Making friends is like wearing sandals. If they do not fit then you remove them.
The human being is a social product; he is what he eats, learns, hears, sees, feels, and lives.
Fly as high as you can but make sure your feet are ever prepared for landing.
It is a mark of respect to fire that, the pot sits on top of it without complaining; it is with the same regard that fire does not set the pot ablaze, but only cooks its content.