What Others Think Quotes

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Do not be attached to the judgments of others, for your interpretation in the end will be the most important.
What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.
I don't want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did.

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You can never be happy and dress yourself solely in the glass of other men's approval.
What counts is not what people say about you, it is how much energy they spend in saying it.
We probably wouldn't worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

judging self-esteem

If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
One isn't born one's self. One is born with a mass of expectations, a mass of other people's ideas—and you have to work through it all.

expectation identity

At the age of 20, we don't care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn't thinking of us at all.

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Some people cower
and wince and shrink,
owing to fear of
what people may think.
There is one answer
to worries like these:
people may think
what the devil they please.
Practical life teaches us that people may differ and that both may be wrong: it also teaches us that people may differ and both be right. Anchor yourself fast in the latter faith, or the former will sweep your heart away.