Quotes: growth

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  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
  • Günther Grass
    Günther Grass
    German writer 1927-2015
    Günther Grass
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    We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
  • Alex Noble
    Alex Noble
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    Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else?
  • Pearl S. Buck
    Pearl S. Buck
    American novelist 1892-1973
    Pearl S. Buck
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    A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
  • Ellen Glasgow
    Ellen Glasgow
    American writer 1874-1945
    Ellen Glasgow
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    All change is not growth; all movement is not forward.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
  • Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness. The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.
  • Herbert A. Otto
    Herbert A. Otto
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    Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.
  • William Pitt
    William Pitt
    British statesman 1759-1806
    William Pitt
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    Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Conformity is the jailor of freedom, and the enemy of growth.
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