Words of Wisdom: Growth

Growth
Evolution, Gain, Increase, Morning, Spring, Youth

All men’s gains are the fruit of venturing.
HERODOTUS
Growth is the only evidence of life.
JOHN HENRY NEWMAN
Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
The way of heaven is to diminish the prosperous and augment the needy. The superior man gains without boasting.
I CHING
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
EURIPIDES
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.
ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
Climb mountains to see lowlands.
CHINESE PROVERB
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
CALVIN COOLIDGE
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
ADLAI E. STEVENSON
Enough shovels of earth… a mountain. Enough pails of water .. a river.
CHINESE PROVERB
Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
DISRAELI
No gain without pains.
FRANKLIN
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
GOETHE
The perfecting of one’s self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.
CONFUCIUS
The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
PIR VILAYAT INAYAT KHAN
Why build these cities glorious, if man unbuilded goes. In vain we build the world unless, the builder also grows.
EDWIN MARKHAM
The evolution of man is the evolution of his consciousness, and ‘consciousness’ cannot evolve unconsciously. The evolution of man is the evolution of his will, and ‘will’ cannot evolve involuntarily. The evolution of man is the evolution of his power of doing, and ‘doing’ cannot be the result of things which ‘happen. ‘
GURDJIEFF

 

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