Think of yourself as a brand. You need to be remembered. What will they remember you for? What defines you? If you have it in you, do something that defines you. Invent something, develop a unique skill, get noticed for something — it creates a talking point.
You were saved not by work, but for work. Do it till all is done. By your Inventions, Innovations, Initiatives, Improvements, Involvements, Imaginations, Information, Interventions and Inspirations... Go the extra mile and dare to do it.
Among other possibilities, money was invented to make it possible for a foolish man to control wise men; a weak man, strong men; a child, old men; an ignorant man, knowledgeable men; and for a dwarf to control giants.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
The function of the artist is to invent, not to chronicle.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
To invent is to discern, to choose.
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
I didn't just invent saying offensive things.
I invent nothing, I rediscover.