86+ Best Growth Quotes To Spark Your Life

These motivational growth quotes will change how you see the world and will really get you thinking in a way you may not have thought about before.

What are the benefits of reading some powerful growth quotes? As we go through each day, there are many ups and downs. We all need a little wisdom to remember what really matters and possibly change our perspectives.

Inspirational growth quotes have made an insightful positive impact in my life and I’m sure they will make a difference in yours as well. These positive quotes on growth will open up your mind to see situations in your life with more clarity and understanding.

Inspirational Growth Quotes

Every problem is a gift. Without them we wouldn’t grow. Tony Robbins

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. Albert Einstein

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. Molière

Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you. George Whitefield

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

All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. Ellen Glasgow

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. Confucius

Inside of every problem lies an opportunity.  Robert Kiposaki

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

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

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman

A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it. Ray Davis

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

Hope and change are hard-fought things. Michelle Obama

There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.  Usain Bolt

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

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Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.  Thomas Edison

Everything happens for a reason and sometimes that reason is you’re not prepared for life today so just take a nap and try again. Nitya Prakash

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

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

Powerful Growth Quotes

Every experience makes you grow. Anonymous

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden

A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.  Ray Davis

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 sail away from the safe harbor. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess. The Dalai Lama

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge. Terry Bradshaw

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

Fail. Learn. Grow. Anonymous

As the physically weak man can make himself strong by careful and patient training, so the man of weak thoughts can make them strong by exercising himself in right thinking. James Allen

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. Buddha

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If you are going through a time of discouragement, there is a time or great personal growth ahead. Oswald Chambers

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. Henry Ford

A man’s true delight is to do the things he was made for. Marcus Aurelius

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Teddy Roosevelt

It’s your game; make up your own rules. Barbara Corcoran

A winner is a dreamer who never gives up. Nelson Mandela

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau

There is one single thread binding my way together…the way of the Master consists in doing one’s best…that is all. Confucius

What holds most people back isn’t the quality of their ideas, but their lack of faith in themselves. You have to live your life as if you are already where you want to be. Russell Simmons

Deep Growth Quotes

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.  Winston Churchill

We will either find a way, or make one!  Hannibal

Our greatest glory comes not from never failing, but rising every time we fall. Confucius

Risk more than others think is safe.  Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. Claude T. Bissell

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. Robert H. Schuller

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt

The two most important days in your life are the day you’re born and the day you discover why. Mark Twain

Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them. T. Harv Eker

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 harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. Eckhart Tolle, The Power Of Now

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Remember, you were created to be a champion and ready for any battle. Pernell Stoney

The problem human beings face is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed. Michelangelo

You have to begin to tell the story of your life as you now want it to be and discontinue the tales of how it has been or of how it is. Esther and Jerry Hicks

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how Friedrich Nietzsche

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.~Earl Nightingale

The hugest pile of challenges and hardships will not hold back a needle of the clock. Roy A. Ngansop

Work hard now. Don’t wait. If you work hard enough, you’ll be given what you deserve. Shaquille O’Neal

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. Benjamin Spock

Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua J. Marine

Don’t take anything personally. Nothings others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering. Don Miguel Ruiz

Positive Growth Quotes

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor E. Frankl

You must be the change you want to see in the world.  Mahatma Ghandi

Don’t tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work.~Arthur Rubenstein

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass…it’s about learning how to dance in the rain. William Shakespeare

“In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. Drew Barrymore

You don’t have to have a small fortune to achieve your dreams. You simply must overcome the obstacles that get in your way and be willing to triumph over your fear and take a leap of faith. Alicia Garcia

We see men who have accumulated great fortunes, but we often recognize only their triumph, overlooking the temporary defeats which they had to surmount before “arriving. Napoleon Hill

Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis. Zig Ziglar

If not now, when? If not here, where? If not me, who? Steve Geiger

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. Helen Keller

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The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. Steve Jobs

The difference between the difficult and the impossible is that the impossible takes a little longer time. Lady Aberdeen

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

It is not length of life, but depth of life that matters. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. J. M. Barrie

The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground. Anonymous

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

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

An education is not so much about making a living as making a person. Tara Westover

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