Stop comparing yourself with others. If they are good at something, you too are good at something else. Self-confidence is not measured by your own capabilities versus that of others, but by your own needs.

― Stephen Richards (via psych-quotes)

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The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.

― Thomas A. Edison (via psych-quotes)

When something bothered me, I didn’t talk with anyone about it. I thought it over all by myself, came to a conclusion, and took action alone. Not that I really felt lonely. I thought that’s just the way things are.

Human beings, in the final analysis, have to survive on their own.

Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart  (via her0inchic)

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Today, you have the opportunity to transcend from a disempowered mindset of existence to an empowered reality of purpose-driven living. Today is a new day that has been handed to you for shaping. You have the tools, now get out there and create a masterpiece.

― Steve Maraboli (via psych-quotes)

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