61 Personal Development Quotes

61 Personal Development Quotes

Let these personal development quotes remind you that you are responsible for learning and developing yourself. May theymotivate you to be the best you can be!

By developing yourself you are making yourself more valuable to your employer and for future opportunities. You build your self confidence as you learn new skills.

No matter what our age we should never stop learning and developing our selves. May these quotes encourage you to do just that!

Published by: Catherine Pulsifer and Ben Gillison

    ... my success began the day I started focusing on developing who I am as a person. 
  Eric Thomas

  1. I tell people everywhere I go that my success began the day I started focusing on developing who I am as a person. Eric Thomas, Greatness 21
    Learning  |  
  2. Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself. Erich Fromm
    Motivational   |
  3. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Words of Encouragement   |
  4. Income seldom exceeds personal development. Jim Rohn

  5. Income seldom exceeds personal development. Jim Rohn
    Inspirational Quotes  |  
  6. …setting goals is essential when it comes to personal development. Thibaut Meurisse, Goal Setting
    Goal Setting Quotes  |  
  7. Well, statistics show that people who continue to learn through life are much happier than those who don’t. Francis Brennan, Counting My Blessings
    Happy  |  
  8. People often make a mistake in their personal development when they focus too much on their weaknesses. As a result, they spend all their time trying to shore up those weaknesses instead of maximizing the strengths they possess. John C. Maxwell, 25 Ways to Win with People
    Motivational Poems  |  
  9. Unless you're continually improving your skills, 
you're quickly becoming irrelevant.   Stephen Covey

  10. Unless you’re continually improving your skills, you’re quickly becoming irrelevant. Stephen Covey
    Daily Inspiration  |  
  11. “To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up. Ralph Bunche
    Persistence   |
  12. “Your personal development goals can lead you forward to a more rewarding life despite challenges, pitfalls or trials. You do have a choice and you do have the option.” Byron Pulsifer, Personal Growth
    Goals   |
  13. What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail? Robert Schuller

  14. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” Robert Schuller
    Failure  |
  15. Wholesome self-esteem is cultivated by practicing skills linked to the three building blocks of self-esteem: unconditional human worth, unconditional love, and growth. Glenn R. Schiraldi, The Self-Esteem Workbook
    Growth  |
  16. “A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas – a place where history comes to life.” Norman Cousins
    Life   |
  17. If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development. Brian Tracy
    Achievement   |
  18. . . . formal education gets you a job, but self-education is what makes you rich! The importance of self-education and investing in your own personal development is something that you won’t learn about in high school or even college. Jim Rohn, My Philosophy for Successful Living
    Jim Rohn Quotes  |
  19. “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
    Wise   |
  20. The paradox of perfection is that we are perfectly imperfect. Perfect just as we are. We are not broken. Rob Moore, Start now get perfect later
    Accomplishment  |
  21. “What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside you.” Wayne Dyer
    Stress   |
  22. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can somehow become great.” Mark Twain
    Greatness   |
  23. “I am frequently asked by coaches what they can do to maintain and raise their skill in their coaching work. My answer is to practice, practice, and practice, but with greater awareness of yourself and other people, and to be committed to your own continuing personal development.” John Whitmore, Coaching for Performance
    Coaching   |
  24. Stay focused on self-direction and personal growth and away from finger-pointing. Nina Atwood

  25. “Stay focused on self-direction and personal growth and away from finger-pointing.” Nina Atwood
    Focus  |
  26. Active listening results in improvements in your understanding for your loved ones, and therefore an improvement in your interpersonal skills and relationships with friends, family, and children alike. C Orbison, Active Listening
    Poems about Life  |
  27. After all, if we want stronger arms, we train our arms, not our legs. The same should to apply to the brain: if we want a brain that functions better, surely we ought to train with crosswords, memory exercises, and other brain gymnastics? Anders Hansen, The Real Happy Pill.
    Empowering  |
  28. “Self-development will help you better yourself, and it’ll allow you to make way fewer mistakes, helping your business to grow and survive.” Monica Bell, Passive Income
    Destiny  |
  29. “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up, he needs education to turn him around.” Jim Rohn
    Knowledge  |
  30. “Life goes by rapidly. Don’t delay. Don’t put it off. Don’t wait until you have some spare time. Don’t wait until the time’s ‘right’.” Ken Keyes
    Time  |
  31. “There is nothing wrong with making mistakes and not having all the answers, so long as we are willing to admit this and strive for personal betterment. Those who think they know it all have no way of finding out that they don’t.” Leo Buscaglia
    Mistake  |
  32. “Believing in yourself, is an endless destination. Believing you have failed, is the end of your journey.” Sarah Meredith
    Believe In Yourself  |
  33. “Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.” Henry Drummond
    Possiblities   |
  34. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt

