Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain the reason mother should be kept away.
"Progress is impossible without change & those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." - George Bernard Shaw This is among my favorite sayings. Inability to change, reconsider or rethink is a true sign of iGNORANCE.
Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So, love the people who treat you right and forget about the ones who don't. And believe that everything happens for a reason. if you get a chance- take it