How do we grow? And what is personal growth?

We all want to develop and grow as individuals to create a prosperous future for ourselves.

Let's look at 50 quotes about growth from some noteworthy athletes, authors, business professionals, philosophers, politicians, and scientists. These are inspirational, motivational, sometimes amusing, thought-provoking, and timeless advice on growth.

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

  2. "Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still." ― Chinese Proverb.

  1. "Self-growth is tender. It's holy ground. There's no greater investment." ― Stephen Covey.

  1. "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.

  1. "Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." ― Maya Angelou.

  1. "Don't go through life, grow through life." ― Eric Butterworth.

  1. "Every strike brings me closer to the next home run." ― Babe Ruth.

  1. "Follow your honest convictions, and stay strong." ― William Thackeray.

  1. "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." ― Thomas Jefferson.

  1. "I've got a theory that if you give 100% all the time, somehow things will work out in the end." ― Larry Bird.

  2. "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." ― Frederick Douglass.

  3. "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." ― Maya Angelou.

  1. "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.

  1. "Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you have power over instead of craving control over what you don't." ― Steve Maraboli.

  1. "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.

  1. "It is never too late to be who you might have been." ― George Eliot.

  1. "Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong." ― Ella Fitzgerald.

  1. "Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you. They're supposed to help you discover who you are." ― Bernice Johnson Reagon.

  1. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." ― Thomas Edison.

  2. "Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experiences that reveal the human spirit." ― E.E. Cummings.

  1. "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.

  1. "People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do." ― Rob Siltanen.

  1. "Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life." ― Deborah Day.

  1. "Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure." ― Paulo Coelho.

  1. "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago." ― Warren Buffett.

  1. "Sometimes in life, we take a leap of faith. Remember, the leap is not about getting from one side to the other. It's simply about taking the leap and trusting the air. The universal breath will support your wings so that you may sour." ― Kristi Bowman.

  1. "Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What's important is the action. You don't have to wait to be confident. Just do it, and eventually, the confidence will follow." ― Carrie Fisher.

  1. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." ― Winston Churchill.

  1. "Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you." ― Hillary Clinton.

  1. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity." ― Amelia Earhart.

  1. "The power of imagination makes us infinite." ― John Muir.

  1. "The swiftest way to triple your success is to double your investment in personal development." ― Robin Sharma.

  2. "The tragedy in life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach." ― Benjamin Mays.

  1. "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.

  1. "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." ― Edith Wharton.

  2. "There's only one growth strategy: work hard." ― William Hague.

  1. "Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending." ― Carl Bard.

  1. "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.

  2. "We are products of our past, but we don't have to be prisoners of it." ― Rick Warren.

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

  1. "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.

  1. "What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do." ― Ralph Waldo Emerson.

  1. "What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." ― Jane Goodall.

  1. "When someone tells me 'No,' it doesn't mean I can't do it, it simply means I can't do it with them." ― Karen Quinones Miller.

  1. "When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." ― Malala Yousafzai.

  1. "When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you...never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." ― Harriet Beecher Stowe.

  1. "With self-discipline, most anything is possible." - Theodore Roosevelt.

  2. "Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." ― Jalaluddin Rumi.

  1. "You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness." ― Diane von Furstenberg.

  1. "You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them." ― Shonda Rhimes.

Did these quotes inspire you?

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