Being Good Enough Quotes by Nikki DeLoach, Kurt Fuller, Miguel Angel Ruiz, Julia Cameron, Ron Kaufman, Seth Godin and many others.
I have a couple of what I call “buttons” – fears or anxieties that when tweaked can cause me to be vulnerable. Fear of failure, not being good enough, and abandonment are my main buttons. However, they have diminished greatly over the years as I have really confronted those fears in order to work through them.
Without being good enough, I started figuring out how to make my way through the minefield of a script, which is what it was to me at the time, and the rest is semi-history.
The fear of not getting the reward becomes the fear of rejection. The fear of not being good enough… is what makes us try to change, what makes us create an image.
The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. В The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all. . . В Fear is what blocks an artist. В The fear of not being good enough. В The fear of not finishing. В The fear of failure and of success. В The fear of beginning at all.
No one ever delighted a customer by being ‘good enough’.
You don’t have to settle for the status quo, for being good enough, for getting by, for working all night.
As a youth, I hated myself for not being good enough. All my inadequacies and failures, not being kind enough, generous or understanding enough, would assail me at night. It became a habit to be guilty and self castigating, not liking myself because I was unworthy… I really tortured myself.
You achieve stature only by being good enough to deserve it, by forcing even the contemptuous and indifferent to pay attention, and to acknowledge that human relations and human emotions are of inexhaustible interest wherever they occur.
Just being ourselves is the biggest fear of humans. We have learned to live our life trying to satisfy other people’s demands. We have learned to live by other people’s points of view because of the fear of not being accepted and of not being good enough for someone else.
Parents can be very influential in designing those little creepy-crawlers that jump around in your mind for the rest of your life. It’s the fear of not being good enough.
Being good enough never is.
The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all.