Before we can achieve anything, we must open our minds to the possibilities that lie before us. When we strive for success, we should be able to do so unhindered by past failures or by limits we have placed on our self-belief.
The mindset quotes featured here will help you to free your mind and become aware of your potential. There should be no shackles on your mind. Your thoughts must be free to explore all the potential that you have.
Look forward to the future without any concerns that the past will hold you back. Be excited by what is to come, and optimistic that your future will be better than your past.
Developing the right mindset is crucial to achieving success. When you can change the way you are thinking about the world around you, you will become more positive and decisive. Dreams no longer stay as dreams. They become real goals, achievable goals, and you will believe that nothing will stop you from reaching those goals and making them yours.
Before reading the mindset quotes try to clear your mind and make it receptive to new ideas and ways of thinking. Rid yourself of misconceptions about personal growth. Your mind really can change the way you behave.
Change how you think. Instead of being pessimistic and believing everything is going to fail, be optimistic. Believe in yourself and your abilities. You can overcome the challenges ahead, and you will feel happier and more fulfilled when you do.
Don’t let others undermine you with their negative opinions. Ignore criticism as it will harm your positive outlook. No-one has the right to destroy your dreams or the chance of you achieving them.
How you view yourself, and your place in the world becomes the focus of your thoughts and actions. Believe in your dream, and your ability to make that dream come true, and that will focus your mind. Once you have that focus clear in your head, everything that follows will be dictated by that single aim. You will have overcome your own self-doubt and changed the way you are looking at the world.
How different you will feel if you go out into the world confident, self-disciplined, seeking opportunities, and ready to learn. This will be a new, different you. You the optimist; you the open-minded person of action.
There will be new things to learn and new opportunities to embrace. Your confidence will make you more pro-active and fearless. Taking risks will be welcomed as a chance to test yourself. You can now be persistent, disciplined, and passionate about your future. Your new way of thinking will bring curiosity to it. You will want to know everything you can about your new project. Seeking out new ways of doing things will define the new you.
Change will be met with a willingness to adapt. No longer will you fear the new or fear mistakes or failures. You will be eager to learn from those setbacks and so make your future even rosier.
Positive Mindset Quotes
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Failure is not fatal, but failing to change might be.
You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.
Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change.
There isn’t a person anywhere who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
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.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
Abundance Mindset Quotes
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
What we learn with pleasure we never forget.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
Clay P. Bedford
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.
Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.
Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.
John Foster Dulles
A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.
Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.
Quotes About Growth Mindset
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.
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.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.
Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So. . .sail away from the safe harbor. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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
Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
Powerful Mindset Quotes
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don’t just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won’t happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you’ll love it up here.
To teach is to learn twice.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
The problem human beings face is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed.
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Don’t worry about failure. Worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time – for we are bound by that – but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Read these mindset quotes and prepare to grow as a person and accept that growth is a lifelong process. With a new positive mindset, you can achieve so much more.