Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. The antidote for a snakebite is made from the poison, and the thing that made you go backward is the same force that will push you forward.— T. D. Jakes
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The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else's highlight reel.
Don't let fear stop you. Don't give up because you are paralyzed by insecurity or overwhelmed by the odds, because in giving up, you give up hope. Understand that failure is a process in life, that only in trying can you enrich yourself and have the possibility of moving forward. The greatest obstacle in life is fear and giving up because of it.
A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.
Walk away from 'friendships' that make you feel small and insecure, and seek out people who inspire you and support you
Arrogance is the camouflage of insecurity.
A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
The inescapable fact is that when we build a society based on greed, selfishness, and ruthless competition, the fruits we can expect to reap are economic insecurity at home and international discord abroad.
You can't learn to act unless you're criticized.
If you tie that criticism to your childhood insecurities you'll have a terrible time. Instead, you must take criticism objectively, pertaining it only to the work being done.
The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
People are never more insecure than when they become obsessed with their fears at the expense of their dreams.
Chefs are nutters. They're all self-obsessed, delicate, dainty, insecure little souls and absolute psychopaths. Every last one of them.
You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I'm not sure where I'm going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn't do it.
It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.
Only the insecure strive for security.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It's hard to know whether to laugh or to cry at the human predicament.
Here we are with so much wisdom and tenderness, and—without even knowing it—we cover it over to protect ourselves from insecurity. Although we have the potential to experience the freedom of a butterfly, we mysteriously prefer the small and fearful cocoon of ego.
Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
A community which refuses to welcome - whether through fear, weariness, insecurity, a desire to cling to comfort, or just because it is fed up with visitors - is dying spiritually.
We all have insecurities but you have to know you’re beautiful.
Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security
Acting has given me a way to channel my angst.
I feel like an overweight, pimply faced kid a lot of the time - and finding a way to access that insecurity, and put it toward something creative is incredibly rewarding. I feel very lucky.
I'm insecure, and I need the validation of strangers to feel whole.
So, I need every single racist 12-year-old on the Internet to like me, or I don't feel complete.
Does capital punishment tend to the security of the people? By no means.
It hardens the hearts of men, and makes the loss of life appear light to them; and it renders life insecure, inasmuch as the law holds out that property is of greater value than life.
For those looking for security, be forewarned that there's nothing more insecure than a political promise.
Linguistic insecurity - affected by linguistic insecurity, and the changes in pronunciation and stylistic shifts indicative of linguistic insecurity can emerge absent of speaker
Food security - These include: Household Food Insecurity Access Scale (HFIAS) – continuously measures the degree of food insecurity (inaccessibility) in the household
InSecurity - InSecurity is a Canadian action comedy television series. The series focuses on a team of spycatchers set at the fictional Canadian National Intelligence
Burkina Faso - to chronic high levels of food insecurity and malnutrition. Poverty continues to be strongly linked to food insecurity. As one of the poorest countries
Insecure (TV series) - Insecure is an American comedy-drama television series created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, and is partially based on Rae's acclaimed web series Awkward
Yvonne Orji - and comedian. She is best known for her role as Molly in the HBO series Insecure. Orji was born on December 2, 1983 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Homeland Insecurity - Homeland Insecurity may refer to: Homeland Insecurity (American Dad!), an episode of American Dad! Homeland Insecurity (album), a 2006 album by Endwell
Emotional security - the stability of an individual's emotional state. Emotional insecurity or simply insecurity is a feeling of general unease or nervousness that may be triggered
Insecurity (South Park) - 2012). "Insecurity". The A.V. Club. Retrieved July 7, 2014. "Insecurity" Full episode at South Park Studios "Insecurity" on IMDb "Insecurity" at TV.com
It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people then to dominate them, more 'manhood' to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.
Change hurts. It makes people insecure, confused, and angry. People want things to be the same as they've always been, because that makes life easier. But, if you're a leader, you can't let your people hang on to the past.
I think we all live in a world that is so fast-paced, it's threatening and absolutely saturated with change and novelty and insecurity. Therefore, the ritual of cooking and feeding my family and friends, whoever drops in, is what makes me feel that I'm in a universe that is contained.
Success can make you go one of two ways.
It can make you a prima donna - or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out.
At every concert I've sensed a certain insecurity about the tempo. It's clearly marked 80...uh, 69.
Most bad behavior comes from insecurity.
Why do we feel jealousy? Therapists often regard the demon as a scar of childhood trauma or a symptom of a psychological problem. And it's true that people who feel inadequate, insecure, or overly dependent tend to be more jealous than others.
It is the fragrant lack of practicality that makes high-heeled shoes so fascinating: in terms of static mechanics they induce a sort of insecurity which some find titillating.
The ability to grow is directly related to the amount of insecurity you can take in your life.