140 Never Good Enough Quotes To Inspire You

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Top 10 Never Good Enough Quotes (BEST)

  1. Good enough is never good enough. — Alfred Bertram Guthrie
  2. Never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning. — Anthony Trollope
  3. If it must always be better, it can never be good enough. — Yiddish Proverbs
  4. If you have never failed at anything, then you haven't been trying hard enough, aren't very imaginative, or have had such extraordinarily good luck that you have come to believe you are invincible. — Margaret Heffernan
  5. My high school was a private school where you went to an Ivy League. That's just what was expected of you and nothing less. So I grew up never being okay with a 'B' because a 'B' was not good enough. — Troian Bellisario
  6. Never do they hurt your feelings or make you feel like you are not good enough, but rather they build you up and show you the things about yourself that make you special and even beautiful. — Bob Marley
  7. Never ask for approval in your work. Life is your own, inspiration is your own, you create alone, and the results are your own - and that's good enough. — David Luiz
  8. I was never very good at exams, having a poor memory and finding the examination process rather artificial, and there never seemed to be enough time to follow up things that really interested me. — Paul Nurse
  9. And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning. — Isaac Asimov
  10. No, it will never have enough power until I can spin the wheels at the end of the straightaway in high gear. Too much power is never enough. — Mark Donohue

Short Never Good Enough Quotes

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  • I never wanted Manchester United to be second to anybody. Only the best would be good enough. — Matt Busby
  • I am never sure that anythings good enough. Something that is good today will not be good tomorrow. — Azzedine Alaia
  • I'm never, like I say, I'm never happy, I'm never satisfied, it's never good enough. — R. Lee Ermey
  • Love alone is never a good enough reason to marry. — Harriet Lerner
  • Don't settle for mediocrity; never let good enough be good enough. — Joel Osteen
  • I never found anyone who was good enough, who I could trust enough. — Christine Keeler
  • All of us want to do well. But if we do not do good, too, then doing well will never be enough. — Anna Quindlen
  • Above all else, never think you're not good enough. — Anthony Trollope
  • I never expected to win a Grand Slam because, for me, I was not good enough to beat those guys. — Stan Wawrinka
  • Good intentions are not enough. They've never put an onion in the soup yet. — Sonya Levien

Never Good Enough Image Quotes

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Never good enough quote by Alfred Bertram Guthrie

Good enough is never good enough. — Alfred Bertram Guthrie

Never good enough quote Above all else, never think you're not good enough.
Above all else, never think you're not good enough.

I'm Never Good Enough Quotes

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I had given thought to acting, but I never really had a good enough opportunity or a character who made sense and paralleled my life a little bit. I feel like I'm one of the poster boys for a bad guy in a movie. I feel like I'm a good person to play a bad guy in a movie. I can say that. — Gucci Mane

My philosophy was, if I just do good work, someone will like it enough to employ me. It never made me famous. And I'm way, way too old now, mate. That boat's sailed. — Ian Hart

Like many people, I think I'm my own worst critic. And I think I take a lot out in an internally abusive way, looking at how I measure up, which usually was never enough. I never, never was as good as someone else. — Demi Moore

Never good enough quote There comes a point when you have to realize that you'll never be good enough fo
There comes a point when you have to realize that you'll never be good enough for some people. The question is, is that your problem or theirs?

I'm still looking to write a great song.... You always are. You know, you never think, 'Well, that's enough ... that's good enough.' — Paul McCartney

There are times when I just can't bring myself to sit down and write and I'm never sure whether it's pure laziness or lack of courage - there's always the thought in the back of my mind that my writing won't be good enough. — Kate Cary

Italy to me is like the mean mother. Whatever I do, it's never good enough. People say I'm the queen of Cannes, but in Italy I get turned down for work. — Asia Argento

Never good enough quote There comes a point you have to realize that you'll never be good enough for som
There comes a point you have to realize that you'll never be good enough for some people. The question is, is that your problem or theirs.

