Personal Growth Quotes

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Self-Improvement and Personal Growth Famous Quotes

“The greatest tragedy of a person’s life is dying without ever knowing who he or she really is.” – Anonymous

“The swiftest way to triple your success is to double your investment in personal development.” – Robin Sharma

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.”- Carl Jung

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”- Harper Lee

“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

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

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

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”- Winston Churchill

“What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.”- Abraham Maslow

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

“Every moment of one’s existence one is growing into more or retreating into less.” – Lou Holtz

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

“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Progress always involves risk; you can’t progress to second base and also keep your foot on first.” – Christie Mason

“The time has come to lay that baggage down and leave behind all the struggling and striving. You can be set free as you journey forward into a balanced healthy and rewarding future.”- Sue Augustine

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

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

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon

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

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

“All the concepts about stepping out of your comfort zone mean nothing until you decide that your essential purpose, vision and goals are more important than you self-imposed limitations.” – Robert White

“Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just that there’s nothing without it.” – Gloria Steinem

“Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price.” – Joan Didion

“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.”- Carlton Fisk

“Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.” – Elbert Hubbard

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”- Abraham Lincoln

“The shorter way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.”- Mozart

“The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and self-respect everywhere except within themselves, and so they fail in their search.” – Dr. Nathaniel Branden

“Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.”- Elbert Hubbard

“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.” – Mary Kay Ash

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”- Colin Powell

“If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies.” – Anonymous

“Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you wanted.” -Anonymous

“Rest as if you’ll live forever; work as if you’ll die today.” – Matcshona Dhliwayo

“Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.” – Vincent van Gogh

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“Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far” – Daniel Goleman

“When our emotional health is in a bad state, so is our level of self-esteem. We have to slow down and deal with what is troubling us, so that we can enjoy the simple joy of being happy and at peace with ourselves.”- Jess C. Scott

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“The opposite of happiness is not sadness. Its boredom.” – Anonymous

“It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.”- Hans Selye

“Anxiety makes you sit there and overthink every single thing. At times it makes you think people in your life are leaving you. You begin to feel abandoned, and not worth anything because the most important people in your life don’t want you.”- Anonymous

“If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too.” – Somerset Maugham

“You must read, you must persevere, you must sit up nights, you must inquire, and exert the utmost power of your mind. If one way does not lead to the desired meaning, take another; if obstacles arise, then still another; until, if your strength holds out, you will find that clear which at first looked dark.”- Giovanni Boccaccio

“We see in order to move; we move in order to see.”- William Gibson

“Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.” – George R.R. Martin

“Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.” – Bo Bennett

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Push yourself. Don’t Settle. Just live well. Just LIVE.” – Jojo Moyes

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”- Benjamin Franklin

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

“As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.” – Steve Maraboli

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

“Life is a university and you never graduate. Accept that whatever happens to you, no matter how terrible, is there to teach you. Your job is to learn and do what you have to.” – Srikumar Rao

“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”-Mark Twain

“Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.”- Roy T. Bennett
“Don’t you understand that we need to be childish in order to understand? Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn’t developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don’t expect to see.”- Douglas Adams

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”- William Faulkner

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”- Leo F. Buscaglia

“To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” – J.K. Rowling

“Death ends a life, not a relationship”- Mitch Albom

“I have no special talents, I am only passionately curious.”- Albert Einstein

“The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position.” – Leo F. Buscaglia

“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”-Theodore Roosevelt


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Thanks in advance for sharing! Jeanne :)

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