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You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes? Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
  • inspirational

Don't go through life, grow through life. Eric Butterworth, educator
  • Growth

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
  • Growth

Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. Morihei Ueshiba, athlete
  • growth

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • already

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. Andrew Carnegie, businessman
  • action

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e. e. cummings, poet
  • teen

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. Pearl Buck,
  • Growth

Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time. Aristotle, philosopher
  • time

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. Edward Abbey, author
  • Growth

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life -- mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. Julius Erving, athlete
  • Growth

Love is the flower you've got to let grow. John Lennon, musician
  • love

When a bonsai stops growing, you know it's dead. Japanese Proverbs,
  • Growth

You can't expect something different from someone who hasn't done anything to change. Don't stunt your growth waiting on someone who doesn't want to grow with you. Tony Gaskins, speaker
  • change

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living. Anatole France, novelist
  • Growth

Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. Walt Whitman, poet
  • air

In the end, it is the person you become, not the things you have achieved, that is the most important. Les Brown, motivational speaker
  • Growth

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • Growth

Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist
  • Growth

If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don't grow. Heath Ledger, actor
  • choices

Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow. Johann von Goethe, writer
  • Growth

All men's gains are the fruit of venturing. Herodotus, historian
  • Growth

Growth is the only evidence of life. John Henry Newman, clergyman
  • Growth

Climb mountains to see lowlands. Chinese Proverbs,
  • Growth

We find comfort among those who agree with us-growth among those who don't. Frank A. Clark,
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The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development. Confucius, philosopher
  • Growth

We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness. Bern Williams,
  • Growth

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. Audrey Hepburn, actress
  • discover

It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
  • Growth

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, psychologist
  • Growth

When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing. Woodrow Wilson, president
  • Growth

Men and women should stay apart, till their hearts grow gentle towards one another again. David Herbert Lawrence, writer
  • again

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. Doug Larson, cartoonist
  • gardening

Growth is a painful process. Wilma Mankiller, statesman
  • growth

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle... Napoleon Hill, writer
  • Growth

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. Anais Nin, author
  • Growth

Love dies only when growth stops. Pearl Buck,
  • Growth

Love didn't grow very well in place where there was only fear, just as plants didn't grow very well in a place where it was always dark. Stephen King, author
  • Growth

Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting? Ray Kroc, businessman
  • Growth

There is no growth without discontent. Source Unknown,
  • Growth

If you're just safe about the choices you make, you don't grow. Heath Ledger, actor
  • choices

Everybody knows it hurts to grow up... and we're still fighting it. Ben Folds, musician
  • everybody

Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. Robert Browning, poet
  • best

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer. Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor
  • babies

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

Every plant knows this: It Scott Sorrell,
  • Growth

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
  • funny

We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs. Eric Berne, psychologist
  • Growth

Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists. Noam Chomsky, activist
  • Growth

Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen. Steven Wright, comedian
  • deeper

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant. Ursula K. Le Guin, writer
  • imagination

We must accept life for what it actually is - a challenge to our quality without which we should never know of what stuff we are made, or grow to our full stature. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
  • accept

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. Bryan White, musician
  • teen

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. Pir Vilayat Khan, philosopher
  • Growth

There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same. Norman Mailer, novelist
  • Growth

I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way. Allen Iverson, athlete
  • growing

I have a boyfriend and a dog, and I still haven't figured out what I want to be when I grow up. Chelsea Clinton, celebrity
  • boyfriend

When I grow up I want to be a little boy. Joseph Heller, novelist
  • boy

In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul. Mary Renault, novelist
  • brood

Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, philosopher
  • attention

I want to solidify as an artist and show that as I grow as a person and make mistakes and learn from them, I'm going to grow artistically. Eminem, musician
  • artist

Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river. Chinese Proverbs,
  • Growth

If it's not growing, it's going to die. Michael Eisner, businessman
  • Growth

All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance. Edward Gibbon, historian
  • Growth

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

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. Henry Miller, author
  • Growth

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, writer
  • Growth

The more you mow us down, the more numerous we grow; the blood of Christians is seed. Tertullian, author
  • blood

I still love the theology of the Mormon religion and think it is a wonderful way to grow up. Katherine Heigl, actress
  • grow

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • nature

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity. Edvard Munch, artist
  • death

You only grow when you are alone. Paul Newman, actor
  • alone

Flowers grow out of dark moments. Corita Kent, artist
  • dark

If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old. John Kenneth Galbraith, economist
  • brows

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin. Aesop, author
  • destroy

If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters. Helen Clark, statesman
  • community

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. Liberty Hyde Bailey, scientist
  • gardening

Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow. Chief Joseph, leader
  • alike

We grow in time to trust the future for our answers. Ruth Benedict, scientist
  • Growth

Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities. Elizabeth Bowen, novelist
  • Growth

The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
  • Growth

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. Calvin Coolidge, president
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The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice. George Eliot, author
  • Growth

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher. Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist
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Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees. J. Willard Marriott,
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Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars. Brian Tracy, author
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I did gymnastics when I was growing up and to this day I can still do the splits. Kristin Kreuk, actress
  • growing

The places that are most likely to grow trees for carbon sequestration are places where trees aren't growing now. Robert Jackson, statesman
  • carbon

