Care about people’s approval, and you will always be their prisoner.
– Lao Tzu
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
– Dr. Seuss
If you have an over-preoccupation with perception and trying to please people’s expectations, then you can go mad.
– Benedict Cumberbatch
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
– Albert Einstein
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.