98+ Best Self Improvement Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Self-improvement is the improvement of one’s knowledge, status, or character by one’s own efforts. Inspirational self improvement quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Most Famous Self Improvement Quotes

Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of. – Markus Zusak

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always be where you’ve always been. – T.D. Jakes

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

A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still. – Dale Carnegie

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You’ve got to have rules to live by, and one of mine is always say yes. Put yourself in danger of something amazing happening to you. – Tom Bilyeu

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. – George Bernard Shaw

The health of your brain is much more about your actions than your age. – Dr. Daniel Amen

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

My life constantly under construction. There’s always something to improve. Anonymous

You’re either green and growing or you’re ripe and rotting. – John Addison

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. – William Faulkner

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. – Pearl S. Buck

Change is your friend not your foe; change is a brilliant opportunity to grow. – Simon T. Bailey

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself. – Madonna

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

Growth is actually contagious, so if you want to reach your goals, you’ve got to get around people who are going in the same direction you want to be going, and you will catch the success. – Dr. Henry Cloud

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

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

The key to heppiness is really progress and growth and constantly working on yourself and developing something. – Lewis Howes

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

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

Beginning today, set an intention and a relentless focus on living your life as the greatest person you can be, in all situations. – Brendon Burchard

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world that is the myth of the atomic age as in being able to remake ourselves. – Mahatma Gandhi

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

If you can see yourself as an artist, and you can see that your life is your own creation, then why not create the most beautiful story for yourself? – Miguel Ruiz

Improvement begins with I.

You must do the thing you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior. – Confucius

Leap off the fence of indecision. Get out of the ‘Want to Lane’ and put yourself into the ‘Got to Lane.’ – Gloria Mayfield Banks

Work harder than everybody. You’re not going to get it by whining, and you’re not going to get it by shouting, and you’re not going to get it by quitting. You’re going to get it by being there. – Barbara Walters

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

The time is now. Stop hitting the snooze button on your life. – Mel Robbins

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

Work on yourself more than you do on your job. Jim Rohn

The dreaming has to be backed up by the doing. – Carrie Wilkerson

Things do not grow better; they remain as they are. It is we who grow better, by the changes we make in ourselves. – Swami Vivekananda

You only grow when you are alone. – Paul Newman

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for. – Socrates

When you are at that intersection in the road and you’ve got two paths to go down, because of the impact of certain people in your life, you’re able to choose the right path. – Jason Witten

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

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have laboured hard for. – Socrates

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

Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself. – Bill Gates

The problem with self-improvement is knowing when to quit. – David Lee Roth

What are the aims which are at the same time duties? They are perfecting of ourselves, the happiness of others. – Immanuel Kant

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

Be the type of person you want to meet.

Each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity. – Marie Curie

Man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. – Will Rogers

There is always room for improvement.

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

Never neglect an opportunity for self-improvement.

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. – Carl R. Rogers

Let us strive to improve ourselves, for we cannot remain stationary; one either progresses or retrogrades. – Mme. Du Deffand

Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy

The safest principle through life, instead of reforming others, is to set about perfecting yourself. – B. R. Haydon

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

Love yourself enough to work harder.

Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement. – Baltasar Gracian

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

Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work. – Michael Jordan

We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own to do list. – Michelle Obama

When I had challenges, it taught me to be more on top of it for the future. Things go wrong all the time when you’re running your own business, but it’s how you perceive it and deal with it that matters. – Lori Greiner

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. – William Faulkner

The desire for self-improvement is vital. There is no point in pushing children; they need to be the ones who want to learn new skills. – Tony Buzan

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

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

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

Let us cultivate our garden. – Voltaire

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

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve. – Bill Gates

Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent. – Maxwell Maltz

Do your best, and be a little better than you are. – Gordon B. Hinckley

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. – Albert Einstein

In your own life it’s important to know how spectacular you are. – Steve Maraboli

When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points. – Confucius

I’ve done a lot of self-improvement. I’m always working on being a better person. – Joel Madden

A scrap of paper and a stub of a pencil beats the best memory. – Michael Wardinski

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

What you dislike in another take care to correct in yourself. – Thomas Sprat

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou

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

Never neglect an opportunity for improvement. – Sir William Jones

Sometimes it’s the people you can’t help who inspire you the most. – Melinda Gates

Whenever you see a man who is successful in society, try to discover what makes him pleasing, and if possible adopt his system. – Benjamin Disraeli

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison

Live up to the best that is in you: Live noble lives, as you all may, in whatever condition you may find yourselves. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy. – Oliver Goldsmith

Practice yourself in little things, and thence proceed to greater. – Epictetus

Self-improvement books, friends, and polite strangers often tell soothing lies about our physical appearance that prevent many of us from facing, discussing, and solving our real problems. – Martha Beck

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. – George Bernard Shaw

Remedy your deficiencies, and your merits will take care of themselves. – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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