Listening in to criticism and mockery may help you become a great person. If the mockery and/or criticism is based in truth, this should motivate you to work hard and offset your shortcomings. If they are based in envy, mockery and criticism should boost you up still.
You should not necessarily feel compelled to prove people wrong though, but be consistent in becoming bigger and better a person tomorrow than you were today.
This is the second post in a series of quotations, Ubalogic,- more like random thoughts- that I come up with from my experiences and thought experiments.
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