Read valuable quotations on change from visionary African-Americans who went through change and succeeded.

Become the change you want to see - those are words I live by.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.
Nikki Giovanni

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
Michael Jordan

If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
Michael Jackson

The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.
Maya Angelou

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine

There will always be men struggling to change, and there will always be those who are controlled by the past.
Ernest Gaines

We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Oprah Winfrey

You must change in order to survive.
Pearl Bailey