Larry Lea

Making changes quote

True life is lived when tiny changes occur. — Leo Tolstoy

Short Making Changes Quotes

Go to table of contents

  • Slight changes simply make a blur. — J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Being willing is not enough. We must do. — Leonardo da Vinci
  • Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter. — Sharon Salzberg
  • The worst thing you can do is nothing. — Terry Pratchett
  • Making one person smile can change the world. Maybe not the whole world, but their world. — Lolly Daskal
  • Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer. — John Bunyan
  • Your own acts tell the world who you are and what kind of society you think it should be. — Ai Weiwei
  • Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes. — Zig Ziglar
  • You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation. — Bette Davis
  • It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. — Saint Augustine

Making Changes Image Quotes

Go to table of contents

Making changes quote by J. R. R. Tolkien

Slight changes simply make a blur. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Making changes quote by Leonardo da Vinci

Being willing is not enough. We must do. — Leonardo da Vinci

Making changes quote by Terry Pratchett

The worst thing you can do is nothing. — Terry Pratchett

Making changes quote Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, an
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
Making changes quote by Helen Steiner Rice

Love changes darkness into light and makes the heart take a wingless flight. — Helen Steiner Rice

Making changes quote by Maxwell Maltz

To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior. — Maxwell Maltz

Making changes quote by The Rev

The best thing you can do is follow your dreams — The Rev

Making changes quote The 3 C's in life: Choice, Chance, Change. You must make the
The 3 C's in life: Choice, Chance, Change. You must make the choice, take the chance, if you want anything in life to change.
Making changes quote by Kalidasa

Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness. — Kalidasa

Making changes quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes

People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Making changes quote by Carol Bartz

If you think you can't, you're right. — Carol Bartz

Making changes quote by Tony Robbins

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent. — Tony Robbins

Making changes quote by Leonardo da Vinci

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. — Leonardo da Vinci

Making changes quote by Larry H. Miller

Go out into the world and do good until there is too much good in the world. — Larry H. Miller

Making changes quote If you're gonna make a change, you're gonna have to operate from a new belief th
If you're gonna make a change, you're gonna have to operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me.

Making Changes In Life Quotes

Go to table of contents

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead. Today and tomorrow are yet to be said. The chances, the changes are all yours to make. The mold of your life is in your hands to break. — J. R. R. Tolkien

We don't have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. — Howard Zinn

Be patient with yourself. Perfection comes not in this life, but in the next life. Don't demand things that are unreasonable, but demand of yourself improvement. As you let the Lord help you through that, He will make the difference. — Russell M. Nelson

Making changes quote Making a big life change is pretty scary. But, know what's even scarier? Regret.
Making a big life change is pretty scary. But, know what's even scarier? Regret.

To make profound changes in your life you need either inspiration or desperationTony Robbins

I am the author of my life. Unfortunately, I am writing in pen and can’t erase my mistakes. — Bill Kaulitz

You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life. — Steve Maraboli

Making changes quote You're alive. That means you have infinite potential. You can do anything, make
You're alive. That means you have infinite potential. You can do anything, make anything, dream anything. If you change the world, the world will change.

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress. — Alfred Armand Montapert

Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World! — Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you want to be happy, make someone else happy. If you want to find the right person in your life, be the right person. If you want to see change in the world, become the change you want to see. — Deepak Chopra

How do you change the world? One room at a time. Which room? The one you're in. — Peter Block

Making Positive Changes Quotes

Go to table of contents

If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world. — Sydney Banks

Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. — Alice Walker

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. — Harry S. Truman

Making changes quote

The best thing you can do is follow your dreams — The Rev

My wife understood a crucial spiritual principle I'd yet to grasp. You can stand in the light. And you can set a positive example. But you simply cannot make someone change. — Rich Roll

You can stand in the light. And you can set a positive example. But you simply cannot make someone change. — Rich Roll

Making changes quote

If you think you can't, you're right. — Carol Bartz

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people. — Zig Ziglar

If you have a 2 or 3 year old who is not talking, you must start an early intervention program. The worst thing you can do with an autistic 3 year old is to do nothing. — Temple Grandin

Making changes quote

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. — Leonardo da Vinci

I'm Making Changes In My Life Quotes

Go to table of contents

I'm single. I had to make a few changes in my life. — Kim Delaney

You can make changes in your life and you can say, "I'm going to be a better parent next year than I am right now," or, "I'm going to take an extra step in my career and not just be satisfied where I am." So it has a lot to do with our will, but also we have to work as well. — Joel Osteen

Education has fundamentally changed my life. It's perhaps the mission of my life. I'm wed to it in a very powerful and personal way. And I chose the pathway that I believe could make me the most significant on changing the outcomes that we see now in North Carolina. — Bev Perdue

Making changes quote One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.
One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.

