You can't be all tangents and no center.
When our efforts go unacknowledged, we can feel invisible. Unloved. We forget why we are bothering to put in the effort if no one notices it.
“Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man… It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition is gone, pride is gone.”
“Magic is simply undiscovered science, and science is merely discovered magic.”