Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy
Address to the UN General Assembly (25 September 1961)
Styles tend to not only separate men — because they have their own doctrines and then the doctrine became the gospel truth that you cannot change. But if you do not have a style, if you just say: Well, here I am as a human being, how can I express myself totally and completely? Now, that way you won't create a style, because style is a crystallization. That way, it's a process of continuing growth.
Most problems of teaching are not problems of growth but helping cultivate growth.
I was portrayed in the media as someone - because I hadn't pass any O-levels - stupid. I've always been the 18-year-old girl he got engaged to. I don't think I've been given any credit for growth. And, my goodness, I've had to grow.
I believe that love is the main key to open the doors to the "growth" of man. Love and union with someone or something outside of oneself, union that allows one to put oneself into relationship with others, to feel one with others, without limiting the sense of integrity and independence.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Martin Luther King
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