68+ Best Improvement Quotes to Unlock Your Power

Improvement is the process of a thing moving from one state to a state considered to be better, usually through some action intended to bring about that better state. Profoundly inspirational improvement quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Improvement Quotes

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

Become addicted to constant and never ending self improvement.  Anthony J. D’Angelo

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein

Be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to criticize others.

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

If you continuously compete with others, you become bitter, but if you continuously compete with yourself you become better.

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

Do something today that your future self will thank you for

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

When everything seems like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top.

Don’t go through life, grow through life. Eric Butterworth

Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends. Brian Tracy

We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are. Oprah Winfrey

Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person from yesterday

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. Bernice Johnson Reagon

Be the type of person you want to meet

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. Amelia Earhart

There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.

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

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. Aldous Huxley

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Frederick Douglass

Love yourself enough to work harder.

I would like to think that all of my successes in life are really just the fruit of my failures. Yvie Oddly

It is not as much about who you used to, as it is about who you choose to be Sanhita Baruah

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

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. Ernest Hemingway

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

Those who seek a better life must first become a better person. Jim Rohn

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. Paulo Coelho

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

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Confucius

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

Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune.  Jim Rohn

By doing the work to love ourselves more, I believe we will love each other better.  Laverne Cox

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. Aldous Huxley

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

In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are. Max De Pree

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

Those who seek a better life must first become a better person. Jim Rohn

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

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

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

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 soar. Kristi Bowman

Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. Steve Jobs

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

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. Jim Rohn

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

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. Lord Byron

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

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Permit yourself to change your mind when something is no longer working for you. Nedra Glover Tawwab

Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow. Lawrence Clark Powell

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

To achieve your dreams, you must embrace adversity and make failure a regular part of your life. If you’re not failing, you’re probably not really moving forward. John C. Maxwell

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

Through discipline comes freedom. Aristotle

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

You’ll see it when you believe it. Wayne Dyer

Pain, pleasure and death are no more than a process for existence. The revolutionary struggle in this process is a doorway open to intelligence. Frida Kahlo

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear. Dale Carnegie

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

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

Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. Dale Carnegie

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