I've been in real estate for my whole life, I've been trying to sharpshoot the market with my investments, I'm never right. All you need to do is get near the bottom. That's good enough. — Barbara Corcoran

I never feel like I've done good enough. That's why I'm always so excited about working because I gotta keep pushing myself to do better work, to do great work. — Bryce Wilson

I've always been jealous of people who can tell stories really well in a room with a bunch of people. I've never been good at it because I'm not cocky enough to be like, "Okay, everyone, listen right now to this. I'm going to blow your minds with this joke." — Brendan Benson

I'm no stranger to criticism. You're never going to be good enough, or just the right thing in everybody's eyes. — Christina Aguilera

You Are Never Good Enough Quotes

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Strive to be the best you can be...focus, watch, listen, and learn. Try never to be satisfied with 'good enough'...and above all, love what you do-share that passion with others, and always stay humble. Nobody likes a 'big head' no matter how good you are. — Robby Naish

Sometimes if you have very confident people, you have to tell them please, be polite, there are other players are good enough as you and you should never speak out of an orchestra. — Kurt Masur

Never let someone tell you that you or your dreams are impossible, improbable, or not ‘good enough’ for their liking, especially when they have no experience or knowledge of your true heart and powers. — Brendon Burchard

I don't want to discredit people's individuality, but I think people are pretty much the same. People are very similar. If you have a good enough imagination then you can feel things that you personally have never done before. That's acting. — Kristen Stewart

The word “busy” is the relationship Weapon of Mass Destruction. It seems like a good excuse, but in fact, in every silo you uncover, all you’re going to find is a man who didn’t care enough to call. Remember: Men are never too busy to get what they want. — Greg Behrendt

When dreams come true in reality they never feel the same as when you imagine them, and you know what that means? It means that no matter how good things are, maybe they’ll never be good enough, and there’s something seriously wrong with that. — Tiffanie DeBartolo

If we can’t stand up to the never good enough and who do you think you are? we can’t move forward. — Brené Brown

I guess some people are brilliant enough to be brilliant on their own and never doubt anything and come up with fabulous things. But I think it's good to get into arguments with people and have them say, 'That sucks' or 'You're crazy' or 'That's cheesy"'or 'What do you think of this?' — Madonna Ciccone

None of us really pushes hard enough. People always talk about playing over your head when you are up against someone really good. Maybe you don't play over your head at all. Maybe it's just potential you never knew you had. — Fran Tarkenton

If you are an artist and you are honest, you are never good enough. — Jenny Holzer

Just Never Good Enough Quotes

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When I found music I thought, that's what I want to do, but the idea of it being a job never crossed my mind. I just wanted to be good enough to pick up a guitar at a party, or if I saw a girl I liked, to work up the courage to play a song. — Caleb Followill

I was never good at hide and seek because I'd always make enough noise so my friends would be sure to find me. I don't have anyone to play those games with any more, but now and then I make enough noise just in case someone is still looking and hasn't found me yet. — Brian Andreas

I just don't like to settle. Good enough is never good enough. — Josie Natori

I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to do more than was just sufficient, so I worked as little as possible. — Manfred von Richthofen

People think they want to know how magic works, but really they don't. How it works is never as amazing as what the trick was in the first place, so it's never going to make you feel good. Somebody just wanting to know how a trick works is never enough to make me want to tell them. — Justin Willman

My work is never perfect. It always can be better but I just believe that we need to achieve a really high level of excellence. I don't believe in the "Good Enough" principle as a Christian. — Brian Bird

We're all our own worst critics and so hard on ourselves, but for me, my biggest insecurity is my arms. I just hate the tops of them. I work out and they still never look good enough for me. So, over the years I've learned to dress to make myself feel better. — Khloe Kardashian

It's hard enough to make a good song and a good recording of that song. But to try to tailor it to some outside force is just like - It's never been a factor in what I've done or what the band's done. — James Iha

Never be comfortable.... .with just good enough. — Ray Lewis

Personally, I wouldn't wait around for someone to tell you you're good enough before you make your own comics. Just make them, always try to improve and care about what you're doing. Be relentless and never give up. — Troy Little

Feeling Never Good Enough Quotes

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There's not one human being on the planet earth who has never felt, at some point, unaccepted. At some point in our lives, we feel like we're not good enough, but we have to step back and realize that we are. — Jussie Smollett

I never take ideas from the headlines. I feel that if a story is good enough, a real story that is, then it's already been covered by the media, and if it's not good enough, why would I want to bother with it? — Evan Hunter

Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie. — Michel de Montaigne

I never take ideas from the headlines. I feel that if a story is good enough, a real story that is, then it's already been covered by the media, and if it's not good enough, why would I want to bother with it? — Ed McBain

I moved to L.A., and people said that I would never find work, that I would never find good friends, and I feel like I was fortunate enough to find the work, but it wouldn't mean anything unless I had a group of people who could appreciate it. — Ryan Kwanten

I've never really felt good at the parties, but I have enough friends now that I feel social, I used to feel very antisocial, but I think the theater helps. — Adam Rapp

