160+ Best Transformation Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Most Famous Transformation Quotes

Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change. – Richard Branson

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

To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often. – Winston Churchill

You can’t teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them. – Galileo Galilei

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How soon will you realise that the only thing you don’t have is the direct experience that there’s nothing you need that you don’t have? – Ken Keyes, JR

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

Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security. – John Allen Paulos

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

And will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed). – Dr Seuss

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. – George Bernard Shaw

I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. – Maya Angelou

Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakes. – Carl Jung

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. – Chinese Proverb

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. – Rumi

A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. – Maya Angelou

One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again. – Abraham Maslow

The process of transformation consists mostly of decay. – Rebecca Solnit

There is no passion to be found playing small. – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. – Nelson Mandela

When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do. – RuPaul

The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change. – Bill Clinton

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. – Albert Einstein

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. – Steve Jobs

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds, it will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a Revelation. – Eileen Caddy

Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused. – Anon

It is so liberating to really know what I want, what truly makes me happy, what I will not tolerate. I have learned that it is no one else’s job to take care of me but me. – Beyonce

It’s a new challenge to see how people can change your look. I like words like transformation, reinvention, and chameleon. Because one word I don’t like is predictable. – Naomi Campbell

Real transformation requires real honesty. If you want to move forward – get real with yourself. – Bryant McGill

The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation. – Vernon Howard

Change starts in your thoughts. – Anonymous

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

Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster. – Elon Musk

The only trick in life is to be grateful for your highs and graceful with your lows. – George Pransky

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. – Anais Nin

Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. – Theodore N. Vail

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle

You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it. – Robert Anthony

Be curious, not judgmental. – Walt Whitman

Nothing lasts forever. Not even your troubles. – Arnold H Glasgow

Through return to simple living comes control of desires. In control of desires stillness is attained. In stillness the world is restored. – Lao Tzu

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. – Gail Sheehy

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. – Oprah Winfrey

My moms always told me, ‘How long you gonna play the victim?’ I can say I’m mad and I hate everything, but nothing really changes until I change myself. – Kendrick Lamar

It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you implement that effort into your life. Every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs. Keep going. Remember why you started. – Anonymous

Growth and self-transformation cannot be delegated. – Lewis Mumford

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson

I think if there’s something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn’t have to happen in the New Year. You can do that any time you please. – not that it’s not a good inspirational tactic for the people that it works for. – Brittany Murphy

Transformation is an ongoing process that tends to appear ordinary, when, in fact, something extraordinary is taking place. – Suzy Ross

If there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do us no harm. – African proverb

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others. – Marianne Williamson

Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation. – Nia Peeples

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way must be in you; the destination also must be in you and not somewhere else in space or time. If that kind of self-transformation is being realized in you, you will arrive. – Nhat Hanh

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

Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. – Barack Obama

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

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

We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis. – LeeAnn Taylor

With love and patience, nothing is impossible. – Daisaku Ikeda

Nature often holds up a mirror so we can see more clearly the ongoing processes of growth, renewal, and transformation in our lives. – Lao Tzu

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. – Albert Einstein

When we genuinely believe that inner transformation is God’s work and not ours, we can put to rest our passion to set others straight. – Richard J. Foster

Self-transformation is not just about changing yourself. It means shifting yourself to a completely new dimension of experience and perception. – Jaggi Vasudev

Yes, your transformation will be hard. Yes, you will feel frightened, messed up and knocked down. Yes, you’ll want to stop. Yes, it’s the best work you’ll ever do. – Robin Sharma

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent. – Nolan Ryan

You’re always one decision away from a totally different life. – Anonymous

There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint. – Denis Diderot

Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one. – Marianne Williamson

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu

You and I possess within ourselves at every moment of our lives, under all circumstances, the power to transform the quality of our lives. – Werner Erhard

Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today. – Michael Hyatt

Transformation literally means going beyond your form. – Wayne Dyer

Yes, your transformation will be hard. Yes, you will feel frightened, messed up and knocked down. Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery. – Rick Warren

Yes, you’ll want to stop. Yes, it’s the best work you’ll ever do. – Robin Sharma

Nothing gets transformed in your life until your mind is transformed. – Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

