ᐅ169+ Quotes About Growth and Change (IMPROVEMENT)

"We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't." ~ Frank A. Clark

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward." ~ Ellen Glasgow

"Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it." ~ Andy Rooney

"Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead." ~ Morihei Ueshiba

"I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value." ~ Hermann Hesse

"Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential." ~ Bruce Lee

"Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." ~ Napoleon Hill

"Expect your every need to be met, expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level, expect to grow spiritually. You are not living by human laws. Expect miracles and see them take place. Hold ever before you the thought of prosperity and abundance and know that doing so sets in motion forces that will bring it into being." ~ Eileen Caddy

"Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness" ~ Jean Vanier

"With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose." ~ Wayne Dyer

"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

"If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone." ~ John C. Maxwell

"Never look back unless you are planning to go that way." ~ Henry David Thoreau

"When you plant seeds in the garden, you don’t dig them up every day to see if they have sprouted yet. You simply water them and clear away the weeds; you know that the seeds will grow in time. Similarly, just do your daily practice and cultivate a kind heart. Abandon impatience and instead be content creating the causes for goodness; the results will come when they’re ready." ~ Thubten Chodron

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

"We know what we are, but know not what we may be." ~ William Shakespeare

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." ~ Anais Nin

"The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice." ~ George Eliot

"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." ~ e. e. cummings

"A feeling of continuous growth is a wonderful source of motivation and self confidence." ~ Brian Tracy

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." ~ George Bernard Shaw

"Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees" ~ J. Willard Marriott

"There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder." ~ Ronald Reagan

"Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth." ~ John F. Kennedy

"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death." ~ Anais Nin

"Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together." ~ James Cash Penney

"I'm a big believer in growth. Life is not about achievement, it's about learning and growth, and developing qualities like compassion, patience, perseverance, love, and joy, and so forth. And so if that is the case, then I think our goals should include something which stretches us." ~ Jack Canfield

"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death." ~ Albert Einstein

"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

"Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself." ~ Julia Cameron

"You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety." ~ Abraham Maslow

"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work." ~ Calvin Coolidge

"Knowledge is a plant of slow growth." ~ Thomas Cooper

"Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold." ~ Leo Tolstoy

"People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die." ~ Plato

"When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow." ~ Anais Nin