When a writer's whole being is poured into a piece of work, there is never enough. The feeling of finally getting to the end of a piece of work, of making it as good as you can at that moment, is more of a relief than anything else, and then you wait for reviews. — Dani Shapiro

I've always been happy with you," he said. "But I never thought I deserved it." "And now you do?" "And now the feeling's gone," he said. "All I know is that I love you and for the first time, that's good enough. — Cassandra Clare

You're Never Good Enough Quotes

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A true artist, in my mind, is willing to fail sometimes, because if you're not brave enough to say yes and follow your gut, it's never going to be good. — Alexander Skarsgard

And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning — Anthony Trollope

We're taught at such a young age that you can always be better and that you're never perfect and that you're never good enough. — Shawn Johnson

I never felt good enough about myself. I could be better at this, I could be better at that. I could look better. My work could be better. That whole idea that you're going to get caught, you're going to be found out as a fraud. That's one of those reasons I got up at 2:30 in the morning. — Meredith Vieira

Fame and fortune should never get in front of your passion. The passion will generate the fame and fortune, if you're good enough. — Max Walker

I do think it's true that anytime somebody comes to you and says, "I'd like to be in your film," it's never good to dismiss them or make fun of them, because if they're passionate and driven enough, they very well might find a way to be in your film. — Jodie Foster

You should never, ever, let anyone tell you you're not good enough. You have a choice whether to meet others expectations of you, or strive to meet your own. — Jennie Runk

Not Being Good Enough Quotes

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You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good that is in you must be spread to others. — Gordon B. Hinckley

It's not enough for an official to be good. There has to be a system that forces them to be good. — Jesse Robredo

Of course we can always imagine more perfect conditions, how it should be ideally, how everyone should behave. But it is not our task to create an ideal. It's our task to see how it is, and to learn from the world as it is. For the awakening of the heart, conditions are always good enough. — Ajahn Sumedho

There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings. — Friedrich Nietzsche

There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph. — Robert Frank

Infancy is a vulnerable stage of development, therefore, it's not enough that babies receive good care, the care must be excellent. — Magda Gerber

If 'Pygmalion' is not good enough for your friends with its own verbal music, their talent must be altogether extraordinary. — George Bernard Shaw

Do not let anyone tell you what you can be. Do not let anyone tell you that you are not good enough or smart enough. Remember that nobody is better than you. Everybody puts on their pants one leg at a time. — Farrah Gray

Just being ourselves is the biggest fear of humans. We have learned to live our life trying to satisfy other people's demands. We have learned to live by other people's points of view because of the fear of not being accepted and of not being good enough for someone else. — Miguel Angel Ruiz

The governor of Texas, who, when asked if the Bible should also be taught in Spanish, replied that 'if English was good enough for Jesus, then it's good enough for me. — Christopher Hitchens

Not Good Enough Quotes

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The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough. — Nina Simone

Never good enough quote

It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well. — Rene Descartes

Best Effort is not good enough in many areas. — Jen-Hsun Jensen Huang

Learn to walk in God’s perception of who you are, because yours is not good enough. — Graham Cooke

In reality, failure is simply feedback. It’s not that you are bad or not good enough or incapable. Failure — Lewis Howes

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Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. — Garrison Keillor

The core problem is not that we are too passionate about bad things, but that we are not passionate enough about good things. — Larry Crabb

The culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it. — Morrie Schwartz

It don't care whether I'm good enough. It don't care whether I snore or not. It don't care which God I pray to. There are only three things with that kind of unconditional acceptance: Dogs, donuts, and money. — Danny Devito

It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it. — George Bernard Shaw

Being Good Enough Quotes

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The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway. — Mother Teresa

A good speech should be like a woman's skirt: long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest — Winston Churchill

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. — Theodore Roosevelt

Never good enough quote

What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly. — Carl Rogers

Some day I'm going to have to stand before God, and if He asks me why I didn't let that [Jackie] Robinson fellow play ball, I don't think saying 'because of the color of his skin' would be a good enough answer. — Branch Rickey

We have thousands of opportunities every day to be grateful: for having good weather, to have slept well last night, to be able to get up, to be healthy, to have enough to eat. ... There's opportunity upon opportunity to be grateful; that's what life is. — David Steindl-Rast

Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough. — Ernest Hemingway

Inspire yourself to be great. Being good isn't good enough. — Gurbaksh Chahal

One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world. — Yiddish Proverbs

Goals aren't enough. You need goals plus deadlines: goals big enough to get excited about and deadline to make you run. One isn't much good without the other, but together they can be tremendous. — Ben Feldman