I can't change what's happened to me in my life, or make what's not occurred take place. But I can't say I like it, or accept it, or believe it's for the best. I don't and never shall, not even if I'm damned for it. — Margaret Laurence

Making Changes In Your Life For The Better Quotes

Go to table of contents

For every positive change you make in your life, something else also changes for the better - it creates a chain reaction. — Leon Brown

No one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time - in fact, the only time - to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get started. — Guy Finley

Welcome any change that comes into any phase in your life; insist that it is going to turn out for the better - and it will. See the Angel of God in it, and the Angel of God will make all things new. — Emmet Fox

Making changes quote The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

Five is for five heartbeats, the length of time it takes to breathe in or out. For that is how quickly a life may change, for better or for ill. The time it takes to make up, or change, your mind. — Cameron Dokey

Making Small Changes Quotes

Go to table of contents

We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. — Sonia Johnson

We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right - one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, everyone pitching in. — Atul Gawande

Most of my patients don't need a pill. What they really need is help from me to make small, consistent changes to their lifestyle. — Rangan Chatterjee

Making changes quote If you wanna make the  a better place, take a look at yourself and make that cha
If you wanna make the a better place, take a look at yourself and make that change.

The real world is simply too terrible to admit. it tells man that he is a small trembling animal who will someday decay and die. Culture changes all of this,makes man seem important,vital to the universe. immortal in some ways — Ernest Becker

Try to realize it's all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you're only very small and life flows on within you and without you. — George Harrison

How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment, we can start now, start slowly changing the world! How lovely that everyone, great and small, can make their contribution toward introducing justice straightaway... And you can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness! — Anne Frank

The older I get, the more I'm conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn't it? — Sandra Cisneros

Small steps can help people make big changes to achieve what they really desire. That wish isn't going to go anywhere unless you do something about it. Every day, just do one thing. At the end of six months, you'll be somewhere. — Marlo Thomas

Where big data is all about seeking correlations - and thus to make incremental changes - small data is all about causations - seeking to understand the reasons why. — Martin Lindstrom

It's the fact that no matter how bad it's gotten, the body wants to be healthy. The body wants to bounce back. When you do these changes, you do these small changes every single day, and you trust the process of what you're doing. You really do make lasting changes onto your body. — Bob Harper

Making Big Changes Quotes

Go to table of contents

You kill yourself and you make a big old sacrifice and try to get your revenge. That all you're gonna end up with is a paragraph in a newspaper. In the end, it does nothing. Nothing changes. The world goes on and you're gone. The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself. — Eddie Vedder

I think the difference between me and some people is that I'm content to do my little bit. Sometimes people think they have to do big things in order to make change. But if each one would light a candle we'd have a tremendous light. — Thea Bowman

The big, strong, tough guy goes to class, and he keeps getting tapped by the skinny, technical guy. It begins to change him. It makes him humble. That's what Jiu Jitsu does to you. It makes you humble. — Relson Gracie

I've discovered that in order to make big changes in the world, we have to begin at home -- within ourselves — Ann M. Martin

Making a big life change is pretty scary. But know what's even scarier? Regret. — Zig Ziglar

Big decisions in my life have always come easy and are made without hesitation. It is easier for me to make a life-changing decision than to decide what to get for dessert. — Tony Hawk

It's a big, big advantage because understanding what changes we might make takes time and it takes time to work out settings and to understand everything about the new machine. — Valentino Rossi

I'm not saying that putting on makeup will change the world or even your life, but it can be a first step in learning things about yourself you may never have discovered otherwise. At worst, you could make a big mess and have a good laugh. — Kevyn Aucoin

Listening better. Caring more. Being there. Its not big changes, but the little ones in our daily lives that make all the difference. With little ways to love more, big things happen — Yehuda Berg

