Believe you're worth all of it and you'll never feel guilty about catching up on all that love you've spent years depriving yourself of.
I've noticed that overt 'intelligence'/ know-it-all behavior is often used to mask internal emptiness.
Don't focus on trying to be 'the best'. Focus on being irreplaceable.
Your teacher might be a child who takes you by the hand and asks you a question that you hadn't considered before, and your answer to the child is your answer to yourself.”