395 Inspiring Quotes about Growth

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about growth? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 395 most beautiful growth quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Growth quotes

Your growth and involvement must begin to show lasting footprints as you exude maximum effectiveness and significance. Your leadership influence must translate into a source of inspiration for your peers and those who look at you as a leader.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

We must speed up the deployment of broadband in order to bring high-speed data services to homes and businesses. The spread of information technology has contributed to a steady growth in U.S. productivity.

— Michael Oxley

A hundred years ago, people had perfectly understood that you could die of a broken heart, now they thought you were making a fuss about nothing…Certain kinds of suffering are like radiation: they cause furious growth and mutation of the inner self.

— Amanda Craig, A Vicious Circle

But personally, I think [sainthood] is not so much the growth of virtue, as simply the replacement of prior vices with an addiction to one’s god.

— Lois McMaster Bujold, The Curse of Chalion

Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.

— Kenneth E. Boulding

I have a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), which has affected my growth and bone strength. In short, people with the kind of OI I have generally experience hundreds of fractures in their lifetime and use wheelchairs for mobility.

— Stella Young

I’m excited to see the growth in women’s cycling, and I think the Women’s Tour has had a really positive impact on that change.

— Lizzie Armitstead

As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership. I was interested in women’s issues, in bringing down the population growth rate… as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension – that of a mother.

— Benazir Bhutto

I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people’s minds better than we Liberals.

— Charles Trevelyan

Trying to eliminate worldly temptations only makes our spiritual growth limited.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

True friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

— George Washington

I believe that the emphasis on curbing population growth diverts attention from the more vital issue of pursuing policies that allow the population to take care of itself.

— Muhammad Yunus, Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Technology investment drove growth in the 1990s, both directly and by fueling a rising stock market that led to increased consumer spending.

— Alex Berenson

Embrace high expectations from “demanding” parents if what they are demanding is your positive growth and learning.

— Jason L. Ma, Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.

— Lewis Thomas

The (bible) teacher predicts and defines the route and pace of the spiritual growth of his students. This is because it is to the degree of the knowledge of CHRIST in a disciple that we can measure his spiritual growth.

— Christian Michael, The Art of Bible Teaching

I am committed to contributing to the educational growth of our youth.

— S. Lemon, The Elephant With The Yellow Trunk

The art of effective leadership is about navigating the dynamics of growth and success… holding a vision and leading a team, but arriving at the same time.

— Steve Maraboli

There is a possibility of economic growth through honesty and truth.

— Sunday Adelaja

Digital professionals with growth mind can step out of their own comfort zone more easily, walking the talk and leading change more confidently.

— Pearl Zhu, Thinkingaire: 100 Game Changing Digital Mindsets to Compete for the Future

The difficulties in life are vital for our personal growth and well-being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

— Albert Einstein

We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

Spiritual growth is the only real growth

— Radhe Maa

All growth toward perfection is but a returning to original existence.

— Wilhelm von Humboldt, Humanist Without Portfolio: An Anthology of the writings of Wilhelm von Humboldt

Pain is nothing but growth waiting for us to give it permission to grow us up.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

We grow before we even know what growth means. We just know, I see things differently now.

— Girl Meets World

Empowering the individual means empowering the nation. And empowerment is best served through rapid economic growth with rapid social change.

— Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Where there is growth however, there is increase

— Sunday Adelaja

The growth of medical expenditures in the U.S. is not caused by administrative costs but by increases in the technical intensity of care over time – a.k.a. medical progress.

— Virginia Postrel

Were all instructors to realize that the quality of mental process, not the production of correct answers, is the measure of educative growth something hardly less than a revolution in teaching would be worked.

— John Dewey, Democracy and Education

Every test successfully met is rewarded by some growth in intuitive knowledge, strengthening of character, or initiation into a higher consciousness.

— Paul Brunton, The Notebooks of Paul Brunton

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

— George Washington

Growth is only possible in an environment that is consistent, intentional, and positive. This is not an event; instead, growth happens daily, not in a day.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

The really dramatic growth happens when a startup only has three of four people, so only three or four people see that, whereas tens of thousands see business as it’s practiced by Boeing or Philip Morris.

— Jessica Livingston

Individuals who are focused on becoming better are individuals not easily offended. You can only offend those who are not on a path of constant growth and enlightenment.

— C. JoyBell C.

Embrace the uncertainty; there is either a massive growth or catastrophic destruction for you lying underneath, there comes its joy.

— Alper Durukan

The growth of understanding follows an ascending spiral rather than a straight line.

— Joanna Field

The author offers Paul Tripp’s analogy that most of the strategies for growth in the Christian life amounts to stapling live roses on a dead bush.

— J.D. Greear, Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary

We are constantly evolving as we are interacting with the world. Mindfulness and growth mindset drives our evolution faster and on right tracks.

— Amit Ray, Mindfulness Meditation for Corporate Leadership and Management

I believe we should reframe our response to climate change as an imperative for growth rather than merely being a way of being green or meeting environmental commitments.

— William Hague

The Golden Number is a mathematical definition of a proportional function which all of nature obeys, whether it be a mollusk shell, the leaves of plants, the proportions of the animal body, the human skeleton, or the ages of growth in man.

— R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz, Nature Word

Home schooled children frequently combine for many purposes – and they interact well. The growth of the home schooling movement means that more and more children are learning together, just not in a traditional classroom.

— Ernest Istook

Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks a foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change.

— Debbie Ford

The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.

— Anna Howard Shaw

…the chief cause for the impending collapse of the world – the cause sufficient in and by itself – is the enormous growth of the human population: the human flood. The worst enemy of life is too much life: the excess of human life.

— Pentti Linkola, Can Life Prevail? – A Radical Approach To The Environmental Crisis

Success works as a cycle – growth and contraction, balancing and unbalancing – all while you’re encountering hurdles that get higher and higher over time.

— Julien Smith, The Flinch

What I count as real prosperity… is the growth in a knowledge of God, and in a testimony, and in the power to live the gospel and to inspire our families to do the same. That is prosperity of the truest kind.

— Heber J. Grant

When pretending starts, growth stops

— Renae A. Sauter, An Empowered Life: Mind/Body/Spirit Empowerment

The most painful moments and memories eventually lead to the greatest strengths and growth in life.

