Personal Development Quotes

Spiritual Personal Development Quotes

“The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.”

-Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Roman emperor

“Our personal power is found in the force of our thoughts ? it is our real strength.”

-Robin Sieger

“All that man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thougths.”

-James Allen

“The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The Creative Power within us makes us into the image of that to which we give our attention.”

Wallace Delois Wattles

Practical Personal Development Quotes

“Today’s action becomes tomorrow’s habit.”


“Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.”


“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”

-John Dryden

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”


“Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”

-Henry Van Dyke

Wealth Personal Development Quotes

“Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.”

-Ayn Rand

“Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.”

-Margaret Bonnano

“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.”

-A. J. Reb Materi

“Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.”

-Ernest Hemingway

“Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”

-Benjamin Franklin

“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.”

-Henry Ford

“The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means, time, influence, and educational advantages, but what he will do with the things he has.”

-Hamilton Wright Mabie

“Money is only used for two things. One, it’s to make you comfortable, and the more comfortable you are the more creative you will become. And the other purpose is it enables you to extend the service you provide far beyond your own presence.”

-Bob Proctor

Empowerment Personal Development Quotes

“We must become the change we want to see.”

-Mahatma Gandhi

“You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.”

-Mahatma Gandhi

“Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.”

-Desiderius Erasmus

“If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.”

-Mary Kay Ash

“Authentic empowerment is the knowing that you are on purpose, doing God’s work, peacefully and harmoniously.”

-Wayne Dyer

“Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.”

-Gillian Anderson

“Don’t let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.”

-Les Brown

Inspirational Personal Development Quotes Video

Albert Einstein personal development quotes

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”

“Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.”

“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.”

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson personal development quotes

“A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.”

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.”

“Always do what you are afraid to do.”

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.”

“As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.”

“Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.”

“Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.”

Andrew Carnegie personal development quotes

“Aim for the highest.”

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.”

“Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.”

“Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.”

“No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.”

“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”

“The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.”

“The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”

“The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.”

“There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.”

“You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.”

Napoleon Hill personal development quotes

“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.”

“You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.”

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.”

“Action is the real measure of intelligence.”

“All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.”

“Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.”

“Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly what the majority of men do.”

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”

“Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.”

“Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.”

“Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.”

“Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye, and you will be drawn toward it.”

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.”

“It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.”

“Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.”

Budha personal development quotes

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.”

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”

“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.”

“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”

“I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.”

Mahatma Gandhi personal development quotes

“All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.”

“An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

“Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer.”

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”

Thomas A. Edison personal development quotes

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”

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