19 Growth Mindset Quotes That Will Motivate You

We all know that success doesn’t come easy. We have to get through series of struggles to finally be able to achieve our dreams. For that, we have to develop a growth mindset. Carol Dwecker explained that “Growth mindset is based on the belief that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate through your efforts. It is the mindset that allows people to thrive during some of the most challenging times in their lives.”

Adopting a growth mindset is essential in pursuing our goals. It wouldn’t be easy at first. To help you, we have collected quotes that will surely motivate you in adopting a growth mindset as you go through the process of pursuing your dreams.


“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

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


“Whenever you are going through life’s challenges, remember that for iron to be cast into its desired form, it must first go through intense heat.”
― Idowu koyenikan


“Only those who stick around long enough to see the caterpillar turn into the butterfly actually get to witness the transformation.”
― Kristin Michelle Elizabeth


“You failed. But you lived. The sooner you own up to it, the faster you evolve.”
― Mimi Ikonn


 “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

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“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


 “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed no hope at all.” — Dale Carnegie


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


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


“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

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“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein


“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”  -E.E. Cummings


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


“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


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

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“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


“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


“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

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