104 Short Quotes and Phrases For Self-Improvement

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These are inspirational quotes for self improvement growth and emotional growth, they will help you reflect and be able to see things from new points of view, becoming fully aware of what is around you. In addition, they can uplift you at a bad time, serve as a guide or orientation and instill motivation and courage to face the day.

Some of these phrases of personal improvement that inspired me I first learned from books, movies or songs. They are small fragments that serve as encouragement and motivation or also to say good morning in a motivating way. They may also stimulate your mind to a deeper level of thinking.

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1. A hero is no braver than any other person, only brave five minutes more. Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. Being more miserable is how we learn sometimes to be less. Sophie Soynonov

3. The joy of life consists in always having something to do, someone to love and something to look forward to. Thomas Chalmers

4. Before finding your soul mate, you must first discover yours. Charles F. Glassman

5. It does not go ahead celebrating successes but overcoming failures. Orison Swett Marden

6. Remember that you can not fail to be yourself. Wayne Dyer

7. Your mind always reminds you of the bad, the difficult, the negative. Remind it of your greatness, your passion, and your strength. Jorge Alvarez Camacho

8. Nothing is as great in life as man, if he is as big as his mind. William Hamilton

9. You must do the things you think you can not do. Eleanor Roosevelt

10. From a small seed a powerful trunk can grow. Aeschylus

11. Do not judge every day by the harvest you collect, but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson

12. Happiness does not reside in possessions, nor in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. Democritus

13. What lies behind you and what lies ahead, pales in comparison to what is inside you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. I will love the light to show me the way, however, I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. Og Mandino

15. The measure of what we are is what we do with what we have. Vince Lombardi

16. Happiness is not something that is postponed for the future; it is something that is designed for the present. Jim Rohn

17. Your great opportunity may be right where you are now. Napoleon Hill

18. Your current circumstances do not determine where you can go; they just determine where to start. Nest Qubein

19. The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself. Wallace Stevens

20. We are very happy with the news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary for someone too. Helen Hayes

21. Life is short. Live passionately

22. People are unhappy with uncertainty. Timothy Ferriss

23. Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities have no end. Justin Rosenstein

24. Try to be like the turtle; He is at ease in his own shell. Bill Copeland

25. Life must be lived looking forward, but it can only be understood by looking back. Kierkegaard

26. The power of imagination makes us infinite. John Muir

27. Miracles are born from difficulties. Jean de la Bruyere

28. Two roads bifurcated in a forest and I took the least traveled, and that has made a difference. Robert Frost

29. The best way to be constantly unhappy is to pretend to be eternally happy. Eduard Punset

30. Give it light and the darkness will disappear by itself. Erasmo

31. When you have many things to put in it, the day has a hundred pockets. Friedrich Nietzsche

32. Take things slowly. Nobody is perfect. Accept peacefully your humanity. Deborah Day

33. A great life begins inside. Malka Maxwell

34. How could you be reborn without being reduced to ashes first? Friedrich Nietzsche

35. We cross the infinite at every step; we find eternity in every second. Rabindranath Tagore

36. Everyone tries to accomplish something great, without realizing that life is made up of small things. Frank Clark

37. Enthusiasm moves the world. Arthur Balfour

38. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. Oscar Wilde

39. Believe in yourself and all that you are. Recognize that there is something inside you that is bigger than any obstacle. Christian D. Larson

40. We can change our own life and ultimately change the world. Kristi Bowman

41. Put everything you are in the least you do. Fernando Pessoa

42. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

43. Life is a shipwreck, but do not forget to sing in lifeboats. Voltaire

44. What bothers us most of life is the image we have in our heads the way it is supposed to be.

45. The problem is that you think you have time. Buddha

46. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to the value of oneself. Anaïs Nin

