“ If your goal and actions are right, and you keep going the same way, then the same people who are talking about you, the same people who are criticizing you, will venerate you in ten years' time. That is how life is. ”
Source: Book: Compassion Cannot Choose; page: 55
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Competitors are not enemies. They are people who keep reminding you of your own shortcomings. Your quality control.
If you are deeply involved with even the simplest aspects of your life, you will see every aspect of your life is spectacular.
If you want to be successful, surround yourself with people who are more successful than you are, but if you want to be happy, surround yourself with people who are less successful than you are.
If you are keen on doing something about human suffering, attend to yourself first, and also to people around you. That is the best way to start