“Is this person in between me and what I want to do?” If the answer is no, ignore it and move on. Your energy is better used doing your work and outpacing people that way. Then, when you’re in charge, don’t hire the people who were jerky to you.
Fey, Tina (2011-04-05). Bossypants (pp. 144-146). Reagan Arthur Books. Kindle Edition.