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35 Quotes about Change for Brand New Beginnings

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35 Quotes about Change for Brand New Beginnings

Change can be scary, but it can also be a friend. Through it, progress can be made and space is created for new things to enter your life. Read these quotes about change to help you focus on the positive possibilities that exist for you.

35 Quotes about Change To Help You Embrace New Beginnings

1. “How can you know what you’re capable of if you don’t embrace the unknown?” – Esmeralda Santiago

2. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

3. “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

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

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

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

7. “The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

8. “Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again.” – Bikram Choudhury

9. "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." – Seneca

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

11. “You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.” – Neil Gaiman

12. “Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

13. “The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” – Oliver W Holmes

14. "Change your thoughts and you change your world." – Norman Vincent Peale

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

16. “I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” – Aldous Huxley

17. “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

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

19. “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

20. “The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” – Charles Kettering

21. “Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.” – Esther Dyson

22. “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

22. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

24. “The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” – Nathaniel Branden

25. “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change.” Mahatma Gandhi

26. “Really it comes down to your philosophy. Do you want to play it safe and be good or do you want to take a chance and be great?” – Jimmy J

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

28. "Change is inevitable. Progress is optional." – Tony Robbins

29. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl

30. “If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.” – Carl Jung

31. “Growth and change may be painful sometimes, but nothing in life is as painful as staying stuck where you don’t belong.” – Unknown

32. “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!” – T. Harv Eker

33. "If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?" – Rumi

34. “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.” – Tony Robbins

35. “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.” – Steve Jobs

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Tell me:

Which of these quotes is your favorite?

Tell me in the comments. I read every single one, and I’d love to know!

With love,

Jen

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