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Improvement Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about improvement
  1. #1
    “Let’s invite one another in. Maybe then we can begin to fear less, to make fewer wrong assumptions, to let go of the biases and stereotypes that unnecessarily divide us. Maybe we can better embrace the ways we are the same. It’s not about being perfect. It’s not about where you get yourself in the end. There’s power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice. And there’s grace in being willing to know and hear others. This, for me, is how we become.”
  2. #2
    “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
  3. #3
    “For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.”
  4. #4
    “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
  5. #5
    “To be honest, I can’t imagine how anyone could say ‘I’m weak’ and then stay that way. If you know that about yourself, why not fight it, why not develop your character?”
  6. #6
    “Every day that you don’t practice is a day that you’re getting worse.”
  7. #7
    “Look for the fruits of the Spirit. ...The fruits of the Spirit are love, joy, patience, peace, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. ...Choose one that resonates with you at this moment, write it down on some Post-its, and stick it everywhere.”
  8. #8
    “Be honest with yourself about what you’re blowing off.”
  1. #9
    “Wash yourself of yourself.”
  2. #10
    “Sometimes I think God is trying to test me, both now and in the future. I’ll have to become a good person on my own, without anyone to serve as a model or advise me, but it’ll make me stronger in the end.”
  3. #11
    “We were planting seeds of change, the fruit of which we might never see. We had to be patient.”
  4. #12
    “Do we settle for the world as it is, or do we work for the world as it should be?”
  5. #13
    “For her, choices were simple; either there was an action she could take to improve the situation, in which case she took it, or there was not, and everything else said on the subject was so much meaningless noise.”
  6. #14
    “Because when we love, we always strive to become better than we are.”
  7. #15
    “[Benjamin Franklin]identified thirteen virtues he wanted to cultivate--temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity and humility--and made a chart with those virtues plotted against the days of the week. Each day, Franklin would score himself on whether he practiced those thirteen virtues.”
  8. #16
    “Friends, it’s not about the goal or the dream you have. It’s about who you become on your way to that goal.”
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