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“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” – Jack Sparrow. Here are 36 Motivational Growth Mindset Quotes.

Growth Mindset Quotes

1. “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

2. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

3. “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think!” – Albert Einstein

4. “Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine

5. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make a mistake.” – Elbert Hubbard

6. “The mind is just like a muscle - the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand.”
― Idowu Koyenikan

7. “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

8. “The problem human beings face is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed.” – Michelangelo

9. “If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.” – Carol Dweck

Growth Mindset Quotes

10. “There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well. And the world must be easy.” – Albert Ellis

11. “Certainty is a cruel mindset. It hardens our minds against possibility.” – Ellen Langer

12. “If you don’t give anything, don’t expect anything. Success is not coming to you, you must come to it.” – Marva Collins

13. “You have to apply yourself each day to becoming a little better. By becoming a little better each and every day, over a period of time, you will become a lot better.” – John Wooden

14. “I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures. . .I divide the world into the learners and the non-learners.” – Benjamin Barber

15. “Test scores and measures of achievement tell you where a student is, but they don’t tell you where a student could end up.” – Carol Dweck

16. “There is always a step small enough from where we are to get us to where we want to be. If we take that small step, there’s always another we can take, and eventually a goal thought to be too far to reach becomes achievable.” – Ellen Langer

17. “Knowing what is and knowing what can be are not the same thing.” – Ellen Langer

18. “The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.” – John Foster Dulles

Growth Mindset Quotes

19. “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

20. “What you get by reaching your destination is not nearly as important as what you will become by reaching your destination.” – Unknown

21. “The worst bankrupt in the world is the man who has lost his enthusiasm. Let a man lose everything else in the world but his enthusiasm and he will come through again to success.” – H.W. Arnold

22. “Don’t worry about failure. Worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Sherman Finesilver

23. “Unless you’re willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won’t happen.” – Phillip Adams

24. “History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” – B.C. Forbes

25. “Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.” – Samuel Johnson

26. “The very best thing you can do for the whole world is to make the most of yourself.” – Wallace Wattles

27. “You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow.” ― Idowu Koyenikan

Growth Mindset Quotes

28. “Vision is not enough. It must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps; we must also step up the stairs.” – Vaclac Havel

29. “We find comfort among those who agree with us, and growth among those who don’t.” – Frank A. Clark

30. “Improve by 1% a day, and in just 70 days, you’re twice as good.” – Alan Weiss

31. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do than by the ones you did.” – Mark Twain

32. “If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot.” – Confucius

33. “You can achieve anything you want in life if you have the courage to dream it, the intelligence to make a realistic plan, and the will to see that plan through to the end.” – Sidney A. Friedman

34. “Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

35. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford

36. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure.” – Thomas Watson

Best Growth Mindset Quotes

If you are facing a new challenge or being asked to do something that you have never done before don’t be afraid to step out. You have more capability than you think you do but you will never see it unless you place a demand on yourself for more. – Joyce Meyer
It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein
If you are facing a new challenge or being asked to do something that you have never done before don’t be afraid to step out. You have more capability than you think you do but you will never see it unless you place a demand on yourself for more. – Joyce Meyer

Ian Warner

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I went from a broken leg to a 2012 Olympian. I have spent the last 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete and entrepreneur. I founded Habit Stacker and dedicated my life to helping people to develop winning habits. I have helped over 5,000 people...

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