“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
~ Mark Twain
Some people like to sit back and criticize rather than actually doing anything.
You have big dreams, big ambitions? You must be an egotistical asshole. Striving for greatness, want to change the world? Eff that, people will tell you. Aim for the middle. Aim for “good enough.” Aim for average.
When you find yourself talking with someone who belittles your dreams:
Great people (and true friends) aren’t threatened by the dreams and ambitions of others. They don’t sit around playing backseat driver in other people’s lives. They are busy pursuing their own dreams and giving a helping hand to those who do the same.
Like elephant journal on Facebook.
hot on elephant
A letter to the Anger that refuses to Leave Me. 1,388 share Learn to Rock your Social Media & Write Mindfully with Waylon Lewis & Elephant’s Editors. 5 shares Why I Snort Raw Cacao. 9,561 shares The Best Marriage Advice from a Divorced Woman. 2,034 shares 2017 is The Year of Kali, Goddess of Endings & Beginnings. 13,860 shares If you Love her, Don’t Destroy Her. 9,009 shares How to Disentangle ourselves from Karmic Relationships that Drive us Crazy. 153 shares The True Meaning of Friday the 13th (isn’t what we think). 5,248 shares The 6 Best Spiritual Teachings of Wayne Dyer to help us Get Over Ourselves. 1,834 share Use This Buddhist Practice to Overcome Self-Doubt. 415 shares