Don’t let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn’t go with it.
Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.