Quotes about Change, Growth, and Healing

I am sharing these quotes as something to refer back to when I need a reminder of why its so important to continue growing, moving forward, and living healthier lifestyles.

“The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.” -Aleister Crowley

Change Quotes:

  • “Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change – this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.” -Bruce Barton
  • “Change brings opportunity.” -Nido Qubein
  • “Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin.” -Denise McCluggage
  • “He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.” -Harold Wilson
  • “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” -Gail Sheehy
  • “It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.” -Mignon McLaughlin
  • “The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.” -Colin Wilson
  • “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” -Confucius

Growth Quotes:

  • “Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.” -William Butler Yeats
  • “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” -Napoleon Hill
  • “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.” -Calvin Coolidge
  • “People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.” -Plato
  • “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” -Viktor E. Frankl
  • “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller
  • “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” -Albert Einstein
  • “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” -Benjamin Franklin
  • “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” -Ronald Reagan
  • “Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.” -Oscar Wilde
  • “The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.” -George Eliot
  • “Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.” -Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • “Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.” -M. Scott Peck

Healing Quotes:

  • “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”  -World  Health Organization
  • “Healing yourself is connected to healing with others.” -Yoko Ono
  • “Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” -Hippocrates
  • “In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.”  -Unknown
  • “A lot of people say they want to get out of pain, and I’m sure that’s true, but they aren’t willing to make healing a high priority. They aren’t willing to look inside to see the source of their pain in order to deal with it.” -Lindsay Wagner
  • “Healing rain is a real touch from God. It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever.” -Michael W. Smith
  • “Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” -Tori Amos
  • “I just refer to myself as being Spirit, Mind and Body like everybody else and working toward the mastery of my natural divinity and the healing of my emotional mind.” -Leonard Orr
  • “Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy.” -Sai Baba
  • “We’d like to build a highway for healing and unity.” -Bill McCartney


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