True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition.— Frederick Herzberg
Successful Personal Development quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.
It is in playing and only in playing that the individual child or adult is able to be creative and to use the whole personality, and it is only in being creative that the individual discovers the self.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.
Successful careers are not planned. They develop when people are prepared for opportunities because they know their strengths, their method of work, and their values. Knowing where one belongs can transform an ordinary person - hardworking and competent but otherwise mediocre - into an outstanding performer.
We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life.
It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.
There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan. There is so much history of this racist violence that simply to bring one person to justice is not going to disturb the whole racist edifice.
Like anybody, I like clothes, and I enjoy what I like to wear.
We might have a difference in personal outfit choices. Some might not like it. But to judge someone because of their appearance is pretty foolish. If you have time to do that, I suggest you look at yourself in the mirror and spend more time developing yourself. Come on, it's 2013.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
Individual style is the correct balance of knowing who you are, what works fro you, and how to develop your own personality
A fully developed bureaucratic mechanism stands in the same relationship to other forms as does the machine to the non-mechanical production of goods. Precision, speed, clarity, documentary ability, continuity, discretion, unity, rigid subordination, reduction of friction and material and personal expenses are unique to bureaucratic organization.
Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...
Adversity and challenges are life’s way of creating strength.
Adversity creates challenge, and challenge creates change, and change is absolutely necessary for growth. If there is no change and challenge, there can be no growth and development.
Be seriously involved with growing, with your own development, and never fear.
Be the kind of person who is naturally powerful, positive, ingenious, open, to the highest degree. Be the best. No negativity. No weakness. No acquiescence to fear or disaster. No errors of ignorance. No evasion to reality.
I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant.
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
Be the kind of person others admire, can count on, trust, and enjoy spending time with. After you have developed that reputation, people will start to ask you what you do and you will be amazed at how many people will want to work with you. You will attract others based on your character.
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
Be the change you want to see.
True progress lies in the direction of decentralization, both territorial and functional, in the development of the spirit of local and personal initiative, and of free federation from the simple to the compound, in lieu of the present hierarchy from the centre to the periphery.
One of the greatest gifts you can give your husband is your own wholeness.
Be the one who makes everyone feel like someone!
If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
By 'socialism' I mean a classless society in which the State has disappeared, production is cooperative, and no man has political or economic power over another. The touchstone would be the extent to which each individual could develop his own talents and personality.
The ability to qualify for, receive, and act on personal revelation is the single most important skill that can be acquired in this life.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
The most effective way I know to begin with the end in mind is to develop a personal mission statement or philosophy or creed. It focused on what you want to be (character) and to do (contributions and achievements) and on the values or principles upon which being and doing are based.
Life is about becoming a better version of yourself.
Be the change you want to see in your networks
What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson, what you do to another person - you do to you. Give judgement and criticism and you give it to yourself. Give love and appreciation to another person or anything, and you give it to yourself.
Don't join an easy crowd; you won't grow.
Don't wish it was easier wish you were better.
Don't wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom
Lucid dreaming has considerable potential for promoting personal growth and self-development, enhancing self-confidence, improving mental and physical health, facilitating creative problem solving and helping you to progress on the path to self-mastery.
Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.
In this context, the church supports and favors every effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings, and to promote their fundamental rights, their dignity and liberty.
The spirit of the individual is determined by his dominating thought habits.
You must manage yourself before you can lead someone else.
The higher goal a person pursues, the quicker his ability develops, and the more beneficial he will become to the society. I believe for sure that this is also a truth.
The ability to grow is directly related to the amount of insecurity you can take in your life.