GROWTH Quotations

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A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows. - John Powell

Adversity precedes growth. - Rosemarie Rossetti

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

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. - Henry Miller

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. - Denis Waitley

Change is inevitable, but growth is intentional. - Unknown

Don't go through life; grow through life. - Eric Butterworth

Every artist was first an amateur. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every moment of one’s existence one is growing into more or retreating into less.
- Norman Mailer

Every now and then, bite off more than you can chew. - Kobi Yamada

Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want. - Dan Stanford

Growth begins when we start to accept our own weaknesses. - Jean Vanier

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. - Gail Sheehy

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. - Pearl S Buck

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out, that's when I've really learned. - Carol Burnett

If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing. - Gail Sheehy

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living. - Gail Sheehy

If you only do what you know you can do - you never do very much. - Tom Krause

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If your life is ever going to get better, you'll have to take risks. There is simply no way you can grow without taking chances. - David Viscot

It is through seeking that you will grow. - Hyemeyohsts Storm

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. - E E Cummings

It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing. - H Stanley Judd

It’s very hard to grow, because it’s difficult to let go of the models of ourselves in which we’ve invested so heavily. - Baba Ram Dass

Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process. - Anne Wilson Schaef

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

Life is Change. Growth is Optional. Choose Wisely. - Karen Kaiser Clark

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. - Alice Walker

Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny. - George Dana Boardman

That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. - Friedrich Nietzsche

The challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul's growth. - Marianne Williamson

The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. - Aleister Crowley

The only time you are actually growing is when you are uncomfortable! - T Harv Eker

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. - Mortimer Adler

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. - Henri Bergson

Unless you try and do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow.
- C.R. Lawton

We are closest to people when we help them grow. - Milton Mayeroff

We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life. - James Freeman Clarke

We grow into that which we admire. - Emmet Fox

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. - Richard Bach

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. - Anais Nin

You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety. - Abraham Maslow

You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. - Irish Proverb

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