Personal Growth Quotes: 65 Empowering Sayings

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Personal growth is essential for achieving and expanding your full potential and living in alignment with your purpose. In this article, we have collected some of the most empowering personal growth quotes of all time. If you feel apathy or a lack of motivation, then our collection of inspirational personal growth quotes is what you need right now! Read it, get inspired and, share it with your friends!

65 Personal Growth Quotes


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“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


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain


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


“Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb


“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou


“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.” — John Dryden


“Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth


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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius


“If the people in your circle aren’t contributing to your growth, then you’re not in a circle… you’re in a cage.”― Kianu Starr


“What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become.” — Bruce Lee


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


“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.” — Napoleon Hill


“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho


“Whatever we think about and thank about, we bring about.” — Wayne Dyer


“If you aren’t making any mistakes, it’s a sure sign you’re playing it too safe.” — John Maxwell


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“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” — Denis Waitley


“I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.” — George Bernard Shaw


“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling


“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” — Bruce Lee


“We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” – Henry Ward Beecher


“Be patient with yourself. You are growing stronger every day. The weight of the world will become lighter…and you will begin to shine brighter. Don’t give up.” – Robert Tew


“We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” – Rick Warren


“I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.” — George Burns


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“Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become.” – Eli Cohen


“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein


“The greatest investment you’ll ever make is investing in you.”― Wesam Fawzi


“We see men who have accumulated great fortunes, but we often recognize only their triumph, overlooking the temporary defeats which they had to surmount before “arriving.” – Napoleon Hill


“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison


“As the physically weak man can make himself strong by careful and patient training, so the man of weak thoughts can make them strong by exercising himself in right thinking.” – James Allen


“If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want.” – Kevin Ngo


“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu


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


“What holds most people back isn’t the quality of their ideas, but their lack of faith in themselves. You have to live your life as if you are already where you want to be.” – Russell Simmons


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“We are either moving forward or moving backward. There is no such thing as standing still.”― Becky Williamson-Martin


“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey


“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.” — Bruce Lee


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill


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


“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown


“Ability may take you to the top, but it takes character to stay there.” — William Blake


“With self-discipline most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt


“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how” – Fredrick Nietzsche


“So what is the difference between “power thinking” and “positive” thinking? The distinction is slight but profound. To me, people use positive thinking to pretend that everything is rosy, when they really believe that it’s not. With power thinking, we understand that everything is neutral, that nothing has meaning except for the meaning we give it, and that we are going to make up a story and give something it’s meaning.” – T. Harv Eker


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“Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you to achieve your goals.” – Brian Tracy


“But until a person can say deeply and honestly, “I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” that person cannot say, “I choose otherwise.” – Stephen R. Covey


“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” — George Bernard Shaw


“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” — Dale Carnegie


“What we call our destiny is truly our character and that character can be altered. The knowledge that we are responsible for our actions and attitudes does not need to be discouraging, because it also means that we are free to change this destiny.” – Anaïs Nin


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time, and energy needed to develop yourself.” – Denis Waitley


“The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.” — Martin Luther King Jr.


Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and good things will be yours.” — Swedish Proverb


“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” — Viktor Frankl


“What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” — Napoleon Hill


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“Success is not a destination that you ever reach. Success is the quality of the journey.” — Jennifer James


“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” — Vince Lombardi


“A man who finds no satisfaction in himself will seek for it in vain elsewhere.” — La Rochefoucauld


“Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” — Swami Sivandanda


“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” — Bruce Lee


“People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.” — Elizabeth Gilbert


“We are what we frequently do.” – Aristotle


“Life is a series of problem-solving opportunities. The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you depending on how you respond to them.” — Rick Warren


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“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing … that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar

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