Cheer up, buttercup!
Change isn't always easy, but in retrospect, it can turn out to be the best thing that's ever happened to you. It can inspire you to try new things or take exciting new risks. To quote Bill Clinton, “The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.”
Change is inherently inspirational — it’s reminiscent of love in that regards.
It's like when you fall in love and you experience a series of mixed emotions: There are exhilarating highs and disheartening lows. There are feelings of admiration and feelings of dislike. Love can make you crazy in the best and worst possible ways. And then you break up, and you suddenly feel like the whole world is crashing down around you.
The feeling is, well, unexplainable ... and yet authors, philosophers, and many others have somehow found a way to pinpoint our exact feelings about change through their words — quotes that people come back to for inspiration across the ages.
The great thinkers also have a lot of quotes about change, and their inspirational sayings offer tremendous insight into what it truly means to throw your life into upheaval in the hopes of finding something better.
When asked about change, author Paulo Coelho was once quoted as saying, "When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny."
A good change quote is one that speaks for you when you're at a loss for words. They reveal every little feeling you are trying to express. So if you're having trouble finding the right words to express how you feel in the throes of a breakup, or after losing your best friend or your job, here are 10 inspirational quotes that will help you remember that change can be a beautiful thing, if you let it.
It's time to pick up the pieces and move on!
Maybe there's something you're afraid to day, someone you're afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid it's gonna hurt. It's gonna hurt because it matters. — John Green
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. — George Bernard Shaw
I hope you live a life you're proud of. If you find you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over all over again. — F. Scott Fitzgerald
You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be. — Marianne Williamson
It's okay to walk out of someone's life if you don't feel like you belong in it anymore.
Actually, I just woke up one day and decided I didn't want to feel like that anymore, or ever again. So I changed. Just like that.
It's never too late to be what you might have been. — George Eliot
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different... — C.S. Lewis
When you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about. — Haruki Murakami
We are born in one day. We die in one day. We can change in one day. And we can fall in love in one day. Anything can happen in just one day.
I'm on the hunt for who I've not yet become.
In the waves of change we find our true direction.
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
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. — Unknown
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. — Stephen Hawking
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. — Andy Warhol
I choose to be unstoppable. I am bigger than my concerns and worries. The strength of others inspire me daily. I focus on my goal. I trust my intuition and live a courageous life.
When we deny the story, it defines us. When we own the story, we can write a brave new ending. — Brené Brown
You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. — John C. Maxwell
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
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