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Motivational Personal Growth Quotes

May these quotes about Personal Growth inspire and motivate you.

Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage
did I start on the path of personal growth.
- Judith Wright

For my own personal growth I had to set out on my own.
- Frank Press

We've observed that people who stall in their personal
growth work often have counterproductive soft addictions
that stand in their way of growth and having the life they say they want.
It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project.
- Judith Wright

Chris was a friend of mine, I loved him.
I didn't see him for 18 months before he died,
but I'd met him several times after the accident.
What was remarkable was his personal growth in his interior life.
- Margot Kidder


 

In my early professionals years I was asking the question:
How can I treat,
or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase
the question in this way:
How can I provide a relationship which this person
may use for his own personal growth?
- Carl Rogers

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal
growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom,
innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
- Bo Bennett

Close friends contribute to our personal growth.
They also contribute to our personal pleasure,
making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer,
the laughter ring louder because they are there.
- Judith Viorst


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Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

I know, to banish anger altogether
from one's breast is a difficult task.
It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort.
It can be done only by God's grace.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I put aside personal preferences and step forward to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet
believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment,
and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility
in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be
surrounded by loved ones.
- Kiana Tom

It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any
level without leaving traces,
bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

My mother was a personal friend of God's.
They had ongoing conversations.
- Della Reese

Belief transcends ritual, structure and societal expectation.
It is an enlivening, intensely personal
core to our being. Our way of being.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Women's rights is not only an abstraction,
a cause; it is also a personal affair.
It is not only about us; it is also about me and you.
Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

Get up-close-and-personal:
Life looks different when you really get involved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010,
and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
- Ray Kurzweil

Personal transformation can and does have global effects.
As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us.
The revolution that will save the world
is ultimately a personal one.
- Marianne Williamson

Set and enforce your personal boundaries.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I left the "eye for an eye" God
when I walked out of Bible school,
but God Within is a daily part of my personal experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot
be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
- John Stuart Mill

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry.
He decides who's going to build.
- Larry Ellison

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined,
worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Men of authority have employed all the destructive
agents around them to promote their own personal interests
at the sacrifice of every just,
honorable, and lawful consideration.
- John White Geary

In both business and personal life, I've always found
that travel inspires me more than anything else I do.
Evidence of the languages, cultures,
scenery,
food, and design sensibilities that I discover all
over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
- Ivanka Trump

I guess it is the sense of personal satisfaction that
racing gives you that I am probably going to miss,
because in racing you get that feedback very quickly.
- Bobby Rahal

I've been very blessed in my personal life and in my
career and I have never been ungrateful for what I have.
- Mandy Patinkin

But epistemology is always and inevitably personal.
The point of the probe is always in the heart of the explorer:
What is my answer to the question of the nature of knowing?
- Gregory Bateson

I had to focus on some personal areas in my life with
the little bit of privacy that I have.
- Mario Vazquez

For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle;
and one faces down fears of today so that those of
tomorrow might be engaged.
- Alice Walker

I work from a personal place, and the work has personal meaning for me.
- Jim Hodges

I have not much interest in anyone's personal history after the tenth year,
not even my own.
Whatever one was going to be was all prepared before that.
- Katherine Anne Porter

I never talk about my personal life.
After these rumours, I definitely do not want to comment on anything.
- Ajay Devgan

Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion
gives you more control over your life.
Personal organization some how releases or frees you
to operate more effectively.
- Larry King

Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing.
- Calvin Coolidge

It was a very emotional dinner...
Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave
her words of encouragement and inspiration.
Everyone tried to remain positive.
- Lil' Kim

It's curious how we act in moments of personal despair.
- Lawrence Welk

But there's still an avenue for smaller comics and personal expression.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

He taught me literature, and he actually taught me how to read.
He was my personal mentor.
- Shimon Peres

I don't talk about my personal life with the press.
- Topher Grace

From a personal point of view I want some medals because
that is what you aim for when you start out playing.
- Jamie Redknapp

Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep
him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind.
- Gene Fowler

Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism,
for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
- Sydney J. Harris

My relationship with "Pollyanna" is a very personal one,
because Pollyanna got me through my childhood.
- Eleanor Porter

Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy,
for instance, is a relatively young idea -
only about 300 years old in this country.
- Daniel Greenberg

In L.A., if you're an actor, your personal and professional
lives are too intertwined.
- Jena Malone

The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one.
Property does not have rights.
People have rights.
- Potter Stewart

Moral choices do not depend on personal preference
and private decision but on right reason and,
I would add, divine order.
- Basil Hume

And if we make the process political,
if we start to make it personal, we're actually going
to frustrate good public policy,
in terms of managing this money.
- Michael Chertoff

I'm sorry if the following sounds combative and excessively personal,
but that's my general style.
- Ian Jackson


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