Accepting Change Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old accepting change quotes, accepting change sayings, and accepting change proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.     

Joseph Campbell

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

Andre Gide

When in doubt, choose change.

Lily Leung

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.

Marilyn Monroe

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

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

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Things don't go on forever, and the quicker you accept that change is inevitable, the happier you're gonna be.     

Trey Anastasio

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.     

Carl Jung

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.     

Denis Waitley

I was willing to accept what I couldn't change.

Abdul Kalam

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

Walt Disney

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.

Henry Ford

You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.

Conrad Hall

Looking back isn't going to help you. Moving forward is the thing you have to do.     

McKayla Maroney

I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you've done.     

Robert Downey, Jr.

Look at what you want to change, gather a few people who believe in it like you do, and start moving forward. It's important to remember that you don't always need a destination. Sometimes, you just have to make forward motion. And you absolutely can.     

Debby Ryan

There's some real dark days where you just feel like the story is falling apart in every one. Just keep moving forward, even when you are bluffing, even when you don't quite know what is going to happen next.

Dan Scanlon

Don't fear change - embrace it.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

Alan Watts

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.     

Nathaniel Branden

Change brings opportunity.     

Nido Qubein

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.     

Arnold Bennett

We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.

Edmund Burke

To change one's life: start immediately, Do it flamboyantly, no exceptions, no excuses.     

William James

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.     

Jimmy Dean

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.

Simone De Beauvoir

A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you're in and take advantage of it.     

Nikki Giovanni

Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.     

William Frederick Book

Change is always tough. Even for those who see themselves as agents of change, the process of starting a new thing can cause times of disorientation, uncertainty and insecurity.     

Joyce Meyer

You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.     

Les Brown