Personal Growth And Development Quotes

Personal Growth And Development Quotes by Plato, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Lord Chesterfield, Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Viktor E. Frankl, William Temple and many others.

To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to

To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one’s own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old.
Lord Chesterfield
In learning to know other things, and other minds, we become more intimately acquainted with ourselves, and are to ourselves better worth knowing.
Philip Gilbert Hamerton
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 E. Frankl
When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.
Viktor E. Frankl
The best rules to form a young man are: to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one’s own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
William Temple
Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own.
Bruce Lee
Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.
Herbert Otto Gille
Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.
Abdelkader El Djezairi
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don’t think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
Samuel Johnson
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Agnes Repplier
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.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If you have an hour, will you not improve that hour, instead of idling it away?
Lord Chesterfield
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth.
Bruce Lee
Be the change you want to see in your networks
James H. Fowler
The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.
Jean-Paul Sartre
God ever works with those who work with will.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney
Heed the still small voice that so seldom leads us wrong, and never into folly.
Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Jim Ryun
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, be this thy care, for this, my friend, is all.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain
If you can dream it, you can make it so.
Belva Davis
Heaven never helps the man who will not help himself
Our ideas, like orange-plants, spread out in proportion to the size of the box which imprisons the roots.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton