Growth Quotes

Some people grow under responsibility, others merely swell. - Hubbell

 

The minute a man ceases to grow, no matter what his years, that minute he begins to be old. - William James

 

Every phase of evolution commences by being in a state of unstable force and proceeds through organization to equilibrium. Equilibrium having been achieved, no further development is possible without once more oversetting the A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet. Whosoever acts spoils it. Whosoever keeps loses it. - Kabbalah

 

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. - Pir Vilayat Khan

 

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow. - C.R. Lawton

 

The entrepreneurial approach is not a sideline!M. It is the heart of our design for growth. - Lewis Lehr

 

Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations" are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are. - Maxwell Maltz

 

Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees. - J. Willard Marriott

 

The growth of affluence, the growth of education, has led to a shortage of morons. - Leonard Neal

 

Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river. - Chinese Proverb

 

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth. - Virginia Satir

 

When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And tell the other girls and boys Not to meddle with my toys. - Robert Louis Stevenson

 

What is the most rigorous law of our being? Growth. No smallest atom of our moral, mental, or physical structure can stand still a year. It grows -- it must grow; nothing can prevent it. - Mark Twain

 

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. - Edward Abbey

 

We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome. - R. C. Allen

 

The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion. - Matthew Arnold

 

Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees. - Karl Baker

 

I am convinced that the world is not a mere bog in which men and woman trample themselves in the mire and die. Something magnificent is taking place here amid the cruelties and tragedies, and the supreme challenge to intelligence is that of making the noblest and best in our curious heritage prevail. - Charles A. Beard

 

Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities. - Elizabeth Bowen

 

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn. - Hare Charles

 

We find comfort among those who agree with us-growth among those who don't. - Frank A. Clark

 

The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development. – Confucius

 

Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose From out night's gray and cloudy sheath; Softly and still it grows and grows, Petal by petal, leaf by leaf. - Susan Coolidge

 

I will grow. I will become something new and grand, but no grander than I now am. Just as the sky will be different in a few hours, its present perfection and completeness is not deficient, so am I presently perfect and not deficient because I will be different tomorrow. I will grow and I am not deficient. - Wayne Dyer

 

If it's not growing, it's going to die. - Michael Eisner

 

Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence. - Hannah Arendt

 

Why did she love him? Curious fool, be still, is human love the growth of human will? - Lord Byron

 

A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love. - Pearl S. Buck

 

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds. - Thomas Dunn English

 

One of the most important phases of maturing is that of growth from self-centring to an understanding relationship to others. A person is not mature until he has both an ability and a willingness to see himself as one among others and to do unto those others as he would have them do to him. - Sir Walter Scott

 

Cities force growth and make people talkative and entertaining, but they also make them artificial. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots. - Frank A. Clark

 

Anything that encourages the growth of emotional ties between men must operate against war. - Sigmund Freud

 

The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic State itself. That, in its essence, is Fascism, ownership of government by an individual, by a group or by any controlling private power. - Franklin Delano Roosevelt