Great Quotes on Personal Development- Part 3

In Net Working Marketing, as with all specialised fields, personal development is a MUST, if you are to become a leader within this Industry.  Before money, comes personal development. If you read  autobiographies of all successful people, you will discover that they started by developing their skills and educating their minds to think in a different way.

Great achievers see personal development programs not as a cost but as an investment whose goal is to increase productivity, innovation and quality. I know from personal experience that I need to keep improving my knowledge  and skills if I am to become more.

Relish the quotations below and get motivated to continue to improve yourself.

Quote 1:

Do not scatter your powers.  Engage in one kind of business only and stick to it faithfully until you succeed, or until your experience shows that you should abandon it.  A constant hammering on one nail will generally drive it home at last, so that it can be clinched.  When a man’s undivided attention is centered on one object, his mind will constantly be suggesting improvements of Value, which would escape him if his brain was occupied by a dozen different subjects at once. – Barnum and Bailey

Quote 2:

I’m always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso

Quote 3.

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your self. – Aldous Huxley

Quote 4.

The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. – John Ruskin

Quote 5.

Self Worth:  The story goes that Picasso was sitting at a cafe enjoying the summer morning sun, when a lady came up to him and asked him to sketch a potrait of her.  “Oui Madam”‘ he replied, reaching for his drawing book.  Within a matter of minutes he had finished the rendition of his subject, and turning the page to show her, scribbled his price for the potrait on a napkin. She exploded! “You must be crazy, asking that much!  It took you 3 minutes to draw my potrait! “Yes Madam” Picasso replied in a slow drawl, “but it took me 40 years to learn how.”

Quote 6.

An old man said to his grandson, “Boy, I have two tigers caged within me.  One is love and compassion.  The other is fear and anger”. The young boy asked, “Which one will win, grand father?” ‘The old man replied, “The one I feed”. – Indian tale

Quote 7.

If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life. – Abraham H. Maslow

Quote 8.

If you want more, you have to require more from yourself. – Dr Phil

Quote 9.

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. – Aristotle

Quote 10.

Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest.  We can talk about sales, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth. – Jim Rohn

Quote 11.

He who would govern others, first should be master of himself. – Philip Massinger

Quote 12

The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time.  This is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to reap without apology if the amounts are big. – Jim Rohn

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About Howard Mahere

I'm an entrepreneur ; motivator; author of "AN IMMIGRANT WITH A PLAN" and a John C Maxwell certified speaker . Happily married to Emely and a father to one son and two daughters. My greatest joy comes from inspiring others to maximize their potential. I feel fulfilled when I bring hope to the hopeless and encouragement to the discouraged. The truth is, we each have a past, and it's either our prison, our excuse OR our springboard to a brighter future. The choice is yours but as for me, I made up my mind a long time ago to use my dysfunctional tough childhood as a stepping stone . The late Zig Ziglar used to say "It's not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life, it is how you handle what happens to you." This is my story and I am sticking to it!
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