I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. Although as an author I am responsible for making readers understand--a reader who doesn't understand is an unhappy reader. (And there is some value to leaving some questions unanswered.
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.