65 Growth Quotes On Success In Life

These growth quotes will inspire you. Growth, a stage or condition in increasing, developing, or maturing, something that has grown or is growing.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging growth quotes, growth sayings, and growth proverbs.

Best Growth Quotes

  1. “We find comfort among those who agree with us growth among those who don’t.” ~ Frank A. Clark
  2. “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. “All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.” ~ Ellen Glasgow
  4. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” ~ Andy Rooney

  5. “Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  6. “I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  7. “Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.” ~ Bruce Lee
  8. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” ~ Napoleon Hill

  9. “Expect your every need to be met, expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level, expect to grow spiritually. You are not living by human laws. Expect miracles and see them take place. Hold ever before you the thought of prosperity and abundance and know that doing so sets in motion forces that will bring it into being.” ~ Eileen Caddy
  10. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness” ~ Jean Vanier
  11. “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  12. “If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” ~ John C. Maxwell

  13. “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
  14. “Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  15. “When you plant seeds in the garden, you don’t dig them up every day to see if they have sprouted yet. You simply water them and clear away the weeds; you know that the seeds will grow in time. Similarly, just do your daily practice and cultivate a kind heart. Abandon impatience and instead be content creating the causes for goodness; the results will come when they’re ready.” ~ Thubten Chodron
  16. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  17. “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” ~ William Shakespeare
  18. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~ Anais Nin
  19. “The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.” ~ George Eliot
  20. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~ e. e. cummings

  21. “A feeling of continuous growth is a wonderful source of motivation and self-confidence.” ~ Brian Tracy , Self growth quotes
  22. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  23. “Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees” ~ J. Willard Marriott
  24. “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” ~ Ronald Reagan

  25. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  26. “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
  27. “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” ~ James Cash Penney
  28. “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” ~ Albert Einstein

  29. “I’m a big believer in growth. Life is not about achievement, it’s about learning and growth, and developing qualities like compassion, patience, perseverance, love, and joy, and so forth. And so if that is the case, then I think our goals should include something which stretches us.” ~ Jack Canfield
  30. “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 E. Frankl
  31. “Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.” ~ Julia Cameron
  32. “You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.” ~ Abraham Maslow

  33. “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.” ~ Calvin Coolidge , Growth quotes work
  34. “Knowledge is a plant of slow growth.” ~ Thomas Cooper
  35. “Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.” ~ Leo Tolstoy
  36. “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

  37. “When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.” ~ Anais Nin
  38. “All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.” ~ Henry Miller
  39. “It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Life will reveal answers at the pace life wishes to do so. You feel like running, but life is on a stroll. This is how God does things.” ~ Donald Miller
  40. “Develop what you lack.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

  41. “To me I seem to be constantly growing. I must respond to varying conditions, yet remain changeless within.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  42. “Everything that is great in life is the product of slow growth; the newer, and greater, and higher, and nobler the work, the slower is its growth, the surer is its lasting success. Mushrooms attain their full power in a night; oaks require decades. A fad lives its life in a few weeks; a philosophy lives through generations and centuries.” ~ William George Jordan
  43. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  44. “All growth depends upon activity.” ~ Calvin Coolidge

  45. “Big doors swing on little hinges.” ~ W. Clement Stone
  46. “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  47. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition.” ~ Mark Twain
  48. “Growth is the only evidence of life.” ~ John Henry Newman

  49. “Look at each day as a chance to invest life into life. A chance to share your experience and deposit it into someone else’s conscience. Each day is a chance to work miracles in the lives of others.” ~ Jim Rohn
  50. “Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.” ~ Susan L. Taylor
  51. “Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  52. “You don’t need to change the world; you need to change yourself.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz

  53. “A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.” ~ Pearl S. Buck
  54. “Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  55. “Forgiveness is a process of giving up the old for something new. Old experiences and memories that we hold on to in anger, resentment, shame, or guilt cloud our spirit mind. The truth is, everything that has happened had to happen. It was a growth experience. There was something you needed to know or learn. If you stay angry, hurt, afraid, ashamed, or guilty, you miss the lesson. You will be stuck in a cloud of pain.” ~ Iyanla Vanzant
  56. “Growth has failed on its own terms. You can’t have infinite growth in a world of finite resources.” ~ Andrew Simms

  57. “You cannot hammer a girl into anything. She grows as a flower does, she will wither without sun; she will decay in her sheath as a narcissus will if you do not give her air enough; she might fall and defile her head in dust if you leave her without help at some moments in her life; but you cannot fetter her; she must take her own fair form and way if she take any.” ~ John Ruskin
  58. “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.” ~ Albert Einstein
  59. “Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.” ~ Pearl S. Buck
  60. “I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.” ~ Henry Miller

  61. “We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another, unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made of layers, cells, constellations.” ~ Anais Nin
  62. “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” ~ Virginia Satir
  63. “Growth is a spiral process, doubling back on itself, reassessing and regrouping.” ~ Julia Margaret Cameron

  64. “Change is growth. For me, it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.” ~ Lenny Kravitz
  65. “Murder is a plant of slow growth.” ~ Mignon G. Eberhart

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