Growth Quotes

Quotations on Growth
Don’t go through life, grow through life. – Eric Butterworth

Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself. – Julia Cameron

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely. – Karen Kaiser Clark

Once you make the fundamental choice to be the predominant force in your life, any approach you choose to take for your own growth and development can work, and you will be especially attracted to those approaches which will work particularly well for you. – Robert Fritz

All change is not growth; all movement is not forward. – Ellen Glasgow

Growth and change are never easy…If it were easy, you would have done it
long ago. – Lawrence LeShan

You have to be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you: You produce it. You live it. – Bruce Mau

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

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we are not really living. Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. It may mean a giving up of familiar but limiting patterns, safe but unrewarding work, values no longer believed in, relationships that have lost their meaning. As Dostoevsky put it, ‘Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.’ The real fear should be of the opposite course. – Gail Sheehy

The appetite for growth is whetted rather than allayed by gratification. Growth is, in itself, a rewarding and exciting process, e.g., the fulfilling of yearnings and ambitions, like that of being a good doctor, the acquisition of admired skills, like playing the violin or being a good carpenter; the steady increase of understanding about people or about the universe, or about oneself; the development of creativeness in whatever field, or most important, simply the ambition to be a good human being. – Abraham Maslow

Growth is the only evidence of life. – John Henry Newman

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