There's two ladies that inspire me daily through their hard word and dedication to their careers, friends, and family. They also stand on the "balcony" and cheer others on without an ounce of envy. This is what friendship is all about.
"Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it." ~ C. S. Lewis