"as much money and life as you could want. the two things most human beings would choose above all. the trouble is, humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things which are worst for them." Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Be daring. Be different. Be impractical. Be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safer, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.