Doing Your Own Thing Quotes by Fred Durst, Ralph Waldo Emerson, David Levithan, Will Smith, Barbara Sher, James Iha and many others.
I made a lot mistakes that I’m grateful for, because I won’t make them again and I won’t let my artists make them, or I’ll tell them, ‘Don’t do this.’ A lot of them still make them anyway, but you can’t be told things when you’re doing your own thing.
It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
It’s like you’re a character in this book that everyone around you is writing, and suddenly you have to say, ‘I’m sorry, but this role isn’t right for me’. And you have to start writing your own life and doing your own thing.
Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard
Doing your own thing is a generous act. Being gifted creates obligations, which means you owe the world your best effort at the work you love. You too are a natural resource.
So there was something of a learning curve with doing your own thing and people seeing you outside of the band. I mean, people have never really heard my voice before – or heard a whole record of mine before. So it was a completely new experience.
Now, back to my vacation idea.вЂќ Finn grinned, showing off his perfect white teeth. вЂњJust think about it. You, Owen, me, and Bria, all happily ensconced in a swanky hotel by a beautiful beach. Bria in a bikini. You and Owen doing your own thing, Bria in a bikini. Did I mention Bria in a bikini?
Go get a job. Whether itвЂ™s working as a designer or working in a restaurant and then doing your own thing in your own time, itвЂ™s a reality of life. In the end itвЂ™s going to be helpful to you and so many others.
Don’t know which one is worse, doing your own thing or just being cool.