Personal Development Quotes

Posted on January 13th, 2014

Collection of my favourite quotes about personal development.

“Give it time – meditation is a process, not a goal. Follow your own rhythm & you’ll get the results you need.”

“Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happened to him.” - Aldous Huxley

“You must accept something before you can change it.” - Eben Pagan

The art of great communication - listening when you would rather be talking. - Mark Twain

“What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while.”

“Good days give you happiness, bad days give you experience, and the worst days give you the best lessons.”

When they laugh at you for being different, laugh back at them for being the same.

We usually can’t choose the music life plays for us, but we can choose how we dance to it.

“Daily, I examine myself in three areas. Have I done my best when doing things for others? Have I been trustworthy in my dealings with my friends? Have I revised the lessons I have been taught?” - Zeng Zi

Success is related to the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have

Laughter is a vacation from reality

“Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.” - Confucius

Maturity - The state or quality of being fully grown or developed. Having reached a desired or final condition.

“You think you have a handicap, no. The other guy has the handicap if he cannot control himself. - RedBelt

You control yourself, you control him. A man distracted is a man defeated.” - RedBelt

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” - Leo Tolstoy

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence therefore is not an action, but a habit.” - Aristotle

“True wisdom lies in one’s confession about the limits of one’s knowledge.” - Socrates

“You can’t create a new reality with the same personality.” - Amit Gaswami

“What you are shouts at me so loudly that I can’t hear a word you say.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The Universal Maxim - you should live your life as though your every act were to become universal law for all other people.” - Immanuel Kant

The only security a man can ever have is the ability to do a job uncommonly well. —Abraham Lincoln “’ Self actualization is the oxygen for the soul. - Brian Johnson

“A Man Grows Most Tired While Standing Still.” - Chinese proverb

If you are willing to travel around the world to meet a teacher, one will appear next door. - Zen saying.

“You teach best what you most need to learn.” - Richard Bach

“The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do. And what you have to do to get where you want to be may not be pretty or may not come easy.”

“Why do we fall sir? So we might learn to pick ourselves up.” - Batman Begins

“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” He planned his routine around waking up at 5 a.m. and asking himself “What good shall I do this day?” - Benjamin Franklin

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. Start my planning. Joe SABAH

“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.” - Randy Pausch

“It is not the things we do in life that we regret on our death bed. It is the things we do not. Find your passion and follow it. And if there is anything that I have learned in life, you will not find that passion in things. And you will not find that passion in money. Because the more things and the more money you have, the more you will just look around and use that as the metric — and there will always be someone with more. Your passion must come from the things that fuel you from the inside. That passion will be grounded in people. It will be grounded in the relationships you have with people and what they think of you when your time comes.” - Randy Pausch

“If you think you can do it, or you think you can’t do it, You are right.” - Henry Ford quotes

“It’s hard to have original ideas when you are surrounded by people who all have the same experiences as you.” ~ Jonathan Harris

“The intention manifests when the condition is appropriate.” - David Hawkins

The biggest room in the world is room for improvement.

You are not judged by what you start but by what you finish.

“If a man gives way to all his desires, or panders to them, there will be no inner struggle in him, no ‘friction,’ no fire. But if, for the sake of attaining a definite aim, he struggles with desires that hinder him, he will then create a fire which will gradually transform his inner world into a single whole.” - P.D. Ouspensky

“Who we are is but a stepping stone to what we can become.” - Deus Ex

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