47. Life is too short to be living another person’s dream. Hugh Hefner

48. I can not change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean

49. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou

50. We know what we are, but we do not know what we can be. William Shakespeare

51. I want to grow I want to be better. You grow. We all grow. We are made to grow, or evolve or disappear. Tupac Shakur

52. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett

53. Happiness is hidden in the waiting room of happiness. Eduard Punset

54. If you close the door to all errors, the truth will also be left out. Rabindranath Tagore

55. The state of your life is only a reflection of the state of your mind. Wayne Dyer

56. In the end it is not the years in your life that count, it is life in those years. Abraham Lincoln

57. Everything happens for a reason.

58. We could never learn to be brave and patient if there was only joy in the world. Helen Keller

59. Life is the constant surprise of knowing that I exist. Rabindranath Tagore

60. When we are no longer able to change a situation, we have the challenge of changing ourselves. Viktor Frankl E

61. The hidden meaning of life is that life has no hidden meaning. Fernando Pessoa

62. The most important thing is to enjoy your life to be happy, which is the only thing that matters. Audrey Hepburn

63. Only personal and personal experience makes man wise. Sigmund Freud

64. You are what you think you are. Paulo Coelho

65. I hope you live every day of your life. Jonathan Swif

66. The future rewards those who keep going. I do not have time to feel sorry for myself. I do not have time to complain. I’m going to keep going. Barack Obama

67. Life is not about finding refuge in the storm. It is about learning to dance in the rain. Sherrilyn Kenyon

68. Experience is the name we give to our mistakes. Oscar Wilde

69. The main cause of unhappiness is not the situation, it is your thoughts about it. Eckhart Tolle

70. My philosophy of life is that difficulties vanish when confronted with courage. Isaac Asimov

71. The total harmony of this world is formed by a natural agglomeration of unconformities. Seneca

72. Simple things are the most extraordinary and only the wise get to see them. Paulo Coelho

73. If I have seen farther than others, it is standing on the shoulders of giants. Isaac Newton

74. If the opportunity does not knock at your door, build a door. Milton Berle

75. Life is too short to worry. It is better than enjoying it because the next day does not promise anything. Eric Davis

76. Perseverance is not a long race; There are many short races, one after the other. Walter Elliot

77. I do not want to earn my living; I want to live. Oscar Wilde

78. Most times what we are afraid to do is what we need to do the most. Ralph Waldo Emerson

79. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams

80. Happiness is not something that comes prefabricated. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama

81. In a very real sense we have two minds, one that thinks and feels. Daniel Goleman

82. There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: The fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

83. From what we get, we can make a life; what we give, however, makes a life. Arthur Ashe

84. The body is wise, confusion is in the mind. Aniekee Tochukwu

85. If you are still breathing, do not stop learning. Lailah Gifty Akita

86. We can not choose our external circumstances, but we can always choose how to respond to them. Epictet

87. It is precisely the possibility of realizing a dream that makes life interesting. Paulo Coelho

88. You will see it when you believe it. Wayne Dyer

89. Of course, the motivation is not permanent. But neither is the bathroom; It is something that you should do on a regular basis. Zig Ziglar

90. Open your arms to change, but do not leave your values aside. Dalai Lama

91. Do each of your actions as if it were the last of your life. Marco Aurelio

92. Never made any material as strong as the human spirit. Bernard Williams

93. It’s not that we have little time, it’s that we lose a lot. Seneca

94. I believe that personal growth has a lot to do with the ability to act. Beverly D’Angelo

95. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would disintegrate, I would still plant my apple tree. Martin Luther King Jr.

96. Who transforms himself, transforms the world. Dalai Lama

97. When we are in fear, there is no room for love, and when we are without love, there is no place for fear. Wayne Dyer

98. Nothing happens until something moves. Albert Einstein

99. Yesterday’s pain is the strength of today. Paulo Coelho

100. The small actions of each day make or break the character. Oscar Wilde

101. There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged, to find the ways in which you have altered it yourself. Nelson Mandela

102. A today is worth two mornings. Benjamin Franklin

103. Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and humanity the ship. Augusto Hare

104. The mind is everything, what we think we become. Buddha

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