Not Being Good Enough Quotes by Julia Cameron, Abraham Lincoln, Miguel Angel Ruiz, Morris West, Nikki DeLoach, Mira Sorvino and many others.
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 man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
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.
If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.
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.
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.
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.