A wise man is someone who knows how to convert obstacles into resources.
I like being underestimated.
I want you to believe in yourself, and take chances, even if it is scary and even if you don’t know what you are doing yet.
If you criticize what you’re doing too early you’ll never write the first line.
Give yourself permission 2 evolve. Become a philosopher; come up with your own interpretation of life and stop accepting someone else’s as your truth.
You have to remember one life, one death-this one! To enter fully the day, the hour, the moment whether it appears as life or death, whether we catch it on the inbreath or outbreath, requires only a moment, this moment. And along with it all the mindfulness we can muster, and each stage of our ongoing birth, and the confident joy of our inherent luminosity. (24)
There are those who will resent you for not being confined by their limitations.
It’s the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing in my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I’m a woman
Stop comparing yourself with others. If they are good at something, you too are good at something else. Self-confidence is not measured by your own capabilities versus that of others, but by your own needs.
…Granny Weatherwax, who had walked nightly without fear in the bandit-haunted forests of the mountains all her life in the certain knowledge that the darkness held nothing more terrible than she was…