Personal development is something that we all dabble with during our lives, whether we realise it or not. Sometimes, you will be unconsciously improving and then other times you will be specifically carrying out tasks that add skills to your arsenal.

Through our life experiences, there are always additional factors that motivate us towards improving daily and achieving our goals. No matter what the underlying factors are, pushing and accepting responsibility for your life through the tough times to create flourishing opportunities for yourself is what is required.

In today’s blog, we will be sharing with you some of our favourite motivational personal development quotes that resonate with us and will hopefully inspire you to keep propelling onwards and dream yourself into character.

Read along to see the personal development quotes and we hope that at least one will stick with you for the rest of your lives:

1) “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn.

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

3) “If you get one per cent better each day for one year, you’ll end up thirty-seven times better by the time you’re done.” – James Clear.

4) “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.

5) “Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.” – Les Brown.

6) “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau

7) “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney, journalist.

8) “Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk, whether it’s starting a new business, whether it’s leaving home, whether it’s getting married, or whether it’s flying in space.” – Chris Hadfield.

9) “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs.

10) “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins.

11) “Every second you spend thinking about what somebody else has, is taking away from the time that you can create something for yourself.” – Gary Vaynerchuck.

12) “Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.” – Angela Bassett.

13) “People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.” – Elizabeth Gilbert.

14) “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson.

15) “The question I ask myself almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?’… Unless I feel like I’m working on the most important problem that I can help with, then I’m not going to feel good about how I’m spending my time. And that’s what this company is.” – Mark Zuckerberg.

16) “There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been.” – Hugh Jackman.

17) The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama.

18) “The test of a successful person is not an ability to eliminate all problems before they arise, but to meet and work out difficulties when they do arise. We must be willing to make an intelligent compromise with perfection lest we wait forever before taking action. It is still good advice to cross bridges when we come to them.” – David Schwartz.

19) “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius.

20) “Life doesn’t always give you what you ask for, but it always give you what you need.” – Robin Sharma.

21) “In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by them.” – Robert Heinlein.

22) Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right! – Henry Ford.

23) “Choose the positive. You have a choice, you are the master of your attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success. “ – Bruce Lee.

24) A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way, he steadily raises his level of aspiration. – Kurt Lewin.

25) The best teams have chemistry. They communicate with each other and sacrifice personal glory for the common goal. – Dave DeBusschere.

26) “If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want.” – Kevin Ngo.

27) “Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.” – Denis Waitley.

28) “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you’re doing or learning to do.” – Pele.

29) Hard work spotlights the character of people: some people turn up their sleeves, some people turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing.

30) “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” – Steve Maraboli.

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