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Carol S. Dweck Quotes
|"For twenty years, my research has shown that the view
you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life. It
can determine whether you become the person you want to be and whether
you accomplish the things you value."
"The passion for stretching yourself and sticking to it, even (or especially) when it’s not going well, is the hallmark of the growth mindset. This is the mindset that allows people to thrive during some of the most challenging times in their lives."
"The other thing exceptional people seem to have is a special talent for converting life’s setbacks into future successes."
"You have a choice. Mindsets are just beliefs. They’re powerful beliefs, but they’re just something in your mind, and you can change your mind. As you read, think about where you’d like to go and which mindset will take you there."
"Only people with a growth mindset paid close attention to information that could stretch their knowledge. Only for them was learning a priority."
"People in a growth mindset don’t just seek challenge, they thrive on it. The bigger the challenge, the more they stretch. And nowhere can it be seen more clearly than in the world of sports. You can just watch people stretch and grow."
"Infants stretch their skills daily. Not just ordinary
skills, but the most difficult tasks of a lifetime, like learning to
"Even in the growth mindset, failure can be a painful experience. But it doesn’t define you. It’s a problem to be faced, dealt with, and learned from."
"When people believe their basic qualities can be developed, failures may still hurt, but failures don’t define them. And if abilities can be expanded —if change and growth are possible— then there are still many paths to success."
"People with the growth mindset, however, believe something very different. For them, even geniuses have to work hard for their achievements."
"Success is about being your best self, not about being
better than others; failure is an opportunity, not a condemnation;
"Because they think in terms of learning, people with the growth mindset are clued in to all the different ways to create learning."
"For Jordan, success stems from the mind. “The mental
toughness and the heart are a lot stronger than some of the physical advantages
you might have. I’ve always said that and I’ve always believed that.” But
other people don’t. They look at Michael
"Those with the growth mindset found success in doing their best, in learning and improving. And this is exactly what we find in the champions."
"Those with the growth mindset found setbacks motivating. They’re informative. They’re a wakeup call."
"People with the growth mindset in sports (as in pre-med chemistry) took charge of the processes that bring success—and that maintain it."
"Character, heart, the mind of a champion. It’s what makes great athletes and it’s what comes from the growth mindset with its focus on selfdevelopment, self-motivation, and responsibility."
Contributed by Carol S. Dweck
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