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external validation Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about external validation
  1. #1
    “Ego needs honours in order to be validated. Confidence, on the other hand, is able to wait and focus on the task at hand regardless of external recognition.”
  2. #2
    “Conflict with and hostile criticism from loved ones increase our self-doubts and create a sense of helplessness, classic triggers for depression. We need validation from our loved ones. Researchers say that marital distress raises the risk for depression tenfold!”
  3. #3
    “Don’t wait for people to approve you, affirm you, or validate you.”
  4. #4
    “For what matters in life is not whether we receive a round of applause; what matters is whether we have the courage to venture forth despite the uncertainty of acclaim.”
  5. #5
    “But never delude yourself into believing that you require someone else’s blessing (or even their comprehension) in order to make your own creative work.”
  6. #6
    “He was prepared to joke with them, to tell them stories from his journeyman years, and in turn to listen to their stories, anything just so as to keep them awake, to be able to show them again and again that he had nothing edible in the cage, and that he starved in a way that not one of them could.”
  7. #7
    “A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.”