You’re transforming old patterns of your mind and letting go of thoughts you don’t need to have around any longer. – Anonymous

Embrace each challenge in your life as an opportunity for self-transformation. – Bernie S. Siegel

You have to love yourself enough to set a standard for your life that you’re unwilling to compromise. If you accept the standards of others for your life, you’ll never be happy. – Tony Gaskins

Transformation without work and pain, without suffering, without a sense of loss is just an illusion of true change. – Paul Young

Transformation doesn’t take place with a vacuum; instead, it occurs when we are indirectly and directly connected to all those around us. – Byron Pulsifer

Transformation isn’t sweet and bright. It’s a dark and murky, painful pushing. An unraveling of the untruths you’ve carried in your body. A practice in facing your own created demons. A complete uprooting, before becoming. – Victoria Erickson

Change can be hard. It requires no extra effort to settle for the same old thing. Auto-pilot keeps us locked into past patterns. But transforming your life? That requires courage, commitment, and effort. It’s tempting to stay camped in the zone of That’s-Just-How-It-Is. But to get to the really good stuff in life, you have to be willing to become an explorer and adventurer. – John Mark Green

Each tiny effort builds on the next, so that brick by brick, magnificent things can be created. – Robin Sharma

Real transformation requires real honesty. If you want to move forward – get real with yourself. – Bryant H. McGill

Transformation is an acquired taste not for the faint of heart. – Bob Anderson

Nothing happens until the pain of remaining the same outweighs the pain of change. – Arthur Burt

May the next few months be a period of magnificent transformation. – Anonymous

The wings of transformation are born of patience and struggle. – Janet S. Dickens

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

The key to our transformation is simply this: the better we know ourselves the better equipped we will be to make our choices wisely. – Gregg Braden

Transformation does not start with someone else changing you; transformation is an inner self reworking of what you are now to what you will be. – Byron Pulsifer

If you want to be great and successful, choose people who are great and successful and walk side by side with them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness. – Joseph Campbell

The only way you survive is you continuously transform into something else. It’s this idea of continuous transformation that makes you an innovation company. – Ginni Rometty

To transform yourself, you don’t need to do big things. Just do small things in big way. Transformation will follow you! – Rahul Sinha

It is our own thoughts that hold the key to miraculous transformation. – Marianne Williamson

I know this transformation is painful, but you’re not falling into something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful. – William C. Hannan

You have to maintain a culture of transformation and stay true to your values. – Jeff Weiner

Like an actor who transforms into the character that they’re playing, you can transform into yourself. – Leeza Gibbons

Transformed people transform people. – Richard Rohr

Not all transformations are visible. – Anonymous

You have to love yourself enough to set a standard for your life that you’re unwilling to compromise. If you accept the standards of others for your life you’ll never be happy. – Tony Gaskins

Don’t ever empty the bucket of mystery. Never let people define what you do. It’s not about zigging when you should zag. It’s not about doing something unprecedented and unpredictable. It’s just about never being a word, or something that is not in the process of transformation. – Marilyn Manson

You can’t have a physical transformation until you have a spiritual transformation. – Cory Booker

Transformation does not happen by learning new information. It happens when you change how you view and react to other people, events and things around you. – Med Jones

If you wish to transform, pretend this day until it is so. – T.F. Hodge

Transformation literally means going beyond your form. – Wayne Dyer

We need to realize that our path to transformation is through our mistakes. We’re meant to make mistakes, recognize them, and move on to become unlimited. – Yehuda Berg

When you find your definitions in God, you find the very purpose for which you were created. Put your hand into God’s hand, know His absolutes, demonstrate His love, present His truth, and the message of redemption and transformation will take hold. – Ravi Zacharias

You can’t have a physical transformation until you have a spiritual transformation. – Cory Booker

In order to save myself, I must destroy first the me I was told to be. – Anonymous

I think that any time of great pain is a time of transformation, a fertile time to plant new seeds. – Debbie Ford

Every good business story has a conflict and triumph at the core and a turning point where a transformation takes place. – Dinesh Paliwal

Transformation doesn’t have to be deep, dark and mysterious. If you screw up, fine – laugh at yourself, learn and move on. – Iyanla Vanzant

