20 Quotes About Growth from Your Favorite Celebrities

If you’re lacking motivation, we’ve got you covered. We compiled a list of 20 quotes about growth that will give you the kick in the butt you’ve been needing.

From Beyoncé to Eleanor Roosevelt, keep reading for all the details.

quotes about growth beyonce

1. “when I’m Not Feeling My Best, I Ask Myself, ‘what Are You Gonna Do About It?’ I Use The Negativity To Fuel The Transformation Into A Better Me.” — Beyoncé

quotes about growth oprah

2. “we Can’t Become What We Need To Be By Remaining What We Are.” — Oprah Winfrey

quotes about growth ashton kutcher

3. “i’m Continually Trying To Make Choices That Put Me Against My Own Comfort Zone. As Long As You're Uncomfortable, It Means You're Growing.” — Ashton Kutcher

quotes about growth clint eastwood

4. “i’m Always Trying To Tackle Subjects That Tax Me And Make Me Think. That’s The Key To Staying Young At Heart.” — Clint Eastwood

quotes about growth will smith

5. “being Realistic Is The Most Commonly Traveled Road To Mediocrity.” — Will Smith

quotes about growth michael j fox

6. "my Happiness Grows In Direct Proportion To My Acceptance And In Inverse Proportion To My Expectations. That's The Key For Me. If I Can Accept The Truth Of 'this Is What I'm Facing—not What Can I Expect But What I Am Experiencing Now,' I Have

6. "My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance and in inverse proportion to my expectations. That's the key for me. If I can accept the truth of 'This is what I'm facing—not what can I expect but what I am experiencing now,' then I have all this freedom to do other things." — Michael J. Fox

quotes about growth queen latifah

7. “the Worst That Can Happen Is You Fail, But Guess What? You Get Up And Try Again. Feel That Pain, Get Over It, Get Up, Dust Yourself Off And Keep It Moving.” — Queen Latifah

quotes about growth janet jackson

8. “i’m Convinced That We Black Women Possess A Special Indestructible Strength That Allows Us To Not Only Get Down, But To Get Up, To Get Through, And To Get Over.” — Janet Jackson

quotes about growth blake lively

9. “it’s The Choice. You Have To Wake Up Every Day And Say, ‘there’s No Reason Today Can’t Be The Best Day Of My Life.’” — Blake Lively

quotes about growth wanda sykes

10. “i’m Here Today Because I Refused To Be Unhappy. I Took A Chance.” — Wanda Sykes

quotes about growth drew barrymore

11. “in The End, Some Of Your Greatest Pains Become Your Greatest Strengths.” — Drew Barrymore

quotes about growth carrie fisher

12. “stay Afraid, But Do It Anyway. What’s Important Is The Action.” — Carrie Fisher

quotes about growth ellen degeneres

13. “sometimes You Can’t See Yourself Clearly Until You See Yourself Through The Eyes Of Others.” — Ellen Degeneres

quotes about growth eleanor roosevelt

14. “do One Thing Every Day That Scares You.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

quotes about growth kevin hart

15. “if You Chose Not To Grow, You’re Staying In A Small Box With A Small Mindset. People Who Win Go Outside Of That Box.” — Kevin Hart

quotes about growth frederick douglass

16. “if There Is No Struggle, There Is No Progress.” — Frederick Douglass

quotes about growth shonda rhimes

17. “you Can Waste Your Lives Drawing Lines. Or You Can Live Your Life Crossing Them.” — Shonda Rhimes

quotes about growth deborah day

18. “recognizing That You Are Not Where You Want To Be Is A Starting Point To Begin Changing Your Life.” — Deborah Day

quotes about growth jane fonda

19. “it’s Never Too Late—never Too Late To Start Over, Never Too Late To Be Happy.” — Jane Fonda

quotes about growth diana ross

20. “you Can’t Just Sit There And Wait For People To Give You That Golden Dream. You’ve Got To Get Out There And Make It Happen For Yourself.” — Diana Ross


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