July 4, 2021

Other People's Opinions (25 Quotes)

25 Quotes About Other People's Opinions from Build Our Best Lives blog

1.  "Care about people’s approval and you will always be their prisoner."
- Lao Tzu

2.  "For your own self-respect and sanity, your creative freedom, you have to be careful that you don't rely too much on other people's opinions of what you do because it can stunt and inhibit you."
- Luke Evans

3.  "Someone else’s opinion of you is none of your business. You’re afraid to move forward because of what he might think or what she might say or what your in-laws think. That fear will keep you small."
- Rachel Hollis

4.  "Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination."
- Mae Jemison

5.  "I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing."
- Richard P. Feynman

6.  "Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable."
- Wendy Wasserstein

7.  "Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others."
- Roy T. Bennett

8.  "Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it’s simply a way of your own."
- Angelina Jolie

9.  "I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings."
- Mozart

10.  "Some people around you will not understand your journey. They don’t need to; it’s not for them."
- Paulo Coelho

11.  "When someone judges you, it isn’t actually about you. It’s about them and their own insecurities, limitations, and needs."
- Lulu

12.  "No name-calling truly bites deep unless, in some dark part of us, we believe it. If we are confident enough then it is just noise."
- Laurell K. Hamilton

13.  "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

14.  "Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?"
- Brigham Young

15.  "A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep."
- Vernon Howard

16.  "Just because they disagree, doesn't mean you ain't right."
- Toba Beta

17.  "There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed."
- Ray Goforth

18.  "Small minds can't comprehend big spirits.  To be great, you have to be willing to be mocked, hated, and misunderstood."
- Unknown

19.  "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.  Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."
- Mark Twain

20.  "History shows us that the people who end up changing the world - the great political, social, scientific, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries - are always nuts until they are right, and then they are geniuses."
- John Eliot

21.  "Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

22.  "There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing."
- Aristotle

23.  "Don't be afraid of losing people.  Be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please everyone."
- Unknown

24.  "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind."
- Dr Seuss

25.  "Freedom on the inside comes when validation from the outside doesn’t matter."
- Richie Norton 

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