125 Transition Quotes To Help You Survive Change

Looking for inspirational quotes about transition in life? We have rounded up the best collection of transition quotes, sayings, phrases, captions for Instagram, messages, status, (with images and pictures) to encourage you to accept change, growth, and live the life of your dreams.

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Transition is a process which means to change from one thing or condition to another. Life is one big transition in itself. From growing up from child to adults, shifting from school to office, marriage, business, parenting, retirement, all these are different phases of transition where we grow and change to be better.

Transiting is uncomfortable at times. It leaves you out of your comfort zone. But it is always rewarding. You ultimately discover your true self when you change and see personal growth. Transition can be personal, spiritual, or professional, but in every area of your life it will be demanding, yet you will evolve as a person.

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These inspirational transition sayings will motivate you to transform from who you are and what you can become if you truly unleash your potential.

Top Transition Quotes

  1. “Action is the key to transition.” — ATGW
  2. “The true transition takes place within.” — ATGW
  3. “Transitioning is a radical act of self-love.” — Unknown
  4. “You are not struggling. You are transitioning.” — Unknown
  5. “Your breaking point is your breakthrough point.” — Unknown

    Transition Quotes
    Transition Quotes
  6. “Words do not create transition. Ideas do.” — Peter Jacobi
  7. “Sometimes good change is mixed with pangs of loss.” — Unknown
  8. “Like the seasons, we don’t need to justify the change.” — Unknown
  9. “If transition isn’t painful then you aren’t making progress.” — Unknown

    Quotes About Transition
    Quotes About Transition
  10. “Honor the space between no longer and not yet.” — Nancy Levin

    Positive Transition Quotes
    Positive Transition Quotes
  11. “Transition isn’t pretty, but stagnation is hideous.” — Nikki Rowe
  12. “All I have to do is work on transition and technique.” — Usain Bolt
  13. “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” — Victor Hugo
  14. “Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” — Tom Stoppard
  15. “We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” — Oprah Winfrey
  16. “Transition is a positive process we can trust and an opportunity for rebirth.” — Unknown

    Transition Quotes Images
    Transition Quotes Images
  17. “The changes we dread most may contain our salvation.” — Barbara Kingsolver
  18. “Transformation is often more about unlearning than learning.” — Richard Rohr
  19. “I think death s just a transition to another state of consciousness.” — Val Kilmer
  20. “We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.” — Edmund Burke

Inspirational Quotes On Transition

  1. “A transition period is a period between two transition periods.” — George Stigler
  2. “Crisis or transition of any kind reminds us of what matters most.” — Russell Ballard
  3. “Sometimes, God brings times of transition to create transformation.” — Lynn Cowell
  4. “It is when we are in transition that we are most completely alive.” — William Bridges
  5. “Any transition is easier if you believe in yourself and your talent.” — Priyanka Chopra
  6. “When you transition, everyone kind of has to transition around you.” — Chastity Bono
  7. “Many transition states have a well-defined preferred geometrical requirement.” — Derek Barton
  8. “It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.” — Bob Proctor
  9. “All transitions are composed of an ending, a neutral zone and a new beginning.” — William Bridges
  10. “Transitions themselves are not the issue, but how well you respond to their challenges!” — Jim George
  11. “How can you know what you’re capable of if you don’t embrace the unknown?” — Esmeralda Santiago
  12. “We are always in transition. If you can just relax with that, you’ll have no problem.” — Chogyam Trungpa
  13. “Change comes more from managing the journey than from announcing the destination.” — William Bridges
  14. “Step back in perspective, open your heart and welcome transition into a new phase of life.” — Linda Rawson
  15. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it move with it and join the dance.” — Alan Watts
  16. “Change is not a threat. It’s an opportunity. Survival is not the goal. Transformative success is.” — Seth Godin
  17. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new!” — Socrates
  18. “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning. ” — Louis L’Amour
  19. “Transitional seasons are hard but going through them is the only way to get to beautiful destinations.” — Unknown

Quotes On Transitioning In Life

  1. “Each phase of the transformation process has distinct milestones, is progressive, and is not revisited.” — Suzy Ross
  2. “Change is an event but a transition is the process that you go through in response to the change.” — William Bridges
  3. “Change the changeable, accept the unacceptable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.” — Denis Waitley
  4. “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” — Henri Bergson
  5. “Beauty is the moment of transition, as if the form were just ready to flow into other forms.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Deep Transition Quotes
    Deep Transition Quotes
  6. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” — Maria Robinson
  7. “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change grow and transform.” — Roy T. Bennett

    Inspirational Quotes On Transition
    Inspirational Quotes On Transition
  8. “It seems we’re always in transition and that it’s more about trends than it is about what’s meaningful.” — Marlee Matlin
  9. “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
  10. “Interesting things happen along borders – transitions – not in the middle where everything is the same.” — Neal Stephenson
  11. “College and the responsibilities that came with it helped me transition from teenager to adulthood.” — Lee Thompson Young
  12. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” — Andy Rooney
  13. “The first person & the last person in your life are the most important, the in-between is just a transition.” — Arlin Sailesh Kapadia
  14. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” — George Bernard Shaw
  15. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” — Maya Angelou
  16. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” — Charles Darwin

