• You bet I believe in that expression - and, given half a chance, I love to instill confidence in someone where it may not have been before.
  • I grew up with people telling me I was never going to amount to anything. I went to college to be a teacher, but worked part-time in kitchens, I had a natural ability to cook. Later I met a brilliant professor who was retiring and he told the crowd this> "Figure out what you're good at and what you love. Make it your dream,no sense being miserable in your job." At 39 that's what I did. People who are miserable would like you to use as a floatation device while they sink.
  • Yes, but that saying is easier said than done when you're stuck around small people almost all the time because your family thinks they know better than you, instead of giving you the benefit of the doubt.
  • Yes. I think it's a good idea to drop any "losers" from your life. Those kinds of people only hold you back from your true potential.
  • wholeheartedly. the great ones inspire, the not so great ones conspire to bring you down into their hopeless world. the great ones illuminate others who may have been in the dark so that they too can see their own brilliance within.
  • youre question sucks and you are a jerk. No no, just kidding. Good question, and I do basically agree with the quote.
  • Absolutely.I try to live by it.That is my favorite quote of all time by Mark Twain.
  • I have never heard this quote, but I like it. It reveals a great truth--that great people are confident in their own unique abilities, so they're not concerned about being overshadowed by others.

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