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Top 74 Personal Development Quotes (SUCCESS)

Top 10 Most Famous Personal Development Quotes (BEST)

Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal growth.”

John C. Maxwell
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
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
Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own. — Bruce Lee
Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own. — Bruce Lee
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment. - Stephen Covey
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment. – Stephen Covey
The swiftest way to triple your success is to double your investment in personal development. - Robin Sharma
The swiftest way to triple your success is to double your investment in personal development. – Robin Sharma

“In order to be knowledgeable in these changing times, we must pursue a constant program of self-improvement, a never-ending journey into new fields of knowledge and learning.”

Og Mandino
Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time and energy needed to develop yourself. ― Denis Waitley
Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time and energy needed to develop yourself. ― Denis Waitley
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
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
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. - Albert Einstein
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – Albert Einstein
The mind is just like a muscle - the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand. ― Idowu Koyenikan
The mind is just like a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand. ― Idowu Koyenikan

13 Inspirational Quotes on Personal Development (GROWTH)

“The important thing is that we must be constantly moving forward – yes, the progressive realization of a predetermined goal. And our growth should never end.”

Og Mandino
Don't go through life, grow through life. - Eric Butterworth
Don’t go through life, grow through life. – Eric Butterworth
The only journey is the journey within. — Rainer Maria Rilke
The only journey is the journey within. — Rainer Maria Rilke
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. ― Ernest Hemingway
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. ― Ernest Hemingway

“Sometimes in life we take a leap of faith. Remember, the leap is not about getting from one side to the other. It’s simply about taking the leap… and trusting the air, the universal breath, will support your wings so that you may sour.”

Kristi Bowman
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. - Shonda Rhimes
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. – Shonda Rhimes
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. ― Henry David Thoreau
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. ― Henry David Thoreau
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. - Henry Ward Beecher
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. – Henry Ward Beecher

“Be patient with yourself. You are growing stronger every day. The weight of the world will become lighter… and you will begin to shine brighter. Don’t give up.”

Robert Tew
Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less. ―Norman Mailer
Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less. ―Norman Mailer
If you are moving forward in your life, If you are progressing personally, professionally emotionally, spiritually – you will be happy. - Tony Robbins
If you are moving forward in your life, If you are progressing personally, professionally emotionally, spiritually – you will be happy. – Tony Robbins
Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. ― Morihei Ueshiba
Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. ― Morihei Ueshiba

13 Quotes About Personal Development and Change

Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before. ― Pat Summitt
Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before. ― Pat Summitt
Let him who would move the world first move himself. ― Socrates
Let him who would move the world first move himself. ― Socrates
We must become the change we want to see. — Mahatma Gandhi
We must become the change we want to see. — Mahatma Gandhi
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are. - Oprah Winfrey
We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are. – Oprah Winfrey
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
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
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. – Confucius
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. – Confucius
It is never too late to be who you might have been. - George Eliot
It is never too late to be who you might have been. – George Eliot
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. — Will Durant
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. — Will Durant
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. - Maya Angelou
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. - Les Brown
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. – Les Brown
Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude toward us. - John N. Mitchell
Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude toward us. – John N. Mitchell
If you are under the impression you have already perfected yourself, you will never rise to the heights you are no doubt capable of. ― Kazuo Ishiguro
If you are under the impression you have already perfected yourself, you will never rise to the heights you are no doubt capable of. ― Kazuo Ishiguro
Do not get obsolete like an old technology, keep innovating yourself. ― Sukant Ratnakar
Do not get obsolete like an old technology, keep innovating yourself. ― Sukant Ratnakar

12 Quotes on Personal Development and Success

“Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.”

Earl Nightingale
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. - Confucius
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. – Confucius
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. - Thomas Jefferson
I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. – Thomas Jefferson
Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you to achieve your goals. ― Brian Tracy
Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you to achieve your goals. ― Brian Tracy
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it. Rather, it’s that we aim too low and we reach it. - Michelangelo
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it. Rather, it’s that we aim too low and we reach it. – Michelangelo
Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you. ― Robin Sharma
Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you. ― Robin Sharma
For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head. ― Benjamin Franklin
For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head. ― Benjamin Franklin
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Edison
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. - W. Clement Stone
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. – W. Clement Stone
Income seldom exceeds personal development. ― Jim Rohn
Income seldom exceeds personal development. ― Jim Rohn
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. - Babe Ruth
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. – Babe Ruth
There's only one growth strategy: work hard. - William Hague
There’s only one growth strategy: work hard. – William Hague

12 Quotes that will Inspire You to Take Action on Your Personal Development

“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.”

Mark Twain
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default. - J.K. Rowling
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. – J.K. Rowling
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. - Amelia Earhart
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. – Amelia Earhart
Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life. - Deborah Day
Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life. – Deborah Day
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. - Maya Angelou
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. – Maya Angelou
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
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
When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. - Malala Yousafzai
When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. – Malala Yousafzai
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. - Ella Fitzgerald
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. – Ella Fitzgerald
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. - Carl Bard
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Carl Bard
Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb
Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still. – Chinese Proverb
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. - Albert Einstein
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein
Learn to work harder on yourself than on your job. - Jim Rohn
Learn to work harder on yourself than on your job. – Jim Rohn

14 Quotes on Personal Development that will Make You Think (WISDOM)

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
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
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
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
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. - Jane Goodall
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. – Jane Goodall
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are. - Bernice Johnson Reagon
Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound. - James Allen
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound. – James Allen
If there is no struggle, there is no progress. - Frederick Douglass
If there is no struggle, there is no progress. – Frederick Douglass
I've got a theory that if you give 100% all the time, somehow things will work out in the end. - Larry Bird
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all the time, somehow things will work out in the end. – Larry Bird
Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. - Hillary Clinton
Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. – Hillary Clinton
If you don't make the time to work on creating the life you want, you're eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don't want. - Kevin Ngo
If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want. – Kevin Ngo
With self-discipline most anything is possible. - Theodore Roosevelt
With self-discipline most anything is possible. – Theodore Roosevelt
What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. — Napoleon Hill
What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. — Napoleon Hill
Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. - Paulo Coelho
Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. – Paulo Coelho

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