— Kemi Sogunle

Empowerment includes growth mindset, positive thinking, acceptance of new challenge, learning and positive self-image.

— Amit Ray, Mindfulness Meditation for Corporate Leadership and Management

Cities force growth and make men talkative and entertaining, but they make them artificial. Ralph Waldo Emerson

— H.W. Brands, American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900

Every person, experience and circumstance are opportunities for spiritual growth and development. They are not coincidences… they are synchronicities.

— Renee Cefalu

It is well known that reading quickens the growth of a heart like nothing else.

— Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Rainmakers create growth through commitment.

— Jonas Caino

The higher the proportion of adults with low literacy proficiency is, the slower the overall long-term GDP growth rate is.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

To create growth in business, you must control your branding, marketing, and lead generation.

— Edwin Dearborn, Power Branding Secrets: Spark Customer Interest and Ignite Your Sales

We all need to humble ourselves from time to time and expose ourselves to new perspectives and ideas, even those of the non-experts, or else our growth potential gets weighed down with the ignorance of ego and habit.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

I loved raising my kids. I loved the process, the dirt of it, the tears of it, the frustration of it, Christmas, Easter, birthdays, growth charts, pediatrician appointments. I loved all of it.

— Jane Elliot

You have to maintain the balance between fast growth and smooth growth. It’s like driving a car and knowing when to balance the gas pedal and the brake.

— Guo Guangchang

To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.

— Edward de Bono

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

The companies that survive longest are the one’s that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul.

— Charles Handy

Don’t wait for the right conditions. All you need for your growth is available to you in this moment

— Radhe Maa

Whenever you should question your self-worth, always remember the lotus flower. Even though it plunges to life from beneath the mud, it does not allow the dirt that surrounds it to affect its growth or beauty.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

States like men have their growth their manhood their decrepitude their decay.

— Walter Savage Landor

There’s little growth and progression without learning and reflection

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

The greatest hindrance to growth in faith is comfortable living.

— John Carey

Parenting is a gift for adults’ spiritual growth spurts, and it’s a challenge to think of anything else that fills a home with more laughter!

— Gabriel Cousens M.D., Conscious Parenting: The Holistic Guide to Raising and Nourishing Healthy, Happy Children

People who gives excuses of lack of growth simply don’t know how to apply the principle of increase is practically inevitable.

— Sunday Adelaja

Self-esteem is important because it sets up a powerful cycle of personal growth and willingness to take risks.

— Ken Jennings, The Serving Leader: Five Powerful Actions to Transform Your Team, Business, and Community

The history of human growth is at the same time the history of every new idea heralding the approach of a brighter dawn and the brighter dawn has always been considered illegal outside of the law.

— Emma Goldman

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

— Frederick Douglass

It’s taken years, but part of my own personal growth has involved deciding that I can learn something from even the most annoying person.

— Auliq Ice

You must remember that you cannot form your character in a moment, my dear. Character is a plant of slow growth and the seeds must be planted early.

— Jean Webster, When Patty Went to College

Trials and difficulties may assail the life of a believer, but they also have the ability to remold his character and banish from his life those impurities which might impair growth and service.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

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

— Henry Miller

Mindfulness gives freedom from negative and fixed mindset to positive and growth mindset.

— Amit Ray, Mindfulness Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath

There is a patent conflict between the need to reverse or at least to control the impact of our economy on the biosphere and the imperatives of a capitalist market: maximum continuing growth in the search for profit.

— Eric Hobsbawm, How to Change the World: Marx and Marxism 1840-2011

Years ago I was diagnosed with a condition, and my doctors prescribed human growth hormone and testosterone for its treatment. Under medical supervision, I have continued to use both medications.

— Sylvester Stallone

As a being and life form, all of mankind must seek the absolute sunshine of being. To do otherwise is to deny the essence of life; which is growth in body mind and soul. These in turn reflects Self love.

— Auliq Ice, The Law of the Universe

The spiritual life of any congregation and its growth in grace will never exceed the high-water mark set by its pulpit.

— Steven J. Lawson, The Kind of Preaching God Blesses

When personal growth is missing, there is no peace.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

One of my greatest lessons of growth was to stop dwelling in the past and forgive myself and others from all the pain and hurt that was caused. When I finally let go and released, I was free with glee.

— Jason Micheal Ratliff

Trying to fix the shortcoming of others while ignoring your own flaws results in little if no improvement―not to mention bitter feelings. Concentrating on personal growth sets a good example and results in the improvement of one life if not more.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

Think of something, Oh yes! Think of something. Your life must not be in retardation so think of something! Think of growth for that is the whole essence of life!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

He will be sorry for the way he treated you, Don’t you worry about that. Focus on your growth and watch his eyes gaze in sorrow as he knows, he was the bastard that made you strong.

— Nikki Rowe

A child’s growth is defined entirely by the adult that raises him.

— Naoki Urasawa, Naoki Urasawa’s Monster, Volume 3: 511 Kinderheim

Stationary storage will be as big as the car business long term. The growth rate will probably be several times what it is for the car business.

— Elon Musk

Each loss brings growth with it, and learning to handle new experiences and taking charge of your needs is part of the transformative process.

— Elizabeth Berrien, Creative Grieving: A Hip Chick’s Path from Loss to Hope

In my experience, self-hatred is the dominant malaise crippling Christians and stifling their growth in the Holy Spirit.

— Brennan Manning, Abba’s Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging

Home is the nesting ground for goodness to spring forth. Schools, churches and society influences but home is essential in the development and growth process.

— Eveth Colley

Investment is crucial. Because the truth is, you only get jobs and growth in the economy when people invest money, at their own risk, in setting up a business or expanding an existing business.

— John Key

By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down.

— Bill Gates

Jess is painfully aware of how young she is. Her shirtsleeves don’t quite extend to her wrists; after a growth spurt last summer, her debate clothes don’t fit as well as she thought. She feels as if she’s playing dress-up.

— C.B. Lee, Not Your Sidekick

Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement.

— Christopher Bond

So much of personal development and growth comes down to the decisions you make when you hit a wall. Do you spend your time feeling bad for yourself, or do you invest your time in continuing to build toward your dreams?

— Andrea Goeglein

Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.

