Don't compromise your morals. --- There were some people in my life who did compromise themselves (and DEFINITELY their morals), rather than change the dickheads around them. Oh well, THEIR loss, not mine.
100 years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, or the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove. But the world may be different because I made a difference in the life of a child.
This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. From philosopher Epicurus. Words to live by every day, once we have what we want it ceases to make us happy and we are on to wanting the next thing. Be grateful, appreciate, and you will be happy.