Quotes on Growth

“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

“If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.”
― Steve Maraboli

“Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?”
― John Keats

“We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.”
― Walter Mosley, Blue Light

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.”
― Sigmund Freud

“Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.”
― Heath L. Buckmaster

“A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.”
― Paul Klee

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”
― Andy Rooney

“My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.”
― Marcel Proust

“I suppose sooner or later in the life of everyone comes a moment of trial. We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end.”
― Daphne Du Maurier

“You learn something valuable from all of the significant events and people, but you never touch your true potential until you challenge yourself to go beyond imposed limitations.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“You’ll never be able to grow if you’re afraid to lose people during the process. Sometimes past relationships don’t belong in new seasons.” Trent Trenton

“Catch on fire if you must, sometimes everything needs to burn to the ground so that we may grow.” A. J. Lawless

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” James Cash Penney

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” Andy Rooney

“Growth is simply learning how to suffer gracefully, elegantly and not letting your pain completely tear you apart.” Nikita Gill

“Real growth is when you start checking and correcting yourself.” Anonymous

“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” John Maxwell

“Personal growth is not a matter of learning new information but unlearning old limits.” Alan Cohen

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.” Lao Tzu

“I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” Ginni Rometty

“Growth can be painful, change can be painful but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” Charles H. Spurgeon

“Growth is often a painful process.” Elbert Hubbard

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” Gail Sheehy

“Transitions are almost always signs of growth but they can bring feelings of loss. To ger somewhere new, we may have to leave somewhere else behind.” Fred Rogers

“In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening. So rather than thinking, oh, I’m going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow, here’s a chance to grow.” Carol S. Dweck

“Change is inevitable but personal growth is a choice.” Bob Proctor

“From change comes growth.” Jon Stewart

“Why resist change when it’s the main source of your growth.” Robin Sharma

“Life does not always give you what you want but if you look closely you will see that it gives you what you need for your growth.” Leon Brown

“Commitment to love – to growth, to authentic power is an everyday application of your will.” Gary Zukav

“The challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul’s growth.” Marianne Williamson

“Growth means change and change involves risk, stepping from the known to the unknown.” George Shinn

“Every experience makes you grow.” Anonymous

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” John F. Kennedy

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” Napoleon Hill

Whatever makes you uncomfortable is your biggest opportunity for growth. – Bryant H. McGill

Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. – Mandy Hale

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. – John C. Maxwell

We miss the height of our fullest potential by not engaging the quiet parade of days. – John Soforic

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement. – Jeremiah Say

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die. – Plato

Growth occurs when one goes beyond one’s limits. Realizing that is also part of training. – Uchiha Itachi

The real growth happens with what you do after you’re at the wall. – Darren Hardy

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. – Lao Tzu

Growth inside fuels growth outside. – John C. Maxwell

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. – Benjamin Franklin

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. – Viktor Frankl

You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. – Evan Esar

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