22 Best Social Change Quotes For A Better Society

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about social change that will motivate you to create a better society.

Best Quotes For Social Change

1. “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

2. “Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures.” ― Leon Trotsky

3. “You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.” ― Jessica Mitford

4. “And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” ― Nelson Mandela

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5. “I haven’t changed my mind. That’s the point! I want to spend my life with you even though it’s totally irrational. And you have short earlobes. Socially and genetically there’s no reason for me to be attracted to you. The only logical conclusion is that I must be in love with you.” ― Graeme Simsion

6. “The key element of social control is the strategy of distraction that is to divert public attention from important issues and changes decided by political and economic elites, through the technique of flood or flooding continuous distractions and insignificant information.” ― Noam Chomsky

7. “People seldom change. Only their masks do. It is only our perception of them and the perception they have of themselves that actually change.” ― Shannon L. Alder

8. “A social movement that only moves people is merely a revolt. A movement that changes both people and institutions is a revolution.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

9. “Never ever depend on governments or institutions to solve any major problems. All social change comes from the passion of individuals.” ― Margaret Mead

10. “Psychology cannot tell people how they ought to live their lives. It can however, provide them with the means for effecting personal and social change.” ― Albert Bandura

11. “Reading enables me to maintain a sense of something substantive– my ethical integrity, my intellectual integrity.” ― Jonathan Franzen

Inspirational Social Change Quotes

12. “Any serious social, political, and economic change must include veganism.” ― GaryLFrancione

13. “Love is an expression of power. We can use it to transform our world.” ― Ericka Huggins

14. “Nonviolent action, born of the awareness of suffering and nurtured by love, is the most effective way to confront adversity.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

15. “Although the connections are not always obvious, personal change is inseparable from social and political change.” ― Harriet Lerner

16. “Revolution does not begin with a group. It begins from the heart.” ― Shahla Khan

17. “Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself.” ― Jane Addams

18. “Curiosity is very important I think, and I think too much of education, starting with childhood education, is either designed to kill curiosity or it works out that way anyway.” ― Myles Horton

19. “Anyone can practice some nonviolence, even soldiers. Some army generals, for example, conduct their operations in ways that avoid killing innocent people; this is a kind of nonviolence.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

20. “The reflection of the current social paradigm tells us we are largely determined by conditioning and conditions.” ― Stephen R. Covey

21. “The principal factor promoting historically significant social change is contact with strangers possessing new and unfamiliar skills.” ― Thomas L. Friedman

22. “If money could have changed the world, money would have changed the world.” ― Sharad Vivek Sagar