Love me, love me, love me, love me, love me, love me, love me, I'll be anybody you want me to be. Use me. Change me. I can be thin with big breasts and big hair. Take me apart. Make me into anything, but just love me. — Chuck Palahniuk

Big Changes Quotes

Go to table of contents

You might not have a car or a big gold chain, stay true to yourself and things will change — Snoop Dogg

He who asks a question is a fool for a minute; he who does not remains a fool forever. When you realize that by changing your perspective, big things can be seen as little things, it becomes much harder to worry about anything. Commitment is an act, not a word. — Jean-Paul Sartre

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it. — Muhammad Ali

Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are - rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call global challenges, which require global solidarity. — Ban Ki-moon

Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world. — Jack Ma

It's changed throughout the years, but at one time I was a really big bubble gum ice cream fan. I'd spit the bubble gum pieces in a cup and then collect them. — Timothy Olyphant

When I was in first grade, everyone made fun of my name, of course. I think it's kind of a big name to hold up when you're nine years old. It seemed goofy. I used to tell people I wanted to change the world and they used to think, 'This kid's really weird'. — River Phoenix

Making changes quote

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. — Harrison Ford

And who knew? That an unlettered man from the middle of the desert, Would change the whole world from darkness into heaven You may have every title, every big shot degree, But you still can't explain: Alif-Laam-Meem — Boonaa Mohammed

You will learn a lot about yourself if you stretch in the direction of goodness, of bigness, of kindness, of forgiveness, of emotional bravery. Be a warrior for love. — Cheryl Strayed

Regarding Change Quotes

Go to table of contents

someday we will regard our children not as creatures to manipulate or to change but rather as messengers from a world we once deeply knew, but which we have long since forgotten, who can reveal to us more about the true secrets of life, and also our own lives, than our parents were ever able to. — Alice Miller

Without going into too much detail, the end of my major action scene, after the climax of the scene, there was one little change that I suggested regarding the way things should turn out. It was in the detail of the tears of blood. — Chiaki Kuriyama

With regard to life, modern painting is a revolutionary activity…We need it in order to transform the world into a more humane place where mankind can live in liberty…We must accept these things with passion. It means that we must live imaginatively. — Wifredo Lam

Faith and repentance are the same; they are not two separate decisions. One cannot trust Christ as Savior without repenting or changing his mind. The very fact that he trusts Christ for salvation shows that he has changed his mind regarding sin, salvation, and God. — Curtis Hutson

When we pray, we make tremendous power available, dynamic in its working, causing changes in our favour. Certain prayer sessions are specially designed by the Lord to help straighten out things in the spirit-realm regarding our immediate or later future as individuals, families or ministries. — Chris Oyakhilome

The difference between political terror and ordinary crime becomes clear during the change of regimes, in which former terrorists become well-regarded representatives of their country. — Jurgen Habermas

The way we regard death is critical to the way we experience life. When your fear of death changes, the way you live your life changes. — Ram Dass

Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard. — Robert Frost

No matter what the circumstances. I am more like most men in this regard. No second chances. It's not so much about morality, but about my inability to forgive. I'm a champion grudge holder, and I don't think I could change this about myself even if I wanted to. — Emily Giffin

The proliferation of outlets that digital technology has enabled has itself contributed to the changing nature of what we regard as 'news' and the way in which many citizens perceive politics. — Malcolm Turnbull

Going Through Changes Quotes

Go to table of contents

And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through. — David Bowie

Every positive change - every jump to a higher level of energy and awareness - involves a rite of passage. Each time to ascend to a higher rung on the ladder of personal evolution, we must go through a period of discomfort, of initiation. I have never found an exception. — Dan Millman

When you have a tough loss, go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change, but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am. — Andrew Shue

Change is an event but a transition is the process that you go through in response to the change. — William Bridges

Anybody who has gone through a life-changing experience will tell you there is a different understanding of what is real and what is important, and when you are going through different moments, you can reflect and go, 'I have been through worse.' — Delta Goodrem

Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds. — Zig Ziglar

I became a Christian man in a very real way. I could have just said the prayers that were on the page, but it was a real thing that really saved me. And you can't identify unless you're really going through it. It's a full-blown exchange of heart, a surrender of control. — Sayings

If you're going through difficult times today, hold steady. It will change soon. If you are experiencing smooth sailing and easy times now, brace yourself. It will change soon. The only thing you can be certain of is change. — James Dobson

The sky is always there for me, while my life has been going through many, many changes. When I look up the sky, it gives me a nice feeling, like looking at an old friend. — Yoko Ono

I don't think I knew how going to Ethiopia would affect my life, through a very simple choice of buying fair-trade coffee, we can take part in change. — Hugh Jackman

People Writing About Making Changes

Go to table of contents

Name Quotes Likes
Read quotes by Ken Griffey, Jr.

