Personal Growth Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old personal growth quotes, personal growth sayings, and personal growth proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

Brian Tracy

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

To double your income and success, triple your investment in personal development and professional mastery     

Robin Sharma

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

Stephen Covey

The greatest gift you can give to somebody is your own personal development.     

Jim Rohn

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become.     

Eli Cohen

Personal development – the never ending chance to improve not only yourself but also attract opportunities and affect others.     

Jim Rohn

Every time we push personal development aside, we invite personal struggle into our lives.     

Hal Elrod

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.     

Aldous Huxley

Self-transformation commences with a period of self-questioning. Questions lead to more questions, bewilderment leads to new discoveries, and growing personal awareness leads to transformation in how a person lives. Purposeful modification of the self only commences with revising our mind’s internal functions. Revamped internal functions eventually alter how we view our external environment.     

Kilroy J. Oldster

Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before.     

Pat Summitt

Income seldom exceeds personal development.     

Jim Rohn

Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time and energy needed to develop yourself.     

Denis Waitley

Personal development is the conscious choice to improve one’s life to become a better person and to grow as an individual.     


You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. If you want to reach your goals and fulfill your potential, become intentional about your personal growth. It will change your life.     

Jim Rohn

Personal development is essential for a positive mindset, self-motivational, increasing self-belief and raising your standards.     


Make personal growth a daily priority.     

John C. Maxwell

It is hard to keep that which has not been obtained through personal development.     

Jim Rohn

Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.     

B. R. Ambedkar

Living is a process of developing oneself. Without experiencing pain from disconcerting periods of our lives, we would be different person, perhaps a lesser person.     

Kilroy J. Oldster

A person must constantly work to develop their self to the fullest embodiment of a human being through their acts of love, compassion, and dutiful work.     

Kilroy J. Oldster

Self-development is a contradiction in terms. Personal development is the way.     

Frank Ra