Transformation Sayings and Quotes

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


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 process of transformation consists mostly of decay.     

Rebecca Solnit

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

Suzy Ross

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

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

Nothing gets transformed in your life until your mind is transformed.     

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

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

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

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

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

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

You can't have a physical transformation until you have a spiritual transformation.     

Cory Booker

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

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

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

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

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