If we want to become artists, we are going to have to break some rules. We cannot do just what is expected of us. At some point, we must break away from the status quo and forge a new path. As it turns out, this is how creativity works best.
Sometimes in life, the script we’re given no longer fits the story we want to live. We realize the rules we were following were assigned by someone who did not have our best interests in mind. And now, we must do something about it.
Yesterday is a cancelled check. The past is not your potential. There are far better things ahead than any you leave behind. The next five years are a blank canvas — clean and bright. Decide that you will throw all the paint on it you can.
If you’re looking for a book to help inspire you as you’re planning for the future, this is the book you should be looking at.