Seek to be worth knowing, rather than be well known. Anyone can be well known--some because of their bad, or negative, destructive behavior. But I'd rather seek to be someone worth knowing, that builds others up instead of tearing them down.
What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen. - Henry David Thoreau (my favorite quote!