Today’s Quotes: Set healthy boundaries!

“Your personal boundaries protect the inner core of your identity and your right to choices.”
Gerard Manley Hopkins
“Whatever you are willing to put up with, is exactly what you will have.”
- Anon
“You change for two reasons: Either you learn enough that you want to, or you’ve been hurt enough that you have to.” 
- Anon

    Please tell me more about setting boundaries….thanks!

  • Freddie B

    I was struck by the quotation from Gerard Manley Hopkins because it seemed uncharacteristic, so I looked a little deeper. It seems that one David Richo actually wrote what is quoted here, in his book How to Be An Adult: A Handbook on Psychological and Spiritual Integration (Paulist Press, 1991). Richo did follow his statement with the following beautiful lines from Hopkins: “There lives the dearest freshness deep-down things.”