You’d never invite a thief into your house. So why would you allow thoughts that steal your joy to make themselves at home in your mind? — Unknown
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." — Marcus Aurelius
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.