Today I thought I would share with you 11 of my favorite quotes about change. For me, each of these quotes manages to succinctly capture a powerful insight into change. Enjoy!

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~ Maria Robinson

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~ Maria Robinson

“Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.” ~ Keri Russell

“Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.” ~ Keri Russell

“Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.” ~ Tony Robbins

“Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.” ~ Tony Robbins

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference” ~ Reinhold Niebuhr. (The Serenity Prayer)

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference” ~ Reinhold Niebuhr. (The Serenity Prayer)

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~ Maya Angelou

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~ Maya Angelou

“The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.” ~ Stephen R. Covey

“The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.” ~ Stephen R. Covey

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ~ Jim Rohn

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ~ Jim Rohn

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” ~ Randy Pausch

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” ~ Randy Pausch

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

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

“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
“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

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

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

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If you have a favorite quotes about change that is not above I would love you to share it in the comments.

You can find more quotes like these at my blog Life Change Quotes.

Peter Clemens

Peter Clemens is founder of The Change Blog and author of The Possibility of Change books series. Click here to learn more about Peter and his books.