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Personal Development Quotes from Experts and Famous People

Most people who have a consistent track record of difference making and impact see their own growth and development as essential.  Here are several quotes to encourage, inspire, and challenge you in your own developmental journey.

1. “Income seldom exceeds personal development.” Jim Rohn

2. “Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less.” Norman

3. “You cannot dream yourself into character; you must hammer and forge yourself into one.”
Henry David Thoreau

4. “Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.” Morihei

5. “Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you
to achieve your goals.” Brian Tracy

6. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to become.” Ralph
Waldo Emerson

7. “Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to place you haven’t been before.” Pat

8. “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to
your former self.” Ernest Hemingway

9. “Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see
a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal
growth.” John C. Maxwell

10. “Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time and energy to develop
yourself.” Denis Waitley

11. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater
investment.” Stephen Covey

12. “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen
again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” Abraham Maslow

13. “Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your
life, it will improve the lives of those around you.” Robin Sharma

14. “In this world you’re either growing or you’re dying, so get in motion and grow.” Lou Holtz

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