66 Quotes On Growth Mindset To Inspire Your Child

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Quotes on growth mindset are meant to help children and adults embrace failure and seek learning opportunities in every possible way.

Everyone has strengths and weaknesses. The focus is on how to improve on those weaknesses. Emphasizing on small incremental improvements and persevering when things get difficult can help a child manage difficult situations with confidence.

Developing a growth mindset does not happen overnight. Rather it should be embedded into a child’s daily routine through self-care activities.

This thought-provoking quotes on growth mindset will take you or your child on a journey of self-awareness and personal development.

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Growth mindset quotes for children

Quotes on growth mindset for kids and teachers:

The quotes on growth mindset below will inspire your child to keep learning and exploring.

  1. I am loved
  2. I am capable
  3. I can do hard things
  4. I do not give up
  5. Every day is a new learning day
  6. There is no such thing as failure, it is called learning
  7. I have not failed, I just started
  8. Every mistake is progress
  9. An expert was once a beginner
  10. I don’t miss a chance
  11. I have courage
  12. I stand out from the crowd
  13. I was not born to fit in but to stand out
  14. It’s ok to make mistakes
  15. It’s ok to ask for help
  16. I work through all my problems
  17. It takes courage to grow up and discover yourself
  18. I am on a learning journey
  19. Focus on the journey and not just the destination
  20. I am in charge of my mind, no one gets to decide that for me
  21. I am in charge of my feelings, no one gets to dictate that
  22. I am entitled to my own happiness.
  23. Practice makes me perfect
  24. It does not matter how difficult the road is, through perseverance I will get there.
  25. It takes courage to do what I do, so I will not give up
  26. Don’t ever stop, keep going and you will reach the end goal
  27. The best thing you can do is to be the greatest version of yourself.

You can use the printables below to help your child deal with any anxiety they may be facing in their daily life or at school. 

Quotes on Growth Mindset by Celebrities & Famous People:

  1. It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. Confucius
  2.  I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ – Muhammad Ali
  3. Effort is grossly underrated. – Gary Vaynerchuk
  4. “Stick around. Don’t lose your heart, just keep going, keep at it.”– Mark Ruffalo
  5. “Never, never, never give up.”– Winston Churchill
  6. “Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it!”– Richard E. Grant
  7. “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”– Vince Lombardi
  8. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”– Harriet Beecher Stowe
  9. “I refuse to quit because I haven’t tried all possible ways yet.”
  10. “You’re a fighter. Look at everything you’ve overcome. Don’t give up now.”– Olivia Benson
  11. Failure is so important. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. J.K. Rowling

Use the inspirational story kit below to show your children how famous people rise through difficulties.

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Quotes for personal development:

  1. “Be the change you want to see in this world.” – Gandhi
  2. “Life is never incomplete if it is an honorable one. At whatever point you leave life, if you leave it in the right way, it is whole.” – Seneca 
  3.  “Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle, The Power Of Now
  4. “You have to begin to tell the story of your life as you now want it to be and discontinue the tales of how it has been or of how it is.” – Esther and Jerry Hicks
  5. “We all have something that we are meant to do. Your genius will shine through, and happiness will fill your life, the instant you discover your higher purpose you will then direct all your energies towards it.” – Robin Sharma
  6. “Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” – Zig Ziglar
  7. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho
  8. “An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.”― Tara Westover
  9. “The longest journey is the journey inward.”- Dag Hammarskjold
  10. “We all have internal struggles and personal challenges. Do not let anyone make you feel bad about yours.”― Izey Victoria Odiase
  11. “You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” ―Henry David Thoreau


Growth mindset quotes for teens:

  1. I don’t need to have it all discovered, I just need to keep trying different things
  2. Never give up on a dream just because it takes time to accomplish it
  3. You have to expect things yourself before doing them
  4. If you do not believe you can do it then you don’t stand a chance
  5. Never stop learning
  6. Stay positive even when it feels like nothing is going your way
  7. Don’t change so people will like you, stay how you are and you will attract the right crowd
  8. I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection
  9. Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try
  10. My growth is a continuous process
  11. Believe you can and you have won half of the battle
  12. Don’t let the internet rush you, no one is posting their failures
  13. Invest in yourself, it pays the best interest
  14. Be the type of person that you want to meet
  15. You paint your own life, don’t let someone else be the artist of your life
  16. Everything will be ok in the end, if it’s not ok, it’s not the end
  17. In the middle of difficulties lie opportunities. Look for them.

Which of these quotes will inspire you or your students?

Let your child choose the quotes on the growth mindset that they want to explore. It does not matter which quote your child uses to inspire him/herself. Focus on daily incremental growth and the fact that your child is trying.

Praise him/her for their effort and not just for the end goal. Remind your child that they are capable of hard things and through perseverance, they will achieve their goals.

Before you go, don’t forget to check out the PERSONALISED growth-mindset kit you can use at home or in the classroom.

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