13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

‘If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.’
September 22, 2017

It’s officially time to hang up your swimwear. Fall is here, and soon enough a season of change will unravel the past to create something incredible and new.

As summer fades to a nostalgic memory, embrace the thrill of transformation. Just as the Earth shifts to meet the new laws of nature, you can write your own journey. You can bend your habits, stretch your goals and shift your thinking to become the next best version of yourself.

Related: 21 Insightful Quotes About Embracing Change

Looking back on blissful moments gives us comfort (especially if they include the beach), but looking forward to a new a season brings us growth. Use these 13 transformative quotes to embrace the possibilities.

13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

1. “Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.” —Richard Branson


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

2. “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” —Abraham Maslow


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

3. “The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.” —Bill Clinton


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

4. “The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation.” —Vernon Howard


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

5. “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” —Gail Sheehy


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

6. “Growth and self-transformation cannot be delegated.” —Lewis Mumford


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

7. “The way must be in you; the destination also must be in you and not somewhere else in space or time. If that kind of self-transformation is being realized in you, you will arrive.” —Nhat Hanh


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

8. “Self-transformation is not just about changing yourself. It means shifting yourself to a completely new dimension of experience and perception.” —Jaggi Vasudev


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

9. “Transformation is not five minutes from now; it’s a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it’s these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self-esteem.” —Jillian Michaels


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

10. “Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.” —Nolan Ryan


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

11. “There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint.” —Denis Diderot


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

12. “Transformation literally means going beyond your form.” —Wayne Dyer


13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

13. “Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery.” —Rick Warren

Related: 5 Must-Do’s for a Successful Personal Transformation

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