Quotes often help us to grasp deep truths and shift our perspectives. A good quote can provide the inspiration to develop new habits, the courage make an important decision or the encouragement to take you through a difficult situation. One of the smartest ways to jumpstart your personal development is to imbibe wisdom from a variety of sources and quotes provide a beautiful way to do that. I have researched and compiled some inspiring quotes to fuel your personal development journey.

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One of the most difficult things is not to change society, but to change yourself. – Nelson Mandela

Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth. – Jim Rohn

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. – Bo Bennett

The great solution to all human problems is individual inner transformation. – Vernon Howard

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. – Aristotle

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There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint. –Denis Diderot

If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. – Gail Sheehy

Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery. –Rick Warren

It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always. – Oprah Winfrey

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change. – Barbara De Angelis

None will improve your lot if you yourself do not. – Bertolt Brecht

Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change. –Richard Branson

Transformation is not five minutes from now; it’s a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it’s these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self-esteem. –Jillian Michaels

There is nothing wrong with making mistakes and not having all the answers, so long as we are willing to admit this and strive for personal betterment. Those who think they know it all have no way of finding out that they don’t. – Leo Buscaglia

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can. – Henry Drummond

If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. – Napoleon Hill

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. – Denis Waitley

I don’t think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it. I think if you are determined enough and willing to pay the price, you can get it done. – Mike Ditka

The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Peter F. Drucker

Other people may be there to help us, teach us, guide us along our path, but the lesson to be learned is always ours. – Melody Beattie

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can. – Henry Drummond Click To Tweet

Success is something you attract by the person you become. – Jim Rohn

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