Personal Growth And Development Quotes by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand, Miguel de Cervantes, Lord Chesterfield, Amos Bronson Alcott, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and many others.
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.
Heed the still small voice that so seldom leads us wrong, and never into folly.
Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world
If you have an hour, will you not improve that hour, instead of idling it away?
Your real influence is measured by your treatment of yourself.
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don’t think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
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.
We are either progressing or retrograding all the while; there is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.
Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own.
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.
Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.
If you can dream it, you can make it so.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.