    Famous Transition Quotes
    Famous Transition Quotes
  17. “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” — Albert Einstein
  18. “Transition periods are great times to look at what you have, determine what you no longer need, and let go of the clutter.” — Angela Ploete
  19. “All humans change. Development is our life. Transition, in labor, is the most painful time. Without change, there’s no growth.” — Mimi Kennedy
  20. “Innumerable confusions and a feeling of despair invariably emerge in periods of great technological and cultural transition.” — Marshall McLuhan
  21. “Fifth grade is the beginning of the logic stage. We treat it as a transition year between elementary and middle school expectations.” — Jenny Harrington
  22. “Although I’ve watched myself making the transition from being a girl to being a woman, I still feel 15 years old. My reflection disagrees.” — Jaime Winstone
  23. “Transitions are critically important. I want the reader to turn the page without thinking she’s turning the page. It must flow seamlessly.” — Janet Evanovich
  24. “Autumn is the time to contemplate: One shall fall as time progresses. But that is transition before the fruit comes punctual to be harvested.” — Unknown
  25. “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
  26. “Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.” — Maya Angelou
  27. “It’s not a question of whether the transition from old to the new goals, practices and metrics is going to happen. It’s already under way.” — Steve Denning
  28. “A technique I developed quite naturally to help me make smooth transitions was to use a word or phrase from the next routine in the preceding one.” — Franklyn Ajaye
  29. “Transitions are almost always signs of growth, but they can bring feelings of loss. To get somewhere new, we may have to leave somewhere else behind.” — Fred Rogers
  30. “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
  31. “No matter where you are or who you are, may you never be a prisoner of your own body, mind and emotions. May you know the power of liberating yourself through yoga.” — Sadhguru
  32. “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
  33. “The transition was difficult. It’s hard to stop something that you’ve enjoyed and that has been very one bad chapter does not mean your story is over rewarding.” — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  34. “A skilled transition team leader will set the general goals for a transition, and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement these goals.” — Richard V. Allen
  35. “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
  36. “Transition is the natural process of disorientation and reorientation that marks the turning points in the path of growth… transitions are key times in the natural process of self-renewal.” — William Bridges
  37. “We resist transition not because we can’t accept the change, but because we can’t accept letting go of that piece of ourselves that we have to give up when and because the situation has changed.” — William Bridges
  38. “Try not to resist the changes that come your way. Instead let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come?” — Rumi
  39. “Change can be frightening, and the temptation is often to resist it. But change almost always provides opportunities – to learn new things, to rethink tired processes, and to improve the way we work.” — Klaus Schwab
  40. “It isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transitions. Change is not the same as transition. Change is situational: the new site, the new boss, the new team roles, the new policy. Transition is the psychological process people go through to come to terms with the new situation. Change is external, transition is internal.” — William Bridges

Life Transition Quotes

  1. “Life is one big transition.” — Willie Stargell

    Short Transition Quotes
    Short Transition Quotes
  2. “Transitions in life can offer opportunities for discovery.” — Robbie Shell
  3. “Your life does not get better by chance. It gets better by change.” — Jim Rohn
  4. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” — Isaac Asimov

    Spiritual Transition Quotes
    Spiritual Transition Quotes
  5. “Life must be a preparation for the transition to another dimension.” — Terence McKenna
  6. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” — Tony Robbins
  7. “Learn to embrace a change in your work and personal life and make the transition to a better you.” —Unknown
  8. “Your life is a story of transition. You are always leaving one chapter behind while moving on to the next.” —Unknown

    quote about transitions in life
    quote about transitions in life
  9. “When shifts and transitions in life shake you to the core, see that as a sign of greatness that’s about to occur.” — Unknown

    Life Transition Quotes
    Life Transition Quotes
  10. “Life is a transition from one form to another. The life of this world is the material for a new form.” — Leo Tolstoy
  11. “When you are transitioning to a new season of life, the people and situations that no longer fir you will fall away.” — Mandy Hale
  12. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” — George Bernard Shaw
  13. “Sometimes our lives have to be completely shaken up, changed, and rearranged to locate us to the place we’re meant to be.” — Beth Flynn
  14. “The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place.” — Barbara De Angelis
  15. “She knew this transition was not about becoming someone better, but about finally allowing herself to become who she’d always been.” — Amy Rubin
  16. “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
  17. “She understood that the hardest times in life to go through were when you were transitioning from one version of yourself to another.” — Sarah Addison
  18. “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
  19. “Those times of transitions are great opportunities to look for recurring patterns in your life and make adjustments to build on the good and reduce the bad.” — Dan Miller
  20. “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
  21. “Times of transition are strenuous but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional about new habits. We can make our new normal any way we want.” — Kristin Armstrong
  22. “The transition state of manners and language cannot be too often insisted upon: for this affected the process at both ends, giving the artist in fictitious life an uncertain model to copy and unstable materials to work in.” — George Saintsbury
  23. “The future is always all around us, waiting, in moments of transitions, to be born in moments of revelation. No one knows the shape of that future or where it will take us. We know only that it is always born in pain.” — J. Michael Strazynski
  24. “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
  25. “Change is inevitable in life. You can either resist it and potentially get run over by it, or you can choose to cooperate with it, adapt to it, and learn how to benefit from it. When you embrace change you will begin to see it as an opportunity for growth.” — Jack Canfield
  26. “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
  27. “If you already understand your purpose, are you prepared to change your plans to match God’s will? If you aren’t, you can easily become bitter because things that used to work for you may no longer work. Be willing to transition at every stage of your life. If your heart is open and you have an open mind, the blessing will flow.” — T. D. Jakes
  28. “When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.” — Paulo Coelho

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