— Julia Gillard

. . . the mysteries, on belief in which theology would hang the destinies of mankind, are cunningly devised fables whose origin and growth are traceable to the age of Ignorance, the mother of credulity.

— Edward Clodd

The abundant life should include all that life has freely given you – love, good health, success, prosperity, happiness, joy, spirituality, fulfilment, wisdom, purpose, growth and excitement.

— Mensah Oteh, The Good Life: Transform your life through one good day

The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.

— Brooks Atkinson

It seems true that the growth of science and secularism made organized Christianity feel under threat.

— Mary Douglas

Luxury is the enemy of growth. This is the one thing that I learnt from my father, and I approve of it fully. Abundance is neither good nor healthy for the growth of a child’s mind.

— Abhijit Naskar, Human Making is Our Mission: A Treatise on Parenting

The critical question about regret is whether experience led to growth and new learning. Some people seem to keep on making the same mistakes, while others at least make new ones. Regret and remorse can be either paralyzing or inspiring. [p. 199]

— Mary Catherine Bateson, Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom

Spiritual growth involves giving up the stories of your past so the universe can write a new one.

— Marianne Williamson, The Law of Divine Compensation: Mastering the Metaphysics of Abundance

The greatest obstacle to your progress and growth is often your unwillingness to pay the necessary price through sacrifice.

— Mensah Oteh, Unlocking Life’s Treasure Chest: Wisdom keys to keep you inspired, encouraged, motivated and focused

It is our ultimate purpose to continually evolve as a species both physically and emotionally, as change is the mechanism for growth and development, and if we fear change we stunt our own growth and with it, human evolution.

— Kat Lahr, Anatomy Of Illumination

Extrapolating from the statistical growth of the legal profession, by the year 2035 every single person in the United States will be a lawyer, including newborn infants.

— Michael Crichton, State of Fear

Recognition of the value of time, the change in our attitude to time, time management and time consciousness translate into economic growth or increase in GDP.

— Sunday Adelaja

Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge.

— Muhammad Iqbal

The process of fostering the growth of another living being—either plant or human—is a delight for the soul.

— Catherine Carrigan, What Is Healing? Awaken Your Intuitive Power for Health and Happiness

I want American Dream growth – lots of new businesses, well-paying jobs, and American leadership in new industries, like clean energy and biotechnology.

— William J. Clinton

The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece. The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one.

— M. Scott Peck

Good reputation and growth doesn´t mean to God that the church is alive.

— Alin Sav

The people who misuse the Sabbath lose the blessings of spiritual food and growth promised to those who keep this commandment.

— Joseph B. Wirthlin

Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its won unhurried pace.

— Brian L. Weiss, Muchas Vidas, Muchos Maestros

Learning is the source of growth and we become stagnant without it.

— Euginia Herlihy

We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.

— Christopher Dodd

A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Internal growth and development were not entirely unaffected by my external environment. No amount of escapism, through either the physical or the mental outlets, could cushion me from the reality of what was taking place.

— Sara Niles, Torn From the Inside Out

This is our history – from the Transcontinental Railroad to the Hoover Dam, to the dredging of our ports and building of our most historic bridges – our American ancestors prioritized growth and investment in our nation’s infrastructure.

— Cory Booker

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

— Calvin Coolidge

I turn to Willa Cather’s quote: Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness. The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.

— Cameron Conaway, Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet

I began to have an idea of my life not as the slow shaping of achievement to fit my preconceived purposes but as the gradual discovery and growth of a purpose which I did not know.

— Joanna Field

We know from research that growth is actually contagious, so if you want to reach your goals, you’ve got to get around people that are going in the same direction you want to be going, and you will catch the success.

— Henry Cloud

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.

— Ronald Reagan

When truthful knowledge is dispensed, soul growth is accomplished every time, for all parties involved, in every situation.

— Molly Friedenfeld, The Book of Simple Human Truths

The growth of my love story had been gradual but my success had always existed and both coupled together formed a deadly combination that was detrimental to our love. I wanted people to love me. She wanted them to leave her alone.

— Faraaz Kazi

A visit to the family farm in spring means witnessing growth and challenge and beauty and stillness all rolled into one.

— Heidi Barr, Prairie Grown: Stories and Recipes from a South Dakota Hillside

Love dies only when growth stops.

— Pearl S. Buck

Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.

— Herbert Otto

Animal companions come into your life for an infinite number of reasons, each one being in service to you, your current life experience, and moreover, your soul’s growth and evolution.

— Amy Miller, Beyond Companionship: Connecting with Kindred Souls of Animal Companions.

Rightness of limitation is essential for growth of reality.Unlimited possibility and abstract creativity can procure nothing. The limitation, and the basis arising from what is already actual, are both of them necessary and interconnected.

— Alfred North Whitehead

The growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

In 1992, Bill Clinton ran on a platform of ‘ending welfare as we know it.’ His political worldview, drawn from like-minded thinkers at the Democratic Leadership Council, was based in private sector growth and personal responsibility.

— Nina Easton

Out of your comfort zone is the growth zone.

— Alin Sav

Original thinking is the hardest thing you can try to do or that you can do, but it is also the most rewarding. Focus on your personal growth and development

— David Sikhosana, Time Value of Money: Timing Income

Am I a storm-waster? For it is within the fury of the very storms within which I cower that I find resources for my growth that are entirely absent on calmer days.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough, Flecks of Gold on a Path of Stone: Simple Truths for Profound Living

Writing about the self to spur intellectual growth or attain a teardrop of emotional salvation is akin to a fish attempting to construct a net that will capture itself.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Government is not the generator of economic growth working people are.

— Phil Gramm

The roadblocks to growth and joy come when we forget the bigness of God & instead make people bigger than He is.

— Mary E. DeMuth, Wall Around Your Heart

On the surface, reality may appear the same each day, but in essence, we are new every moment of our lives. The potential for change and growth is unlimited if we allow ourselves to surrender to the flow.

— Dorit Brauer

People who gives excuses of lack of growth simply don’t know how to apply the principle of increase

— Sunday Adelaja

Change is not always growth, but growth is often rooted in change.Drizzt Do’Urden

— R.A. Salvatore

The cost of growth is always a small act of violence.

— Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care

Your spiritual and physical growth depends mainly on your time management and personal relationship with God

— Sunday Adelaja

If there’s going to be pain anyway, I’d rather it be the pain of growth rather than the pain of staying stuck.

— Suzette R. Hinton

The road to economic well-being is to reward productive economic activity and to provide a moderate and predictable growth of money to finance real economic growth without reigniting the fires of inflation.

— Paul Craig Roberts

One of the principles of increase that provide enough demand for growth is vision

— Sunday Adelaja

As humanity progresses its technology on a global level, the observed degradation of natural processes and growth cycles are the alarm systems that nature uses to alert us that some of this progress is biologically toxic.

— Steven Magee

Whenever you should doubt your self-worth, remember the lotus flower. Even though it plunges to life from beneath the mud, it does not allow the dirt that surrounds it to affect its growth or beauty.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Conflict is growth trying to happen.

— Julie Holland MD, Moody Bitches: The Truth about the Drugs You’re Taking, the Sleep You’re Missing, the Sex You’re Not Having and What’s Really Making You Crazy…

Seeds are proof that the greatest growth takes place in the dark.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Do not allow any negativity or ugliness in your surroundings, or anybody at all, destroy your confidence or affect your growth as a blooming flower. It is very normal for one ugly weed to not want to stand alone.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Exponential business growth comes from personal development.

— Richie Norton

The growth of purposeful travel is a good thing. It can have a positive impact. We should continue to experiment and move along this line.

— Joe Garcia

The growth of women’s soccer and women’s sports all around the world has been slow.

— Abby Wambach

A lie carries a weight that is exponentially higher than the truth. It’s weight will retard growth directly in proportion to the area lied.

— Howard L. Salter

Believing in your potential and calling upon your courage to change will fuel your professional growth and help you accomplish goals.

— John Manning, The Disciplined Leader: Keeping the Focus on What Really Matters

A new question for the psychotherapist to ask is whether a theory can go beyond mere effectiveness in achieving either a so-called cure or even personal growth into its implications for the nature of an evolving society.

— Erving Polster, Gestalt Therapy Integrated: Contours of Theory & Practice

Such to me is the new image of aging growth in self and service for all mankind.

— Ethel Percy Andrus

Leadership is a SERVING relationship with OTHERS that inspires THEIR growth and makes the world a better place

— Fela Durotoye

We can’t be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode.

— Jeff Bezos

There is a wide world out there, full of pain, but filled with joy as well. The former keeps you on the path of growth and the latter makes the journey tolerable.

— R.A. Salvatore, Sojourn

Nature shrinks as capital grows. The growth of the market cannot solve the very crisis it creates.

— Vandana Shiva, Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis

Like all living things, you were created for unlimited growth and possibilities. Keep growing. Keep changing. Be everything you were meant to be.

— Eleanor Brownn, Mile 9: The true story of a lifelong couch potato who one day made a decision that changed everything

The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.

— George W. Bush

Strait-jacket and chain-gang procedures had to be done away with if there was to a chance for growth of individuals in the intellectual springs of freedom without which there is no assurance of genuine and continued normal growth.

— John Dewey, Experience and Education

Cities force growth and make men talkative and entertaining but they make them artificial.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Working consciously with the Divine Map of Transformation aligns you to the Earth and the Heavens, to your soul purpose and your personal individuation, to your inner growth and external manifestation.

— Gia Combs-Ramirez, The Way of Transformation: Discovering The Divine Map to Unlock Your Highest Potential

Wealth comes from multiple incomes. Always think of growth and new businesses to create new income streams.

— Ehab Atalla, The Secrets of Business

As African economies boom and businesses are created, one of the big questions this growth raises is that of third-level education: how can Africa develop a knowledge infrastructure to rival that of the west, a sort of Harvard University in Africa?

— Richard Attias

There’s no way you can wake up today, only to repeat yesterday’s routine, and except better results tomorrow. Change is a must or growth is impossible.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

The obstacle in spritual growth is not ignorance of self, it is the illusion of self.

— Aditya Ajmera

Change takes time. It takes time for the seeds to begin growing within, time to understand and process, time for the growth to mature, and time for the old self to die and fall away.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Support can come from many, but growth is only achieved by the individual.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

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

Where you feel like really giving up is where your threshold growth lies.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

The unsuccessful person is burdened by learning, and prefers to walk down familiar paths. Their distaste for learning stunts their growth and limits their influence.

— John C. Maxwell

Growing up is, at heart, the process of learning to take responsibility for whatever happens in your life. To choose growth is to embrace a love that heals.

— bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I’ve done in my life is between jobs.

— Anthony Michael Hall

Latency is very important when you think about autonomous cars and things like that – 5G will really change the game, and I think will be another spike of growth in the wireless industry.

— Lowell McAdam

The ability to cultivate the land is the growth of any nation.

— Sunday Adelaja

What kills leadership growth isn’t ignorance, but rather the illusion of knowledge.

— Orrin Woodward

Good poetry does not exist merely for the sake of itself, but rather, is a byproduct of yearning and growth; great poetry canonizes that yearning for the growth of others.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution. Change is inevitable, personal growth is always a personal decision.

— Bob Proctor

The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

Intellectual growth is when you surpass the barrier of puerility, puzzling people with your dazzling creativity.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

We firmly believe that therapy is education rather than healing that it is growth rather than treatment.

— Arnold Lazarus

Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.

— E. F. Schumacher

we are affirming our trust that creation means well within us all, and that whatever painful growth and change may lie ahead, it is leading us to Life, not destruction

— Margaret Silf, Sacred Spaces: Stations on a Celtic Way

Cities force growth and make men talkative and entertaining but they make them artificial.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Personal growth was damn hard work. It also took a lot of time, so it was going to have to take a backseat for a while.Because right now, he had a battle to fight and Vampyre ass to kick.

— Thea Harrison, Midnight’s Kiss

Consumer technology and medical tools have been created to benefit our daily lives. Without self-regulation, though, the industry could be at risk of potentially halting years of innovation and stunting growth in this field.

— Ariel Garten

Lao Tzu “The key to growth is the introductionof higher dimensions of consciousnessinto our awareness.

— Lao Tzu

Brand growth and dominance is created by having the highest brand value, not the lowest price tag.

— David Brier, The Lucky Brand

There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness.

— Katerina Stoykova Klemer

We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.

— Gunter Grass

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital… the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.

— John F. Kennedy

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.

— George Eliot

Friendship which is of its nature a delicate thing fastidious slow of growth is easily checked will hesitate demur recoil where love good old blustering love bowls ahead and blunders through every obstacle.

— Colette

Groom yourself and your life like a shrub. Trim off the edges and you’ll be stronger in the broken places. Embrace the new growth and blossom at the tips.

— D’Andre Lampkin

For growth to happen it is necessary to get your BUT out of the way.

— Jay Perry

Your career growth depends mainly on how well you can articulate and present your performance review.

— Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

I have noticed that the solar radiation reflections from rippled privacy windows cause greatly accelerated growth patterns in plants

— Steven Magee, Light Forensics

There’s only one growth strategy: work hard.

— William Hague

If we do not voluntarily bring population growth under control in the next one or two decades, the nature will do it for us in the most brutal way, whether we like it or not.

— Henry W. Kendall

Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur.

— Joanna Russ

It is essential for genetic material to be able to make exact copies of itself; otherwise growth would produce disorder, life could not originate, and favourable forms would not be perpetuated by natural selection.

— Maurice Wilkins

Taking measures to ensure stability could assure the long-term economic growth and welfare at a global level

— Miguel Reynolds Brandao, The Sustainable Organisation – a paradigm for a fairer society: Think about sustainability in an age of technological progress and rising inequality

We find comfort among those who agree with us – growth among those who don’t.

— Frank Clark

Life constantly challenges us; it’s not personal, just the natural process of growth and evolution.

— Deborah Sandella

Measuring progress is often like watching grass grow. While it’s difficult to detect movement on a daily basis, it’s simple to see growth over time.

— Frank Sonnenberg, BookSmart: Hundreds of real-world lessons for success and happiness

As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.

— Bo Bennett

Faith itself is a horrible mechanism that stunts the growth of ideas. It also stunts the act of questioning, and it does this by pushing the idea that you have to have faith – and that nothing has to be proven.

— Joe Rogan

I should have looked into my own heart, and found this new growth springing up there, and plucked it out while it was young.

— Wilkie Collins

The problems presented by difficult individuals contribute to your growth and evolution—another reason for filling yourself with gratitude, appreciation, and love!

— Susan Barbara Apollon, An Inside Job: A Psychologist Shares Healing Wisdom for Your Cancer Journey

i believe happiness do not transform man .rather happiness gives growth after achieving happiness passing through transformation

— litymunshi

God allows difficulties, inconveniences, trials, and even suffering to come our way for a specific purpose: They help develop the right attitude for the growth of patience.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Even in developing markets, we’re seeing the growth of digital communication is proceeding at a very rapid pace.

— Irene Rosenfeld

The growth that we want is one that brings real benefits to the people, raises quality and efficiency of development, and contributes to energy conservation and environmental protection.

— Li Keqiang

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

— Benjamin Franklin

The only true end of love is spiritual growth or human evolution.

— M. Scott Peck

You and I have been created with a DNA that drives us to want to live a life with good experiences, forces us to human growth and leads us to the contribution of something beyond our understanding.

— Yovanny Alfonso

Sometimes the one thing you need for growth is the one thing you are afraid to do.

— Shannon L. Alder

Our growth depends not on how many experiences we devour, but on how many we digest.

— Ralph W. Sockman

As I look back over my mountains of growth and compare them to the molehills where I stagnated, community often made the difference.

— Mary E. DeMuth, Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus

No matter how old you are or how long–or short!–you’ve been married, the day you accelerate your growth in the Lord is the day your marriage is positively impacted, improved, and strengthened!

— Jim George, A Husband After God’s Own Heart

I think that one’s art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.

— Emily Carr

There is a time and place for electromagnetic shielding and I regard it as a last resort due to the long term biological problems that I have observed with it over the years in plant growth experiments.

— Steven Magee, Curing Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

There is no greater crime than a crime against humanity. There is no greater crime against humanity than usury. The greatest violence, and the greatest threat to humanity, is the growth of MONEY.

— Compton Gage

What’s in front of you is a whole world of experiences beyond your imagination. Put yourself, and your growth and development, first.

— Phylicia Rashad

Perfectionism is not the same thing as striving to be our best. Perfectionism is not about healthy achievement and growth it’s a shield.

— Brene Brown

The heart of animals is the foundation of their life, the sovereign of everything within them, the sun of their microcosm, that upon which all growth depends, from which all power proceeds.

— William Harvey, An Anatomical Disquisition on the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals

A company could use bricks to measure their growth rate. How many bricks have angry investors thrown at you lately? If the answer is none, then your growth rate is probably pretty good… for the moment.

— Amy Sommers, A bit of rubbish about a Brick and a Blanket

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

— Andy Rooney

The magic, grace, growth and wonder of life is that wisdom follows a fall and defeat not from a win.

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

To love those who love us and are good to us is easy. To love those who are indifferent to us is workable, but to love those who have harmed us, intentionally or not, is true growth and realization.

— Patsie Smith, Awaken Our Spirit Within: A Journey of Self-Realization and Transformation

Challenge yourself everyday to do better and be better. Remember, growth starts with a decision to move beyond your present circumstances.

— Robert Tew

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.

— Harvey S. Firestone

There is no growth without risk. There is always something to be gained from any experience. It is up to us to interpret our truth of self.

— Truth Devour, Wantin

If you aren’t learning, you are regressing, because more growth comes from failure than from success.

— Shahid Khan

Growth is limited by the necessity which is present in the least amount. And naturally, the least favorable condition controls the growth rate

— Frank Herbert, Dune

(T)he increase of known truths stimulates the investigation, establishment, and growth of the arts.

— Galileo Galilei

You have no control over your growth or development. But you have a control on the direction of your growth and development! Go, grow towards impact directions!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Love is the active concern for the life and the growth of that which we love. Where this active concern is lacking, there is no love.

— Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving

The massive debt we have racked up to finance our wasteful government is pulling down growth today. Gross debt over 90 percent of GDP weakens growth now. Not tomorrow – now.

— Jeff Sessions

Personal growth will cause a ripple effect as the growth in consciousness of enough people, one by one, can create general change, and lasting social improvements.

— Bud Harris, Sacred Selfishness: A Guide to Living a Life of Substance

Travel does not exist without home….If we never return to the place we started, we would just be wandering, lost. Home is a reflecting surface, a place to measure our growth and enrich us after being infused with the outside world.

— Josh Gates, Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter

There is an hidden energy in a child that works in all areas of growth and development

— Sunday Adelaja

Personal growth by tackling the ‘big-picture” through focusing on the things you have power to influence is more effective and less stressful.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children’s growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the schools, but that it isn’t a school at all.

— John Holt

At its best, leadership development is not an “event.” It’s a capacity-building endeavor. It’s a process of human growth and development.

— Linda Fisher Thornton, 7 Lenses Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership

The social phenomenon of economic growth is, thanks to the principle of the conservation of matter, nothing other than the physical phenomenon of increasing resource depletion.

— Craig Dilworth, Too Smart for our Own Good: The Ecological Predicament of Humankind

Make a promise to yourself that you will always choose growth over safe and dreams over fear.

— Brittany Burgunder

Undoubtedly, failure is growth in pain’s disguise.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

If I think God’s aim is to produce rule-followers, spiritual growth will always be an obligation rather than a desire of my heart.

— John Ortberg, The Me I Want to Be: Becoming God’s Best Version of You

Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.

— Hannah Arendt

As an entrepreneur you own your business, you expand your brand, you increase your impact, you live with no excuses, and you enjoy your intentional growth daily.

— Farshad Asl

The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job.

— John Cameron

Sunlight reflecting from rippled windows greatly accelerates plant growth by up to three times normal rates.

— Steven Magee

Own your growth and your schedule!

— John Di Lemme, 177 Motivational Success Quotes to Live the Championship Life

Man is the result of slow growth; that is why he occupies the position he does in animal life. What does a pup amount to that has gained its growth in a few days or weeks, beside a man who only attains it in as many years.

— Alexander Graham Bell

A company should limit its growth based on its ability to attract enough of the right people.

— James C. Collins, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

Atheism isn’t a growth model any more than “I don’t like rollerblading” is a workout strategy.

— Tim Urban

Education is a business – the growth business. It cultivates the growth of our learners, translates the growth of new knowledge, and builds professional growth.

— Heidi Hayes Jacobs

It probably takes many years of monastic practice to equal the spiritual growth generated by one sleepless night with a sick child.

— Douglas Abrams, The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

Public confidence in, and support for, the euro – and, indeed, the European Union – will ultimately be determined by how well we deliver on growth and jobs rather than on institutional wrangling and complex legal or technical negotiations.

— Enda Kenny

Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.

— Kourtney Kardashian

Leaders are lovers of change. Without change, growth is static. To lead, you have to appreciate change; else change will depreciate you!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

My growth as a human being has been directly proportional to my growth as a marital artist.

— Chris Matakas, My Mastery: Learning to Live through Jiu Jitsu

Spiritual growth is the gradual, I would say, transition from a God of tradition to a God of experience.

— Neville Goddard

It is only barbarous nations who have a sudden growth after a victory

— Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

Muscle breakdowns are important for muscle growth and similarly, Life breakdowns are important for quantum Life growth

— Harrish Sairaman

Life growth is like muscle growth, you have to stretch beyond, feed it properly and rest. When you meditate, rest and reflect is when growth happens!!!!

— Harrish Sairaman

All change is not growth as all movement is not forward.

— Ellen Glasgow

Happiness, contentment, the health and growth of the soul, depend, as men have proved over and over again, upon some simple issue, some single turning of the soul.

— George A. Smith

God in his infinite wisdom has deposited in everything the potential for growth and multiplication.

— Sunday Adelaja

I wish politicians the world over would stop claiming credit for economic growth that happens despite them, not because of them. Grow up…

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

The only thing that one really knows about human nature is that it changes. Change is the one quality we can predicate of it. The systems that fail are those that rely on the permanency of human nature, and not on its growth and development.

— Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism

Corporate humans would be regarded as a cancerous growth on the Earth by nature.

— Steven Magee

The greatest violence, and the greatest threat to humanity, is the growth of MONEY.

— Compton Gage

The strength of your growth depends on your leader. If the person you are taking counsel from is weaker than you, you are on your way down.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

We are bent on weakening bonds in the name of growth and independance, then spend out adulthoods wondering why we have trouble getting close to other people.

— Elizabeth Hormann, Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby and Relactation

Curiosity is a worthwhile virtue than certainty. While the former leads to grow, the latter muzzles your growth and results in stagnation…

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

Why would anyone want perfection when growth comes from flaws?

— Shannon L. Alder

In the progressive growth of astronomy, physics or mechanical science was developed, and when this had been, to a certain degree, successfully cultivated, it gave birth to the science of chemistry.

— Justus von Liebig, Familiar Letters on Chemistry

the sculpting of the brain’s circuitry during this period of brain growth depends to a great degree on what a child experiences day-to-day.

— Lisa Lantieri

Change is the mother of growth and maturity.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Distinctive Footprints of Life: Where Are You Heading Towards?

A Great Teacher is like a fountain; she draws from the still, deep waters of personal growth and professional knowledge to serve others from her abundant overflow.

— Wynn Godbold, How to Be a Great Teacher: Create the Flow of Joy and Success in Your Classroom

Knowing that an economy is in decline is not enough. We must know why the economy is failing to achieve economic growth if we are to take steps to establish or reestablish it.

— Jeffrey D. Sachs, The End of Poverty

Recognizing the connection to All Things, even in creepy moments, keeps me true to my animistic perspective. Finding growth from them is my choice.

— S. Kelley Harrell, Real Wyrd : A Modern Shaman’s Roots in the Middle World

People relates the process of evolution, as growth and success in the material world, rather in reality, the process of evolution, is all about, how you perceive life, with your understanding, in the present moment.

— Roshan Sharma

Despite Arizona’s remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan.

— Jane D. Hull

If you wish to be and remain successful, invest a minimum of five to ten per cent of your income each month and your time each day on your personal growth and development.

— Mensah Oteh, Wisdom Keys In Words: A collection of the Inspirational words that will change your life

No idea for a new growth business ever comes fully shaped. When it emerges, it’s half-baked, and it then goes through a process of becoming fully shaped.

— Clayton M. Christensen

The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.

— Herbert Read

We owned what we learned back there the experience and the growth are grafted into our lives.

— Ellen Goodman

The key to pursuing excellence is to embrace an organic, long-term learning process, and not to live in a shell of static, safe mediocrity. Usually, growth comes at the expense of previous comfort or safety.

— Josh Waitzkin, The Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence

There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind – you are the one who hears it.

— Michael A. Singer, The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

Conformity is a cage that confines our ability to think. It is a cage that hinders growth and deters individualism

— Yahya Mohamed

The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning.

— M. Scott Peck, The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth

Fixed mindset worries in the nest and the growth mindset dances on the edge.

— Amit Ray, Mindfulness Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath

Creativity requires openness and growth mind to new experiences and explore new possibilities.

— Pearl Zhu, 100 Creativity Ingredients: Everyone’s Playbook to Unlock Creativity

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

notwithstanding how good a seed my be, it’s proper germination, growth and fruit bearing may be mutilated if not planted in a good soil

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

The way a chihuahua goes about eating a dead elephant is to take a bite and be very present with that bite. In spiritual growth the definitive act is to take one step and let tomorrow’s step take care of itself!

— William H. Houff

People whose minds are not strengthened for endurance are by no means always unintelligent. They simply have never stopped to think that the use of the mind for the purpose of growth is a necessary part of a God-pleasing lifestyle.

— Gordon MacDonald, Ordering Your Private World

Personal growth centers on two types of people, the ones we like and the ones that drive us crazy.

— Auliq Ice

Authentic prayer changes us, unmasks us, strips us, indicates where growth is needed.

— Teresa of Avila.

Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light.

— Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

Growth dwells not in standing one’s ground, anyone can do that. Personal growth comes from reaching past insecurities with a sincere effort to acquire an understanding that does not mirror your own.

— Carl Henegan, Darkness Left Undone

When you see people only as personalities, rather than souls with life missions to fulfill, you forever limit the growth and possibilities of what God has in store for another person.

— Shannon L. Alder

There will always be a part of your life that’s not quite in order. This is the growth part, the area where lessons come from. Embrace this! Learn from it, and then move on.

— Ron Baratono, The Writings of Ron Baratono

Remembering our personal growth that resulted from negative life experiences makes new obstacles easier to embrace.

— Sam Owen

The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I’m particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions.

— Bernard Ebbers

If you know me based on who I was a year ago, You don’t know me at all. My growth game is strong. Allow me to reintroduce myself..!!

— Aagam Shah

Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Try as we might, each of us can eat only about 1500 pounds of food a year. What this means for the food industry is that its natural rate of growth is somewhere around 1% every year (growth of American population).

— Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

The good news is world population growth rate decreases systematically and is expected to reach zero by 2050, thanks to urbanisation and women’s education.

— Dan Shechtman

In a word, growth and improvement can come through pain and conflict.

— Abraham H. Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being

Personal growth is the most powerful force for change on earth. I believe that personal growth can help anyone change anything.

— Derric Yuh Ndim

To become more like Jesus we must understand that the only growth we can be in charge of is our own.

— Mary E. DeMuth, Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus

Pasteboard pies and paper flowers are being banished from the stage by the growth of that power of accurate observation which is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it….

— George Bernard Shaw, Music in London

If we only have great companies, we will merely have a prosperous society, not a great one. Economic growth and power are the means, not the definition, of a great nation.


For whatever trauma came with service in tough circumstances, we should take what we learned – take our post-traumatic growth – and, like past generations coming home, bring our sharpened strengths to bear, bring our attitude of gratitude to bear.

— James Mattis

Science & Love have progressed “either” ways with growth of violence!

— Vishwanath S J

I have always said that I want Malawi to attain growth that should not just be seen in GDP, but in the growth of opportunities for all, protection for all, and equality for all.

— Joyce Banda

there is no growth except in the fulfillment of obligations

— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Limitless material growth is not sustainable or moral.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

…each of the painful “problems” in our lives contains valuable healing lessons. They teach us awareness and hopefully convince us to let go of our blind spots, prejudices, and tendencies to ignore our intuition and other growth lessons.

— Doreen Virtue, The Yo-Yo Diet Syndrome: How to Heal and Stabilize Your Appetite and Weight

Give yourself permission to see and feel the extraordinary events in your own life. In internalizing them, you also will find your perspective about life and its meaning will change, resulting in growth and expansion of your soul.

— Susan Barbara Apollon, Touched by the Extraordinary, Book Two

Personal growth has its price, and she was paying it without complaint.

— Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

Just as we can play beautiful music only when the strings on the violin are in proper tension, so we can grow only when we are stretched from what we are to what we can be. There is no growth without tension.

— J. Grant Howard, Balancing Life’s Demands: A New Perspective on Priorities

Leveraging community intelligence and making connections is a key component to being a growth hacker.

— Ryan Holiday

Darkness deserves gratitude. It is the alleluia point at which we learn to understand that all growth does not take place in the sunlight.

— Joan D. Chittister

The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.

— May Sarton

The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.

— Brooks Atkinson

Parishes that have learned to develop a culture of continual invitation to leadership, training, and growth in responsibility for their members are predisposed to ongoing health and growth when pastor transitions occur

— William E. Simon Jr., Great Catholic Parishes: A Living Mosiac: How Four Essential Practices Make Them Thrive

The growth of an organization is not dependent on the number of employees in its register. It is dependent on the number of employees who show dedication and commitment to the vision of the organization.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

Every growth on this planet is at the cost of loss to some one. No one can deny it or proove it wrong.

— Ragesh Nair

We may have to struggle to achieve our goals, but our struggles may yield as much growth as our learning. The strengths we develop in overcoming challenges will be with us in the eternities to come.

— Dallin H. Oaks

Your personal growth is the only thing that matters. You own and write your story no one else does. Believe in your unique steps up the mountain.

— Brittany Burgunder

The organizational architecture is really that a centipede walks on hundred legs and one or two don’t count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth will go on.

— Mukesh Ambani

The most meaningful engine of change, powerful enough to confront corporate power, may be not so much environmental quality, as the economic development and growth associated with the effort to improve it.

