200 People Change Quotes That You Will Relate To

Looking for quotes about people changing? We have rounded up the best collection of people change quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages, texts, (with images and pictures) that you might relate to.

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Life is all about change. We see season, things, and the world changing everyday, but when people we love change the way we never thought, then it upsets us.

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Struggles, pain, money, and other situations on one’s life has a huge influence on a person’s behavior and attitude.

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Some change for good or and some for bad, but all we can do is embrace the change in people and accept it.

We have divided the post in the following sections;

  • People Change Quotes
  • People Don’t Change Quotes

Don’t forget to read our post on embracing change which will inspire your growth and success.

People Change Quotes

  1. “Time change. People change.”

  2. “Just like seasons, people change.”


  3. “People change after getting money.”                                                                                             

    Money Changes People Quote
    Money Changes People Quote

  4. “People change so you can learn to let go.”


  5. “People change. Memories don’t.” – Drake                                                                             

    People Change Status
    People Change Status

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


  7. “Things change, people change, feelings change.”


  8. “Pain changes people but it also makes them stronger.”                                                   

    Sad People Change Quotes
    Sad People Change Quotes

  9. “It’s amazing how fast someone can becomes a stranger.”


  10. “By changing nothing, nothing changes.” – Tony Robbins


  11. “People don’t change with time, people change by choice.”                                             

    People Change With Time Quotes
    People Change With Time Quotes

  12. “Love is rare, life is strange. Nothing lasts, people change.”


  13. “The moment of change is the only poem.” – Adrienne Rich


  14. “Things do not change, we change.” – Henry David Thoreau


  15. “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra


  16. “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” – John C. Maxwell


  17. “People change so fast. Yesterday they cared, today they don’t.”


  18. “Things end, people change. And you know what? Life goes on.”                                   

    Quotes On People Changing
    Quotes On People Changing

  19. “People change and forget to tell each other.” – Lillian Hellman


  20. “People cannot change the truth but the truth can change people.”


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


  22. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” – Stephen Hawking


  23. “Don’t waste your time thinking about things that you can’t change.”


  24. “When you are through changing, you are through.” – Bruce Barton


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


  26. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


  27. “People don’t resist change. They resist being changed!” – Peter Senge


  28. “Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.” – Arthur Shopenhauer


  29. “It is the most unhappy peope who fear change.” – Mignon Mclaughlin


  30. “The world is not a static place. People change, evolve.” 


  31. “Never let your feelings get too deep, people can change at any moment.”                             

    People Can Change Quotes
    People Can Change Quotes

  32. “Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay.” – Matthew Flickstein


  33. “Don’t force someone to change, just love them. Love is what changes us.”


  34. “Something I learned about people… If they do it once, they’ll do it again.”


  35. “The most common reason why people change is because of someone else.”


  36. “I wanted everything to stay the same, but feelings fade and people change.”


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


  38. “Characterize people by their actions and you’ll never be fooled by their words.”


  39. “One day spent with someone you love can change everything.” – Mitch Albom


  40. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill


  41. “People change, and often they become the person they said they would never be.”                                                                                                                                               

    People Change Quotes
    People Change Quotes

  42. “Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into people.”


  43. “Time flies, people change, memories fade and the worst part is you have to accept.”


  44. “Don’t depend too much on anyone. Everyone changes when they meet new people.”


  45. “It’s okay to walk out of someone’s life if you don’t feel like you belong in it anymore.”


  46. “If you do not change direction, you might end up where you are heading.” – Lao Tzu


  47. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Stephen Chbosky                                                                                                                                   

    quotes about someone changing
    quotes about someone changing

  48. “A thought for today: ‘People change and forget to tell each other.’” – Ian Somerhalder


  49. “Some people suddenly change. One day you are important, next day you’re worthless.”


  50. “People change for a reason. They have learned a lot, or they have hurt too many times.”


  51. “People change for two reasons: either they learned a lot or they’ve been hurt too much.”


  52. “Seeing people change isn’t what hurts. What hurts is remembering who they used to be.”


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


  54. “I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.” – Nicholas Sparks


  55. “Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.” – Haruki Murakami


  56. “How can people change their minds about us if they don’t know who we are?” – Harvey Milk


  57. “Prayer changes things? No! Prayer changes people, and people change things.” – Burton Hills


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


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


  60. “People change. Love hurts. Friends leave. Things go wrong. But just remember that life goes on.”


  61. “When priorities change, replies get slower, conversations get shorter, and situations are blamed.”                                                                                                                       

    People Change In Relationship Quotes
    People Change In Relationship Quotes

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


  63. “And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” – Libba Bray


  64. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith


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


  66. “No one can change a person, but a person can be the reason someone changes.” – Shannon L. Alder


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


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


  69. “One day, you realize that there are some people you’ll never see again. At least, not in the same way.”


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

    Pain Changes People Quotes
    Pain Changes People Quotes

  71. “Things change in different countries as people grow, and as generations change.” – Shannon Elizabeth


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

    People Change Quotes Images
    People Change Quotes Images

  73. “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


  74. “People want to change everything and, at the same time, want it all to remain the same.” – Paulo Coelho


  75. “If people change… then so can I. But some things never change bonds. I’d like to learn more about them.”


