Wednesday , June 23 2021
self improvement

70 Best Personal Growth/self-improvement Quotes



  1. Success is 20% skills and 80% strategy.  You might know how to read, but more importantly, what’s your plan to read?” – Jim Rohn
  2. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.Michael Altshuler
  3. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
  4. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
  5. Sometimes our best is simply not enough.  We have to do what is required.  Winston Churchill
  6. “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
  7. After all, all knowledge simply means self-knowledge.– Bruce Lee
  8. Fear comes from uncertainty; we can eliminate the fear within us when we know ourselves better. – Bruce Lee
  9.  “Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do.” – Menander
  10. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle
  11. “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
  12. “The swiftest way to triple your success is to double your investment in personal development.” – Robin Sharma
  13. “Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth
  14. “We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” – Oprah Winfrey
  15. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  16. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart
  17. “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen
  18. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass
  19. Success equals goals … all else is commentary.Brian Tracy
  20. “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
  21. “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou
  22. It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein
  23. “I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all the time, somehow things will work out in the end.” – Larry Bird
  24. “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
  25. All successful men and women are big dreamers.  They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.Brian Tracy
  26. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton  
  27. “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” – Paulo Coelho
  28. No great improvements in a lot of mankind are possible until a great change takes place in the fundamental constitution of their modes of thought. – John Stuart Mill
  29. “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
  30. “Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there are love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” – Ella Fitzgerald
  31. “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
  32. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes
  33. “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
  34. A man’s dreams are an index to his greatness.– Zadok Rabinowitz
  35. “Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life.” – Deborah Day
  36. “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
  37. “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
  38. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison
  39. 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
  40. “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
  41. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth
  42. “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson
  43. “Follow your honest convictions, and stay strong.” – William Thackeray
  44. “Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb
  45. I refer to my hands, feet, and body as the tools of the trade. The hands and feet must be sharpened and improved daily to be efficient. Bruce Lee
  46. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane von Furstenberg
  47. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  48. “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
  49. “It is never too late to be who you might have been.” – George Eliot
  50. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai
  51. “The difference between success and mediocrity is all in the way you think.” –  Dean Francis 
  52. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experiences that reveal the human spirit.” – E.E. Cummings
  53. “There’s only one growth strategy: work hard.” – William Hague
  54. “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
  55. “To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” -Bruce Lee
  56. “We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” – Rick Warren
  57. “If you don’t take 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
  58. “The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” – Benjamin Mays
  59. ” To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.” – Bruce Lee
  60. “To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one’s own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.” – Plato
  61. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou
  62. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey
  63. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  64. “The power of imagination makes us infinite.” – John Muir
  65. “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 E. Quinones Miller
  66. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown
  67. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett
  68. “With self-discipline most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  69. “A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes to-day. ”  – Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  70. “No man is ever whipped until he quits — in his own mind.” – Napoleon Hill


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