153+ Best Change Your Life Quotes: Exclusive Selection

No matter how old you are, it’s never too late to change your life for the better. Inspirational change your life quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

If you’re searching for excellent encouraging quotes and quotes about positive mentoring that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of empowering doubt quotes, greatest embrace change quotes and famous excellence quotes.

Most Famous Change Your Life Quotes

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

If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don’t run you’ve already lost. – Barack Obama

It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go. – Bob Proctor

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

If work were so pleasant, the rich would keep it for themselves. – Mark Twain

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You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable. – Deepak Chopra

A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder. – Eileen Caddy

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley

The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being. – Lee Lacocca

Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. – Henry van Dyke

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. – Michael Jordan

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. – Wayne Gretzky

In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks. – Warren Buffett

Lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at you. – David Brinkley

Age is no guarantee of maturity. – Lawana Blackwell

Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions. – Anonymous

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. – Elbert Hubbard

Once you replace the negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results – Willie Nelson

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. – Confucius

If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone. – John C Maxwell

Success comes from the inside out. In order to change what is on the outside, you must first change what is on the inside. – Idowu Koyenikan

By changing nothing, nothing changes. – Tony Robbins

As soon as anyone starts telling you to be realistic,” cross that person off your invitation list. – John Eliot

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

Don’t count every hour in the day. Make every hour in the day count! – Mark Amend

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure. – Don Wilder

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow. – Mary Anne Radmacher

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. – Mary Tyler Moore

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose – Lyndon B. Johnson

I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was. – Muhammad Ali

Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you. – Rob Liano

Everyday brings new choices – Martha Beck

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end street. – Denis Waitley

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it. – Horace Mann

Only You Can Change Your Life Quotes

To create more positive results in your life, replace ‘if only’ with ‘next time’. – Unknown

When in doubt, choose change. – Lily Leung

All great changes are preceded by chaos. – Deepak Chopra

I learned that good judgment comes from experience and that experience grows out of mistakes. – Omar Bradley

If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters. – Alan K. Simpson

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

In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow. – Amit Ray

Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. – Paulo Coelho

It’s not your circumstances that shape you, it’s how you react to your circumstances. – Anne Ortlund

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched. – George Jean Nathan

Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected. – William Safire

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton

With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose. – Dr. Wayne W Dyer

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

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

Someday is not a day of the week. – Denise Brennan-Nelson

Love people who hate you. Pray for people who have wronged you. It won’t just change their life…it’ll change yours. – Mandy Hale

There are no short cuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. – Arthur Christopher Benson

Never, never, never, never give up. – Winston Churchill

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching. – Unknown

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

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

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. – Norman Vincent Peale

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction. – Germany Kent

Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world but has not solved one yet. – Maya Angelou

In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact. – Les Brown

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. – Kahlil Gibran

Our biggest competition is never the others. Instead, it is always ourselves. It doesn’t matter if we end up with first or last place. If we do our best to do better than before, then we’ve won. – Clint Cora

Trust in dreams, for in them is the hidden gate to eternity – Khalil Gibran

Keep you head to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow – Helen Keller

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

Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. – Terry Pratchett

Aggressively notice the miracles in every so-called average day. They are there for those awake enough to witness them – Robin Sharma

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. – Winston Churchill

Small shifts in your thinking, and small changes in your energy, can lead to massive alterations of your end result. – Kevin Michel

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation – Michael Jordan

Find a place inside where there is joy, and the joy will burn out the pain – Joseph Campbell

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. Lewiseval

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

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

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

Motivational Change Your Life Quotes

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

And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time. – Libba Bray

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Try telling the truth for a whole week. And just see how much trouble you get in. – Sam Conniff Allende

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so let us all be thankful. – Buddha

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day – Vincent Van Gogh

Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. – Kurt Vonnegut

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. – Ovid

Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. – William Jennings Bryan

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes – Johann Wolfgang

Fashion changes, but style endures. – Coco Chanel

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself. – Madonna

Life has a tendency to provide a person with what they need in order to grow. Our beliefs, what we value in life, provide the roadmap for the type of life that we experience. A period of personal unhappiness reveals that our values are misplaced and we are on the wrong path. Unless a person changes their values and ideas, they will continue to experience discontentment. – Kilroy J. Oldster

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

Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not. – Stephen King

You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life. – Joel Osteen

In order to carry a positive action we must develop a positive vision – Dalai Lama

The next time you feel slightly uncomfortable with the pressure in your life, remember no pressure, no diamonds. Pressure is a part of success. – Eric Thomas

Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. – William James

Certain things, they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone. – J.D. Salinger

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

You cannot change what you are, only what you do. – Philip Pullman

Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess. – Lemony Snicket

Positive Change Your Life Quotes

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

You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – A.A. Milne

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

A year from now you will wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven. – Michelangelo

No one ever finds life worth living – one has to make it worth living. – Winston Churchill

Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. – Terry Pratchetteval

My life is my message. – Mahatma Gandhi

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

An unexamined life is not worth living. – Socrates

Cultural survival is not about preservation, sequestering indigenous peoples in enclaves like some sort of zoological specimens. Change itself does note destroy a culture. All societies are constantly evolving. Indeed a culture survives when it has enough confidence in its past and enough say in its future to maintain its spirit and essence through all the changes it will inevitably undergo. – Wade Davis

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. – Marcus Aurelius

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. – William James

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. – Eleanor Roosevelt

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West

If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die. – Maya Angelou

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. – Oscar Wilde

Change your thoughts and you change your world. – Norman Vincent

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. – Andre Gide

To love oneself is the beginning of a life long romance. – Oscar Wilde

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. – Joshua J. Marine

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. – Soren Kierkegaard

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. – Sam Keen

The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways: the point, however, is to change it. – Karl Marx

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold. – Bob Marley

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt

Nothing is impossible for pure love. – Mahatma Gandhi

It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. – Elizabeth Kenny

The greatest power that a human possesses is the power of pure love. – Debasish Mridha

I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance. – Unknown

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. – Oscar Wilde

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. – Albert Einstein

No matter how bad we might think the world is, in my experience the vast majority of us want to rub along with our fellow men and very often buried beneath a gruff exterior, there is a generous sprit waiting to be revealed. – Tony Clark

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. – Matt Cameron

Each of us experiences defeats in life. We can transform defeat into victory if we learn from life’s whuppings. – Les Brown

Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. – Vivian Komori

Some people are so poor, all they have is money. – Jack Kerouac

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. – Billy Graham

While it is impossible to forget the past, it is necessary that we leave the past where it was. We are not the same people that we was then. – Quirky Grandma

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey

Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor. – Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest chapters in history always begin with risk, and the same is true with the chapters of your life. – Mark Batterson

Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery-there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair. – Rick Warren

Life often teaches us through our wrong turns and missed possibilities. – Anne Wilson Schaef

Each person must live their life as a model for others. – Rosa Parks

Everyone in life is gonna hurt you; you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain. – Erica Baican

The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. – Vince Lombardi

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw

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