  76. “It’s funny how you can know somebody for so long and they change right in front of you.” – Karina Barton


  77. “I have seen people change with me not with time but with needs, conditions and situations.” – Zaara Khan


  78. “There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn’t jump puddles for you.”


  79. “Never change yourself just to please other people, if they are real then they will accept you the way you are.”


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


  81. “Some people change their ways when they see the light; others when they feel the heat.” – Caroline Schoeder


  82. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts


  83. “I think there are certain ways that people are always themselves, but I do think people change.” – Mike White


  84. “The people who are crazy enough to change to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs


  85. “People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.” – John Porter


  86. “Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” – Will Rogers


  87. “People change. They end up having nothing to say to each other, even if they were best friends the year before.”


  88. “People will notice the change in your attitude towards them but won’t notice their behavior that made you change.”                                                                     

    Change in behavior hurts quotes
    Change in behavior hurts quotes

  89. “At some point, you’ll have to realize that some people can stay in your heart, but not in your life.” – Ashley Hodgeson


  90. “We must be impatient for change. Let us remember that our voice is a precious gift and we must use it.” – Claudia Flores


  91. “When other people treat you poorly, keep being you. Don’t ever let someone else’s bitterness change the person you are.”


  92. “People don’t get to change things. Things change people once in a while, but people don’t change things.” – Lawrence Block


  93. “People change, those that are close they turn to enemies and those that are strange, they turn to family.” – Simphiwe Ntuli


  94. “People changed. Why? Because they were too nice. They’ve been betrayed, replaced, forgotten and hurt by those they hurt.”


  95. “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.”


  96. “Don’t trust people whose feelings change with time. Trust people whose feelings remain the same, even when the time changes.”


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


  98. “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” – Plutarch


  99. “You have to realize that people change. Sometimes they end up having nothing to say to each other even best friends grow apart.”


  100. “It’s unbelievable how fast people can change. One day, you mean everything to them. The next day, you don’t even exist anymore.”


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


  102. “Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby – awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.” – Lemony Snicket


  103. “People change. I wouldn’t like to be accountable for the interviews I’ve done, or the person I was when I was 20, 21.” – Robbie Williams


  104. “What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.” – Henry David Thoreau


  105. “People fall so in love with their pain, they can’t leave it behind. The same as the stories they tell. We trap ourselves.” – Chuck Palahniuk


  106. “Understand that people change and sometimes they’re no longer compatible with our lives. We just have to learn to accept it and move on.”


  107. “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


  108. “If you constantly have to tell someone the same exact thing about how you feel and they don’t change it, understand they don’t respect you.”


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


  110. “Believe it or not, lots of people change their majors and abandon their dreams just to avoid a couple of math classes in college.” – Danica McKellar


  111. “I think the reason people hold onto memories so tight is because memories are the only things that don’t change, even when everybody else does.”


  112. “You collect people to take with you. Some people change, other people don’t… it’s wonderful because I’ve met some incredible friends.” – Imogen Poots


  113. “It doesn’t matter how strong your opinion are. If you don’t use your power for positive change, you are indeed part of the problem.” – Coretta Scott King


  114. “Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.” – Eckhart Tolle


  115. “Don’t be too confident when someone tells you they like you. The real question is until when? Because people change and so do feelings.” – Ritu Ghatourey


  116. “Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld


  117. “Life is funny. Things change, people change, but you will always be you, so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone.” – Zayn Malik


  118. “Karma says: Don’t be too happy when people say they love you ad care for you. The real question is, until when? Because just like seasons, people change.”


  119. “When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” – Jodi Picoult


  120. “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


  121. “The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


  122. “We all get scared and want to turn away, but it isn’t always strength that makes you stay. Strength is also making the decision to change your destiny.” – Zoraida Córdova


  123. “People change when they hurt enough that they have to change, learn enough that they want to change, receive enough that they are able to change.” – John C. Maxwell


  124. “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.”


  125. “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” – Steve Maraboli


  126. “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


  127. “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


  128. “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


  129. “People change that’s fact of life. Sometimes we have to accept that the person we once loved no longer exists thought their heart beats on and their lungs draw breath – accepting change.”


  130. “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” – Anatole France


  131. “I’ve learned that for many people, change is uncomfortable. Maybe they want to go through it, and they can see the benefit of it, but at a gut level, change is uncomfortable.” – Mitchell Baker


  132. “So many people enter and leave your life! Hundreds of thousands of people! You have to keep the door open so they can come in! But it also means you have to let them go!” – Jonathan Safran Foer


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


  134. “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.”


