Chances Are

Eleanor Roosevelt said many profound things. In this case, I believe that people who do things that interest them and do them with all their heart often inspire others to do the same, and that doing so while facing fear is an act of courage.

With Love,
Russ

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Do the things that interest you and do them with all your heart.  Don’t be concerned about whether people are watching you or criticizing you.  The chances are that they aren’t paying any attention to you.
     —  Eleanor Roosevelt
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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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3 Responses to Chances Are

  1. ksbeth says:

    great quote and i think that you are so right, russ –

  2. JanBeek says:

    A good reminder. Yes, we’d be much less worried about what people think of us – if we realized how seldom they do! Sobering thought, isn’t it?

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