I am a geek nerd who happened to have a temporary period of jockiness.
I am a Yale Law School graduate.
Do not forget from whence you've come.
The joke I always make is I'm either running for reelection, running for Senate, running for governor, or running for my life. The latter is also a viable possibility.
We are at our best when we give the ultimate sacrifice of putting other people, putting the country, putting our communities ahead of ourselves.
Don't give in to cynicism. It is a toxic spiritual state.