[Ad] Now more than ever a can-do attitude is vital – not only for our children, but for us too. In the depths of a global disaster which is impacting us in every imaginable way, it’s very easy to slide into a negative state of mind. But, with mindfulness, despair can be avoided. Here are 33 growth mindset quotes to inspire resilience and positivity during this very difficult time.

Quotes About Growth Mindset

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Don’t tell me how talented you are. Tell me how hard you work.

Artur Rubinstein

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

Harry Golden
Strong woman.

A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.

Ray Davis

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

Ask ˜How will they learn best? not ˜Can they learn?

Jaime Escalante

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Effort is grossly underrated.

Gary Vaynerchuk

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.


A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.

Vernon Howard
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Growth Mindset Quotes to Inspire Purpose

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 sail away from the safe harbour. Explore, Dream, Discover.

Mark Twain

Dreams don’t work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure.

Thomas Watson

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.


Success is not an accident, success is a choice.

Stephen Curry
Victory stance in front of sunset.

The very best thing you can do for the whole world is to make the most of yourself.

Wallace Wattles

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of being.

John Wooden

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.


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
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Growth Mindset Quotes For Kids

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Thomas Edison

Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’

Audrey Hepburn
Superhero Kid

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

E.E. Cummings

Don’t worry about failure. Worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.

Sherman Finesilver

You have to apply yourself each day to becoming a little better. By becoming a little better each and every day, over a period of time, you will become a lot better.

John Wooden

You’re in charge of your mind. You can help it grow by using it in the right way.

Carol Dweck

Believe you can….and you are halfway there!

Theodore Roosevelt

If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.

Frank A. Clark

The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.

Captain Jack Sparrow

Test scores and measures of achievement tell you where a student is, but they don’t tell you where a student could end up.

Carol Dweck

If you or your child are really struggling with your mood or confidence during these difficult circumstances, you may benefit from support from somewhere like BetterHelp.


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An award-nominated blogger and author, Kate is a huge advocate of personal growth, focusing on journaling to increase positivity and facilitate mindful motherhood. With a wealth of experience in breastfeeding and CMPA, Kate is also an expert baby sleep chaser. Her writing has appeared on Mothercare, Huff Post, and BritMums.

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