  135. “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


  136. “If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.” – Steve Maraboli


  137. “How would your life be different if… you stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day… you look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.” – Steve Maraboli


  138. “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


  139. “I’ve spent most of my life and most of my friendships holding my breath and hoping that when people get close enough, they won’t leave, and fearing that it’s a matter of time before they figure me out and go.” – Shauna Niequist


  140. “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


  141. “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


  142. “My theory on 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


  143. “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it.” – Eric Roth


  144. “You will never find the real truth among people that are insecure or have egos to protect. Truth over time becomes either guarded or twisted as their perspective changes; it changes with the seasons of their shame, love, hope or pride.” – Shannon L. Alder


  145. “I firmly believe that every six years, a person goes through a serious change. Think about it: At 6, you start school. At about 12, you start hitting puberty. And then it goes on. You start hitting these different mental levels, and people change.” – Randy Houser


  146. “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


  147. “I’m unpredictable, I never know where I’m going until I get there, I’m so random, I’m always growing, learning, changing, I’m never the same person twice. But one thing you can be sure of about me; is I will always do exactly what I want to do.” – C. JoyBell C


  148. “If friends disappoint you over and over, that’s in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren’t going to change simply because you want them to.” – Oprah Winfrey


  149. “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


  150. “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.”

People Don’t Change Quotes

  1. “People don’t change. Their priorities do.”

  2. “People don’t change, they reveal who they really are.”


  3. “People don’t change. You know that. Times, they do.”


  4. “Some people never change, and you have to accept that.”


  5. “Some people don’t change their colors… They just hide them.”


  6. “Sometimes people don’t change. They just remove their mask.”


  7. “Second chances. They don’t even matter, people never change.”


  8. “People don’t change. Over time you realize who they really are.”


  9. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” – Confucius


  10. “Don’t waste your time thinking about things that you can’t change.”


  11. “Not all people change, they just learn to tell the same lies differently.”


  12. “Time never changes, people do, and they blame the time…” – Vj Nadar


  13. “Some people don’t change. They just find new ways to lie.” – ND Notes


  14. “People don’t change. They just become a clearer vision of who they really are.”


  15. “If you don’t change direction, you end up where you are headed.” – John Gibbons


  16. “People don’t change when they don’t acknowledge their actions.” – Amy Dickinson


  17. “Books don’t change people; paragraphs do, sometimes even sentences.” – John Piper


  18. “You can’t change how people feel about you, so don’t try/ Just live your life and be happy..”


  19. “You can keep apologizing, but when your actions don’t change, the words are meaningless.”


  20. “Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.”


  21. “Maybe people don’t change. Maybe you just begin to see them for who they’ve always been.”


  22. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy


  23. “People don’t change who they are. They only change what they do with it.” – Maggie Stiefvater


  24. “People don’t change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so.” – Sharon Stone


  25. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou


  26. “A toxic person will never change. They just change victims and blame everything on everybody else.”


  27. “I’d have to say no, people don’t change, but they can learn to behave differently.” – Charlaine Harris


  28. “People don’t like change when it comes to changing their own lifestyle habits.” – Jonathan Balcombe


  29. “People don’t change, they just have momentary steps outside of their true character.” – Chad Kultgen


  30. “Money doesn’t change you; it reveals who you are when you no longer have to be nice.” – Tim Ferriss


  31. “I guess some people never change… Or, they quickly change and then quickly change back.” – Homer


  32. “Maybe sometimes people did not actually change… Maybe you just never knew who they really were..”


  33. “People don’t change under governments. Governments change. People remain the same.” – Will Rogers


  34. “People don’t change. If anything, you get more set in your ways as you get older, not less.” – Sarah Dessen


  35. “Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed.” – Abraham Lincoln


  36. “The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.” – William Blake


  37. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs


  38. “Times have changed, but people don’t change. That’s why ON THE ROAD has never been irrelevant.” – Kristen Stewart


  39. “No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” – Taylor Swift


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


  41. “People don’t change at their core. If you’re a good person, you are a good person. What changes is our behavior.” – Karrine Steffans


  42. “Active people don’t change the world profoundly; ideas do. Napoleon is less important in world history than Jean-Jacques Rousseau.” – Michel Houellebecq


  43. “Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.” – Albert Einstein


  44. “In asserting that people don’t change, what she means is that they don’t change for the better. Whereas changing for the worse, that goes without saying.” – A.S.A. Harrison


  45. “The bottom line in both cases is that people don’t change; that no matter how charming you are and how fiercely you love, you cannot turn a person into something she’s not.” – Jodi Picoult


  46. “People don’t change just because you want to change them, may be they learn to pretend better, hide better, act better but they never change, don’t try to change anyone, love them as they are or leave.”


  47. “I think one of the myths is that people don’t change. A lot of people believe that. Their spouse has been an alcoholic for the first 10 years of the marriage, and they say they are never going to change.” – Gary Chapman


  48. “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


  49. “Most people don’t like change. They revolt against it unless they can clearly see the advantage it brings. For that reason, when good leaders prepare to take action or make changes, they take people through a process to get them ready for it.” – John C. Maxwell


  50. “Life isn’t like the movies. People don’t change overnight. people don’t go from arrogant and self-righteous to ashamed and remorseful. They don’t suddenly give in when they’ve spent years taking out. No doesn’t magically become a Yes.” – Randa Abdel-Fattah

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