90+ Best Self Growth Quotes to Unlock Your Power

Self growth refers to a life-long process to improve one’s own performance through formal and informal approaches. Profoundly inspirational self growth quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Self Growth Quotes

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

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

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

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. Denis Waitley

Know who you are, and be it. Know what you want, and go out and get it! Carroll Bryant

To double your income and success, triple your investment in personal development and professional mastery. Robin Sharma

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

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

The greatest gift you can give to somebody is your own personal development. Jim Rohn

If you know what to do to reach your goal, it’s not a big enough goal. Bob Proctor

Your inner strength is your outer foundation. Allan Rufus

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If the people in your circle aren’t contributing to your growth, then you’re not in a circle… you’re in a cage. Kianu Starr

We all have something that we are meant to do. Your genius will shine through, and happiness will fill your life, the instant you discover your higher purpose you will then direct all your energies towards it. Robin Sharma

Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time, and energy needed to develop yourself. Denis Waitley

Make a pledge to yourself right now, to declare that you are worth your time and energy. Deborah Day

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

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

It’s really not your business what others are doing. What matters is what you’re doing. Clyde Lee Dennis

You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making. Stephen Richards

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves. Bob Proctor

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

Curiosity improved the cat. Brandon Nankivell

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

We all have internal struggles and personal challenges. Do not let anyone make you feel bad about yours. Izey Victoria Odiase

Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you to achieve your goals. Brian Tracy

It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack. Germany Kent 

It is in the deconstruction of ourselves that we begin to build our lives. Delora Argiro OBrien

Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self. B. R. Ambedkar

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Amazing Self Growth Quotes

An education is not so much about making a living as making a person. Tara Westover

What we call our destiny is truly our character and that character can be altered. The knowledge that we are responsible for our actions and attitudes does not need to be discouraging, because it also means that we are free to change this destiny. Anaïs Nin

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Les Brown

Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. Eckhart Tolle

What holds most people back isn’t the quality of their ideas, but their lack of faith in themselves. You have to live your life as if you are already where you want to be. Russell Simmons

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. Buddha

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before. Pat Summitt

The greatest investment you’ll ever make is investing in you. Wesam Fawzi

Don’t take anything personally. Nothings others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering. Don Miguel Ruiz

Manners and politeness will never become old-fashioned. Oscar Auliq Ice

So what is the difference between power thinking” and positive” thinking? The distinction is slight but profound. To me, people use positive thinking to pretend that everything is rosy, when they really believe that it’s not. With power thinking, we understand that everything is neutral, that nothing has meaning except for the meaning we give it, and that we are going to make up a story and give something it’s meaning. T. Harv Eker

See yourself living in abundance and you will attract it. It always works, it works every time with every person. Bob Proctor

It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Donald Miller

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world Helen Keller 

Progress comes with practice, and practice comes with purpose. Know your why. Melissa Steginus

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become. Eli Cohen

We see men who have accumulated great fortunes, but we often recognize only their triumph, overlooking the temporary defeats which they had to surmount before arriving. Napoleon Hill

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We are either moving forward or moving backward. There is no such thing as standing still. Becky Williamson-Martin

The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, I was wrong. Sydney J. Harris

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

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word Coeur, meaning heart.” Thus just as one’s heart, by pumping blood to one’s arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values wither away into mere facsimiles of virtue. Rollo May

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. Henry David Thoreau

There’s only one investment that will never go down — an investment in yourself. Frank Sonnenberg

Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness. Jean Vanier

Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis. Zig Ziglar

So, what if, instead of thinking about solving you whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow. Rainbow Rowell

Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less. Norman Mailer

You have to begin to tell the story of your life as you now want it to be and discontinue the tales of how it has been or of how it is. Esther and Jerry Hicks

Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness. Deborah Day

We can’t become what we want to be by remaining what we are. Max DePree

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be the change you want to see in this world. Gandhi

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Top Self Growth Quotes

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 harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

The gift of willingness is the only thing that stands between the quiet desperation of a disingenuous life and the actualization of unexpressed potential. Jim McDonald

The key to ultimate happiness and fulfillment lies within our own transformation. The more we learn and grow and evolve as individuals, the more we will find happiness and satisfaction in relationships, work and life. Kristi Bowman

Life is never incomplete if it is an honorable one. At whatever point you leave life, if you leave it in the right way, it is whole. Seneca

Don’t allow yourself to be satisfied with your success. Critique what you’ve achieved and ask what you can learn from others. Oscar Auliq-Ice

The top players in every field think differently when all the marbles are on the line. Great performers focus on what they are doing, and nothing else…They let it happen, let it go. They couldn’t care less about the results. John Eliot

A man’s true delight is to do the things he was made for. Marcus Aurelius

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

What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

If pain doesn’t lead to humility, you have wasted your suffering. Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. Jim Rohn

A bad day for your ego is a great day for your soul. Jillian Michaels 

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

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu

Your job is to be the best that you can possibly be. Brain Tracy

As the physically weak man can make himself strong by careful and patient training, so the man of weak thoughts can make them strong by exercising himself in right thinking. James Allen

But until a person can say deeply and honestly, I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” that person cannot say, I choose otherwise. Stephen R. Covey

There is one single thread binding my way together…the way of the Master consists in doing one’s best…that is all. Confucius

Thoughts frame your portrait, action paints it. Charles F. Glassman

In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess. The Dalai Lama

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. Nelson Mandela 

Having healthy boundaries not only requires being able to say no”, but also being willing and able to enforce that no” when necessary. Jessica Moore

Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission. Zig Ziglar

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

The longest journey is the journey inward.”- Dag Hammarskjold

You are too great an entity to keep yourself all to yourself: purposefulness in life comes through sharing what you have to offer with others. Kain Ramsay

You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow. Idowu Koyenikan

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor E. Frankl,

Visionary decision-making happens at the intersection of intuition and logic. Paul O’Brien

You don’t need to change the world; you need to change yourself. Don Miguel Ruiz

Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor. Brian Tracy

I want to grow. I want to be better. You Grow. We all grow. We’re made to grow. Tupac Shakur

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