When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
Lao Tzu

In Perspective

18 Comments CherryPie on Sep 20th 2009

18 Responses to “Cherie’s Place – Thought for the Week”

  1. Sean Jeating says:

    :) … and from a certain point onwards you would not (even) waste a thought on what everybody might think about you.

  2. Denise says:


    Ch, please check my link as I have had to start a new blog!

  3. As does each branch on a tree…
    Excellent quote Cherie.

  4. Again a beautiful sight Cherie!

  5. Claudia says:

    Satisfaction with one’s individuality. Quite an attainment, Sir Lao Tzu! Your flowers have much elegance and a captivating colour,Cherie.

  6. ubermouth says:

    I don’t know about this one,Cherie.
    I am content to be myself but everybody hates me. Even my friends. :)

  7. Phidelm says:

    Good quote – and makes perfect sense. At least the first part does. After that, I suspect it is not so much a matter of other people respecting you (that’s not going to happen, by and large!) but of you simply not caring about what they think of you!

  8. jameshigham says:

    Ah, you’re around, Cherie.