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.
Mark Twain (1871-1910), American author and humorist, best known for the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, considered the Great American Novel.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915), American civil rights leaders, educator, and author.
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