35 Quotes About Growth

  • "Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Life, Growth, Liberty

  • "In many areas of life, freedom is not so much the absence of restrictions as finding the right ones, the liberating restrictions. Those that fit with the reality of our nature and the world produce greater power and scope for our abilities and a deeper joy and fulfillment. Experimentation, risk, and making mistakes bring growth only if, over time, they show us our limits as well as our abilities. If we only grow intellectually, vocationally, and physically through judicious constraints

  • "Becoming like Christ is a long, slow process of growth."

    - Rick Warren
    Topics: Perseverance, Growth

  • "Only the poor in spirit can be humble. How often the experience, growth, and progress of a Christian become such precious matters to him that he loses his lowliness."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility, Growth

  • "And how often pursuit after spiritual growth originates in the natural self perhaps only because we cannot bear the thought of falling behind or because we seek some personal gain. Bluntly state, the doing of good is not sin but the manner, methods, or motive in such good-doing may be surfeited with our self."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Service, Growth

  • "If the amount of energy lost in trying to grow were spent in fulfilling rather the conditions of growth, we should have many more cubits to show for our stature."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Growth

  • "The stiff and wooden quality about our religious lives is a result of our lack of holy desire. Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth. Acute desire must be present or there will be no manifestation of Christ to His people."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Holiness, Growth

  • "The tendency of Christian ideas is to mental growth. The mind must expand that takes them in with cordial sympathy. The conversion of Saul of Tarsus wrought in him an intellectual as well as a moral revolution."

    - Austin Phelps
    Topics: Growth

  • "Too often we fail to appreciate that (the) apprehension of God is not only the test of our worship, but also the test of our spiritual growth. A Christian's real development in spiritual life will always be revealed by how he or she thinks about God - how much he thinks about Him, and how highly he thinks about Him."

    - Sinclair B. Ferguson
    Topics: Growth

  • "The right manner of growth is to grow less in one's own eyes."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Humility, Growth

  • "If I have observed anything by experience, it is this: a man may take the measure of his growth and decay in grace according to his thoughts and meditations upon the person of Christ, and the glory of Christ's Kingdom, and of His love."

    - John Owen
    Topics: Growth

  • "Adversity is not simply a tool. It is God's most effective tool for the advancement of our spiritual lives. The circumstances and events that we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth. Once we begin to understand this, and accept it as a spiritual fact of life, adversity becomes easier to bear."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Adversity, Circumstances, Growth

  • "Without faith we are not fit to desire mercy, without humility we are not fit to receive it, without affection we are not fit to value it, without sincerity we are not fit to improve it. Times of extremity contribute to the growth and exercise of these qualifications."

    - Stephen Charnock
    Topics: Faith, Trials, Growth

  • "It is not the number of books you read, nor the variety of sermons you hear, nor the amount of religious conversation in which you mix, but it is the frequency and earnestness with which you meditate on these things till the truth in them becomes your own and part of your being, that ensures your growth."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Education, Growth, Books

  • "Spend the time you have spent in sighing for fruits in fulfilling the conditions of their growth. The fruits will come, must come... About every other method of living the Christian life there is an uncertainty. About every other method of acquiring the Christian experiences there is a "perhaps." But in so far as this method is the way of nature, it cannot fail."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Growth

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