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Letter "G" » Gail Sheehy Quotes
«Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.»
«If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we are not really living.»
«If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.»
«Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties»
«Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect, you have enough.»
Author: Gail Sheehy
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«With each passage of human growth we must shed a protective structure [like a hardy crustacean]. We are left exposed and vulnerable - but also yeasty and embryonic again, capable of stretching in ways we hadn't known before.»
Author: Gail Sheehy
«Ah, mastery... what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills... and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.»
«No sooner do we think we have assembled a comfortable life than we find a piece of ourselves that has no place to fit in»
«When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.»
«The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.»