20 Self Improvement Quotes To Motivate You In 2020

Written by Dragana Ivanovska


Posted on March 01 2020

Now that we dived well into 2020, we wanted to ask you – are you working on your self-improvement? One of the resolutions we make every year is to improve ourselves and become better versions of ourselves. Self-improvement is a lifelong process, and it’s a conscious decision to let go of fear and make the changes needed so that you can live a more fulfilling and joyful life. It’s the road towards creating your own damn magic. To inspire you and help you on your self-improvement journey, we are sharing with you today another 20 best self-improvement quotes:

20 Motivational Self-Improvement Quotes

Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One of the biggest mistakes that you might be doing in your life is mistaking success with the material possessions that you own, or your work success. But true succeeding in life is investing the time to become a better, healthier self, to improve the most you can, because, in the end, everything outside yourself can be taken away, but no one can take your own self from you!

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

Albert Einstein

Sometimes, you just have to be humble, brave enough to explore yourself, and find your limits, so that you can surpass them. There is nothing wrong in having limits, you just have to be willing to move them further and further bit by bit!

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.

John Dryden

Your actions and your habits determine where you are headed in life. The key to self-improvement is setting habits that work for you, not against you. It’s important to realize that creating your own damn magic is all in your hands, and when you choose to improve yourself you will spark up your magic immensely!

Humans are storytellers. It is our nature to make up stories, to interpret everything we perceive. Without awareness, we give our personal power to the story and the story writes itself. With awareness, we recover the control of our story. We see we are the authors and if we don't like our story, we change it.

Miguel Ruiz

You are the author of your story! So write yourself and amazingly magical one!

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.


Whatever life has brought you, whatever happens, remember, you can always create yourself, you can always choose to grow and become your best self!

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.

Mahatma Gandhi

Sometimes in life, you might fall into an illusion that you are responsible for the whole world, however, the only responsibility you have is towards yourself, growing and improving yourself.

It is not as much about who you used to be, as it is about who you choose to be.

Sanhita Baruah

You always have the choice to become a better self!

Remember, your life is about you – not others. Competing with others won’t do you much good, but competing with your past self will always lead to progress.

Work on yourself more than you do on your job.

Jim Rohn

It’s important to work on your career, however, life shouldn’t be all about the work! You need to work on yourself at least as much as you put in an effort into making a good job at work so that you can create magic gorgeous.

It’s the job that’s never started that takes the longest to finish.

J.R.R. Tolkien

It’s very easy to hit the snooze button on your self-improvement, but taking that first step towards yourself and self-improvement will change your whole life.

Direction is more important than speed. Many people are going nowhere fast.

Shiv Khera

It’s very easy to get lost in life, even if you are doing your best! However, self-improvement will always lead you on the right path. So, work hard but also mind the direction in which you are heading.

Change is your friend not your foe; change is a brilliant opportunity to grow.

Simon T. Bailey

Although change can seem scary at first, we promise you, once you make the tiniest change to get out of your comfort zone, even a bit, you will open the path towards self-improvement and magic for yourself.

Once you awaken your own damn magic, joy will follow in every step of the way!

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

Carl R. Rogers

It’s strange, isn’t it? Because as soon as you accept yourself and all the things about you, you also gain this amazing ability to re-create your life. You become instantly more objective and strong enough to make the change needed to transform and let go of the parts of yourself that no longer serve you.

Let us strive to improve ourselves, for we cannot remain stationary; one either progresses or retrogrades.

Mme. Du Deffand

So, will you progress or retrograde gorgeous?

Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.

Maxwell Maltz

The only opponent you need to face each day is your past self. Check every day – have I done better than yesterday?

One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.

Abraham Maslow

It’s scary to deal with all the parts of yourself, however to improve and grow each day you have to make the choice: fear or growth. Strive to choose growth and magic every day!

There is no right or wrong, the path to self-improvement is only doing the best that you can at any given moment in time.

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by defaul.

J.K. Rowling

The worst thing that you can do for yourself, is to let fear win. We all make mistakes, and self-improvement is a lifelong process that never ends, so it’s a given that you will make mistakes along the way, but you still must try, and move forward, because that is the only way towards creating your own damn magic!

We hope that you found this self-improvement quotes helpful and just as amazing as we did! If you need more inspiration check out 15 Inspiring Self-Improvement Quotes to Live By as well!

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