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I’d rather you impress me, than love me. — Bryant McGill . . . I’d rather you impress me, than love me. I’d rather you be strong in your own opinions, than yield to mine for approval. We should delight in people’s lives being full of impressive accomplishments, precisely because we do love and care about them. We should be proud of people having their own opinions, even when those opinions differ from our own, because real love wants every person to be independent, strong, and confident. When we really care for people’s development and wellbeing, our admiration of their impressive accomplishments feels even more deeply satisfying, than their admiration of our own opinions and accomplishments. One of the most powerful and practical forms of unconditional love, is being impressed — with those whom we disagree, and even more so, with those we know may not even like us, or our way of seeing the world. Being loved feels good to us all, but when someone impresses us, that commands respect. I’d rather be impressed and respect you first, but if we have both love and respect, well — that is just unparalleled! It is so pleasurable to see people standing tall and thriving with self-reliance. We should rather sacrifice our egos, if it helps another ascend beyond the suffocating reach of our own insecurities. Never allow your insecurities to create insecurity in others. Like any good coach, temporary mentor, or friend should think — you don’t have to like me, and we don't always have to agree, but learn what you can from me; throw out the rest, and above all — go out there and be great! . . . I knew I was a winner because humility taught me that every person is a winner. I knew I was great, because humility taught me, that every person is great. . . . And guess what, you are great too! . . . (Finish reading in comments...) . . . #success #growth #worthy #greatness #humility #selfhelp #selfdevelopment #quotes #selflove #appreciate #love

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I’d rather you impress me, than love me. — Bryant McGill

I’d rather you impress me, than love me. I’d rather you be strong in your own opinions, than yield to mine for approval. We should delight in people’s lives being full of impressive accomplishments, precisely because we do love and care about them. We should be proud of people having their own opinions, even when those opinions differ from our own, because real love wants every person to be independent, strong, and confident. When we really care for people’s development and wellbeing, our admiration of their impressive accomplishments feels even more deeply satisfying, than their admiration of our own opinions and accomplishments. One of the most powerful and practical forms of unconditional love, is being impressed — with those whom we disagree, and even more so, with those we know may not even like us, or our way of seeing the world. Being loved feels good to us all, but when someone impresses us, that commands respect. I’d rather be impressed and respect you first, but if we have both love and respect, well — that is just unparalleled! It is so pleasurable to see people standing tall and thriving with self-reliance. We should rather sacrifice our egos, if it helps another ascend beyond the suffocating reach of our own insecurities. Never allow your insecurities to create insecurity in others. Like any good coach, temporary mentor, or friend should think — you don’t have to like me, and we don't always have to agree, but learn what you can from me; throw out the rest, and above all — go out there and be great!

I knew I was a winner because humility taught me that every person is a winner. I knew I was great, because humility taught me, that every person is great.

And guess what, you are great too!

#success #growth #worthy #greatness #humility #selfhelp #selfdevelopment #quotes #selflove #appreciate #love

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Bryant McGill is a human potential thought leader, international bestselling author, activist, and social entrepreneur.

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@bryantmcgill I love this and do Strive for this in my life. 🙌🏽 thanks

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Yes. ❤

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🌝🌝🌝🌝..yes..always impress ur thoughts Sir..

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100% agree and so brilliantly expressed. This is how I raised my children and this is the gift I have myself too. This is how I show up for my life, somedays a queen, somedays a warrior…but I answer the call, fiercely, gently passionately and lovingly as I take this life and make it uniquely mine. As I see my children evolve, I marvel at the human spirit to thrive and grow beyond our wildest imaginations, learning to adapt to every new phase of us and it’s such an honor to be ‘present’ for ourselves. I’m committed to me, married to my expansion and will flow with Grace through this life experience. Thank you for being a light and using your gift to make this world a beautiful place @bryantmcgill

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100% agree and so brilliantly expressed. This is how I raised my children and this is the gift I have myself too. This is how I show up for my life, somedays a queen, somedays a warrior…but I answer the call, fiercely, gently passionately and lovingly as I take this life and make it uniquely mine. As I see my children evolve, I marvel at the human spirit to thrive and grow beyond our wildest imaginations, learning to adapt to every new phase of us and it’s such an honor to be ‘present’ for ourselves. I’m committed to me, married to my expansion and will flow with Grace through this life experience. Thank you for being a light and using your gift to make this world a beautiful place @bryantmcgill

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🤔🙌🏼

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Very cool 💜

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😊

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@marywzimmermann of course 🙂 actually, your comment caused me to elaborate on the concept further, in case I had not conveyed it as well as I wished. So, thank you.

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Life wants you to thrive in the domain of your own unique creative vision for your yourself. Do not merely submit to the expectations of others or society. Life wants you to be fully supported in your needs and to live in abundance and safety. Life wants you to live in total alignment with true love, passion, and integrity. Life is trying to tell you to wake-up! It’s not too late. A thrilling, brilliant and electrifying life is yours the moment you wake-up. Proclaim now that you refuse to die without fully living!

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Each person was meant to blossom into their own unique signature of greatness. Not being great is a form of extreme arrogance. If you were genuinely humble you would be great, because humility would never squander the magnificent gift of life and its fullest opportunities. It takes humility to accept responsibility for the mantle of greatness in your birthright and to become all you can be in life. Real humility is graceful power, not a mandate to be victimized and abused. If you are really humble you will put yourself first when you need to take care of you. A humble person would not put themselves last by not taking care of themselves, because that would be treating your sacred life poorly and carelessly — which is arrogant to life, not humble.

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@bryantmcgill Your open minded kind response was appreciated.

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Lovely” I love reading ur posts

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Great message

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@donna.valentine 👍🏻 ty

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Love to see your posts 😍

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