Change For The Better Sayings and Quotes

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

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

Aldous Huxle

When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can't make them change if they don't want to, just like when they do want to, you can't stop them.

Andy Warhol

Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.

Jim Rohn

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.

Christina Baldwin

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

The only way you can sustain a permanent change is to create a new way of thinking, acting, and being.

Jennifer Hudson

Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change.     

Ramsay Clark

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

To change the name and not the letter, is a change for the worst, and not for the better.

Robert Chambers

Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy creating.

M. F. Ryan

If you wish to be happy, think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and of that which you are able to change.

Christopher Paolini

One cause of misery is the inability to change.

Edward Counsel

Nothing happens until the pain of staying the same outweighs the pain of change

Arthur Burt

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.     

Joseph Campbell

Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.

Jim Rohn

Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.     

Walter Anderson

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

Maya Angelou

A scholar who loves comfort is not fit to be called a scholar.


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

Arnold Bennett