Step Quotes (35+ quotes)

Step quotes help break ‘giant leaps of faith’ into manageable baby steps or even micro mini-movements. It takes courage to make bold changes in your life. Breaking big projects into small steps makes them do-able.

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Most ideas are step-by-step children of other ideas.
Alex Osborn

Step forward into your life as you did when you were a child, when you believed anything was possible.
Vince Gowmon

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Stephen R. Covey

I dream of men who take the next step instead of worrying about the next thousand steps.
Theodore Roosevelt

We don't try to be 100% better, rather 1% better a hundred ways.
Ann Mitchell

Personal action is your pathway to success, even if it is a little bit at a time!
Catherine Pulsifer

It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.
Vaclav Havel

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance.
Friedrich Nietzsche

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau

Your mind, this globe of awareness, is a starry universe. When you push off with your foot, a thousand new roads become clear.

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
Helmut Schmidt

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret to getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting on the first one.
Mark Twain

The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.
Oprah Winfrey

All changes, even positive ones, are scary. Attempts to reach goals through radical or revolutionary means often fail because they heighten fear. But the small steps of kaizen disarm the brain's fear response, stimulating rational thought and creative play.
Robert Maurer

As you experience success in applying kaizen to clear goals like weight loss or career advancement, remember to hold onto its essence: an optimistic belief in our potential for continuous improvement.
Robert Maurer

Confront the difficult while it is still easy; accomplish the great task by a series of small acts.
Tao Te Ching

Every change starts in a small step.
Ron Stolero

Have a bias toward action – let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.
Indira Gandhi

Kaizen and innovation are the two major strategies people use to create change. Where innovation demands shocking and radical reform, all kaizen asks is that you take small, comfortable steps toward improvement.
Robert Maurer

Small actions are at the heart of kaizen. By taking steps so tiny that they seem trivial or even laughable, you'll sail calmly past obstacles that have defeated you before. Slowly – but painlessly! – you'll cultivate an appetite for continued success and lay down a permanent new route to change.
Robert Maurer

That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
Neil Armstrong

Don't be afraid to expand yourself, to step out of your comfort zone. That's where the joy and the adventure lie.
Herbie Hancock

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
Lee Iacocca

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

Baby step by baby step, you have what you need right now to start moving in the direction of your happiest dreams.
Marta Davidovich Ockuly

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Vincent van Gogh

Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself.
Julia Cameron

If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.

It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.
Chinese Proverb

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the step at a time.
Joe Girard

The first step is to find out what you love – and don't be practical about it. The second step is to start doing what you love immediately, in any small way possible.
Barbara Sher

What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step toward something better.
Wendell Phillips

What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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