15 Inspirational Quotes About Change & New Beginnings
Updated: May 9, 2019
New beginnings are not only exciting and fun, but also a critical part of growing up. In order to live a fulfilled life we must continually change and better ourselves.
Napoleon famously said, "One must change one's tactics every 10 years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority."
Despite change being inevitable and something we need, it's common to feel lonely or scared when navigating new territory. We often feel as if we’re the only ones who truly understand the experiences and sensations we're going through.
Hearing accounts from others transitioning to a new chapter helps comfort us. It also reminds us that while there are many unknowns that feel scary and unfamiliar, these are all things that have been felt before.
Take refuge in these 15 quotes about change and new beginnings to inspire and support you during your transitions.
Every positive change in your life begins with a clear decision that you are going to either do something or stop doing something.
Today I close the door to my past, open the door to my future, take a deep breath and step through to a new life.
The best time for new beginnings is now.
Today I have the power to change my story.
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
Don't let the concept of change scare you as much as the prospect of remaining unhappy.
Dear past, thank you for all the lessons. Dear future, I am ready.
Just for the record - not all positive change feels positive in the beginning.
The beginning is the most important part of the work. ~ Plato
You are under no obligation to be the same person you were a year, month, or even 15 minutes ago. You have the right to grow & change. No apologies.
And you? When will you begin the long journey into yourself? ~Rumi
Don't make change too complicated, just begin.
When a flower doesn't grow, you change its environment, not the flower.
When you feel you've exhausted all options, know that you haven't.
And so the new adventure begins...