An inspiring collection of bettering yourself quotes that’ll inspire growth and self improvement and motivate you to be a better version of yourself.

For you to live your best life and unlock your fullest potential, you must be willing to grow through change and growth first.

You have to dare to step outside your comfort zone and continue to push yourself not to be better than everyone else but to be a better version of yourself every day.

Remember, that you already have what it takes to change your life and become the best version of yourself, but first you must willing to do the work, be consistent with your efforts, and of course, believe in yourself completely.

May these quotes about self improvement, growth, and bettering yourself inspire you and give you the motivation that you need to start working towards growth and improvement.

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Bettering Yourself Quotes and Sayings

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

— Ernest Hemingway

The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.

— Antonio Brown

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

— William Faulkner

Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong.

— N. R. Narayana Murthy

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.

— Aldous Huxley

Growth is uncomfortable; you have to embrace the discomfort if you want to expand.

— Jonathan Majors

Let us cultivate our garden.

— Voltaire

Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness.

— Jean Vanier

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.

— Madonna

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

— Napoleon Hill

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

— Albert Einstein

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

— Susan L. Taylor

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

— Carl R. Rogers

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.

— Mortimer Adler

Bettering yourself quotes that’ll inspire you to love yourself more

You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying. You are beautiful.

— Steve Maraboli

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.

— Mary Dunbar


in love

with your solitude

— Rupi Kaur

Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.

—Tyra Banks

We are at our most powerful the moment we no longer need to be powerful.

— Eric Micha’el Leventhal

Forgiveness isn’t just the absence of anger. I think it’s also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.

— Tara Westover

Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.

— Shannon L. Alder

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

— Sharon Salzberg

Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.

— Warsan Shire

The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.

— Mark Twain

What is a Wanderess? Bound by no boundaries, contained by no countries, tamed by no time, she is the force of nature’s course.

— Roman Payne

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.

— Amy Bloom

Dignity will only happen when you realize that having someone in your life doesn’t validate your worth.

— Shannon L. Alder

Self-love, it is obvious, remains always positive and active in our natures.

— Gordon W. Allport

She remembered who she was

and the game changed.

— Lalah Delia

I’ve learned to ignore the negative people and just be a living example of confidence and self-love.

— Khoudia Diop

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Bettering yourself quotes to inspire growth

Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less.

— Norman Mailer

The type of person you are is usually reflected in your business. To improve your business, first improve yourself.

— Idowu Koyenikan

Bettering yourself quotes and self improvement quotes

Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before.

— Pat Summitt

Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.

— Dale Carnegie

With self-discipline most anything is possible.

— Theodore Roosevelt

All we are not stares back at what we are.

— W.H. Auden

Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.

— Zig Ziglar

You willed yourself to where you are today, so will yourself out of it.

— Stephen Richards

What we call our destiny is truly our character and that character can be altered. The knowledge that we are responsible for our actions and attitudes does not need to be discouraging, because it also means that we are free to change this destiny.

— Anaïs Nin

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.

— John Dryden

Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time, and energy needed to develop yourself.

— Denis Waitley

The things you think about determine the quality of your mind.

— Marcus Aurelius

The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.

— Vince Lombardi

Do your best, and be a little better than you are.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job.

— Jim Rohn

You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow.

— Idowu Koyenikan

Bettering yourself quotes that’ll inspire self improvement

You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

The desire for self-improvement is vital. There is no point in pushing children; they need to be the ones who want to learn new skills.

— Tony Buzan

Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of.

— Markus Zusak

Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it’s about earning approval and acceptance.

— Brene Brown

Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself.

— Leo Tolstoy

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always be where you’ve always been.

— T.D. Jakes

Each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity.

— Marie Curie

If you can see yourself as an artist, and you can see that your life is your own creation, then why not create the most beautiful story for yourself?

— Miguel Ruiz

Work harder than everybody. You’re not going to get it by whining, and you’re not going to get it by shouting, and you’re not going to get it by quitting. You’re going to get it by being there.

— Barbara Walters

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.

— Confucius

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.

— Pearl S. Buck

Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.

— Deborah Day

The safest principle through life, instead of reforming others, is to set about perfecting yourself.

— B. R. Haydon

Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person from yesterday.

— Anonymous

Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.

— Maxwell Maltz

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

— Socrates

The problem with self-improvement is knowing when to quit.

— David Lee Roth

More quotes about bettering yourself

Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor

— Alexis Carrel

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.

— Bill Gates

We become what we want to be by consistently being what we want to become each day.

— Richard G. Scott

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.

— C.S. Lewis

It is not as much about who you used to be, as it is about who you choose to be.

— Sanhita Baruah

You’re either green and growing or you’re ripe and rotting.

— John Addison

Grateful souls focus on the happiness and abundance present in their lives and this in turn attracts more abundance and joy towards them.

— Stephen Richards

The dreaming has to be backed up by the doing.

— Carrie Wilkerson

Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.

— Michael Jordan

Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before.

— Pat Summitt

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.

— Germany Kent

Follow what you are genuinely passionate about and let that guide you to your destination.

— Diane Sawyer

She would be a new person, she vowed. They said no matter how far a mule travels it can never come back a horse, but she would show them all.

— Junot Díaz

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

— George Bernard Shaw

The time is now. Stop hitting the snooze button on your life.

— Mel Robbins

Everything is within your power,

and your power is within you.

— Janice Trachtman

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

— Thomas Edison

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