05/26/2015 01:11 EDT | Updated 05/26/2015 01:59 EDT

30 Inspiring Quotes About Change


Change isn’t easy. It’s invigorating, necessary, exciting — but with few exceptions, it’s also hard.

This isn’t a new idea, or a revolutionary one. Even the greatest minds among us have found change challenging, today and in the past. Fortunately for us mere mortals, these thinkers often shared their thoughts on change — not just on the tough parts but also on its rewards. In other cases, they provided tips to help us all see change in a new light and get some perspective on our own challenges. Or all else failing, they might make us laugh amidst it all.

Here are 30 quotes on change, covering everything from realizing you need to make one to adjusting after the fact. We hope they provide you with some inspiration and motivation.