Ken Griffey, Jr.
quotes on life, coaching and leadership

18 516
Read quotes by Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci
quotes on art, life and truth

591 7849
Read quotes by Bette Davis

Bette Davis
quotes on joan crawford, aging and love

153 2503
Read quotes by Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar
quotes on success, leadership and learning

766 13309
Read quotes by Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei
quotes on art

324 1303
Read quotes by John Bunyan

John Bunyan
quotes on prayer, grace and death

181 4011

More Making Changes Quotes

Go to table of contents

Learning to stand in somebody else's shoes, to see through their eyes, that's how peace begins. And it's up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world. — Barack Obama

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying. — Tony Robbins

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. — R. Buckminster Fuller

We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude toward it. Uproot guilt and plant forgiveness. Tear out arrogance and seed humility. Exchange love for hate - thereby, making the present comfortable and the future promising. — Maya Angelou

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. — Harry S Truman

We just have to convince other people that they have power. This is what they can do by participating to make change, not only in their community, but many times changing in their own lives. Once they participate, they get their sense of power. — Dolores Huerta

You have your whole life ahead of you. Be smart. Study hard and be independent. I'm afraid the chances of your getting a dowry are slim. You must rely on yourself. No matter what else people may steal from you, they will never be able to take away your knowledge. The world is changing. You must make your own life outside this home. — Adeline Yen Mah

You can change your wife, your politics, your religion, but never, never can you change your favourite football team. — Eric Cantona

People never change because they are under threat or under duress. Never. They change because they see something that makes their life seem valuable enough to start moving toward a life worth living. — Robert Downey, Jr.

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're Doing Something. — Neil Gaiman

The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone. Hence the futility of revolutionaries who have no gardens, who depend on the very system they attack, and who produce words and bullets, not food and shelter. — Bill Mollison

We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world. We have been wrong. We must change our lives so that it will be possible to live by the contrary assumption, that what is good for the world will be good for us. And that requires that we make the effort to know the world and learn what is good for it. — Wendell Berry

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. — R. Buckminster Fuller

And you tried to change, didn't you? Closed your mouth more. Tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake... You can't make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. And if he wants to leave, then let him leave. You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love. — Warsan Shire

We suffer because we want life to be different from what it is. We suffer because we try to make pleasurable what is painful, to make solid what is fluid, to make permanent what is always changing. — Sakyong Mipham

We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change. — Henry Cloud

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it's like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that. — Robin Williams

In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete. — R. Buckminster Fuller

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. — Harry S. Truman

When you complain, you make yourself a victim. Leave the situation, change the situation or accept it, all else is madness. — Eckhart Tolle

Struggles make you stronger and the changes make you wiser and happiness has its own way of taking its sweet time. Life isn't always lovely, but it's a beautiful ride. — Gary Allan

Most of us were taught that God would love us if and when we change. In fact, God loves you so that you can change. What empowers change, what makes you desirous of change is the experience of love. It is that inherent experience of love that becomes the engine of change. — Richard Rohr

No change of job, no increased income, no new home, no new electronic device, or no new spouse is going to make things better inside of you. — Matt Chandler

Nothing will make me change my principles. Even with the knife at my neck I shall still declare, up to this day, the poor have done everything; it is time for the rich to take their turn... The selfish people, the young idlers, must be made useful, whether they like it or not, and some respite be procured for the useful and respectable worker. — Jean-Paul Marat

In Conclusion

Which quotation resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of making changes quotes? Or may be you have a slogan about making changes to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.

About the author

This collection is managed by , with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.


Feel free to cite use any of the quotes in this collection of making changes. For popular citation styles(APA, Chicago, MLA), please use this citation page.

Embed HTML Link

Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage