Personal Growth And Development Quotes by Lord Chesterfield, Thales, Plato, Agnes Repplier, Viktor E. Frankl, Bruce Lee and many others.
If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old.
If you have an hour, will you not improve that hour, instead of idling it away?
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one’s own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
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.
When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth.
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don’t think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
Heaven never helps the man who will not help himself
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.
It is only the very wisest and the very stupidest who never change.
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.
Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own.
Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do.