From ancient philosophers to modern-day leaders, there are hundreds of personal growth quotes that have inspired people throughout the centuries.
Personal growth is a lifetime commitment that many of us choose because we enjoy the rewards of a richer, more fulfilling life. But sometimes life throws us a curveball, and it can even seem like all of our successes have been no more than tiny steps. This is when personal growth quotes from inspiring people can really lift our spirits.
Here’s a small handful of famous personal growth quotes. Check them out and let us know which ones speak to you. We’ve got tons more inspirational resources on our blog, and you sign up here to join our community of over 450,000 seekers of a remarkable life.
From Historic Figures
History’s famous leaders became that way for a reason, and our literature is full of their personal growth quotes that still inspire and uplift us today. Here are a few to consider.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
2. Helen Keller
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
3. Thomas Edison
I have not failed. I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.
From Modern Leaders
From politicians to movie stars, salespeople, academics, and kids’ book authors, many of today’s leaders have given us inspiring, personal growth quotes.
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4. Julia Roberts
You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.
5. Zig Ziglar
The definition of success is getting many of the things money can buy and all the things money can’t buy.
6. James Bryant Conant, former president of Harvard
Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.
7. Dr. Seuss
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
From Personal Growth Teachers
They’re called personal growth teachers for a reason, and many have inspired millions. Have a look at these personal growth quotes from some of the contemporary gurus.
8. Wayne Dyer
You do not fail in life, you only produce results, and you have the right to learn and grow from any results that you produce.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
10. Deepak Chopra
Relationships that begin in passion’s raging fire often end in the coldest ashes.
11. Wayne Dyer
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
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