"It's too big a world to be in competition with everyone."
Sometimes we just can't compete. There is always someone better, stronger, faster, smarter- you name it. We want to be the best at everything but sometimes we just can't be.The thing we are best at is being ourselves, with our unique mix of baggage and gifts. The minute we try to be someone else and beat others at their own game, we have lost something. We have lost our proper position and our right size. We are exceptional in our own way, not in every way.
And we have to accept that if we want to be happy in life. If we go about striving and straining in realms that don't suit us, we will end up sorry and out-classed. We have to learn to step to the side and let other players have the field when we are clearly and obviously out of our league.
I can't be the best at everything and that's ok.