  35. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt
    Famous   |
  36. Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time, and energy needed to develop yourself. Denis Waitley
    Effort  |
  37. “The more connected we are to our emotions and thoughts, the more prepared we are to experience growth and personal development.” Brett Blumenthal, 52 Small Changes for the Mind
    Experience  |
  38. “Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.” James Bryant Conant
    Taking Risks  |
  39. “Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.” Author Uunknown
    Top Ten Quotes   |
  40. “The greatest pleasure in life is in doing what people say you cannot do”. Walther Bageholt
    Attitude  |
  41. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.” Napoleon Hill
    Being Yourself   |
  42. It's never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot

  43. “It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot
    Positive   |
  44. “We can not become what we need to by remaining what we are.” Oprah Winfrey
    Quotes about Overcoming  |
  45. “Fate and self-help share equally in shaping our destiny.” Indian Proverb
    Fate  |
  46. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” Denis Waitley
    Choices   |
  47. “I don’t think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it. I think if you are determined enough and willing to pay the price, you can get it done.” Mike Ditka
    Determination  |
  48. “The book, the idea of a book or the image of a book, is a symbol of learning, of transmitting knowledge.. I make my own books to find my way through the old stories.” Anselm Kiefer
    Books   |
  49. God help those who do not help themselves. Wilson Mizner
    God   |
  50. The process of improving self-esteem involves identifying our areas of self-defeat, investigating why we are trapped there.Pixie Walker, Inspiration
    Self Esteem   |
  51. Another big step to learning constantly was personal development everyday, 30-60 mins in the morning without fail. Some options are listening to Les Brown, Tony Robbins, Zig Ziglar, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson or Eric Thomas. Roy Williams, Self Help
    Listening   |
  52. The best way to predict the future is to create it. Peter F. Drucker

  53. The best way to predict the future is to create it. Peter F. Drucker
    Future  |
  54. All human beings have the ability to transform like a caterpillar emerging from its cocoon and taking to the sky. This is the essence of personal development: taking information in, becoming inspired by it and allowing yourself to be transformed and, in turn, inspire others as well. Jim Rohn, My Philosophy for Successful Living
    Inspirational Poems  |
  55. Other people may be there to help us, teach us, guide us along our path, but the lesson to be learned is always ours. Author Unknown
    Teacher  |
  56. Success is something you attract by the person you become. Jim Rohn
    Success   |
  57. You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself. Galileo
    Helping Others   |
  58. One of the most difficult things is not to change society, but to change yourself. Nelson Mandela
    Change   |
  59. An environment of growth where information is shared, personal development is encouraged, and discussions occur to help everyone grow and learn. Byron Pulsifer, Help To Surpass
    Sharing   |
  60. None will improve your lot if you yourself do not. Bertolt Brecht

  61. None will improve your lot if you yourself do not. Bertolt Brecht
    Positive Attitude   |
  62. If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes. St. Clement of Alexandria
    Hope   |
  63. What are your own personal development goals ? Every person no matter where or whom has something in and around their life that causes them concern or, at the very least, pause to think how an aspect of their life may not be exactly what they want or desire. Catherine Pulsifer, Personal Development Goals
    Inspirational Thoughts   |
  64. Personal development should make us attractive to fellow human beings. What should define us as better people is our ability to be a helping hand to those who are struggling to attain their desired goals. Alson Bhebe, Reason for Existence
    Ability  |
  65. Personal development should help us aspire highly and realize our full potential and prepare us to effectively engage in and impact on society. Dr. Souheil Ghannouchi, Muslim American Renaissance Project
    Potential  |
  66. Personal development should be considered a means and a process along the journey of being human and finding deeper humanity, rather than being focused on satisfying instinctual desires. Doreen Martens, The Profundity of Humanity
    Enjoy The Journey  |
  67. I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don’t trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it. Charles Dickens
    Honesty   |
  68. Using your favorite heroes or inspirational people as encouragements and examples for personal growth is one thing; comparing yourself to those you perceive as ‘lesser’ or ‘better’ than you is a death sentence for your advancement in your personal self-improvement. Ian Tuhovsky, Natural Confidence Training
    Encouraging Quotes   |
  69. No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change. Barbara De Angelis
    Happiness   |

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