Self Improvement is the improvement of one’s knowledge, status, or character by one’s own efforts. It is the ability to become a better version of yourself and discovering what you can become. The great thing about self-improvement is that eventually, the results would come as we get rewarded in public for the things we practice in private.

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi

Here are some great quotes on self-improvement:

  • “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ― Jim Rohn 
  • “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
    • “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Ernest Hemingway 
    • “Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal growth.” ―John C. Maxwell
    • “Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before.” – Pat Summitt
  • “If you want to change the fruits, you will first have to change the roots. If you want to change the visible, you must first change the invisible.” – T. Harv Eker
  • “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” – Mark Twain;
  • “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education”~ Albert Einstein
  • “Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.” – Robin Sharma
  • “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho
  • “Man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.” –Will Rogers
  • Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”Rumi
  • “Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.” – Maxwell Maltz
  • “Remedy your deficiencies, and your merits will take care of themselves.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • “The fundamental advantage of a library is that it gives nothing for nothing. Youths must acquire knowledge themselves. There is no escape from this.” – Andrew Carnegie
  • “A strong man cannot help a weaker unless the weaker is willing to be helped, and even then the weak man must become strong of himself; he must, by his own efforts, develop the strength which he admires in another. None but himself can alter his condition.”- James Allen
  • “It is not until you change your identity to match your life blueprint that you will understand why everything in the past never worked.” – Shannon L. Alder
  • “Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.” – Alexis Carrel
  • “Most experts and great leaders agree that leaders are made, not born, and that they are made through their own drive for learning and self-improvement.” -Carol S. Dweck
  • “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley
  • “Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.” – James Allen

Lanre is a Digital Strategy Specialist with 8+ years experience in System Administration, Cloud Computing, and Digital Marketing. He is an avid reader, marathon runner(10+), lifelong learner, and loves blogging about self-improvement and personal re-invention. Contact E-mail: lanre.dahunsi@gmail.com

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