Not Being Good Enough Quotes by Mira Sorvino, Abraham Lincoln, Miguel Angel Ruiz, Julia Cameron, Kim Basinger, Steve Spurrier and many others.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All I can say is that I’m going to try to coach the way I’ve coached in the past. And if it ends up not being good enough, then so be it.
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.