78 Transformation Quotes and Sayings for Changing Your Life

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Transformation Quotes and Sayings

Transformed people transform people. ~ Richard Rohr.

Only love and compassion can bring true and lasting transformation. ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru.

To transform yourself, you don’t need to do big things. Just do small things in big way. Transformation will follow you! ~ Rahul Sinha.

With the proper understanding of transformation, whatever we do, twenty-four hours a day, can bring us closer to our goal of totality and self-fulfillment. ~ Lama Thubten Yeshe.


People don’t resist change. They resist being changed! ~ Peter Senge.

A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure. ~ Henry Kissinger.

Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter and transform us. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

Yesterday is gone, tomorrow has not yet come. We only have today. ~ Mother Teresa.

Only through our inner spiritual transformation do we gain the strength to fight vigorously the evils of the world in a humble and loving spirit. ~ Martin Luther King.

Transformation in the world happens when people are healed and start investing in other people. ~ Michael W. Smith.

It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out, it’s the pebble in your shoe. ~ Muhammad Ali.

My transformation represents more than what is just skin deep; it represents my motivation, drive, and willingness to constantly improve. ~ Jinder Mahal.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ~ Will Durant.

Transformation is often more about unlearning then learning. ~ Richard Rohr.

I know this transformation is painful, but you’re not falling apart; you’re just falling into something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful. ~ William C. Hannah.

Change is inevitable, but transformation is by conscious choice. ~ Heather Ash Amara.

And be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. ~ Paul of Tarsus.

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. ~ Buckminster Fuller.

Transformation does not happen by learning new information. It happens when you change how you view and react to other people, events and things around you. ~ Med Jones.

Beautiful are those whose brokenness gives birth to transformation and wisdom. ~ John Mark Green.

Our bodily food is changed into us, but our spiritual food changes us into itself. ~ Meister Eickhart.

To dare transition is the ultimate test of the human spirit. ~ Wole Soyinka.

Best Transformation Quotes and Sayings

Transformation is an acquired tasteâ€not for the faint of heart. ~ Bob Anderson.

Self-improvement begins by recognizing personal faults. ~ Kilroy J. Oldster.

A flower blossoms for its own joy. ~ Oscar Wilde

Growth and transformation occur not by changing who we are, but as we summon the courage to be who we are. ~ Katrina Kenison.

Transformation without work and pain, without suffering, without a sense of loss is just an illusion of true change. ~ Paul Young.


Nothing gets transformed in your life until your mind is transformed. ~ Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha.

The human being is transformed by where his mind goes, not where his body goes. ~ Na’im Akbar.

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.

The key to our transformation is simply this: the better we know ourselves the better equipped we will be to make our choices wisely. ~ Gregg Braden.

During a transformation, it’s understandable to be hesitant about moving too fast, especially at the outset. ~ Irene Rosenfeld.

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

Our universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it. ~ Marcus Aurelius.

Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limit. ~ Jerry Dunn.

The most important thing is transforming our minds, for a new way of thinking, a new outlook: we should strive to develop a new inner world. ~ Dalai Lama.

As the caterpillar undergoes transformation within the cocoon before emerging as a butterfly; likewise, life experiences shape character. ~ Lorna Jackie.

You have to maintain a culture of transformation and stay true to your values. ~ Jeff Weiner.

Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today. ~ Michael Hyatt.

I think that any time of great pain is a time of transformation, a fertile time to plant new seeds. ~  Debbie Ford.

Top Transformation Quotes and Sayings

Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation. ~ Nia Peeples.

We need to realize that our path to transformation is through our mistakes. We’re meant to make mistakes, recognize them, and move on to become unlimited. ~ Yehuda Berg.

Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery – there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair. ~ Rick Warren.

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. ~ Carl Jung.

Transformation doesn’t have to be deep, dark and mysterious. If you screw up, fine – laugh at yourself, learn and move on. ~ Iyanla Vanzant.

Today I will do what other’s won’t so tomorrow I can do what others can’t. ~ Jerry Rice.

It is our own thoughts that hold the key to miraculous transformation. ~ Marianne Williamson.

Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

The process of transformation consists mostly of decay. ~ Rebecca Solnit.

Every good business story has a conflict and triumph at the core and a turning point where a transformation takes place. ~ Dinesh Paliwal.

Yes, your transformation will be hard. Yes, you will feel frightened, messed up and knocked down. Yes, you’ll want to stop. Yes, it’s the best work you’ll ever do. ~ Robin Sharma.

Transformation is not automatic. It must be learned; it must be led. ~ W. Edwards Deming.

You can’t have a physical transformation until you have a spiritual transformation. ~ Cory Booker.

Transformation is an ongoing process that tends to appear ordinary, when, in fact, something extraordinary is taking place. ~ Suzy Ross.

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

Like an actor who transforms into the character that they’re playing, you can transform into yourself. ~ Leeza Gibbons.

Popular Transformation Quotes and Sayings

If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done. ~ Thomas Jefferson.

It so happens that the world is undergoing a transformation to which no change that has yet occurred can be compared, either in scope or in rapidity. ~ Charles De Gaulle.

Transformation does not start with someone else changing you; transformation is an inner self reworking of what you are now to what you will be. ~ Byron Pulsifer.

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. ~ Henry Bergson.

The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. ~ Morihei Ueshiba.

When someone chooses to value herself over the things she can buy, true transformation begins. ~ Suze Orman.


If you wish to transform, pretend this day until it is so. ~ T.F. Hodge.

Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring. ~ Lily Pulitzer.

Only love and compassion can bring true and lasting transformation. ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru.

When we genuinely believe that inner transformation is God’s work and not ours, we can put to rest our passion to set others straight. ~ Richard J. Foster

Know that transformation sometimes begins with a fall. So never curse the fall. ~ Yasmin Mogahed.

Transformation can come in the mysterious guise of shape-shifting, or through a simple change of mind. ~ C.R. Strahan.

Transformation doesn’t take place with a vacuum; instead, it occurs when we are indirectly and directly connected to all those around us. ~ Byron Pulsifer.

No action is more fascinating than the action of self-transformation. Nothing on earth can compare with its drama or value. ~ Vernon Howard.

Transformation isn’t a future event, it’s a present day activity. ~ Jillian Michaels.

Real transformation requires real honesty. If you want to move forward – get real with yourself. ~ Bryant H. McGill.

The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul. ~ Victor Hugo.

Transformation literally means going beyond your form. ~ Wayne Dyer.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. ~ Martin Luther King.

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Sarah Walton

I’m Sarah Walton from Quote Tales. I love sharing quotes to inspire and motivate people.