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It's enough to have faith in one aspect of God. You have faith in God without form. That is very good. But never get into your head that your faith alone is true and every other is false. Know for certain that God without form is real and that God with form is also real. Then hold fast to whichever faith appeals to you. — Ramakrishna

I applied for a scholarship to Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. I knew I was good enough, but they turned me down. And it took me about six months to realize it was because I was black. I never really got over that jolt of racism at the time. — Nina Simone

Suffer me never to think that I have knowledge enough to need no teaching, wisdom enough to need no correction, talents enough to need no grace, goodness enough to need no progress, humility enough to need no repentance, devotion enough to need no quickening, strength sufficient without Your spirit; lest, standing still, I fall back for evermore. — Eric Milner-White

Much of the Greek coastline comprises steep cliffs and there are few coastal plains for agriculture. Inland are more steep cliffs, rivers that will not allow transportation, and few wide, fertile valleys. There is too little good agricultural land for Greece to become a major agricultural exporter, or to develop more than a handful of major urban areas containing highly educated, highly skilled, and technologically advanced populations. Its situation is further exacerbated by its location, with Athens positioned at the tip of the peninsula, almost cut off from land trade with Europe. It is reliant on the Aegean Sea for access to maritime trade in the region — but across that sea lies Turkey, a large potential enemy. Greece spends a vast amount of euros, which it doesn’t have, on defense. There are about 1,400 Greek islands 6,000 if you include various rocks sticking out of the Aegean of which approximately 200 are inhabited. It takes a decent navy just to patrol this territory, never mind one strong enough to defer any attempt to take the islands over. The result is a huge cost in military spending that Greece doesn’t have. During the Cold War, the Americans, and to a lesser extent, the British were content to underwrite some of the military requirements in order to keep the Soviet Union out of the Aegean and the Mediterranean. When the Cold War ended, so did the checks. — Tim Marshall

Write what you care about and understand. Writers should never try to outguess the marketplace in search of a salable idea; the simple truth is that all good books will eventually find a publisher if the writer tries hard enough, and a central secret to writing a good book is to write on that people like you will enjoy. — Richard North Patterson

There are only three things to say about cocaine. One, there is no such thing as enough. Two, it will never be as good as the first time. Three, those first two facts constitute a tragedy of expense in ways that can't be experienced unless you've had cocaine. ... Your brain will settle into a puddle around your sinuses and you will die. — Eve Babitz

As long as I was in Washington I never met anybody that I thought was good enough, who knew enough, or who loved enough to make sexual decisions for anybody else. — Joycelyn Elders

There's always a way you can get better. You can never be satisfied. You can never say, 'That's good enough'. — Kron Gracie

In some way I felt I was never good enough until I started fighting. I was always striving to show my worth and value. — Randy Couture

I was in enough to get along with people. I was never socially inarticulate. Not a loner. And that saved my life, saved my sanity. That and the writing. But to this day I distrust anybody who thought school was a good time. Anybody. — Stephen King

On sheer ability, Mario is good enough to win scoring titles with a broken stick. On pure talent, he's the best there is. But Wayne almost never disappoints you. He comes to work every night. — Bobby Orr

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. — George Eliot

Love, no matter how you come at it, is a huge risk. It makes it easier for me to remember that God will never reject me because I am not good enough and that any community that has His heart will embrace me as I am. Jesus invites us into a community where imperfect people can find acceptance, love, forgiveness, and a new beginning. — Erwin McManus

No matter what I do on the baseball field, no matter how hard I try to be a good player, no matter how hard I try to be a good father or a good husband, I can never do enough. I can never be perfect in this world. But God's there to tell me that it's not what you do, it's whom you believe in and it's Him loving me. — Mark Teixeira

And realize that life is the best thing ever, and that you have no business taking it for granted. Care so deeply about its goodness that you want to spread it around. Take money...and give it to charity. Work in a soup kitchen. Be a Big Brother or Sister...You want to do well, but if you do not do good too, then doing well will never be enough. — Arthur Balfour

I've done everything for the wrong reasons. All the good works people credit to me are nothing because I did them expecting God to repay me. I thought if I worked hard enough, God would have to give me what I wanted. The truth is I've never served the Lord at all. I was always serving myself. — Francine Rivers

And much more am I sorrier for my good knights' loss than for the loss of my fair queen; for queens I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company. — Thomas Malory

I want to see this country prosperous. I want to see people get a job. I want to see people get enough to eat. We have never made good on our promises. — Henry Morgenthau, Jr.

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