Transition Sayings and Quotes

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

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi
Light precedes every transition. Whether at the end of a tunnel, through a crack in the door or the flash of an idea, it is always there, heralding a new beginning. Teresa Tsalaky
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten. Tony Robbins
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw
Life must be a preparation for the transition to another dimension. Terence McKenna
Change is situational. Transition, on the other hand, is psychological. It is not those events, but rather the inner reorientation or self-redefinition that you have to go through in order to incorporate any of those changes into your life. Without a transition, a change is just a rearrangement of the furniture. Unless transition happens, the change won't work, because it doesn't take. William Bridges
A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you're in and take advantage of it. Nikki Giovanni
Transitions themselves are not the issue, but how well you respond to their challenges! Jim George
Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again. Bikram Choudhury
The transition was difficult. It's hard to stop something that you've enjoyed and that has been very rewarding. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. Henri Bergson
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson
When you are transitioning to a new season of life, the people and situations that no longer fit you will fall away. Mandy Hale
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable. Denis Waitley
Life is a transition from one form to another. The life of this world is the material for a new form. Leo Tolstoy
Many transition states have a well-defined preferred geometrical requirement. Derek Barton
When shifts and transitions in life shake you to the core, see that as a sign of greatness that's about to occur. Anonymous
It doesn't matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go. Bob Proctor
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome. Isaac Asimov
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. Jim Rohn
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are. Anonymous
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. Albert Einstein
Any transition is easier if you believe in yourself and your talent. Priyanka Chopra
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy
A transition period is a period between two transition periods. George Stigler
How can you know what you're capable of if you don't embrace the unkown? Esmeralda Santiago
The best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt
Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change. Jim Rohn