“As we run, we become.”

— Amby Burfoot, Share via Whatsapp

“We had stepped into the river that takes you forward.”

— Ann Patchett, The Dutch House, Share via Whatsapp

“I felt the pain and the glory of growth, was straining and shuddering with it.”

— Nnedi Okorafor, Home, Share via Whatsapp

“I carry inside myself my earlier faces, as a tree contains its rings.”

— Tomas Tranströmer, Memories Look at Me: A Memoir, Share via Whatsapp

“Don t give up on your goal for the little bit of comfort. Grow. Jump. Hustle.”

— Sarvesh Jain, Share via Whatsapp

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”

— James Joyce, Share via Whatsapp

“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.”

— Cynthia Occelli, Share via Whatsapp

“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.”

— Anais Nin, Share via Whatsapp

“Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.”

— Anthony Robbins, Share via Whatsapp

“My turn shall also come: I sense the spreading of a wing.”

— Osip Mandelstam, The Selected Poems, Share via Whatsapp

“We become aware of the void as we fill it.”

— Antonio Porchia, Share via Whatsapp

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.”

— Sigmund Freud, Share via Whatsapp

“Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.”

— Heath L. Buckmaster, Box of Hair: A Fairy Tale, Share via Whatsapp

“I will come back to you, I swear I will; And you will know me still. I shall be only a little taller Than when I went.”

— Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems, Share via Whatsapp

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”

— Anais Nin, Share via Whatsapp

“A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.”

— Paul Klee, Share via Whatsapp

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you re climbing it.”

— Andy Rooney, Share via Whatsapp