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Personal Growth Quotes

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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 less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We've observed that people who stall in their personal growth work
often have counterproductive soft addictions that stand in their way
of growth and having the life they say they want.
It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project.
- Judith Wright

 

In my early professionals years I was asking the question:
How can I treat, or cure, or change this person?
Now I would phrase the question in this way:
How can I provide a relationship which this person
may use for his own personal growth?
- Carl Rogers

Personal transformation can and does have global effects.
As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us.
The revolution that will save the world
is ultimately a personal one.
- Marianne Williamson

Close friends contribute to our personal growth.
They also contribute to our personal pleasure,
making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer,
the laughter ring louder because they are there.
- Judith Viorst

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The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

For my own personal growth I had to set out on my own.
- Frank Press

Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage
did I start on the path of personal growth.
- Judith Wright

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

I put aside personal preferences and step forward to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I know, to banish anger altogether
from one's breast is a difficult task.
It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort.
It can be done only by God's grace.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build.
- Larry Ellison

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer

I left the "eye for an eye" God
when I walked out of Bible school,
but God Within is a daily part of my personal experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
- John Stuart Mill

Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

Set and enforce your personal boundaries.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My mother was a personal friend of God's. They had ongoing conversations.
- Della Reese

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones.
- Kiana Tom

Get up-close-and-personal:
Life looks different when you really get involved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment,
and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility
in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
- Ray Kurzweil

Belief transcends ritual, structure and societal expectation.
It is an enlivening, intensely personal
core to our being. Our way of being.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson

Politics calls for robust debate and criticism, but this should never descend to personal and demeaning slurs.
- Kim Beazley

The actor has a constant problem of personal identity.
- Cyril Cusack

American poetry, like American painting, is always personal with an emphasis on the individuality of the poet.
- Diane Wakoski

I like the idea of giving workers control and putting their money into their personal accounts.
- Virginia Foxx

I like to feel that all my best photographs had strong personal visions and that a photograph that doesn't have a personal vision or doesn't communicate emotion fails.
- Galen Rowell

A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness.
- Elaine MacDonald

A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
- Dwight L. Moody

My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth, not with ethics.
- Arthur Keith

My own personal taste in films as a member of the audience was not completely in line with films I was doing.
- Rick Moranis

Here at the house, I've been decorating it and getting it organized. My best friend moved in in October so I've been getting her settled. She's my personal assistant now.
- Picabo Street

The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights.
- Potter Stewart

Personal faith can be a powerful force for public good.
- David E. Price

Personal columnists are jackals and no jackal has been known to live on grass once he had learned about meat - no matter who killed the meat for him.
- Ernest Hemingway

I like doing theaters. I like being up close and personal with the fans. It's really cool.
- Ruben Studdard

We daily share emotions, our personal and shared needs and hope.
- Frank Jordan

I feel as though we're living in a time where there is very little distinction paid between the personal and the professional.
- Wentworth Miller

All personal, psychological, social, and institutionalized domination on this earth can be traced back to its source: the phallic identities of men.
- Andrea Dworkin

It was a very emotional dinner... Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.
- Lil' Kim

Voluntary personal savings accounts would enable future retirees to harness the power of the marketplace when saving for their retirements.
- Bill Frist

An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me.
- Danny Aiello

For me, our beaches have always been a source of personal inspiration.
- Thomas Carper

Creating fantasy is a very personal thing, but you can't take the process too personally.
- Joseph Barbera

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
- Edith Sitwell

The secret of having a personal life is not answering too many questions about it.
- Joan Collins

The people I chose to work with me on this album are there because I have a personal relationship with them.
- Angie Martinez

It's always been my personal feeling that unless you are married, there is something that is not very dignified about talking about who you are dating.
- Luke Wilson

Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines.
- Zebulon Pike


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