The weakling cannot walk this path. A man needs strength to follow out what his deep intuition tells him to do, especially where it departs from the allegedly rational or the socially conventional. If his guided attitude or action meets with criticism or opposition, what is that to him? He is not answerable for what other people think about him. That is their responsibility. He is answerable only for what he himself thinks and does.
-- Notebooks Category 1: Overview of the Quest > Chapter 3: Independent Path > # 193