Unity at all cost.
Despite the thoughts, words, rumours, whatever. I can’t afford to waste my energy to dwell on matters that are really, inconsequential to my betterment. Say what you want to say…
Her heart was grieved for a state which seemed but the more pitiable from this sort of irritation of spirits, inconsistencies of action, and inequality of powers; and it mortified her that she was given so little credit for proper feeling, or esteemed so little as a friend: but she had the consolation of knowing that her intentions were good..
Emma, Jane Austen
Here’s to the bigger picture. It doesn’t really matter to me if you’re not in it.