The only obstacle to success is your own limitations.
Personal growth is an arduous task that is born of awareness, motivation and the change of perspective with which you see life. The following personal growth, self-improvement and success quotes are a very useful tool for reflection and learning, and a wonderful incentive to get started on the long and exciting road to success.
Motivational quotes about personal growth
Do you want to overcome your own limitations to discover your true potential? Have you started a process of liberation and personal growth, and do you need support? These quotes will help you think about who you really are and what you are capable of.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
You only grow when you are alone.
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.
Don't judge yourself by your past; you no longer live there.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
Never stop smiling not even when you're sad, someone might fall in love with your smile.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
The first act of honoring the self is the assertion of consciousness.
I think personal growth has much to do with acting ability.
There are no such things as limits to growth, because there are no limits to the human capacity for intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
If you have to swallow a frog, don't stare at it too long.
If we are growing we are always going to be outside our comfort zone
Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you.
Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
Learn to deal with the fact that you are not a perfect person but you are a person that deserves respect and honesty.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Happiness is the secret to all beauty.
What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized sooner.
That I exist is a perpetual surprise which is life.
The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Inspiring success quotes
Success is something very relative: for some, it is to succeed in the professional field, for others to overcome their own limitations, and for many, it is found in immaterial things such as love and friendship. No matter what your personality is like, these quotes will inspire you.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Kites rise against, not with the wind.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
Don't let anyone steal your dream. It's your dream, not theirs.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Do not sit around waiting for things to come to you. Fight for what you want, take responsibility for yourself.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
Men are not made from easy victories, but based on great defeats.
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.
Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.
We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
The trouble is, you think you have time.
Enthusiasm moves the world.
Put all you are into the smallest thing you do.
How could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
Self-improvement quotes to make you think
When you don't find the strength you need to keep up with your change and evolution, self-improvement quotes are often very useful to think about who you are, what you need, where you come from and where you're going. Find out with the following quotes.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Always remember... You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
When you do what you fear most, then you can do anything.
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.
The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves.
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear, and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.
What would you do if you weren't afraid?
Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.