— Barry Commoner

The unfolding over time of a great idea is like the growth of a fractal crystal, allowing details and refinements to multiply endlessly — but only in ever-increasing scale.

— David Bayles, Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

Change is the part of the very definition of life. The world changes, and flourishing demands constant growth and life-long learning.

— Paul Gibbons, Reboot Your Career: A Blueprint for Finding Your Calling, Marketing Yourself, and Landing Great Gigs

But in my growth and development, I knew I wanted more. And more. Oh, God. So much more. It’s what being human is all about.

— James Lusarde, Naked on the Moon

The older generation had greater respect for land than science. But we live in an age when science, more than soil, has become the provider of growth and abundance. Living just on the land creates loneliness in an age of globality.

— Shimon Peres

Intellectual and moral growth is no less indispensable than material amelioration…If three is anything more poignant than a body agonizing for want of bread, it is a soul dying of hunger for light.

— Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Failure, they say, is a growth experience; you learn from failure. I wish that were true. It seems to me the main thing you learn from failure is that it’s entirely possible you will have another failure.

— Nora Ephron, I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections

I believe we could both maintain growth and increase, both in quality and quantity

— Sunday Adelaja

Spiritual growth and creativity are two sides of the same coin.

— Lada Ray

Challenges in and of themselves do nothing. But they create circumstances where growth can occur in ways it can’t while sailing in smoother waters.

— Auliq-Ice

Worrying about the poor is one thing. To contend that equality is necessary for growth is an altogether different and more radical idea.

— Chrystia Freeland

Rilke wrote: ‘These trees are magnificent, but even more magnificent is the sublime and moving space between them, as though with their growth it too increased.

— Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

I meet people in my daily life, people who seem to experience some change and some growth on a personal level, and that gives me hope.

— Tracy Chapman

Girly’ products can spur Japan’s growth in this century every bit as much as, if not more than, the ‘manly’ technologies.

— Morinosuke Kawaguchi, Geeky-Girly Innovation: A Japanese Subculturalist’s Guide to Technology and Design

Children are mirrors; they will always show you exactly what is going on inside of you. Each phase of their growth is an opportunity to heal your own pain, to go deeper inside yourself and become more truly human

— Vimala McClure, The Tao of Motherhood

We need to be our own guide. We can live a much more peaceful and happy life if we think about positive growth of ourselves and others, and its effects on the universe.” -Hina Hashmi

— Hina Hashmi, Your Life A Practical Guide to Happiness Peace and Fulfilment

Nothing happens to a business growth until someone sells its product.

— David W. Wang, Cash in on Cloud Computing

For young adults, the growth from silly to serious can be very fast, indeed.

— Dean Cumings

Companies that grow for the sake of growth or that expand into areas outside their core business strategy often stumble. On the other hand, companies that build scale for the benefit of their customers and shareholders more often succeed over time.

— Jamie Dimon

Personal growth doesn’t occur without effort. The effort is one of recognizing your own power, and taking ownership and responsibility for your own development.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

Your potential for growth is directly proportionate to the degree to which you are willing to make mistakes.

— Chris Matakas, My Mastery: Learning to Live through Jiu Jitsu

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.

— Edward Abbey, The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West

Getting stuck in the past and whining about who had hurt us hampers our personal growth and submerges us in the sea of self-compassion.

— Balroop Singh

I think there are lots of ways of leading very good lives and growing spiritually. This process of growth goes on whether we believe it or not.

— Jim Henson

Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.

— David Hume

Environmental agencies in China are hamstrung by local officials who put economic growth ahead of environmental protection; even the courts are beholden to local officials, and they are not open to environmental litigation.

— Ma Jun

I am a phoenix rising from the ashes of my pain and suffering. Today I am reborn, today begins my growth and change.

— Kaitlin DS Cammie

Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It’s all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net.

— Meg Whitman

As long as your intentions are solid and about growth and progression and being productive and not being idle, then you’re doing good in my book.

— Frank Ocean

There is always something better to do with your time and business. Always look for the next step for growth in your career.

— Ehab Atalla, The Secrets of Business

The growth of the imagination demands windows-windows through which we can look out at the world and windows through which we can look into ourselves. The old stories were windows in just this way.

— Katherine Paterson

Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.

— Walt Whitman

If our counseling is truly Christ-centered, then the topic of forgiveness will inevitably come up in the journey toward growth and change.

— James MacDonald, Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling: Changing Lives with God’s Changeless Truth

Commercialization of assets off the planet would mutually reinforce the growth of interplanetary communication.

— Vint Cerf

It is imperative that you grow, because your personal growth and development is one of the most important things to you. Your growth is good for you – it must be deliberate.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

— Napoleon Hill

Population growth is the primary source of environmental damage.

— Jacques Cousteau

Economic growth and environmental protection are not at odds. They’re opposite sides of the same coin if you’re looking at longer-term prosperity.

— Henry Paulson

In life, we are constantly growing.There are no true adults because our life experiences and sometimes unfortunate conditions show us that constant growth is part of the human story.

— Henry Johnson Jr, Liberian Son

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.

— Frank A. Clark

A continuous growth, a steady growth is a demand of life.

— Sunday Adelaja

Only in growth reform and change paradoxically enough is true security to be found.

— Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The images of myth must be the daemonic guardians, omnipresent and unnoticed, which protect the growth of the young mind, and guide man’s interpretation of his life and struggles.

— Friedrich Nietzsche, The Birth of Tragedy

The way surviving hard winters makes a tree grows stronger, the growth rings inside it tighter

— Haruki Murakami, Yesterday

When you look at the world, everyone in the world who cares about his or her family wants to have a major portion of their assets in the United States because we are the growth country and the freedom loving country.

— Arthur Laffer

The massive spread of corporate controlled humans across the face of the Earth would be regarded as a parasitic growth by nature.

— Steven Magee

the matured understands mistakes as a necessary growth path to maturity

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Distinctive Footprints of Life: Where Are You Heading Towards?

You don’t pray for the growth and success of the organization you work for, but you pray God favours you before your boss.Really?

— Faithful Akpaloo

The cause of nutrition and growth resides not in the organism as a whole but in the separate elementary parts—the cells.

— Theodor Schwann, Mikroskopische Untersuchungen Uber Die Ubereinstimmung in Der Struktur Und Dem Wachstum Der Tiere Und Pflanzen