Growth Mindset Quotes

What is Growth Mindset? 

These growth mindset quotes will help lift you up and continue to develop your growth mindset.

A growth mindset means that it’s recognized that there is always potential to grow, learn and adapt. Someone with a growth mindset takes failure or a negative situation as an opportunity to improve and learn something new. Having a growth mindset means that you know there is always the potential for growth in order to achieve something. 

Fixed Mindset

The opposite of a growth mindset is a fixed mindset. Someone with a fixed mindset wouldn’t see an opportunity to learn or grow from a negative event. They accept the situation and don’t feel motivated to expand on their knowledge or try a new way. 

Growth Mindset

How Can I Develop a Growth Mindset?

There are several ways to develop a growth mindset. Learning each day and knowing that there is always an opportunity for growth. Anyone can practice learning and growing. Using the quotes below will help you stay motivated to grow and never let a moment of failure stop you. 

Take on new challenges and opportunities so that you can grow and develop your skills. 

Embrace your failures and see what you could learn from them and if there are new areas you want to improve on. 

Write down your goals. Stay familiar with what you want to achieve and where you’re heading. Writing down your goals often will help you stay motivated and determined to accomplish them. 

Always know that you haven’t made it, “yet”. It is coming and you will get there. It’s not over until you stop trying. 

Carol Dweck has done a lot of research and teaching about a growth mindset and is a professor at Stanford University. She has dedicated a lot of her life to revealing the benefit of growing up with a growth mindset. 

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How Growth Mindset Quotes Can Help You

Repeating things and consuming content that is positive and motivating will help you change your mindset. Having a growth mindset is like a muscle. You can develop it and make it stronger.

Growth Mindset Quotes to Use Every Day.

“Look for the good in every situation, there is always something to be learned.” 

“Some great opportunities lie behind a “no.”

“When one door closes 3 more open.” 

“There’s always something new to learn.”

“Don’t give up.”

“You only fail once you give up.” 

“Every small step forward is a step closer.”

“Lots of little steps make a huge impact.”

“Don’t strive for perfect, strive for progress.”

“Perfection doesn’t exist. Progress does.” 

“Don’t wait for perfect, start now.”

Growth Mindset Quotes

“Mistakes are opportunities to grow.”

“Forget the mistake, remember the lesson.”

“I am always doing what I can’t do yet, in order to learn how to do it.”

“Look for the good in every situation.”

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

“Don’t worry about failure, worry about the changes you’d miss if you didn’t try every time.”

“Happiness depends on you and you’re mindset.”

“Once your mindset changes, everything changes.”

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein. 

“It’s not going to be easy but it will be worth it.” 

“Whatever Your Mind Can Conceive and Believe, It Can Achieve.” – Napoleon Hill.

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett

“Live the life you want to live and the life you were meant to live.”

“Dream big. Work hard.” 

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.”

 “Success is not an accident, success is a choice.” – Stephen Curry

Mindset Quotes for Kids

Mindset Quotes for Kids 

“Fall 9 times and get up 10” 

“Believe in yourself.”

“You can do anything you  put your mind on”

“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you’re still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Tony Robbins

“You can do hard things.” 

“Just do it. Don’t’ ever stop trying.”

” you make a mistake just try again.”

“Everything you don’t get right is a chance to learn something new.”

“There are no failures, just new discoveries.”

More Motivational Growth Mindset Quotes from Fellow Entreprenures

“You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink. I find that this applies most to those of us in online business whether we have an Etsy shop or a blog. We all have the same free material, the same free courses, the same blogs we can read, the same hosting. Yet some of us can be presented with this information and take action and make an impact, yet others will still be thinking about or not even downloaded the course a year later.

-Samantha Milner, 6 figure food blogger at

“Heavy is the head that wears the crown.”I became the matriarch of my family when I was only 25. A lot of people depend on me and I’m stretched very thin at all times. This quote inspires me to push through the pressure and overwhelming hurdles. I work hard day today and on my blogging business to do the best I can for my family and myself. This quote is a great motivational push to remember why I work so hard and the people I do it for.

Dominique Collins-Bloomfield from –

“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 throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”Mark Twain. I love this because it inspires me to get out of my comfort zone and do challenging things, like traveling solo around the world, and starting a blog! Sarah Brooks from

“If you do the right things adequately, that’s much more important than doing the wrong things beautifully.”-Randy PauschI. I love this quote because it’s a good reminder that we can’t do it all, so we need to focus on the things that really matter. ” Rachel Bentley Ramey from

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the silently drawn pull of what you truly love.” Rumi says.

“This was my motivation to start my own Reiki practice. My desire to help others find relaxation and soothing have always been inside me, but it wasn’t until I saw this quote (during a Reiki training actually) that I took the leap and began the business — and it’s been great! You have to listen to what your soul is pulling you towards. From Lillie Marshall of

“Just one life. Just one. Why are you not running like you are on fire towards your wildest dreams?”

This my mantra! This keeps me focused on living my life with intention. When you are intentional with your life, you are true to yourself, your values, and your passions in life – Starr from

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.”- Eckhart TolleMy site:

“I like this quote because it’s so easy for thoughts about the past and future to become compulsive. I’m so much happier when I accept the present moment for what it is and not struggle internally against things.”

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. -St. Augustine. My favorite quote is because travel is so important to me, and it encourages us not to be so ethnocentric.” Christina Conte

“I’m a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more luck I have.”I left my country when I was 20 years old, leaving friends and family behind, as I wanted a better future for myself; here I met my husband, the love of my life. We went through hard times, but we pulled through and slowly built our life. When we go back to my country to visit, many people say about “how lucky” I am to have a good job, a husband, bought my own flat, go on holiday, whatever I do is never attributed to my (or my husband’s) hard work and I always tell them this sentence in return.

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton I love this reminder to take time to enjoy life every day.

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take ~Wayne GretzkySo much is life is about taking the leap. If you don’t step out of your comfort zone, you will never know what you are capable of!

“Worry is a misuse of imagination.”There’s so much to do and only a finite amount of time to do it. I often have to remind myself that it’s a better use of my time to work on things I can control and to let my mind wander into my creative passions and not my anxiety. I’m a doctor and part-time blogger at

“You rarely have time for everything you want in this life, so you need to make choices. And hopefully, your choices can come from a deep sense of who you are.” -Fred RogersThere are only so many hours in the day, and what we decide to do with our time matters. This quote reminds me to make choices based on the values that are important to me, and not just allow things to happen in my life by default.

“I didn’t come this far to only come this far – Fearless Motivation. I like this quote because it reminds me that although I may not be there yet, quitting is not an option.

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