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