We are all looking for ways to develop ourselves. Personal development should not be a goal or an achievement, it should be a way of life.
However, personal development can be a difficult thing to achieve. It requires hard work, conscious thinking and above all, guidance. Generally, we can get such guidance from wise people, people who have always broken themselves down and then rebuild themselves. Their words have the power to ensure personal development can take place within us. Here are some of the quotes that will help us in the journey of personal development-
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Decide on the right role model whom you would like to become in the future. Do not give up on that dream.
“The mind is just like a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand.”― Idowu Koyenikan,
Do not let limit the mind. Let it grow and you should grow with it. Expand your mind and make it stronger.
“If you want to change the fruits, you will first have to change the roots. If you want to change the visible, you must first change the invisible.” ― T. Harv Eker
Dive deep within yourself and start changing what you cannot see. Strengthen the roots and personal development will come to you.
“Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less.”―Norman Mailer
Don’t be a retreater. Expand and grow into someone better than your previous self.
“Personal development – the never-ending chance to improve not only yourself but also attract opportunities and affect others.” – Jim Rohn
Personal development will not only show in your success. It will also reflect on others and how they treat you. You become the idol for them.
“The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.” – Anonymous
Always strive to be better than who you were earlier, otherwise your present will be a carbon-copy of your yesterday.
“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
It’s time that we start rebuilding ourselves. Let’s not begin with remaking the world unless we correct who we are at first.
“Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you to achieve your goals.” ―Brian Tracy
Personal development will only carry you closer to whatever your goals are. So, make sure you are developing and moving close to your goals.
“Perhaps we shall learn, as we pass through this age, that the ‘other self” is more powerful than the physical self we see when we look into a mirror.”― Napoleon Hill
Look inside for your other-self. Start by strengthening it every day.
“Do not get obsolete like an old technology, keep innovating yourself.” ― Sukant Ratnakar
If you stop changing who you are, eventually, you will be thrown out like an obsolete item. So, always keep yourself updated with the times.
“Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but the development of his self.” ―B. R. Ambedkar
Do not try to develop the society. At first, your self-care and thoughts should be directed towards healing yourself.
“Every time we push personal development aside, we invite personal struggle into our lives.” – Hal Elrod
The opposite of personal development is a personal struggle. Keep developing or you will keep struggling.
“The human spirit will not invest itself in a compromise.”― Robert Fritz
The human spirit is all about working hard and developing yourself. Do not compromise on hard work.
“Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time and energy needed to develop yourself.” ―Denis Waitley
You are worth it – so, why not use that effort and time on yourself?
“Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” – Zig Ziglar
Set your ideal for yourself and then become the person who can achieve it. Your path is set.
Personal development should be the way of your life. It should be in your breath and voice. Build yourself like a masterpiece!