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Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose From out night's gray and cloudy sheath; Softly and still it grows and grows, Petal by petal, leaf by leaf.

Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.
Love didn't grow very well in place where there was only fear, just as plants didn't grow very well in a place where it was always dark.
There is no growth without discontent.
Climb mountains to see lowlands.
Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.
The sculptor will chip off all unnecessary material to set free the angel. Nature will chip and pound us remorselessly to bring out our possibilities. She will strip us of wealth, humble our pride, humiliate our ambition, let us down from the ladder of fame, will discipline us in a thousand ways, if she can develop a little character, Everything must give way to that. Wealth is nothing, position is nothing, fame is nothing, manhood is everything.
I don't know what it's like for a book writer or a doctor or a teacher as they work to get established in their jobs. But for a singer, you've got to continue to grow or else you're just like last night's cornbread -- stale and dry.
All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.
Those who have high thoughts are ever striving; they are not happy to remain in the same place. Like swans that leave their lake and rise into the air, they leave their home and fly for a higher home.
All of us need to grow continuously in our lives.
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And tell the other girls and boys Not to meddle with my toys.
By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
The growth of affluence, the growth of education, has led to a shortage of morons.
The entrepreneurial approach is not a sideline at 3M. It is the heart of our design for growth.
Every phase of evolution commences by being in a state of unstable force and proceeds through organization to equilibrium. Equilibrium having been achieved, no further development is possible without once more oversetting the A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet. Whosoever acts spoils it. Whosoever keeps loses it.
I am a frayed and nibbled survivor in a fallen world, and I am getting along. I am aging and eaten and have done my share of eating too. I am not washed and beautiful, in control of a shining world in which everything fits, but instead am wondering awed about on a splintered wreck I've come to care for, whose gnawed trees breathe a delicate air, whose bloodied and scarred creatures are my dearest companions, and whose beauty bats and shines not in its imperfections but overwhelmingly in spite of them...
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.
Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
I am convinced that the world is not a mere bog in which men and woman trample themselves in the mire and die. Something magnificent is taking place here amid the cruelties and tragedies, and the supreme challenge to intelligence is that of making the noblest and best in our curious heritage prevail.
The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.
Success is not a journey, it's a destination called satisfaction.