Tuesday, May 8, 2012

being open

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe.  If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened.  But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche


Paul Boocock said...

I really must read those books of his on my shelf, such wise words deserve attention. Being true to ourselves is just so important and well worth the difficulties engendered by not doing as is expected of us by that tribe.

Rhonda Boocock said...

I guess I learned that lesson today after judging the speech contest... :)