"If we do not break through our need for the approval of others, our growth is seriously stunted."
"Less worrying about what other people think will help you be more sure of what your own values are. You'll have more time to choose your thoughts..."
"Caring about whether people like us is exhausting. After all, a lot of the time someone's feelings about us are out of our control."
"The only person responsible for your happiness and contentment is yourself. Don't let other people's judgments get in your way. "
"Imagine for a moment what life would be like if you didn't care about other people's opinions."
"Embarrassment and shame aren't pleasant to experience, of course. But they do often serve a useful purpose. "
"We tip toe our way through life by doing things in order to please others, not because it's what we believe in. "
"The negative comments someone makes is about them, and not you."
"Negative comments from others affect you instantly, but regret over missed opportunities is something that festers and grows over time."
"Worrying what others think nearly cost me the experience of a lifetime,"
"The world is already full of people who obey the status quo. But the people who don't give a fuck are the ones that change the world."
"Comparison is the death of joy. ~ Mark Twain"
"Worrying what other people think is the cause of all kinds of superficial behaviour, embarrassment, missed opportunities, inner resentments, regret,..."
"When you care what others think of you, it stops you from doing what you want and what you need."
"The need to belong is in our DNA. But sometimes that need takes center stage, and what others think about us takes on more importance than what we..."
"What many people-pleasers don't realize is that people-pleasing can have serious risks."
"If you stay true to your values and do your own thing, you will not need to be concerned with the few people who just don't seem to get you."
"Since the day we open our eyes, our actions are thoroughly judged by the society in which we live."