Not Being Good Enough Quotes by Julia Cameron, Kim Basinger, Miguel Angel Ruiz, Morris West, Nikki DeLoach, Steve Spurrier and many others.
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. . . Fear is what blocks an artist. The fear of not being good enough. The fear of not finishing. The fear of failure and of success. 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.
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.
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.
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.