Quotes that inspire change makers

What does a change mean to you?

Change means different things to each of us. It could mean changing ourselves to suit the world around us; or changing the world to suit the humanity at large. Wherever you are in the journey of life and your career, here are some quotable quotes that inspire change makers like you to find and live your dreams.

Quotes that inspire change makers
Quotes that inspire change makers

Personal transformation

Here’s to those of us who are finding our why, looking for the purpose of our existence and wanting to make an impact through our work and life; for those of us who are in pursuit of our dreams; equally for the ones among us who are just bored with routine, trying to make a change – a small one, that can feed our soul to live a meaningful life:

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect. ~ Mark Twain

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

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new. ~ Socretes

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality. ~ Nikos Kazantzakis

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. ~ Maria Robinson

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

The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better. ~ Barbara Pletcher

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

Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t. ~ Richard Bach

Change the world

Here’s to the ones among us, who want to go all-in to make the world a better place for ourselves, our communities and our generations ahead; and for those of us who want to leave a legacy – to put our dent in this world:

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

You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. ~ Woodrow Wilson

The only people who can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does. ~ Hugh MacLeod

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

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, Anthropologist

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~ Harriet Tubman

These are some of the quotes to live by, that inspire the change maker in us, to act on stuff we’ve always been wanting to.

What is your favorite change quote to live by?

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21 Comments

  1. christyfleener

    This is just what I needed to read this morning. I’ve been stressed searching for new jobs and considering a career change. The quote by Barbara Pletcher really hit home!

  2. “It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go. ~ Bob Proctor” resonates with me SO much. I feel as though I’m going through a transition year that will ultimately lead to some big changes in my life next [school] year. Going to pin this so I can refer back to it and I’ll probably also add some of these gems to my planner.

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