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.
"Be one who nurtures and builds. Be one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them." Note: "LEAVE PEOPLE BETTER THAN YOU FOUND THEM.
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.