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62 People Change with Time Quotes: The Positive Side

One of the most remarkable things in life is that nothing, absolutely nothing, is permanent. There is nothing that is guaranteed in our life except the fact that everything is always going to change.

But sometimes, when people try to change, others tend to get on the negative side. However, what we need to understand is that there is no one in this world who does not change. And to be honest, change is a good thing.

62 People Change with Time Quotes

So, dive into these people change with time quotes and learn the positive side of change.

1. “My theory of life is that life is beautiful. Life doesn’t change. You have a day, and a night, and a month, and a year. We people change – we can be miserable or we can be happy. It’s what you make of your life.” – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

2. “Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – Bernard Shaw

3. “Keep in mind that people change, but the past doesn’t.” – Becca Fitzpatrick

4. “Time passes and people change. They are all growing, but I feel the same. I feel as though I’m standing still watching it all fly by, as no one notices even the sky. They all seem to forget me as if I wasn’t there. I am told I’m not forgotten but sometimes I wonder, sit and ponder, just maybe I am. Not on purpose but on accident for the things they acquire in trials of life. But maybe down the road, I will be remembered when the time is right.” – Anonymous

5. “When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t stop them.” – Andy Warhol

6. “People change, not necessarily in negative ways. Sometimes goals and intentions in life aren’t aligned. It’s just choices we make in life. Otherwise, why aren’t we with the person we were with in seventh grade?” – Kirstie Alley

7. “Sometimes, it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.” – Unknown

8. “For people who had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded.” – Casey Affleck

9. “Some people change when they think they’re a star or something.” – Paris Hilton

10. “I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.” – Ricky Williams

11. “It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.” – James Gordon

12. “The good and bad things are what form us as people… change makes us grow.” – Kate Winslet

13. “People change for two main reasons: their minds have opened or their hearts have been broken.” – Unknown

14. “People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.” – Bob Knight

15. “It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.” – Nicholas Sparks

16. “People change, they grow.” – Jacob Young

17. “I don’t think people change; electronics change, the things we have change, but the way we live doesn’t change.” – Judy Blume

18. “People don’t change, they reveal who they really are.” – Unknown

19. “Mom always told me, ‘People will do what they want to do always. If you don’t like how someone is acting or what they are doing, no matter how much you scream yell or cry, you won’t change them unless they really want to change.’” – Alison Caiola

20. “People never change, they just become more of who they really are.” – Anonymous

21. “You cannot change the people around you, but you can change the people you choose to be around.” – Unknown

22. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

23. “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

24. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Victor E. Frankl

25. “People don’t change. Their priorities do.” – Unknown

26. “It’s hard to watch people change, but it’s even harder to remember who they used to be.” – Wiz Khalifa

27. “You’re always you, and that doesn’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it.” – Neil Gaiman

28. “A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people, change all through the months and years, but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind.” – Albert Einstein

29. “People change, even the person you thought you knew the most changes. And even though it hurts to see them go; you have to move on, for the memories are all you have, and things might never be the same.” – Anonymous

30. “People change with time, preferences change with people, and the preferences change with you, so time changes you.” – Visvanath Visu

31. “People change just in a blink! You won’t get any explanation for that. They change in front of your eyes or behind of your eyes. Just they change unconditionally.” – Salman Aziz

32. “Life is not a static thing. The only people who do not change their minds are incompetents in asylums, who can’t, and those in cemeteries.” – Everett Dirksen

33. “Understand that people change and sometimes they are no longer compatible with our lives. We just have to learn to accept it and move on.” – Unknown

34. “People say I’ve changed. Well, here’s the truth: I grew up. I stopped letting people push me around all the time. I learned that you can’t always be happy. I accepted reality.” – Simphiwe Ntuli

35. “Life doesn’t change but people, so learn to accept that not everybody is who you thought you knew.” – Anonymous

36. “People change. Minds change. Places change. Memories don’t.” – Anonymous

37. “They say people in your life are seasons and anything that happens is for a reason.” – Kanye West

38. “Maybe sometimes people did not actually change. Maybe you just never knew who they really were.” – Unknown

39. “What I learned about life, it goes on. What I learned about love, it doesn’t last. What I learned about people, they change fast.” – Anonymous

40. “People do not change, they are merely revealed.” – Anne Enright

41. “People lose people; we lose things in our life as we’re constantly growing and changing. That’s what life is, change, and a lot of that is loss. It’s what you gain from that loss that makes life.” – Thomas Jane

42. “Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death. The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station. And what you’re doing now isn’t traveling, it’s just changing countries, which is completely different.” – Paulo Coelho

43. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu

44. “Constant development is the law of life and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.” – Mahatma Gandhi

45. “Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.” – Benjamin Franklin

46. “The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.” – C. JoyBell C.

47. “We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.” – Walter Mosley

48. “None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are.” – Anne Rice

49. “Life has no remote… get up and change it yourself!” – Mark A. Cooper

50. “They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol

51. “Time flies, people change. You only talk to me when you need me. Other than that, you’re too busy for words. So, I guess you were one of those people who was supposed to walk into my life, teach me a lesson, and then walk away.” – Anonymous

52. “Times change, people change, situations change, relationships change. The only thing constant is change.” – Unknown

53. “Times change, people change, thoughts about good and evil change, about true and false. But what always remains fast and steady is the affection that your friends feel for you, those who always have your best interest at heart.” – Margot Frank

54. “Time goes by, people change. Nothing ever stays the same.” – Ioza

55. “The hardest part is accepting how people change and that alone changes everything.” – R. M. Drake

56. “Sometimes people change, which is slightly shocking but time changes everyone from regular chats to little chats, from daily conversations to only conference calls.” – Twisha

57. “Time flies, people change. You are not always needed. There are times to move forward and places to let go.” – Unknown

58. “I find great beauty and tragedy in the notion that people change, all the time ─ just rarely together or in the same direction.” – Emina Gaspar Vrana

59. “Everything changes except death. Life changes, time changes, weather changes, ocean changes, and people change in order to survive and advance in life.” – Dr. T. P. Chia

60. “I change my story by changing what I believe about myself. When I clean up the lies I believe about myself, the lies I believe about other people change. Every time I change myself, my whole story changes to adapt to the new main character.” – Miguel Angel Ruiz

61. “Seasons change, so do cities. People come into your life and people go, but it’s comforting to know: the ones you love are always in your heart and if you’re very lucky, a plane ride away.” – Michael Patrick King

62. “People don’t really want change, any change at all — and xenophobia is very deep-rooted. But we progress, as we must — if we are to go out to the stars.” – Robert A. Heinlein

Final Thoughts

Change is everywhere around us.

We all change at some point in time. Even the world itself and everything in it is subjected to various changes throughout time.

However, how we live through these changes in our life is what truly matters.