ignore the smallness of the cynics... encourage... be encouraged ...
become what you have dreamed of
“Instruction does much, but encouragement everything." ―Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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