When the wisdom of the present is blinded by its own arrogant magnificence, only the reckless belligerence of youth is capable of saving us of from ourselves. Had this not been an integral part of human evolution, life as we know it would never have been possible, would never change. . . would never get better.
Only through imitation do we develop toward originality. – John Steinbeck – American author (1902-1968)
The constant craving to render easy everything we do is the very act by which we ultimately destroy all vestiges of human creative potential.
Would that after death I be remembered as a life traveler and not a tourist.
It is so much easier to paint a wall than try your hand at creating a masterpiece. The former, critics ignore. The latter, they attack.
I would rather fail than wonder “what if”. . . Sometimes, trying is the only proof that we are truly, deliciously alive. – 99