Joan Jett on how important it is to follow your dreams

The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, ‘What are you talking about?’ Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it’s not what people expect for you they kind of react funny. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Jett

Orison Swett Marden on his outlook on life and career

Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orison_Swett_Marden