As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.
Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress - which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.
I am not comfortable
in my own skin;
But I am trying
to be. Damn it,
I am trying to be.
Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
It matters that you don’t just give up.
I do not trust people who don’t love themselves and yet tell me, ‘I love you.’ There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.
Don’t be so humble - you are not that great.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
A trap is only a trap if you don’t know about it. If you know about it, it’s a challenge.
Be stubborn about your goals, but flexible about your methods.