March 30, 2020

56 Growth Mindset Quotes to Motivate You and Inspire Success

56 Growth Mindset Quotes

What is a growth mindset?

It is to keep on learning throughout life and improving your mindset, habits and yourself so that you can reach and achieve your goals and dreams.

To grow as a person and understand that you can change and that you, your thoughts and emotions and your life situation is not set in stone.

I hope this collection of 56 growth mindset quotes can inspire and help you to create and strengthen such an empowering and confidence-building mindset in your own life.

56 Growth Mindset Quotes to Help You Towards Success

“A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.”
Abraham Maslow

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change.”
Carl Rogers

“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”
Epictetus

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”
Zig Ziglar

“If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
Ben Franklin

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
Malcolm X

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.”
Mark Twain

“What we learn with pleasure we never forget.”
Alfred Mercier

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.”
Bill Vaughan

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”
Clay P. Bedford

“Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.”
Roger Lewin

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”
Richard Branson

“The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.”
Bill Beattie

“Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”
Plato

“Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.”
William Haley

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”
Albert Ellis

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
Chinese proverb

“Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
Peter Drucker

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle

“A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.”
Helen Keller

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.”
Tom Bodett

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”
Walt Disney

“Action is the foundational key to all success.”
Pablo Picasso

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”
Mae Jemison

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe

“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.”
David Bly

“Nine tenths of education is encouragement.”
Anatole France

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.”
Lloyd Alexander

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.”
David M. Burns

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”
Albert Einstein

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”
Samuel Beckett

“To teach is to learn twice.”
Joseph Joubert

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”
Abraham Lincoln

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
Harriet Tubman

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”
Zig Ziglar

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.“
Jim Rohn

“In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
Mark Twain

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
Jim Rohn

“It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.”
T.S. Eliot

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”
Charles F. Kettering

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”
Alexandra K. Trenfor

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”
James Baldwin

“Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.”
John W. Gardner

“After every difficulty, ask yourself two questions: “What did I do right?” and “What would I do differently?”
Brian Tracy

“Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”
Calvin Coolidge

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
Jim Rohn

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”
Oprah Winfrey

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”
B.B. King

“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”
Earl Nightingale

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
Karen Lamb