It's only after you've stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.
Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.
You learn something valuable from all of the significant events and people, but you never touch your true potential until you challenge yourself to go beyond imposed limitations.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
When things do not go your way, remember that every challenge - every adversity - contains within it the seeds of opportunity and growth.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
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Moonlight floods the whole sky from horizon to horizon; How much it can fill your room depends on its windows.
We are products of our past, but we don't have to be prisoners of it.
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.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow.
You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow.
Push your boundaries beyond the ordinary; be that "extra" in "extraordinary."
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Do not even think of success, just strive to enhance who you are, Right now you have an idea of success but you do not have the competence for that.
Excellence is not about being better than someone. Excellence means human mechanism performs at its peak
If you learn to laugh at your own stupidity, all your crap will turn into manure very fast. And manure is good for growth
There is security in repetitive life patterns, but there are no possibilities, no growth
To grow does not mean that you think too much of yourself. Growth is dissolution
Marriage should be honored by husband and wife as an opportunity for nurturing growth and understanding through mutual exchange of their finest qualities
If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you've made, if they don't realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.
Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing.
I suppose sooner or later in the life of everyone comes a moment of trial. We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end.
The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.
The mind is just like a muscle - the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand.
If you are truly concerned about your children, creating a joyful and loving atmosphere for their growth is most important. Not providing them shiny boots, better clothes, video games or something else is important
How will a young person gain strength, courage, learn to handle many things if you don't do something unpredictable? everything is a set track, it's not good
When you become significant as a life, it doesn't matter what you do, whatever you do will be worthwhile.
One of the most important steps to preserve ecology & allow growth of forests is to ensure that human beings eat sensibly. Human food consumption is costing ecology very dearly. This issue must be addressed
There is a certain time to grow and there is a certain time to live. If you live too early, you will not grow and if you don't grow, the scale and scope of your life will be very limited. That should not happen to you
If you are constantly facing new situations, it means you are living a life of growth and great possibilities.
Once you realize that the way you exist right now is not enough, that there is something more, your spiritual process has already begun
In spirituality, when we say growth, we are talking about becoming smaller; not just smaller - non existent
The compound interest from many quick small iterations is greater than the compound interest from a few slow big iterations. Compound interest operates in most intellectual and social domains
It is very important a child remains a child; there is no hurry to make him into an adult because you can't reverse it later.
Things that you have never imagined should enter your life. Only then will your life be truly enriched
Spirituality does not mean growth, it means self-destruction, self-annihilation
If you are responding to filth (that comes in your way) consciously, filth becomes great manure to produce a wonderful flower out of you, to bring out the most wonderful fragrance in you
I think the best way to prepare for the future 20 years is find something you love to do, to have a shot at being one of the best people in the world at it. Build an independent brand around it, with your name.