Not Good Enough Quotes by Edwin van der Sar, Ryan Babel, Mark Noble, Agapi Stassinopoulos, John McGinn, Chris Klein and many others.
We accept that, in one way now, if you are 27, 28 and still playing for Ajax, you are probably not good enough for the top of Europe because players want to go to the top in Europe.
They used to have selection days for all the local kids and I went to these trials three times and got turned down every time. On the third time I was so upset because I thought I was not good enough. I was eight years old and I had the feeling, ‘That’s it, I don’t want to play for Ajax any more!’
You have to hit the ground running at West Ham. If you don’t, suddenly from the fans it’s, ‘You’re not good enough to play for our football club.’
We start to feel not good enough and we withdraw our hearts energy and sensor our authentic expression, and that hurts!
I’ve worked under a lot of managers, whether it’s the national team or at St Mirren and everyone has their moments. I think it is important, you can’t just let things pass if they are not good enough.
Every opportunity that comes your way, you can’t take lightly. You have to take it very, very seriously, because the opportunities are limited. If you want to keep working, you can’t be such an elitist, to say no, that’s not good enough, not big enough, not smart enough, whatever.
Good is not good enough at United.
Models are some of the most insecure people I’ve ever met. They’re constantly being told that they’re not good enough. You’ve really got to practice loving yourself.
There was a time when I just felt like a superwoman. I was like, ‘I got Jesus! I ain’t afraid!’ But, the truth is, I want to do things right, and sometimes I am afraid that I’m not good enough or that I’m not going to handle something right.
I don’t want people to say, ‘So, what do you think about that Cher?’ and for them to reply, ‘She’s okay.’ Okay is not good enough. I want them to either love me or to completely despise me – I mean, call me all the names under the sun. I love it.
What I learned from that loss, and also another loss that I’m going to talk about later, was that when you’re there, it’s not good enough to be there, when you’re there, you better walk away with that ring.
In England right now you’re not good enough until you get validated.
When it comes to United, if you don’t win everything, it’s not good enough.
Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It’s the fear that we’re not good enough.
Sometimes your best isn’t good enough
We shouldn’t be afraid to fail- if we are not failing we are not pushing. 80% of the stuff in the studio is not going to work. If something is not good enough, stop doing it.
To be fair to David Brent, he wants to be famous for doing something, for being a musician, but he’s just not good enough.