65 Self Improvement Quotes On Success In Life

These self improvement quotes will inspire you. The process of making yourself a better or more knowledgeable person can be called self-improvement or the improvement of one’s knowledge, status, or character by one’s own efforts.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging self improvement quotes, self improvement sayings, and self improvement proverbs.

Best Self Improvement Quotes

  1. “A man only learns by two things; one is reading and the other is association with smarter people.” ~ Will Rogers
  2. “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” ~ Confucius
  3. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ~ Jim Rohn
  4. “Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.” ~ Washington Irving

  5. “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  6. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” ~ Winston Churchill , Self improvement quotes change
  7. “In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” ~ Max De Pree
  8. “Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help.” ~ John C. Maxwell

  9. “I cannot always control what goes on outside. But I can always control what goes on inside.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  10. “If today you are a little bit better than you were yesterday, then that’s enough. And, if tomorrow you are a little bit better than you were today, then that’s enough.” ~ David A. Bednar , Self improvement quotes about bettering yourself
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  12. “We find comfort among those who agree with us – growth among those who don’t.” ~ Frank A. Clark

  13. “Those who seek a better life must first become a better person.” ~ Jim Rohn
  14. “The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.” ~ George Eliot
  15. “If you truly want to become a better you, it is imperative that you learn to feel good about yourself.” ~ Joel Osteen
  16. “Don’t bother just to be better than others. Try to be better than yourself.” ~ William Faulkner

  17. “Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  18. “Perfection does not exist — you can always do better and you can always grow.” ~ Les Brown
  19. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” ~ Steve Jobs
  20. “I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.” ~ Cary Grant

  21. “Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.” ~ Jim Rohn
  22. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  23. “Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” ~ Lord Byron
  24. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” ~ Steve Jobs

  25. “In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
  26. “When life does not go our way or we inadvertently make a mistake, it is so easy to make excuses, place blame on others, or argue that circumstances were against us. But we only progress in life to the extent that we take responsibility for our actions and attitudes, and put forth the initiative necessary to create our own circumstances.” ~ Stephen Covey
  27. “Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.” ~ Lawrence Clark Powell
  28. “If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.” ~ Brian Tracy

  29. “To achieve your dreams, you must embrace adversity and make failure a regular part of your life. If you’re not failing, you’re probably not really moving forward.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  30. “Through discipline comes freedom.” ~ Aristotle
  31. “You’ll see it when you believe it.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  32. “Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they, therefore, remain bound.” ~ James Allen

  33. “Remedy your deficiencies, and your merits will take care of themselves.” ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
  34. “Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  35. “Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  36. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” ~ Maxwell Maltz

  37. “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” ~ William Faulkner
  38. “Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  39. “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  40. “Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

  41. “We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.” ~ Maxwell Maltz
  42. “If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.” ~ Epictetus
  43. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” ~ Maya Angelou
  44. “We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.” ~ Tony Robbins

  45. “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
  46. “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
  47. “Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” ~ Golda Meir
  48. “Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.” ~ Jim Rohn

  49. “No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever meet someone who’s always had everything work out for them with zero struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist.” ~ Chris Hardwick
  50. “What you become directly influences what you get.” ~ Jim Rohn
  51. “The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.” ~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  52. “All of us who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

  53. “A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with – a man is what he makes of himself.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell
  54. “Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.” ~ Aristotle
  55. “Character is formed, not by laws, commands, and decrees, but by quiet influence, unconscious suggestion and personal guidance.” ~ Marion LeRoy Burton
  56. “The never-ending task of self improvement.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  57. “If you don’t feel you have something to prove every day, you’ll never improve” ~ Billy Donovan
  58. “Being good enough never is.” ~ Debbi Fields

  59. “To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.” ~ Akhenaton
  60. “Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.” ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  61. “It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.” ~ Norman Cousins
  62. “If you only know something one way, then you don’t really know it.” ~ Michael Arndt

  63. “The improvement of our way of life is more important than the spreading of it. If we make it satisfactory enough, it will spread automatically. If we do not, no strength of arms can permanently oppose it.” ~ Charles Lindbergh
  64. “So, I think the output of our innovation is great. We have a culture of self-improvement. I know we can continue to improve. There is no issue. But at the same time, our absolute level of output is fantastic.” ~ Steve Ballmer
  65. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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