Growth: (development...expansion...... )

Be not afraid of growing slowly. Be afraid of standing still. --- Chinese Proverb xxxx

Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life. --- Herbert Otto

Ethics is the maintaining of life at the highest point of development. --- Albert Schweitzer 1875

Growth is the only evidence of life. --- John Henry Cardinal Newman 1801

I define love thus: the will to extend oneself for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth. --- M Scott Peck 1936

I do not believe we are all created equal. Physical and emotional differences, parental guidance, varying environments, being in the right place at the right time all play a role in enhancing or limiting development. But I do believe every man and woman, if given the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their potential, regardless of background, has the freedom to choose in our world. Will an individual be a taker or a giver in life? Will he be satisfied merely to exist, or will he seek a meaningful purpose? Will he dare to dream the impossible dream? --- zzz

Large streams from little fountains flow, tall oaks from little acorns grow. --- David Everett 1770

Look to this day… In it lies all the realities and verities of existence, the bliss of growth, the splendor of action, the glory of power. For yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today, well-lived, makes every yesteday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. --- Sanskrit Proverb

Love not what you are but what you may become. --- Miguel De Cervantes 1547

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

The great law of culture is: let each become all that he was created capable of being. --- Thomas Carlyle 1795

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