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
Sensational Not Good Enough quotations
Above all else, never think you're not good enough.
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.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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?
It's not enough for an official to be good. There has to be a system that forces them to be good.
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.
There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.
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.
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.
Learn to walk in God’s perception of who you are, because yours is not good enough.
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.
You cannot be good enough for everybody, but you will always be the best for the ones who deserves you
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
The core problem is not that we are too passionate about bad things, but that we are not passionate enough about good things.
Please don't settle for happiness. It's not good enough. Of course you deserve it, but if that's all you have in mind - happiness - I want to suggest to you that personal success devoid of meaningfulness, free of a steady commitment to social justice - that's more than a barren life. It's a trivial one.
If the only prayer you said was "Thank you", that would be enough.
Sometimes we want things we were not meant to have.
Because he loves us, the Father says no. Faith trusts that no. Faith is willing not to have what God is not willing to give. Furthermore, faith does not insist upon an explanation. It is enough to know His promises to give what is good-he knows so much more about us than we do.
Infancy is a vulnerable stage of development, therefore, it's not enough that babies receive good care, the care must be excellent.
If 'Pygmalion' is not good enough for your friends with its own verbal music, their talent must be altogether extraordinary.
The enemy tricks us into believing we are not good enough because he knows if we discover the truth we'll be unstoppable.
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.
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.
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.
To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
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.
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.
It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it.
What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly.
History is life; he who has not lived, or has lived only enough to write a doctoral dissertation, is too inexperienced with life to write good history.
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.
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.
The world bursts at the seams with people ready to tell you you're not good enough. On occasion, some may be correct. But do not do their work for them. Seek any job; ask anyone out; pursue any goal. Don't take it personally when they say 'no' - they may not be smart enough to say 'yes.'
I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there.
One of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me Superman did not exist. I was like what do you mean he's not real. And she thought I was crying because it’s like Santa Claus is not real and I was crying because there was no one coming with enough power to save us.
Just live right now, and be yourself, it doesn't matter if it's not good enough for someone else.
A good base stealer should make the whole infield jumpy.
Whether you steal or not, you're changing the rhythm of the game. If the pitcher is concerned about you, he isn't concentrating enough on the batter.
Sure, I’m sad, but I’m not looking to soothe that sadness by replacing it with a new relationship. Women are allowed to be sad, and they’re allowed to be single, and they don’t need to hear that one day a man is going to make it all go away by telling her she is good enough again. She’s good enough as she is.
All I can tell you really is if you get to the point where someone is telling you that you are not great or not good enough, just follow your heart and don't let anybody crush your dream.
It is not enough to be nice; you have to be good. We are attracted by nice people; but only on the assumption that their niceness is a sign of goodness.
Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things.
Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them. Put there just a spark. If there is some good inflammable stuff, it will catch fire.
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.
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.