During a transformation, it’s understandable to be hesitant about moving too fast, especially at the outset. – Irene Rosenfeld

Change is inevitable, but transformation is by conscious choice. – Heather Ash Amara

You will begin to heal when you let go of past hurts. Forgive those who have wronged you and learn to forgive yourself for your mistakes. – Anonymous

The purpose of meditation is personal transformation. – Henepola Gunaratana

When someone chooses to value herself over the things she can buy, true transformation begins. – Suze Orman

Transformation isn’t a future event, it’s a present day activity. – Jillian Michaels

Only love and compassion can bring true and lasting transformation. – Rasheed Ogunlaru

Beautiful are those whose brokenness gives birth to transformation and wisdom. – John Mark Green

Everything you seek is inside of you. – Joey Klein

Transformation in the world happens when people are healed and start investing in other people. – Michael W. Smith

Changing is not just changing the things outside of us. First of all we need the right view that transcends all notions including of being and non-being, creator and creature, mind and spirit. That kind of insight is crucial for transformation and healing. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Transformation is often more about unlearning then learning. – Richard Rohr

Transformation can come in the mysterious guise of shape-shifting, or through a simple change of mind. – C.R. Strahan

I’ve never seen any life transformation that didn’t begin with the person in question finally getting tired of their own nonsense. – Elizabeth Gilbert

Genuine equality between the sexes can only be realized in the process of the socialist transformation of society as a whole. – Mao Zedong

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. – Carl Jung

Transformation in the world happens when people are healed and start investing in other people. – Michael W. Smith

Let nothing hold you back from creating the life you’ve always wanted. – Anonymous

It’s important to recognize that forgiveness is more than mere words; it’s a heart attitude that induces a spiritual transformation. – Victoria Osteen

All girls know that they can be anything now. That transformation is to me one of the most satisfying things. – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Know that transformation sometimes begins with a fall. So never curse the fall. – Yasmin Mogahed

As the caterpillar undergoes transformation within the cocoon before emerging as a butterfly; likewise, life experiences shape character. – Lorna Jackie

Transformation isn’t a future event. It’s a present day activity. – Jillian Michaels

First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. – Napoleon Hill

For me, the key to longevity – and immortality, in a sense – has to do with transformation. – Marilyn Manson

In the kind of world, we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival. – Stanislav Grof

Transformation is not automatic. It must be learned; it must be led. – W. Edwards Deming

The most important thing is transforming our minds, for a new way of thinking, a new outlook: we should strive to develop a new inner world. – Dalai Lama

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

If you start thinking of stress as not a bad thing but inevitable, resulting in change that itself leads to transformation that leads to sharp and radical changes… it can be a very useful way of thinking. – Marilyn Ferguson

The art of transformation is a very important thing to me, and I always believe I can say something more truthful through characters that are further away from me. – Andy Serkis

Growth and transformation occur not by changing who we are, but as we summon the courage to be who we are. – Katrina Kenison

I know this transformation is painful, but you’re not falling apart; you’re just falling into something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful. – William C. Hannan

My transformation represents more than what is just skin deep; it represents my motivation, drive, and willingness to constantly improve. – Jinder Mahal

Transformation is an ongoing process that tends to appear ordinary, when, in fact, something extraordinary is taking place. – Suzy Ross

Nothing gets transformed in your life until your mind is transformed. – Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

The key to our transformation is simply this: the better we know ourselves the better equipped we will be to make our choices wisely. – Gregg Braden

Transformation does not start with someone else changing you; transformation is an inner self reworking of what you are now to what you will be. – Byron Pulsifer

To transform yourself, you don’t need to do big things. Just do small things in big way. Transformation will follow you. – Rahul Sinha

It is our own thoughts that hold the key to miraculous transformation. – Marianne Williamson

Transformation does not happen by learning new information. It happens when you change how you view and react to other people, events and things around you. – Med Jones

I know this transformation is painful, but you’re not falling apart; you’re just falling into something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful. – William C. Hannan

One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again. – Abraham Maslow

Transformation is not five minutes from now; it’s a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it’s these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self-esteem. – Jillian Michaels

There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint. – Denis Diderot

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