self-development quotes

These self–development quotes are powerful, motivational  and inspirational.

Do you think you can achieve more than you are worth?

It’s your inner worth that determines your outer results/worth.

And your inner worth can be improved through self–development.

You can’t have a dream or vision and neglect the fact that you must  grow to match your dream before you can achieve it.

There is no limit to how far you can go in life, except the one you set up in your own mind.

Whenever you feel you are best, just keep in mind that someone is getting prepare to beat you. you can bet that!

Today is the preparation of what tomorrow may bring.

So here are 40 self–development quotes that Will help skyrocket your growth.

Please read with pen and paper so you can write down the ones that appeal to you most.

So let’s get started.

#1 Without personal development , you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been —Eli Cohen 


The principle of competing is against yourself. It’s about self–improvement, and being better than you were the day before. —Steve Young


#3 It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin


There will never be another now. I will make most of today. There will never be another me. I will make most of myself. —Robbert H. Schuller


#5 Commit yourself to life long learning. The most valuable asset you will ever have is your mind and what you put into it —Brian Tracy 

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He who stops being better, stops being good. —Oliver Cromwell

#7 It is what you learn after you know it all that counts. —John Wooden 


Your income rarely exceed your personal development —Jim Rohn


#9 Of course we all have our limits, but how can you possibly find your boundaries unless you explore as far and as wide as you possibly can! I would rather fail at an attempt at something I have already done. —A. E Hotchner 


To learn, you have to listen. To improve, you have to try —Thomas Jefferson

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#11 Learn something new every single day. You will never get old if you do —Lois Bey 


One of the most important principles of success is developing the habit of going the extramile.—Napoleon Hill


#13 There is no finer sensation in life than that which comes with victory over one’s self. Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all of your old internal enemies as you advance —Vash Young. 


Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience, trial, and suffering can the soul be strengthened ,vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved —Helen Keller


#15 The only way to excellence is to consistently improve yourself every single day —Thomas J. Vilord 


Read something positive every night and listen to something helpful every morning —Tom Hopkins


#17 The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment —William W. Ward 

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You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event —It is a habit —Aristotle


#19 The quality of a person is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor —Vince Lombardi 


Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living, the skill will make you a fortune —Jim Rohn

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#21 If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven’t done anything today—Lou Holtz


In reading the lives of great men. I found that the first victory they won were over themselves…. Self-discipline with all of them came first —Harry ‘s. Truman


#23 The principle of competing is against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, and being better than you were the day before —Steve Young 


My will shall shape my future. Whether I fail or succeed be no man”s doing but my own. I am the force. I can clear any obstacles before me, or I can be lost in a maze. My choice, my responsibility, will or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny —Elaine Maxwell


#25 Without continual  growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning—Benjamin Franklin

Have a dream so big that you cannot achieve it until you grow into the person who can

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grow up to match your dream


#27 The mind quickly responds to teaching and discipline. You can make the mind give you back anything you want —Norman  Vincent Peale 


Self discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not —Elbert Hubbard


#29 There are essencially two things that will make us wiser; The books we read and the people we meet —Charles Jones

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Your ability will grow to match your dreams—Jim Rohn


#31 What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us —Ralph Waldo Emerson 


A habit is like a cable; we are a thread of it every day, and at last we cannot break it –So we must form good,positive and productive habits —Horace Mann


#33 The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the mighty force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits. We must be quick to break those old habits that will help us achieve the success we desire —J. Paul Getty  self-development quotes

Develop the habit of changing your habit

#35 Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday,  you will overcome 99% of your competition —Joe Cardozo 


In each of us there are places we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them —Dr. Joyce Brothers


#37 I maintain my edge by always being a student; you will always have something new to learn —Jackie Joyner Kersee 

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The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential,,,,,,, these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence —Eddie Robinson


#39 The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving, the day I stop learning is the I stop growing.


Success depends upon our previous preparations, and without such preparations there is sure to be failure —Confucius

#41 You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits and sure, your habits will change your future —Bernard Shaw 

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the things you did do. So throw off the bowlines.Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails .Explore. Dream. Discover. —Mark Twain

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I believe that by now you are motivated and fired up to learn until you become a better version of who you are.

Of all the self-development quotes listed in this article, number 1, 4,  5, 25, and 41 appeal to me most. 

I would be glad to know your top 5 self-development quotes listed in this article that appeal to you most.

You can leave your comment down below.

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Oscar Nelson

I am Oscar Nelson, a chemical engineering technologist by profession and a passionate blogger. I live in the eastern part of Nigeria. I love motivational books and videos and I enjoy teaching people how to be successful in life. I started this blog as a result of the passion and drive I have for success and the resentment I have for poverty and mediocrity.SUCCESS is a mindset. To be successful in life, you have to first of all program your mind for success. Poverty is my motivation!

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