I prefer to forge my own path and do what I know is right. It may not be to the liking of other people, but I think that if I don't do it then a bigger wrong is done. I learned from those who were decent and kind, and I learned from the assholes who were the real problem.
“There's no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics