There is little value in being popular if it means that other people get to define or limit who you are, especially if they won’t accept the real you.
Basketball Coach: “So where’s the wolf?”
Scott: “Oh, not today Coach. No wolf.”
Crowd chanting: “Wolf! Wolf! Wolf! … ”
Scott: “Look Coach. No wolf. Not now, not ever. I wanna play, but I gotta be myself.”
- He’s a Teen, He’s a Wolf, He’s Teen Wolf (reelz.com)