No performance context exactly here, just some thoughts I had lying around. Sadly I have no attribution for any of these... might be fun to track down the original author.
Mediocrity can be temporary housing, but should never be long term residence.
Don’t be shy about challenging others to grow beyond their faults just because you have those very same faults.
Always share your best thoughts, even if they are less than you want them to be.
Dignity is about accepting imperfections you have, not displaying perfection you don’t.