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Growth

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
(Alfred Adler, Austrian psychiatrist, 1870-1937)
 
All growth depends upon activity.  There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
(Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the USA, 1872-1933)
 
Don't dwell on what went wrong.  Instead, focus on what to do next.
Spend your energies on moving forward towards finding the answer.
(Dennis Waitley, American motivational writer)
 
We don't receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
(Marcel Proust, French writer, 1871-1922)
 
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.  The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
(William Ellery Channing, American Unitarian priest, 1780-1842)
 
Let's honour our mistakes by allowing them to teach us.  Let's consider our failings to be gifts, and share them humbly with others.
(Molly Gordon, American motivational coach)
 
The finest gift you can give anyone is encouragement.  
If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom
and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams.
(Sidney Madwed, American poet)
 
How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
(Friedrich Alexander von Humboldt, Prussian philosopher, 1769-1859)
 
The strongest principal of growth lies in the hulman choice.
(George Eliot by Mary Ann Evans, English writer, 1819-1890)
 
When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either.
(Leo Burnett, American entrepreneur, 1891-1971)
 
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.  
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
(Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910)
 
How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become;
to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.
(Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French poet and aviator, 1900-1944)
 
Smile at each other - it doesn't matter who it is - and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other.
(Mother Teresa, 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, 1910-1997)
 
Life is growth; if we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.
(Morihei Ueshiba, founder of Aikido, 1883-1969)
 
The higher one climbs on the spiritual ladder, the more they will grant others their own freedom,
and give less interference to another's state of consciousness.
(Paul Twitchell, American spiritual writer)
 
We all carry within us our places of exile, our crimes, and our ravages.
But our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to fight them in ourselves and in others.
(Albert Camus, French philosopher, 1913-1960)
 
To accomplish great things, we must not only plan, but also believe.
(Jacques Anatole Thibault, French author, 1844-1924)
 
You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.
(Abraham Maslow, humanist psychologist, 1908-1970)