If a rich person invests in a business, either directly or through stock purchases, it means business can grow and hire more people. Terry Savage,
  • business

I've been allowed to grow over the past twenty years. I've managed to avoid being trapped in one moment of my career and for that, I'm very thankful. Giovanni Ribisi, actor
  • allowed

Rekindle the joy yachtsman that lies deep inside of you; share magic crystals and watch it grow! Isabel Yosito, artist
  • crystals

I want to be true to the character and maintain some consistency and give the audience what they love while at the same time keeping things fresh and grow the character. Martha Plimpton, model
  • audience

I think the best thing about being pregnant would definitely have to be seeing just my belly grow and seeing, like, wow, there is, you know, something inside of me. Tia Mowry, actress
  • being

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer
  • grow

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants. John W. Gardner, educator
  • education

It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually. M. Scott Peck, psychologist
  • grow

We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
  • grow

Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas. Paula Poundstone, comedian
  • asking

Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay. Sallust, historian
  • all

Sometimes, if you aren't sure about something, you have to just jump off the bridge and grow wings on your way down. Danielle Steel, novelist
  • bridge

People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow. Erma Bombeck, journalist
  • allow

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so. Tryon Edwards, theologian
  • age

We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing. Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer
  • grow

You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
  • courage

I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year, but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as we hoped for the rest of the year. Michael F. Easley, politician
  • believe

I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me. Antonio Villaraigosa, politician
  • mothers

Give the children an opportunity to make garden. Let them grow what they will. It matters less that they grow good plants than that they try for themselves. Liberty Hyde Bailey, scientist
  • children

If you live for pleasure, your ability to enjoy it may pass away and your senses grow dim. Matthew Simpson, clergyman
  • ability

Ordinary men live among marvels and feel no wonder, grow familiar with objects and learn nothing new about them. George Henry Lewes, philosopher
  • among

We grow like flowers, and bear desire, The odor of the human flowers. Richard H. Stoddard, critic
  • bear

I didn't grow up with any concept of people being deviants unless they mistreated others. George Weinberg, psychologist
  • being

Every collaboration helps you grow. With Bowie, it's different every time. I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments. That inspires him. He's very quick. Brian Eno, musician
  • aural

Keep the faith in yourself, in your ability to adapt, to learn, to grow, to get better. That's the key to success. Eric Worre,
  • grow

Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury, writer
  • sometimes

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, poet
  • Growth

Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees. Karl Baker,
  • Growth

Spend in pure converse our eternal day;Think each in each, immediately wise;Learn all we lacked before; hear, know, and sayWhat this tumultuous body now denies;And feel, who have laid our groping hands away;And see, no longer blinded by our eyes. Rupert Brooke, poet
  • Growth

All of us need to grow continuously in our lives. Les Brown, motivational speaker
  • Growth

Every winner has scars. Herbert N. Casson,
  • Growth

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

The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us. G. K. Chesterton, writer
  • Growth

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,
  • Growth

Those who have high thoughts are ever striving; they are not happy to remain in the same place. Like swans that leave their lake and rise into the air, they leave their home and fly for a higher home. Dhammapada,
  • Growth

Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution. Johann von Goethe, writer
  • Growth

Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent. Johann von Goethe, writer
  • Growth

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value. Hermann Hesse, novelist
  • Growth

Some people grow under responsibility, others merely swell. Hubbell,
  • Growth

A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention. Aldous Huxley, novelist
  • Growth

A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth. Lao Tzu, philosopher
  • Growth

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

Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential. Bruce Lee, actor
  • Growth

The entrepreneurial approach is not a sideline at 3M. It is the heart of our design for growth. Lewis Lehr,
  • Growth

Steps are what you take when you think you have forever. Nicholas Lore,
  • Growth

I don't know what it's like for a book writer or a doctor or a teacher as they work to get established in their jobs. But for a singer, you've got to continue to grow or else you're just like last night's cornbread -- stale and dry. Loretta Lynn, musician
  • Growth

Maturity knows no age. It is a concept that can only become a reality when one completely reliquishes their childhood tendencies and fully embraces the ideals valued by those already matured. Andy Mastay,
  • Growth

I don't say 'Tis impossible for an impudent man not to rise in the world, but a moderate merit with a large share of impudence is more probable to be advanced than the greatest qualifications without it. Mary Wortley Montagu, writer
  • Growth

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

Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it. Osho [Chandra Mohan Jain],
  • Growth

By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top. Saskya Pandita, leader
  • Growth

Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love. M Scott Peck,
  • Growth

If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing. Saint Augustine of Hippo,
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Promote yourself but do not demote another. Israel Salanter,
  • Growth

You don't learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well hammered yourself. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
  • Growth

Growth means change and change involves risk, stepping from the known to the unknown. George Shinn,
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We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered. Tom Stoppard, dramatist
  • Growth

The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry. Sir Henry Taylor,
  • Growth

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, author
  • Growth

I remember when I was in school, they would ask, 'What are you going to be when you grow up?' and then you'd have to draw a picture of it. I drew a picture of myself as a bride. Gwen Stefani, musician
  • wedding

The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older. William Lyon Phelps, educator
  • belief

To be content with life or to live merrily, rather all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow. Georg C. Lichtenberg, scientist
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