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Quotes About Validation

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Confucius
“What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.”
Confucius

Mandy Hale
“An amazing thing happens when you stop seeking approval and validation: You find it. People are naturally drawn like magnets to those who know who they are and cannot be shaken!”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

Mandy Hale
“When you are your own best friend, you don’t endlessly seek out relationships, friendships, and validation from the wrong sources because you realize that the only approval and validation you need is your own.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

“Just like children, emotions heal when they are heard and validated.”
Jill Bolte Taylor, My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

Mandy Hale
“Find yourself first…like yourself first…love yourself FIRST…& friendship & love will naturally find YOU.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

Yvonne Pierre
“You'll have less heartaches and disappointments if you stop seeking from others the things ONLY God and you can give yourself!”
Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

The only permission, the only validation, and the only opinion that matters in our quest
“The only permission, the only validation, and the only opinion that matters in our quest for greatness is our own.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Lee  Goff
“There are times to listen to the people that believe in you during those days you don't believe in yourself. Sometimes you look in the mirror and it's fogged up; the person looking back a blurred image, but those folks that know you and love you see the real you. Sometimes you have to trust the ones that are there for you in your darkest times to find out how much light exists in you. God bless you.”
Lee Goff

M.B. Dallocchio
“Someone can tell you all your life that you’re inferior, but it doesn’t matter until you accept it and allow for validation. Once validation takes place, it’s then that the colonial malaise sets in like smallpox.”
M.B. Dallocchio

Steven Pressfield
“Nothing is as empowering as real-world validation, even if it's for failure.”
Steven Pressfield, The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles

Kimberly Giles
“All bad behavior is really a request for love, attention, or validation.”
Kimberly Giles, Choosing Clarity: The Path to Fearlessness

T.F. Hodge
“Keep at it. Persistence does pay dividends. But there is a catch; you gotta believe it before manifestation will validate conviction as [your] truth. And sacrifice is a required path to fulfillment.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

James K.A. Smith
“Whenever science attempts to legitimate itself, it is no longer scientific but narrative, appealing to an orienting myth that is not susceptible to scientific legitimation.”
James K.A. Smith, Who's Afraid of Postmodernism?: Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church

Steve Maraboli
“Most people are resentful of the happiness of others and yet we seem to seek validation from others in order to allow our own happiness… it’s easy to see the problem with this system.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Sue Monk Kidd
“And second, once we are caught in the pattern of creating ourselves from cultural blueprints, it becomes a primary way of receiving validation. We become unknowingly bound up in a need to please the cultural father--the man holding the brush--and live up to his images of what a woman should be and do. We're rewarded when we do; life gets difficult when we don't.”
Sue Monk Kidd, The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine

“I used to think that prizes were damaging and divisive, until I got one. And now they seem sort of meaningful and real.”
Bill Nighy

George Eliot
“That was the way with Casaubon's hard intellectual labours. Their most characteristic result was not the 'Key to all Mythologies', but a morbid consciousness that others did not give him the place which he had not demonstrably merited - a perpetual suspicious conjecture that the views entertained of him were not to his advantage - a melancholy absence of passion in his efforts at achievement, and a passionate resistance to the confession that he had achieved nothing.

Thus his intellectual ambition which seemed to others to have absorbed and dried him, was really no security against wounds”
George Eliot, Middlemarch

Tina Fey
“With that exchange, a cosmic shift took place. Amy made it clear that she wasn’t there to be cute. She wasn’t there to play wives and girlfriends in the boys’ scenes. She was there to do what she wanted to do and she did not fucking care if you like it.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

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