Definitions: (1) a person of value; (2) the self-realization of one’s own worth; self-esteem; (3) important

• Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions. — Noam Chomsky (1928-) American linguist
• Every person has a longing to be significant; to make a contribution; to be a part of something noble and purposeful. — John Calvin Maxwell (1947-) American author & pastor